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November 8th, 2007 under WGA Strike

The LA Times put together this list of what shows are effected how by the strike as of November 9th. Granted this could change by tomorrow and not all the shows that are effected are listed, but it is a start to understand how bad this is turning out to be and it is only day 4.

Hopefully the WGA strike will end soon and things will go back to normal soon, but it is not looking that is going to be the case and we might be going through all of this again in July when the SAG and DGA contracts are up.

Soaps    
ABC
 
Says its soaps are written "well into the new year," however, and that they will "continue to produce original programming with no repeats and without interruption."
CBS
 
Expected to continue through February.
NBC
("Days of Our Lives")  
Expected to continue through January.
Syndicated Shows    
"Ellen"
 
Decided not to tape her show Monday in support of the striking writers. Some writers on her show are guild members. Monday's and Tuesday's shows were taped last week, a spokesman said. DeGeneres has yet to decide whether to go ahead with further shows this week.
Late Night    
"Late Show with David Letterman"
 
Will go into repeats immediately.
"The Tonight Show with Jay Leno"
 
Will go into repeats immediately.
"Late Night with Conan O'Brien"
 
Will go into repeats immediately.
"The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson"
 
Will go into repeats immediately.
"Jimmy Kimmel Live"
 
Staffed with WGA writers, so it would probably go to repeats. But Kimmel could also decide to wing it and do the show himself.
"The Daily Show with Jon Stewart"
 
Will go into repeats immediately.
"The Colbert Report"
 
Will go into repeats immediately.
"Real Time with Bill Maher"
 
Will go into repeats immediately.
"Saturday Night Live"
 
Will go into repeats immediately.
"Nightline"
 
Will remain live and in originals.
ABC    
"Desperate Housewives"
 
Has nine episodes written, which should last through the first week of December. Production said to shut down Thursday.
"Grey's Anatomy"
 
Has 11 episodes of 22 completed.
"Ugly Betty"
 
Will have 13 out of 24 episodes completed.
"Boston Legal"
 
Will have 14 or 15 of 22 episodes completed.
"Lost"
 
Expected to have eight out of 16 episodes ready.
Midseason, none have aired yet
"Pushing Daisies"
 
Will have nine of 22 episodes.
"Big Shots"
 
Will have 13 of 13 episodes written. Shooting its ninth episode Nov. 7.
"Cavemen"
 
Expected to have 12 out of 13 episodes completed; has not received an order for a full season.
"Men in Trees"
 
Has five episodes left over from last season, 10 new episodes shot, four more scripts to shoot; adds up to 19 out of 27 for the season.
"Cashmere Mafia"
 
The premiere has been delayed because of the strike.
"The View"
 
Will continue uninterrupted, according to a spokesman.
"Dirty Sexy Money"
 
Expected have between 11 and 13 episodes completed.
"Brothers & Sisters"
 
Expected to have either 11 or 12 episodes completed.
"Eli Stone"
 
Will have 13 of 13 ordered. Midseason premiere date is undetermined.
CBS  
"CSI: Miami"
 
Will have 13 out of 24 episodes completed.
"Criminal Minds"
 
Will have 12 of 22 episodes completed.
"Moonlight"
 
Expected to have 11 out of 12 episodes completed; has not received an order for a full season.
"Cane"
 
Expected to complete all 13 episodes; has not yet received an order for a full season.
"Jericho"
 
Will have seven of seven episodes.
NBC    
"The Office"
 
Production has been shut down, and fresh episodes will be off the air in a week. They have four hourlong episodes and four half-hour episodes (so 12 half hours total) out of a 30-episode order.
"My Name is Earl"
 
Has 13 out of 13 episodes completed.
"Law & Order: SVU"
 
14 of 22 episodes completed.
"Medium"
 
Will have nine of 22 episodes completed.
"30 Rock"
 
Has nine out of 22 episodes completed, with several days of shooting for the 10th episode scheduled for this week.
"Friday Night Lights"
 
Expected to complete 15 of 22 episodes.
"Scrubs"
 
Expected to complete 12 of 18 episodes.
"Journeyman"
 
Expected to complete 13 of 13 episodes; has not yet received an order for a full season.
CW    
"Everybody Hates Chris"
 
Expected to complete 22 of 22 episodes.
"Gossip Girl"
 
Expected to complete 13 of 22 episodes.
"Supernatural"
 
Has 10-12 episodes completed;
Those shows also have roughly five scripts that are ready to shoot.
"America's Next Top Model," "Beauty and the Geek" and new shows such as "Crowned" (the mother-daughter beauty contest)
 
Three of a number of reality shows that have already been ordered up, meaning they are covered for the rest of the season
Fox    
"24"
 
Will have eight or nine out of 24 episodes completed. Originally scheduled for January, now premiere is delayed.
"Back to You"
 
Will have nine episodes completed out of 24 total episodes ordered.
"K-Ville"
 
Will have 10 of 13 episodes completed.
USA    
"In Plain Sight"
 
New show, episodes are nearly wrapped
"Psych" and "Monk"
 
Enough scripts in hand to guarantee a full second half of each season
"Law and Order: Criminal Intent"
 
Enough for first half of the season (10); the second half (12) will be affected (meaning not enough scripts to guarantee production start as scheduled.)
"Burn Notice"
 
Scheduled to start production of Season 2 in January
"Starter Wife"
 
Scheduled to start production in March
Sci-Fi    
"Stargate Atlantis"
 
Expected to go on as scheduled.
"Battlestar Galactica"
 
Has 10 hours of episodes, plus a two hour movie to air this Fall.
"Eureka"
 
Will be affected.
FX    
"Thirty Days"
 
Completed, not expected to be affected.
"Nip/Tuck"
 
5th season, the 22 episodes were planned for two cycles: 14 to run from now to February and eight next year. All 14 in the first cycle have been written. So, only the second cycle could be affected.
"The Shield"
 
The final season is written, no date set for airing.
"The Riches"
 
Seven of 13 are written, reportedly good through Dec. 10
"Dirt"
 
Production is underway, and it could be affected.
"Rescue Me"
 
Its fifth season, just announced, would be affected since production is expected to start in early '08.
"Damages"
 
No word yet on whether it would be picked up
HBO  
"Entourage" and
"Big Love"  
Are currently in the writing stages and were scheduled to air in the summer of 2008.
"True Blood" and
"12 Miles of Bad Road"  
Have begun production.
"The Wire"
 
Completed and will air as scheduled.
"In Treatment"
 
New series will air as scheduled.
Showtime  
"Dexter," "Weeds,"
"Californication" and
"Brotherhood" 
Have ended or will be ending their season runs.
"The Tudors"
 
Second season returns in late March, completed production Nov. 1 on 12 episodes.
A new Tracey Ullman series
 
Five-episode series is shot.

Thanks Paulette!

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