The Nine Lives of Chloe King

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Television series
Original title The Nine Lives of Chloe King
Country of production United States
original language English
year 2011
Alloy Entertainment ,
ABC Family Original Productions
length 45 minutes
Episodes 10 in 1 season
genre Drama , mystery , thriller
idea Celia Thomson
First broadcast June 14, 2011 (USA) on ABC Family

The Nine Lives of Chloe King is an American television series , which until 16 August 2011 at the US on June 14, cable channel ABC Family is shown. The series is based on the book series of the same name by Celia Thomson.

On September 16, 2011, ABC Family announced that the series would not get a second season. In January 2012, ABC Family announced their intention to continue the series as a television movie.


The main character, Chloe King, is a teenager who discovers that she has special feline abilities, including nine lives, increased speed, strength, hearing, dexterity, night vision, and the ability to extend her nails like cat's claws along with the ability to feel human emotions. When Chloe realizes that a mysterious person is tailing her, she begins trying to expose that she is a descendant of an ancient race called "the Mai". She discovers she has nine lives, and Jasmine and Alek tell her that she alone can protect the breed from human "assasins" who have hunted them for thousands of years.


main characters

Chloe King

Chloe is a perfectly normal girl until her 16th birthday. Because she is a descendant of an ancient breed called Mai. She becomes the "Uniter", the savior of May and the people, and is endowed with the gift of nine lives. Originally from Ukraine, Meredith and her husband adopted her as a baby. Her birth parents were killed. She lives with her adoptive mother in San Francisco, the adoptive father left them 10 years ago. Chloe's kisses, like everyone else's, are deadly to humans. She dies twice in season 1. She is pushed by the Coit Tower in the first episode and shot in the tenth episode.

Meredith King

She is the adoptive mother of Chloe. Her husband found Chloe in a Ukrainian orphanage and persuaded Meredith to adopt Chloe. Although Chloe and Meredith have a very good relationship, she knows nothing about Chloe's life as Mai. In episode 10, she is kidnapped by Brian's father.


He's descended from the Order of the Ten Blades but fell in love with Chloe. He is also the son of the man who killed Chloe Mal. His mother was murdered. He dies after confessing his love to Chloe and kissing her.


She is Chloe's best friend and a very good student who isn't afraid to speak up. She supports Chloe as much as she can. You and Paul are a couple.

Alek Petrov

He's a little arrogant and comes across as arrogant. He's also a May. His birth parents were murdered and his adoptive parents live in London. He has lived with Jasmine and her mother since he was in the USA and has joined the San Francisco May. Its job is to protect the Uniter. He also falls in love with Chloe. In episode 7, Chloe and Alek kiss. He is heartbroken when he learns that she is in love with Brian. In episode 10 he finds his brother who has just killed Jasmin and Valentina.


She is also a May. Outwardly, Jasmine is reserved, but sensitive. She is a powerful fighter who defends with all her might what is important to her. Your job is to protect the Uniter and to train Chloe. Her mother Valentina is the leader of the San Francisco May. She is frustrated because her mother mostly sees her as a fighter rather than a daughter. In episode 10, she is stabbed to death.


Paul is Chloe's best friend and is in a relationship with Amy. He likes comics and draws from stories about Chloe's new life. He describes himself as Chloe's "sidekick". In an emergency, Chloe can always rely on him and Amy.

Supporting characters

She is Jasmine's mother and the leader of the corn in San Francisco. She killed fifteen members of the order with her bare hands. Valentina believes that Chloe must leave her human life behind to fulfill her destiny as the Savior of the Corn. Paralyzed by a neurotoxin, she has to watch her daughter get stabbed.
Frank Cabrera
He is Meredith's friend as well as her work colleague. In episode 9, they split up because he wants to take care of his daughter Vanessa more.
Whitney Rezza
He is Brian's father and a member of the Order. He has some secrets to hide. He wants to avenge the death of his wife, for which May is probably responsible, on the Uniter.


On February 1, 2011, ABC Family announced that it would turn the book series into a TV series. Skyler Samuels was cast in the role of Chloe King back in October . On November 12, 2010, the role of Meredith King was awarded to Amy Pietz .


main actor

supporting cast


It premiered on June 14, 2011 on ABC Family. The pilot , which aired right after Pretty Little Liars , was seen by 2.17 million viewers. However, the series lost more and more viewers over the course of the season. With just 0.96 million viewers, episode 8 had the lowest audience rating of the season.

Episode list

number Original title German title First broadcast
(ABC Family)
German-language first broadcast
01 pilot June 14, 2011
02 Redemption June 21, 2011
03 Green Star June 28, 2011
04 All apologies July 5, 2011
05 Girls Night Out July 12, 2011
06 Nothing Compares 2 U July 19, 2011
07 Dogs of War July 26, 2011
08 Heartbreaker August 2, 2011
09 Responsible August 9, 2011
10 Beautiful day August 16, 2011

Individual evidence

  1. US series "The Nine Lives of Chloe King" is discontinued
  2. ^ "Nine Lives of Chloe King" is being revived as a TV movie
  3. ABC Family gives the green light for three new series
  4. Skyler Samuels is the leading actress in Nine Lives
  5. Amy Pietz with leading role in Nine Lives
  6. Tuesday Cable Ratings: 'Deadliest Catch' tops; Premieres Of 'Pretty Little Liars,' 'Memphis Beat,' 'Hawthorne,' 'Gene Simmons' & Lots More
  7. The Nine Lives of Chloe King: Who Dies in the Season Finale?
  8. Tuesday Cable Ratings: 'Teen Mom' Still on Top; 'White Collar,' 'Covert Affairs' Rise + 'Pretty Little Liars,' 'Billy the Exterminator' & More

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