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666 Park Avenue

ABC TV show 666 Park AvenueNetwork: ABC
Episodes: 13 (hour)
Seasons: One

TV show dates: September 30, 2012 — July 13, 2013
Series status: Cancelled

Performers include: Rachael Taylor, Dave Annable, Terry O’Quinn, Vanessa Williams, Robert Buckley, Mercedes Masöhn, Helena Mattsson, Samantha Logan, and Erik Palladino.

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TV show description:
This TV series takes place at The Drake hotel which is located at 666 Park Avenue in Manhattan’s Upper East Side. It’s a place where all of one’s burning needs, desires and ambitions can be met — for a price, thanks to the building’s mysterious owner, Gavin Doran. But, be careful what you wish for.

After moving to New York City from the Midwest, young couple Jane Van Veen and Henry Martin are offered the opportunity to manage the historic hotel.

Jane (Rachael Taylor), a small town girl with big ambitions, has always had an interest in architecture and that convinced Gavin to give her and Henry the resident manager position — and the luxury apartment that comes with the job. When she’s not researching The Drake history for upcoming renovation plans or befriending her new neighbors, Jane finds herself whisked away to high-end boutiques and cocktail parties thanks to her new boss, Gavin’s wife Olivia.

Henry (Dave Annable) has proven himself a rising star in New York politics. Thanks to the Dorans, he goes from racquetball at the club to limousine escorts to parties at Gracie Mansion and Henry finds himself getting comfortable at the top — until he and Jane begin to suspect that something’s not quite right with their new home.

Gavin Doran (Terry O’Quinn) is the Gordon Gekko of New York real estate. For years, Gavin has owned The Drake and many of the souls that have passed within its walls. He promises his tenants’ deepest desires will come true. He can be your best friend, until you don’t pay on time.

His wife, Olivia (Vanessa Williams), is the queen of the Upper East Side and wears her elegance, wealth and position in society as armor. She’s the face of the power couple. But, while Olivia always maintains the appearance of sophistication, she can be just as ruthless as Gavin.

Jane and Henry unwittingly live in the dark embrace of the building’s supernatural forces which endanger the lives of its residents. These include:

Brian Leonard (Robert Buckley) is a young successful playwright who’s pining for his early success and promise. Plagued by writer’s block, Brian stumbles upon unexpected inspiration in the sexy and flirtatious woman living in the building across the way. With a front row seat, Brian struggles not to stare. But he soon finds staring isn’t necessary — his vixen of a neighbor shows up at his apartment, hired as his wife’s new assistant.

Brian’s wife is Louise (Mercedes Masöhn), a rising hot star in the world of fashion photography. Just as she’s catching a big break in her career, Louise has a mysterious accident in building’s elevator that puts her in the hospital. When she returns home to recuperate, Louise discovers that her history of addiction makes the road to recovery a rocky one.

666 Park Avenue TV show supportAlexis Blume (Helena Mattsson) is the seductive siren living across the way from Brian and Louise. What begins as an innocent flirtation with Brian escalates when Louise hires Alexis as her assistant. Does she have some kind of connection to Gavin?

An independent 14-year-old who’s grown up at The Drake, Nona Clark (Samantha Logan) knows the ins and outs of the building and its residents. When Jane begins researching the building, the two forge an unexpected friendship. Nona possesses a mysterious psychic ability but the future she sees isn’t always bright.

Meanwhile, doorman Tony DeMeo (Erik Palladino) is the eyes and ears of the building.
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Series Finale

Episode #13 — Lazarus
Brian and Louise discuss what to do with Alexis’ body and decide to hide it in the basement. Gavin meets them on their way up from the basement and notes that Louise is missing an earring. Louise is worried that it might have been left behind with the body and they go back the basement.

Gavin confronts them there. He tells Brian and Louise that their lease agreement has been terminated because of Alexis’ death and he consigns them both to the basement wall.

Jane has a drowning experience in the bathtub when the chain of the stopper coils around her feet. She learns that her mother drowned in a similar way. Gavin and Olivia tell Jane that her father was the prime suspect in her mother’s death because he had discovered that she had been having an affair.

Gavin meets Henry at his campaign office and asks Henry to take a stand against Frank Sullivan, the NYC Councilman. Henry refuses to get into dirty politics.

Back at the building, Sullivan is found dead in his apartment. Gavin calls Henry to inform him that Henry’s stand of keeping quiet was a good call — particularly now that Frank was dead.

Jane’s father returns to the Drake and tries to take her away — at gunpoint. They enter the elevator and it malfunctions and opens into Gavin’s room.

Henry arrives looking for Jane and becomes worried after seeing that the bathtub faucet is open in their apartment. Gavin makes Jane’s father shoot Henry. She learns that Gavin is actually her father and he was the one who killed her mother.

Jane is desperate to save Henry’s life and Gavin tells her that there will be a price to pay if he allows Henry to live. Henry does live and he becomes the City Councilman.

Gavin tells Jane that they can take over the world with the help of Jane and Henry’s son. In the final scene, Jane tells Henry that she’s pregnant.
First aired: July 13, 2013.

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What do you think? Do you like the 666 Park Avenue TV series? Do you think it should have been cancelled or renewed for a second season instead?

 

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Lari Baum January 7, 2013 at 9:12 pm

Why is it when a GREAT T.V. show like 666 Park Ave. comes along, it gets cancelled. There are far too many stupid reality shows on. We need more shows like this to keep your mind guessing…instead of The Batchelor or Snookie! Wow really!! Please keep this show going for at least as long as LOST. Thanks for listening. A supporter of 666 Park Ave.

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Sandra January 7, 2013 at 8:15 pm

You didn’t give this show a chance. Put the show back on please!!!!! I don’t even know what happened on the last show. Please say this show will return. 6 weeks just isn’t enough time for a show to be on the air and then cancelled. The time that it came on here in California was perfect. Please start the show again in February or sooner.

Thank you.

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Kim January 7, 2013 at 5:06 pm

Finally NOT a COP show or REALITY show. It started a little slow but has gained momentum. Really enjoying. Look forward to it every week.

ABC DON’T CANCEL this show. You finally got one right!!!

Keep this show!!!

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Dave January 6, 2013 at 9:17 pm

I’m amazed that this show is even considered on being canceled. Best show I’ve seen in a while since Hero’s. Guess it’s back to the Scifi channel…

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Jen January 6, 2013 at 7:35 pm

one of the best tv series I’ve found in a long time, and was very disappointed to hear it may be cancelled. This show has just enough mystery to always keep you guessing, and always on the edge of your couch. Please renew!

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Dianne January 6, 2013 at 6:36 pm

I heard someone say that any series that makes you think has to be canceled. I guess that it proviñg too true. When all you see on Tv are shows about boo boo, bra, fitters and terrible tuna, I guess I well sell my flat screen!

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carol January 6, 2013 at 6:21 pm

please renew. its an awesome show.

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cheryl Emond January 6, 2013 at 1:37 pm

This series was a great one. It ended on a cliff hanger, please renew it!

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Donna January 5, 2013 at 1:02 pm

this is a good show i don’t know why they would want to cancel this one its one of those shows u r sitting at the end of your seat until the next show. N all the actors are good, I don’t feel that they should just get rid of it.

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kitty buck January 2, 2013 at 11:51 pm

Please renew!!!!

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Karen January 2, 2013 at 9:50 am

Please don’t Canceled!

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Wennie Anderson January 1, 2013 at 7:48 pm

We, my husband and I, have just found this series and just finished watching up to 12 2 12. We find it like a good book, you can’t put it down. We want more. Please don’t leave us hanging. This is TV at it’s best. It is yummy!

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Cheryl January 1, 2013 at 4:38 pm

Keep it on. I’m tired of Networks cancelling shows that people like. There is VERY LITTLE to watch anymore

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pam January 1, 2013 at 12:49 pm

Please do not cancell this show. Finally a show that is not a cop show- this show leaves you on the edge on your seat every nite.

PLEASE RENEW IT!!!!!!

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George December 29, 2012 at 10:15 pm

it’s typical that shows that are totally moronic, ie;all of the cartoon shows, get renewed but anything that is half decent gets axed. I would write and complain but it wouldn’t do any good anyway, you know?

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