Glenn Close, Damages

Already worrying about the long, cold winter months ahead? Well, FX has released the premiere dates for two of its hottest shows, sure to keep you warm.

The sophomore season of the Emmy-winning series Damages returns on Wednesday, Jan. 7 at 10 pm/ET with 13 new episodes. One night earlier (on Jan. 6), the fifth season of Nip/Tuck continues at 10 pm.

Damages will pick up with the turbulent life of Patty Hewes (Emmy winner Glenn Close), who after her unprecedented victory over billionaire Arthur Frobisher (Ted Danson) is pondering her next move. William Hurt joins the cast as Daniel Purcell, a man from Patty's mysterious past who will launch her into a new legal challenge.  Oh, and Patty's protégé Ellen (Rose Byrne) is acting as an informant for the FBI to bring Patty down. Academy Award winner Marcia Gay Harden and Timothy Olyphant also join the cast this season.

Nip/Tuck resumes with Sean (Dylan Walsh) and Christian (Julian McMahon) in L.A., and their practice faces an unexpected medical crisis. Love is also in the air, as Christian decides to settle down while Sean's vulnerability leads him into a new relationship.

Which show are you most excited to watch again?