Scoop: SCANDAL on ABC - Thursday, February 16, 2017

Scoop: SCANDAL on ABC - Thursday, February 16, 2017 "The Belt" - Cyrus faces his ultimate challenge but continues to stop at nothing to prove his innocence. Meanwhile, Olivia and the gladiators uncover shocking new evidence about the night Frankie was shot, on "Scandal," airing THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 16 (9:01-10:00 p.m. EST), on the ABC Television Network.

"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, Joshua Malina as David Rosen, BellAmy Young as First Lady Mellie Grant, Scott Foley as Jake Ballard, PORTIA DE ROSSI as Elizabeth North, Joe Morton as Rowan Pope and Cornelius Smith Jr. as Marcus Walker.

Guest starring are George Newbern as Charlie, Brian Letscher as Tom, Matthew Del Negro as Michael, Phoebe Neidhardt as Meg, Derek Phillips as Gerald, William Duffy as Ralph, Ryan Cutrona as Roger and Saycon Sengbloh as Angela Webster.

"Scandal" was created by Shonda Rhimes ("Grey's Anatomy," "How to Get Away with Murder"). Shonda Rhimes, Betsy Beers ("Grey's Anatomy," "How to Get Away with Murder"), Mark Fish and Tom Verica are executive producers. "Scandal" is produced by ABC Studios.

"The Belt" was written by Paul William Davies and directed by Tom Verica.

"Scandal" is broadcasted in 720 Progressive (720P), ABC's selected HDTV format, with 5.1-channel surround sound.