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‘Carrie Diaries’ Recap: Meet George, Sebastian’s Competition

Amy Amatangelo | February 11, 2013 - 11:54 pm

Did executive producer Amy B. Harris binge-watch 80s movies before writing this week’s episode of The CW’s The Carrie Diaries? The show was rocking a distinct Less Than Zero feel.

On “Dangerous Territory,” Carrie (AnnaSophia Robb) runs into George (Richard Kohnke), an uber-wealthy guy she met once as a child. George and his friends… More »

‘Carrie Diaries’ Recap: Walt and the City

Amy Amatangelo | February 5, 2013 - 12:27 am

I’ve watched enough teen TV to know that The Carrie Diaries is up to something. The best adolescent drama comes from a good love triangle. Think Pacey, Dawson and Joey on Dawson’s Creek or Elena, Stefan and Damon on The Vampire Diaries.

On the “Fright Night” episode of The CW’s The Carrie Diaries,… More »

Will Jess and Nick Ever Get Together on ‘New Girl’? (VIDEO)

Amy Amatangelo | January 29, 2013 - 2:00 pm

So, will they or won’t they?

Jake Johnson, who plays the endearing curmudgeon, Nick, loves the way FOX’s New Girl is playing out the possibility of a romance between his character and his adorkable roommate Jess (Zooey Deschanel).

“I think what the writers are doing with Nick and Jess is very… More »

‘Carrie Diaries’ Recap: Handle Sebastian With Care (VIDEO)

Amy Amatangelo | January 28, 2013 - 10:19 pm

Last week, I worried there wasn’t enough conflict on The CW’s The Carrie Diaries. The show took care of that this week.

Note: Spoilers ahead if you didn’t watch Monday’s episode, “Read Before Use.”

We learned the reason that Carrie’s (AnnaSophia Robb) dad Tom (Matt Letscher) doesn’t like Sebastian (Austin Butler). More »

‘Carrie Diaries’ Recap: The Plot Thickens for Poor Walt

Amy Amatangelo | January 21, 2013 - 10:03 pm

There’s an inherent risk when you create a TV series about teenagers and the teenagers aren’t vampires, superheroes or trying to solve their friend’s murder. When teenage characters act like actual teenagers, there’s a possibility they could be a little boring. I mean you couldn’t make a TV show out of my high school experience. More »

Everyone Knows Someone Like Larissa, Says ‘Carrie Diaries’ Star

Amy Amatangelo | January 21, 2013 - 3:40 pm

Freema Agyeman, who plays Larissa Loughton on The CW’s new series, The Carrie Diaries, thinks everyone knows someone like her outrageous character.

“In any situation, there’s always one person who is slightly mad and slightly into everything and into the enjoyment of life and not willing to tolerate anything that’s mildly difficult,” Agyeman… More »