MAJOR UPDATE: WITH THE WRITERS STRIKE OVER, SOME TV SHOWS ARE NOW BACK WHILE OTHERS HAVE BEEN PUSHED TO NEXT SEASON OR CANCELED. READ ON TO LEARN THE STATUS OF YOUR FAVORITE TV SHOWS - A RUNNING SUMMARY/SCHEDULE OF SHOWS THAT REMAIN TO BE AIRED THIS SPRING AND SUMMER 2008 and Which of those shows are being renewed for next season.
UPDATE: THIS PAGE IS UPDATED AND ACCURATE AS OF THE MORNING OF TUESDAY, 04/08/2008.
I've broken the list out into four sections:
1. Shows with new episodes remaining in Spring 2008/Summer 2008
2. Shows with no remaining episodes but renewed for next season
3. Shows with no remaining episodes and "on the fence" for next season
4. Shows with no remaining episodes and canceled permanently
STILL ALIVE: Shows with episodes remaining and how many:
30 Rock - 5 NEW EPISODES BEGINNING 4/10 and 4/17
According to Jim - 7 episodes remaining beginning with 4/15
Aliens in America - 4 episodes remaining (eff 3/26)
Amazing Race - Amazing Race 13 is already being filmed and will likely premiere later Spring 2008 after April or May 08 (earlier than planned due to Writers Strike) via
American Dad - 5 episodes remain eff 2/25
American Gladiators - premiers 5/12 on NBC
American Idol - Underway January 2008
Back to You - 9 episodes remain beginning with 4/16
Battlestar Galactica - New episodes remain with the next to air 4/18 and 4/25. The second half (10 more) will go into production by early March with no eta on airdate of those 10. And we'll see Caprica 2-hr movie sometime in the future which could become a new series.
The Big 4-0 - Premiers 4/17 on TV Land
Big Bang Theory - 8 EPISODES remain eff 3/18
Bones - 6 episodes remaining with next episodes 4/14, 04/28, 5/5 and 5/12).
Boston Legal - 6 NEW SHOWS BEGINNING 4/8 and 4/15
Breaking Bad - additional plus episodes remaining eff 3/15
Brothers & Sisters - 4 episodes remain starting with 4/20 - renewed for the 2008/2009 season via
Canterbury's Law - Midseason premiered MARCH 10, 2008
The Closer - 4th season will begin Summer 08.
Cold Case - 4 episodes remain eff 4/8 - RENEWED FOR 08/09 SEASON
Criminal Minds - 6 episodes remain eff 04/05 - RENEWED FOR 08/09 SEASON
CSI - 5 episodes remain eff 04/05 - RENEWED FOR 08/09 SEASON
CSI: Miami - 6 episodes remain eff 4/2 - RENEWED FOR 08/09 SEASON
CSI: NY - 6 episodes remain eff 4/2 - RENEWED FOR 08/09 SEASON
Dancing With The Stars - The 6th season of this reality show began 3/17
Desperate Housewives - 7 new episodes beginning 4/13 & renewed for the 2008/2009 season via
Dirt - 2 episodes remaining -(eff 4/8) next one on 4/13. FX will not produce more episodes beyond these 7 regardless of when the strike ends via
Dirty Jobs - Premiers 4/14 on Discovery
Doctor Who - Premiers 4/18 on SciFi
Duel - Premiers 4/4 on ABC
Eli Stone - 3 episodes remain (13 episodes total) eff 04/05.
ER - 6 episodes remaining eff 4/10
Everybody Hates Chris - 7 episodes remain (not affected by strike as all 22 episodes were made and will air.) eff 4/8 - CW picked up for next season
The Family Guy - New Episodes Running 03/2008
Friday Night Lights - 1 episode remains (eff 2/19) NBC confirmed the remaining episodes will only be aired if the show is picked up for a third season UPDATE: THE SHOW IS BEING PICKED UP FOR A THIRD SEASON ON NBC AND DIRECTV via
The Game - 6 episodes remain eff 4/8
The Ghost Whisperer - 5 episodes remain eff 04/05 - RENEWED FOR 08/09 SEASON
Gossip Girl - 5 episodes remain beginning with 4/21 CW picked up for next season
The Graham Norton Show - premiers 4/26 on BBC America
Greek - Second half of Season 1 began 3/24/2008 with 12 episodes. Renewed for Season 2. via
Grey's Anatomy - 5 episodes remaining beginning with 4/24 - renewed for the 2008/2009 season
Hells Kitchen - Premieres 4/1 replacing House when it runs out of episodes via
The Hills - 9 espisodes remain on MTV eff 3/27
House - 4 episodes remaing beginning with 4/21
How I Met Your Mother - 7 new episodes remain eff 4/2 - likely to be renewed
King of the Hill - 5 episodes of 22 remain eff 4/8
Kitchen Nightmares - had been planned for Summer, but could return Spring 08
Knight Rider - Premiered 2/17 - likely to be renewed
The L Word - 4 episodes remain eff 3/1
Last Comic Standing - premiers 5/22 on NBC
Law & Order - 5 episodes remain beginning with 4/32 - likely to be renewed
Law & Order: Criminal Intent - MORE EPISODES COMING IN SPRING 2008
Law & Order: SVU - WILL SEE 5 NEW EPISODES BEGINNING APRIL 15, 2008
Lost - 5 episodes remain with next one 4/24 - renewed for the 2008/2009 season
Medium - 5 episodes remain eff 4/8
Men in Trees - 5 episodes remaining (eff 4/05). Unlikely to return for next season.
Miss Guided - 4 episodes remain eff 04/05
Monk - Full second half of season premiered 1/11 (15 episodes) set. 8 episodes remain as of 2/22 PICKED UP FOR A 7TH SEASON via
Moonlight - 4 NEW EPISODES BEGINNING APRIL 11, 2008 Likely that CBS will renew for a second season
MythBusters - new episodes beginning with 4/23
My Name is Earl - 8 episodes remain eff 04/05
NCIS - 7 NEW EPISODES BEGINNING APRIL 8, 2008 via RENEWED FOR 08/09 SEASON
New Amsterdam - Premiered on 3/4 and will air all 7 episodes.
Notes from the Underbelly - 8 episodes written and should air. RUMORED TO BE DEAD AFTER THAT via
Numb3rs - 5 episodes remain eff 04/05 - RENEWED FOR 08/09 SEASON
October Road - 1 episode remain eff 3/11 - Unlikely to return for next season.
The Office - 7 NEW EPISODES BEGINNING APRIL 10
One Tree Hill - 6 episodes remain eff 4/8. Next ones on 4/14, 4/21, 4/28, 5/5, 5/12 and 5/19 - CW picked up for next season
Psych - Full second half of season premiered 1/11 (15 episodes) set. 9 episodes remain as of 2/9
Real World - premiers 4/2 on MTV for 20th season
Reaper - 3 episodes remain eff 4/2. Seriously on the bubble for next season renewal
Robin Hood - premiers 4/26 on BBC America
The Riches - 4 episodes remain eff 4/2. Seven of 13 were filmed next 3 air 4/7, 4/14 and 4/21. FX will not produce more episodes beyond these 7 regardless of when the strike ends via
Samantha Who? - 5 episodes remaining eff 4/8 - renewed for the 2008/2009 season
The Sarah Jane Adventures - premiers 4/11 on SciFi
Scrubs - 5 episodes remaining Next one April 10th. Likely to be renewed
Shark - 4 episodes remain with next one 4/29 in new timeslot (9pm Eastern on Tuesdays) Uncertain for renewal
The Simpsons - New episodes remaining eff (2/2008)
Smallville - 5 episodes remain starting with 4/17. CW picked up for next season
So You Think You Can Dance - premiers 5/22 on Fox
Southpark - New season just started (3 episodes in)
State of the Union - Premiers 3/30 on Showtime (Tracey Ullman)
Supernatural - 4 episodes remain with next one 4/24 - CW picked up for next season
Swingtown - premiers 5/29 on CBS
Til Death - 11 episodes remain beginning with 4/16
Torchwood - new episodes through 4/20 - unaffected by strike
The Tudors - All of the second season will premiere 3/30/08 on Showtime.
Two and a Half Men - 7 episodes remain eff 4/2- RENEWED FOR 08/09 SEASON
Ugly Betty - 5 episodes remain beginning with 4/24- renewed for the 2008/2009 season
Unhitched - premiered 3/2/08
Weeds - premiers June 16, 2008
Welcome to the Captain - premiered 2/4.
Wildfire - 5 episodes remain eff 3/26 with next one airing 4/28
Without a Trace - 5 episodes remain eff 04/05 via RENEWED FOR 08/09 SEASON
Work Out - premiers 4/15 on Bravo
Women's Murder Club - 3 NEW EPISODES THIS SEASON AFTER ALL AS SOON AS APRIL 2008 via
NO EPISODES REMAIN - CONFIRMED RETURNING FOR NEW SEASON:
24 - The premier of "Day 7" that was originally going to air January 08. Now pushed to next season - January 09 because they want to air all 24 episodes without a break. via UPDATE: A 2 HOUR (24) TV MOVIE WILL AIR FALL 08 via
Burn Notice - All of the first season has aired already. The SECOND SEASON WAS PICKED UP BY USA AND COULD BE READY TO AIR BY JULY 08 via
Chuck - PICKED UP FOR NEW 08/09 SEASON, BUT NO NEW EPISODES UNTIL FALL 08 via
Dirty Sexy Money - 3 episodes remained, but the remaining episodes will be tweaked & air in September and the show will start off with these three in the next season. via & renewed for the 2008/2009 season via
Entourage - Planned for Summer 08, but will likely be delayed to late 08 or early 09 due to strike via.
Eureka - not sure how, but the Summer 08 season could be affected.
Flight of the Concords - Planned for Summer 08, but will likely be delayed to late 08 or early 09 due to strike via.
Heroes - 0 episodes remain. PICKED UP FOR NEW 08/09 SEASON, BUT NO NEW EPISODES UNTIL FALL 08 - WILL BEGIN FILMING NEXT SEASON STARTING MAY OR JUNE 2008 via
It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia - SET TO RETURN FOR ANOTHER SEASON IN FALL 08 OR EARLY 09
Life - 0 episodes remain. PICKED UP FOR NEW 08/09 SEASON, BUT NO NEW EPISODES UNTIL FALL 08 via
Lipstick Jungle - 6 episodes remaining - UPDATE, Remaining episodes moved to next season.
Mad Men - All shows aired in 2007. Renewed for second season.
Nip/Tuck - 0 episodes remain eff 2/25. 6th season (8 episodes) expected to start summer 2008.
Prison Break - Season finale aired 2/18 - Renewed for next season!
Private Practice - no episodes remain - renewed for the 2008/2009 season via
Pushing Daisies - 0 episodes remaining (eff 12/13) renewed for the 2008/2009 season
Rescue Me - SET TO RETURN FOR ANOTHER SEASON IN FALL 08 OR EARLY 09 via
The Shield - All thirteen episodes remaining slated to premiere
April 1, 2008 SEPTEMBER 2008 (premier date pushed back due to writers strike)
South Park - Season finale already aired so no effect
Stargate Atlantis - no episodes remain - picked up for next season (could be summer 08 even)
Tell me You Love Me - Originally planned for Summer 08, but will likely be delayed to late 08 or early 09 due to strike via.
NO EPISODES REMAIN - On the fence regarding renewal for next season:
Big Love - Had been planned for Summer 08, but will likely be delayed to late 08 or early 09 due to strike via.
Brotherhood - All episodes were recorded and aired eff 12/02.
Cashmere Mafia - All pre-strike episodes have aired likely to be canceled
Dexter - Season is over - all episodes were aired.
Flash Gordon - 0 episodes remain eff 2/9
Guinea Pig - 0 episodes remain eff 2/19
Kid Nation - All episodes have aired - season completed.
Kyle XY - 0 episodes remain eff 2/26 On the bubble for renewal
The New Adventures of Old Christine - 0 episodes remain (eff 4/2) (8 of 13 episodes were filmed).
Terminator: The Sarah Conner Chronicles - (9 episodes total even though 13 were originally planned before the strike) the season finale aired 3/3. Odds of this one being renewed are very good as it is in the top 5 most Tivo-d shows...
The Unit - 0 episodes remain (eff 12/19)
Deadpool - No Episodes Remain and CANCELLED:
The 4400 - Has been canceled.
Big Shots - RUMORED TO BE DEAD via
Bionic Woman - Canceled.
Cane - All 13 episodes aired in 2007. RUMORED TO BE CANCELLED
Carpoolers - canceled
Cavemen - RUMORED TO BE DEAD via
Girlfriends - CANCELLED FOR GOOD via
Jericho - 0 episodes remain - canceled forever
Journeyman - Journeyman is reportedly being canceled.
K-Ville - RUMORED TO BE CANCELLED
Las Vegas - CANCELLED
Life is Wild - SHOW IS CANCELLED via.
Nashville - Dead
Quarterlife - premiered 2/18/08,
moving to new network canceled since it did so bad in the ratings.
Return of Jezebel James -
6 0 episodes remain (7 episodes total). Next one airs 3/21. Canceled
Viva Laughlin - Canceled
The Wire - Canceled