FILE - In this July 1, 2008 file photo, actor Stephen Collins poses for a picture outside of the Shubert Theatre in New York. ABC said Thursday, Oct. 9, 2014, that Collins, who was supposed to repeat a one-time role as a television anchorman on the hit Thursday drama, will have his scenes eliminated. The network said it isn't clear how the episode will be rewritten. It was scheduled to air later this season. New York police said this week they are investigating charges that the former "7th Heaven" television dad molested a 14-year-old girl back in 1972. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig, File) (The Associated Press)
Actor Stephen Collins' real-life scandal has cost him a role on "Scandal."