By Tambay A. Obenson | Shadow and Act September 24, 2013 at 3:13PM
ABC wants to make sure that Scandal fans have everything they need to catch up on the show's much anticipated fall premiere, next week Thursday, October 3.
The network has released a 7-minute video recapping all the essential facts and most tantalizing plotlines. This is ahead of a 1-hour primetime special hosted by cast member Josh Malina that will take viewers on a deeper dive into the series, titled Scandal: The Secret is Out, which will air an hour before the season premiere.
The one-hour special dissects the rumors, lies and affairs that have made "Scandal" one of the most talked about shows on TV. Viewers will be able to catch up on their favorite characters and story lines from Seasons 1 and 2, and the most asked questions --#WhoisQuinn?, #WhoShotFitz? and #WhattheHuck -- will all be explained.
Scandal stars Kerry Washington as Olivia Pope, Columbus Short as Harrison Wright, Guillermo Diaz as Huck, Darby Stanchfield as Abby Whelan, Katie Lowes as Quinn Perkins, Tony Goldwyn as President Fitzgerald Grant, Jeff Perry as Cyrus Beene, Bellamy Young as Mellie Grant, Joshua Malina as David Rosen and Scott Foley as Captain Jacob "Jake" Ballard.
Watch ABC's 7-minute video recap below: