'"There's no crying in baseball! Or ballet!"
New series on ABC Family
by Amy Sherman-Palladino of Gilmore Girls
Michelle Simms is a classically trained dancer
that wound up as a Vegas showgirl. One night after she is rejected from an audition for a touring production of Chicago
without getting a chance to perform, she accepts the proposal of Hubbell Flowers, a traveling shoe salesman who lives in a house with a fantastic view of the Pacific in a town called Paradise. Hubbell fails to tell her that he lives with his mother, Fanny, who runs a ballet school attached to the house. And then he dies and leaves the house, studio and land to Michelle
Was cancelled in 2013 after only one season.
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