Scandal airs graphic torture scene

ABC’s "Scandal" is set to air an intense torture scene that will be featured in its next new episode. The controversial scene will highlight an interrogation that includes a beating and waterboarding.

The episode comes just as Kathryn Bigelow’s "Zero Dark Thirty" made headlines for its own torture scenes.

"Scandal" is set in D.C. and its leading actress - Kerry Washington - attended GW. The next episode is set to air on January 10th on ABC7.

For more details and an exclusive look at the graphic torture scene, be sure to check out Entertainment Weekly.