The CW rolled out its schedule Thursday morning.
The biggest surprise is moving "Smallville" to Fridays to make room for the new drama "The Vampire Diaries," a relatively natural fit with "Supernatural" on Thursdays. It's a show hoping to tap into that "Twighlight" crowd.
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Here's the schedule:
Gossip Girl, 8 p.m.
One Tree Hill, 9 p.m.
90210, 8 p.m.
Melrose Place, 9 p.m.
America's Top Model, 8 p.m.
The Beautiful Life, 9 p.m.
The Vampire Diaries, 8 p.m.
Supernatural, 9 p.m.
Smallville, 8 p.m.
Gone are "Reaper," one of the most-improved series for this year, and "Privileged," which got a lot of critical praise. "Melrose" will star Ashlee Simpson and follows the reboot of "90210," making the CW the leader in vapid shows. Like "90210," "Melrose" will be a next generation mix featuring new cast and original cast, including Laura Leighton and Thomas Calabro.
Among the new stuff, "The Beautiful Life" follows the tribulations of two hot young models, Sara Paxton and Benjamin Hollingsworth. It also stars Elle MacPherson and Mischa Barton.
During the midseason, The CW has plans to launch "Parental Discrestion Advised," a series about a teen girl who becomes an emancipated minor after bouncing from foster family to foster family.
THURSDAY'S BEST BETS: I mistakenly said last week was "Ugly Betty's" finale; it's this week (ABC, 8 p.m.) with back to back episodes.
Fox kicks off "So You Think You Can Dance" with a two-hour debut tonight at 8 p.m. Fox has big hopes that this will be a good placeholder for "American Idol" come fall.
"Southland" (NBC, 10 p.m.) is also new.