Meanwhile, Victory struggles to revive her once top-notch fashion career, and Nico is forced to deal with serious marriage issues on top of a stressful working life.
For these three powerful women, the road to success in all aspects of life can be rather bumpy from time to time.
Lipstick Jungle is an American comedy-drama television series created by De Ann Heline and Eileen Heisler for NBC Universal Television Studio (now Universal Media Studios).
The hour-long series was based on the best-selling novel of the same name by Candace Bushnell, who also served as executive producer alongside showrunner/head writer Oliver Goldstick.
Wendy finds out that her nemesis, Janice Lasher, promoted a novel for publication defacing her as an empowered businesswoman and, even worse in Wendy's eyes, a bad mother.
Elsewhere, Nico's relationship with Kirby heats up, and instills her with a liberating mentality that inspires her to shake things up around the office.Meanwhile, Victory has a problem with the downsizing of her company to just one employee: herself.She, however, is highly intrigued by her new man, Joe Bennett, who turns out to be a very different person from whom she initially thought.The lawsuit heats up when Kirby decides that he wants to see it to the end.Nico is faced with a tough decision that could be her only way of keeping her life together. Victory discovers that her work has been stolen by a competitive designer and must discover her work was snatched.The cast initially included Gina Gershon as Wendy Healy, Melissa George as Nico Reilly, Will Toale as Shane Healy and Christopher Wiehl as Kirby Atwood, with Matthew Morrison, Scott Cohen and Edward Herrmann also attached.However, the show underwent significant changes with all the aforementioned cast being replaced and with executive producers De Ann Heline and Eileen Heisler, writers Rand Ravich and Jill Gordon and director Nigel Cole all fired.On January 9, 2009, the last produced episode of Lipstick Jungle aired, and it was advertised as the season finale.On January 15, 2009, it was announced the show was not yet canceled and could be brought back for episodes based on how the new pilots were received.Three longtime friends - Victory, Nico, and Wendy - are challenged with keeping up with complicated business and personal lives.For Wendy, a big shot film executive, a wife and a mother, this proves to be a difficult daily juggle.