Sarah Michelle Gellar will return to series TV on Tuesday, Sept 13.
Gellar’s new “Ringer” is the brightest star in the CW primetime firmament for the 2011-12 TV season.“90210,” “Ringer’s lead-in, will also debut that night. In “Ringer,” Gellar plays a messed-up chick who witnessed a murder and has to go into hiding, who assumes the identity of her rich, got-it-all-together twin sister who has disappeared mysteriously, only to discover sis was a mess too. .
Speaking of mysteries, the next night, Sept. 14, CW will roll out its new Mario Lopez reality series “H8R” in which “celebrities” – defined in the pilot as Snooki and Kim Kardashian – go head-to-head with the nobodies who hate them to try to win them over; the mystery here is what other “celebs” will agree to participate.
Thursday, Sept. 15, “Vampire Diaries” returns, followed by a new Kevin Williamson witch drama, “The Secret Circle.”
The rest of CW’s schedule rolls out starting Friday, Sept. 23 when “Nikita” and “Supernatural” return.
Then, on Monday, Sept. 26, “Gossip Girl” returns, followed by new “Hart of Dixie” from the “GG” team of Josh Schwartz and Stephanie Savage. Rachel Bilson plays a sophisticated New Yorker who winds up practicing medicine in a small Southern town in whch all the other chicks her age wear hoop skirts and are stuck up.
Here’s the schedule:
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)