History[ edit ] Produced by Warner Bros. Television , the series was officially approved for broadcast and thirteen episodes were commissioned on May 11, Despite the original commission of thirteen episodes, as a result of the Writers Guild of America strike in Hollywood, only eleven were made. The final one aired on January 24, On May 13, , ABC officially cancelled the series.
Lines between boardroom and bedroom blur when these competitive but dysfunctional CEOs take refuge in their friendship, discussing business, confiding secrets, seeking advice and supporting each other through life's surprising twists and turns. The principal characters were tied by their wealthy lifestyles, friendship and regular visits to their men's club, where they commiserated while engaging in leisure activities in the sauna, pool room, golf course and the like.
James was promoted to the position of his late boss, but discovered that his wife had had an affair with the man. The fallout of the divorce, and his romantic relationship with his VP, Katie, were his main plot lines. Duncan tried to win back his first wife the mother of his twenty-something daughter. His efforts were thwarted by personal scandal sex with a transwoman and the machinations of his professional and personal rival. Additionally, a mentally-troubled young man insinuates himself in Duncan's life, claiming to be his son.
Karl takes up a mistress, but quickly ends the relationship. Ironically, his wife who knows nothing of the affair becomes the woman's best friend and she moves in with the couple. His story lines center on this ironic situation, along with the couple's infertility. Brody is characterized as hen-pecked at home, and the somewhat put-upon friend of the four.
His connections often help them especially Duncan in their times of trouble. His chief actions surround his efforts to procure a higher clientele. James previously held various positions within Amerimart, including Director of Business Development, where he led teams in several innovative acquisitions, both domestic and in the E.
James earned his M. James and his wife Stacey have two children. Duncan got his start in the business world when he was still in high school, selling records to his classmates. Over the years, he moved up the ladder at various companies, running the gamut from the real estate to office supplies, until Duncan found his true calling in the cosmetics industry.
During his tenure, Duncan has transformed Reveal from a local mom and pop company specializing in day creams to a multi-billion dollar enterprise which produces some of the world's most popular cosmetics. After a scandal erupted involving Duncan and a transsexual hooker, he was fired from his job as CEO, but later regained the position. Prior to joining the company, Karl brings tremendous knowledge of drug discovery to Flexor Williams.
Karl received his B. He graduated from Scarsdale High School, where he was admittedly an unpopular student who was regularly bullied. Mixworthy played a noteworthy role in the development of Flexor Williams' popular drug, Phocustin, which both improves an individual's ability to focus on various matters simultaneously, while alleviating symptoms of stress associated with such 'multi tasking,' as well as treating erectile dysfunction.
Wendy wife ; Marla former mistress Brody Johns Christopher Titus Brody Johns has long been regarded as one of the country's leading experts in crisis management and effective crisis communications. In , Brody founded Alpha Crisis Management, focusing on the effective handling of crises, in the government, corporate and entertainment arenas. Brody has successfully counseled several of the country's most respected companies in crisis management, public relations and crisis communications, as well as advising such entities on threats associated with the growing problem of corporate espionage.
In addition, Brody is quickly becoming known for his successful track record in effectively dealing with various personal scandals associated with high profile celebrities. Brody's unparalleled ability to remain calm and clear headed in such tabloid ready matters has won him the loyalty of clients around the world.
Johns received his B. In one episode he also mentioned that he went to a year of law school.