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Poll: What Are You Most Looking Forward to Watching This Winter?

Happy New Year, everyone!

I'm back after a much needed vacation. I hope your holidays were as lovely as mine, which included playing host to some visiting family, a luxurious trip to Napa with my wife, and more screeners than you can shake a TiVo remote at.

Yes, we watched a host of DVDs for new and returning television series, including Shameless, Big Love, Lights Out, Episodes, Justified, V, The Chicago Code, Breaking In, Harry's Law, The Cape, and much more. With the Television Critics Association's Winter Press Tour just a few days away, there's still a lot more to get through before the beginning of the twice-yearly critics' gathering.

But I'm curious to know what you were all up to and what upcoming television you're most looking forward to over the next few weeks? Can't wait for the return of those scaly aliens on V? Looking to head down the pub with the Gallaghers on Showtime's Shameless? Tip your hat at Timothy Olyphant's Raylan Givens on Justified? (Which, just an aside, is already off to an outstanding second season, thanks to some deliciously gripping plots and fantastic performances from Margo Martindale and Jeremy Davies.)

Head to the comments section to discuss and debate what you're most looking forward to (television-wise, anyway) this winter.

Comments

Samantha Hunter said…
Justifed is definitely at the top of the list, but then also In Plain Sight, and White Collar. Love all of these shows. :)

Sam
Anonymous said…
White Collar, Southland and Justified. And I'm curious about Fairly Legal (almost typed Facing Kate ;).
Jason said…
Shameless, Spartacus: Gods of the Arena and Justified. Lots of other good stuff to watch in early 2011... but that's the top 3 for me.
Rebecca said…
Really pumped about the return of V!
Chris Serico said…
Parks and Recreation! (Jabba the Hutt, Jabba the Hutt, Jabba the Hutt, etc.)
TEE said…
I am so excited about Parks and Rec, to me one of the funniest shows on TV and even though I love Community, P&R really is appointment TV for me... I was so irritated with NBC for replacing it with Outsourced and once I saw Outsourced couldn't fathom what they were thinking... The show is funny, smart and probably the most improved from season 1 to 2... I have never seen an episode of Justified but will buy the DVD after hearing so many good things about it...
LizzieJ said…
Just about the entirety of the Masterpiece (PBS) schedule - Downton Abbey, Upstairs Downstairs and Any Human Heart. Oh yeah, and The Bachelor. *cough, cough*
ColumbusRazor said…
I'm so happy that Parks & Rec is returning. That and The Chicago Code are my two must-sees.
Eric said…
Parks and Rec, Lights Out, Justified, Shameless, Fairly Legal.
Sue said…
Justified, White Collar and all of PBS Masterpiece's upcoming schedule - Downton Abbey, Any Human Heart & Upstairs Downstairs.
Anonymous said…
Being Human (US), Fairly Legal, Big Love, the new season of American Idol.
brian kevin said…
While the premise of The Cape might not be very original, few things actually are these days. What I think will make or break the series is the execution of the concept and how well the writers maintain the juxtoposition of the superhero-y aspects with the central character drama of Faraday's character journey.
I'm looking forward to the series, and hope it finds an audience and is able to stick around longer than one season.
Janetta Cumins said…
Looking foward to The Cape Summer Glau rules!! Good luck to you Summer!
Jon88 said…
Based on what PBS did to "Sherlock," I'm looking forward to the DVD release of "Downton Abbey." Why bother watching the broadcast of 90% of the program?
Jon88 said…
Okay, I have just (belatedly) read your other piece on "Downton Abbey." I trust you, and will watch.
David said…
Return of Californication and Big Love.

Premieres of Shameless, Lights Out, Episodes and Chicago Code will all get a few watches out of me to see if any stick.
edatur2011 said…
Cannot wait for the following series to kick-in for 2011:

Tied for #1 -- Justified (Timothy Olyphant) and Supernatural (Jensen Ackles and Jared Padalecki).

Don't care about watching any other programming, thank you.

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