By Paula Froelich. October 7, pm Updated March 30, am. We had this beautiful, funny, heartbreaking, joyful, very relatable script. Having once been the deputy editor of Page Six for 10 years, I was familiar with this pattern. A flurry of press would follow, Cattrall would capitulate presumably with a fatter check than previously promised and the movies were made.
Sex and the City - Official Website for the HBO Series
Once upon a time, HBO was the "go to" source for original television movies. The best of the best was visible on the paid cable outlet at a time when the broadcast networks were abandoning the format. And that gave the burgeoning cable presence the reputation of not being afraid to tackle any subject. But HBO wanted to enter the world of regularly scheduled scripted programming. But it was on this day in , exactly 21 years ago, that HBO cemented its status as the "go to" source in the category of regularly scheduled comedy care of the debut of "Sex and the City.
Broadcast from until , the original run of the show had a total of 94 episodes. Throughout its six-year run, the show received contributions from various producers, writers, and directors, principally Michael Patrick King. Set and filmed in New York City and based on Candace Bushnell 's book of the same name , the show follows the lives of a group of four women—three in their mid-thirties and one in her forties—who, despite their different natures and ever-changing sex lives, remain inseparable and confide in each other.