A Recap of Privileged

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.

Plot

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.

The Best TV Shows of 2013

2013 promises to be another great year for television, with many popular TV shows returning for yet another season and many other newcomers hoping to be the breakout hit of the season. You’ll have no shortage of options when it comes to great television shows this year, as there is sure to be something for absolutely everyone. Nonetheless, there are a few shows that definitely stand out from the crowd and are sure to rank among the most watched TV shows, and will most likely also rake in the awards at the end of the year.

Mad Men

AMC’s Mad Men, now in its sixth season, continues to be one of the most critically acclaimed shows on television. After picking up fifteen Emmy awards in its first five seasons, there can be no doubting this show’s quality, and it is now starting to be considered as one of the finest television shows ever made, which is no small feat, especially for a show on a smaller cable network.

Mad Men is a drama set in the 1960′s, and follows an advertising agency executive and his life and relationships both in and out of work. The show is quite historically accurate and its portrayals of the quickly changing social norms and rules at that time are fascinating to watch. If haven’t yet seen it, you need to catch up and see what all the fuss is about.

Game of Thrones

HBO’s Game of Thrones is a fantasy series based on George RR Martin’s series of novels, A Song of Ice and Fire. Now in its third season, this show is definitely not for the faint of heart, as it is packed full of action, bloody violence, sex, nudity, and more than its fair share of risque storylines involving incest, prostitutes, and more.

If you’re looking for a show that keeps you on the edge of your seat, Game of Thrones has more than enough suspense, intrigue, mystery and deceit to keep you wanting more. With incredibly elaborate sets, costumes, and an outstanding cast, Game of Thrones promises to again be near the top of the list for 2013′s best TV shows.

Community

While the other two shows are more based on drama or action, NBC’s Community is the place to turn when you’re looking for a laugh. Set in the fictional town of Greendale, Colorado, this show focuses on students at the local community college. Already in its fifth season, Community is slowly becoming recognized as one of the funniest shows on television and is definitely not one to miss.