After only one season, MTV has canceled adapted U.K. import "The Inbetweeners."
Brad Copeland The Inbetweeners
TV pros find ways to keep hits alive as public watches their young stars bloom and boom
Joey Pollari snagged a breakout lead role in this season's MTV's remake of the BBC hit "The Inbetweeners," plunging the young actor into comparisons with his British counterpart Simon Bird.
Representing the latest U.S. adaptation of a British series (and MTV's second, on the heels of "Skins"), coming-of-age comedy "The Inbetweeners" has, for once, clearly gained something in translation.
MTV's Brit import "Inbetweeners" will debut at 10:30 p.m. on Aug. 20.
AMC's series "The Killing," based on the Danish show "Forbrydelsen" (The Crime), joins a sturdy collection of American TV product adapted from foreign originals.