Which teen drama is more iconic: 'The O.C.' or 'Gossip Girl'? | The Tylt
"Gossip Girl" premiered on Sept. 19, 2007, and fans are celebrating the 10th anniversary of one of the most significant teen dramas of the aughts. But if a show about rich teens and their issues sounds familiar, that's because it's the same formula used for "The O.C.," which debuted four years earlier. While "Gossip Girl" was set in New York, "The O.C." brought us Californian teen drama—only this time, we got Orange County drama and not the 90210 variety. Which teen drama is more iconic? 📺
Which teen drama is more iconic: 'The O.C.' or 'Gossip Girl'?
Below is the synopsis of "The O.C.," per IMDB.
A troubled youth becomes embroiled in the lives of a close-knit group of people in the wealthy, upper-class neighborhood of Newport Beach, Orange County, California.
"The O.C." was hot in the beginning. The show had good ratings, and the cast was highly praised. But the show only lasted four years and was canceled in 2007. But "The O.C." laid out the blueprint for future millennial teen dramas to come, including "Gossip Girl."
Watch some highlights from the show below.
Below is the synopsis of "Gossip Girl," per IMDB.
Privileged teens living on the Upper East Side of New York can hide no secret from the ruthless blogger who is always watching.
"Gossip Girl" definitely filled the rich teen drama void after "The O.C." was canceled. The popular show lasted for the standard six seasons. "Gossip Girl" still has a huge fanbase five years after it ended, and fans are celebrating the show's 10th anniversary. After all, we have "Gossip Girl" to thank for really putting Blake Lively on the map and inspiring today's teen dramas.
Watch Ms. Mojo's list of the top 10 "Gossip Girl" moments below.