When Will My Favorite ABC Shows Return Post Writers’ Strike?

by Jason the TVaholic on February 21, 2008

in Network TV, TV Talk

Download Samantha Who? Episodes at iTunesMany ABC shows will be back with new episodes for April and May, a few others won’t return until fall, some are still yet to be determined and some probably won’t return at all.

ABC Shows Returning With New Episodes This Spring

  • The Bachelor begins its new season on March 17th.
  • Boston Legal will be back as of April 8th with six new episodes.
  • Brothers & Sisters will return on April 20th with four new episodes.
  • Dancing With the Stars begins its new season on March 17th.
  • Desperate Housewives returns April 13th and will have six new episodes, including a two-hour finale.
  • Grey’s Anatomy returns April 24th with five new episodes.
  • Lost will continue to play its pre-strike filmed episodes and then return with five additional on April 24th.
  • Men in Trees has 11 remaining pre-strike episodes and will return on February 27th.
  • Samantha Who? will be back on April 7th with six new episodes.
  • Ugly Betty will also return on April 24th with the first of five new episodes.

ABC Shows Returning, But Not Until Fall

  • Dirty Sexy Money
  • Private Practice
  • Pushing Daisies

ABC Shows With Fates Yet To Be Determined Officially

  • Big Shots, all signs point to shot dead.
  • Carpoolers, all signs point to the ride being over.
  • Cavemen, all signs point to extinction. The Geico ads are back though.
  • October Road will continue out its present season, but beyond that is a question.
  • Women’s Murder Club will hopefully not be disbanded. Update 2.25.2008: Will be back with three more episodes to air in April/May.

Wish Pushing Daisies was coming back sooner, but at least it is coming back. Hope that Women’s Murder Club will be back. Looking forward to a 1-2-punch of Grey’s Anatomy and Lost on Thursday nights in April and May.

How about you? Which returning ABC show are you looking forward to most?

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1 Ron Ozer February 25, 2008 at 7:41 am

I am looking forward to Pushing Daisies and Grey’s especially, but also Ugly Betty, Samantha Who and more of the best show on these days (except for the Wire of course) LOST.

2 Jason the TVaholic February 25, 2008 at 11:38 am

Ron, I am glad we are going to get another five episodes of Lost this season, instead of just the eight pre-strike episodes we are in the middle of right now. This season has been great so far.

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