Also, after the announcement of the series' spin-off Sam & Cat was made, fans of Victorious expressed dismay that its spin-off series was the reason for its ending, but Dan Schneider himself stated otherwise.
The series follows Tori Vega, a teenager who is accepted into Hollywood Arts High School (a school for talented teens in various performing-arts fields) after taking her older, much less-talented sister Trina's place in a showcase after Trina has an allergic reaction to a Chinese herb product designed to help make people sing better.
The series premiered after the 2010 Kids' Choice Awards.
The series won for Favorite TV Show award at the 2012 Kids' Choice Awards and 2013 Kids' Choice Awards, even beating out i Carly. On August 10, 2012, Victoria Justice stated that the series would not be renewed.
Victoria posted an absolutely adorable selfie of her and Elizabeth, captioning it: "Saw a few familiar faces last night...
this lady being one of them." audition, saying that it was "a dream come true." The remake doesn't premiere until October, but if what she says is any indication, we're in for quite a treat.
The plot follows Tori as she finds her place within Hollywood Arts while getting into crazy situations and adventures, and meeting friends to help her along the way.
Other students at Hollywood Arts, and the students who make up Tori's group of friends, include Andre Harris, a musical prodigy who becomes Tori's best friend at Hollywood Arts after encouraging her to stay at the school and helping her realize her talent; Robbie Shapiro, a socially awkward ventriloquist who carries around his puppet Rex Powers, who is seen by Robbie (and generally everyone else) as a living person; Jade West, a sarcastic and Gothic "mean girl" who has a complicated frenemy relationship with Tori and often threatens her; Cat Valentine, a sweet and innocent but naive and somewhat dim-witted girl; and Beck Oliver, a down-to-earth and handsome guy who is Jade's boyfriend.
“When you do a reboot, there’s a really good chance that the OGs who grew up with it, are going to be ‘ugh’ and roll their eyes at it.” She adds, “My goal is to create a character that pays…I want to pay tribute to her but I still want to recreate her so that it’s not a direct comparison, because people were in love with the original characters.” Liz also recommends watching at least some of the original series, but don’t be expecting the reboot to be exactly the same.
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The series revolves around aspiring singer Tori Vega (portrayed by Victoria Justice), a teenager who attends a performing arts high school called Hollywood Arts High School, after taking her older sister Trina's (Daniella Monet) place in a showcase while getting into screwball situations on a daily basis.