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WPIX sets preem dates for off-net series

WB flagship Fall 2000 slate includes 'Smarts,' 'Andromeda'

“7th Heaven,” “Sabrina, The Teenage Witch,” and “Clueless” will have their off-network premieres as part of WPIX Channel 11’s Fall 2000 schedule, the WB11 New York flagship station announced Thursday.

Shows will appear in back-to-back early fringe slots weekdays starting Sept. 18. “7th Heaven” will run 5-6 p.m.; “Sabrina,” 6-6:30; and “Clueless,” 6:30-7.

Ongoing programming includes “Friends,” which continues weekdays in both its 7-7:30 p.m. and late-fringe 11-11:30 slots; “Seinfeld,” weekdays 7:30-8 p.m.; and “Frasier,” weekdays 11:30-midnight.

On Oct. 2 WPIX will bow “Street Smarts,” a comedy quizshow to run weekdays at midnight. “Andromeda” will start Oct. 7 and air Saturdays 6-7 p.m. The sci-fi action series stars Kevin Sorbo and is produced by WB parent Tribune Broadcasting.

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