The CW debuts midseason sked


The CW announced its new midseason schedule, featuring the return of several reality hits and giving current shows exposure on new nights and in new time periods. The next installment of its reality franchise Pussycat Dolls Present: Girlicious, premiering 2/18 (9:00-10:00 p.m.) as part of its new Monday line-up.  The CW will have begun to shake up the night a few weeks earlier when its freshman hit Gossip Girl moves to Mondays 1/28.

The CW’s most popular series America’s Top Model returns for its tenth cycle on Wednesday 2/20 (8:00-9:00 p.m.) with a new crop of aspiring models vying for the title and international supermodel Paulina Porizkova stepping in as a new judge on the panel. 

The fifth edition of The CW’s social experiment Beauty and the Geek makes its debut Tuesday, 3/11 (8:00-9:00 p.m.), with drama One Tree Hill (9:00-10:00 p.m.), which premieres 1/8.
Other strategic moves on The CW’s midseason schedule include freshman series Reaper, which will return Tuesday, 1/15 (8:00-9:00 p.m.) before moving to Thursdays on 2/28 (9:00-10:00 p.m.), where it will gain additional exposure paired with Smallville (8:00-9:00 p.m.).

Additionally, on 2/10, The CW’s new Sunday line-up will feature CW Now (7:00-7:30 p.m.), a one-hour block of encore and original episodes of Everybody Hates Chris (7:30-8:00 p.m.) and (8:00-8:30 p.m.), followed by Aliens in America (8:30-9:00 p.m.), Girlfriends (9:00-9:30 p.m.) and The Game (9:30-10:00 p.m.).