"The Carrie Diaries," a project based on a book from "Sex and the City" author Candace Bushnell that looks at her character Carrie Bradshaw’s teenage years, has been picked up by the CW, reports Deadline.com.
The show was pitched to the network on Friday and bought in the room, the story says. Warner Bros. TV is producing with "Gossip Girl" executive producers Josh Schwartz and Stephanie Savage.
Amy Harris, a former "Sex and the City" writer and producer, is writing the adaptation and executive producing with Bushnell, the article adds.
The project will follow Carrie’s senior year of high school in a small New England town, the piece says.