New shows? Check. New seasons? Double check. Returning favorites? Triple check. Whether you’re hooked on reality shows – Mob Wives returned January 1st at 8pm! – or you’re looking to start your week off with a good laugh – 2 Broke Girls returns tonight January 2nd at 8pm with all new episodes! – January is looking to be a great month for the small screen.

                If you’re like most of the women in my life and you’ve been waiting to find out another clue about “A’s” identity, you’ll be glad to know that Pretty Little Liars returns tonight January 2nd at 8pm on ABC Family for their winter season. Following Pretty Little Liars is The Lying Game with all new episodes at 9pm. Have you been missing your favorite broke girl Kat Dennings these last few weeks? Don’t fret – she’ll be returning tonight January 2nd at 8pm on CBS with 2 Broke Girls. I bet you’ve been feeling a little under the weather for a while, haven’t you? There’s a cure for that – Greys Anatomy returns with all new episodes Thursday January 5th at 9pm on ABC. I won’t even ask if the spice in your life has been missing because I already know the answer – but don’t worry I’ll keep it a secret and let you in on one  – Desperate Housewives, the most scandalous wives  to hit the small screen, will be returning Sunday January 8th at 9pm. Also, don’t forget to check in with your favorite parents on Parenthood which is returning to NBC with all new episodes on Tuesday January 3rd.

Hide you hearts ladies, The Bachelor is back again (literally) with an all new season tonight January 2nd at 8pm on ABC. Twists of plot and turns of the heart are sure to arise if history  repeats itself in more ways than one. One of TV’s biggest wins – The Biggest Loser – is also returning to us with a new season starting January 3rd at 8pm on NBC. Don’t forget to GTL – Jersey Shore coming back to the shore on MTV Thursday January 5th with a brand new season of what I am sure will be nothing less than entertaining shenanigans.

Hello, new shows! January is ringing in the year – and winter TV season – with a new batch of comedies and dramas. Rob! (Starring Rob Schneider) – a spicy comedy about fitting in with the in-laws – premiers January 12th at 8:30pm on CBS. Attention former “Bosom Buddies” fans!  ABC is premiering their new comedy Work It– a show with a slight nod to Bosom Buddies” Tuesday January 3rd at 8:30pm. We all remember high school as one of two ways – amazing or slightly less than amazing. But do any of us remember trying to manage high school with a mistaken identity? ABC Family is bringing just the right about of drama and comedy to their Tuesday night line up with Jane By Design starting January 3rd at 9pm. We’re never too old for cartoons, right? Of course not, especially since the hilarious Napoleon Dynamite is now a cartoon premiering Sunday January 15th at 8:30pm!

Remote? Check. Popcorn and other various goodies? Check. Laughter, scandal, cat fights and heartfelt moments? Check check and CHECK. Whether you’re settling in for the night, or are having your DVR capture this month’s new episodes, seasons and series – the forecast for January’s TV lineup is shaping up to be very favorable.