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Friday, January 04, 2019 1:00 am

Winter television premiere calendar

COREY MCMAKEN | The Journal Gazette


Some stand-alone programming:

• Golden Globes, 8 p.m. Sunday on NBC

• “Rent Live,” 7 p.m. Jan. 27 on Fox

• Super Bowl LII, 6 p.m. Feb. 3 on CBS

• Grammy Awards, 8 p.m. Feb. 10 on CBS

• Academy Awards, 8 p.m. Feb. 24 on ABC

Santa has returned to the North Pole and the strains of “Auld Lang Syne” have faded. Now starts that long, cold stretch where we just want to curl up under a blanket.

There are a lot of things going on in the city – stage productions, art shows, concerts and even a couple winter festivals are coming up. But when you're home, there will be plenty of new programs on the television to keep you entertained.

Here are some of the series debuting in the next couple of months. Information has been included with new series. The schedule is subject to change.


“The Bachelor,” 8 p.m. on ABC

America's Got Talent: The Champions,” 8 p.m. on NBC – Top acts from versions of the show around the world compete.


“Ellen's Game of Games,” 8 p.m. on NBC

“Lindsay Lohan's Beach Club,” 8 p.m. on MTV – The actress opens a club in Mykonos, Greece, in this reality series.

Finding Your Roots,” 8 p.m. on PBS

Good Trouble,” 9 p.m. on Freeform – A spinoff of “The Fosters,” which finds two young women out on their own.

“Project Blue Book,” 10 p.m. on History


“Schooled,” 8:30 p.m. on ABC – A spinoff of “The Goldbergs” set in the 1990s.

“Match Game,” 10 p.m. on ABC

“You're the Worst,” 10 p.m. on FXX

The Dictator's Playbook,” 10 p.m. on PBS – A look at how a series of dictators helped shape the 20th century.


“Brooklyn Nine-Nine,” 9 p.m. on NBC (moves from Fox)

“Fam,” 9:30 p.m. on CBS – In this comedy, a woman's perfect world is upset when her sister moves in.

Jan. 11

“Friends From College,” Netflix

“Sex Education,” Netflix – A teen with a sex therapist for a mother sets up a clinic at school.

“Informer,” Amazon – A British-Pakistani man is turned into an informer.

“Future Man,” Hulu

Jan. 13

“True Detective,” 9 p.m. on HBO

“Victoria,” 9 p.m. on PBS

Jan. 14

“The Passage,” 9 p.m. on Fox – A dangerous virus is tested at a secret facility in this thriller.

Jan. 15

“Roswell, New Mexico,” 9 p.m. on The CW – A woman discovers her crush from high school is really an alien.

“Drunk History,” 10 p.m. on Comedy Central

“Temptation Island,” 10 p.m. on USA Network – Dating couples spend time in Maui among a cast of singles to test if they are meant to be together.

“Teachers,” 10 p.m. on TV Land

“Corporate,” 10:30 p.m. on Comedy Central

Jan. 16

“Deadly Class,” 10 p.m. on Syfy – A teenager is sent to a private academy with members of the world's top crime families.

“Schitt's Creek,” 10 p.m. on Pop

Jan. 17

“Star Trek: Discovery,” CBS All Access

“Lip Sync Battle,” Paramount Network

Jan. 18

“Carmen Sandiego,” Netflix – An animated series following the globe-trotting thief as she uses her talents for a good cause.

“The Punisher,” Netflix

“Grace and Frankie,” Netflix

Jan. 19

“Dynasties,” 9 p.m. on BBC America

Jan. 20

“Shameless,” 9 p.m. on Showtime

“Black Monday,” 10 p.m. on Showtime – A comedy spinning out of the worst stock market crash in history.

“Crashing,” 10 p.m. on HBO

“High Maintenance,” 10:30 p.m. on HBO

“SMILF,” 10:30 p.m. on Showtime

Jan. 21

“Big Brother: Celebrity Edition,” 8 p.m. on CBS

Jan. 23

“The Magicians,” 9 p.m on Syfy

“Suits,” 10 p.m. on USA Network

Jan. 24

“Conversations with a Killer: The Ted Bundy Tapes,” Netflix – A documentary series.

“Broad City,” 10 p.m. on Comedy Central

“The Other Two,” 10:30 p.m. on Comedy Central

Jan. 25

“The Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt,” Netflix

“Black Earth Rising,” Netflix – Limited thriller series centering on the prosecution of war crimes.

“Strike Back,” 10 p.m. on Cinemax

Jan. 28

“I Am the Night,” 9 p.m. on TNT – This limited series follows a woman looking for answers about her past.

Feb. 1

“Russian Doll,” Netflix – A woman is caught in a loop, reliving the same party.

“Agatha Christie's The ABC Murders,” Amazon – Hercule Poirot investigates letters threatening murder.

Feb. 5

“American Soul,” 9 p.m. on BET

Feb. 8

“One Day at a Time,” Netflix

“PEN15,” Hulu – A comedy set in middle school.

Feb. 10

“The Walking Dead,” 9 p.m. on AMC

Feb. 15

“The Umbrella Academy,” Netflix – A number of babies are born to women who were not pregnant.

“Proven Innocent,” 9 p.m. on Fox – A lawyer and her brother work to help those wrongly convicted in this drama.

Feb. 20

“Survivor: Edge of Extinction,” 8 p.m. on CBS

Feb. 21

“Desus & Mero,” 11 p.m. on Showtime – Podcasters Desus Nice and The Kid Mero host this late night talk show.

Feb. 25

“The Voice,” 8 p.m. on NBC

“The Enemy Within,” 10 p.m. on NBC – An FBI agent turns to a disgraced CIA agent for help catching a criminal.

Feb. 26

“World of Dance,” 9 p.m. on NBC

Feb. 27

“Whiskey Cavalier,” 10 p.m. on ABC – An FBI agent is paired with a CIA operative in this action drama.

March 3

“American Idol,” 8 p.m. on ABC

“Good Girls,” 10 p.m. on NBC

March 7

“For the People,” 10 p.m. on ABC

March 10

“American Gods,” 8 p.m. on Starz

“Now Apocalypse,” 9 p.m. on Starz – A coming-of-age comedy series set in L.A.

March 12

“The Village,” 10 p.m. on NBC – The tenants of an apartment building have formed a family in this drama.

March 15

“Shrill,” Hulu – A young woman struggles to start her career while juggling life in this comedy.

March 17

“Billions,” 9 p.m. on Showtime

March 18

“The Fix,” 10 p.m. on ABC – A lawyer finds out an actor she unsuccessfully prosecuted is suspected of killing again.

March 31

“Call the Midwife,” 8 p.m. on PBS

“Mrs. Wilson,” 9 p.m. on PBS – A woman struggles to prove the validity of her marriage after her husband's death.