Networks are trying to reel in millennials by capitalizing on their ’90s nostalgia. Will it work?

June 26, 2014 12:03 PM

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Topanga (Danielle Fishel, left) and Cory (Ben Savage) are all grown up in “Girl Meets World,” which follows the couple’s tween daughter as she navigates middle school. (Disney Channel)

It’s about time the entertainment industry figured out how to monetize millennials’ childhood nostalgia. BuzzFeed’s Rewind section devotes numerous posts to 1990s flashbacks (remember jelly sandals and Tamagotchi?). Nickelodeon saw record-breaking ratings when, in 2011, it introduced “The ’90s Are A...

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