That's So Raven was a weekly cable TV vehicle for former child actress Raven-Symone, who literally grew up before our eyes as a regular on the classic sitcom The Cosby Show. Here, the actress was cast as Raven Baxter, a 17-year-old San Franciscan who was blessed (or perhaps cursed) with psychic powers. Though only her family and closest friends knew of Raven's ESP skills, our heroine was regularly called upon to solve the problems of perfect strangers by surreptitiously peering into the future. Created by Michael Poryes and Susan Sherman, That's So Raven was produced for the Disney Channel's American cable service, but was first broadcast on Disney's U.K. channel on September 2, 2002; it did not premiere in the U.S. until four back-to-back episodes were shown on January 17, 2003.
A cult favorite about the journeys through the universe of a time-traveling eccentric, a cultural icon who has been portrayed by more than a half dozen actors since the show's 1963 debut on the BBC. The campy sci-fi fantasy developed an equally fanatical following when it was syndicated in the U.S. in the late 1970s, mostly on PBS.
A spin-off of "The Vampire Diaries" focuses on the original vampire family who return to New Orleans to reclaim the city they helped build that is now under the control of a diabolical vampire named Marcel.