Jessica learns that the plot to her new book has been stolen and will be used for an episode of a TV series. At the same time, she tries to unravel the mystery surrounding the murder of the same show's executive producer.
Kay Freestone, assistant to television network executive Mark McAndrews, shares both a professional and an intensely personal relationship with her boss. When Mark is promoted, she expects to move up the corporate ladder with him. But Mark, with a cold professional eye, refuses, believing that she isn't yet ready for the responsibility. Kay retaliates by murdering Mark, whom she feels has used her, and sets up a seemingly airtight alibi. But Columbo unravels her plan with all the practiced ease of an expert screenwriter. Stars Peter Falk.
Billie Blessings investigates murder charges against friend and actress Katie Saunders, when a death is linked to her TV show based on a series of novels about a corrupt local lawyer. Stars Holly Robinson Peete, Rick Fox.
When a woman is murdered, and her fiance is the prime suspect, successful matchmaker Angie works to prove her client's innocence, much to the dismay of Kyle, the detective working the case. Stars Danica McKellar, Victor Webster.