WINNER: Kerry Washington
What Went Right in 2013: "Scandal"'s season three premiere was up 71 percent over the previous season's. Let's just say everyone wants to be one of Olivia's gladiators these days.
What's Ahead in 2014: Though Forbes magazine named her one of the highest-paid TV actors of 2013, there will be a little less work and a little more nesting for the star next year -- Washington is pregnant, so the initial order for 22 episodes was cut to 18.
- Liane Bonin Starr