I happened to snag a preview screener of the first couple episodes of the new season of The City, the Hills spinoff, which debuts its second season tonight. I had seen one episode of the Whitney Port show last spring and was unimpressed. (I vaguely recall an interchangeable cast of models and Adrien Grenier-lookalikes.) But I was flabbergasted to discover that The City is now a completely different show. Gone are the expressionless droidettes and the boyfriend drama. Completely off the radar (or off of my radar, anyway), The City has morphed into a surprisingly compelling workplace drama about trying to succeed in the fashion industry. It's basically How to Make it in America without all the denim and the art galleries, and it's gotten me thinking: What other TV series revamps have actually worked?
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