Judge Elizabeth Allen White announced her decision on Monday after the 12-person jury returned to court unable to reach a decision. Last week, the jury told the judge it was deadlocked in an 8-4 decision. On Monday, the jury foreman indicated the split was in Sheridan's favor, according to Deadline. Lawyers for both sides of the case say they plan to seek a new trial.
Sheridan claims she was wrongfully fired from Desperate Housewives after she claimed that creator Marc Cherry hit her. Last week, the judge dropped the battery charge against Cherry.
A meeting to determine a retrial date has been set for April 13.