Television Shows Adapted from Books
Submitted by podizz on Thu, 08/18/2011 - 13:22
- M*A*S*H-Adapted from the 1970 film which was itself based on the 1968 novel MASH: A Novel About Three Army Doctors, by Richard Hooker
- Dexter--First season was based on the novel Darkly Dreaming Dexter by Jeff Lindsay.
- Game of Thrones--Based on author George R. R. Martin's A Song of Ice and Fire series of fantasy novels, the first of which is called A Game of Thrones.
- The Six Million Dollar Man-- Based on the novel Cyborg by Martin Caidin
- Boardwalk Empire-- Adapted from a chapter about Enoch "Nucky" Johnson in Nelson Johnson's book, Boardwalk Empire: The Birth, High Times, and Corruption of Atlantic City
- True Blood--Based on The Southern Vampire Mysteries series of novels by Charlaine Harris
- Homicide: Life on the Street--Originally based on David Simon's book Homicide: A Year on the Killing Streets
- Sex in the City--Based on the book of the same name by Candace Bushnell