After scoring a record breaking night with the MTV special “Britney Spears: For The Record,” Britney Spears has inked the Pussycat Dolls for her forthcoming “Circus” Tour ! According to Nielsen Cable Fasties, Spears’ “For the Record” special was viewed by nearly 3.7 million viewers Sunday night. The special featured behind-the-scenes access to Spears’ studio time, appearance on the 2008 MTV Video Music Awards and more. With the special out of the way Britney Spears is gearing up for her first major arena tour in a number of years. “I Hate This Part” and “When I Grow Up” stars the Pussycat Dolls will hit the road with Spears for the near 27-date tour. Kicking off in New Orleans on March 3, the tour will wind through Tampa, Boston, Newark, Montreal, Toronto, Anaheim before wrapping up April 28th in Chicago, IL. (see tour itinerary below) In related news, The Pussycat Dolls will continue with their highly anticipated European Tour this winter. The European tour will reportedly kick off Jan. 18 with stops in Glasgow, London, Dublin and Frankfurt before coming to an end in Belgrade, Serbia on Feb. 25. Tour Itinerary (Britney Spears and The Pussycat Dolls) 3/3 New Orleans, LA New Orleans Arena 3/5 Atlanta, CA Philips Arena 3/7 Miami, FL American Airlines Arena 3/8 Tampa, FL St. Pete Times Forum 3/11 Uniondale, NY Nassau Coliseum 3/13 Newark, NJ Prudential Center 3/16 Boston, MA TD Banknorth Garden 3/18 Toronto, ONT Air Canada Centre 3/20 Montreal, QUE Bell Centre 3/24 Washington, DC Verizon Center 3/26 Uncasville, CT Mohegan Sun 3/27 Pittsburgh, PA Mellon Arena 3/30 Houston, TX Toyota Center 3/31 Dallas, TX American Airlines Center 4/2 Kansas City, MO Sprint Center 4/3 Minneapolis, MN Target Center 4/6 Edmonton, ALB Rexall 4/8 Vancouver, BC GM Place 4/9 Tacoma, WA Tacomadome 4/11 Sacramento, CA ARCO Arena 4/12 San Jose, CA HP Pavilion 4/14 Salt Lake City, UT Energy Solutions Arena 4/16 Los Angeles, CA Staples Center 4/19 Anaheim, CA Honda Center 4/24 Glendale, AZ Jobing.com Arena 4/25 Las Vegas, NV MGM Grand Garden 4/28 Chicago, IL Allstate Arena * Tickets for this tour go on sale Saturday, December 6.