7 Things You Need to Know Before Scandal Season 7 Premiere

By Marisa Dabney | Sep 25th, 2017

The premiere of Scandal: The Final Season is drawing near. On Thursday October 5th at 9|8c, Olivia Pope returns to ABC and make no mistake she is in charge. Season 6 started with a bang as Mellie's Presidential opponent Francisco "Frankie" Vargas was shot. Another huge bomb was dropped, not including the literal ones dropped by a bad guy named Peus, in the season finale when Olivia gave Frankie's widow, Luna, a deadly task. Are you a little behind but still want to tune in live to the Scandal premiere on October 5th? Check out these seven things you need to know before the premiere. Warning: there are spoilers ahead. You can also still watch the Season 6 Finale "Transfer of Power" by clicking here.

Now, are you ready for the premiere of Scandal: The Final Season? We think you are but let's see if you are truly prepared by testing how well you would handle a scandal. Take the quiz: How Would You Handle a Scandal?

You can also catch up on Season 6 by watching the Season 6 Recap Playlist.

Let us know what you think will happen or what you hope will happen during Scandal: The Final Season in the comments section below? Be sure to have your wine and popcorn ready for the Scandal premiere on THURSDAY OCT 5 9|8c on ABC.