The CW may be all hot and heavy over its two favorite programs--the teenage sexcapades known as Gossip Girl and 90210--but there's one other fresh face on the network that's quite the little charmer.
Privileged may not be getting the press its elder sisters are receiving, but that doesn't mean that the CW has completely ignored it--and it may just stick around.
The CW has ordered a few more scripts of the new teen comedy-drama, according to The Hollywood Reporter, a sign that the network is considering making the show one of the tadpoles that pulls through this television season. Generally, shows that are asked for more scripts are later picked up for full seasons, but Privileged still has a way to go.
The playful soap has done okay in the ratings (by CW's standards, anyhow), but the script order likely comes on the heels of Privileged's recent performance. Its last episode jumped 22 percent in total viewers, even with a decline in its lead-in's total viewers. Its lead-in, by the way? 90210.
The next few weeks will likely seal the show's fate. Privileged is currently on its sixth episode of its first season.
Privileged stars Joanna Garcia (Reba) as an aspiring journalist who finds work as a tutor for a pair of spoiled, super-rich teens (Lucy Hale, Ashley Newbrough) whose even more super-rich mom wants them to enroll in Duke University. The show is based on the novels How to Teach Filthy Rich Girls, which comes from Alloy Entertainment, the same company that produces the Gossip Girl books.
It may be only a few scripts ordered, but for Privileged fans it's a step in the right direction.