One of its highly touted new dramas is Everwood, which stars Treat Williams as a disillusioned doctor who moves his family to a rural setting following a family tragedy. This runs Monday 9 p.m. after The WB's mainstay family drama, 7th Heaven.
On Wednesday at 9, Birds of Prey continues to explore the comic-book superhero themes the network introduced with its surprise hit Smallville. The makers of that Superman-inspired show are behind the new drama, about the daughter of Batman and Batgirl and other superheroines.
For Thursdays at 8
"Buffy is back on the WB," said actor Tim Curry, who will play Mr. French, during The WB's upfront presentation to advertisers today, "and this time she's bringing Jody." Mr. Curry was refering to one of the two children in the show.
The WB, like ABC with its drama That Was Then, is also bringing out a series about characters who go back in time to their childhoods. Do Over is about a salesman who, after an accident, is thrown back in time to when he was 14 years old.
What I Like About You, about two sisters living in the big city, starts off Fridays at 8 p.m. followed by returning shows Sabrina, the Teenage Witch and Reba and a new Latino-themed sitcom, Greetings from Tucson.
On Sundays, The WB expands its hours, and will air repeat programming from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m.
"We needed more hours to keep our footprint," said Jed Petrick, president and chief operating officer of The WB.
On Sundays, the network will air reruns of Gilmore Girls followed by new episodes of Charmed and Angel.