It’s the summer of 1985, and, for the first time, 17-year-old Carrie Bradshaw (AnnaSophia Robb) can call Manhattan home. After her boyfriend Sebastian (Austin Butler) and best friend Maggie (Katie Findlay) betrayed her, Carrie is happy to accept the offer to spend the summer living in the downtown loft apartment of her Interview magazine boss Larissa (Freema Agyeman). But as summer turns to fall and Carrie heads into her senior year, she and her friends and family discover that letting go of old loves and embracing new dreams comes with some tough new realities but also incredible new opportunities. Based on the novels “The Carrie Diaries” and “Summer and the City” by Candace Bushnell, THE CARRIE DIARIES is from Fake Empire in association with Warner Bros. Television, with executive producers Amy B. Harris (“Sex and the City,” “Gossip Girl”), Josh Schwartz (“Hart of Dixie,” “Gossip Girl”), Stephanie Savage (“Hart of Dixie,” “Gossip Girl”), Len Goldstein (“Hart of Dixie”) and Candace Bushnell.
KEEPING SECRETS — Impressed with Carrie’s (AnnaSophia Robb) creative prowess, Larissa (Freema Agyeman) offers her an internship at Interview, but Carrie is torn about whether she should take it. Carrie invites George (guest star Richard Kohnke) to the school dance, but when she suggests they leave the dance early, George gets the wrong idea about […]
KEEPING TRADITIONS ALIVE — Carrie (AnnaSophia Robb) gets in way over her head when she tries to cook the perfect Thanksgiving dinner for her family, her new boyfriend George (guest star Richard Kohnke) and his dad Harlan (guest star Scott Cohen), so she enlists Mouse’s (Ellen Wong) help. Tom (Matt Letscher) is oblivious to the […]
RITE OF PASSAGE – Carrie (AnnaSophia Robb) runs into an old friend at her internship and gets invited to his mother’s dinner soiree in Manhattan, but her feelings for Sebastian (Austin Butler) get in her way, until she see him with another girl. Mouse (Ellen Wong) is excited about getting back together with Seth (guest […]
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UNCOMFORTABLE SITUATIONS — When Carrie (AnnaSophia Robb) is invited to a Halloween party in the city by Larissa (Freema Agyman), she decides to invite Walt (Brenden Dooling) to go with her to keep her company. It doesn’t take long before the night goes awry and Carrie is forced to babysit Larissa, who has clearly taken […]
PENNY FOR YOUR THOUGHTS — After Tom (Matt Letscher) forbids Carrie (AnnaSophia Robb) to see Sebastian (Austin Butler) again, Carrie snoops through Tom’s work files and uncovers some alarming information about Sebastian’s past. Carrie decides to confront Sebastian about what she’s discovered and is shocked by his reaction. Maggie (Katie Findlay) deals with her breakup […]
When I think about Sex and the City, I –of course– think about the fashion, the sex and……. we can’t forget about the city! Manhattan was like another character in the Sex and the City series. Showcasing the New York City skyline, new restaurants and hot clubs were what made “the city” such a big […]
LYING AND CONSEQUENCES — New couple Carrie (AnnaSophia Robb) and Sebastian (Austin Butler) can’t seem to catch a break. Between being grounded and rival Donna’s (Chloe Bridges) sneaky attempts to break them apart, Carrie worries Sebastian will lose interest in her. Desperate for some alone time with him, Carrie must lie to her father (Matt […]
Let me preface by saying that not every show deserves a “3 Reasons to Watch” booster. After seeing “The Carrie Diaries” pilot, I can honestly extend the list to about ten reasons why you should watch this quirky, fun and good-spirited series. Keeping it short, I’ve limited myself to three to subvert rambles and digressions. […]
IN THIS “SEX AND THE CITY” PREQUEL, A YOUNG CARRIE BRADSHAW DEALS WITH HIGH SCHOOL DRAMA WHILE MEETING MANHATTAN FOR THE FIRST TIME — Recently, life hasn’t been smooth sailing for 16-year-old Carrie Bradshaw (AnnaSophia Robb) – her mother just passed away, her rebellious younger sister Dorrit (Stefania Owen) is acting out, and their father […]