Popular (television) One-hour series on the WB network; airing first on September 29, 1999, and ending on May 18, 2001. A series about popularity in high school, and the students’ constant struggle to define themselves. Stars Leslie Bibb (Brooke McQueen), Carly Pope (Sam McPherson), Tamara Mello (Lily Esposito), Christopher Gorham (Harrison John), Bryce Johnson (Josh Ford), Tammy Lynn Michaels (Nicole Julian), Ron Lester (Mike Bernadino), Sara Rue (Carmen Ferrara), Lisa Darr (Jane McPherson), Scott Bryce (Mike McQueen), Leslie Grossman (Mary Cherry). In the second season Diane Delano (Bobbi Glass) joined the cast as a regular. From Touchstone Television.