ABC Announced A Specific Release Date For Season 7 Of ‘Scandal’
Despite a massive drop of the viewing audience (-25%) during the sixth season premiere of “Scandal”, the political thriller remains one of the most rated TV shows on ABC. Of course, millions of fans are wondering, whether or not it will be the last season of the show? Or may be ABC is about to pick up “Scandal” for the next season? Fortunately, on February 10, 2017, it was announced that ABC had given an early renewal for its political drama series. We suggest you sign up for our automatic notifications if you don’t want to miss the premiere.
We have been expecting the decision on renewal from ABC, given the impressive reception of the current season among critics and viewers, as well as pretty high television ratings. Let’s take a look at some significant figures, to learn why ABC made this decision. Currently, according to IMDb, “Scandal” has a score of 7.9/10 based on over 54,000 user votes. At the same time, according to Rotten Tomatoes, the current season of “Scandal” has a score of 8.0/10 and a 100% approval rating among critics. The show has a score of 3.5/5 and a 66% approval rating among the viewers. The premiere of the current season has drawn 7.623 million viewers (-25.61% compared to last season’s premiere) with a 2.00 demo rating (-38.65%) among adults (18-49).
“Scandal” Season 6 picks up when “the election results for the presidential race between Mellie Grant and Francisco Vargas are announced, and the shocking results lead to an explosive outcome,” according to ABC. Shonda Rhimes created the series and also serves as executive producer jointly with Betsy Beers and Mark Wilding.
Notification of the Release Date (Season 7)
“Scandal” Season 6 kicked off on January 26, 2017, on ABC. The season premiere has garnered 7.623 million viewers, critical acclaim, as well as principally positive reviews from the target audience. As we expected, ABC leaders appreciated the viewing figures of the current season. Therefore the American Broadcasting Company has confirmed the renewal of “Scandal” for a seventh season. “Scandal” Season 7 premieres on Thursday, October 5, 2017, at 9|8c on ABC.
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