Air Date: Tuesday, May 24, 2005
Time Slot: 9:30 PM-10:00 PM EST on UPN
Episode Title: (#101) "The Guide To Procrastination"
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"The Guide To Procrastination" -- JJ (Jenny McCarthy) and Holly (Marcelle Larice) find creative ways to procrastinate when they must come up with an ad campaign for boring laundry detergent, on the premiere of THE BAD GIRL'S GUIDE, Tuesday, May. 24 (9:30-10:00 PM, ET/PT) on UPN. Ellen Gittelsohn directed the episode from a script by Robin Schiff.

Meanwhile, JJ helps her friend and roommate Sarah (Christina Moore) through a crisis with an old boyfriend.

In UPN's new comedy THE BAD GIRL'S GUIDE, JJ is living life to the fullest and, never one to turn down fun with her girlfriends, she ultimately believes she will settle down when she finds Mr. Right, as long as he doesn't cramp her bad girl style. JJ's co-worker Holly, a fun-loving, divorcee who vows to never marry again, doesn't believe in moderation and occasionally pushes her bad girlness to the limit. Rounding out the trio is Sarah, JJ's smart and attractive roommate who is ready for marriage and life as a responsible adult, but finds herself lured into the bad girl antics of best friends JJ and Holly. As two successful advertising executives, JJ and Holly struggle to maintain their creative and spontaneous nature while working in a structured corporate environment and staying one step ahead of their anti-bad girl supervisor Irene. However, JJ and Holly find solace in Patric, the receptionist, who despite being engaged, relishes in being "just one of the girls" by helping JJ and Holly keep it together at work.

Jenny McCarthy most recently starred and wrote the independent feature "Dirty Love," which was accepted into The Sundance Film Festival. McCarthy also made recurring appearances on such series as UPN's ONE ON ONE, "Less Than Perfect," "The Drew Carey Show," "Just Shoot Me" and "Hope and Faith." McCarthy's other television credits include the sitcom "Jenny," the comedy/variety show "The Jenny McCarthy Show" and co-host of the popular MTV series "Singled Out." Additionally, McCarthy has been in several feature films, such as "Things To Do In Denver When You're Dead," with Andy Garcia and Christopher Walken, "BASEketball," with Trey Parker and Matt Stone, "Scream 3," with David Arquette, Neve Campbell and Courtney Cox and the independent features "The Perfect You" and "Diamonds," with Kirk Douglas, Lauren Bacall and Dan Ackroyd.

Marcelle Larice began her career hosting several television shows and specials, including "Teen Summit," "ICM Fashionable Loud Tour" and "Hollywood Music Channel." On stage, Larice performed lead roles the productions of "Forever Young," "Little Shop of Horrors," "The Wizard of OZ," "Le'Peite" and "Black Girl Lost." Larice also had lead roles in the feature films "Death to the Supermodel," "Girls Lost" and "Around Paris."

Christina Moore has appeared on many notable television shows, including regular roles on "MadTV" and "Hyperion Bay." She had recurring roles on "That 70's Show," "Pasadena" and "Unhappily Ever After." Her other television credits include guest star appearances on "24," "Just Shoot Me," "Friends," "Suddenly Susan" and "Conrad Bloom." Most recently, Moore starred as 'Butterfly' in the film "Without a Paddle." Later this year, she will appear in the theatrical release of "Dave Barry's Complete Guide To Guys." Moore's theatre work include roles in the stage productions of "Annie," "Cinderella," "Big River" and "Young Abraham."

Stephanie Childers has an extensive theatre background, including her role as Nurse Flinn, opposite Gary Sinise, in the Steppenwolf Theatre Company's Broadway production of "One Flew Over The Cuckoo's Nest," which won a Tony Award for Best Revival. She also had lead roles in "We All Went Down To Amsterdam," "Whispering City," "Berlin Circle," "Early Often," "Disappeared" and "The Triumph of Love." In addition, she had a guest role on the television series "Less Than Perfect."

Johnathan McClain had guest starring roles on the television series "Happy Family" and "Law & Order: SVU." McClain also was a featured voice in "Breakup Girl." In film, McClain appeared in "Far From Heaven," "From The Inside Out" and "Mystic Nights and Pirate Fights." On stage, McClain has appeared in the Lincoln Center's "Spinning Into Butter," "Glance At New York," "The Last Sunday in June."

THE BAD GIRL'S GUIDE is produced by Palm Tree Productions and Flame Television in association with Paramount Network Television. Robin Schiff ("Romy and Michele's High School Reunion") is executive producer and showrunner. Tony Krantz is executive producer. Cameron Tuttle is co-executive producer and author of the best-selling series The Bad Girl's Guide (Chronicle Books).

J.J: Jenny McCarthy
Holly: Marcelle Larice
Sarah: Christina Moore
Irene: Stephanie Childers
Patric: Johnathan McClain
Kip: Cedric Yarbrough
Doug: Christopher Gartin
Melicio: Oscar Nunez
Caterer: John Balma
Rick: Matthew Garel

RATING: To Be Announced

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