It's been a little while -- in some cases, a long while -- since your favorite shows have been on the air, but that's about to change in a big way. When the calendar turns to 2012, viewers will be hit with a barrage of returning shows, some of which have only been off the air for a few weeks, and others which are just starting new seasons.
To help get you ready for the coming onslaught, here's what you can look for on a bunch of your favorite veteran series when they return in 2012. (All times in the following slides are Eastern/Pacific.)
Midseason premiere dates