Quinn promotes Rachel to produce Season 14 of "Everlasting"; Rachel sets out to change history by casting the first African-American suitor; Chet arrives on set to reclaim control of the show.
Quinn and Chet start producing two different versions of "Everlasting," forcing the crew to choose a leader as new alliances are formed. Rachel feels her promotion slipping away as the crew is divided and takes matters into her own hands, yielding unexpected results for everyone.
Chet has been given the reigns to produce a more male skewing version of the show. Quinn decides to produce the "Sistine Chapel" of episodes by targeting the two most vulnerable contestants in order to prove her own value. Rachel starts to suspect Darius is hiding a secret. Chet struggles in a custody battle over his son.
Darius reveals his secret to Rachel and tells her he needs to quit the show. Rachel enlists Coleman's help to figure out a way to keep it quiet and reverse his decision. Quinn and Chet find themselves back on the same team as they produce this week's Everlasting episode of powder puff football. Chet brings his baby to work as a bonding moment, causing a stir with all the contestants. Quinn confronts Rachel about her betrayal to the network and also receives some upsetting news from her past.
Coleman invites Rachel to the Impact Awards. Quinn is introduced to the new owner of the network. Darius must make a big decision. Jeremy's relationship with Rachel continues to cause problems on the set.
Rachel deals with a trauma, and Chet is there for her. Meanwhile, Quinn pursues a new relationship; Rachel learns something surprising on a hometown date; and an angry Darius makes a startling decision.
Quinn interferes with Rachel and Coleman's new relationship; Darius decides to take a break from the show with Romeo; and Rachel makes a decision with dangerous consequences. Meanwhile, an unexpected visitor stops by the set.
Rachel struggles in the aftermath of an incident with Darius, revealing a huge secret to Coleman that might affect his next move. Meanwhile, Quinn works hard to balance ruminating over her feelings for John and maintaining control of the contestants as things go awry on the set of Everlasting. Chet gets some attention from an unlikely source.
Coleman tries to coerce Rachel into helping him destroy Quinn and the show, but Rachel has her own plan. Meanwhile, Darius and Jay join forces to ensure their ideal contestants make it to the finale; and Quinn receives perspective-changing news.
In the second-season finale, Quinn's plans for the remaining two contestants could be foiled by an unexpected turn of events. Meanwhile, Rachel stands up to Coleman just as his plot to expose the show begins to unfold.