TV shows lost to history: ‘Privileged’ (2008-09) (Review)

Like all TV fans, I’ve been known to complain when a show I like gets canceled. I’ve been doing less complaining in recent years, partly because I realized something that is never mentioned by mourning fans: Every time a show ends, another begins, and sometimes the replacement becomes our new favorite show. If you think about it, absolutely every show that’s on TV now (including your favorites) exists because its forerunners were canceled.

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Can’t-see TV: 16 sweet shows that aren’t on DVD or Hulu (Commentary)

I noticed that whatever company distributes “Roswell” DVDs recently repackaged them with Katherine Heigl prominently featured on the cover art. Artistically, it’s ridiculous, because Heigl’s Isabel was the fourth-most-important female character on the show, behind Liz, Maria and Tess. But as a marketing move, it’s smart. If it gets “Grey’s Anatomy” fans to discover a great show like “Roswell,” I’m all for it.

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State of Television Address, Part 1: Departed shows I’ll miss – ‘Privileged’ and ‘Terminator: The Sarah Connor Chronicles’ (TV review)

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Here’s an honor that no one wants to get and that I hate to bestow: The best show that was canceled too soon. This year’s winner is “Privileged.”

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