Hoarders, 9 p.m. A&E: A man's shoe-repair business fails, so he hoards all his supplies in his house. Talk about bringing your work home with you.
SERIES PREMIERE The Following, 9 p.m., Fox: A burned-out FBI agent comes out of retirement when the serial killer he put away escapes from prison. It's part Red Dragon and part Silence of the Lambs, but this time with Kevin Bacon! Does TV count for Six Degrees?
SERIES PREMIERE The Taste, 8 p.m., ABC: Anthony Bourdain, Nigella Lawson, Ludo Lefebvre and Brian Malarkey shepherd both amateurs and pros through a series of culinary challenges.
SERIES PREMIERE Wild Things With Dominic Monaghan, 10 p.m., BBC America: Depending on your degree of nerdiness, you either feel like a hobbit or a drowned guy from Lost is showing you creatures you're really glad you're not standing anywhere near.
SERIES PREMIERE Kimora: House of Fab, 9 p.m., Style: Kimora Lee Simmons leads her online fashion service into the future, when people will learn what the heck an online fashion service is. Oh, don't act like you know what that is.
Top Chef: Seattle, 10 p.m., Bravo: A fried chicken dinner at Tom Colicchio's house sounds like possibly the best possible fried chicken dinner in the world. North of the Mason-Dixon, anyway.
Winter X Games, 3 p.m., ESPN: Coverage of a bunch of snowsports 99 percent of us don't know anything about begins tonight and continues through Sunday. Twenty hours of snowboarding and superpipe? We need to avoid hockey with some other sport, so bring it on!
SEASON PREMIERE Project Runway, 9 p.m., Lifetime: Zac Posen replaces Michael Kors. In other words, we stop watching after 10 seasons.
Infested!, 9 p.m., Animal Planet: A Florida woman's filthy neighbors move away, but their rats are coming over to visit her house. Boy, our old neighbor lady sure did complain a lot.
Ghost Adventures, 9 p.m., Travel: The gang goes to some fairly exotic locales around the globe, including caves in England where pagans used to hold orgies. Wow, these ghosts really did have a lot of adventures.
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