THE WB ANNOUNCES MIDSEASON CHANGES
Burbank, CA January 31, 2006
�PEPPER DENNIS� TO PREMIERE ON TUESDAY, APRIL 4, FOLLOWING �GILMORE GIRLS�
�THE BEDFORD DIARIES� WILL LAUNCH ON WEDNESDAY, MARCH 22
�EVERWOOD� RETURNS TO THE SCHEDULE ON MONDAY, MARCH 20 WITH A TWO-HOUR BROADCAST
�SUPERNATURAL� SHIFTS TO THURSDAY, FOLLOWING �SMALLVILLE�
The WB Network announced today that the star-studded one-hour romantic comedy PEPPER DENNIS will headline an exciting midseason lineup. PEPPER DENNIS will be joined by controversial midseason drama THE BEDFORD DIARIES and the highly anticipated return of acclaimed drama EVERWOOD. PEPPER DENNIS, which stars Rebecca Romijn as a television news reporter, will kick off on Tuesday, April 4 (9:00-10:00 p.m. ET). The series, which also stars Josh Hopkins and Brooke Burns, will follow Tuesday-night hit comedy, GILMORE GIRLS, (8:00-9:00 p.m. ET). Regular encores of PEPPER DENNIS will air on Sundays (9:00-10:00 p.m. ET), beginning April 9.
THE BEDFORD DIARIES will debut on Wednesday, March 22 (9:00-10:00 p.m. ET) as the lead-out to ONE TREE HILL, which returns with original episodes that same night. THE BEDFORD DIARIES stars Matthew Modine as the professor of a sex and the human condition seminar at a New York university, along with Milo Ventimiglia and Penn Badgley as two of his students.
EVERWOOD, starring Treat Williams, Gregory Smith and Emily Van Camp, returns with a two-hour episode on Monday, March 20 (8:00-10:00 p.m. ET). The family drama then returns to its original Monday time period, following 7TH HEAVEN, on March 27.
Replacing BEAUTY AND THE GEEK on Thursdays will be SUPERNATURAL, beginning March 16 (9:00-10:00_ p.m. ET). This move should advantage the first-year hit, pairing it with the compatible and �ber-successful SMALLVILLE (8:00-9:00 p.m. ET), which is enjoying its best season ever, both creatively and in the ratings.