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The Carrie Diaries TV Show Facts

January 08, 2013

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The prequel to Sex and the City - The Carrie Diaries - is a 1980’s coming-of-age story about an aspiring writer named Carrie Bradshaw. The show premiered on January 14, 2013.

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The Carrie Diaries Synopsis

Based on the novel by Candace Bushnell, The Carrie Diaries follows 16-year-old Carrie Bradshaw (AnnaSophia Robb) as she embarks upon her junior year of high school in suburban Connecticut. After her mother’s passing, Carrie and her younger sister Dorrit are left in the care of their father, who is overwhelmed by the sudden responsibility of being a single father. Meanwhile, a hot new boy named Sebastian Kydd arrives at school. Could he finally take Carrie’s mind off the tragedy of losing her mother?

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Manhattan Adventure

Carrie's father Tom offers her the opportunity of a lifetime, one that will shape the course of her life forever: the chance to go to Manhattan and intern at a law firm. While there, she meets Larissa Loughton, the style editor for Interview Magazine, who opens her eyes to a passion she never knew she had. The Carrie Diaries shows how teenage Carrie Bradshaw was introduced to the glitz and glamour - as well as the unpleasant aspects - of New York City.

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  • Carrie Bradshaw - AnnaSophia Robb
  • Tom Bradshaw - Matt Letscher
  • Dorrit Bradshaw - Stefania Owen
  • Larissa Loughton - Freema Agyeman
  • Donna LaDonna - Chloe Bridges
  • Sebastian Kydd - Austin Butler
  • Walt Reynolds– Brendan Dooling
  • Mouse - Ellen Wong
  • Maggie Landers - Katie Findlay

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Courtesy of the CW

The Carrie Diaries will take the place of Gossip Girl in the Monday night CW line up. The Pilot aired Monday, January 14, 2013. Don’t miss it!

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