Anyone still in Sex & the City withdrawal will be able to get their Candace Bushnell fix with this winter's dramedy based on her bestselling book Lipstick Jungle, premiering Thursday, February 7 on NBC (at 10 pm NYC time).
As opposed to a quartet of NYC career girls seeking their Mr. Big, this trio is each an at-the-top-of-their-game Big - with movie exec Wendy (Brooke Shields of Suddenly Susan) walking the career/family tightrope, free spirited fashion designer Victory (Lindsay Price from Beverly Hills, 90210), and fashion mag EIC Nico (24's Kim Raver) who is jonesing for the CEO slot. Ups & downs are weathered with a healthy dose of humor, strength, and of course, fab fashion.
"This provocative new series is a fun, sexy look at strong women in New York City," comments Ben Silverman, Co-Chairman, NBC Entertainment and Universal Media Studios. "We are very excited about Candace Bushnell's larger-than-life characters -- as embodied by its perfect cast -- that has made Lipstick a highly anticipated event since the network acquired the best-selling book."
The show is being executive-produced by Oliver Goldstick (Ugly Betty), Timothy Busfield (NBC's The West Wing) and Bushnell - and also stars Andrew McCarthy (The Joy Luck Club), Julian Sands (24), David Alan Basche (United 93), David Norona (Frasier) and Paul Blackthorne (Big Shots). Gary Winick (13 Going on 30) directed the pilot.
For fun video clips, check out NBC.com.
- Lesley Scott
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