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GCB The Complete First Season

The buzz is huge over the newest TV series by Darren Star, GCB The Complete First Season. People are saying is a close {if not better} replacement for those that adored and miss Sex and the City. Being a fan of SATC, I’m was willing to give this show a shot yet sadly I forgot to record any episodes and now the show has been cancelled. Darn! Yet, luckily the first season has been released onto DVD, so it’s not too late to watch what others raved about.

Synopsis: From Darren Star, creator of ‘Sex And The City,’ and Robert Harling, writer of ‘Steel Magnolias,’ comes a deliciously fun, wicked new drama that shows a girl can go home again…butonly if she’s ready to face the sins of her past. Back in high school, original mean girl Amanda Vaughn (Leslie Bibb) mercilessly tormented her less attractive classmates. Twenty years later, after her hubby is busted for a Ponzi scheme – and meets his maker in a particularly scandalous way – a disgraced Amanda is back in Dallas to start life anew under her mother’s (Annie Potts) palatial roof. But will the good women of her hometown welcome her with open arms or dole out some kick-ass karmic payback? Let’s just say, hell hath no fury like the cosmetically enhanced!

Released on June 12 onto DVD and in stores now, this show stars: Leslie Bibb {“Iron Man”}, Kristin Chenoweth {“Pushing Daisies”}, Annie Potts {“Law & Order: Special Victims Unit,” “Joan of Arcadia”}, Jennifer Aspen {“Rodney”}, Miriam Shor {“Swingtown,” “Damages”} and many more.


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GCB: The Complete First Season includes so many Bonus Features:

  •  Bigger in Texas –Fans can watch the transformations the actresses go through from hair to makeup, and more. Costume designer Robert Blackman describes each of the GCB’s Dallas style with a show and-tell that highlights each character’s unique look.
  • Living Large – Stars Annie Potts and Jennifer Aspen, along with production designer Denny Dugally, take viewers along for an exclusive tour of the world of GCB, showcasing how the Texas spirit is vividly brought to the screen each week with detailed authenticity.
  • Preaching to the Choir – Fans will enjoy a visit to the set and a conversation with Kristin Chenoweth, Miriam Shore and the rest of the cast as they sing and share insight as to why music is so important to The Series.
  • GCB: Most Likely To… – This piece offers fans the opportunity to get to know the cast in this irreverent collection of thoughts from the team behind the show. From “Best Dressed,” to “Class Clown,” fans will See what the cast really thinks of one another.
  • Audio Commentaries – Cast members Leslie Bibb, Mark Deklin and Brad Beyer join producers Bobby Harling, Gretchen Berg and Aaron Herberts as they offer unique insight.
  • Bloopers and Deleted Scenes

 

Disclosure: I received product to facilitate this review, all opinions are my own.

 

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58 Comments

  1. omg i cannot believe they cancelled this show. I never watched it but, this show is all my daughter would talk about lol.. i would love to win this for her

  2. I loved that show–good storyline and really funny–even my husband liked it and we do not have the same tastes in tv shows

  3. We watched it every Sunday night. We were both really disappointed to hear that it was cancelled.

  4. I love this show!! I am so sad they cancelled it…:s At least if I win the DVD I can rewatch the season!

  5. grrrrrrrr I can’t believe they canceled another good show! I watched it religiously (no pun intended) every single Sunday night. AHHHHHHH! mad.

    that is all.

  6. I am so sad they cancelled this show. I blame myself as I watched it from the beginning and they cancel shows I watch from the beginning. Pushing daisies, sunset strip, playboy club and more. SIGH

  7. I only saw the last two episodes and thought it was hilarious!!! I’m so sad it’s cancelled! 🙁

  8. This is/was a fantastic show! Fabulous cast and so funny! ABC made a real mistake cancelling this one.

  9. I hate that the powers to be have cancelled the show, it was top rated, I don’t know why they would do this. I would like to win this because I have not seen this in town. If I do I will certainly buy it.

  10. I really want to see this show, but haven’t had the chance yet. I am a huge fan of Sex and the City and miss it! I loved Steel Magnolia’s. I thought is was an excellent chick flick. Thank you for this nice giveaway.

  11. My sister and friends have said such good things about the show, but I was never able to watch it on Sunday nights. i would love to see it now.

  12. Hello – There is a huge movement to Save GCB – please go to team GCB for more info and sign the petition at savegcb.com

  13. I love Kristen Chenowith and Sex and the City, so this show seems like it would be right up my alley! Sadly, though, I haven’t seen it, so winning it would make that possible. Thanks!
    h4schaffer at gmail dot com

  14. Like this show but hubby did not watch at first and now needs caught up
    vmkids3 at msn dot com

  15. I just read on Wikipedia that there in an online petition to reinstate the show – I’ll have to see if I can find that. This show was hilarious. I’m upset it has been cancelled. I like what it does to religion. I realize my last comment may start a hornet’s nest, but It was a good show…..

  16. I like to see the series. saw a couple of shows but not all. I hear it is cancelled

  17. I’d love to win because this was such a fantastically funny show and I’d love to re-watch all of the episodes. I am beyond sad that it got cancelled because it was such an entertaining series.

  18. I’d like to win because I heard that it was a funny & entertaining show & i’d like to see it.

  19. Never watched this show but wouldn’t mind starting. I have heard lots of news about it.

  20. I loved the series and am disappointed they cancelled it. I loved how irreverent it was.

  21. I’d like to win because I saw the first two episodes but wasnt able to see the rest of the season. Would love to watch it.
    Thank you!

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