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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 Maddy Kinkaid / ... (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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Daphne Zuniga and Torrey DeVitto both worked on One Tree Hill (2003) See more »

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Referenced in American Dad!: A.T. The Abusive Terrestrial (2007) See more »

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

Lynn Kerr (Daphne Zuniga) moves from small town New Mexico to New York with her daughters Sophie (Sarah Foret) and Karen (Torrey DeVitto). Karen is an aspiring model. Sophie gets a scholarship to a fancy private school and rubs elbows with the Beautiful People.

This is a functional teen drama from ABC Family. It lasted 1 season and not really worth much more than that. The actors are cute and mostly likable. There's good chemistry but the production looks second rate. The stories aren't well written and the supporting actors are weak. So as much as I may like the leads, there is nothing here to keep me watching.


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