Jake in Progress: Season 1

Episodes

# Air Date Title
1 Mar 13
2005

Pilot (1)

Life moves at a non-stop pace for Jake Phillips, a New-York based publicist-to-the-stars who’s the key player at Magnum PR Agency. Handsome, incredibly well-dressed, he&#…

2 Mar 13
2005

Stand By Your Man

Jake faces a PR crisis when one of his top clients, Dakota (guest star Ed Quinn) — part of the three ““Gaymigos”“ design team, wants to go public…

3 Mar 17
2005

Rivals and Departures

Jake invites a popular actress to be his date for a birthday party given by his biggest rival.

4 Mar 17
2005

Ubusy?

While dealing with an actress who wants to end a romance with a younger actor, Jake wishes to deepen a relationship of his own.

5 Mar 24
2005

Sign Language

Jake plans an early night but can’t sleep; so he goes to a lounge, where he’s attracted to a woman staying at his hotel.

6 Mar 24
2005

Loose Thread

Chaos ensues as Jake tries to juggle two teen-star clients, fil-in for an incapacitated Naomi and prepare a speech.

7 Mar 31
2005

Take a Number

After Jake asks a model to go to Vermont with him, he finds he’s attracted to her model friend.

8 Mar 31
2005

Desperate Houseguy

Jake spends the night at Adrian’s house and starts to like the suburbs after he meets a single mom.

9 Apr 07
2005

Harpy Birthday

To attract new clients, Naomi insists that Jake throw her a surprise birthday party at his apartment.

10 Apr 07
2005

Boys' Night Out

Jake, Adrian and Patrick attend the opening of a sports bar that’s owned by one of Jake’s clients, a not-too-tall basketball player.

11 Apr 14
2005

Check, Please (2)

Jake dates Naomi’s sister, while Adrian does him a favor by keeping an eye on a reckless client.

12 Apr 21
2005

Jake or the Fat Man

Jake’s progress with Brooke hits a snag when a former boyfriend surfaces.

13 Apr 21
2005

Henry Porter and the Coitus Interruptus

Jake’s plans for a romantic evening with Brooke are interrupted by the antics of a child star and Naomi’s labor.

About Jake in Progress

Life moves at a non-stop pace for Jake Phillips, a New-York based publicist-to-the-stars who’s the key player at Magnum PR Agency. Handsome, incredibly well-dressed, he’s on call 24/7 to meet the needs of his A-list clientele. Whether it’s a macho action star caught in an embarrassing clinch, an older actress trying to dump her much-younger (and even more famous) boyfriend, or two warring teen divas – Jake is there to spin the facts and control his client’s image, a task that often leads him into unexpectedly funny situations. Complicating his work life even further is his boss, Naomi (Malick), a woman in a people profession who frankly can’t stand people, and who often uses Jake to act as her go-between when things get too personal with the staff or the clients. The fact that Naomi is an expectant single mom in the difficult final stretch of her first pregnancy doesn’t help matters. Brooke (Bowen) is an office temp who doesn’t take any of Jake’s BS, and she’s one of the few women who

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