Watch This: 'Scandal' Season 3 Trailer

ABC also will air a one-hour Scandal recap special the night of the season 3 premiere.

Kerry Washington as Olivia Pope in Scandal (ABC)

Gladiators, get ready: The second-most-important moment that Scandal fans have been waiting for is finally here: the first official teaser for the season 3 premiere (the most important is the night the show comes back).

But there is some additional news, not only for die-hard fans but also for newbies who are thinking of giving one of TV's biggest hit shows a chance when it comes back Oct. 3. According to Shadow and Act, ABC is airing a special two hours before season 3 kicks off.

Titled Scandal: The Secret Is Out, the the special will begin that October 3 night at 8/7c, and will be followed by the season premiere of Grey's Anatomy at 9/8c, ending with the 3rd season debut of Scandal at 10/9c.

Watch the trailer below:

Read more at Shadow and Act.

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