Credit: Dale Berman

Airing Sunday 12/13

Compelling. Surprising. Affecting. Those adjectives don't usually describe the shenanigans of TV's shallowest reality family, but even Kardashian bashers will soak up the drama that surrounds sisters Kim, Khloe and Kourtney in season four's ratcheted-up opener. A sampling: Lovelorn Kim laments, "I feel like the world is over!" while new bride Khloe calls Scott Disick, Kourtney's baby daddy, a "deadbeat." Plus, their mom, Kris, is as nutty as ever. (E!, 10 P.M.)