The second season of The Carrie Diaries, The CW's squeaky clean prequel to HBO's influential comedy Sex and the City kicks off on Friday, October 25 at 8 PM ET with the introduction of Ms. Bradsahw's notorious pun-loving (among other things) pal Samantha Jones, played by Lindsey Gort. While this series is a 21st-century show masquerading in the totally tubular 1980's, it's the original SATC that's the real period piece.
The majority of TV's classic shows take place in major cities...but there's nothing quite like a show set in The Big Apple. As Bravo welcomes a new group of Real Housewives to the block, let's take a look back at our all-time favorite shows set in New York City. From seven strangers to a show about nothing, The Real Housewives of New York City are giving these classic New York programs a run for their money, with the designer labels to prove it.