Interested in knowing where to watch and stream Scandal Season 1 online? You have come to the right place. The first season has seven episodes that originally aired on ABC between April 5, 2012, and May 17, 2012. Created by Shonda Rhimes, the political thriller series revolves around Olivia Pope, a former White House Director of Communications turned political fixer, and her crisis management team as they help the rich and powerful avoid public scandal. The character of Olivia Pope is based on Judy Smith, a press aide in the George H. W. Bush administration, who was attached to the project as co-executive producer.
Here’s how you can watch and stream Scandal Season 1 via streaming services such as Hulu.
Is Scandal Season 1 available to watch via streaming?
Yes, Scandal Season 1 is available to watch via streaming on Hulu.
In season 1, the dynamics between Olivia and her staff members are introduced. It is also revealed that Olivia had an affair with US President Fitzgerald “Fitz” Thomas Grant III and later left her job in the government to open her firm. The series unfolds in a semi-episodic format. While there are plot threads that stretch across seasons, Olivia and her team deal with different crises in each episode.
The cast includes Kerry Washington as Olivia “Liv” Carolyn Pope, Darby Stanchfield as Abigail “Abby” Whelan, Katie Lowes as Quinn Perkins (née Lindsay Dwyer), Guillermo Diaz as Huck (né Diego Muñoz), Jeff Perry as Cyrus Rutherford Beene, Tony Goldwyn as Fitzgerald “Fitz” Thomas Grant III, Columbus Short as Harrison Wright, Joshua Malina as David Rosen, Bellamy Young as Melody “Mellie” Margaret Grant, Henry Ian Cusick as Stephen Finch, and more.
Watch Scandal Season 1 streaming via Hulu
Scandal Season 1 is available to watch on Hulu. Launched on Oct. 29, 2007, Hulu is a subscription-based streaming service offering a wide range of original titles as well as TV shows and movies developed by ABC, Searchlight Pictures, FX Networks, Disney Television Studios, 20th Century Studios, Freeform, and more.
You can watch the show via Hulu by following these steps:
- Go to Hulu.com/welcome
- Select ‘Start Your Free Trial’
- Choose a plan:
- $7.99 per month or $79.99 per year (With Ads)
- $17.99 per month (No Ads)
Hulu (With Ads) is the cheapest option, providing users access to Hulu’s streaming library with commercials. Hulu (No Ads) is the service’s premium option, providing access to its library without any advertisements. There are also several bundles available with Hulu that pair the service with Disney Plus and ESPN Plus, along with Live TV plans that also include many live TV channels.
The synopsis of Scandal Season 1 is as follows:
“Everyone has secrets and Olivia Pope has dedicated her life to protecting and defending the public images of the elite by keeping those secrets under wraps. Pope and her team are at the top of their game when it comes to getting the job done for their clients, but it becomes apparent that these “gladiators in suits,” who specialize in fixing the lives of other people, have trouble fixing those closest at hand — their own.”
NOTE: The streaming services listed above are subject to change. The information provided was correct at the time of writing.
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