Film and TV

From Web to TV: Which eSensations Should Get Their Own Shows?

With the NBC debut of quarterlife, the web-originated series by the thirtysomething team of the capital-letter hating team of Herskovitz and Zwick, 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?

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Sean Cronin