Will Robert Buckley Return for Season 2 of "Lipstick Jungle"?
There is little doubt that the steamy love affair between 24's Kim Raver and Heather Locklear's new on-screen boy toy Robert Buckley kept some of the viewers of NBC's somewhat disappointing "Sex and the City" knock-off "Lipstick Jungle" glued to the screen, earning the midseason drama a sophomore season renewal.
However, if Buckley, who spent most of his time on the "Lipstick Jungle" set last fall filming shirtless scenes, leaves the show (as the the season finale insinuated), a new Internet poll suggest half the largely female audience may follow suit.
"Lipstick Jungle's" central troika of Brooke Shields, Kim Raver and Lyndsay Price recently appeared at a press conference promoting the May release of their show on DVD. None of the male actors appeared at the event, so it is not clear at this point who will be back in season 2, but we will know soon as the filming resumes within a month.
This fall, the show will be moving to its new timeslot, Wednesdays at 10:00pm, airing opposite ABC's deluxe soap "Dirty Sexy Money," which may be going after the same audience. Season 2 of "Lipstick Jungle" premieres September 24 on NBC.