Seven Underrated Shows to Watch This Winter

Cult shows and soon-to-be new favorites return to small screen this season.

BySheila Marikar
January 13, 2009, 4:28 PM

Jan. 22, 2009 — -- Given up on getting a new job? Lost the will to lose the love handles?

Here's a resolution that's easy to keep:

Watch better TV in 2009.

While a host of tried-and-true favorites returns to the small screen this winter ("American Idol," "Lost," "24"), there's also a batch of not-so-well-known shows deserving of Tivo time. These are the cult hits that lend themselves to marathons via late-night Blockbuster runs, On Demand abuse, online streaming and sometimes all of the above.

Below, check out seven underdogs debuting or returning to television this season:

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