Problem Solved: ‘Scandal’ Moves To Bigger Channel In UK After Axe


UK Gladiators have ample cause to celebrate this week. For, ‘Scandal’ has found a new home.

The popular political drama was at the center of many headlines early this week when More4, a Channel 4 spin-off station, confirmed that it would be dropping the ABC hit after airing it for two seasons.

Alas, an outcry of sorts ensued – with some cultural commentators making a number of insightful correlations; most notably between the lack of “color” on British screens and how the so-so promotion for the Kerry Washington fronted show in the UK almost guaranteed its axing.

Whatever the case, British fans of the series needn’t fret anymore. Because, an even bigger network has pouched the rights to air the show.

Details below…

Sky Living, which currently airs US imports such as Greys Anatomy and The Face, announced that it will be the new UK home for Olivia Pope and the ‘Scandal’ crew:

Already commanding millions of viewers for their top shows (vs. More4’s thousands), the network have made a commitment to prioritize the Shonda Rhimes show as one of their prime properties. As at writing, they’ve already made the first two seasons of the series available to watch OnDemand – ahead of the season 3 UK debut in the months ahead.


Reacting to the news, key cast mates couldn’t hide their jubilation:


More of the story? One’s trash is another’s treasure!

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  1. NOBITCHASSNESS May 2, 2014

    Lol we’re so behind.

    I think there’s more to the story of Channel 4/ More4 dropping it tbh.

  2. Stephy May 2, 2014

    Ewww Cancel this show EVERYWHERE!

    • PlumPeach May 2, 2014

      Your avi’s album needs to be cancelled

      • Stephy May 2, 2014

        Nope. I see lies…

  3. MuzikLuv May 2, 2014

    Ooooooooh yeah (In my K-Ci tone)…

    Living got some GREAT shows

  4. rihanna is BIGGER THN BEYONCE EVER WAS May 2, 2014

    That is not a big channel in the UK. THE big channels are BBC1, BBC2, ITV, CHANNEL 4, CHANNEL 5 AND SKY 1 the fact that she could not book on those channels means BRITISH people don’t want to see a black woman in a lead.

  5. rihanna is BIGGER THN BEYONCE EVER WAS May 2, 2014

    Believe it or not, the UK is more racist that the USA. There is no black families on tv and commercials over there. And look on there charts, not single black person expect our Americans. I read on B** that they stopped signing black women 10 years ago. They also don’t have a black middle class or upper middle class, not do they have blacks in power over there-

    AND U know how we banned than NBA owner, well racsim in UK sports, they whites like john terry get away with it and blacks get blamed. Also, I heard there are now more mixed race babies being born than black babies.

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