City Announces 2014 Mid-Season Premiere Dates
City rings in the New Year with style, ushering in a host of highly anticipated new and returning comedies and dramas to the mid-season lineup. With five new and five returning series, beginning¬†Thursday, Jan. 2¬†¬†‚Äď¬†City keeps¬†the momentum going all winter long with the hottest and most compelling shows this season.
New to City‚Äôs roster of proven hits are a collection of star-studded dramas and eagerly awaited comedies. Anchoring the mid-season schedule is¬†Resurrection. Written and produced by Aaron Zelman (Damages, The Killing)¬†and starring acclaimed actor Omar Epps (House), this gripping new series¬†takes place in the small town of Arcadia where¬†residents are forever changed when their deceased loved ones suddenly start returning from the dead ‚Äď as though not even a day has gone by.
Adding to the action-packed mid-season is the emotionally charged, adrenaline-pumping thriller¬†Crisis, starring Dermot Mulroney (My Best Friend‚Äôs Wedding) and Gillian Anderson (The X-Files).¬†Plus, from executive producer Sofia Vergara (Modern Family) comes the sexy Texas ranger action drama¬†Killer Women, starring Canadian actor Tricia Helfer (Battlestar Galactica).
As the network where Canada comes to laugh, this winter, City salutes freshman military comedy¬†Enlisted,¬†starring¬†Geoff Stults (How I Met Your Mother).¬†Then, adding mayhem to mid-season nights is the mother of all animated comedies¬†‚Äď¬†edgy original series¬†Mother Up!,¬†starring¬†Eva Longoria¬†(Desperate Housewives).
Rounding out the lineup are returning cult-hit comedy¬†Community, hilarious series¬†Suburgatory,¬†critically acclaimed dramedy¬†Shameless, and an all-new season of¬†homegrown original comedy series¬†Seed.¬†Also,¬†family comedy¬†Last Man Standing¬†joins the City schedule in simulcast starting¬†January 3.
As previously announced, City is the exclusive Canadian broadcaster of the¬†56TH¬†Annual GRAMMY¬†Awards¬ģ, live on¬†Sunday, Jan. 26. Leading up to the highly anticipated awards broadcast, City will bring¬†audiences exclusive Canadian coverage of the celebrity arrivals as part of the¬†Entertainment City: Live from the GRAMMYs¬†red carpet special. Details to be announced in the coming weeks.
2014 MID-SEASON PREMIERE DATES
All dates are subject to change. All times ET. (s) = simulcast
Thursday, Jan. 2
8 p.m.¬†‚Äď¬†Community¬†(s)¬†*Back-to-back Premiere Episodes*
Friday, Jan. 3
8 p.m.¬†‚Äď¬†Last Man Standing¬†(s)
**Note:¬†Last Man Standing joins the City schedule in simulcast
Tuesday, Jan. 7
10 p.m.¬†‚Äď¬†Killer Women¬†(s)¬†*NEW*
Friday, Jan. 10
Monday, Jan. 13
10 p.m.¬†‚Äď¬†Shameless¬†*Season 2, City Network Premiere*
Thursday, Jan. 16
Thursday, Jan. 23
9:30 p.m.¬†‚Äď¬†Mother Up!¬†*NEW City Original Series*
Sunday, Jan. 26
8 p.m.¬†‚Äď¬†The 56TH¬†Annual GRAMMY Awards¬†(s)
Thursday, March 6
9:30 p.m.¬†‚Äď¬†Seed¬†*City Original Series*
Sunday, March 9
9 p.m.¬†‚Äď¬†Resurrection¬†(s)¬†*NEW*¬†(Revenge¬†moves to¬†10 p.m.)