The CW has begun its renewals for the 2012-13 season.
The youth-skewing network has picked up Supernatural, The Vampire Diaries and 90210. The trio of dramas join previously picked up reality series America's Next Top Model.
Diaries' pickup is not a surprise as it serves as the CW's highest-rated show. The renewal puts the vampire teen drama, from Kevin Williamson and Julie Plec and starring Nina Dobrev, Ian Somerhalder and Paul Wesley, to reach a fourth season.
Friday drama and fan favorite Supernatural, led by Jensen Ackles and Jared Padalecki, will return for season eight, while 90210 will be back for a fifth round. Supernatural has been a steady ratings performer for the CW in a 9 p.m. time slot that includes sci-fi competition like Fox's Fringe and NBC's Grimm.
Still awaiting word on the futures are freshman dramas Hart of Dixie, Ringer and Williamson's second series, The Secret Circle, along with veterans Nikita and Gossip Girl.
A decision on the status of the remaining series is expected to come later this month at the network's upfront presentation to Madison Avenue buyers in New York. The network is currently in the midst of screening its eight drama pilots, which include frontrunners Arrow and The Carrie Diaries.