High school shows (also known as teen dramas) although unrealistically melodramatic and at times unable to relate to even their core demographic (*points fingers at Riverdale and shoots daggers at it*), are an extremely popular television genre. The likes of currently-airing Riverdale and Euphoria, having cemented themselves in popularity with teens, are further evidence that this show format will not become obsolete at the time being. And despite some reaching crazy levels of success, airing for years upon years (the Degrassi franchise, Glee, Beverly Hills, 90210, The O.C., The Vampire Diaries, etc.), few only air for lesser years (My So-Called Life, Freaks and Geeks, The Carrie Diaries, Life Unexpected, just to list off a couple), and even rarer gemstones are never broadcast to amass popularity and garner rabid fanbases from giddy teenage girls shipping the male main characters together (even if they're straight!). In this listicle, we'll be delving into the Top 10 Scrapped High School Shows. Let's start on a high note...
Note: These are not listed in any particular order based on whether the concept was decent or not.
10. What Goes On
The N (2002-09), rebranded as TeenNick on February 24, 2009 to better identify it as part of Nickelodeon, was originally launched as a nighttime programming block catering to a teenage-aged audience until 2007, when it became its own entity as a 24-hour channel. Its programming schedule consisted mainly of acquired, live-action sitcom programming from its sister channel Nickelodeon, but it had its fair share of original programming, unscripted and scripted. Miracle's Boys, Beyond the Break, and South of Nowhere all integrated themselves during the era of The N as teen dramas, but two of them were pulled from