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Season 1

2 Jan. 2007
Lucy Spiller is the ambitious, ruthless, cynical, and scheming editor of two Hollywood tabloid magazines, 'Dirt' and 'Now' and who's masterful at using threats and manipulation to dig up dirt on celebrities. Aided by resourceful paparazzi Don Konkey, a mentally unbalanced schizophrenic, Lucy zeroes in on struggling actor Holt McLaren, who needs favorable publicity and whose rising-star girlfriend, Julia Mallory, is well-connected to some dirt when Holt leaks info about Julia's superstar actress friend, Kira Klay's pregnancy, but later regrets it. While stemming off ...
9 Jan. 2007
Lucy sends Don to shoot Kira Klay's corpse at her funeral, but Kira looks all too lively to him when she begins appearing before him, as well as his dead pet cat. Don also gets an unpleasant visit from basketball star Prince Tyreese over the photos of him and Stormy the prostitute. Lucy and Brett get a visit from the ruthless owner, Gibson Horne, over the rising costs of editing 'Dirt' as well as managing 'Now'. Meanwhile, Holt looks for ways to help Julia recover from the car accident while work offers for him continue to arrive. Willa McPherson, the naive new intern...
16 Jan. 2007
When the newly merged "Dirt Now" is about to launch a new cover story, Lucy suspects that drugs made an ailing Christian-pop star sick and she dispatches Don to the hospital to get the dirt. Meanwhile, Holt is courted by a major studio producer while Julia has a hard time back on the set of her TV sitcom due to her accelerating painkiller addiction. Lucy's younger gay brother, Will, begins seeing an attractive movie action star, named Jack Dawson, and is worried about the repercussions if it was made public. Prince Tyreese approaches Lucy where he confides in her that...
23 Jan. 2007
What to Expect When You're Expecting
Lucy continues to blackmail basketball star Prince Tyreese into helping her track down a missing R&B singer, named Andre G, in which Don finds his severed head in a jar. But Andre G's vicious, gangster manager, Tweedy McDaniel, approaches Brent demanding the source of the story. Meanwhile, Lucy and Leo's mother announces her plans to re-marry on the 25th anniversary of their father's suicide, while Leo continues to keep his relationship with actor Jack Dawson a secret from Lucy. Don's continuing visions of the dead Kira put a hamper on his work. Also, Holt cannot ...
30 Jan. 2007
You Don't Know Jack
Lucy finally publishes photos of action-movie star Jack Dawson in the arms of his gay lover: Leo. Elsewhere, menacing visitors in the form of gangster Tweey McDaniel and his goons, threaten Brent Barrow to reveal Lucy's source about the murder of rapper Aundre G. Meanwhile, Willa attempts to get a story from a former boyfriend to impress Lucy about her newfound killer instincts. Also, Julia interrupts a photo shoot for Holt which drives him closer to Lucy, while Julia falls deeper into drugs with her lesbian friend/lover Garbo.
6 Feb. 2007
The Secret Lives of Altar Girls
Lucy sends Willa to investigate the murder of a teenage girl in a small California town, and she delegates her onetime mentor, washed-up reporter Chuck Lafoon, to help where they stumble upon a fellow cheerleader, Mandy, who knew the murdered girl was pregnant. Back in Los Angeles, Don continues to isolate himself from the outside world in the aftermath of his day in jail. Meanwhile, Holt and Lucy's growing attraction towards each other arrives to a boil in wild passionate sex, while Julia slumps into the lesbian arms of Garbo and deeper into the world of hard drugs.
13 Feb. 2007
Come Together
Willa's excitement over her first story fades when her source, Maddy, takes back her story about the cheerleader murder by claiming that her minister father did not kill her friend, but she did herself. But Willa is not sure if Maddy is lying just to protect her father. Meanwhile, Lucy's relationship with her brother, Leo, and her business is put in jeopardy by Jack Dawson's lawsuit against the magazine after Dawson cries entrapment at Leo for outing his homosexuality. Don becomes involved with a coffee shop waitress, while Holt finally discovers that he has digestive...
20 Feb. 2007
The Thing Under the Bed
Lucy has trouble sleeping and begins to look into her past thinking that there might be a connection to her father's suicide when she begins investigating her mother's belongings. Meanwhile, Willa teams up with Don and Chuck Lafoon to uncover a secret celebrity wedding. Julia deals with being in rehab while Holt deals with his busy acting career. Also, Lucy discovers that she has a stalker when an unseen person snaps photos of her and leaves them in the truck of her car... the first of a vague threat.
27 Feb. 2007
This Is Not Your Father's Hostage Situation
Sammy Winter, a former child actor, takes the entire office of 'Dirt Now' hostage in their own building for a set of vague demands, forcing a few of the staff, including Willa and Brent, to hide while Lucy and Don and the rest of the staff are at the mercy of the gunman. In the mist of all this, Lucy wonders if the man is really a threat, or just a harmless has-been seeking media attention? Meanwhile, Holt tries to be supportive of Julia when she comes home from rehab.
6 Mar. 2007
The Sexxx Issue
Lucy proposes to do a sex-themed issue of 'Dirt Now' as a means of getting the office staff to relax in the aftermath of the Sammy Winter hostage situation. Meanwhile, Brent and Willa finds themselves in a compromising position when they have a one-night stand with a scheming teenage girl whose sleazy con-artist/manager father wishes to turn her into a movie star. Don tries to face his intimacy problems with Abby. Also, Holt tries to deal with the aftermath of Julia's difficult drug recovery and his growing obsession with Lucy, while Lucy herself soon learns that her ...
13 Mar. 2007
Pap Smeared
Don meets an ambitious, but naive, fellow paparazzi, named Marqui Jackson, whom tags along to help him with his latest assignment in photographing a local starlet, and both end up at the mercy of a former street gang leader-turned-paparazzi, named Ozzy Romero, who employs his former gang members to make Don and Marqui turn away from the story. Meanwhile, Julia finds it difficult to find work after leaving rehab and becomes picky about her choices of TV appearances. Willa begins to give Brent the cold shoulder over their continuing office romance when she wants to stop...
20 Mar. 2007
Caught on Tape
When the porno videotape of the drugged Julia and Johnny Gage surfaces on the Internet, a distraught Julia finds herself in the spotlight by the public seeing her in a positive light while a negative reaction is shown on Johnny. Lucy wants to know how the videotape got leaked out since Holt destroyed the only copy, and she sends Willa out to investigate where the leads lead to an unexpected outcome. Meanwhile, Don is haunted by visions of Marquis who wants Don to ignore his latest photo assignment against Julia and concentrate on something else. Also, Leo returns ...
27 Mar. 2007
Ita Missa Est
In the season final, Don's mental disorder worsens as he wonders into the desert, haunted by visions of Holt, Kira, and his own evil self urging him to kill Lucy. Back in Los Angeles, Lucy feels her job is in jeopardy when a rival tabloid magazine editor, named Tina Harrod, arrives wanting to apply for her job. Meanwhile, Willa investigates the death of a fashion model during a high profile runway show, while Brent finally decides to move on and begins to focus his attention on another sexual conquest: Lucy. Elsewhere, Holt moves out of Julia's house while she finally...

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