President Grant (Tony Goldwyn) chooses his mistress Olivia Pope (Kerry Washington) over his wife, Mellie (Bellamy Young), telling his chief of staff (Jeff Perry) he'd rather give up the office than lose his lover.
Ric Burns returns with "Death and the Civil War" as the venerable series continues to shine.
This year, the long-running biography series scored big pop cultural points with shows on Johnny Carson and Mel Brooks, as well as a coup with Woody Allen.
The chef's move to CNN from the Travel Channel has paid off ratings-wise, while he takes a deeper look at more exotic cultures.
(Travel Channel) Andrew Zimmern explores the good old U.S. of A.'s strange culinary habits.
Compelling stories of seemingly successful folks helped by straight-shooting and compassionate inspirational speaker and author Iyanla Vanzant.
With The Invisible War, the show became a leader in the conversation about rape and sexual harassment in the military.
Classy series combines historical photographs with re-enactments to give history a zing.
The edgy transmedia folks behind Vice bring their singular brand of journalism to the pay cabler, with provocative results.
Doc series tackles global hot spots; Michael Mann contributed with doc on war journalists.
Perennial favorite on the nominees list, this PBS stalwart serves up surprises in every episode.
Redneck millionaire business owners in the Deep South -- what's not to like?
Real estate porn and larger-than-life characters made last season especially delicious.
The Amy's Baking Co. episode blew up on social media and made Gordon Ramsay even more of a hero to his fans.
Despite soft ratings, the series, hosted by former NFL star Kurt Warner, is one of the more upbeat and aspirational examples of unscripted TV fare.
A group of beautiful women negotiate modern life -- sounds like a sitcom, except these edgy femmes are all paraplegic or quadriplegic. Engaging, gritty and real.
(Food Network) Eatery transformer Robert Irvine was challenged last year by first lady Michelle Obama, and also helped heal some relationships.
Could your invention survive the Sharks? Like an entrepreneur's American Idol, it has some real meat, while the judges' credibility is never in question.
A rural Georgia private-security business is stocked with characters -- one happens to be transgender, although that's not the most compelling aspect of the show.
Its appeal is that it's a fantasy come true: An employer gets eye level with his employees and transforms his (or her) approach to the business.
The Lost star is also a wildlife enthusiast, and his globe-trotting curiousity is chronicled in this glossy series.