The HBO hit series Sex and the City
, begins a new season July 21st. On this edition of Fresh Air
, we'll hear from two people involved with the show: actress Sarah Jessica Parker and writer and executive producer Michael Patrick King. Sarah Jessica Parker was just nominated for an Emmy for Outstanding Lead Actress in a Comedy Series. She's been acting for most of her life, including playing Annie on Broadway, the young bimbo in L.A. Story
, and a fed-up fiancee in Honeymoon in Vegas
. This is her fifth season starring in Sex and the City
, as Carrie, a columnist who writes about the sexual mores of New Yorkers. Host Terry Gross recorded this interview with Parker live before an audience at Martha's Vineyard in July 2001. The show was just nominated for five Emmys including Outstanding Comedy Series, and Outstanding Casting for a Comedy Series. Michael Patrick King has also written for the television series, Murphy Brown
, and acted as a consultant for the hit series, Will and Grace
. (Original Broadcast Dates: August 1, 2001 and January 22, 2002)
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