Which Shows Are Coming Back and Which Are Cancelled?

Categories: Fall 2008 TV Schedule,WGA Strike

Written By

May 8th, 2008

The information on this page is believed correct as of May 22, 2008.

With the end of the 2007-2008 broadcast television season on May 21, 2008 this page will no longer be updated.

Network Show New Episodes Left More Information
ABC 20/20 ?  
ABC According to Jim 0 Returns mid-season 2008-9
ABC America's Funniest Home Videos 0 Returns Fall 2008
ABC Big Shots 0 Cancelled
ABC Boston Legal 0 Returns Fall 2008 for final season
ABC Brothers & Sisters 0 Returns Fall 2008
ABC Carpoolers 0 Cancelled
ABC Cashmere Mafia 0 Cancelled
ABC Cavemen 0 Cancelled
ABC Dance War: Bruno v. Carrie Ann 0 Season complete
ABC Dancing w/ the Stars 0 Returns Fall 2008
ABC Desperate Housewives 0 Returns Fall 2008
ABC Dirty Sexy Money 0 Returns Fall 2008
ABC Duel 6? Unknown
ABC Eli Stone 0 Returns Fall 2008
ABC Extreme Makeover: Home Edition 0 Returns Fall 2008
ABC Grey's Anatomy 0 Returns Fall 2008
ABC Here Come the Newlyweds 0 Returns sometime in 2008-9 season, perhaps Nov
ABC Just for Laughs 0 Unknown
ABC Lost 1 2hr finale May 29. Returns Fall 2008
ABC Men in Trees 3 Cancelled after this season.
ABC Miss Guided 0 Cancelled
ABC Notes from the Underbelly 0 Cancelled
ABC October Road 0 Cancelled
ABC Oprah's Big Give 0 Cancelled
ABC Private Practice 0 Returns Fall 2008
ABC Pushing Daisies 0 Returns Fall 2008
ABC Samantha Who? 0 Returns Fall 2008
ABC Supernanny ? Returns Fall 2008
ABC The Bachelor 0 Returns mid-season 2008-9
ABC Ugly Betty 0 Returns Fall 2008
ABC Wife Swap ? Returns Fall 2008
ABC Women's Murder Club 0 Cancelled.
CBS 48 Hours Mystery ?  
CBS 60 Minutes ?  
CBS The Amazing Race 0 Returns Fall 2008
CBS Big Bang Theory 0 Returns Fall 2008
CBS Big Brother 0  
CBS Cane 0 Cancelled
CBS Cold Case 0 Returns Fall 2008
CBS Crimetime Saturday ?  
CBS Criminal Minds 0 Returns Fall 2008
CBS CSI 0 Returns Fall 2008
CBS CSI: Miami 0 Returns Fall 2008
CBS CSI: NY 0 Returns Fall 2008
CBS Dexter ?  
CBS Ghost Whisperer 0 Returns Fall 2008
CBS How I Met Your Mother 0 Returns Fall 2008
CBS Jericho 0 Cancelled by CBS. Unknown future elsewhere.
CBS Kid Nation   May return Summer 2008
CBS Million Dollar Password ?  
CBS Moonlight 0 Cancelled.
CBS NCIS 0 Returns Fall 2008
CBS NUMB3RS 0 Returns Fall 2008
CBS Power of 10 0 Cancelled
CBS The Price is Right ?  
CBS Rules of Engagement 0 Returns Fall 2008
CBS Secret Talents of the Stars 0 Cancelled
CBS Shark 0 Cancelled
CBS Survivor: Micronesia 0 Returns Fall 2008
CBS Swingtown 13 May 29 debut
CBS The New Adventures of Old Christine 0 Returns Fall 2008
CBS The Unit 0 Returns Fall 2008
CBS Two and a Half Men 0 Returns Fall 2008
CBS Viva Laughlin   Cancelled
CBS Welcome to the Captain 0 Cancelled
CBS Without a Trace 0 Returns Fall 2008
CW Aliens in America 0 Cancelled
CW America's Next Top Model 0 Returns Fall 2008
CW Beauty and the Geek 0 Cancelled
CW Crowned: Mother of All Pageants 0 Unknown future
CW CW Now 0 Cancelled
CW Everybody Hates Chris 0 Returns Fall 2008
CW Farmer Wants a Wife 5  
CW Friday Night Smackdown ? Debut on MyNetworkTV 10/3/08
CW Girlfriends 0 Series completed, will not return
CW Gossip Girl 0 Returns Fall 2008
CW Life is Wild 0 Cancelled
CW One Tree Hill 0 Returns Fall 2008
CW Pussycat Dolls Present 0 Unknown future
CW Reaper 0 Returns Mid-season 2008
CW Smallville 0 Returns Fall 2008
CW Supernatural 0 Returns Fall 2008
CW The Game 0 Returns Fall 2008
Fox 24 8 Postponed till Fall 2008 or Jan 2009
Fox American Dad 7 Returns Fall 2008
Fox American Idol 0 Returns Winter 2009
Fox America's Most Wanted ? Returns Fall 2008
Fox Are You Smarter Than A Fifth Grader? 9 Returns Fall 2008
Fox Back To You 4 Cancelled
Fox Bones 0 Returns Fall 2008
Fox Canterbury's Law 0 Cancelled
Fox COPS 11 Returns Fall 2008
Fox Don't Forget the Lyrics 0 Returns Fall 2008
Fox Family Guy 17 Returns Fall 2008
Fox Hell's Kitchen 7  
Fox House 0 Returns Fall 2008
Fox K-ville 0 Cancelled
Fox King of the Hill 9 Returns Fall 2008
Fox Kitchen Nightmares 0 Returns Fall 2008
Fox The Moment of Truth 15 Returns Fall 2008
Fox New Amsterdam 0 Cancelled
Fox The Next Great American Band 0 Cancelled
Fox Prison Break 0 Returns Fall 2008
Fox Return of Jezebel James 0 Cancelled
Fox Simpsons 9 Returns Fall 2008
Fox So You Think You Can Dance ? Returns May 22
Fox Terminator: Sarah Connor Chronicles 0 Returns Fall 2008
Fox 'Til Death 4 Returns Fall 2008
Fox Unhitched 0 Cancelled
NBC 1 vs. 100 0 Cancelled
NBC 30 Rock 0 Returns Fall 2008
NBC American Gladiators 10  
NBC Amne$ia 0 Cancelled
NBC The Baby Borrowers 6? June 25 debut
NBC The Biggest Loser 0 Returns Fall 2008
NBC Bionic Woman 0 Cancelled
NBC Celebrity Apprentice 0 Returns Fall 2008
NBC Chuck 0 Returns Fall 2008
NBC Dateline NBC ?  
NBC Deal or No Deal 6 Returns Fall 2008
NBC E.R. 0 Returns Fall 2008
NBC Friday Night Lights 0 Will air on DirecTV in Oct, on NBC months later
NBC Heroes 0 Returns Fall 2008
NBC Journeyman 0 Cancelled
NBC Las Vegas 0 Cancelled
NBC Law & Order 0 Returns Fall 2008
NBC Law & Order: Criminal Intent 12 New episodes return to USA on June 8
NBC Law & Order:SVU 0 Returns Fall 2008
NBC Life 0 Returns Fall 2008
NBC Lipstick Jungle 0 Returns Fall 2008
NBC Medium 0 Returns Fall 2008
NBC My Dad is Better than Your Dad 0 Cancelled
NBC My Name is Earl 0 Returns Fall 2008
NBC The Office 0 Returns Fall 2008
NBC Phenomenon 0 Cancelled
NBC Quarterlife   Will move to Bravo
NBC Saturday Night Live   Returns Fall 2008
NBC Scrubs 0 Moving to ABC in mid-season 2008-9
NBC The Singing Bee   Cancelled


 
  • Georgia

    Thanks so much for keeping track of this. It takes alot of work to gather all this info.

  • Suzanne

    Hi Bill. Thanks for keeping us up to date. CBS recently changed the airdates for the new Moonlight episodes to 1/11 and 1/18, one week later than orignally planned. The new Ghost Whisperer and Numb3rs episodes are scheduled for the same nights.

  • Suzanne

    Hi Bill. Thanks for keeping us up to date. CBS recently changed the airdates for the new Moonlight episodes to 1/11 and 1/18, one week later than orignally planned. The new Ghost Whisperer and Numb3rs episodes are scheduled for the same nights.

  • http://tvbythenumbers.com Robert Seidman

    Thanks for the heads-up, Suzanne, changes to the table have been made.

  • http://tvbythenumbers.com Robert Seidman

    Thanks for the heads-up, Suzanne, changes to the table have been made.

  • http://tvbythenumbers.com Robert Seidman

    Thanks for the heads-up, Suzanne, changes to the table have been made.

  • Amanda

    Thanks for all the info – I was hoping Pushing Daisies might come back but no such luck. Also, Prison Break is supposed to come back on 1/14, according to fox.com.

  • Amanda

    Thanks for all the info – I was hoping Pushing Daisies might come back but no such luck. Also, Prison Break is supposed to come back on 1/14, according to fox.com.

  • Amanda

    Thanks for all the info – I was hoping Pushing Daisies might come back but no such luck. Also, Prison Break is supposed to come back on 1/14, according to fox.com.

  • http://tvbythenumbers.com/ Bill Gorman

    Amanda, thanks for the info.

    Many networks, Fox and CW in particular, have been changing their previously announced scheduling plans recently.

  • http://tvbythenumbers.com/ Bill Gorman

    Amanda, thanks for the info.

    Many networks, Fox and CW in particular, have been changing their previously announced scheduling plans recently.

  • http://tvbythenumbers.com Bill Gorman

    Amanda, thanks for the info.

    Many networks, Fox and CW in particular, have been changing their previously announced scheduling plans recently.

  • NCIS-Fan

    Thank you for the info. Last new NCIS episode will be aired 01/15.

  • NCIS-Fan

    Thank you for the info. Last new NCIS episode will be aired 01/15.

  • NCIS-Fan

    Thank you for the info. Last new NCIS episode will be aired 01/15.

  • Eric

    Are you guys going to show the affects to shows now that the strike has ended?

  • Eric

    Are you guys going to show the affects to shows now that the strike has ended?

  • Eric

    Are you guys going to show the affects to shows now that the strike has ended?

  • http://tvbythenumbers.com/ Bill Gorman

    Eric, what leads you to believe the strike is over? The interim agreement with Letterman’s production company? That ended the strike for two shows.

  • http://tvbythenumbers.com/ Bill Gorman

    Eric, what leads you to believe the strike is over? The interim agreement with Letterman’s production company? That ended the strike for two shows.

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