'Real-Life Gossip Girl' Heads to Bravo

By Harry Kimball,  Newser Staff
Posted Feb 13, 2009 2:32 PM CST
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(Newser) – Bravo is making a reality show focused on New York private school students that insiders are calling a “real-life Gossip Girl,” Broadcasting & Cable reports. The show will employ the format used in webisodes the network produced featuring kids from its hit The Real Housewives of Orange County. Many networks, including CBS and MTV, which pioneered the genre with Laguna Beach, have tried and failed to set a show in Gotham. (Read more Gossip Girl stories.)