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South Beach 

Two best friends from Brooklyn move to glamorous, decadent South Beach, Miami. Matt is escaping a troubled home, Vince is escaping trouble.
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Series cast summary:
Meghan Ory ...  Maggie 9 episodes, 2006
Marcus Coloma ...  Matt Evans 8 episodes, 2006
Odette Annable ...  Arielle Casta 8 episodes, 2006
Lee Thompson Young ...  Alex Bauer 8 episodes, 2006
Chris Johnson ...  Vincent 8 episodes, 2006
Giancarlo Esposito ...  Robert Fuentes 8 episodes, 2006
Vanessa Williams ...  Elizabeth Bauer 8 episodes, 2006
Adrianne Palicki ...  Brianna 8 episodes, 2006
Brian Fortuna ...  Dancer 8 episodes, 2006
Michael Francis Michael Francis ...  Cesares 7 episodes, 2006
Johnny Acero Johnny Acero ...  Manolo 6 episodes, 2006
Paul Lasa ...  Javier / ... 6 episodes, 2006
George Morris Jr. George Morris Jr. ...  Rivera's Henchman 5 episodes, 2006
Sara Besche ...  Chanel (Elizabeth's Assistant) 4 episodes, 2006
Steven Bauer ...  Lieutenant Rivera 3 episodes, 2006
Selita Ebanks 3 episodes, 2006
Michael Paré ...  Charlie Evans 3 episodes, 2006
Neil Brown Jr. ...  Felix 3 episodes, 2006
Joseph Baird ...  Hotel Clerk 3 episodes, 2006
Mike Calendrillo Mike Calendrillo ...  Matt's Friend / ... 3 episodes, 2006
Nicholas Simmons ...  Bouncer #2 / ... 3 episodes, 2006
Ashley Totin ...  Bartender / ... 3 episodes, 2006
Pitbull ...  Himself 2 episodes, 2006
Don Abbatiello Don Abbatiello ...  Marine coordinator / ... 2 episodes, 2006
Jay Amor ...  Thug #1 2 episodes, 2006
Omar Avila ...  Bar Back / ... 2 episodes, 2006
Chick Bernhard Chick Bernhard ...  Man #1 2 episodes, 2006
Jennifer Bradley ...  Drug Rep 2 episodes, 2006
Adam Cronan ...  Hipster Director 2 episodes, 2006
Karen Garcia Karen Garcia ...  Los Ojos 2 episodes, 2006
Erick García Erick García ...  Doorman 2 episodes, 2006
Jay Gutierrez Jay Gutierrez ...  Alex friend / ... 2 episodes, 2006
Rey Hernandez ...  Jorge 2 episodes, 2006
Melissa Keller ...  Noël 2 episodes, 2006
Terry Loughlin ...  Lou 2 episodes, 2006
Christie Madden Christie Madden ...  Waitress 2 episodes, 2006
Hector Penate Hector Penate ...  Clerk 2 episodes, 2006
Suzanne Quast ...  Krissy 2 episodes, 2006
Sean Russell Sean Russell ...  Shane / ... 2 episodes, 2006
Jonathan Smith Jonathan Smith ...  Lil John 2 episodes, 2006
Adam Vernier ...  Security Expert 2 episodes, 2006
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After his own, gambling father squandered his college savings, New York good guy Matt Evans moves to the fancy resort Southbeach in Florida, where his former girlfriend Arielle Casta is trying to make it as a model, and gets a challenging job in Elizabeth Bauer's hot night club-hotel as security officer and general right hand, making her son Alex terribly jealous. He is followed by his best mate Vincent 'Vince', an incorrigible flirt who keeps flirting with disloyalty as well, even after he gets employed as bodyguard by the honorable gangster Robert Fuentes, who attracts danger for both friends. Written by KGF Vissers

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UPN [United States]

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USA

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English

Release Date:

January 2006 (USA) See more »

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Stereo

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Color

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1.78 : 1
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Referenced in Veronica Mars: Nevermind the Buttocks (2006) See more »

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South Beach is a refreshing upbeat diverse show - deserves a chance
10 April 2006 | by moniebeeSee all my reviews

I initially started watching South Beach when I heard that Vanessa Williams would be one of the stars. From day one, I was hooked. My husband even started watching it with me! I haven't given a shot to any new shows on UPN since it's cancellation in 1999 of the amazing show, Legacy (starring Sharon Leal, Grayson McCouch, Jeremy Garrett, Lea Moreno). It is REALLY hard to get over a show when they just cut you off like that, and you have absolutely no closure. BTW...still trying to get a copy of Legacy on tape or DVD...if you know where I could obtain that...PLEASE contact me!

South Beach brings out the good and the bad, the beautiful and not so beautiful aspects of life in South Florida. I personally love Miami, so the setting is terrific. I think that the cast has done a fabulous job. Lee Thompson Young has portrayed his character well, as a young man who is desperately trying to make a name and build a career for himself and come from beneath his mother's shadow. The scripts I have found to be very interesting, and I haven't enjoyed an evening soap this much since the days of Melrose Place.

I really had hoped that UPN saw the value in this show. However, I've noticed that it hasn't been on since February, and is on hiatus for an undetermined time period. I suppose that means that the new CW will unfortunately drop the show. If this happens, many disappointed fans will be the result. Personally, I will not give a second chance to any new show that the CW creates should this occur. It is frustrating to get into a show that is good, and then have it just disappear. I hope the cast knows though how much the show entertained, and that there are fans who support keeping this show alive - AND this is despite the fact that it is associated with the infamous Miss JLo...


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