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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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Could be good if repackaged for HBO/Showtime See more (5 total) »

Cast

 (Series Cast Summary - 21 of 28)

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 Leonardo ... 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)
Dailyn Rodriguez .... co-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)
Stephen Kozlowski .... second assistant camera: A camera (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)
Stile Robert .... grip (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 CabadaHagan .... 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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After The CW axed it, Ashton Kutcher and his producing partners struck a deal to air the remaining unaired segments on Youtube.See more »

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4 out of 6 people found the following review useful.
Could be good if repackaged for HBO/Showtime, 5 March 2010
Author: remraf55 from United States

So i randomly caught the pilot episode of this while surfing around on Youtube and followed up with the other remaining episodes just to see what all the hype was and possibly deteremine why this show got cancelled. After watching a few episodes I really didn't see much difference from any of the other CW teen/young adult dramas like 90210, Gossip Girl, and Melrose. Bare in mind that I haven't really seen much of those other shows but from what I have seen they are all very formalic and simliar in overall content and context. The idea of The Beautiful Life is still an interesting one though with its setting in NY and the Fashion World, and could really lead to some interesting story lines and overall television. I wont comment on the overall performances or characters within the show but will say that they are done well and underapreciated by many of the shows critics. However, this show is ultimately flawed in its being structured for CW audiences and having to stick within the guidelines of a TV14 rated network. CW already has its pick of dramas from those mentioned above and another such as TBL was overkill to an extent and with its similarities between GG being in NY and all it was setup to fail based upon comparison alone.

With its premise of the aspiring models trying to make it in NY's Fashion World the show could have been the NY version of Entourage if done correctly. Throw in some more adult sexual situations and occasionally nudity, more fashion celeb cameos, and overall sexiness whle focusing on the NY setting and fashion world/nightlife and the story lines become compelling. I don't know that using the original cast of the show and just throwing it on another network would have worked but the overall premise and concept for the show would really work better in a more adult oriented setting. Unfortunately it appears that wont be the case, which is unfortunate because the potential was there.

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