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CW Sets Premiere Date for 'Whose Line Is It Anyway?'

The new version of the improv series will debut July 16 as the network sets its summer schedule.

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The CW is looking to Whose Line Is It Anyway? and a roster of unscripted entries to keep the lights on in the summer.

The network, which is ramping up original entries in its bid for year-round programming, announced the new version of the comedy improv series would anchor its summer schedule.

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Hosted by Aisha Tyler, Whose Line Is It Anyway? will kick off The CW's summer schedule on Tuesday, July 16 with back-to-back episodes, followed by the launch of the Arielle Kebbel-hosted dating show Perfect Score at 9 p.m., which also will be doubled up at 9 and 9:30 p.m.

The following week will see original episodes of Whose Line Is It Anyway? and Perfect Score at 8 and 9 p.m., respectively, with encores of both entries at 8:30 and 9:30 p.m.

Starting at 9 p.m. on Monday, July 29, the network will bow the second season of its unscripted ballet series Breaking Pointe at 9 p.m., with wilderness competition series The Hunt launching Wednesday, July 31 at 9 p.m.

The network's full summer schedule follows:

TUESDAY, JULY 16

8-8:30 PM                 WHOSE LINE IS IT ANYWAY? (Series Premiere)

8:30-9 PM                 WHOSE LINE IS IT ANYWAY? (All-New Original Episode)

9-9:30 PM                 PERFECT SCORE (Series Premiere)

9:30-10 PM               PERFECT SCORE (All-New Original Episode)

BEGINNING TUESDAY, JULY 23

8-8:30 PM                 WHOSE LINE IS IT ANYWAY? (Original Episode)

8:30-9 PM                 WHOSE LINE IS IT ANYWAY? (Encore)

9-9:30 PM                 PERFECT SCORE (Original Episode)

9:30-10 PM               PERFECT SCORE (Encore)

MONDAY, JULY 29

9-10 PM               BREAKING POINTE (Season Premiere)

WEDNESDAY, JULY 31

9-10 PM               THE HUNT (Series Premiere)

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