LOS ANGELES (thefutoncritic.com) -- USA is pushing the new season of "Law & Order: Criminal Intent" to 2009, network sources have confirmed this morning.
Previously set to return on Friday, November 7 at 9:00/8:00c, season eight will now roll out early next year.
The news marks the second time the cable channel has shifted "Intent's" return date. USA originally announced the series would return on Thursday, November 6 at 10:00/9:00c (read the story) before opting to use it as a lead-in to "The Starter Wife" on Friday nights.
No reason was given for any of the aforementioned changes.