From left, actors Joe Morton and Kerry Washington arrive at the 65th Emmy Awards Nomination Celebration at the Academy of Television Arts and Sciences on Tuesday, Sept. 17, 2013 in North Hollywood, California. (Photo by Paul A. Hebert/Invision/AP) by Derrik J. LangAP Entertainment Writer LOS ANGELES (AP) — Before celebrating the Emmys, Kerry Washington and other TV insiders took a moment to toast diversity.
This undated publicity photo released by ABC shows Kerry Washington as Olivia Pope in a scene from the season finale, “White Hat’s Back On,” from ABC Television Network’s show, “Scandal,” aired Thursday, May 16. (AP Photo/ABC, Richard Cartwright) by Michael Cidoni LennoxAP Entertainment Writer LOS ANGELES (AP) — Forget the DVR. Not this time. Not after this long of a wait. Millions of fans actually watched the season-two finale of the ABC drama “Scandal” the old-fashioned way: on a TV screen, as it was fed from the network to their local affiliates. But a crowd of approximately 700 at the Academy of Television Arts and Sciences in North Hollywood experienced this “Scandal” episode differently Thursday night.