If it weren't for zombies, foul-mouthed cartoon kids, and shirtless warrior slaves, people would be huddled around a warm plasma screen on those cold winter's nights just taking in reality show after reality show. The most anticipated midseason show -- as determined by searches on Yahoo! -- is "Dancing With the Stars," but Season 14 is a hop, skip, and a three-month fox trot away. Then there are the favorite standbys: "The Amazing Race," "Teen Mom," and "American Idol."
While those reap the most online attention, there are some upcoming gems -- both reality and fictional -- where the buzz is accelerating mighty fast. Consider tinkering with the DVR options to include these shows, coming very soon to a channel near you:
1. "Celebrity Wife Swap" (ABC, January 3). Doesn't Hollywood already do wife swaps? The ante is upped with the celebrity -- or notoriety -- angle. Possibly the most mind-blowing exchange so surreal that this would air in both reality and alternate realities: theRead More »from Get a Sneak Peek at the Buzziest Midseason Shows