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January TV series, season & winter premiere schedule

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)

Tuesday, Jan. 10
8 | "Shipping Wars," A&E (series premiere)
8 | "Dance Moms," Lifetime (season premiere)
8 | "American Experience," PBS (season 24 premiere)
9 | "The Game," BET (season 5 premiere)
9 | "24 Hour Catwalk," Lifetime (series premiere)
9 | "Tabatha Takes Over," Bravo (series premiere)
9:30 | "Let's Stay Together," BET (season 2 premiere)

Wednesday, Jan. 11
7 | "One Tree Hill," CW (final season premiere)
7 | "People's Choice Award," CBS (special)
7 | "Whitney," NBC (season continues)
7:30 | "Are You There, Chelsea?" NBC (series premiere)
8 | "Harry's Law," NBC (season continues)
8 | "Ghost Hunters," Syfy (season premiere)
8 | "Rock Center with Brian Williams," NBC (new timeslot premiere)
8 | "Amazing Eats," Travel Channel (series premiere)
8 | "Only in America with Larry the Cable Guy," History (season 2 premiere)
9 | "Law & Order: SVU," NBC (season continues)
9 | "Face Off," Syfy (season 2 premiere)
9 | "American Restoration," History (season continues)
9 | "Greatest Tank Battles," Military (season 2 premiere) 
9 | "Combat Cash," Discovery (series premiere)
9 | "Dale con Ganas," Univision (series premiere)

Thursday, Jan. 12
7 | "The Big Bang Theory," CBS (season continues)
7 | "30 Rock," NBC (season 6 premiere)
7:30 | "Rob!" CBS (series premiere)
7:30 | "Parks & Recreation," NBC (season continues)
8 | "Person of Interest," CBS (season continues)
8 | "The Finder," Fox (series premiere)
8 | "The Office," NBC (season continues)
8:30 | "Up All Night," NBC (new time period premiere)
9 | "The Mentalist," CBS (season continues)
9 | "The Firm," NBC (time period premiere)

Friday, Jan. 13
7 | "Kitchen Nightmares," Fox (season continues)
7 | "Frenemies," Disney (movie premiere)
8 | "Fringe," Fox (season continues)
8 | "Grimm," NBC (season continues)
8 | "Sweet Home Alabama," CMT (season premiere)
9 | "Real Time with Bill Maher," HBO (season premiere)

Saturday, Jan. 14
7 | "A Taste of Romance," Hallmark (movie premiere)
8 | "The Fades," BBC America (series premiere)
8 | "Collision Earth," Syfy (movie premiere)
9 | "The Nerdist," BBC America (special)

Sunday, Jan. 15
6 | "60 Minutes," CBS (season continues)
7 | "Golden Globe Awards," NBC (special)
7 | "Undercover Boss," CBS (season premiere)
7:30 | "Napoleon Dynamite," Fox (series premiere)

Monday, Jan. 16
7 | "Gossip Girl," CW (season continues)
7 | "Alcatraz," Fox (series premiere)
7 | "Heat Seekers," Food (season premiere)
7 | "Betty White's 90th Birthday: A Tribute to America's Golden Girl," NBC (special)
7 | "Oprah and the Legendary Cast of 'Roots' 35 Years Later," OWN (special)
7:30 | "Betty White's Off Their Rockers," NBC (series sneak peek)
8 | "Being Human," Syfy (season 2 premiere)
9 | "Lost Girl," Syfy (series premiere)

Tuesday, Jan. 17
7 | "90210," CW (season continues)
7 | "Glee," Fox (season continues)
8 | "Remodeled," CW (series premiere)
8 | "New Girl," Fox (season continues)
8:30 | "Raising Hope," Fox (season continues)
9 | "Justified," FX (season 3 premiere)
9 | "Southland," TNT (season premiere)
9 | "White Collar," USA (season premiere)
9 | "Ink Master," Spike TV (series premiere)

Wednesday, Jan. 18
7 | "American Idol," Fox (season premiere part 1)
8 | "Criminal Minds," CBS (season continues)
9 | "Mistresses," BBC America (season 3 premiere)
9 | "CSI," CBS (season continues)
9 | "Royal Pains," USA (season premiere)
9 | "Inside Nature's Giants," PBS (4-part miniseries premiere; check local listings)

Thursday, Jan. 19
7 | "American Idol," Fox (season premiere part 2)
9 | "Archer," FX (season 3 premiere)
9:30 | "Unsupervised," FX (series premiere)

Friday, Jan. 20
7 | "Shark Tank," ABC (season 3 premiere)
8:30 | "On Freddie Roach," HBO (series premiere)
9 | "Swanderosa," CMT (series premiere)

Saturday, Jan. 21
7 | "Drew Peterson: Untouchable," Lifetime (movie premiere)
8:30 | "My Big Redneck Vacation," CMT (series premiere)
9 | "Scorned: Love Kills," I.D. (series premiere)

Sunday, Jan. 22
7 | "Secrets of the Manor House," PBS (series premiere)

Monday, Jan. 23
7 | "House," Fox (season continues)
8 | "Hart of Dixie," CW (season continues)
8 | "Alcatraz," Fox (time period premiere)
9 | "Bizarre Foods America." Travel Channel (season 5 premiere)

Tuesday, Jan. 24
8 | "Joan & Melissa: Joan Knows Best?" WEtv (season 2 premiere)
8 | "All-Star Dealers," Discovery (series premiere)

Wednesday, Jan. 25
8 | "Touch," Fox (series preview)
9 | "The Challenge," MTV (season premiere)

Thursday, Jan. 26
9 | "Fat Chef," Food (series premiere)
10 | "Inside Comedy," Showtime (season premiere)

Friday, Jan. 27
9 | "Spartacus: Vengeance," Starz (season 2 premiere)
9 | "Bering Sea Gold," Discovery (series premiere)

Saturday, Jan. 28
7 | "Goodnight For Justice: The Measure of a Man," Hallmark (movie premiere)
8 | "Swamp Volcano," Syfy (movie premiere)
8 | "The Pregnancy Project," Lifetime (movie premiere)

Sunday, Jan. 29
7 | "SAG Awards," TNT/TBS (special)
7 | "El Gran Show de los Peques," Univision (series premiere)
8 | "Luck," HBO (series premiere)

Monday, Jan. 30
9 | "RuPaul's Drag Race," Logo (season premiere)

Tuesday, Jan. 31
8 | "Ringer," CW (season continues)
9 | "Tosh.0," Comedy Central (season 4 premiere)
9:30 | "Key & Peele," Comedy Central (series premiere)

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