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05
TUE

Countdown to Season 2: Spotlight on Season 1 Clients

Posted By kim_messina 10:00am GMT

Wade, The Camel, Don, Grant, Josh, Nathan, Geoffrey, Derek, Luke and Ruth, oh my! Whether they just wanted to talk of got a "little something extra," Riley's clients certainly had everyone talking last season. Here's our refresher course. (No really, thank us later—it was a hard day at the office researching these shirtless guys...and Betty White.):

Wade (Episode 1): This oil business man turned real estate mogul had abs of steel, chiseled jawline and grey-green eyes. But the poor guy was super lonely because he travels so much. He promised to bring Riley back something from Paris.

TJ aka The Camel (Episode 2): Riley declared him "one of the most adorable guys in Sugar Land." This operations manager of the Offshore Oil Rig in The Gulf also plays amateur baseball and loves country music.

Don (Episode 3): After high school in Texas, Don moved to Denver for college where he played hockey. He was gonna go pro but discovered a passion for business and never looked back. However, he was recently fired (and also recently divorced).

Grant (Episode 4): Good friends with fellow Spa Girls Kendra's fiance, Grant hinted to Riley that he was going to give away their secret. But after a little persuasion from Riley, he kept his lips sealed.

Josh (Episode 5): Josh walked into the massage room with a book on tape. He owns a BBQ restaurant and has a serious passion for food. In fact, his biggest turn on is a nice rack (of ribs).

Nathan (Episode 6): At a young age, Nathan's mom ditched their family and his dad turned to drinking and took all his anger out on Nathan. Nathan eventually went to live with his grandparents and never spoke to his dad again.

Geoffrey (Episode 7): Originally from Seattle, Geoffrey moved to Sugar Land after being scouted by my client Hank to run the technical support side of his energy company. Riley set up a faux date with him to make him feel more comfortable with asking girls out.

Derek (Episode 8 - pictured): The only boy in a family of seven girls, Derek has a lot of wisdom about girls—which is great for his girlfriend, Skyler.

Luke (Episode 9): Riley used to babysit "Lukey" when he was younger. Now as an adult, Luke traveled to Bali where he studied technique under a world-renowned yogi. Luke's also best friends with Kendra and harbored romantic feelings for her.

Ruth (Episode 10): Wife (well, almost ex) of Riley's client Earl, Ruth had been trapped in a loveless marriage since the 1960s. She met new crush Bud with lawn bowling with the girls and instantly became smitten. She hopes to marry him.

View the spa girl's Season 1 moments in pictures:
-Season 1, Episode 10: Past is Prologue
-Season 1, Episode 8: Games People Play
-Season 1, Episode 6: The Cold Hard Truth

SEASON 2 SNEAK PEEK
Who could Riley be talking about?

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04
MON

Countdown to Season 2: Spotlight on New Faces

Posted By kim_messina 10:00am GMT

Two new faces are coming to The Rub in Season 2: Derek Malloy (Rob Mayes) and Nikki Shannon (Laura-Leigh).

Derek is a hot and sexy rodeo sports therapist who becomes the first male masseur at The Rub. Derek is a former Army vet, who covers the psychic scars of battle with humor and an enthusiasm for his new job: being the only man working alongside a bunch of stunning women.

Nikki is Riley's newest hire at The Rub of Sugar Land. Spa Girl Nikki has a fresh face and perky personality to match. It's easy to assume she's the type of girl who would grow up to be a Dallas Cowboys cheerleader, but make no mistake, there's much more to this girl than meets the eye. She's got a knack for numbers and math and enrolls in school part time to learn accounting.

SEASON 2 SNEAK PEEK
Jennifer Love Hewitt and Alicia Langano with new cast member Laura-Leigh at The Rub.

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03
SUN

Countdown to Season 2: Spotlight on The Rub of Sugar Land

Posted By kim_messina 10:00am GMT

You get much more than you bargain for when you go to get a massage at The Rub of Sugar Land! If you're lucky enough, "a little something extra" might come your way and you can earn a spot on the Client List. The spa team is led by Georgia and Riley, who was made manager in Season 1. The spa girls include:

Selena: Selena is the one who recommended Riley for the job. Selena offers "extra services" to her clients inside and outside of the spa. Selena started to sabotage Riley, like changing her appointments in the computer, after Riley was given more responsibility at The Rub. Selena also had a fling with Evan.

Jolene: Another masseuse at the spa, she does not give extras.

Kendra: Working hard to pay for her wedding, Kendra's fiance has no idea about what kind of services are given at the spa. Riley unintentionally gave an "extra service" to Kendra's fiance's good friend, which almost exposed her real job.

View the spa girl's Season 1 moments in pictures:
-Season 1, Episode 10: Past is Prologue
-Season 1, Episode 8: Games People Play
-Season 1, Episode 6: The Cold Hard Truth
-Season 1, Episode 4: Ring True
-Season 1, Episode 2: Turn the Page
-Season 1, Episode 1: The Rub of Sugar Land

SEASON 2 SNEAK PEEK
An interesting take on a massage. Was it the client’s idea or Riley’s?

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02
SAT

Countdown to Season 2: Spotlight on Katie & Travis

Posted By kim_messina 10:00am GMT

One of the hardest things for Riley in Season 1 was telling her young children Katie and Travis that their dad is never coming back. Katie took it the hardest, and started to act out. In school, she got in trouble for swearing because her classmate Zack teased her about Kyle leaving.

But Riley's biggest nightmare came to life when she was on a date with Dr. Mark Flemming, who happened to be Zack's father. Lacey called Riley in a panic because she couldn't find Katie anywhere in the house. The only trace of Katie was a note that said, "Back Soon Mommy; Love Katie." Evan remembered that Katie was upset that she wasn't doing well in soccer and Riley put two and two together and found Katie on the soccer field. Katie said she ran away because she didn't want "Zack's dad" to help her with soccer—her dad was supposed to teach her.

View Katie and Travis' Season 1 moments in pictures:
-Season 1, Episode 9: Acting Up
-Season 1, Episode 1: The Rub of Sugar Land

SEASON 2 SNEAK PEEK
Riley and Kyle have to co-parent now that Kyle is back in the picture.

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01
FRI

Countdown to Season 2: Spotlight on Georgia

Posted By kim_messina 10:00am GMT

Riley's boss at The Rub of Sugar Land, Georgia (Loretta Devine), has always had faith in Riley. Georgia initially hired Riley based Georgia's "eyes and gut"—little did she know that in just a few weeks, she'd be offering Riley the position as manager.

At The Rub, Georgia keeps a top secret black book with a list of clients who "like a little something extra" aka The Client List. Mid-season, Georgia put Riley and the Spa Girls on high alert after she began to suspect the police may be planning a raid at The Rub. Good thing Georgia knows to trust her gut because by the end of the season, the police showed up at The Rub, just as Riley was taking the book home for safe keeping.

View Georgia's Season 1 moments in pictures:
-Season 1, Episode 8: Games People Play
-Season 1, Episode 6: The Cold Hard Truth
-Season 1, Episode 4: Ring True
-Season 1, Episode 2: Turn the Page
-Season 1, Episode 1: The Rub of Sugar Land

SEASON 2 SNEAK PEEK
What could Riley be talking about?

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28
THU

Countdown to Season 2: Spotlight on Evan

Posted By kim_messina 10:00am GMT

Evan (Colin Egglesfield) has been there for his sister-in-law Riley since Day One. When his brother Kyle abandoned Riley and their family, Evan immediately stepped as a "father figure"...all while harboring romantic feelings for Riley. (Evan later discovered that Kyle fled to Mexico.)

While Lacey's husband Dale encouraged Evan to confess his feelings to Riley, Evan stayed mum. In fact, he began to date Riley's spa nemesis, Selena. But Evan never stopped caring for Riley. In Episode 9, after Riley's daughter Katie ran away, once they found her and got Katie settled at home, Riley and Evan shared their first kiss...only to have Kyle come back into their lives the following day.

In Season 2, Evan will be involved in a love triangle with Riley and Kyle.

View Evan's Season 1 moments in pictures:
-Season 1, Episode 10: Past is Prologue
-Season 1, Episode 9: Acting Up
-Season 1, Episode 8: Games People Play
-Season 1, Episode 5: Try, Try Again
-Season 1, Episode 2: Turn the Page

SEASON 2 SNEAK PEEK
Who could Evan be talking to?

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27
WED

Countdown to Season 2: Spotlight on Lacey

Posted By kim_messina 10:00am GMT

Lacey (Rebecca Field) is the sister that Riley's never had. Best friends since childhood, Lacey is the only one who knows the truth about Riley's secret life. (Lacey stumbled upon Riley's stash of cash in Riley's house and put two and two together.)

When Lacey is not helping Riley with her kids Katie and Travis, she's working as a hairdresser at the Curl Up & Dry Salon with Linette.

Lacey is married to Dale, who is constantly on the job. In Season 1, Lacey said she was ready to start a family, but Dale confessed to Evan that Lacey can barely save money and they're not in the right financial situation to start a family. In Season 2, Lacey will struggle with fertility issues.

View Lacey's Season 1 moments in pictures:
-Season 1, Episode 7: Life of Riley
-Season 1, Episode 4: Ring True

SEASON 2 SNEAK PEEK
Riley finally gets answers from Kyle about why he left.

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26
TUE

Countdown to Season 2: Spotlight on Kyle

Posted By kim_messina 10:00am GMT

Riley's husband Kyle (Brian Hallisay) may have been MIA for most of Season 1, but it didn't stop him from being a main source of drama! After abandoning Riley and their family in the first episode (with a mountain of debt!), Riley continuously tried to figure out why he would leave them out to dry. Riley eventually discovered not only did Kyle hide a pain killer addiction from her, but he fled to Mexico.

Kyle finally came back into the picture at the end of the season...but Riley immediately slammed the door in his face. Finally warming up to the idea that he could be back for good, Riley slowly let him re-enter her life. At the end of the final episode, Kyle went to The Rub late at night because he heard that Riley was in "trouble"— only to have the cops also show up.

View Kyle's Season 1 moments in pictures:
-Season 1, Episode 10: Past is Prologue
-Season 1, Episode 1: The Rub of Sugar Land

SEASON 2 SNEAK PEEK
Who could Kyle be talking to?

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25
MON

Countdown to Season 2: Spotlight on Linette

Posted By kim_messina 10:00am GMT

If there was one person Riley could depend on in Season 1, it was her mother Linette (Cybill Shepherd). Linette is a hairdresser at the local salon, the Curl Up & Dry Salon, and in the middle of Season 1, the salon went up for sale. Linette tried to buy it, however, she lost it to conservative southern belle Taylor Berkhalter.

Linette's been married multiple times and in Season 1, she dated fellow churchgoer Garrett. And even though he seemed like a nice guy, Riley's boss Georgia did some research on Garrett and discovered that he embezzled money from the church. Linette sent him packing soon thereafter.

View Linette's best moments in pictures:
-Season 1, Episode 7: Life of Riley
-Season 1, Episode 4: Ring True

SEASON 2 SNEAK PEEK
Lacey struggles with her own issues of motherhood this season.

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24
SUN

Countdown to Season 2: Spotlight on Riley

Posted By kim_messina 10:00am GMT

Riley Parks' describes herself as a "small town girl who LOVES karaoke, a good margarita and my two kids Katie and Travis." But as we learned in the first season of "The Client List," Riley (Jennifer Love Hewitt) tends to have problems that even a stiff drink can't fix. In the premiere episode, Riley's husband, Kyle, deserts his family, leaving Riley to be the sole provider. After taking a job at a seemingly traditional day spa, The Rub of Sugar Land, Riley quickly learns the way to make the big bucks is the offer sexual favors to her clients on the side. Conflicted, Riley seizes the opportunity, takes the job and starts her double life as a conservative Texas single mom and masseuse.

With a support group consisting of her mother Linette, brother-in-law Evan, boss Georgia and best friend Lacey, Riley often found it hard to keep her life at the spa a secret—clients' wives would accuse her of being the "other woman," Riley would run into clients at social events around town and her family became increasingly curious as to why she'd have to drop everything suddenly to go to The Rub.

As tensions grew between Riley in her loved ones, so did her romantic feelings for Evan. At the end of the season, the pair shared a passonate kiss...only to have ex-husband Kyle return to his family, leaving Riley more conflicted than ever. In Season 2, Riley must walk the fine line between her anger and love for Kyle and the feelings she has for Evan.

View Riley's best moments in pictures:
-Season 1, Episode 1: The Rub of Sugar Land
-Season 1, Episode 3: Tough Love
-Season 1, Episode 5: Try, Try Again
-Season 5, Episode 7: Life of Riley
-Season 1, Episode 10: Past is Prologue

SEASON 2 SNEAK PEEK
In the first episode, Riley comes face-to-face with Kyle and his problems.

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