- Starring: Daphne Zuniga, Ricky Mabe, Kathleen Munroe
ABC Family brings a new drama to TV, Beautiful People
When Lynn Kerr finds herself newly single after her husband runs off with his mistress, she decides to start a new life with her teen daughters, Karen and Sophie. So, they pack their bags and move from a small town in New Mexico to New York City where looks can be decieving.
Sophie Kerr, the youngest daughter, receives a scholarship to a prestigious private school called Brighton. But things at Brighton are different from her old life. Once she enters her new school she has no idea how to fit in with the privileged, posturing social climbers known as "BPs", aka "Beautiful People". However, Sophie's charm and lack of pretension attract two different boys: Gideon Lustig, a sensitive artist and an outsider in spite of his wealth and Nicholas Fiske, the handsome, self-assured leader of the "BPs".
Karen Kerr, the oldest daughter, dreams of a modeling career. Because of her stunning beauty things have come easy for her, but in New York things are different. Here in New York, Karen realizes that the competion is always a little bit taller or a little bit thinner. It will soon force her to take risks in order to succeed and decide how much she is willing to sacrifice.
Lynn Kerr, who wants to achieve her dream as a fashion designer, lands a job in the fashion industry, working for a hot designer. What makes the situation more complicated is that her job puts her in daily contact with her old college flame, married millionare Julian Fisk who still has feelings for Lynn
For all three Kerr women New York will be an incredible adventure, and challenge working together to stay a family while pursuing life and love in the city that never sleeps, as they realize what the true meaning of beautiful people really is.… Expand
- Genre(s): Drama
- Show Type: Ended
- Season 1 premiere date: Aug 8, 2005
- Episode Length: 60
- Air Time: 09:00 PM
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Jan 11, 2012While it has some decent ideas, Beautiful People is shallow and clumsily written. The three main characters are annoying and sometimes unlikable. The situations they find themselves in are ones that are all too familiar. There are some creative ideas that come about but the writers are neither talented nor bold enough to take them to the next level. And why is it that each one of them somehow finds herself in a love triangle. Thank goodness it only lasted one season… Expand
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