Ambitious New Yorkers maneuver against each other as they pursue their passion for money, sex, and power.

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 Carrie Fairchild (21 episodes, 1995-1996)
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 Linda Fairchild Rush (21 episodes, 1995-1996)
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 Gil Chase (21 episodes, 1995-1996)
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 Peter Fairchild (21 episodes, 1995-1996)
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 Allen Rush (21 episodes, 1995-1996)
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 Mark Merrill (21 episodes, 1995-1996)
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 Alex Bartoli (21 episodes, 1995-1996)
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 Nikki Sheridan (21 episodes, 1995-1996)
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 Rachel Dennis (19 episodes, 1995-1996)
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 Stephanie Wells (13 episodes, 1995)
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 Adam Brock (9 episodes, 1996)
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Stephanie Wells has come to Manhattan to be Editor-in-Chief for "Communique", a very trendy magazine (á la "Vanity Fair"). Just as soon, trouble ensues. There will be intrigues she can't even begin to fathom, that threaten not only her marriage to Mark Merrill, a playwright, but also the very fabric of her sanity. Poor Stephanie! She's walked into a vipers' nest. And she will never find the way out. Written by Miguel Cane <stepford@yahoo.com>

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Jason Gedrick was a finalist for the role of Peter. See more »

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[Caught cheating with another woman.]
Mark Merrill: I am a narcissistic and self-destructive person. The only one I wanted to hurt with this was myself.
Stephanie Wells: Oh, please!
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Referenced in Saturday Night Live: Mariel Hemingway/Blues Traveler (1995) See more »

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Best soap of the 90's
17 October 2007 | by (Barcelona, Spain) – See all my reviews

I'm a fan of the prime time soaps of the 80's (DALLAS, DYNASTY, KNOTS LANDING & FALCON CREST) until 1989, the ones that entered the 90's became a shadow of what they were in the beginning (Only KNOTS was good until the penultimate season, last one was a mess but had a great final episode). With the 90's I missed a prime time soap opera with the quality of early Dallas, KL or Dynasty... I never liked Melrose Place or Models... Then CPW came in and I was excited. I know the series didn't had the success it deserved and changed by mid season, becoming more Dynastic with ambitious Raquel Welch marrying Lauren Hutton's ex-husband to see him die in her arms... inheriting his fortune??? We didn't know, because the series was canceled at that precise moment. I enjoyed all the episodes, but I must say the first ones, were the best. And I love the character of Carrie Fairchild, maybe because she was like the first Fallon (Pamela Sue Martin) Carrington my favorite Dynasty character: a spoiled rich girl, intelligent, cunning and ambitious to get what she wanted.


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