An academically gifted teen, her model-beautiful older sister and their newly single mother leave small town New Mexico in search of a new life in New York City.

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 Lynn Kerr (16 episodes, 2005-2006)
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 Sophie Kerr (16 episodes, 2005-2006)
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 Karen Kerr (16 episodes, 2005-2006)
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 Nicholas Fiske (16 episodes, 2005-2006)
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 Gideon Lustig (16 episodes, 2005-2006)
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 Annabelle Banks (15 episodes, 2005-2006)
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 Julian Fiske (12 episodes, 2005-2006)
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 Paisley Bishop (8 episodes, 2005)
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 Chris Prichett / ... (8 episodes, 2006)
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 Ben Lewis (8 episodes, 2006)
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 Evan Frasier (7 episodes, 2005)
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 Toby Sayles (7 episodes, 2005-2006)
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An academically gifted teen, her model-beautiful older sister and their newly single mother leave small town New Mexico in search of a new life in New York City. After their father runs off with his teenage mistress, SOPHIE and KAREN KERR decide their family needs a fresh start. They convince their mother, LYNN, that the big city holds promise for all of them. Sophie has gotten a scholarship to a prestigious Manhattan private school, Karen can pursue her dreams of modeling, and Lynn can leave the painful memories of her failed marriage behind her, while reviving the ambitions of becoming a fashion designer she put on hold to raise a family. The Kerr women arrive in New York ready to build a new life, as they try their hand at making it in this rarified place that promises as many challenges as it does possibilities. Manhattan. Global big shots, CEOs, diplomats, and the self-important social elite all make their homes there, and they send their precious children to the Brighton school.... Written by Noel Eisenberg

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2nd rate production
20 August 2013 | by See all my reviews

This is a functional teen drama from ABC Family. It lasted 1 season and not worth much more. It stars Sarah Foret as a sensitive teen, Torrey DeVitto as an older sister who looking to break into modeling and newly divorced mom Daphne Zuniga. They move from small town New Mexico to big city NY to restart their lives. The youngest get a scholarship to a fancy private school and rub elbows with the Beautiful People.

The actors are cute and mostly likable. There's good chemistry. But the production look 2nd rate. The stories aren't well written and the minor actors are weak. So as much as I may like the leads, there is nothing here to keep me watching.


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