Is the 7th season the last of Scandal? Yes it will be. ABC Entertainment President Channing Dungey confirmed. The final season of Scandal will be the 7th season which will carry on to 2018.
In a press call, he specified that the number of episode for the 7th season is still being worked on and the creator of the show, Shonda Rhimes, is the one who made the final decision to end it at the 7th season.
“I’ve had conversation with Shonda for a while, she had a sense of how she wanted the story to end,. I always prefer to end a show where you’re feeling creatively on top. The fans are going to want the story to end in the way that Shonda wanted it to.”