When will Scandal season 6 premiere in 2016? ABC renewed the show for a sixth season. Do you want to know the exact start date?
Original network: ABC
Executive producers: Shonda Rhimes, Betsy Beers, Mark Wilding
Genre: Political thriller, Drama
Season 5 Episode 1: 10.25 million U.S. viewers
Season 5 Episode 12: 5.85 million U.S. viewers
The series Scandal has always had a high rating and a huge audience of fans. For five years in the broadcast channel ABC it has received numerous awards and absolute support from critics.
Nobody doubts about financing of Season 6 of this political thriller television series, no doubt, even when the number of fans has fallen below 6 million (USA), because the right holders are not ready to part with such a profitable project.
In early March, ABC renewed the series and ordered the creation of 22 new episodes of the sixth season and the release date on TV was appointed to September 2016. Now the creators have not an easy task, because they need not to lose the remaining viewers.
Scandal season 6 premiere date – [January 19, 2017] (UPDATE 2)
Will they be able to deal with this?
UPDATE 1 (May 2, 2016): Kerry Washington’s pregnancy may push Season 6 of Scandal to midseason 2016/2017.
UPDATE 2 (November 3, 2016): ABC revealed that Scandal‘s sixth season will premiere January 19, 2017 at 9/8c.