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Scandal Season 6:ABC’s TV series Scandal is currently on a hiatus, and there’s no news on whether it’ll have a next season. After Scandal Season 5 aired earlier this year, the show is constantly hounded by the rumour of cancellation. Rumour has it that showrunner Shonda Rhimes is responsible for the cancellation.
— kerry washington (@kerrywashington) November 1, 2016
Update: The first teaser for Scandal Season 6 shared by Kerry Washington on Twitter. It is just 10 seconds long and gives us a glimpse into what is to come in the political thriller. We don’t want to spoil things for you by giving you the summary of the teaser. Watch it for yourself, and let us know what you think.
As for now, we have little information into whichdirection Season 6 will go. But as per Inquisitr, ABChas confirmed that the season premiere will pick up on election night, where either Melly Grant, played by Bellamy Young or Francisco Vargas, played by Ricardo Chavira will succeed Fitz and become the next president.
Scandal Season 6 cancellation Rumours:Shonda Rhimes Responsible?
Movie News Guide reports,showrunner Shonda Rhimes has got several upcoming projects which is why she is likely to loose focus on the show. Besides Scandal,Rhimes has her sights on another TV project which isan unnamed legal drama set to premiere on the network.According to reports, she Rhimes has recruited Scandal writer Paul William Davies to work on the new series.Shondaland,a TV production company founded by Rhimeshas an impressive list ofon-going dramas includes Scandal, Grey’s Anatomy, How To Get Away with Murder, and The Catch.
Earlier this month, reports emerged that the upcoming Scandal Season 6 has to be pushed back because of Kerry Washington’s pregnancy. News is thatpostponement of the upcomingseason has led another TV show, “Notorious” starring Piper Perabo and Daniel Sunjata, to squeeze in. Fans were quick to suggest the similarity between Notorious and Sandal and thought that perhaps the title is being replaced but that’s very unlikely.
As per Parent Herald, television producer Lara Spencer and writer Shonda Rhimes has previously admitted that they had already pictured out a finale for Scandal. Rhimes went on to say,[Olivia] never had to actually be a wife she never actually had to be truly emotionally available. She never actually had to do any of the icky stuff that you have to do when you’re in a relationship.” She added: “For better or worse like I think [Jake] sees all of the dirty parts of [Olivia] and doesn’t care. And I don’t know that she necessarily likes that because then she has to actually commit so maybe that’s harder.” The publication back then had reported that Scandal season 6 will indeed happen. But recent reports have shot down the news.
Presentlythe network is yet to confirm if they are going to cut down Scandal permanently. Stay tuned for more news onScandal Season 6.