Valerie creates her own pilot for a reality show that she hopes will get picked up by one of the cable networks. She soon finds out that her archenemy, Paulie G., has his own rival series planned.
HBO want Valerie to bring back a producer who followed her on 'Room and Bored'. Val gets to meet celebrity stylist Brad Goreski.
Valerie is very excited at the thought of meeting her co-stars during the first day on set of 'Seeing Red'. She puts on a brave face when she has to film a fantasy sequence.
Valerie makes a decision on impulse and brushes up on her improv skills.
The network's PR department sets up a exclusive interview for Valerie. Valerie also visits Paulie G.
Valerie plans a special date for her and Mark, but a re-shoot threatens to change her plans. Paulie feels anxious over early reviews.
After an appearance on The Talk, Valerie's marriage is tested when Jane convinces her to wear a mic on a reconciliatory dinner with Mark. After a pit stop to check up on Mickey, who was a no-show earlier that day, Valerie is grilled by bloggers while doing an Emmy press junket for Seeing Red.
It's Emmy weekend and Valerie is getting her first real taste of success thanks to her popular performance in Seeing Red. At Juna's big Hollywood party, Valerie turns a few heads, but wonders if her husband Mark, despite all their differences, will be there with her on the biggest night of her life.