ABC announced that Scandal will be taking a brief hiatus yesterday, skipping the usual fall return to start back during midseason in early 2017. It’s relatively minor news compared to the heart breaking cancellations that can come out of this period, known as upfronts. Some Gladiators out there are probably grabbing the popcorn and red wine, and reluctantly recalculating their Thursday nights. And for you we offer this list of substitutes to binge-away your pain.
But the reason for the break is a positive one.
Kerry Washington is pregnant with her second child, which she confirmed with the requisite baby bump pose on the red carpet of the Met Gala earlier this month, fueling speculation about how the long-running show would handle the logistically-challenging but happy news.