Spend your summer with the Leading Ladies of ABC Studios
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The end of exams are in sight and summer is almost upon us - so take advantage of the inevitable miserable weather and get to know some of the leading ladies from ABC Studios’ hit shows Revenge, Desperate Housewives, Scandal, Mistresses, Devious Maids and GCB. As the summer break drags on, escape the reality of being home with your parents for the summer and binge watch all those series you never had time to get into. As your relaxation time is obviously precious we’ve decided to put together a guide to some of the shows and the fabulous leading ladies of ABC Studios. Revenge Set in the Hamptons, Revenge follows Emily, a young women who’s determined to get revenge on those who destroyed the life of her and her father. Central to the show’s success and played to steely perfection by Emily Van Camp is the character of Emily. She may look like the archetypal American girl next door, but her quick thinking, fixation on revenge and martial arts training means she’s one of the strongest female leads we’ve seen on television for quite some time.The interaction between Emily and her Arch nemesis Victoria (Madeleine Stowe) is a delight to watch as we see their subtle manipulation of all those around them.If you’re looking for a show with twists, glamorous outfits and amazing hair (Emily: you’re flawless) then Revenge may be for you. Scandal This political/ romantic thriller from Shonda Rhimes (Producer of Grey’s Anatomy) follows Olivia Pope and her team of ‘fixers’ as they run a Crisis Management firm whose clients make up Washington’s political elite. Kerry Washington as Olivia delivers a stunning powerhouse of a performance as both a strong willed crisis manager and as a vulnerable women caught in a dangerous affair with President “Fitz”. You’ll be hard pressed to find a relationship with chemistry this strong - be prepared to throw your heart and soul into the outcome of the “Olitz” relationship. The series features a plethora of strong leading ladies including the tough as nails Quinn, spitfire Abby and the President’s wife Mellie (you’ll love to hate her). If you’re interested in a show with Scandal, political intrigue, quotable dialogue and relatable characters; then it’stime to get obsessed with Scandal. Desperate Housewives
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