In case you missed it, One Tree Hill had its series finale. After eight –yes EIGHT — seasons, the moody and often ridiculous drama went off the air.
That means that One Tree Hill has been on television since 2003. That means that when One Tree Hill premiered, it was on The WB, not The CW. That’s pretty impressive.
Only true fans remember this. Peyton was right all along ya'll! Even she left!
When One Tree Hill first began, I was instantly hooked. Though my interest waned in later years, I’ll always love this show. Let’s give it a proper farewell with some of my favorite things about the series. Continue reading
Way back in March I mentioned that The CW was mulling over six pilots to figure out what they were going to put on the air in fall 2011. Well it looks like The CW has picked three new scripted shows! That’s right, Hart of Dixie (starring Rachel Bilson), Ringer (starring Sarah Michelle Gellar) and Secret Circle are all a go!
"About time they picked up my show! I was almost through my entire DVD collection of 'The Valley!'" Photo: Poptower
TV Squad has just posted a great Q&A with Brian Elsley, producer/creator of MTV’s highly anticipated adaptation of Skins, due out in January. During the interview Elsley mentions one interesting tidbit that sets Skins apart from other US teen shows: the teens are played by real teenagers.
Now there’s an interesting concept! Teens playing teens! It’s not the normal casting choice – it’s only been done on the original Skins. Could it make the characters more relatable? More enviable? Better or worse role models? Well, there’s no survey from which to draw stats.
So let’s take a moment and think back – way back – to Buffy, The O.C. Now fast forward to the shows of today: Glee, Pretty Little Liars, One Tree Hill (now that its plot clearly takes place in another universe). Not one of these popular teen shows made a habit of having teens play lead characters.
The Buffy cast. "We totally look 17, right?" Totally.
May sweeps begins this Thursday, signaling the approach of plot twists and the climatic season finales for many of our favorite teen shows. TV experts are working double time to pick up on any show spoilers for their fans. But just as big as show spoilers is the possibility of show cancellations and character mix-ups.
Could Little J be leaving Gossip Girl?