Kerri Washington will enter back into our homes as Olivia Pope for Season 3 of the award-winning television drama "Scandal." Olivia's affair with the President of the free world is out in the open now and we are picking up from learning who her father is. Season 3 will be somewhat different because, of course, the world knows of the affair, and writer Shonda Rhimes has added new character to the drama.

Season 3 starts Thursday, Oct. 3 on ABC with new secrets and scandals that are sure to rock the capitol.