The new seasons of ABC's Scandal and Private Practice are still three months away, but we already know who won't be back. Henry Ian Cusick (Scandal's Stephen Finch) and Tim Daly (Private Practice's Pete Wilder) will not return to their respective dramas.
Shonda Rhimes — the creator of both series, as well as Grey's Anatomy — explained to me what went into her casting decisions.
"Henry Ian Cusick is such a great guy," Rhimes told me at the 4th annual Produced By conferences held this past weekend in Los Angeles. "In the making of the show, there was less for him to do than is deserving of him. I felt, why hold him back from doing other things?"
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