Dawson’s Creek: 10 Behind The Scenes Secrets
It’s almost been 20 years since the teen drama Dawson’s Creek first premiered on The WB and over 10 years since it went off the air. The show – which catapulted James Van Der Beek, Katie Holmes, Joshua Jackson and Michelle Williams to stardom – has become a TV classic and for some a defining show for their teen years. For all of you Dawson’s Creek fans, we have some behind the scenes secrets about the show, many of which will totally surprise you!
10. The Fox Network Bought It
The show was originally sold to Fox, but the network dumped it because it wasn’t having any luck with Party of Five. “I was told they were struggling with Party of Five and they didn’t need another one,” creator Kevin Williamson said. It took another two years and then The WB picked up the pilot.
9. Joey and Pacey’s Relationship Was Planned
Kevin Williamson always knew that a romantic relationship between Joey and Pacey was in the cards after he saw the dailies from the season one episode “Double Date.” “You saw the chemistry and it opened up and then we just put a lid on it,” Williamson said.