A glimpse into the outrageous lives and loves of those responsible for a global women's magazine. Their struggles are about finding your identity, managing friendships and getting your heart broken, all while wearing the perfect jeans to flatter any body type. Inspired by the life of Cosmopolitan editor in chief Joanna Coles.
Aired a year ago - Sep 05, 2017
Jane gets an eye opening experience when she is tasked with writing a piece about a performance artist/activist who is speaking out about sexual assault. Kat is distracted by thoughts of Adena while trying to throw a memorable New York Fashion Week party; Sutton gets into an awkward situation with Richard.
Aired a year ago - Aug 29, 2017
Jane, Sutton, Alex, Pinstripe and Jacqueline are all trapped in the Scarlet offices due to a massive traffic jam. Forced to spend time together, Jane reexamines her feelings for Pinstripe. Sutton makes a surprising move. And when she learns Adena is leaving New York, Kat makes an impulsive decision.
I'm not an everyday consumer.
Right... but I am,
Let's get you doing
the "red check" this issue.
What! Sutton, don't.
I love it, but what about Jane?
I'm sorry... I'm just helping a friend
So that was legal aid.
They're gonna contact
I don't have a breath, Jane.
I have 14 hours,
All of those Spanx at once,
or when Sage had to figure out
I really am sorry about your job.
So I could just decide to stay
in the U.S. Illegally.
He doesn't know about that yet.
Mm, that's sweet... they're concerned.
Hey, I'm really sorry.
I should have told you.
I know you. Come on, let's see it.
let's just remember who kissed who.
On a date...
You want to figure out
if you should stay at "Scarlet?"
I was just upstairs with the board
You know, in all my travels
I never flew first class?
Amsterdam was where I first
fell in love with a woman.
You here for, our date.
But that's not true. Just...
What do you mean? The sling is in.
You have to write one of these quizzes?
To upgrade your life,
even when it may not need it."
I'm afraid I have some bad news.
You know, this reminds me of growing up.
Because I wanted dirt and imperfection
What if I just went with you?
Well, let's do it now, all of us.
Thank you. Thank you, Frank.
I would show you
the most incredible places.
Any help? I could stay.
And I have been thinking
about that idea you floated...
When you found out about your job?
I could use some aspirin and coffee,
Aired a year ago - Aug 22, 2017
As rumors of layoffs at Scarlet sweep through the office leaving everyone unsettled, Jane learns of a potential opportunity at a rival publication. Sutton is given a big opportunity when a coworker buckles under pressure. Kat is tasked with
organizing a “Readers Night” for Scarlet, but is distracted by thoughts of Adena – leading to a big decision. And Jane talks Sutton and Kat into joining her on a dating app.
You've always been immune
to the reorgs of the past,
No. Thursday's great.
Okay, I can hit up Time Square,
We really need to get
you a new assistant.
for a group Tinder date tonight.
Oh, no, I'm going full dick. Can't wait.
and then I'll tell you
about my crappy day.
Um... look, I have to go.
I just graduated from Law School.
There's no focus group.
Hey, I'm so sorry.
I have a work emergency.
She wouldn't tell me a thing.
Well, we start lookin' for new jobs.
- Should we...
- No, she's fueled by challenge.
Yeah, it's probably awkward.
what this magazine needs.
So should we order food and put on
"RuPaul's Drag Race"?
I was thinking about you guys.
Let us help you,
you're working without an assistant.
No, Sutton hand me the... Yeah.
And can somebody turn up the music?
But I will accept this gift.
That's great. Can't wait to see
what you're working on next.
- I just moved to New York.
- Oh my God, me too.
She called "Scarlet" a dinosaur.
that there are other things out there.
Thank you, Jacqueline.
and it wasn't like my plan, or anything.
- with "Scarlet."
- Absolutely, absolutely.
to get a long form story?
Great. We're done here.
and we're going to be
ramping up digital.
I just wanted you to know...
Aired a year ago - Aug 15, 2017
Richard is determined to get to know Sutton’s friends outside of the office and invites the girls to dinner, but things don’t quite go as planned. Sutton attempts to network with a new social circle by attending a high tea. While on a date with
someone else, Jane comes to a realization about Pinstripe; and Jacqueline is forced to intervene when Kat’s new staffer keeps damaging Scarlet’s social media presence.
I wasn't gonna have one
for my shower sex article.
Sometimes I quote nicki minaj lyrics.
Totally. So not the point
But it's your department.
You set the tone. Top down.
It's breakfast with your
contact at Marc Jacobs,
You have a few best friends, right?
For fashion assistants.
Hey. I don't know what's more fun,
A targeted strike on louboutin,
How are you?
But, uh, I actually have to be
somewhere after this.
The bassist for u2. For u2. Right.
Maybe you should lay off.
I actually have
an exit strategy of my own.
Yeah. You want another vodka soda?
Are you okay?
Ooh, that's soft hair.
It's, like, really soft hair.
if Kylie's people get ahold of this,
I didn't whisper that? No.
Hey. How you feeling?
You said to stick to celeb gossip.
Which we also ate dinner in.
Chinese chicken, please. Mm-hmm.
Great. Well, so am I.
Outside of your department.
I am over your head, Kat.
I can do this, right?
Go into his office! I know.
But I need you to realize
how bad it would be for me.
No, I don't. So 20 years, huh?
All right, so you're just gonna...
Okay, what can I do?
Did you see "wax play" girl again?
Uh...Yeah, I was that girl.
what do we want for dinner, sushi?
Even though... I knew it was inevitable.
I don't want to change either.
Okay, I think we're far away
enough from the office.
We don't talk when
we're at work anymore.
Aired a year ago - Aug 08, 2017
In promoting Scarlet’s breast health awareness campaign, Kat tries to be bold with her message, but is left wondering whether her competitive nature is hurting her cause. Jane confronts past issues and current anxieties when she is tasked with
writing a controversial piece about BRCA gene testing. Sutton is determined to excel at her tasks at hand, but when things fall apart, it’s Alex who rushes to her rescue.
espresso, Americano. Two Splendas.
Well, unfortunately, Instagram has rules
All right, ladies.
Oh, is that what you're doing?
Because I was there, and
I specifically remember
What if I can get the Paduano?
with the exception of female breasts.
and tell the upstairs
guys it's in the basement
- Great. See ya.
- Okay, honey.
Well, that was the attitude you walked
- Then explain it to me.
- Oh, my God.
and be your little writer monkeys here
You are too talented
to get fired for this.
- Report it.
- I can't do that.
One husband, two boys,
one dog, no church.
Well, isn't fashion sexy?
I don't need the balloons and the ribbons
and I can't stop hearing the recording
Oh, I love you.
They've crowdsourced compliance.
Maybe a little, but...
How long does it take
to get something cleaned?
- You're not at work.
You see this key?
if you came to this city
with a dream, but I did,
- I know. Thank you so much.
- Hey, you did most of it.
Uh, no, actually I...
I don't know what you did to get this,
♪ Hustle for your hunger ♪
- Do you mind?
- It's up to you.
the BRCA gene mutation,
Aired a year ago - Aug 01, 2017
Jane is stunned when the subject of her latest article, a woman who left a finance job to become an exotic dancer, threatens to sue Scarlet – and Jane. Sutton is excited when she thinks she’s making a step forward in her career. Kat questions whether she is ready for a real relationship with anyone, especially in light of recent events with Adena.
Aired a year ago - Jul 25, 2017
Sutton is flustered when someone at Scarlet has the wrong impression of her professional background. Jane is determined to prove she can have a friends with benefits relationship without feelings getting in the way. And Kat and Adena continue growing closer.
Aired a year ago - Jul 18, 2017
Kat finds herself the victim of internet trolling when she stands up for gender inequality. Sutton thinks she may have found her dream job but worries she doesn’t have what it takes to make it work. And Jane pursues a story about a congresswoman but tries to find a different angle to make her voice heard.
Aired a year ago - Jul 11, 2017
Kat finds herself questioning her identity as she continues to spend time with Adena. Jane is horrified when she is tasked with writing Scarlet’s sex column – especially when her story turns intensely personal. And Sutton is given an opportunity to advance at Scarlet, but questions if it’s what she really wants to be doing with her life.
Those are always strong.
Well, I know this is
a fairly controversial idea
I'm trying to be more proactive.
told me she respected me for
choosing something practical?
I'm fine, okay? It just...
She wants me to come to her office.
so you better have a good excuse
for ghosting me.
you touched me here too.
I'd like that.
and I don't want to disappoint you.
Because this is awkward for me.
I need to start thinking
seriously about moving on.
Um, I swear this is important.
it was nice meeting you, Jane.
Jane, welcome. I'm Dr. Johannason.
What exactly does a sexologist do?
have an orgasm,
you have to find your inner freak.
Oh, yeah! "Tropic of Cancer," so good.
What should we watch next?
and I'm just like, "Nope."
Before I moved here,
I took a $100 bill,
that I didn't take the Adena
thing seriously last night.
I'm coming up. Meet me in the closet.
I'm gonna need you to slide down to me.
You think you got it?
No, I can feel it.
You got to do something.
it's... You'll see.
and there are practicalities that I...
I need to consider.
I don't want percentages.
I want your point of view.
that they've never been able to before,
Like we're burning in paradise
Yeah, me too.
just how incredible this show is.
Aired a year ago - Jul 11, 2017
Newly promoted writer Jane is unsettled when Jacqueline assigns her a big story -- writing about why her ex broke up with her. Kat chases a story about outspoken photographer Adena, but is confused by her strong connection to the woman. Meanwhile,
Sutton tries not to feel left behind by her best friends as she still toils in the assistant ranks. But she shocks them when they uncover a major secret Sutton has been keeping -- her scandalous affair with lusted-after Scarlet magazine lawyer Richard.
It's your moment.
You did it.
Thank you, Alex.
to see all your bright, shining, young,
Wait, is that the, uh...
"Mount Up and Ride.
Go with your gut.
What does Jane Sloan care about?
I have spent the last two hours
How did she get to be so confident?
which I thought was just
for sending dirty pics.
Try again. Full sentences this time.
What's that like,
not being able to check up on your ex?
"How To Stalk Your Unstalkable Ex."
My manager who often neglects
to tell me about meetings
if it was the right place,
Can we just focus on...
Oh, my God, it's him.
I feel like I gave you
the wrong impression
Lauren Park's office.
I dare you to tell that to Jacqueline.
Which is why I do not respect that law.
So we're standing in
Grand Central Station,
Sorry to hear that.
No, I'm still at the office.
Out and proud hetero.
I should take this.
And second of all,
that's not even what this is, Kat.
I just have no idea who to call.
Listen up, everyone.
Stop what you're doing.
We need to delete
whatever she just posted.
I used to just hike up to
the mountains and scream.
Well, I guess I-I need to talk to him.
I want to be the girl you
can't stop thinking about.
A few years ago,
I read an application of a young intern,
who work at "Scarlet,"
on anybody who tries to hold you back,