Big Shots
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Big Shots
First Aired: September 27th, 2007
Status: Ended
Genre: Drama
Air Time: Thursday, 12:00 AM
Network: ABC
Summary: Big Shots is a drama from Warner Brothers Television and ABC about four friends who are up and coming executives. James is played by Michael Vartan and is the "moral center" of the group. He's married to Stacey, and they've been together since freshman year in college, but their marriage is in trouble. He just found out she was having an affair with his late boss. He relies on his "work wife", Katie, played by Nia Long, to keep him focused in the office. Dylan McDermott plays Duncan Collinsworth. a cosmetics CEO. He's divorced from Lisbeth, played by Paige Turco, but things aren't completely over. Even though he still seems interested, she knows if she took him back he'd lose interest immediately. They have a 19 year old daughter Cameron (Peyton List), who resents her father for walking out on them. Christopher Titus plays Brody, a married graduate of Harvard Business School, who spends more time trying to make his wife happy than running his business. Joshua Malina plays Karl. He's married to Wendy, played by Amy Sloan. They are seeing a marriage counselor, but he has a secret mistress on the side, Marla, played by Jessica Collins. What is he going to do when Marla and Wendy become friends? More than business associates, these four men are best friends who will be there for each other no matter what.
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# of Episodes: 11
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# of Episodes I haven't watched: 11
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Season 1
Episode 1: Pilot
Air Date: September 27th, 2007, 12:00 AM
Summary: Four close friends are at the top of their game, until women in their lives shake things up -- James Walker, the moral of the four, nearly loses his job after a corporate shakeup, and when things couldn't get worse, he learns something terrible about his wife. Brody Johns, a senior VP at Alpha Crisis Management, learns that his corporate status will mean nothing if he can't throw a lavish birthday party for his wife. Karl Mixworthy, a CEO of a pharmaceutical company, has both a wife and a needy mistress who is taking up all of his free time. Lastly there's Duncan Collinsworth, a divorced CEO of a cosmetic company whose personal life is nearly damaged by a vicious rumor.
Tall, Dark and Hairless
Episode 2: Tall, Dark and Hairless
Air Date: October 4th, 2007, 12:00 AM
Summary: James decides to do whatever he can to save his marriage, but more pressure is thrown in the mix when new suspicions arise concerning the death of his former boss. Duncan tries to woo a beautiful reporter in order to put an end to a potential career-ending article she's writing. Wendy, Karl's wife, has Marla join them in a couples' therapy session. Lastly, Brody works to spice up his sex life with his wife.
The Good, the Bad, and the Really Ugly
Episode 3: The Good, the Bad, and the Really Ugly
Air Date: October 11st, 2007, 12:00 AM
Summary: James has issues getting back into the dating scene. Duncan learns that his name is featured in Dontrelle's "little black book" and goes to Brody for help with the situtation. Meanwhile, Karl and Marla learn that a private investigator has given Wendy photographs and Terrence offers Cameron a job.
Three's a Crowd
Episode 4: Three's a Crowd
Air Date: October 18th, 2007, 12:00 AM
Summary: James falls head-over-heals for a beautiful consultant, much to Katie's dismay. Duncan finds monogamy to be difficult as Fashion Week approaches. Wendy tells Karl to go out with Marla, a company chemist. Meanwhile, Brody tries to hunt down Dontrelle's black book.
Greatest Amerimart Hero
Episode 5: Greatest Amerimart Hero
Air Date: October 25th, 2007, 12:00 AM
Summary: James learns that his ex's boyfriend is hanging out with his kids. Duncan and Lisbeth's relationship is threatened when blackmail gets in the way of their romantic weekend. Meanwhile, a therapist orders Karl and Wendy to have sex.
Car Trouble
Episode 6: Car Trouble
Air Date: November 1st, 2007, 12:00 AM
Summary: Duncan plots to win Lisbeth back by planning an extravagant gesture, but is crushed when he learns she's dating Terrence exclusively. James continues to be attracted to a TV anchor, despite her bad review of James' job performance. Karl begins to worry about Wendy's yearn to get pregnant.
Who's Your Daddy?
Episode 7: Who's Your Daddy?
Air Date: November 8th, 2007, 12:00 AM
Summary: Duncan's reputation begins to get in the way of a deal for Reveal, so he has Cameron help him to appear to be a better father. James tries to fix things between his girlfriend and Katie. Meanwhile, Brody's father-in-law arrives for a visit and gets on everyone's nerves; Karl has issues with Wendy wanting him to sleep with Marla; and Cameron tries to cope with Zack's news.
The Way We Weren't
Episode 8: The Way We Weren't
Air Date: November 29th, 2007, 12:00 AM
Summary: Duncan does all he can in order to get back his title at Reveal. James puts all his attention toward a custody battle when he learns Stacey is moving to California. Meanwhile, Karl confronts his high school bully and Brody tries to be a poet after finding poems written for Janelle by her former lovers.
The Better Man
Episode 9: The Better Man
Air Date: January 10th, 2008, 12:00 AM
Summary: Duncan focuses all of his attention on stealing a model from a rival company.
Sex Be Not Proud
Episode 10: Sex Be Not Proud
Air Date: January 17th, 2008, 12:00 AM
Summary: James and Katie cannot agree on whether to divulge their budding relationship. Meanwhile, a public-relationship problem has Duncan and Terrance at odds. Also, Brody is undecided about going to bat for a ballplayer.
Who's the Boss
Episode 11: Who's the Boss
Air Date: January 24th, 2008, 12:00 AM
Summary: Lisbeth takes over as head of Reveal. James and Katie try to mend their relationship. Karl and Marla break the news of their affair to Wendy.