I'm really not even sure how it happened that I started rooting for Lipstick Jungle. I was pretty lukewarm about the show's first couple of episodes when it premiered last Winter. But slowly, I started to turn the corner, finding myself pulled into the stories of Wendy and Nico more than I ever expected (Victory, not so much, though even she got to me eventually). The show never got great ratings, and even the best episodes had clunker storylines, but by the end, I felt like it was finding its footing.
Tonight, the show returns for its second season with a second chance to prove itself. To do so, it's certainly beefed up the star power, most notably adding Mary Tyler Moore for an arc as Wendy's mom. (I have a brief clip of her below the jump — looks like we'll be seeing some acerbic wit around the Healy household.) Rosie Perez is coming on, too, as a meanspirited publicist working for Victory, and Carlos Ponce will play a potential new love interest for Ms. Ford (so look out, Andrew McCarthy).
Did any of you catch the first episode online? Or will you be tuning in tonight? To watch a promo and that quick Mary Tyler Moore clip, just read more.
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