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ABC plans Drew switcheroo

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In another effort to bring back Drew Carey's audience, ABC is switching time
periods for its two Carey vehicles on Friday nights.

Whose Line Is It Anyway? will now air at 9 p.m., leading into The Drew
Carey Show
at 9:30 p.m.

The shows started their fourth and eighth seasons, respectively, on Monday
nights this year, but after showing lackluster performances, they were replaced with
Tony Shalhoub-starrer Monk and moved to Fridays.

Once Monday Night Football ends, ABC plans to launch three new
midseason shows on that night: adventure-hour Veritas at 8 p.m., Dick
Wolf's remake of television classic Dragnet at 9 p.m. and
Miracles, starring Skeet Ulrich, at 10 p.m.

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