JoAnna Garcia by Patrick Ecclsine/The CW
If for some reason you have been flipping the channel after 90210 each week its really time to quit that habit Because if you stick with the CW on Tuesday nights the 9 oclock hour features Privileged a sparkling cleverly written hour starring JoAnna Garcia Rebas Cheyenne as a Yale grade tasked with tutoring a pair of spoiled teen twins But this is no riff on the Hilton celebunots Garcia shared with us why she feels privileged to play this role Matt MitovichTVGuidecom If you look around TVGuidecom its near-unanimous people who are checking out Privileged really really like itJoAnna Garcia Oh my gosh That is so exciting to me Im so in love with the show and so proud of itTVGuidecom What was it specifically that made you say Ive got to do this showGarcia The writing style of [exec producer] Rina [Mimoun Everwood] and Megan is such a strong female voice She has all the quirk and wit to make her accessible as an Everygirl and all of t
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