WGA Strike Ends!

TV Calendar: When the Top Shows Return

Now that the writers' strike is over, see at a glance when your favorite TV shows will be back with new episodes, and how many will be produced

THE OFFICE IS BACK IN BUSINESS The show EW.com readers said they missed the most in our recent poll returns April 10
Image credit: Justin Lubin
THE OFFICE IS BACK IN BUSINESS The show EW.com readers said they missed the most in our recent poll returns April 10

ALIENS IN AMERICA (The CW)
RETURNS March 2
EPISODES TO AIR 8 (Four episodes will air through March 23; the remaining four will air from April 27 to May 18)

BACK TO YOU (Fox)
RETURNS Feb. 26
EPISODES TO AIR 11
INSIDE SCOOP Three eps were shot pre-strike; eight more will follow. An Xmas-themed script may be changed. (Santa becomes Easter Bunny?)

THE BIG BANG THEORY (CBS)
RETURNS March 17
EPISODES TO AIR 9

BONES (Fox)
RETURNS April 14
EPISODES TO AIR 4+
INSIDE SCOOP Four eps are in the can, and Bones will shoot at least six more; the extra episodes have yet to be scheduled.

BROTHERS AND SISTERS (ABC)
RETURNS Late April
EPISODES TO AIR 4 or 5

COLD CASE (CBS)
RETURNS March 30
EPISODES TO AIR 5

CRIMINAL MINDS (CBS)
RETURNS April 2
EPISODES TO AIR 7

CSI (CBS)
RETURNS April 3
EPISODES TO AIR 6

CSI: MIAMI (CBS)
RETURNS March 24
EPISODES TO AIR 8

CSI: NY (CBS)
RETURNS April 2
EPISODES TO AIR 7

DESPERATE HOUSEWIVES (ABC)
RETURNS Late April
EPISODES TO AIR 4 or 5

ER (NBC)
RETURNS April 10
EPISODES TO AIR 6

EVERYBODY HATES CHRIS (The CW)
RETURNS March 3
EPISODES TO AIR 12

FRIDAY NIGHT LIGHTS (NBC)
RETURNS Possibly in fall
EPISODES TO AIR To be determined
INSIDE SCOOP NBC is weighing whether to bring back this low-rated critics' pick; if not, it could wind up on another network.

THE GAME (The CW)
RETURNS March 23
EPISODES TO AIR 9

GHOST WHISPERER (CBS)
RETURNS April 4
EPISODES TO AIR 6

GOSSIP GIRL (The CW)
RETURNS April 21
EPISODES TO AIR 5
INSIDE SCOOP Pssst! The CW is strongly considering running new episodes of this cult freshman serial over the summer.

GREY'S ANATOMY (ABC)
RETURNS Late April
EPISODES TO AIR 4 or 5

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