kerry washington scandal season 3 poster abc 'Scandal' Season 3 poster: Olivia Pope's secret is outSuit up, Gladiators. It’s time for the first look at Season 3 of “Scandal.”

Fans breathlessly awaiting Olivia Pope’s (Kerry Washington) return in the Oct. 3 season premiere were given a little treat on Twitter on Monday (Aug. 19) as ABC released the first poster for the new season.

In the artwork, she who wears the white hat is seen, in profile, looking down, with the caption, “The secret is out.” What secret is that? Oh, you know, just that Olivia is Fitz’s (Tony Goldwyn) mistress — as was revealed to the world in the final moments in the Season 2 finale.

ABC unveiled the new poster the new poster as a reward for fans retweeting the cast’s tweets about the series over 10,000 times.

The official “Scandal” Twitter account got fans going midday Monday, tweeting, “#ScandalRecruitment Alert! Get us to 10k combined retweets and we’ll show you the new poster! Follow all cast members and RT!”

“Scandal” returns for Season 3 on Thursday, Oct. 3 at 10 p.m. ET on ABC.

Posted by:Billy Nilles