In the series 2 premiere, "Pucks!" scores big ratings, meaning that the separated Sean and Beverly—and star Matt who had a fling with her—must find a way to coexist and continue working together. Meanwhile, Morning has a very special birthday present for Sean.
Matt tries to make amends with Sean by buying him a fancy convertible; Matt and Jamie contemplate another romantic assignation.
The death of Merc's father triggers a debate among Sean, Beverly and Matt about the best way to express one's condolences. At the funeral, Carol's jealousy toward Jamie intensifies.
The latest research shows that "Pucks!" is taking a ratings hit. But the good news is that viewers are responding favourably to the young cast, necessitating some rewrites to upcoming scripts.
Matt's stalker adds Sean as a Facebook friend and is able to track down the two of them at a restaurant; a travel agent's mistakes put a crimp in both Merc's and Jamie's getaway plans. Meanwhile, Sean and Beverly discover that Morning has been the victim of a botched plastic-surgery procedure.
Merc has a double request of Matt: land one of his former "Friends" co-stars for a guest appearance on "Pucks!"; and deliver a speech at a testimonial dinner for Merc. Meanwhile, Sean and Beverly have a boozy bonding moment while writing the "Man of the Year" salute that Matt is expected to give.
The network forces Sean and Beverly to deal with a weighty issue: confronting Matt about some extra pounds he's put on. Later, Beverly goes on a blind date with Morning's brother.
Merc's career is in jeopardy when it's discovered that he once passed on a show that became a hit on another network. Meanwhile, Matt has an intimate encounter with his stalker; and Sean is upset to learn about Beverly's second date.
In the Season 2 finale, Merc threatens to leave Jamie for Carol when he discovers that his wife and Matt had an affair; and Sean is devastated when Beverly turns up at an awards dinner with a date.