Never ever watched and won't :)
It's also a novel that was published on April 24th 1967, although set in the 1965 era in Tulsa, Oklahoma. It's mostly fitted into the genre's: coming-of-age, real life, class struggle (social class) and drama. Mainly, it is about the feud between the Socs (so-SHS) and the Greasers, although it is much more complicated.
Johnny, Ponyboy, Sodapop, Two-Bit, Dallas.
Is it a series? who is the author and what is the genre?
No it's not a series... S.E Hinton is the author... And the genre is real life... i guess