Joshua Malina narrates Scandal Season 3 pre-special

In advance of Scandal Season 3 beginning Oct. 3 on ABC, the network will air a Scandal clip special earlier that same evening. Narrated by series costar Joshua Malina (who plays David Rosen), the one-hour special — called Scandal: The Secret is Out — will feature the most buzzed-about moments from the breakout hit.

Along with clips from Scandal Season 1 and Season 2, Scandal: The Secret is Out dissects the rumors, lies and affairs, and lets viewers catch up on characters and storylines, with common Twitter hashtag questions — like #WhoIsQuinn?, #WhoShotFitz? and #WhatTheHuck? — being explained for any newbies.

Scandal: The Secret Is Out airs on ABC Oct. 3 at 8pm ET/PT. The Scandal Season 3 premiere airs later that evening, at 10pm ET/PT. In the Scandal Season 3 premiere episode, called “It’s Handled,” with Olivia’s (Kerry Washington) name out there as the president’s (Tony Goldwyn) mistress, both the White House and Pope & Associates face their biggest scandal to date, and a surprise allegiance is formed in order to get things handled. Meanwhile, Olivia’s father, Rowan, will stop at nothing to carry out his orders, and no one — including Olivia — can stand in his way. Shonda Rhimes wrote the episode.

Scandal: The Secret is Out airs Oct. 3 at 8pm ET/PT on ABC.

Scandal Season 3 begins Oct. 3 at 10pm ET/PT on ABC.



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