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      Season 1 – Hot Properties

      2005 Comedy List
      30% 10 Reviews Tomatometer In a Manhattan real estate office, four very different women cater to high-end clients while coping with their own personal predicaments. Married to a handsome 25-year-old, 40-something Ava Summerlin wants to start a family, while self-improvement junkie Chloe would settle for any guy who can remember her the next day. Recently divorced after being married ten years to a gay man, voluptuous Lola dreads jumping back into the dating pool, and the latest addition to this eclectic work group is rich girl Emerson Ives, who instantly bonds with the women upon learning that her supposedly virginal fiancee was anything but. And the ladies' office neighbors from down the hall, therapist Dr. Sellers Boyd and plastic surgeon Dr. Charlie Thorpe, help keep things lively around the water cooler. Read More Read Less
      Hot Properties — Season 1

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      Critics Consensus

      Not actually very hot at all, Hot Properties' attempts at feminine empowerment sink fast amid its many cliches, poor writing, and a baffling lack of good jokes.

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      Episode 1 Aired Oct 7, 2005 Pilot Ava and Chloe discover they both had a fling with the same man, now the fiance of one of their clients, who believes the man to be inexperienced. Details Episode 2 Aired Oct 14, 2005 Chick Stuff Ava throws a slumber party, hoping to cheer up Lola, but everyone ends up getting drunk and making embarrassing phone calls. Details Episode 3 Aired Oct 21, 2005 Online Dating Chloe, Lola and Emerson decide to look for love through a hot, new Internet dating service. Details Episode 4 Aired Oct 28, 2005 Sex, Lies & Chubby Chasers Ava decides to be truthful with her husband about her age; Chloe dates a man who wants her to put on a few pounds; Lola begins therapy to find out why she is attracted to gay men. Details Episode 5 Aired Nov 4, 2005 Dating Up, Dating Down When everyone discusses "dating up" versus "dating down," all begin to find reasons to question the balance within their relationships. Details Episode 6 Aired Nov 11, 2005 Waiting for Oprah When Ava surprises the ladies with four tickets to see a taping of "Oprah Winfrey" in Chicago, they find traveling together to be more challenging than expected. Details Episode 7 Aired Nov 15, 2005 Return of the Ring After reading Charlie's ex-wife's book about relationships, Emerson decides to return her engagement ring to her ex-fiance, Graham (Greg Cromer). Details Episode 8 Aired Nov 18, 2005 When Chloe Met Marco Emerson is reluctant to ask for a refund on her never-worn wedding dress, so Lola accompanies her to the store to teach her negotiating skills. Details Episode 9 Aired Nov 25, 2005 Whatever Lola Wants Chloe wants to prove that people treat Lola differently because of her looks, so she challenges Lola to make herself homely. Details Episode 10 Aired Dec 9, 2005 It's a Wonderful Christmas Carol on 34th Street After getting into a car accident while Christmas shopping, Chloe goes on a journey with three ghosts. Details Episode 11 Aired Dec 16, 2005 Killer Bodies Lola rushes her boyfriend, Fletcher, to the hospital when it seems that her beauty has caused a mysterious attack in him. Details Episode 12 Aired Dec 23, 2005 GRRR Ava wonders whether her marriage is in trouble when sparks fly between her and a client (Harry Hamlin). Details Episode 13 Aired Dec 30, 2005 El Día de Compasión Lola invites everyone to celebrate a national holiday of her country, the Day of Forgiveness. Details

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      Matthew Gilbert Boston Globe Despite the actresses' happy energy, ''Hot Properties" falls into terribly familiar comic territory. Oct 2, 2019 Full Review Brian Lowry Variety Breakout status seems unlikely, but if simply remaining "Faith"-ful is the primary yardstick, then "Properties" could be destined for a long-term lease. Oct 2, 2019 Full Review Robert Bianco USA Today The problem is that Housewives has taken Sex's four-friend formula to a new level, which makes Hot feel a little warmed over. Still, in the world of Friday night sitcoms, warm is about as good as it gets. Oct 2, 2019 Full Review People Staff People Magazine This hasn't been a great season for new sitcoms-Everybody Hates Chris is virtually the only one in which the execution cleanly fits the concept-but Hot Properties has a loose, engaging silliness. Oct 2, 2019 Full Review Rob Owen Pittsburgh Post-Gazette The talented cast does its best with the show's substandard scripts, but that's not enough to make this a best bet or even, ahem, a hot property. Oct 2, 2019 Full Review Read all reviews

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      Alves F Fun show! Great little jokes. A fun, playful, lighthearted show! Love Sofia Vergara's character Rated 5 out of 5 stars 10/01/23 Full Review Post a review

      Season Info

      Director
      Jeff Melman, Andy Ackerman
      Executive Producer
      Suzanne Martin
      Screenwriter
      Chuck Ranberg, Andrew Gordon, Suzanne Martin, Valerie Ahern, Sebastian Jones, Anne Flett-Giordano, Christian McLaughlin, Pamela Ribon
      Network
      ABC
      Rating
      TV-PG
      Genre
      Comedy
      Original Language
      English
      Release Date
      Oct 7, 2005