The WB announced today that the star-studded one-hour romantic comedy “Pepper Dennis
” will headline an exciting midseason lineup. The show 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 Heavn, 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 über-successful Smallville
(8:00-9:00 p.m. ET), which is enjoying its best season ever, both creatively and in the ratings.