YA on TV is going to be a new semi regular feature. It’s really just going to be an excuse to blab about TV shows and movies that I LOVE, but the main focus is going to be TV shows and movies that appeal to me on the same level that YA books. (Not necessarily shows based on YA books…just shows that feel YA) Admittedly, I don’t watch a lot of TV but the shows that I do love feel rooted in YA. Sometimes I’m just going to gush about the show and sometimes I will recommend similar books. This edition is dedicated to: Popular
Please tell me you guys remember Popular!? It didn’t have a long lifespan but I adored it. It was on from 1999 – 2001. I was at the very end of horrid middle school then and this show about funny, smart, popular, and unpopular people resonated so well with me. I wanted to be these characters. They dealt with real teen problems but in a witty and intelligent way. Popular just felt different than anything else that was out at the time. Plus, it’s so 90’s. I love it!
Another fun fact, the creator of Popular is also the creator of Glee. So did you guys watch this? Did you love it as much as me?