Television killed the cinema star: 16 more shows worthy of the films that inspired them

Two years ago, the A.V. Club offered a list of TV shows better than the movies that inspired them. In the time since, more stellar small-screen series have been made from big-screen stories, further shattering the conventional wisdom that cinema doesn’t translate well to episodic television. In honor of these new…

UPDATE: The CW renews Nikita, Gossip Girl, and Hart Of Dixie, cancels Ringer and The Secret Circle, orders new shows you're already familiar with

While a final decision has yet to be announced on the fates of Ringer, Hart Of Dixie, and The Secret Circle, [Scratch that: See update below.] The CW has ended speculation on at least one of its bubble shows by renewing Nikita for a third season. The Maggie Q-starring action series will return alongside previously…