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I'll Take Manhattan is a 1987 American television miniseries, adapted from Judith Krantz's novel of the same name. Screened by CBS, it tells the story of the wealthy Amberville family, who run their own publishing company in New York. After Zachary Amberville, the patriarch of the family, dies, the company is taken over by his unscrupulous brother Cutter. Zachary's children, especially his energetic and intelligent daughter Maxi, begin a battle to regain control of the father's company.

I'll Take Manhattan was the highest-rated miniseries of the 1986–87 US television season with a 22.9/35 rating/share.

  1. Judith Krantz


Series Cast

  1. Valerie Bertinelli as Maxime Amberville

    Valerie Bertinelli

    Maxime Amberville

    4 Episodes

  2. Barry Bostwick as Zachary Amberville

    Barry Bostwick

    Zachary Amberville

    4 Episodes

  3. Francesca Annis as Lily Amberville

    Francesca Annis

    Lily Amberville

    4 Episodes

  4. Jane Kaczmarek as Nina Stern

    Jane Kaczmarek

    Nina Stern

    4 Episodes

  5. Jack Scalia as Rocco Cipriani

    Jack Scalia

    Rocco Cipriani

    4 Episodes

  6. Paul Hecht as Pavka Mayer

    Paul Hecht

    Pavka Mayer

    4 Episodes

  7. Tim Daly as Toby Amberville

    Tim Daly

    Toby Amberville

    4 Episodes

  8. Julianne Moore as India West

    Julianne Moore

    India West

    4 Episodes

  9. Adam Storke as Justin Amberville

    Adam Storke

    Justin Amberville

    4 Episodes

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Last Season

Season 1

1987 • 4 Episodes

Season 1 of I'll Take Manhattan premiered on March 1, 1987.

Part Three

(1x3, March 3, 1987)

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Status Ended


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Type Miniseries

Original Language English


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