"4 Years, 6 Months, 2 Days" Airs

"4 Years, 6 Months, 2 Days" is the first episode of the fifth season of the television series One Tree Hill, and eighty-ninth episode in total.

The episode premiered on the The CW on January 8, 2008. It became the first episode that has been ordered for mid-season. The episode aired at 8/7C, with the second episode, "Racing Like a Pro", airing straight after. The season then moved to the regular time of 9/8C.

It re-introduced the characters after college, and the characters returned to the fictional town, Tree Hill.

"4 Years, 6 Months, 2 Days" was written by Mark Schwahn, the creator of the television series One Tree Hill. It was also directed by Greg Prange who commonly directs the episodes that Schwahn writes. The episode was released on iTunes and Amazon Unbox as a free download in the US, however it later cost $1.99.

The episode included music from Jackson Waters, The National, Yellowcard, Black Rebel Motorcycle Club and Kelly Clarkson.

One Tree Hill is a teen/young adult television drama which takes place in a small fictional North Carolina town. Created by Mark Schwahn, it premiered on September 23, 2003 on The WB Television Network. The show continued to air on The WB until May 3, 2006, as it was announced that the network would merge with UPN to form The CW Television Network. The fourth season began airing on The CW on September 27, 2006 and the show continues to air on Mondays at 9:00PM Eastern/8:00PM Central. On September 1, 2008, The CW started airing the sixth season of One Tree Hill. The show's interiors are filmed at the EUE/Screen Gems studios in Wilmington, North Carolina and exteriors are filmed in and around Wilmington. On February 25, 2009 The CW renewed One Tree Hill for a seventh season. On May 12, 2009, it was confirmed that Chad Michael Murray and Hilarie Burton will not be returning for the seventh season. On June 8, 2009, it was announced that the seventh season will occur one year into the future from the sixth season finale.