Kudrow's next move is a recurring role on the next season of ABC's hit drama "Scandal," where she'll play a politician opposite Kerry Washington's PR maven Olivia Pope. Showrunner Shonda Rimes won't say more, so we'll assume Kudrow's character is heavily tied into an important plot arc.
The 50-year-old actress will join Scott Foley, who started off with a recurring role and will return next season as a series regular.
"Scandal's" third season debuts October 3.
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