I don’t talk about web series too often–because I watch too much TV as it is and adding multiple web series would be absurd. Although there was that time that I tried to convince the world to watch The Lizzie Bennet Diaries. But I’ve noticed, as many others probably have, that fictional web series are becoming more and more popular. The CW network even launched it’s own website to host its four original web series called CW Seed. With the increase of quality writing and production values in web series, as well as the shift toward watching more media on web devices, it’s no surprise that the audience for this kind of medium is growing.
Although I don’t keep up with all the web premieres and continuations as well as I do with television, there was one series I was particularly excited for: Emma Approved. The series was created by Hank Green and Bernie Su, the minds behind Pemberley Digital (the hub for all these series.) Their immediate follow up to the LBD was Welcome to Sanditon, an interpretation of Jane Austen’s unfinished novel, Sanditon. Now, Pemberley Digital is adapting a more well known Austen novel with Emma Approved: Emma (obviously.) Although Emma Approved is only on it’s 8th episode, I’m already in love.