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Old November 20 2012, 03:27 PM   #7
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Re: Remaking British shows for North American TV.

Mister Fandango wrote: View Post
There's some that are better, such as Shameless, and its not like it's a one-way street. The weird thing is, the UK seems to only like to steal ideas for really awful shows to remake.
Like the reality shows and contest stuff and the like?

That's the kind of thing that translates better.

The reason you don't see a lot of British remakes of American dramas or sitcoms is because those shows are quite popular by themselves on British TV.
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