6 Teen Drama Spinoffs That Had Successful Runs, From ‘Legacies’ to ‘Good Trouble’

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With most spinoffs doomed to cancellation after having too often followed their predecessors’ worst storylines, the advent of a successful teen spinoff is impressive.

Here are 6 teen drama spinoffs that are actually worth a watch, plus where to watch them.

“The Hills” (2006-2010)

As a spinoff of the MTV reality show “Laguna Beach: The Real Orange County,” “The Hills” focuses on “Laguna Beach” star Lauren Conrad. This series was renewed for 6 seasons and even earned its own sequel series, “The Hills: New Beginnings,” which premiered in 2019.

Watch “The Hills” on MTV.com

“The Originals” (2013-2018)

As one of the two “The Vampire Diaries” spinoffs, “The Originals” centers on the Mikaelson family, the first and most powerful vampires. The series, which was introduced in a backdoor pilot of “The Vampire Diaries,” ran for 5 seasons and earned its own spinoff “Legacies.”

Watch “The Originals” on Netflix.

“Degrassi: Next Class” (2017)

Given that “Degrassi: The Next Generation” followed millennials, the spinoff intended to follow the next generation, Gen Z. “Degrassi: Next Class” ran for 4 seasons and was cancelled by Netflix in 2019.

Watch the “Degrassi” spinoff on Netflix.

“Chilling Adventures of Sabrina” (2018-2020)

The “Riverdale” spinoff centers on Sabrina, a teenager who struggles with her identity as half-witch, half-mortal, in the fictional town of Greendale. Netflix cancelled the series after two seasons in 2020.

“Legacies” (2018-2021)

“The Originals” spinoff and the third series in “The Vampire Diaries” franchise, follows Hope Mikaelson, Klaus’ daughter as she attends a supernatural school. The fourth season of “Legacies” will premiere on Netflix in October 2021.

Stream “Legacies” on Netflix.

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