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"Hidden Palms" Not So Hidden at CW

Those titular palms just got a lot less hidden.

The CW's freshman drama Hidden Palms, created by Kevin Williamson of Dawson's Creek and Scream fame, will finally launch on May 30th at 8 pm, taking over America's Next Top Model timeslot.

The eight-episode series, which stars The O.C.'s Taylor Handley (yes, creepy Oliver!) and Michael Cassidy, Amber Heard, Gail O'Grady, D.W. Moffett, Ellary Porterfield, Tessa Thompson, Sharon Lawrence, and Leslie Jordan (a.k.a. Will & Grace's Beverly Lesley), can best be described as The O.C. meets Desperate Housewives.

A newly scruffy Johnny Miller (Handley)--recovering from alcoholism as well as the suicide of his father--moves with his mom and her new hubby to Palm Springs, where he encounters the enigmatic Greta (Heard), rival Cliff (Cassidy), and a mystery involving Eddie, the former resident of his bedroom. (A review of the original pilot can be found here.)

For those of you looking for a steamy summertime's worth of sex, mystery, and assorted other vices, look no further than Hidden Palms.


Anonymous said…
Awesome! I am going to watch this for sure!!!
Anonymous said…
I've seen the first couple of eps and it's pretty fun. It should definitely fill the void for any "O.C." fans who are looking for a summer soap.
JDSampson said…
I'm looking forward to this show and I'm glad they put it off until May. I'll be bored with reruns by then and ready for something new.

I'm confused on the "mystery" here, it's not a supernatural based series is it, more of a murder mystery, mystery?
Anonymous said…
I can not wait for Hidden Palms to air. I liked the pilot, and from what I've seen and heard, the show is only going to get better.

While you're waiting for Hidden Palms to premiere, why not visit Hidden Palms Resort at and stop by the message board at!
Anonymous said…
when did it start? or when is gonna start?
ive been waiting to hear when it supposed to start, but i never heard anything. i miss the oc :[

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