Red Band Society, S1E1: How to Save a Life


By Rachel DeSantis 

Trends in entertainment are nothing new. A few years back, we had vampires (see: “Twilight,” “True Blood,” “Vampire Diaries”), and then came the influx of shows about music and singing (“Glee,” “Smash,” “Nashville”), so it’s no surprise the summer of 2014 saw a new trend, too.

However, movies and shows about kids dying of cancer isn’t exactly what one would peg as a potential success.

And yet, following in the footsteps of “The Fault in Our Stars” comes “Red Band Society,” Fox’s latest dramedy, featuring a motley crew of teenaged patients living, learning and loving in the fictional Ocean Park Hospital’s pediatric ward.

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