The Assistants

This is a comedy series that follows the lives of four young people that are trying to make it big in Hollywood. They are working as assistants for directors and other set designers. Some of these bosses display rather erratic behavior at times.

Friday 8:30 PM et/pt on The New York Times
1 Season, 13 Episodes
July 10, 2009
Cast: Britt Irvin, Meaghan Rath, Brendan Penny, Michael B. Jordan
The Assistants

The Assistants Full Episode Guide

  • Rigby has nowhere to live, so Gillian offers her a place to crash. There's just one little catch: Rigby has to be nice.

  • Gillian wants to reunite with her ex-boyfriend; Rigby is interested in Gillian's ex-boyfriend.

  • After a psychic tells Zak that he is about to die, Gillian begins to plan his funeral.

  • A film festival wants to show Gillian's film on the condition that Danny is edited out; Zak wants Gillian to break up with his girlfriend for him.

  • Zak orders Gillian and Danny to steal his baby blanket back from his young nephew; Rigby wakes up next to Heston.

  • Zak orders Gillian and Danny to steal his baby blanket back from his young nephew; Rigby wakes up next to Heston.

  • Gillian must make the arrangements for Zak's bizarre premiere night ritual before she can attend the premiere of his new movie.

  • A popular film actor whisks Gillian away from doing meaningless chores at a press junket, and takes her out on the town. Rigby attempts to pitch her script to movie executives, but runs into numerous unforeseen obstacles. Danny teaches Nate how to avoid being saddled with extra office work.

  • On her first day at "Kinky Bunny Pictures" as a new assistant to producer, Zak Del Toro, Gillian Hughes must sell his broken down old car by the end of the day, or share the same fate as her predecessor. Meanwhile, after being mistaken for an executive on a movie set, Rigby decides to take advantage of the situation. Nate tries to record the perfect voice mail message for Zak's phone.

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