Watch: Ambitions (Luganda Translated) (Season 1, Episode 1 - Friends & Lovers)
The Plot: A woman moves to a new city and finds herself going head to head with the towns most powerful and deceitful players.
Stars: Brian White, Robin Givens, Kendrick Cross
Director: Jamey Giddens
Titus and Amara contend with issues from their past; Stephanie takes her relationship with Evan to the point of no return; The Carlisles and Purifoys take their generational feud to another level; Rondell and Evan seek to tamp down a common threat. Amara puts Stephanie on Notice. Atlanta's first lady learns a shocking secret about a rival. Bella makes a bold play to get what she wants. Rondell finds an ally in her fight to save her restaurant. Stephanie looks for a way to repay Amara. Rondell falls out of favor with Senior. Bella looks to exploit her connection to the mayor. Stephanie and Evan join forces to pursue mutual self-interests. Titus undertakes a risky mission that could destroy his career. Titus and Amara are surprised by a blast from their past who blows into town; Stephanie comes up with a diabolical plan to retain the firm's most prized client; Rondell's relationship takes a turn; Bella figures out a way to resume her livelihood; Carly gives Lori an ultimatum. Stephanie is a force to be reckoned with at a Women's Empowerment Summit; Bella forges an alliance with Rod; Evan attempts to bargain with Greg Peters; Carly is taken off-guard by Stephanie's perfect timing. Stephanie makes an accusation and vows to get revenge; Bella navigates Rod and Evan; Amara forms an unlikely partnership that compels Titus to make questionable moves; Senior suffers a health setback; Carly takes a leap of faith with Lori. Stephanie and Irene conspire against Rondell; Titus takes matters into his own hands; Rondell makes personal and professional moves; Greg's family means business. Rondell loses in a big way; Stephanie exacts revenge on Lori; The highly anticipated Anniversary Celebration at Thelma's Place ends sooner than expected; Damian continues to wreak havoc in the lives of Titus and Amara. The Barnes have a big surprise for the Carlisles, forcing Stephanie and Evan to fight fire with fire; Amara receives backlash at work for her prior indiscretions; Bella makes a bold move with Stephanie; Titus' win for Rondell is eclipsed by the loss he suffers from Damian; Greg tells Stephanie she's run out of time.
Stephanie has the ultimate trump card against Amara. Bella is giving love another chance, only to be hurt again. Rondell and Evan are blind-sided.
Evan and Rondell demand justice from Greg; Bella's best friend Perla dispenses advice; Amara's suspicions are confirmed; Evan finds a new rival in Kent; Titus and Amara work to reconcile; Stephanie pushes back against Greg's cousin Natasha.
Evan and Bell endure the worst day of their lives. A blast from the past haunt Evan and Rondell.
Amara sets a trap; Stephanie reveals a painful secret; Hunter teeters on the brink of disaster; Cousin Darcia dispenses life-changing news; Perla feels the heat.
Carlisle matriarch Irene shows her mettle; A new foe walks into Amara's life; Stephanie issues an ultimatum; Evan betrays an ally; Titus becomes a target; Damian takes a stand.
Rondell and Evan join forces to save Thelma's Place; Stephanie seeks payback; An unlikely suspect comes forth as Senior's killer; Hunter presses Titus to follow his lead; Bella scrutinizes her inner circle; Amara is taken off guard; Stephen and Hunter release their fury; Perla gets revenge.
Stephanie closes in on the corner office; Bella is overwhelmed; Rondell discovers Darcia's dirty secret; Lori grows suspicious of Titus; Stephanie confronts Bella; Damian likes the hand he's dealt himself.
Stephanie plays a deadly game with Evan; Titus faces unforeseen circumstances; Stephen has a surprise for Stephanie; Bella loosens Stephanie's grip; Rondell and Evan are pushed to their limits with Darcia; Stephanie and Amara keep their friends close and enemies closer.