Privileged is essentially an American TV comedy drama which first premiered on CW in the United States and in City in Canada on the 9th of September, 2008. The series mainly stars Joanna Garcia and is mainly based on Alloy Entertainment book entitled How to Teach Filthy Rich Girls, written by Dean Zoey. In the first instance, the series was intended to share a similar name as the book. However, the name was to be announced at the upfront as Surviving the Filthy Rich. The title of the TV series later changed to privileged on the 24th of June 2008. It was created by Alloy Entertainment in Association with Warner Bros and CBS Paramount TV Network. Executive Producers such as Michael Engler, Leslie Morgenstein and Rina Mimoun directed the pilot episode.
On the 19th of May, 2009 an announcement came forth stating that the CW was not to renew the series for another second season.
One 23 year old, Smith Megan has Yale education, a positive attitude and a major plan to conquer the journalism and mass communication industry. This is despite the fact that she is slaving away a tabloid rag. Megan’s plan is later thrown off course when during one day, she is fired from her job and get to meet a cosmetic mogul referred to as Limoges Laurel and then becomes the live-in teacher for Laurel twin teenage granddaughters in the Palm Beach of Florida. This is what is commonly referred to as world of power and wealth.
The girls features in Privileged, namely Sage and Rose (Lucy Hale – read her bio here) are generally beautiful, rebellious and also not really thrilled by the new teacher. However, Megan is more than determined to win the hearts of these girls over as she gets to enjoy the perks of her very new job: a gorgeous convertible, breathtaking private suite and a live-in Chef called Marco. Even the neighbors at the Palm Beach are generally fabulous.
Megan quickly attracts the attention of Will, the one wealthy and very attractive dilettante that lives on the estate that is just next door and it happens that he is dating Megan’s estranged sister, Lily. To complete the romantic quadrangle is one of Megan’s best friends, Charlie who is basically secretly in love with her. Despite of her having complicated family and romantic relationships, Megan is largely committed to make a difference in the lives of her two charges as she also navigates through the treacherous waters of the high society in the Palm Beach. This is basically the kind of a TV show which you cannot choose to overlook.