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'Scandal' Preview: What Happened to Jake?

Scandal is new Thursday night on ABC.
It's not easy being Olivia Pope in this week's new Scandal, airing Thursday, October 23 at 9 p.m. ET/PT on ABC.

In the episode, titled "The Key," Olivia and the team continue to investigate Catherine’s case, but Olivia is distracted when Jake stops returning her calls. Meanwhile, Cyrus falls deeper into the rabbit hole with Michael, David realizes what it’s like to finally be a winner in DC and Fitz seeks answers to Jerry's death.

Watch a sneak peek video below:





Scandal stars Kerry Washington as Olivia Pope, Guillermo Diaz as Huck, Darby Stanchfield as Abby Whelan, Katie Lowes as Quinn Perkins, Tony Goldwyn as President Fitzgerald Grant, Jeff Perry as Cyrus Beene, Bellamy Young as Mellie Grant, Joshua Malina as David Rosen and Scott Foley as Jacob “Jake” Ballard.

Guest starring Emmy Award winner Joe Morton, Sonya Walger (Lost) and Jasika Nicole (Fringe).

"The Key" was written by Chris Van Dusen and directed by Paul McCrane.

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