CW goes with hotties, hottie vampires

If there's one thing that's for sure during this busy week of networks announcing their schedules, you better be smokin' hot if you want a shot at The CW's lineup. The network made its three pickups, leaving little to the imagination.

As expected, the new take on Melrose Place (creatively called Melrose Place) and the blood-sucking The Vampire Diaries both made the cut. The third spot was more competitive, but in the end Ashton Kutcher's The Beautiful Life won, because who doesn't want to watch a drama about a bunch of models living together in an apartment?

The addition of those three programs likely means the end for some others. Privileged, which had a shot at a second-season pickup, is almost certainly cancelled. The Gossip Girl spinoff about young Lily in 1980s Los Angeles is also looking like a goner, despite being set up by a flashback in a recent episode of Gossip Girl.

Hey, at least we still have Supernatural. Expect official announcements on these pickups on Thursday.

For the latest on the 2009-2010 television schedules, check out our guide to the upfronts!

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I wish moonlight would have been back, it was probably the best vampire show I have ever seen.
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I still don't get it! All those new shows with vampires and "Moonlight" was cancelled....hummmmm
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It's official. Gossip Girl is crap, they're pushing even more crappy shows. Totally agree with that line about Supernatural. It's the only thing they have going for it.
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The show ending sucked... and how it ended sucked even more! I loved the show! and the CW needs to find a better way to end shows cause they are known for leaving cliff hangers... they do not I repeate do not know how to end a show propperly.... they left a cliff hanger with veronica mars which by the way was awesome! and now their doing it again! putting new shows on the network with the new crave right now, which they sort of copy from other shows, movies, books and balled it up into one doesn't mean people will like it more if they are never satisfied because once again the cw likes to drag out the drama and just like every show out there where they are once again at bad promotion on the shows and refuse to get viewers hooked and once they are hooked they end the shows with a dis-satisfying ending. The cw is the worst network when it comes to this! you don't just crank out 18 episodes and then pull it! you pull it after like the 3rd episode because there's not enough to get people hooked and people won't remember it. And once again the cw will do what they always do if these new shows do not do well and that it let it get too far before they decide to pull it and do another season of america's next top model or another reality game show thing where no one really cares.
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i really liked Priviliged. It was a really cute and funny shows. I'm so sad it's canceled :(. Glad GG is back and I never watched Melrose Place but I'll tune in. Hope it's good.
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I noticed that CW has a thing for remakes. first 90210, now Melrose place. I just hope that it'll start more promising that 90210, cause I started to enjoy 90210 only in the end of the season.
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It's cool that there won't be any spin off, cause that idea kinda suck. Though I'd like to see Priviliged, it was really enjoyable.
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My wife and daughter loved Privileged, they're so disappointed.
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It makes sense to break the dynamic duo they will be a great help to the other shows that are sinking...but not another vampire show....they never last this one is so close to twilight that its not funny...wow so tired of that crap...oh well just one mans thoughts...
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as long as we have supernatural, i'm not complaining!
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i'm upset they cancelled privileged,reaper,the game, an everybody hates chris but atleast they gave supernatural another season and i heard vampire diaries will be good so ill watch
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You know, it actually really sucks that Privileged had to go because it was ... well, surprisingly good. And, even though I'm an avid Supernatural fan and nothing will take away from it - I've actually heard some pretty good things about The Vampire Diaries. Or, at least the books anyways. Hopefully the TV producers don't eff that one over because it looks like it has some pretty good potential. Then again, so did a lot of shows before they slowly died a painful and withering death on this crap-ass network we call the CW.
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i'm so sad to see priviledge go i love that show cw is messing up, and they gonna change the two main characters of oth thats mess up. i won't watch they new shows
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I really was into the Gossip Girl-spin off, great cast, great story to tell, sad to see it die before it could get started. I won't watch any of the new shows, or the second season of 90210, Smallville or OTH, this year was The CW for me, but next, I'll only tune in for Gossip Girl.
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terrific- another crap show about vampires...I really liked Privileged and it was really starting to gain its footing. I wish it would come back instead of Melrose or 90210. It was (somewhat, considering it was based on a book) original! Oh well.
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I wanted to see the Gossip Girl spinoff, it looked really good. I'm sad it wasn't picked up.
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Vampire diaries sounds deadly cant waitm 2 watch it.smallville and supernatural are deadly.cant belive it probly is the last season of supernatural. i really dont want it 2 end what am i going 2 with out sexy sam and den fighting evil !!!!!!!! well good job CW you made the right decision
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the CW is an absolute joke...
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Vampire diaries... this could either turn out to be a great show or a really lame one. Judging by the title I'm gonna go with lame

Seriously the CW sucks, I mean they gave Smallville another season. SMALLVILLE! I wish they would have kept Reaper instead. The only good thing they've done is let SPN have it's final season. It's one of my favorite shows
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Sigh...when will television stations learn that there's never going to be a vampire show as well done as Buffy the Vampire Slayer? Let's face it, one of the best television writers ever, Joss Whedon, did everything that can be done with it. Let the genre rest in peace and not be bashed any more with more crappy vamp shows that don't live up to their predecessor.
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CW sucks they cut out the REAPER which is an awesome show and my fave black comedy everybody hates chris. No more rochelle.
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Melrose Place sounds like a failure
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Lol at the picture. Sums up The CW pretty good. Still hoping on Reaper but I feel the chances are slim. Maybe they should've added more rich hot people in their teens complaining about life instead of the lovable slackers.
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I thought Privileged was a great show; I'm really disappointed to see it canceled, especially to make room for something like The Beautiful Life which will undoubtedly be a piece of crap.
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Too bad about Privileged. It was actually kinda fun in a escapist alternate reality I will never be able to live sort of way.
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I have been a CW fan since back when it was the WB. I know everything changes and there are behind the scenes reasons, but it feels like the things about the network I like are always being targeted. Not just the shows, either, even the actors/actresses, the mascot/logos, and the face of the network promos. I think I have pretty good taste so I don't get it. Maybe I'm in denial. Very upset about Privileged, and what will One Tree Hill be without it's main and my favorite characters. Also was looking forward to the Gossip Girl spin-off.
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Shame about Privileged, I liked it and would rather see that than The Beautiful Life. I like the sound of The Vampire Diaries and will probably see what Melrose Place is like. Pity Reaper got cancelled.
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Does anyone know what Vampire Diaries is about aside, from well vampires?
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vampire diaries will be intersting...
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Darn I wanted more of the Gosip Girl spin-off.
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PRIVILEGED CANCELLED? WHAT!!!
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i accidently posted a comment that i copied from the terminator board so ignore that. what i wanted to say was i'm glad that they are not doing a gossip girl spinoff b/c one is enough. now if this was gilmore girls, i wouldn't mind that b/c i'd like to see what happened when she was 16 and pregnant. i will be watching vampire diaries b/c the books are good. i hope this is actually one of those good ones that goes from a book to show kind of like legend of the seeker.
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" . . . who doesn't want to watch a drama about a bunch of models living together in an apartment?" Um, me. I want to watch Privileged and Supernatural.
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i found that it was cancelled when i got this email from about.com and i just couldn't believe it. i had to go to wikipedia and saw they just decided to cancel it on may 18th. that last episode was just supposed to be a season finale and the people like the show should know before hand that it might be the last episode. i think they should go at least one more season for that reason. i really wanted to see what happened in this future for john.
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The Vampire Diaries will be watched by me.
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i cant wait for vampire diaries...sounds good
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Gotta say, CW really knows how to do it, don't they. I say they cancel all new shows and just do nothing but remakes of old shows. We could have a new Party of Five or any other 80's/90's show. Once Smallville is gone, I don't think I'll be watching the network much. As for wanting OTH gone, I dont' see it ever going anywhere. It's been around too long, might as well let them finish it up now. Same way with Smallville, it's long past due for a final season but it's been around so long why rush it now.
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I really wanted to see the GG spinoff over the other crap. And I'd definitely rather see Privileged than any of that other stuff too.
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i want beatuiful life and oth gone and a renewal of priviledged and pilot for gg spinoff, i am so disappointed they went with the 90210 spinoff vs ggirls
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I think Privileged should stay and OTH go, I really was hoping for the gg spin off. Rather see that then vampire diaries roll eyes there.
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As long as Supernatural can get its last season in, I don't care.
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Dont really care for Melrose Place or Beautiful Lie. I will be checking out Vampire Diaries. Think Reaper Got cancelled which is a shame. So My CW lineup will be Gossip Girl, One Tree Hill, 90210, Smallville, Supernatural and The Vampire Diaries (Better Be Good).
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any word on reaper yet ?
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