February 25, 2009 04:40:33 GMT
The CW will have their tentpole shows such as 'Supernatural', 'Gossip Girl', 'Smallville' and four others back for another season.
A steady number of rating has delivered a bunch of The CW series another season order. Shows like "Gossip Girl", "Supernatural", the long-running "Smallville" and several others will be extended for the fall season, the network's president of entertainment Dawn Ostroff announced on Tuesday, February 24.
Three other shows picked up for another season are "90210", "America's Next Top Model" and "One Tree Hill". Ostroff announced in a press release, "As we continue to build The CW Network as a destination for young women, these six shows have clearly contributed to strengthening our schedule and our brand identity. By securing these signature hits for next season, we're furthering our commitment to deliver high-quality, original programming to our viewers, advertisers and affiliates."
The extension of "Smallville" to its ninth season, consequently brings speculation that Tom Welling who was in negotiation with the network for another season, has agreed to reprise his role as Clark.
Failed to be mentioned for a renewal are "Privileged" which aired its season finale last night (February 24), "Reaper", "The Game" and "Everybody Hates Chris". This could mean that The CW are making rooms for their new series such as the refurbished "Melrose Place" and the spin-off to "Gossip Girl".