It's that time of year again! You know, the time that we all lose our winter weight by sitting in front of the television. Via Kristin from E!, here are the return dates of some of your favorite television shows. (Asterisks denote geek-worthy premieres.)
Sunday, Jan. 4: Brothers & Sisters (ABC), Desperate Housewives (ABC)
Tuesday, Jan. 6: Scrubs (ABC)
Thursday, Jan. 8: 30 Rock (NBC)***, Grey's Anatomy (ABC), My Name Is Earl (NBC), The Office (NBC), Private Practice (ABC), Ugly Betty (ABC)
Friday, Jan. 9: Monk (USA), Psych (USA)
Sunday, Jan. 11: 24 (Fox)
Monday, Jan. 12: The Big Bang Theory (CBS)***, How I Met Your Mother (CBS), Samantha Who? (ABC)
Tuesday, Jan. 13: American Idol (Fox -- dear God...)
Thursday, Jan. 15: Bones (Fox -- remember, Bones moves to THURSDAYS), CSI (CBS)
Friday, Jan. 16: Battlestar Galactica (Sci Fi)***, Friday Night Lights (NBC)
Sunday, Jan. 18: Big Love (HBO), Family Guy (Fox), Flight of the Conchords (HBO)***, King of the Hill (Fox), Secret Diary of a Call Girl (Showtime), The Simpsons (Fox), United States of Tara (Showtime)
Monday, Jan. 19: House (Fox -- remember, House moves to MONDAYS)
Tuesday, Jan. 20: Fringe (Fox)
Wednesday, Jan. 21: Lost (ABC -- two-hour premiere)***
Monday, Feb. 2: Chuck (NBC -- 3-D episode, say what?)***, Heroes, Vol. IV: Fugitives (NBC)
Friday, Feb. 13: Dollhouse (Fox -- solution for you Sci-Fi fans, watch Dollhouse but TiVo BSG because you'll want to rewatch those episodes)***, Terminator (Fox)
Sunday, March 8: Breaking Bad (AMC)
Tuesday, March 24: Cupid (ABC -- Rob Marshall of Veronica Mars fame)
To Be Determined:
Amy Poehler, Beyond Thunderdome premieres on NBC in April.
Life returns to NBC in February.
My Boys returns to TBS in the spring.
Prison Break and 'Til Death return to Fox in the spring.
Rescue Me returns to FX in March or April.
The Tudors returns to Showtime in April.