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Will Your Favorite TV Shows Produce New Episodes Post-Strike?

Now that the writers' strike is finally settled, a number of new questions have been raised.

What happens to the rest of the TV season? Will your favorite tv shows be coming back with new episodes, or will we have to wait till next fall if its already aired all its produced episodes?

We've done some digging and compiled a list of what you can expect using everything from speculation to comments from people in the know such as producers and showrunners.

Check out the list below in alphabetical order.

24: Expected to return with new episodes January 2009 -- yes, that'll be two years since the last installment.

30 Rock: Expected to produce four to five new episodes that will air starting April 10.

Aliens in America: Has produced its18 episodes, and will not film any new episodes this season.

Battlestar Galactica: The final season will be split in two miniseasons, the first will air in April and the second sometime in the fall.

Bones: Will air 4 unaired episodes in April and return with new episodes next fall.

Boston Legal:Slated to begin production end of February on eight episodes.

Brothers & Sisters: Expected to produce four to five new episodes that will air in the spring.

Cane: No new episodes this season, and future for next season is uncertain.

Chuck: Will return with new episodes in the fall.

Cold Case: Will return with five new episodes on March 30.

Criminal Minds: Expected to produce seven new episodes starting April 2.

CSI: Expected to return with six new episodes on April 3.

CSI: Miami: Expected to return with eight new episodes on March 24.

CSI: New York: Expected to return with eight new seven on April 2.

Desperate Housewives: Expected to produce seven new episodes that will air in the spring.

Dirty Sexy Money: Will return with new episodes next fall.

Everybody Hates Chris: Has produced its 22 episodes, and will not film any new episodes this season.

Ghost Whisperer: Returns with six new episodes on April 4.

Girlfriends: Will likely not have any additional episodes this season, except maybe one to bring closure to the series.

Gossip Girl: Expected to produce four to six new episodes that will air in the spring.

Grey's Anatomy: Expected to produce four to five new episodes that will air starting April 24.

Heroes: Expected to produce five to six new episodes that will air in the spring.

House: Will return with new episodes next fall.

How I Met Your Mother: Expected to return with nine new episodes on March 17.

Law & Order: SVU: Expected to produce four to five new episodes that will air in the spring.

Life: Will return with new episodes in the fall.

Life Is Wild: No new episodes this season, and future for next season is uncertain.

Lost: Expected to produce five new episodes to air after the current eight episodes. Season 4 will end as originally planned, even though fewer episodes will be produced. There will be a break after the episode eight on Mar. 20, until Apr. 24 so production can catch up.

Moonlight: Returns with four new episodes on April 11.

My Name Is Earl: Will air an hour long season finale on April 3, before returning in the fall.

NCIS: Expected to produce five to six new episodes that will air in the spring.

Numb3rs: Returns with six new episodes on April 4.

One Tree Hill: Expected to return with six new episodes on April 14, after a break from March 18.

Prison Break: Up for renewal, should return next fall.

Private Practice: Will return with new episodes next fall.

Pushing Daisies: Will return with new episodes next fall.

Reaper: Expected to produce five new episodes that will air in the spring.

Samantha Who?: Expected to produce six new episodes that will air starting April 7.

Saturday Night Live: Expected to return with six to seven new episodes on February 23.

Smallville: Expected to return with five new episodes on April 17, after a break from March 27.

Supernatural: Expected to return with four new episodes on April 24.

Ugly Betty: Expected to produce four to five new episodes that will air on April 24.

Terminator: The Sarah Connor Chronicles: Will air 4 new episodes, and is unlikely to be picked up for next season.

The Big Bang Theory: Expected to return with new episodes in Mid-March.

The Office: Expected to produce six to seven new episodes that will air starting April 10.

The Unit: Will likely not have any additional episodes this season.

Two and a Half Men: Expected to return with nine new episodes on March 17.

The New Adventures of Old Christine: Expected to return with new episodes in Mid-March, if it isn't replaced by Rules of Engagement for the rest of this season.

Without A Trace: Expected to return with six new episodes on April 3.

We'll update this list as we hear more specifics about the various shows.

February 12, 2008 |

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