Laura and her team investigate arson and the death of a teenage boy. Jake and a former firefighting flame create sparks. Laura tries to put work aside and concentrate on the twins' Winter Carnival.moreless
A crime in the culinary world is investigated by the detectives, and one suspect complicates things for Laura after she develops an intense crush on him.
As Tom and Julia celebrate their anniversary, Marilyn's new leading lady Rebecca Duvall (Special Guest Star, Uma Thurman) gets stranded in Cuba which, leads to Derek asking Karen to fill in.
Ivy and Karen once again go head to head as they compete for an orange juice commercial. Julia deals with the repercussions of Frank finding out about she and Michael, while Tom deals with his recent discovery that his beau is a Republican. Eileen tries to replace Derek, and Ellis will do anything to get himself to the top. Tom and Julia come up with a title for the piece.
After confronting Michael, Frank decides to leave Julia and Leo.
As the team deals with the fallout of the workshop, Eileen is forced to deal with her estranged husband as her daughter pays a surprise visit. While, Derek asks Karen to help him steal the show away from Tom and Julia.moreless
It's time for the team to present ''Marilyn the Musical'' to possible investors however, Ivy struggles to perform and Karen must make a difficult decision. Meanwhile, Julia and Michael must face up to the consequences of their actions.moreless
Julia is struggling to avoid Michael while, Eileen and Ellis' friendship continues to grow as they hang out at a local downtown dive bar. Also, Karen books a side job at a bar and Ivystarts to have issues with her voice.moreless
The tension between Michael and Julia increases as past emotions resurface meanwhile, Ivy believes that all is not right in her relationship with Derek. Karen puts her talents to use at a government party and Eileen joins forces with Tom's assistant.moreless
Karen decides that she needs to start learning how to get ahead in the world of Broadway. Meanwhile, Eileen tests a new fundraising strategy, Tom goes on a date and, Derek throws a party for a hot young celebrity (guest star Nick Jonas).moreless
While investigating the death of a stock analyst, shot while strolling with his infant child in Central Park, a similar shooting occurs, and then another. The investigation eventually leads Detectives Goren and Eames to a preschool with an exclusive and long waiting list.moreless