Your Guide to Fall Finale and Winter Return Dates

Many of your favorite TV shows soon will be embarking on a brief winter hiatus. (Case in point: The doctors of Grey’s and The CW’s vampires and witches have already gone on holiday.) But don’t fret, they’ll (almost) all be back — in 2012. To help you get started on your countdowns, TVLine offers this handy list of fall finales and return dates.

We’ll be updating this alphabetical list as the networks make more details available, so be sure to bookmark this page and check back often! UPDATE: Our full January premieres/return calendar is now available here!

90210 | Fall Finale: Dec. 6 | Return Date: Jan. 17

The Amazing Race | Season Finale: Dec. 11

America’s Next Top Model | Season Finale: Dec. 7

American Dad | Winter Finale: Dec. 11 | Return Date: Jan. 8

The Biggest Loser | Season Finale: Dec.13 | Return Date: Jan. 3

Bones | Fall Winter Finale: Dec. 15 Jan. 12 | Return Date: Spring

Chuck | Two-Hour Series Finale: Jan. 27

The Cleveland Show | Winter Finale: Dec. 11 | Return Date: Jan. 8

Community | Fall Finale: Dec. 8 | Return Date: TBA

CSI: NY | Fall Finale: Dec. 2 | Return Date: Jan. 6 (unofficial)

Dancing With the Stars | Season Finale: Nov. 22 | Return Date: March 19

Family Guy | Winter Finale: Dec. 11 | Return Date: Jan. 8

Fringe | Fall Finale: Nov. 18 | Return Date: Jan. 13

Glee | Fall Finale: Dec.13 | Return Date: Jan. 17 | Winter Finale: Feb. 21

Gossip Girl | Fall Finale: Dec. 5 | Return Date: Jan. 16

Grey’s Anatomy | Fall Finale: Aired Nov. 10 | Return Date: Jan. 5

Harry’s Law | Fall Finale: Dec. 7 | Return Date: March 4

Hart of Dixie | Fall Finale: Dec. 5 | Return Date: Jan. 23

House | Fall Finale: Nov. 28 | Return Date: Jan. 23

How I Met Your Mother | Fall Finale: Dec. 5 | Return Date: Jan. 2

I Hate My Teenage Daughter | Series Debut: Nov. 30 | Winter Finale: Dec. 21

Kitchen Nightmares | Fall Finale: Nov. 18 | Return Date: Jan. 13

Keep Track of All of This Fall’s Full-Season Pick-ups and Cancellations

Law & Order: SVU | Fall Finale: Dec. 7 | Return Date: Jan. 11

NCIS | Fall Finale: Dec. 13 | Return Date: Jan. 3 (unofficial)

NCIS: Los Angeles | Fall Finale: Dec. 13 | Return Date: Jan. 3 (unofficial)

New Girl | Winter Finale: Dec. 13 | Return Date: Jan. 17

Nikita | Fall Finale: Dec. 2 | Return Date: Jan. 6

The Office | Fall Finale: Dec. 8 | Return Date: Jan. 12

Once Upon a Time | Fall Finale: Dec. 11 | Return Date: Jan. 8 (unofficial)

Parenthood | Fall Finale: Nov. 29 | Return Date: Jan. 3 | Season Finale: Feb. 28

Parks and Recreation | Fall Finale: Dec. 8 | Return Date: Jan. 12

Prime Suspect | Season Finale: Dec. 15

Private Practice | Fall Finale: Nov. 17 | Return Date: Jan. 5

Psych | Fall Finale: Dec. 14 | Return Date: February

Revenge | Fall Finale: Dec. 7 | Return Date: Jan. 4 (unofficial)

Raising Hope | Winter Finale: Dec. 13 | Return Date: Jan. 17

Ringer | Fall Finale: Nov. 29 | Return Date: Jan. 31

The Secret Circle | Fall Finale: Aired Nov. 10 | Return Date: Jan. 5

The Simpsons | Winter Finale: Dec. 11 | Return Date: Jan. 8

The Sing-Off | Season Finale: Nov. 28

Supernatural | Fall Finale: Dec. 2 | Return Date: Jan. 6

Survivor: South Pacific | Season Finale: Dec. 18

Terra Nova | Season Finale: Dec. 19

Up All Night | Fall Finale: Dec. 7 | Return Date: Jan. 12

The Vampire Diaries | Fall Finale: Aired Nov. 10 | Return Date: Jan. 5

The Walking Dead | Fall Finale: Nov. 27 | Return Date: Feb. 12

Whitney | Fall Finale: Dec. 8 | Return Date: Jan. 11

The X Factor | Season Finale: Dec. 22 | American Idol Season 11 Premiere: Jan. 18

Once again, with feeling: We’ll be updating this partial list as the networks make more dates available, so be sure to bookmark this page and check back often!