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.