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Published:April 21st, 2007 02:02 EST
The O.C. and One Tree Hill: Pretty people, pretty messed up.

The O.C. and One Tree Hill: Pretty people, pretty messed up.

By Garrett Godwin

Fox had Beverly Hills, 90210, and the WB had Dawson`s Creek.

Now, the nighttime teen soap had a sudden resurrection with FOX`s The O.C. and the CW`s One Tree Hill, both debuted in 2003, and now they`re on SOAPnet five days a week.

Known as Orange County, The O.C. follows Ryan Atwood (Benjamin McKenzie), a young man from the wrong side of the tracks.  He has been taken in by idealistic public defender Sandy Cohen (Peter Gallagher) and his family.  He soon finds an ally in his guardian`s son Seth (Adam Brody) and romance with Marissa Cooper (Mischa Barton) and finds himself in a world that is no place for an outsider like him.  So, the only thing Ryan has to do is fight for his place in it.

After its first season, The O.C. caught on with viewers and became a pop culture phenomenon.  The series recently ended its four-year run several weeks ago, and now you can catch it from the beginning not only on DVD, but also on SOAPnet everyday at 2pm and 6pm.

Lucas (Chad Michael Murray) and Nathan (James Lafferty) Scott are two brothers with nothing in common except basketball and the same father who raised one and ignored the other. 

Brinking the near of cancellation in its first season, One Tree Hill focus less on basketball and more on the characters, as it follows not only lives of Lucas and Nathan on and off the court, but the relationships they have with friends and family as well as learning to co-exist in the same town on the same team having the same father. 

Now in its fourth season, the series finds Lucas, Nathan, and their friends graduating from high school and embarking into adulthood.

See the story from the beginning not only on DVD, but also on SOAPnet Mondays through Fridays at 1pm and 5pm.

Catch The O.C. and One Tree Hill twice five days on SOAPnet.