In the season finale, Derwin and Melanie finally come to a resolution of the problems in their relationship; Malik faces the harsh reality of his relationship with Jenna; Chardonnay fights for Jason.
Melanie and Derwin butt heads during the Sabres championship game week while Malik gets in a heated dispute when picking Jenna up from rehab. Also, Jason makes a decision about Chardonnay and his relationship with her; Pookie offers Tasha help.
Tasha's discovers a text message; Derwin pushes Irv.
Melanie's interview; Tasha joins the cupcake club to renew her celibacy.
Malik struggles with ghosts from his past; Melanie does some thought provoking soul searching.
Tasha deals with being Melanie's surrogate while Jason helps Chardonnay financially when she's spotted waiting at a bus stop.
Tasha and Pookie consider a relationship in which Malik disapproves of; Melanie and Derwin prepare to take D.J. camping when Janay shares some surprising news.
Chardonnay takes it upon herself to invite Jason's friends over for a party which leads to Jason's co-anchor finding out some startling news; Derwin and Kwan fight on the air over Kwan's injury.
Derwin suffers from guilt when he admits to Melanie that he intentionally missed a block which in return, injured Kwan.
Melanie and Derwin have an unexpected, unwelcome house guest.
While Derwin's poker night turns into a raging bash, Melanie asks Tasha to be her surrogate.
Derwin and Melanie try to keep themselves preoccupied when they receive troubling news at the fertility clinic; Chardonnay looks to Tasha for relationship advice.
Melanie's fashion show takes a turn for the worst when she gets locked inside a bathroom... with Tasha. Malik has trouble getting aroused during a threesome which leads to the realization that he needs closure.
Jealousy rises to the surface when Derwin finds out about Janay's engagement; Melanie and Janay have a misunderstanding.
Melanie attempts to create a friendship with Janay. Tasha starts a new relationship, unaware of her new man's occupation.
When a YouTube video of Malik and Derwin doing football tricks goes viral, the guys ride the wave hoping it takes Malik off the bench and back onto the field. Meanwhile, Melanie realizes that she misses Tasha in her life but Tasha wants nothing to do with her.
Melanie and Tasha face each other at Drop Bar; Financial troubles take a toll on Malik when he has to sell his mansion
Chardonnay isn't interested when Jason suggests they start dating after their annulment; Melanie and Derwin continue trying for a baby.
Melanie and Tasha fight at a fashion show; Jason starts to acknowledge everyday racism after a dinner with Chardonnay and her friends and Derwin tries to befriend Kwan.
Melanie feels like something is missing in her life after Derwin goes back to Irv as his manager. Tasha brings a lawsuit against Derwin for money she feels like she deserves. Malik runs into money trouble which leads to a reevaluation of his life.
In the second half of the fifth season opener, Tasha corners Malik about his relationship with Jenna while a wild night with a bartender comes back to haunt Jason.
In the fifth season premiere, after Derwin's accusations of abortion, Melanie reveals a dark secret from her past; Malik and Tasha take care of a relapsed Jenna and Jason meets a feisty new bartender.