Pepper Dennis
Season 1

s01e01 / Pilot

5th Apr '06 - 1:00am
Pilot

Pepper Dennis is a beautiful and ambitious reporter with her sights set on anchoring Chicago's top-rated evening news broadcast. Just when Pepper thinks she's about to land her dream anchor job, her hot new guy, Charlie Babcock, shows up in the newsroom and steals the job out from under her. Complicating Pepper's daily life is her needy and recently separated sister Kathy, who has moved in with her. Only Pepper's close friends and co-workers, makeup artist Kimmy and cameraman Chick, seem to feel her pain.

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s01e02 / Poker Clubs and Boob Games - Film at Eleven

12th Apr '06 - 1:00am
Poker Clubs and Boob Games - Film at Eleven

Pepper decides to go undercover to bust a prostitution ring at a club and sees someone unexpected there. Back at the station, she finds herself in a compromising position with Babcock during a sexual-harassment seminar, causing her to reconsider her feelings for him. Meanwhile, Kathy reconsiders her divorce and agrees to go back to her husband.

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s01e03 / Frat Boys May Lose Their Manhood

19th Apr '06 - 1:00am
Frat Boys May Lose Their Manhood

Pepper's personal anger during a live interview lands her on the couch of the company shrink, who forces her to confront her issues with Charlie. Meanwhile, Kathy's desire to please people leads Pepper to discover dangerous hazing rituals at a college fraternity, leading one of the pledges to hold everyone in the frat house, including Pepper, hostage at gunpoint.

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s01e04 / Heiress Bridenapped

26th Apr '06 - 1:00am
Heiress Bridenapped

Feeling pressure from her parents to find a husband, Pepper decides to invite Charlie to be her fake date at the high-society wedding of her childhood friend. However, when the bride suddenly disappears, the seemingly fluffy news story turns into a big mystery. Kathy, a bridesmaid, turns to Pepper to uncover the truth about the disappearing bride.

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s01e05 / Saving Venice

3rd May '06 - 1:00am
Saving Venice

After Pepper's "homeability" points register low with news audiences, her attempt to improve her likeability results in even more backlash from the audience. Charlie steps up and offers Pepper advice on how to better connect with viewers. Meanwhile, as Kathy organizes a high society fundraiser, she realizes she may not be ready to dive back into the dating pool, but sparks are flying between Kimmy and Pepper's little brother, Mitch.

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s01e06 / Celebrity Twin Could Hang - Film at Eleven

10th May '06 - 1:00am
Celebrity Twin Could Hang - Film at Eleven

While covering a high profile celebrity hug trial, Pepper and the WEIE staff learn that Jack has been replaced by Les Gaye, the newly appointed news director. Les and Pepper don't see eye-to-eye when he conveys his new entertainment-oriented approach to reporting the news. One day into Pepper's mandatory vacation, Charlie and Chick call on her to help them uncover the truth behind the suspicious hug trial.

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s01e07 / Curtis Wilson's a Total Nut Job - Film at Eleven

17th May '06 - 1:00am
Curtis Wilson's a Total Nut Job - Film at Eleven

Pepper shocks the city when she breaks the story of an election campaign scandal. However, in the process of this developing story, she also finds her own love connection with the soon-to-be mayor, Curtis Wilson. Charlie accidentally walks in on the couple in a passionate kiss and finds himself having to deal with some jealousy. Meanwhile, Kathy's job is in jeopardy as the woman she was temping for returns from maternity leave.

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s01e08 / Hiroshi Watanabe in Bed with Curtis Wilson - Film at Eleven

24th May '06 - 1:00am
Hiroshi Watanabe in Bed with Curtis Wilson - Film at Eleven

Pepper's budding romance with Mayor Curtis Wilson continues when he surprises her with a weekend getaway. However, when Charlie confronts Pepper about her relationship with Curtis, she realizes she must end the romance due to the potential conflicts of interest their pairing may cause. Meanwhile, without Pepper's consent, Kathy throws an office party to celebrate Pepper and Charlie's birthdays.

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s01e09 / Charlie Babcock's Homosexual Encounter - Film at Eleven

31st May '06 - 1:00am
Charlie Babcock's Homosexual Encounter - Film at Eleven

Just as Pepper's dating life hits a dry spell, in walks Grady Harper, Chicago's incredibly famous, and available, quarterback. Pepper and Grady are enjoying a romantic dinner when Charlie, Grady's biggest fan, unexpectedly crashes the meal, but Charlie soon notices he is receiving all of Grady's attention. Pepper confronts Grady about his sexual orientation and, along with Charlie, encourages the famous football star to make a big public announcement. Meanwhile, Pepper attends Chick's high school reunion, where music superstar Liz Phair performs.

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s01e10 / Dennis, Bulgari, Big Losers at ACoRNS - Film at Eleven

7th Jun '06 - 1:00am
Dennis, Bulgari, Big Losers at ACoRNS - Film at Eleven

Pepper and the WEIE news team are nominated for a handful of prestigious journalism awards, but as the entire newsroom is enjoying the glamorous event, Chicagos largest airport suffers a cripling crisis. When the breaking story draws attention from the awards telecast, Pepper, Charlie, Kathy, Kimmy and Chick work together to organize a last minute live newscast. Meanwhile, Kathy steps outside her comfort zone when she attends a sex toy party, but ends up in a neck brace after slipping on one of the toys.

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s01e11 / Pepper Dennis Behind Bars

21st Jun '06 - 1:00am
Pepper Dennis Behind Bars

Pepper goes to jail after refusing to reveal a source. While behind bars, she uncovers a scandal that has gone undetected for years. Meanwhile, Kathy enrolls in college to further her career and Charlie has a surprising offer for Pepper.

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s01e12 / True Love Is Dead - Film at Eleven

28th Jun '06 - 1:00am
True Love Is Dead - Film at Eleven

Pepper investigates a dating service after Kimmy signs up to find the perfect man. Elsewhere, Charlie's too-white teeth are causing a problem for a viewer.

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s01e13 / Star Anchor Weds Colleague - Film at Eleven

5th Jul '06 - 1:00am
Star Anchor Weds Colleague - Film at Eleven

In the series finale, Pepper finds herself walking down the aisle after a surprise proposal from Babcock. But the whirlwind wedding isn't as romantic as it seems: Charlie's green card has expired, and a government agent, suspicious of the sudden nuptials, is ready to deport him back to Canada. Pepper and Babcock try to convince him that the marriage is genuine, but real feelings emerge, causing one of them to get cold feet.

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