Monday, November 28, 2011

10 Really Good TV Shows Adapted from Books

We've all seen movies adapted from books, here are some great examples of TV shows adapted from books courtesy of Flavorwire...

M*A*S*H --- based on the 1968 novel MASH: A Novel About Three Army Doctors, by Richard Hooker
Dexter --- based on the novel Darkly Dreaming Dexter by Jeff Lindsay
Friday Night Lights --- adapted from a 1990 non-fiction book Friday Night Lights: A Town, a Team, and a Dream by H.G. Bissinger
Game of Thrones --- from George R.R. Martin’s series of which A Game of Thrones is the first
I, Claudius --- the 1976 adaptation of the Robert Graves novels I, Claudius and Claudius the God was one of BBC’s most successful drama series
Gossip Girl --- based on a series of books by Cecily von Ziegesar
Brideshead Revisited --- a miniseries of Evelyn Waugh’s 1945 masterpiece
Roots --- based on Alex Haley’s 1976 novel Roots: The Saga of an bAmerican Family
Roswell --- based on the YA series Roswell High
Sex and the City --- based on the 1997 collection of essays by Candace Bushnell

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