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Season 2

Aired a month ago - Nov 02, 2017

Jeremy invites Katie to do some "real reporting" and go on a stakeout with him. Carol is suspicious and kidnaps Greg to stake out the stakeout. The two discover that it may not be all business between Jeremy and Katie. Chuck meets Carvell, who is Portia's fiancé, and the two of them form an unlikely friendship.

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- Why don't you come with? - A stakeout?
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I made plans with my mom to watch "Goose,"
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Wait. This show might be bad.
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Sorry, man. This guy was just callin' my name.
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I'm actually an elder statesman in my field as well.
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I'm not ready to retire either. I don't care
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so it's kinda nice to have a guy I can throw the ball with.
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- Really? - Yeah.
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which means she is in grave danger.
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at David Blaine, we decided to keep hanging out here.
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Big time!
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Please, Mrs. Carvell?
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She lied to me, and I think she's in trouble.
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Oh, stop pouting. We can leave as soon as
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She didn't want to tell you
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he took her for a moonlit carriage ride in the dump.
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Katie loves you.
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Ah! Okay. Snap out of it, Jeremy.
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I actually have an idea. What if we rode
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"I have feelings for you, Katie",
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I'll jump in swan position.
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What's up, Portia?
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What's up with your bitch wife?
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You lose the spark. Anyway,
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I told you, Chuck, the Muppets are not funny to me.
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But I think these might be the answer
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to see how I do it.
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"It's okay if you wanna take a nap
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three times a day. That's celebrity bed death!
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Nice and thick for killing silverfish.
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Well, then, you know what? We have to follow them again.
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secret night watching. Believe me,
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Uh-huh, yeah. All right.
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- as we want. - Yeah, but...
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some type of love guide.
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Yeah, no offense, but these are the supplies
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Welcome back, listeners.
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we lost the bag that we keep all the news in.
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But they're gonna be here any minute.
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She's smart, she's 3/4 me.
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So I was right. It's not a date.
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I got so many hot shots of the loot drop!
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Still going.
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Aired 2 months ago - Oct 26, 2017

Katie realizes that while she has been working her way up at MMN, her friends, including Jessica, have been getting married, having kids, and buying houses in New Jersey. Feeling pressure to impress them on Instagram with the hip New York City lifestyle that she has chosen instead, she lucks into going to a very cool Halloween party with Portia. Meanwhile, Chuck has been asked to use a new smart screen on the show, and in an attempt to get out of this seemingly impossible task, tries to convince Carol that it is possessed. MORE -LESS

Aired 2 months ago - Oct 19, 2017

For the first time in years, "The Breakdown" has been nominated for an American Journalism Award. Katie is looking forward to spending the night as a peer with the very reporters she has admired her whole life. Fearing her mother will ruin it, Katie tries to stop Carol from attending but is unsuccessful when Carol secures a position as a seat-filler. Katie is stuck babysitting her mom all night but gets distracted by Jeremy, a handsome New York Times reporter who looks down on cable news. Chuck is excited to reunite with all of his old anchormen friends, especially Len Archer. MORE -LESS

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Of course she will! But you've got an easy excuse.
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Oh, I picked up a little Italian when Dave and I
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Excited? Is the lion excited when he takes
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Oh, so you're gonna have a lot of old friends there.
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Boy, that guy always did it his way. No compromises!
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where we only eat 1,000 calories combined per day.
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to the next fancy event I'm going to. My own funeral.
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they're all gonna know my name.
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so when the famous people get up, they hire people like me
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as it definitely will be.
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Last time they invited you to the AJAs,
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So, where are you sitting? We're at table three.
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We actually have an extra seat.
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I'll tell you what. A compromise.
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the one from your dermatologist's website.
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Finally getting to hobnob with my peers.
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- I'm Katie. - Jeremy.
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that I work for "The Breakdown."
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Jeez Louise! Why did we get such bad seats?
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Everyone here respects us, and they think we're cool.
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No, it's not. You paid to do this.
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Well, I'm just saying we don't think less of you
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You're telling me that's a call you made?
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Of course they put us by the toilet! The show's a turd!
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Just because cable news is popular
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Listen, bud. I've worked for the respect
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Coming up next, the award for
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We're here to present the award
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- Oh no, I lost. - I'm sorry, Katie.
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nearly zero people every year.
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This is Len Archer, reporting live
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Now that's the career of a man who never sold out!
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anymore, and they wanted me to share a desk
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prank me while I read the news. Excuse me.
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the "Embassy Nightly News" at Embassy Suites!
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Oh, thank God.
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When I started in the broadcasting business
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I'm so sorry, sweetie. I guess I was so busy getting ready
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you actually meant... oh, boy.
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I lied. Check the list.
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So you lied to me, and then you tried to get me kicked out?
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It didn't even occur to me that
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Oh, I'm sorry about "Star Search."
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Hey, gang. How's tricks?
Aired 2 months ago - Oct 12, 2017

Diana has been promoted again, this time to the head of the corporation that owns MMN, but before she leaves she finds herself embroiled in a sexual harassment scandal. This leaves Katie unsure who to believe - her mentor or her friends in the office. Carol becomes head intern and struggles to prove to the other interns, and herself, that she deserves the job. MORE -LESS

Aired 2 months ago - Oct 05, 2017

Diana sets Katie off on a mission to take the job at the station that she wants, but when Katie tries to be executive producer for the day, she soon realizes that Greg has it much harder than she realized. Meanwhile, Carol uses Greg and Katie's workplace competition as an opportunity to push the two of them together. After Diana insults Portia on a women-in-business panel, Portia declares a "squad feud" that forces their two very different worlds together. MORE -LESS

Aired 3 months ago - Sep 28, 2017

"The Breakdown" gets a new boss, Diana St. Tropez, a tough business lady with big plans to bring their outdated news program into the 21st century. Katie is thrilled since this is exactly the kind of strong, professional female role model she hoped for, but Carol is immediately wary of this new influence in Katie's life. Meanwhile, Chuck has trouble adapting to Diana's idea for a new panel segment of screaming pundits. MORE -LESS

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Oh, that's not an option.
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The landscape of cable news has changed.
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I'm Diana St. Tropez.
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but I had to become Vladislav to really get
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I sleep two hours a night.
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We're the number one show in hospitals
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You are all capable of more than you think you are.
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- This is the best! - Wonderful!
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I just want to make a good impression.
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a statement into a question."
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No, Hillary lost the election because she sent an email
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Well, there's obviously something wrong here.
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argue with someone they don't,
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someone really powerful and commanding sitting there...
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and I've already used it to write this poem.
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It's fine. I don't need encouragement.
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Should I not have told you that? Are you mad at me?
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Take marriage and kids off the table,
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I have been so caught up with Diana being here and work...
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- I'm Chuck Pierce. - And I'm Portia Scott-Griffith.
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Ken Simpson, a Kentucky dog groomer
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- Well, I think... - I feel like I speak
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- All right, but what about... - What about...
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Get in the game. Say something.
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specifically "Carol's Corner," my award-wanting column.
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you seem like a real B-word,
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Oh, they are so sweet. Which one is yours?
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I wrote that book to show women that they don't have to
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No, my doctor was a uterine drone.
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We're a team, like Starsky and Hutch,
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What are these?
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or you're just irrelevant.
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it's got feet, and it can come and find me, and I'm not scared.
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Okay, pause. Right there.
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So what's the problem?
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So what are you gonna do?
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not when I'm dead and stuffed
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she'd have to take time off from her job.
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Well, yeah, but... Well, I could quit.
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Green tie? Oh, shoot.