TV Club: The flighty Girlfriends’ Guide gets more grounded in season two

Here’s a quick summary of the story behind Girlfriend’s Guide To Divorce again: Vicki Iovine wrote a series of lifestyle guides for expectant and new mothers. Her first book was called The Girlfriends’ Guide To Pregnancy, and a cottage industry bloomed from there. It didn’t hurt that Iovine was a lawyer, a former Playboy model, and married to famous music producer Jimmy Iovine, as well as the mother of four. Then when her kids were around teenaged, she and Iovine divorced. She got her own Huffungton Post column describing her new life as a single person. And in her most amazing move yet, she snagged a deal to create Bravo’s first-ever scripted series, The Girlfriends’ Guide To Divorce, with Buffy The Vampire Slayer and UnREAL’s Marti Noxon at the helm.

As a former devout reader of Iovine’s books, I rooted for her series when …

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