"Scandal" casts Khandi Alexander as Olivia Pope's mom

The "Treme" star will play Maya Lewis, the mother of Pope, who will make her debut in Thursday's episode.

NBC is still No. 1 in the demo that matters
Six weeks into the fall season, the Peacocks is topping all networks in the 18-49 demographic.

"Trophy Wife" books Rob Corddry
It'll be a "Children's Hospital" reunion when Corddry joins Malin Akerman as "Sensei Rick," a martial arts instructor.

See Kristen Bell & Dax Shepard's "Game of Thrones"-inspired Halloween costume
They went as Khal Drogo and the Khaleesi.

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