December 5, 2008
What: The 800-pound gorilla of reality TV. If you don't know what this is, you haven't been paying attention.
Who: Simon Cowell
When: January 13
Why: Like you can avoid it. Besides, don't you want to see how new judge Kara DioGuardi affects the balance of power ont he juding table? Will she bring a new era of peace among the judges, or will she ratchet up the crazy?