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A tabloid editor and her photographer try to make their way in the world of celebrity journalism.

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Matthew Carnahan
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Cast

Series cast summary:
Courteney Cox ...  Lucy Spiller 20 episodes, 2007-2008
Ian Hart ...  Don Konkey 20 episodes, 2007-2008
Josh Stewart ...  Holt McLaren 20 episodes, 2007-2008
Alexandra Breckenridge ...  Willa McPherson 20 episodes, 2007-2008
Kyra Oser Kyra Oser ...  Receptionist 20 episodes, 2007-2008
Jeffrey Nordling ...  Brent Barrow 16 episodes, 2007-2008
Will McCormack ...  Leo Spiller 15 episodes, 2007-2008
Laura Allen ...  Julia Mallory 14 episodes, 2007-2008
Shauna Stoddart ...  Terry 12 episodes, 2007-2008
Alexi Wasser ...  Naomi 11 episodes, 2007-2008
Johnny Drocco Johnny Drocco ...  Paparazzi / ... 10 episodes, 2007-2008
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A tabloid editor and her photographer try to make their way in the world of celebrity journalism.

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Get the dirt. See more »

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Drama

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Official Sites:

Five [UK] | Official DVD site | See more »

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USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

2 January 2007 (USA) See more »

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Brud See more »

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1.78 : 1
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Executive producers Courteney Cox and David Arquette were a married couple at the time of the show's production. See more »

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Referenced in (500) Days of Summer (2009) See more »

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There is potential...just potential...
2 January 2007 | by SpoonmoreSee all my reviews

The endless previews for the show got me interested. And I found it interesting that I was interested because when a network advertises the crap out of a show, I'm easily bored. I thought I would give the show a chance because FX always seems to give us racy, dramatic, unique shows. And I wanted to see Courtney Cox as a bitchy, lost editor in a hot red dress. I'll admit it.

The pilot was a little rocky, but most pilots are. I try to never judge a television show by the first episode because it takes time to develop the story lines and characters. This show could easily find a groove if it wanted to.

Courtney was fitting in her roll. She's got the tough, commanding demeanor about her. But it still seems as though she hasn't completely found the character. But maybe that's how it is supposed to be right now in the show. I think her character has many places to go in time.

I found that the real star was Josh Stewart who plays a failing actor who finds himself sucked into the world of a "celebrity". Stewart is that smirky, doomed, lovable rebel that Jason Dohring recently made a career out of on "Veronica Mars." As I mentioned before, the show is on FX, so obviously there is a lot of sex. A lot. I think this is one of the weaknesses of the show. The softcore porn distracts from the plot and the sweet camera shots that are accompanied by great music. I doubt that will go away.

The show has a message. We live in a messed up world. We are all awful. But has the world become so despicable that there is no humanity left? I have hope for this show but it could easily suck. I'll give it a few more chances, though.


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