A comedy about an opinionated British broadcaster in Los Angeles begins with a drunken escapade landing him in jail, which leaves him scrambling to save his cable news show from cancellation.
Walter blows a chance to cover a storm that could give his career a shot in the arm, so his staff formulates a backup plan, while Harry considers making a big sacrifice to save Walter's career.
The court orders Walter to attend AA meetings while his staff entertain themselves in peculiar ways during the weekend.
Walter's attempt to be a better father to his youngest son takes a hit when news comes that his former wife is dating a rock star.
A friendly poker game gets out of hand, forcing Rosalie to book a controversial guest whom Walter despises; and Celia picks up a bad habit.
A visit to Los Angeles by his estranged son prompts Walter to make peace with him; and Celia gets caught in the middle of a family drama.
Walter teams up with Rosalie in a search to find her missing husband, while Jim steps up and into Walter's shoes.
A Celia blunder unfavorably thrusts Walter back into the public eye.
Walter celebrates the 33rd anniversary of the end of the Falklands War by throwing an epic bash.
In the Season 1 finale, Walter makes an appointment to see an unconventional specialist, and later, causes a ruckus when he bumps a controversial guest from the show.