June 20, 2011 12:30pm PT by Lesley Goldberg
CW Sets Fall Premiere Dates
The CW will open its fall TV season with the 90210 gang from West Beverly graduating and Sarah Michelle Gellar’s return to series television.
90210 will return in its new Tuesday time slot on Sept. 13 at 9 p.m., followed by Ringer -- the new drama starring Gellar as a woman who, while on the run from the mob, takes over the life of her twin sister only to realize that her head had a bounty on it as well -- at 9 p.m.
On Wednesday, Sept. 14, the Mario Lopez-hosted reality series H8R will bow at 8 p.m., followed by the first All-Star edition of America’s Next Top Model at 9 p.m.
On Thursday, Sept. 15, The Vampire Diaries returns at 8 p.m. for a Kevin Williamson-led supernatural-themed night, followed by new Britt Robertson drama The Secret Circle at 9 p.m.
On Friday, Sept. 23, returning action drama Nikita will settle in to its new night and 8 p.m. slot, followed by the return Supernatural at 9 p.m.
Gossip Girl will return at 8 p.m. on Monday, Sept. 26 for a Josh Schwartz and Stephanie Savage-themed night, as his new drama Hart of Dixie will follow at 9 p.m.
The full CW premiere schedule follows.
TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 13
8:00-9:00 PM 90210 (Season Premiere)
9:00-10:00 PM RINGER (Series Premiere)
WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 14
8:00-9:00 PM H8R (Series Premiere)
9:00-10:00 PM AMERICA’S NEXT TOP MODEL (Season Premiere)
THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 15
8:00-9:00 PM THE VAMPIRE DIARIES (Season Premiere)
9:00-10:00 PM THE SECRET CIRCLE (Series Premiere)
FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 23
8:00-9:00 PM NIKITA (Season Premiere)
9:00-10:00 PM SUPERNATURAL (Season Premiere)
MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 26
8:00-9:00 PM GOSSIP GIRL (Season Premiere)
9:00-10:00 PM HART OF DIXIE (Series Premiere)