"Chemistry" is the 6th episode of Season 1, and the 6th episode of the series overall.
Ivy faces major problems as her voice begins to fail her. Julia struggles to avoid Michael – but she can’t. Eileen explores her inner hipster at a downtown dive bar with her new pal Ellis, while Karen is an even bigger fish out of water, as she books a side gig at a bar mitzvah on Long Island.
- Julia Houston - Debra Messing
- Derek Wills - Jack Davenport
- Karen Cartwright - Katharine McPhee
- Tom Levitt - Christian Borle
- Ivy Lynn - Megan Hilty
- Ellis Tancharoen - Jaime Cepero
- Dev Sundaram - Raza Jaffrey
- Eileen Rand - Anjelica Huston
- Neal Bledsoe as John Goodwin
- Will Chase as Michael Swift
- Leslie Odom, Jr. as Sam Strickland
- Thorsten Kaye as Nick
- Emory Cohen as Leo Houston
- Geoff Cantor as Bobby Raskin
- Shake It Out by Florence + the Machine. Sung by Karen.
- Who You Are by Jessie J. Sung by Ivy.
- History Is Made At Night by Smash. Sung by Ivy and Michael.
- This episode scored a 2.4 rating 18-49 with 7.10 Million total viewers
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