Kerry Washington stars as Olivia Pope in "Scandal."

Kerry Washington stars as Olivia Pope in "Scandal."

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THURSDAY

Scandal: Things get rocky in "Buckle Up" as Abby and Olivia go to war behind the scenes of the presidential campaign. The candidates are in a skirmish, too, as they try to court Florida's powerful governor. 8 p.m. ABC

Game of Silence: Jessie learns about Quitman, the youth detention facility that forged a lifelong bond. And, another secret comes out. 9:01 p.m. NBC 

Archer: Party crashers put the fun in fundraiser in the first part of two. 9 pm. FX

FRIDAY

Grimm: Wu succumbs to his instincts, and one can only hope Adalind doesn't do the same when she has to make a difficult decision. 8 p.m. NBC

Hell's Kitchen: It's the finale of the 15 season. The stakes are high as the finalists have a cook-off of five courses. Winner takes $250,000 and a head chef position. 8 p.m. Fox.

The Vampire Diaries: Danger for Bonnie means that the gang has to find a way to work together by working through some of the fallout from the past three years in an episode called "Kill 'Em All." That's what I love about this show: they spare no one. 7 p.m. CW

The Originals: Danger for Cami means that the gang has to find a way to work together ... wait, just read the capsule for The Vampire Diaries. 8 p.m. CW

SATURDAY

Jazz at the White House: Aretha Franklin, Al Jarreau, Herbie Hancock and Sting perform for President Barack Obama. 7 p.m. ABC

Marvel's Captain America: 75 Heroic Years: Learn your history before Captain America: Civil War hits the big screen next week. 8 p.m. ABC

This week in home entertainment

Also out this week: The Beverly Hillbillies: The Official First Season; Hot in Cleveland: Complete Series; Jane Got a Gun; Krampus; Ride Along 2; Son of Saul; and Wabbit Season: Part 1.

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