The men of Magic City worship the same things any other mob-affiliated TV characters do: status, wealth, comfort. It's the ease with which the program examines these worn storylines that proves most problematic for this Mad Men wannabe.
Because so many noteworthy things happened in the history of American television this year, it’s best to look at it all one month at a time. So let’s take a look at the biggest events on TV in January 2010.
Party Down's second season features the various career and personal crises of the crew of struggling actors and screenwriters against the background of a funeral, an unsuccessful orgy, a fundraiser for a private school for the privileged children of vulgar producers, and a hot tub birthday party for Steve Guttenberg.