January 13, 2013 6:19 PM

TV review | A new Carrie glows in a ‘Sex and the City’ prequel

“The Carrie Diaries” does for Carrie Bradshaw of "Sex and the City" what “Superboy” comics did for Superman. The new series on the CW turns back the clock to the high school blossoming of Carrie as a writer, woman and passionate would-be Manhattanite. The hourlong drama is pretty terrific and remarkably faithful to its heroine.

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