WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 30
"ONE TREE HILL" � (8:00-9:00 p.m. ET)
"Now You Lift Your Eyes to the Sun" (TV-PG, D) (HDTV)
SOPHIA BUSH DIRECTS THE EPISODE � Haley (Bethany Joy Galeotti) returns to the stage and Brooke (Sophia Bush) receives life-changing news. Meanwhile, Dan Scott (Paul Johannson) returns to Tree Hill much to the chagrin of Nathan (James Lafferty), who is about to sign a new NBA contract with the help of his agent Clay (Robert Buckley). Austin Nichols, Shantel VanSanten, Lee Norris and Jackson Brundage also star. Sophia Bush directed the episode written by Karin Gist (#709).