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Plot:
Show revolves around a group of models living together in a co-ed residence in New York.
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Cast

 (Series Cast Summary - 21 of 27)

Mischa Barton ... Sonja Stone (5 episodes, 2009)

Ben Hollingsworth ... Chris Andrews (5 episodes, 2009)

Sara Paxton ... Raina Marrinelli / ... (5 episodes, 2009)

Nico Tortorella ... Cole Shepherd (5 episodes, 2009)

Corbin Bleu ... Isaac / ... (5 episodes, 2009)

Jaime Murray ... Vivienne (5 episodes, 2009)
Tasha Courtney ... Core Model (5 episodes, 2009)
Rashika Pickett ... Wendy, Resident House Model (5 episodes, 2009)

Amanda Rea ... Core Model (5 episodes, 2009)
Stephen Sapienza ... Core Model (5 episodes, 2009)

Sue Smith ... Bartender (5 episodes, 2009)

Ashley Madekwe ... Marissa Delfina (4 episodes, 2009)

Elle Macpherson ... Claudia Foster (4 episodes, 2009)

Tyler French ... Resident House Model (4 episodes, 2009)

Billy Magnussen ... Alex Marinelli (3 episodes, 2009)

Dusan Dukic ... Simon Lockridge (3 episodes, 2009)

Gal Gadot ... Olivia (3 episodes, 2009)
Brandon Marcel Gertz ... Campaign Model (3 episodes, 2009)

Jian ... Runway Model (3 episodes, 2009)
Adi Marriott ... Nate Foster (3 episodes, 2009)
Jerry Reid ... Austyn, Resident House Model (3 episodes, 2009)
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Series Directed by
Sanford Bookstaver (1 episode, 2009)
Norman Buckley (1 episode, 2009)
Christian Duguay (1 episode, 2009)
Michael Fields (1 episode, 2009)
Michael Lehmann (1 episode, 2009)
 
Series Writing credits
Adam Giaudrone (3 episodes, 2009)
Ashton Kutcher (2 episodes, 2009)

Series Produced by
Adam Giaudrone .... supervising producer (5 episodes, 2009)
Fritzi Horstman .... associate producer (5 episodes, 2009)
Melissa Loy .... co-producer (5 episodes, 2009)
Charlie Stratton .... co-producer (5 episodes, 2009)
Karey Burke .... executive producer (4 episodes, 2009)
Mike Kelley .... executive producer (4 episodes, 2009)
Matt Nodella .... producer (4 episodes, 2009)
Carol Barbee .... executive producer (2 episodes, 2009)
Jason Goldberg .... executive producer (2 episodes, 2009)
Ashton Kutcher .... executive producer / co-producer (2 episodes, 2009)
 
Series Original Music by
Marc Dauer (5 episodes, 2009)
Evan Frankfort (5 episodes, 2009)
Liz Phair (2 episodes, 2009)
 
Series Cinematography by
Ronald Plante (unknown episodes, 2009)
 
Series Film Editing by
Joe Hobeck (2 episodes, 2009)

Chris Figler (unknown episodes, 2009)
Sylvain Lebel (unknown episodes, 2009)
 
Series Casting by
Geoffrey Soffer (5 episodes, 2009)
 
Series Production Design by
Henry Dunn (1 episode, 2009)

Guy Lalande (unknown episodes, 2009)
 
Series Art Direction by
Charles E. McCarry (4 episodes, 2009)
 
Series Set Decoration by
Jacqueline Jacobson Scarfo (4 episodes, 2009)
 
Series Costume Design by
Tom Broecker (5 episodes, 2009)

Ginette Magny (unknown episodes, 2009)
 
Series Makeup Department
Brian Abbott .... makeup department head (5 episodes, 2009)
Karen Reuter Fabbo .... co-key makeup (5 episodes, 2009)
Chris Clark .... key hair stylist (2 episodes, 2009)
AnneMichelle Radcliffe .... hair department head (2 episodes, 2009)
 
Series Production Management
Jamie Crowell .... unit production manager (3 episodes, 2009)
Brian Sherwin .... post-production supervisor (2 episodes, 2009)

Jacky Lavoie .... production manager (unknown episodes, 2009)
 
Series Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Daniela Barbosa .... second assistant director (3 episodes, 2009)
Jono Oliver .... first assistant director (3 episodes, 2009)
Charlie Stratton .... second unit director (3 episodes, 2009)
Thomas Tobin .... second second assistant director (3 episodes, 2009)
 
Series Art Department
Edward J. Johnson .... carpenter (5 episodes, 2009)
Suzanne Mjartan .... set dresser (5 episodes, 2009)
Alexis Weiss .... property master (5 episodes, 2009)
Adam Brustein .... assistant art director (4 episodes, 2009)
Kate Foster .... assistant set decorator (4 episodes, 2009)
Christopher M. Lewis .... art production assistant (4 episodes, 2009)
Greg Sullivan .... charge scenic artist (4 episodes, 2009)
Jaime Phelps .... set decoration production assistant (3 episodes, 2009)
Mike Kearns .... carpenter foreman (2 episodes, 2009)
Matthew Rignanese .... art department (2 episodes, 2009)
Sophia Vasilakis .... scenic shop manager (2 episodes, 2009)
Robert Zorella .... art department coordinator (2 episodes, 2009)

Denis Hamel .... property master (unknown episodes, 2009)
 
Series Sound Department
Jordan Lezama .... assistant sound editor (5 episodes, 2009)
Elmo Ponsdomenech .... sound re-recording mixer (5 episodes, 2009)
Kevin Roache .... sound re-recording mixer (5 episodes, 2009)
Jeremy Balko .... adr mixer (2 episodes, 2009)
Ryan Maguire .... foley mixer (2 episodes, 2009)
Richard E. Yawn .... supervising sound editor (2 episodes, 2009)
 
Series Special Effects by
André Laforest .... special effects foreman (1 episode, 2009)
 
Series Visual Effects by
Thomas Hallé .... visual effects artist (1 episode, 2009)
Rebecca West .... visual effects producer (1 episode, 2009)
 
Series Stunts
Danny Aiello III .... stunt coordinator (5 episodes, 2009)
Vince Cupone .... co-stunt coordinator (5 episodes, 2009)
Chris Cenatiempo .... stunts (2 episodes, 2009)
John Cenatiempo .... stunts (2 episodes, 2009)
 
Series Camera and Electrical Department
Kyle Blackman .... camera utility (5 episodes, 2009)
Philippe Bossé .... photographer: art department photography (5 episodes, 2009)
Anthony Ciurea .... grip (5 episodes, 2009)
Jeff Niggemeyer .... best boy electric (5 episodes, 2009)
Thomas O'Connor .... rigging gaffer (5 episodes, 2009)
Ian O'Neill .... grip (5 episodes, 2009)
Douglas Pellegrino .... a camera operator (5 episodes, 2009)
Gregory Principato .... first assistant camera (5 episodes, 2009)
Mark Cyr .... video/computer playback engineer / video playback engineer (4 episodes, 2009)
Leigh Rathner .... assistant camera (4 episodes, 2009)
Cristian Trova .... first assistant camera / first assistant camera: "b" camera (4 episodes, 2009)
Cesar Baptista .... rigging grip (2 episodes, 2009)
 
Series Casting Department
Erin Weintraub .... executive in charge of casting (5 episodes, 2009)
Ian Ames .... casting assistant (4 episodes, 2009)
Melissa Moss .... casting associate (4 episodes, 2009)
Stephanie R. Hunter .... extras casting associate (2 episodes, 2009)
Tiffany Moon .... extras casting director (2 episodes, 2009)
 
Series Costume and Wardrobe Department
Lara Greene .... tailor (5 episodes, 2009)
Jennifer Ingram .... wardrobe supervisor (5 episodes, 2009)
Mary Wuliger .... costume coordinator (5 episodes, 2009)
Elizabeth Feldbauer .... wardrobe supervisor (4 episodes, 2009)
Amanda Sroka .... set costumer (4 episodes, 2009)
Jeriana San Juan .... assistant costume designer (2 episodes, 2009)
 
Series Editorial Department
Bryan Cantrall .... on-line editor (5 episodes, 2009)
Jeff Israel .... assistant editor (2 episodes, 2009)

Peter Hagan .... assistant editor (unknown episodes)
 
Series Music Department
Alyson Vidoli .... music supervisor (5 episodes, 2009)
Jeff Lingle .... music editor (2 episodes, 2009)
 
Series Transportation Department
Jason Bowers .... driver (5 episodes, 2009)
Charles Spillane .... transportation captain (5 episodes, 2009)

Spiro Tsovras .... transportation coordinator (unknown episodes, 2009)
 
Series Other crew
Roslyn Aronowitz .... production secretary (5 episodes, 2009)
Janice Brabaw .... payroll accountant (5 episodes, 2009)
Oliver Brooks .... key set production assistant / set production assistant (5 episodes, 2009)
Erika Goldfarb .... assistant production office coordinator (5 episodes, 2009)
Orit Greenberg .... location scout (5 episodes, 2009)
Jennifer Hackney .... production assistant (5 episodes, 2009)
Zak Hill .... production assistant (5 episodes, 2009)
Jonathan Hood .... accounting clerk (5 episodes, 2009)
Liz Kugle .... production coordinator (5 episodes, 2009)
Greg Morrison .... location assistant/scout (5 episodes, 2009)
Ellen Parnett .... set staff production assistant (5 episodes, 2009)
James Parsons .... production assistant (5 episodes, 2009)
Brian Rost .... writer assistant (5 episodes, 2009)
Shane B. Scott .... script supervisor (5 episodes, 2009)
Missy Shaw .... production assistant (5 episodes, 2009)
Wellington Lee .... location scout (3 episodes, 2009)
Mary O'Rourke .... stand-in (3 episodes, 2009)
Justin Rosini .... assistant location manager (3 episodes, 2009)
Christina Cortez .... production assistant (2 episodes, 2009)
Sonja Beck Gingerich .... location assistant (2 episodes, 2009)
Kellie Morrison .... location manager (2 episodes, 2009)
Jon Shaw .... production assistant (2 episodes, 2009)

Marie-Elaine Bailly .... production coordinator (unknown episodes, 2009)
Billy Romeo .... post production assistant (unknown episodes, 2009)
 

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Isaac metions in the first episode that he was a child model, but he hopes to one day be known for his music. Actor Corbin Bleu started out as a model before he was 3, and is now an accomplished musician, having appeared in musicals and publishing 2 albums to date.See more »

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24 out of 49 people found the following review useful.
Trashy people in a trashy world. OK TV., 20 September 2009
Author: niels-39 from Aarhus, Denmark

From the look of the new teen soap-opera, TBL looks like a hit. But sometimes a success with a wide audience has to be on the cost of good taste, which is the case here.

The pilot episode takes place in NYC. Farmboy Chris from Ohio is enjoying his last days of the holiday, when he is accidentally spotted by a modeling agent, Simon. And throughout the rest of the episode Chris rams himself into more than enough drama, considered it only is supposed to show the first 42 hours of his modeling career. From the agency, to the photo-shoot, to the model-house, to the party.

This is basically the over-the-top drama from 'Americas Next Top Model' fusioned with the glamour of the hit show 'Gossip Girl' and on top of all this there is a bit of bad social realism (Drugs etc.).

But even though the first episodes' storyline is poorly written and most of the camera-work is very amateur, it somehow works. The young cast of the show saves it (especially Sarah Paxton as Raina). They make all of the trashy drama in some way believable. Because they are trashy actors portraying trashy people in a trashy world.

I hope we, in the next few weeks, will see that this show weren't a waste of our time and CW's money. But i doubt that.

UPDATE: Apparently the show was a waste of our time and CW's money. The show has now been cancelled. I'm not the least surprised.

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