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January TV series, season & winter premiere schedule

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  • "American Idol" (clockwise from top), "Jersey Shore," "30 Rock," "Spartacus: Vengeance" and "Justified" are among January's premieres.
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January 01, 2012|By Curt Wagner | RedEye

Now that the holidays are (almost) over, you're probably ready for your favorite shows to return as the midseason schedule kicks in. A lot of brand new shows premiere in January as well. So get ready. Here's a list of series, season and winter premiere dates, with new series bolded.

If you noticed that I missed something, please leave me a polite comment in the comments section. What shows are you most looking forward to watching this winter?

Sunday, Jan. 1
7 (all times CT) | "Mob Wives," VH1 (season premiere)
8 | "Rachel vs. Guy: Celebrity Cook-Off," Food Network (series premiere)
8 | "Mama Drama," VH1 (series premiere)
8 | "Oprah's Next Chapter," OWN (series premiere)
9 | "Angry Boys," HBO (series premiere)
10 | "Extreme Clutter," OWN (season premiere)

Monday, Jan. 2
7 | "The Bachelor," ABC (season premiere)
7 | "Pretty Little Liars," ABC Family (season continues)
7 | "How I Met Your Mother," CBS (season continues)
7:30 | "2 Broke Girls," CBS (season continues)
8 | "The Lying Game," ABC Family (season continues)
8 | "Two and a Half Men," CBS (season continues) 
8 | "Hoarders," A&E (season 5 premiere)
8 | "La Que No Podia Amar" ("The One Who Couldn't Love"), Univision (series premiere)
8 | "The Layover," Travel Channel (season continues)
8:30 | "Mike & Molly," CBS (season continues)
9 | "Hawaii Five-0," CBS (season continues)
9 | "It's a Brad, Brad World," Bravo (series premiere)
9 | "Intervention," A&E (season 12 premiere)

Tuesday, Jan. 3
7 | "Last Man Standing," ABC (season continues)
7 | "Switched at Birth," ABC Family (season 2 premiere)
7 | "NCIS," CBS (season continues)
7 | "The Biggest Loser," NBC (season premiere)
7:30 | "Work It," ABC (series premiere)
8 | "Celebrity Wife Swap," ABC (series premiere)
8 | "Jane by Design," ABC Family (series premiere)
8 | "NCIS: LA," CBS (season continues)
9 | "Body of Proof," ABC (season continues)
9 | "Parenthood," NBC (season continues)
9 | "Unforgettable," CBS (season continues)
9 | "Jamie's American Road Trip," BBC America (series premiere)

Wednesday, Jan. 4
7 | "The Middle," ABC (season continues)
7 | "I Get That a Lot," 7 p.m. CBS (special)
7:30 | "Suburgatory," ABC (season continues)
7:30 | "Mobbed," Fox (season premeire)
8 | "Modern Family," ABC (season continues)
8 | "Dog the Bounty Hunter," A&E (season 8 premiere)
8:30 | "Happy Endings," ABC (season continues)
9 | "Revenge," ABC (season continues)
9 | "Steven Seagal: Lawman," A&E (season 3 premiere)

Thursday, Jan. 5
7 | "Winter Wipeout," ABC (season premiere)
7 | "The Vampire Diaries," CW (season continues)
7 | "When Vacations Attack," Travel Channel (season continues)
8 | "Grey's Anatomy," ABC (season continues)
8 | "The Secret Circle," CW (season continues)
8 | "Project Runway All Stars," Lifetime (season premiere)
9 | "Private Practice," ABC (season continues)
9 | "Jersey Shore," MTV (season premiere)
9 | "American Stuffers," Animal Planet (series premiere)
11 | "Delocated," Adult Swim (season 3 premiere)

Friday, Jan. 6
7 | "A Gifted Man," CBS (season continues)
7 | "Nikita," CW (season continues)
8 | "CSI: NY," CBS (season continues)
8 | "Supernatural," CW (season continues)
9 | "Blue Bloods," CBS (season continues)
9 | "Merlin," Syfy (season 4 premiere)
9 | "Portlandia," IFC (season 2 premiere)
9:30 | "The Increasingly Poor Decisions of Todd Margaret," (season 2 premiere)

Saturday, Jan. 7
7 | "COPS," Fox (season premiere)
7 | "Fixing Pete," Hallmark (movie premiere)
8 | "Dog Whisperer," Nat Geo (season premiere)
9 | "Philly Undercover," Nat Geo (series premiere)
10:30 | "Saturday Night Live," NBC (season continues)

Sunday, Jan. 8
7 | "Once Upon a Time," ABC (season continues)
7 | "The Simpsons," Fox (season continues)
7:30 | "The Cleveland Show," Fox (season continues)
8 | "Desperate Housewives," ABC (season continues)
8 | "The Good Wife," CBS (season continues)
8 | "Family Guy," Fox (season continues)
8 | "The Firm," NBC (series premiere)
8 | "Downton Abbey," PBS (season 2 premiere)
8 | "Shameless," Showtime (season 2 premiere)
8 | "Ax Men," History (season 5 premiere)
8:30 | "American Dad," Fox (season continues)
9 | "Pan Am," ABC (season continues)
9 | "CSI: Miami," CBS (season continues)
9 | "Absolutely Fabulous 20th Anniversary," BBC America and Logo (special)
9 | "House of Lies," Showtime (series premiere)
9 | "Cajun Pawn Stars," History (series premiere)
o | "Oprah's Master Class," OWN (series of specials)
9:30 | "Californication," Showtime (season 5 premiere)

Monday, Jan. 9
8 | "First Week In," Discovery (series premiere)
8 | "America's Money Class with Suze Orman," OWN (series premiere)
9 | "Castle," ABC (season continues)
9 | "Philly Undercover," Nat Geo (time period premiere)
9 | "Idina Menzel Live: Barefoot at the Symphony," WTTW (special; PBS, so check local listings)

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