TV Fan Personality: 3 Types

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Chances are, you know your shoe size, astrological sign, Social Security number, skin type, bra size, blood type, age, bedpost notches, favorite ice cream flavor and favorite Flavor Flav moment.

But you don't know anything about yourself, my friend, until you know one soul-defining characteristic: your TV Fan Type!

What's that? You've never heard of your TFT? Well, allow me to guide you toward a whole new enlightened state of couch-hugging consciousness!

We, the TV Fan species, have deeply ingrained preferences that lead us to gravitate toward certain TV shows and away from others. If you love CSI, chances are, you hated Yes, Dear. If you love The Office, chances are, you hated Yes, Dear. Okay, so maybe that wasn't the best example, but what I'm trying to say is that most TV viewers have a well-defined TV palate toward a certain type of programming—Battlestar, not Bachelor; Arrested Development, not Cops—and knowing your TV Fan Type can be very useful in determining what to watch for the new season.

Sure, TV critics can drone on and on about which shows you'll love best, but the truth is no one knows you like you. That's why we've cooked up this little quiz to help you figure out your TFT.

Here's how it works: Take the test, write down your answers, get your result and then tune in to E! on Friday at 6 p.m. for my first-ever fall TV preview television special! We'll show you everything you need to know about the shows you should watch, depending on your very special, scientifically assigned TV type! It's magic, no?

1. Who is your favorite Ugly Betty babe?

A. Betty Suarez
B. Amanda Tanen
C. Christina McKinney

2. Which talk-show host turns you on the most?

A. Conan O'Brien
B. Oprah Winfrey
C. Ellen DeGeneres

3. What's your favorite TV crime-solving technique?

A. Cold, hard forensic science (CSI)
B. Personal power of persuasion (The Closer)
C. Communing with the spirits (Medium)

4. You're most likely to go ape-shiz over:

A. A Battlestar Galactica reference by Dwight Schrute
B. A Charlie Sheen shirtless scene on Two and a Half Men
C. A pickup line from How I Met Your Mother's Barney Stinson

5. Your ideal date is:

A. Playing World of Warcraft with a witty new Web friend
B. Enjoying a candlelight dinner with a sexy doctor
C. Going base-jumping with your new honey

6. Last season, your favorite night of TV was:

A. Thursday, because The Office is hilarious, hello?!
B. Thursday, 'cause Grey’s Anatomy’s on, duhhh…
C. Thursday, 'cause CSI and Survivor are so freaking awesome

7. My favorite TV couple has to be:

A. Starbuck and Apollo
B. Meredith and Derek
C. Lorelai and Luke

8. Your TV dream date is:

A. Hiro Nakamura or Temperance Brennan
B. Daniel Meade or Izzie Stevens
C. Gregory House or Liz Lemon

9. Your favorite Friends were:

A. Ross and Chandler
B. Rachel and Monica
C. Joey and Phoebe

10. Best TV catchphrase:

A. "Did I do that?"
B. "Welcome to the O.C., bitch!"
C. "Here it is, your moment of Zen..." 

Now, tally up to see which letter you wrote down most often.

TV Fan Personality: Geek

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If you had mostly A's, your TV Fan Type is GEEK. Your best bets for new shows are:

1. Chuck (NBC, Sept. 24)
2. Reaper (CW, Sept. 25)
3. Bionic Woman (NBC, Sept. 26)
4. The Big Bang Theory (CBS, Sept. 24)

TV Fan Personality: Chic

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If you had mostly B's, your TV Fan Type is CHIC. Your best bets for new shows are:

1. Samantha Who? (ABC, Oct. 15)
2. Dirty Sexy Money (ABC, Sept. 26)
3. Private Practice (ABC, Sept. 26)
4. Women’s Murder Club (ABC, Oct. 12)
5. Gossip Girl (CW, Sept. 19)
6. Cane (CBS, Sept. 25)

TV Fan Personality: Unique

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If you had mostly C's, your TV Fan Type is UNIQUE. Your best bets for new shows are:

1. Pushing Daisies (ABC, Oct. 3)
2. Aliens in America (CW, Oct. 1)
3. Carpoolers (ABC, Oct. 2)
4. Back to You (Fox)
5. K-Ville (Fox, Sept. 17)

E! Entertainment Special

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So, tune in Fri., Sept. 7 at 6 p.m.; Sat., Sept. 7 at 8:30 a.m.; Sun., Sept. 9 at 9:30 a.m.; or Mon., Sept. 10 at 9 a.m. for E!'s Sizzling Fall TV Preview and enjoy sneak previews of fall's best new shows!

Now, feel free to make a looove—or friendship!—connection with your fellow TFT's in the Comments section below.

I'll get it started. I'm a half-Geek, half-Unique girl who loves puppies, soup and sunset strolls on the beach...

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