Variety reports that The CW recently picked up the pilot the Vampire Diaries that is based on series of books.

The new show comes to us from Alloy Entertainment whose other books have led to such CW series as Gossip Girl and Privileged.

The Vampire Diaries was published in 1993. The books were originally written by L.J. Smith. The story is set around a young lady who is trying to choose between two vampire brothers.

Kevin Williamson will executive produce and write this show.