The Web Invasion of Television

The Web Invasion of Television

With the NBC debut of quarterlife -- the web-originated series by the capital-letter hating team of Herskovitz and Zwick, who also created thirtysomething -- entertainment has taken a big step. Whether that step is forward or backward has yet to be determined (being the first to move from web to TV is pretty big; joining the ranks of "done in one" series cancelled after their first TV appearance, not so much), but it's a step nonetheless. But is it one that other web-based properties should take? By Teague Bohlen


With the NBC debut of quarterlife -- the web-originated series by the capital-letter hating team of Herskovitz and Zwick, who also created thirtysomething -- entertainment has taken a big step. Whether that step is forward or backward has yet to be determined (being the first to move from web to TV is pretty big; joining the ranks of "done in one" series cancelled after their first TV appearance, not so much), but it's a step nonetheless. But is it one that other web-based properties should take? By Teague Bohlen
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