By Tambay A. Obenson | Shadow and Act March 21, 2013 at 11:35AM
ABC has announced the season finale date for the 2012-13 TV season of Scandal, which is set for May 16.
There are 7 new episodes left this season, which returns with an all-new episode tonight, after 2 weeks of repeats. Those 7 episodes will be spread out over 9 weeks, which means there'll be another 2 weeks of repeats sometime between this week, and the week of the finale.
Viewership is up overall, this season, compared to the first season, averaging just over 7 million per episode.
Ahead of tonight's return to newness, an episode titled Top Of The Hour, here's a preview of what's coming - Olivia Pope's new client is CEO Sarah Stanner (guest star Lisa Edelstein), who is accused of having an affair with President Grant's Supreme Court justice nominee: