This week is pretty quiet- a few more network series return from their holiday break, while Fox’s new animated series Bless the Harts concludes its first season. New premieres this week include two new HBO series- The Outsider and The New Pope, as well as Everything’s Gonna be Okay on ABC Spark and Diary of a Future President & Little America on Apple TV+. In addition, new seasons of DC’s Legends of Tomorrow, Grace & Frankie, grown-ish, The Magicians and Sex Education premiere this week.
Other highlights include the 25th Annual Critics’ Choice Awards, airing Sunday @ 8pm ET on The CW as well as Russell Peters: Deported, a new comedy special featuring Canadian comic Russell Peters, airing on Amazon Prime Video.
SUNDAY JANUARY 12
25th Annual Critics’ Choice Awards (The CW @ 8pm ET)
Honoring the finest in cinematic and television achievement. Hosted by Taye Diggs.
THE OUTSIDER – SERIES PREMIERE (HBO Canada @ 9pm ET)
Based on Stephen King’s bestselling novel of the same name, The Outsider begins by following a seemingly straightforward investigation into the gruesome murder of a young boy. But when an insidious supernatural force edges its way into the case, it leads a seasoned cop and an unorthodox investigator to question everything they believe in.
Bob’s Burgers – Season 10 Winter Premiere (FOX @ 10pm ET)
Bless The Harts – SEASON 1 FINALE (FOX @ 10:30pm ET)
MONDAY JANUARY 13
THE NEW POPE – SERIES PREMIERE (HBO Canada @ 9pm ET)
A continuation of the 2016 series The Young Pope. The nine-episode series stars Jude Law, reprising his role as Pope Pius XIII, and John Malkovich as Pope John Paul III, the titular “New Pope”.
The Good Doctor – Season 3 Winter Premiere (CTV and ABC @ 10pm ET)
TUESDAY JANUARY 14
Arrow – Season 8 Winter Premiere (CTV Sci-Fi Channel and The CW @ 8pm ET)
This is Us – Season 4 Winter Premiere (CTV and NBC @ 9pm ET)
DC’s Legends of Tomorrow – SEASON 5 PREMIERE (CTV Sci-Fi Channel and The CW @ 9pm ET)
New Amsterdam – Season 2 Winter Premiere (CTV and NBC @ 10pm ET)
WEDNESDAY JANUARY 15
Nancy Drew – Season 1 Winter Premiere (W Network and The CW @ 9pm ET)
The Magicians – SEASON 5 PREMIERE (Showcase @ 9pm ET)
S.W.A.T. – Season 3 Winter Premiere (Global and CBS @ 10pm ET)
THURSDAY JANUARY 16
grown-ish – SEASON 3 PREMIERE (ABC Spark @ 8pm ET)
Supernatural – Season 15 Winter Premiere (CTV Sci-Fi Channel and The CW @ 8pm ET)
Everything’s Gonna Be Okay – SERIES PREMIERE (ABC Spark @ 8:30pm ET)
Nicholas is a neurotic twenty-something visiting his dad and teenage half-sisters, one of whom is on the autism spectrum. When Nicholas’ trip is extended due to his father’s untimely death, the siblings are left to cope with not only a devastating loss, but also the realization that Nicholas is the one who will have to rise to the occasion and hold it all together.
Legacies – Season 2 Winter Premiere (Showcase and The CW @ 9pm ET)
FRIDAY JANUARY 17
Russell Peters: Deported – Comedy Special (Amazon Prime Video)
Russell Peters takes his culturally comedic roadshow to the land of his ancestors, Mumbai, India for an evening that’s as informative as it is entertaining. Reflecting on his own immigrant lineage Peters proves why he’s more than one in 1.3 billion.
LITTLE AMERICA – SERIES PREMIERE (AppleTV+)
Inspired by the true stories featured in Epic Magazine, “Little America” will go beyond the headlines to look at the funny, romantic, heartfelt, inspiring and surprising stories of immigrants in America, when they’re more relevant now than ever.
DIARY OF A FUTURE PRESIDENT – SERIES PREMIERE (Disney+)
Told through a collection of voice-overs by central character Elena as she reads from her diary, the series centers on the 12-year-old Cuban American girl, who attends middle school as she aspires to be the future president of the United States.
Servant – SEASON 1 FINALE (AppleTV+)
Sex Education – SEASON 2 PREMIERE (Netflix)
American Housewife– Season 4 Winter Premiere (CTV and ABC @ 8pm ET)
Fresh Off The Boat – Season 6 Winter Premiere (ABC @ 8:30pm ET)
Charmed – Season 2 Winter Premiere (The CW @ 8pm ET)
Dynasty – Season 3 Winter Premiere (The CW and Netflix Canada @ 9pm ET)
Real Time with Bill Maher – SEASON 18 PREMIERE (HBO Canada @ 10pm ET)