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What to Watch on Thursday: Another shot at Papa Pope on ‘Scandal’

Olivia and her team take another run at destroying Command, aka “Papa Pope” (Joe Morton). Good luck to them, because they’ll need it.
Olivia and her team take another run at destroying Command, aka “Papa Pope” (Joe Morton). Good luck to them, because they’ll need it. ABC

Scandal (9 p.m., ABC) – Things come to a head in the Season 4 finale as Olivia and her team move to take down the indestructible Papa Pope. Meanwhile, Mellie gets election results. Renewed, if anyone’s left alive.

Also on tonight . . .

Grey’s Anatomy (8 p.m., ABC) – The doctors deal with another crisis in the Season 11 finale. Renewed, but without McDreamy, what’s the point?

The Vampire Diaries (8 p.m., CW) – Season 6 ends with an uninvited guest leaving Elena in terrible jeopardy. Also, Damon must make the most difficult decision of his life. Renewed.

The Odd Couple (8:30 p.m., CBS) – The first season ends with Oscar and Gaby (Lauren Graham) being audited by the IRS, and Felix trying to mediate – then Felix learns the audit might be his fault.

Wayward Pines (9 p.m., Fox) – In the midst of all these finales, a new show! It’s a drama starring Matt Dillon as a Secret Service agent who wakes up in the creepy town of Wayward Pines after a car accident and finds he’s stuck there. Also stars Terrence Howard and Juliette Lewis.

The Blacklist (9 p.m., NBC) – In the Season 2 finale, Red must use his connections to clear Liz’s name when she framed by The Cabal. Renewed.

Reign (9 p.m., CW) – As Francis thinks Mary is turning against France, she risks everything to take Conde down in the Season 2 finale. Renewed.

American Crime (10 p.m., ABC) – The Skokie murder case comes to a close in the Season 1 finale, changing the lives of those involved forever. Renewed. This prestige drama got a somewhat surprising pickup from ABC. Hooray!

Elementary (10 p.m., CBS) – Season 3 ends with Alfredo, Holmes’ former recovery sponsor, suddenly vanishing, and Holmes and Watson trying to figure out if he has been abducted or if he relapsed. The syndication gods make this a safe bet for renewal.

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