Scandal Scoop: Stephen Collins to Guest-Star

Scandal Season 2 SpoilersPerpetually busy onetime 7th Heaven pop Stephen Collins has lined up a new gig — on ABC’s perpetually juicy Scandal.

Collins, who previously has recurred on Shonda Rhimes’ Private Practice (as Addison’s father aka “The Captain”) will guest-star as a reporter in an upcoming Season 2 episode.

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Collins teased his Scandal booking on Twitter. His other recent TV credits include The Office, No Ordinary Family and an upcoming Season 3 turn on Falling Skies.

Scandal earlier this week received a full-season order, bringing its sophomore run to 22 episodes.