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Guide: New series in The CW's lineup

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CBS has announced its 2009-10 lineup, which features four brand new dramas, including the much-talked about Melrose Place remake.

Further details of the new shows can be found below:


Melrose Place
A remake of the 1990s series featuring singer-turned-actress Ashlee Simpson-Wentz and Supernatural star Katie Cassidy. Laura Leighton, who starred in the original, is reprising her role as Sydney Andrews for the remake.

The Beautiful Life
The Beautiful Life, starring Mischa Barton, revolves around a group of models living together in a co-ed residence in New York. Elle Macpherson plays Claudia, the owner of Focus Models and former '80s supermodel who is still in great shape and runs her business with the efficiency and toughness of a dictator. The show also stars Sara Paxton, Ben Hollingsworth, Ashley Madekwe and Nico Tortorella and is executive produced by Ashton Kutcher.

The Vampire Diaries
Based on L.J. Smith's books of the same name, the show revolves around a young woman, Elena (Nina Dobrev), who is torn between two vampire brothers. Ian Somerhalder and Paul Wesley have been cast as the brothers, and Steven R. McQueen, Zacj Roerig and Kayla Ewell also star.

Parental Discretion Advised
This humourous drama follows main character Lux when she decides to become an emancipated minor following 15 years of bouncing from one foster home to another. Britt Robertson, Kerr Smith and Shirli Appleby star.




More...
> Summary of the new CW lineup
> Scorecard: Guide to what's in and out at The CW
> Night By Night: The CW's 2009-10 lineup
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