The Carrie Diaries is an American television teen/period comedy-drama that aired for two seasons on The CW from January 14, 2013 to January 31, 2014. It is a prequel to the HBO television series Sex and the City and based on the book of the same name by Candace Bushnell. The first season focuses on Carrie Bradshaw (AnnaSophia Robb) during her junior year of high school in 1984 as she explores life in New York City while interning at a fashion magazine, while the second season focuses more on her expanding life in the city as well as the lives of her friends.
The pilot was picked up by The CW to a series order of 13 episodes in May 2012. Four months into the first season, the network renewed The Carrie Diaires for a second season, which premiered in October 2013. In May 2014, The CW canceled the series after two seasons.