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One more season for 'One Tree Hill'

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The CW series One Tree Hill is set to begin its ninth and final season in January. The drama series will have 13 more episodes which are expected to address the fates of characters such as Brooke and Julian. The show stars Sophia Bush, Bethany Joy Galeotti, James Lafferty, Robert Buckley and Austin Nichols. The show is about the relationship between two half-brothers in the fictional North Carolina town of Tree Hill. It initially aired on the WB before being moved to the CW in 2006. The network announced in May that the show’s run was coming to an end. Hill’s final season will be followed by the premiere of the new reality series Remodeled. New episodes of The Vampire Diaries and The Secret Circle are also set to begin airing Thursday, Jan. 5. Nikita and Supernatural will begin airing new episodes the following evening. The first of the final episodes of Hill is set to air Jan. 11.