Hot Video: The Carrie Diaries Introduces the Fabulous Ms. Bradshaw, Age 16

The Carrie Diaries is set to premiere on The CW this January. And if you couldn’t help but wonder what the Sex and the City prequel looks like, it’s time to kick off your Manolos and dig in.

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The promo below gives you a sense of the 1984-set dramedy, which chronicles Carrie Bradshaw’s adolescent years. A 16-year-old Carrie (Soul Surfer‘s AnnaSophia Robb) interns in New York City, where a run-in with a chic style editor (Doctor Who‘s Freema Agyeman) sparks the future columnist’s warm and fuzzy feelings about Manhattan. Of course, she still has her pals back home (as well as a hot transfer student played by Switched at Birth‘s Austin Butler) to help her survive high school in suburban Connecticut.

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Press PLAY on the video below to get a glimpse of the new series based on Candace Bushnell‘s young adult novels, then hit the comments with your take on the midseason drama.