Scandal is an American political thriller television series starring Kerry Washington. Created by Shonda Rhimes, it debuted on ABC on April 5, 2012. Kerry Washington's character, Olivia Pope, is partially based on former George H.W. Bush administration press aide Judy Smith, who serves as a co-executive producer.
Scandal is a rock band from the 1980s fronted by Patty Smyth. The band scored a hit in the United States with the song "The Warrior", which peaked at No. 7 in 1984. Their other major hits were "Goodbye to You" (1982 - No. 65 US), "Love's Got A Line On You" (1983 - No. 59 US), "Hands Tied" (1984 - No. 41 US), and "Beat of A Heart" (1985 - No. 41 US).