Kerry Washington Hosts Saturday Night Live: Watch Video of the Best and Worst Sketches

This week’s Saturday Night Live got off to a clumsy start — with a cold open that used first-time host Kerry Washington‘s appearance to poke fun at the show’s long-standing dearth of black female cast members, and its subsequent inability to mine headline-grabbers like Michelle Obama, Oprah and Beyoncé for laughs.

The good news, however, was that …READ MORE & WATCH VIDEO

Fall TV Preview

Why Scandal Stars Are Rallying for an Even Better Season 3 -- Plus: 28 Teases (!) for the Premiere

Gladiators are not ones to rest on laurels.

Even though ABC’s Scandal is coming off its buzziest, most critically acclaimed season — and just netted a pair of Emmy nominations, including a historical nod for star Kerry Washington — the plan moving forward is to …READ MORE

Emmys

Eye on Emmy: For Kerry Washington, Scandal's 'Level of Excellence' Astounds on a Daily Basis

Looking for a female TV character who’s as fierce in her work life as she is in her (messy) love life? It’s been handled. As D.C. “fixer” Olivia Pope on ABC’s Scandal, Kerry Washington — building on a career that has included Oscar-winning films such as Ray and Django Unchained — stands in the eye of a pop culture storm, fronting a show that drops jaws with astounding frequency, makes Twitter all atwitter and offers, at long last …READ MORE

Scandal Scoop: Huge Time Jump Coming! Plus - Shonda Rhimes (Lightly) Spoils Liv's Reaction to the Big D and Scott Foley's Top-Secret Role

ABC’s Scandal returns this Thursday (at 10/9c) with the second-to-last episode in the current election-tampering arc, and all indications are that the you-know-what is about to hit the proverbial fan.

Below, series creator Shonda Rhimes previews the climax of Season 2a, teases the final nine-episode plot (and the “pivotal” role Scott Foley plays in it) and sheds light on …READ MORE