'30 Rock' Season 6 Premiere: How Liz Lemon Spent Her Christmas (VIDEO)

12/22/2011 11:41 am ET

"30 Rock" is no stranger to Christmas-themed episodes ... except for Season 6. The show returns to NBC just a few weeks after the holidays (Thurs., Jan. 12 at 8 p.m. EST), but EW has a sneak peek at the premiere. The audience may not see Liz Lemon's (Tina Fey) drunken holiday exploits this season, but they will certainly hear about them.

"I know exactly how your holidays were," Jack (Alec Baldwin) tells Liz in the clip. "You took the train to your parents house. On Christmas Eve you forgot that eggnog has alcohol in it and got into a shoving match with your aunt about who puts the star on top of the tree."

In Liz's defense, it was her turn.

When "30 Rock" kicks off, Liz will have a new man in her life. "Liz is completely re-energized," Fey said in a new NBC promo. The reason? She has a hot new boyfriend played by James Marsden.

"She's trying to loosen up a little bit by dating somebody who is a little more laid-back," Marsden said. "That could either be good for her or ultimately bad for her."

Other Season 6 guest stars lined up for the first few episodes include Kelsey Grammer, Denise Richards, Will Arnett and Kristen Schaal.

WATCH: "30 Rock" Season 6 sneak peek.

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