The Long Lead Story
Season 1, Episode 5
Air date 16 October 2006
Written by Aaron Sorkin (teleplay)

Dave Calvo (story)

Directed by David Petrarca
Episode guide
The West Coast Delay
The Wrap Party
While the cast goes through rehearsals with Lauren Graham and Sting, a reporter tries to get the story on Matt and Harriet. Meanwhile, Jordan passes on a lucrative — but tasteless — new reality series.