The shortened second season began airing on March 2, 2008.
The series revolves around Lucy Spiller and her best friend, the freelance photographer Don Konkey, who aids Lucy in her career as editor-in-chief of Dirt and Now Magazines, which Lucy merges into a single magazine at the end of the second episode due to budget issues.
Lucy Spiller (Courteney Cox) - Lucy Spiller is the pivotal character of the show.
In an attempt to convert Holt into a secret source for potential stories, Lucy offers to use the full resources of her magazine to revive Holt's career.
In exchange, Holt reveals that Julia's best friend is pregnant after a one-night stand with a fellow actor.
The actress overdoses (whether intentional or not is never fully revealed), then has a brain aneurysm and dies.
Holt, feeling guilt after hearing of the actress' death, has a mini-breakdown while driving and gets into a high-speed car crash, nearly killing himself and Julia.