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The Strike’s Over! So What’s The Status Of Your Favorite Shows?

Written by: Tony Lazlo, CC2K Staff Writer


Thank Crom: The writers' strike is finally over. That means we'll have more actual scripted TV to watch, but how are all of our favorite shows doing?

TV Guide compiled a list of the status of most major shows. I've included a few popular geek programs below, but visit for a more comprehensive list.

Season 7 postponed until January '09.

30 Rock
Expected to shoot 5 to 10 new episodes to air in April/May.

Bionic Woman
No new episodes expected. Ever.

Four pre-strike episodes left. Unclear whether additional episodes will be produced for this season.

Boston Legal
Expected to shoot 6 to 8 new episodes to air in April/May.

Dirty Sexy Money
No new episodes planned until fall; three remaining pre-strike episodes will undergo some tweaking and kick off fall run.

Friday Night Lights
No new episodes expected for this season. Future TBD.

No new episodes expected until fall.

Expected to shoot 4 to 6 new episodes to air in April/May.

How I Met Your Mother
Expected to shoot 5 to 9 new episodes to air in April/May.

Six pre-strike episodes remain. Expected to shoot five additional episodes to air in April/May.

The Office
Expected to shoot 6 new episodes to air in April/May.

Pushing Daisies
No new episodes until fall.

The Shield
Final season already shot. Airdate TBD.


Author: Tony Lazlo, CC2K Staff Writer

Robert J. Peterson is a writer and web developer living in Los Angeles. A Tennessee native, he graduated from Northwestern University’s Medill School of Journalism. He’s written for newspapers and websites all over the country, including the Marin Independent Journal, the Telluride Daily Planet,, Offscreen, and He co-hosts the podcasts Make It So and Hiram’s Lodge. He’s appeared as a pop-culture guru on the web talk shows Comics on Comics, The Fanbase Press Week In Review, Collider Heroes, ScreenJunkies TV Fights, and Fandom Planet. He’s the founder of California Coldblood Books.

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