'America's Next Top Model' returns in March

tyra-banks-320.jpg "America's Next Top Model" crowned a petite winner in the fall, but it's back to the tall girls starting in March.

The CW announced Friday (Jan. 8) that it will kick off the 14th edition of "Top Model" with a two-hour premiere on Wednesday, March 3. Until then, though, the network's Wednesday schedule will be an all-rerun zone. Tuesday nights will remain that way for a while as well -- "90210" and "Melrose Place" aren't scheduled to return until March 9.

The rest of the network's lineup, however, will kick back into gear later this month. New episodes of "One Tree Hill" and the well-received new series "Life Unexpected" begin Monday, Jan. 18. "The Vampire Diaries" and "Supernatural" come back Thursday, Jan. 21, and "Smallville" has its first episode of 2010 on Friday, Jan. 22.

"Gossip Girl" will also be back on Mondays in March, pairing with "Life Unexpected" through April 12. "OTH" will rejoin "Gossip Girl" on April 19.

The CW hasn't decided yet what to pair with "Top Model" on Wednesdays. It has two unscripted shows in development -- "Fly Girls," about flight attendants for Virgin Atlantic, and an untitled show featuring socialite Tinsley Mortimer.

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