Pepper Dennis: Pepper Dennis is an ambitious reporter with her sights set on anchoring Chicagos top-rated evening news broadcast. Complicating her daily life is the fact that her spoiled, needy and recently separated sister Kathy, has moved in with her. Worst of all, the hot guy Pepper woke up with one morning, Charlie Babcock, just showed up in the newsroom, grabbed her dream job and is now practically her boss. Shes trying to despise him, but Charlie is smart, handsome, funny, available and interested. She gets much needed support from her close friends, the TV stations makeup artist Kimmy, and cameraman Chick, who has a secret crush on Pepper.