The CW orders more Privileged scripts

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.

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Nov 10, 2008
I really love this show. I love everything about it. I don't really have any shows I watch cus not much has appealed to me since Gilmore Girls...I look fwd to Tuesday nights and love how all eps are on CW.com.
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Oct 29, 2008
Love the Priviledged is getting a real chance to stick around. The thing is that it's not the girls super-rich mom who wants them to go to Duke...they're parents are dead. The wonderful Anne Archer is their grandmother, but it was the mother's wish that the girls go to Duke.
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Oct 24, 2008
oh LOVE the show my next favourite after GG :P I hope there will be more seasons :)
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Oct 24, 2008
a decent show. congrats to the cast and crew
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Oct 24, 2008
love this show
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Oct 23, 2008
this is a pretty good show and i like it..i dont watch 90210 anymore lol
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Oct 22, 2008
This is great news! I'm so happy! I love this show.
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Oct 22, 2008
great news, this show is SOOOOO much better than 90210. reminds me more of gilmore girls and 7th heaven, the good ol' days of the CW(or should i say th wb) and it's the grandmother that wants the girls in Duke, not the mom, she's dead....
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Oct 22, 2008
Good news!
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Oct 22, 2008
awesome
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Oct 22, 2008
Never heard of the show or them.
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Oct 22, 2008
More good news for fans.
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Oct 22, 2008
Glad to be reading that this may actually get a renewal if ratings continue to increase.
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Oct 22, 2008
I love Privileged, I hope this show stays on the air, Im just getting into it...... Sure beats out 90210. Its definitely on my shows to watch this fall!!!!!
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Oct 22, 2008
Yeah, I don't understand the point of that shot at Duke either.

This show is really good and hopefully it lasts a long time on CW.
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Oct 22, 2008
I accidentally watched an episode of this show and it wasn't too bad. I want look for it, but like I said not too bad.
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Oct 22, 2008
Have not watched it yet
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Oct 22, 2008
Duke is a very prestigous school . It's hard to get into apparently so why poke fun at Duke tv.com?
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Oct 22, 2008
I liked the first episode and defiantly had a similar charm to Gilmore Girls. I might add it to my list of shows I watch in the summer.
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