Nicole Byer is living the Hollywood dream. Well, Hollywood adjacent – the deep valley to be precise – and it's not so much a dream but a struggle. With the help of her two besties, Veronica and Devin, Nicole will have to navigate the "real world" as she endures humiliating auditions, unpaid electric bills and the romantic battlefield that is Tinder, all while slowly, but surely, finding her voice as a comedian.
Tensions with Devin run high due to a disagreement over priorities.
Nicole learns about being a mistress after she hooks up with the CEO at Veronica's office party. Veronica, meanwhile, faces her first roadblock in a new relationship.
Nicole uses a child she's babysitting to help secure an acting role; and Devin seeks Veronica's advice on satisfying a new man.
Nicole wonders whether she's ready for commitment when Derrick, her friend with benefits, invites her to breakfast. In other events, Devin looks up a long lost love.
Nicole befriends a novice male stripper after she's pushed aside by Veronica while planning a bridal showe
Nicole's brother arrives in town for a work conference.
Nicole questions her career choice.
When a debt collector shows up, Nicole is forced to take extreme measures to pay back student loans.