Arts & Entertainment

Today's TV characters: It's a familiar story

The O.C. (tv program)
For loyal viewers, popular television characters can seem like a mash-up from the latest versions of Final Draft and Mad Libs. Enter the curly-haired hipster or the back-stabbing blond here, exit the watery-eyed royal waif or the effeminate male assistant there. Send to the show runner and... Strike.TV / NBC / ABC