The CW has announced early pickups of six series, including the network's signature reality hit, America's Next Top Model
, four dramas and one comedy. All six series will return for the fall season.
The network's most popular series, "America's Next Top Model" will return with mega-star Tyra Banks
for cycles 11 and 12. Returning dramas include the buzz-worthy freshman hit Gossip Girl
and One Tree Hill
, returning for a sixth season. These three series are the top-ranked shows on television with a concentration of women 18-34 viewers.
Also renewed were the long-running Thursday night team of Smallville
, which will begin its eighth season, and Supernatural
, which will begin its fourth season. In addition, the critically acclaimed comedy Everybody Hates Chris
will return for season four.