Citytv adds Scandal to Thursday night

The Kerry Washington-starring drama, from the creator of Grey's Anatomy, launches in April.

Citytv has announced the addition of new drama Scandal to its Thursday night lineup at 10 p.m.

Kerry Washington stars as a former communications director to the president of the United States who leaves the White House to open a crisis management firm. The show is written and co-executive produced by Shonda Rhimes, who created Grey’s Anatomy and Private Practice.

The show premieres on April 5 and takes the spot of Private Practice as it ends its new episodes for the season. Advertising and sponsorship opportunities on Scandal are available.