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Scandal Season One

Scandal Season One. When a new series is first aired, I admit to judging it on shows made by the same creator and writers #guilty. When Scandal first made it’s debut on TV, my ears perked at the mention of Shonda Rhimes. She’s the mastermind behind two of my favorites, Grey’s Anatomy and Private Practice. I had full intentions of catching this series, yet somehow the season passed and I didn’t catch one episode. Thank goodness for it coming out on DVD, right?!

Synopsis: From the creator and executive producers of “Grey’s Anatomy” and “Private Practice” comes a drama revolving around the life and work of a professional crisis manager and her dysfunctional staff. A former consultant to the President, Olivia Pope dedicates her life to protecting and defending the public images of America’s elite. After leaving the White House, the power consultant opened her own firm, hoping to start a new chapter – both professionally and personally – but she can’t seem to completely cut ties with her past. Slowly it becomes apparent that her staff, who specialize in fixing the lives of other people, can’t quite fix the ones closest at hand – their own.

Released on June 12 onto DVD and in stores now, this show stars: Kerry Washington {“Ray”, “The Last King of Scotland”}, Henry Ian Cusick {“Lost”}, Columbus Short {“You Got Served”}, Guillermo Diaz {“Weeds”}, Darby Stanchfield {“Mad Men”}, Katie Lowes {“Super 8”}, Tony Goldwyn {“Ghost”}, and Jeff Perry {“Grey’s Anatomy”}.


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SCANDAL: The Complete First Season includes so many Bonus Features:

  •  Scandal: Setting the Pace – This insightful piece allows fans to meet the cast of the show as they share their experiences playing such interesting roles and working on a show created by Shonda Rhimes.
  • Scripting Scandal – Scandal’s storylines are both riveting and topical. In this piece, fans will meet the show’s writers and their inspiration, Judy Smith, who the lead character is based on. Also included is a conversation with Shonda Rhimes and Betsy Beers as they discuss the process of writing such a compelling show.
  • Gladiators in Suits: Casting a Series – In this exciting piece, audiences have a chance to hear from Shonda Rhimes about how the production chose just the right actor for each role. The piece includes a look at screen tests and seeing the actors’ excitement upon learning the news that they’d been cast in the show.

 

Disclosure: I received product to facilitate this review, all opinions are my own.

 

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44 Comments

  1. I want to win as when i found out about this show it was already 4 shows in, would love to see it from the beginning, it is really good

  2. I’ve been dying to see this series, and have missed ALL of it….so I’d love to be able to watch it all at once 🙂

  3. I so wanted to watch this series, but the evening it was on, I was always at meetings. Would love the chance to win (or I’ll have to go to the library and borrow)and watch.

  4. I would love to win because I love to watch shows from the beginning and I have not seen this before
    thanks

  5. This would give me something to do while the kids are playing in the backyard all summer 🙂

  6. I would love to win this. I love Kerry Washington’s work. Unfortunately when this season was airing, we had already committed to other shows. Thank you for the chance. bekki1820cb at gmail dot com

  7. Perhaps I can get some tips on how to fix people in my life! Just joking. Although I’ve never watched this show yet, it seems intriguing and I’d love to see it from the beginning. Thank you for this giveaway.

  8. Are you sure we are not the same person. I had full intentions of watching it, but like you missed the first episode.

  9. never heard of this dvd before, we don’t tend to watch tv, but we do watch/buy a ton of tv series dvds from amazon, mostly based on recommendations LOL

  10. im always looking for new series to watch and ive never heard of this one 🙂

  11. I actually just watched the pilot the other day and am so fascinated by Olivia and co. I really don’t think you can go wrong with anything created by Shonda Rhimes.

  12. I heard great things about this show, but did not get to watch it. So I would love to see it.

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