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Why Are Teen Shows Getting Darker?

The reason may be deeper than you think

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I wanted to look at the rise of dark teen shows like Riverdale, Winx Saga, Sabrina the Teenage Witch, basically most shows created by the CW Network.

In recent years, we have started to see teen shows take a darker and darker turn, especially on previously light-hearted content. My biggest question is, “Why?”. To…

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