This Week on TV – 1/3/21-1/9/21

Welcome to a new week of TV! The holidays are over, so TV is beginning to start up again. There are some great new & returning shows this week, so make sure you check it out so you don’t miss anything! Thank you to everyone who helped with the schedule this week, even those who decided it wasn’t really something for them. 😉 I truly appreciate you all!

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Sunday

Sunday features 5 series premieres, 7 season premieres, & 2 season finales. To read more about the new series, click the link below. Otherwise, check out tonight’s schedule!

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Tonight is the series premiere of Call Me Kat on FOX at 8/7c. Based on the BBC UK original series Miranda and executive produced by Mayim Bialik and Jim Parsons (The Big Bang Theory) , this new comedy stars Bialik as a woman who struggles every day against society and her mother to prove that she can still live a happy and fulfilling life despite still being single at 39. Which is why she recently spent her entire savings to open a cat café in Louisville, Kentucky. It was expected of Kat to be married with kids by now, but for many reasons, she’s still single — and totally fine with it. Of course, Kat’s mother, Sheila (Swoosie Kurtz, Mike & Molly, Sisters), views her daughter’s single-hood as her own personal failure, but Kat remains determined to live a fulfilling life, and charts her own course to happiness. Working alongside Kat at the café are Randi (Kyla Pratt, One on One), a confident millennial and self-proclaimed “non” cat person; and Phil (Leslie Jordan, The Cool Kids, Will & Grace), who recently broke up with his longtime partner. Although Kat celebrates her independence, her single-forever plans may begin to veer off-course, when her former crush and good friend, Max (Cheyenne Jackson, American Horror Story, 30 Rock), returns to town and takes a job as a bartender at the piano bar across the street, working with his friend, Carter (Julian Gant, Good Girls).
 
Tonight is also a 2-hour series premiere of The Watch on BBC America at 8/7c. The premiere aired last week early on AMC+, but the show will start tonight and continue on BBC America. The show follows an unlikely group of misfits, The City Watch, who are forced to find the guts to save the world, surprising even themselves in the process. The comedic yet thrilling series pits trolls, werewolves, wizards, and other improbable heroes against an evil plot to resurrect a great dragon which would lead to the destruction of life as they know it. The modern and inclusive series is inspired by the characters created by Sir Terry Pratchett’s famous “Discworld” novels, including the captain of The City Watch Sam Vimes (Richard Dormer, Game of Thrones), the last scion of nobility Lady Sybil Ramkin (Lara Rossi, I May Destroy You), the naïve but heroic Carrot (Adam Hugill, 1917), the mysterious Angua (Marama Corlett, Blood Drive), and the ingenious forensics expert Cheery (Jo Eaton-Kent, Don’t Forget the Driver) together with The Watch’s own idiosyncratic depiction of Death (Wendell Pierce, The Wire).
 
Tonight is the series premiere of Cal Fire on Discovery Channel at 10/9c. The California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection (Cal Fire) is dedicated to fire prevention and protection of California’s privately and publicly-owned wildlands and is the lead agency battling the historic wildfires that burned across California this past year — the worst in the state’s history. The men and women fighting on the frontlines are true heroes, and now, Discovery Channel, in partnership with Cal Fire, is bringing their battle against life-threatening blazes to viewers at home in the brand-new series. The 2020 fire season in California is catastrophic, with more than 4.1 million acres burned, 9,400 homes and structures destroyed, and 33 lives lost to date. The men and women of Cal Fire sacrifice their own lives to protect others. Many firefighters are unable to go home to their families for weeks as they constantly put the public’s needs above their own. In the series, multiple camera crews were embedded with Cal Fire’s frontline firefighters across the state — from Shasta in the North to San Diego in the South for the past three months, deploying cutting edge technology including fire-resistant helmet cameras to bring viewers an ultra-immersive perspective on the blazes. Crews had to undergo “Red Flag” training and were equipped with special protective gear in order to accompany the firefighters on the fire lines. Cal Fire gives viewers a first-hand look at some of California’s most destructive fires including the Apple Fire near the Cherry Valley neighborhood in Southern California, the Creek Fire in the Sierra National Forest and the El Dorado Fire near San Bernardino County. From Napa to San Diego, several fires ravaged California this year — and the worst is likely yet to come as they are in the midst of an unpredictable Santa Ana wind season.
 
Tonight is the series premiere of Secrets of the Viking Stone on Science Channel at 10/9c. Were Norsemen the first Europeans to explore the Minnesota-Great Lakes and surrounding area more than a century before Christopher Columbus? Some scholars and fervent theorists believe so and are ready to fortify their beliefs with proof. Actor Peter Stormare, known for his role in Fargo, and history enthusiast Elroy Balgaard set out to solve the mystery of the famed Kensington Runestone — an artifact that, if proven authentic, could rewrite the history of North America. In addition to watching on Science Channel, viewers can join the conversation on social media by using the hashtag #SecretsoftheVikingStone and following @ScienceChannel on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram.
 
Tonight is the series premiere of Worst Cooks in America: Dirty Dishes on Food Network at 10:30/9:30c. Companion series to Worst Cooks in America begins its first-ever run. Each week, memorable boot camp alumni, celebrity recruits including Carson Kressley and Sonja Morgan, and comedians watch along and dish the dirt on the funniest episodes of Worst Cooks in America.
 

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Tonight is a 2-hour The Jane Doe Murders special on Oxygen at 7/6c. In the United States alone, there are nearly 40,000 open cases in which the victim of a violent crime remains unidentified and loved ones are never returned to their families. These victims are called Jane or John Doe, and they become cold cases. There can be no justice for them or their families — but one Jane Doe gets a second look that changes everything. It stars Yolanda McClary and is a backdoor pilot special.
 
Tonight is also 3 specials for Magnolia Table with Joanna Gaines on both Cooking Channel and Food Network. First up, at 7/6c, it’s a 1-hour “The Making of Magnolia Table with Joanna Gaines” special. A gristmill becomes the home of Joanna’s new cooking show. Then at 8/7c, it’s a 30-minute “A Family Tradition” special. Joanna shares Grandpa Stevens’ classic Lebanese dish, fatayer, served with a Lebanese salad, hummus and baklava for dessert; after finishing up, Joanna surprises her dad with the leftovers of his favorite meal. Finally, at 8:30/7:30c, it’s a 30-minute “A Friendsgiving Feast” special. Joanna shares a rich and delicious Friendsgiving casserole, cranberry sauce, green beans amandine and cherry almond crisp for dessert.
 
Tonight is also the 1-hour Sting & The Police: Story of Their Songs special on Reelz at 8/7c. We uncover the three tracks that made The Police and Sting global superstars and the producers, backing singers, photographers, journalists and biographers who watched it happen.
 
Tonight is a 30-minute special for The Great North, a week ahead of the series premiere, on FOX at 8:31/7:31c. The family’s plans to celebrate Judy’s 16th birthday on the family fishing boat go awry after a moose breaks into the Tobins’ home.
 
Tonight is a 2-hour special, Jimmy Carter, Rock & Roll President, on CNN at 9/8c. The story of President Jimmy Carter’s relationship with music; the important role that music played in his life and work; the bonds with musicians Willie Nelson, the Allman Brothers and Bob Dylan.
 
Tonight is a 1-hour special, Eric Clapton: Story of His Songs, on Reelz at 9/8c. We explore the three tracks that showcase the musical genius and troubled soul that is Eric Clapton. We hear from Clapton’s touring band members and session musicians, producers, photographers, journalists and industry experts who witnessed it all.
 
Tonight is a 1-hour Shameless: Hall of Shame special, “Kev & V: God Doesn’t Give with Both Hands” on Showtime at 9/8c. When Kev and V find out Gemma has been flunking Zoom school, they’re forced to face their fears of their own inadequacies as parents to help Gemma get back on track.
 
Tonight is a 1-hour special, “A Tribute to Trapper,” for Mountain Monsters on Travel Channel at 10/9c. AIMS team members gather round a camp fire to celebrate the life of team leader and founder John Trapper Tice, who recently passed away.
 

Also on tonight:

  • *Season Finale*Power Book II: Ghost (#110) – Starz @ 8/7c
  • *Season Finale*Supermarket Sweep (#110) – ABC @ 8/7c
  • *Series Premiere*Cal Fire (#101) – Discovery Channel @ 10/9c
  • *Series Premiere*Call Me Kat (#KAT-101) – FOX @ 8/7c
  • *Series Premiere*Secrets of the Viking Stone (#101) – Science Channel @ 10/9c
  • *Series Premiere*The Watch (#101/102) – BBC America @ 8/7c (2-Hour Series Premiere)
  • *Series Premiere*Worst Cooks in America: Dirty Dishes – Food Network @ 10:30/9:30c
  • *Season Premiere*Expedition Bigfoot (#201) – Travel Channel @ 8/7c & 9/8c (1-Hour “New Evidence” Special & 1-Hour Season Premiere)
  • *Season Premiere*Home Town (#501) – HGTV @ 8/7c
  • *Season Premiere*In the Long Run (#301) – Starz @ 9:08/8:08c
  • *Season Premiere*Last Man Standing (#LMS-902) – FOX @ 9:31/8:31c
  • *Season Premiere*The Rookie (#301) – ABC @ 10/9c
  • *Season Premiere*Watch What Happens Live with Andy Cohen (#18001) – Bravo @ 9/8c
  • *Season Premiere*Worst Cooks in America – Food Network @ 9/8c (90-Minute Season Premiere)
  • *Special*Eric Clapton: Story of His Songs – Reelz @ 9/8c (1-Hour Special)
  • *Sports*Football Night in America – NBC @ 8/7c
  • *Special*Jimmy Carter, Rock & Roll President – CNN @ 9/8c (2-Hour Special)
  • *Special*Magnolia Table with Joanna Gaines – Cooking Channel & Food Network @ 7/6c & 8/7c (1-Hour “The Making of Magnolia Table with Joanna Gaines” & 30-Minute “A Family Tradition” Specials)
  • *Special*Mountain Monsters – Travel Channel @ 10/9c (1-Hour “A Tribute to Trapper” Special)
  • *Special*Shameless – Showtime @ 9/8c
  • *Special*Sting & The Police: Story of Their Songs – Reelz @ 8/7c (1-Hour Special)
  • *Sports*Sunday Night Football – NBC @ 8:20/7:20c (Washington at Philadelphia Eagles)
  • *Special*The Great North (GRN-101) – FOX @ 8:31/7:31c
  • *Special*The Jane Doe Murders – Oxygen @ 7/6c (2-Hour Special)
  • *New*90 Day Fiance (#805) – TLC @ 8/7c (134-Minute New Episode)
  • *New*Alaska: The Last Frontier (#1008-120) – Discovery Channel @ 8/7c (142-Minute New Episode)
  • *New*America’s Funniest Home Videos (#3107) – ABC @ 7/6c
  • *New*Bravo’s Chat Room (#125) – Bravo @ 9:30/8:30c
  • *New*Lazor Wulf (#207/208) – Cartoon Network @ 12AM/11PMc & 12:15AM/11:15PMc (2 New Episodes)
  • *New*Lone Star Law – Animal Planet @ 8/7c & 9/8c (2 New Episodes)
  • *New*NCIS: LA (#LA1207) – CBS @ 8:30/7:30c
  • *New*NCIS: New Orleans (#NO705) – CBS @ 9:30/8:30c
  • *New*Snapped (#2818) – Oxygen @ 6/5c
  • *New*The Outpost – The CW @ 9/8c (Winter Finale)
  • *New*The Real Housewives of Atlanta (#1304) – Bravo @ 8/7c
  • *New*The Simpsons (#SI-3204) – FOX @ 9:01/8:01c
  • *New*Unearthed (#807) – Science Channel @ 9/8c
  • *New*Unexpected (#403) – TLC @ 10:14/9:14c
  • *New*Who Wants to Be a Millionaire (#209) – ABC @ 9/8c
  • *New*Your Honor (#105) – Showtime @ 10/9c

Monday

Monday features 2 (+50+ LOL) series premieres, 8 season premieres, & 1 season finale. To read more about the new series, click the link below. Otherwise, check out tonight’s schedule!

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Overnight was the premiere of the Discovery+ streaming service. There were…over 50 premieres and specials. Unless I want to do nothing for the next two days, I will not be listing them separately. So here is a list of the premieres. Some are from other networks and just premiering on the new network, not true series premieres. Others are “spinoffs” or such of other shows. If you want more information about any of them, you can find it at DiscoveryPlus.com. Shows and specials include: 90 Day Bares All, 90 Day Diaries, 90 Day Journey, American Detective with Lt. Joe Kenda, Amityville Horror House, Amy Schumer Learns to Cook: Uncensored, Battlebots: the Bounty Hunters, Bobby and Giada in Italy, Cakealikes, Chopped Challenge, Dr. Pimple Popper: This is Zit, Elephant Hospital, Family Dinner, The Fieldhouse, First Time Fixer, Frozen in Time, Ghost Adventures: Top 10, Gold Rush: Freddy Dodge’s Mine Rescue, Growing Floret, HGTV’s House Party, Home on the Road with Johnnyswim, Home Town: Ben’s Workshop, House Hunters: Comedians on Couches Unfiltered, The Lost Kitchen, Lovely Bites with Chef Lovely, Magnolia Table with Joanna Gaines, Mysterious Planet, Onision: In Real Life, The Other Way Strikes Back!, The Perfect Planet, Point of View, Race Across the World, Restoration Road with Clint Harp, Road to Launch, Say Yes to the Dress: In Sickness and in Health, Self Employed, Six Degrees with Mike Rowe, Super Dad, Tarek’s Flip Side, & Tregaye’s Way in the Kitchen.
 
Tonight is also the series premiere of 30 Coins on HBO at 9/8c, followed by a 2nd new episode at 10:20/9:20c. The show follows Father Vergara (Eduard Fernández), an exorcist, sent away by the church, to become the local priest of Pedraza, a remote town in Spain. When inexplicable terror begins to plague the idyllic community, the local vet Elena (Megan Montaner) and the town’s mayor, Paco (Miguel Ángel Silvestre), form an unlikely alliance to understand the source of the strange and demonic events. The series also stars Macarena Gómez, Pepón Nieto, and Manolo Solo. This eight-episode horror series, produced by HBO Europe in Spain, was shot in Rome, Paris, New York, Jerusalem, Geneva, & throughout Spain.
 
Tonight is the series premiere of The Hustler on ABC at 10/9c. Hosted by Emmy Award-winning host, actor, writer, and comedian Craig Ferguson, The Hustler breaks the game show mold by featuring one player who secretly already knows the answers. Don’t be fooled. Just because they have a leg up doesn’t mean they’ll be taking home the prize. Each episode follows five contestants as they collaborate to answer a series of trivia questions worth $10,000 each, with the goal of building a collective prize pot that increases with each correct answer. The catch? One of the five contestants, the Hustler, already knows the answers but must keep their identity a secret in order to have a shot at winning the grand prize. Throughout each episode, two contestants are anonymously eliminated by the Hustler, leaving three remaining contestants — the Hustler and two others — who must collectively decide who they think the Hustler is. If they are right, they share the prize pot that could be worth over $100,000. If the two contestants are wrong, the Hustler goes home with the full cash reward.
 

Also on tonight:

  • *Season Finale*Celebrity IOU (#203) – HGTV @ 9/8c
  • *Series Premiere*30 Coins (#01/101 & 02/102) – HBO @ 9/8c & 10:20/9:20c (2 New Episodes Including Series Premiere)
  • *Series Premiere*The Hustler (#105) – ABC @ 10/9c
  • *Season Premiere*100 Day Dream Home – HGTV @ 8/7c
  • *Season Premiere*1000-LB Sisters (#201) – TLC @ 10/9c
  • *Season Premiere*Hamilton’s Pharmacopeia (#301) – VICE @ 10/9c
  • *Season Premiere*Monster Garage – Discovery+ @ 3:01AM/2:01AMc
  • *Season Premiere*Nightly Pop – E! @ 11/10c
  • *Season Premiere*The Bachelor – ABC @ 8/7c (2-Hour Season Premiere)
  • *Season Premiere*The Dead Files (#1301-1303) – Discovery+ @ 3:01AM/2:01AMc (3 New Episodes Including Season Premiere)
  • *Season Premiere*The Wall (#401) – NBC @ 10/9c
  • *Special*Love & Hip Hop – VH1 @ 8/7c (1-Hour “Secrets Unlocked Part 1: Unforgetaways” Special)
  • *New*All Rise (#AR206) – CBS @ 9/8c
  • *New*Below Deck (#810) – Bravo @ 9/8c
  • *New*Bizarre Foods: Delicious Destinations (#905) – Cooking Channel @ 10/9c
  • *New*Bob Hearts Abishola (#BHA208) – CBS @ 8:30/7:30c
  • *New*Bull (#BUL505) – CBS @ 10/9c
  • *New*Dr. Pimple Popper (#502) – TLC @ 9/8c
  • *New*Ellen’s Game of Games (#403/404) – NBC @ 8/7c & 9/8c (2 New Episodes)
  • *New*Haul This House (#107/108) – FYI @ 9/8c & 9:30/8:30c (2 New Episodes)
  • *New*Jimmy Kimmel Live – ABC @ 11:35/10:35c
  • *New*Kids Baking Championship – Food Network @ 9/8c (2-Hour New Episode)
  • *New*Late Night with Seth Meyers – NBC @ 12:36AM/11:36PMc
  • *New*Paranormal Declassified (#103) – Travel Channel @ 10/9c
  • *New*Pawn Star$ – History Channel @ 9/8c (2-Hour New Episode)
  • *New*Ridiculousness – MTV @ 11/10c
  • *New*Street Outlaws: Fastest in America (#234) – Discovery Channel @ 8/7c (3-Hour New Episode)
  • *New*The Late Late Show with James Corden – CBS @ 12:37AM/11:37PMc
  • *New*The Late Show with Stephen Colbert – CBS @ 11:35/10:35c
  • *New*The Neighborhood (#NEI306) – CBS @ 8/7c
  • *New*The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon – NBC @ 11:34/10:34c
  • *New*Watch What Happens Live with Andy Cohen (#18002) – Bravo @ 10/9c
  • *New*World’s Most Unexplained – Travel Channel @ 9/8c
  • *New*WWE Raw – USA Network @ 8/7c

Tuesday

Tuesday features 3 series premieres, 2 season premieres, & 1 season finale. To read more about the new series, click the link below. Otherwise, check out tonight’s schedule!

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Overnight was the complete first season premiere of History of Swear Words on Netflix. Nicolas Cage hosts this proudly profane series that explores the history and impact of some of the most notorious bad words in the English language.
 
Tonight is also the series premiere of American Portrait on PBS at 9/8c. This unique crowdsourced series blends stories filmed by everyday people into documentaries revealing what it really means to be American today. It’s the story of what brings us together and what keeps us apart as we strive to understand each other.
 
Tonight is the series premiere of The Proof is Out There on History Channel at 10/9c, followed by a 2nd new episode at 10:30/9:30c. Hosted by veteran TV journalist Tony Harris, the show takes an in-depth look at some of the most incredible and thought provoking videos of unexplained phenomena and mysterious must-see moments of all time. Each half-hour episode explores and analyzes the full story of each irregularity in question from bizarre footage of people seemingly immune to lightning, to a fifty-foot snake, apocalyptic sounds in a man’s backyard, enigmatic creatures, and UFOS that split and dive underwater. Through expert examination and the use of the latest technologies, the show aims to get to the bottom of what’s real? What’s fake? And everything in between.
 

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Today is the 1-hour World’s Most Evil Killers “Angus Sinclair” special on Reelz at 11AM/10AMc. Angus Sinclair, the only living person to stand trial for Edinburgh’s World’s End Murders, was acquitted in 2007 in controversial circumstances.
 
Tonight is also a 2-hour Gordon Ramsay’s American Road Trip special on FOX at 8/7c. Chef Gordon Ramsay hits the road with his friends and colleagues Gino D’Acampo and Fred Sirieix, traveling across the United States by RV on the road trip of a lifetime, enjoying the sights, adventures and hidden culinary gems.
 
Tonight there are 2 specials for The Real Housewives of Dallas on Bravo. At 8:30/7:30c is a 30-minute “How They Got Here 2021” special, in which we revisit the glorious galas and scintillating scandals of the past four seasons of the show. Then at 9/8c, it’s a 90-minute “Never Before Scene 501” special, a special episode with bonus footage, extended scenes and never-before-seen content.
 
Tonight is a 2-hour “Property of Devastation” special for The Dead Files on Travel Channel at 8/7c. Steve and Amy confront a vicious spirit intent on harming a woman and her family in Michigan. They then travel to Illinois, where an eerie entity is crawling into bed with the living.
 

Also on tonight:

  • *Season Finale*Welcome to Plathville (#209) – TLC @ 10/9c
  • *Series Premiere*American Portrait (#101) – PBS @ 9/8c
  • *Series Premiere*History of Swear Words – Netflix @ 3:01AM/2:01AMc (Complete First Season Premiere)
  • *Series Premiere*The Proof is Out There (#106/101) – History Channel @ 10/9c & 10:30/9:30c (2 New Episodes Including Series Premiere)
  • *Season Premiere*Nailed It! Mexico – Netflix @ 3:01AM/2:01AMc (Complete Third Season Premiere)
  • *Season Premiere*Zoey’s Extraordinary Playlist (#201) – NBC @ 8/7c
  • *Special*Gordon Ramsay’s American Road Trip – FOX @ 8/7c (2-Hour Special)
  • *Sports*Inside the NFL – Showtime @ 9/8c
  • *Special*The Dead Files – Travel Channel @ 8/7c (2-Hour “Property of Devastation” Special)
  • *Special*The Real Housewives of Dallas – Bravo @ 8:30/7:30c & 9/8c (30-Minute “How They Got Here 2021” & 90-Minute “Never Before Scene 501” Specials)
  • *Special*World’s Most Evil Killers – Reelz @ 11AM/10AMc
  • *New*7 Little Johnstons (#802) – TLC @ 8/7c
  • *New*Catfish: The TV Show (#830) – MTV @ 9/8c
  • *New*Celebrity Game Face (#112) – E! @ 9/8c
  • *New*Chopped – Food Network @ 9/8c
  • *New*Dallas Cowboys Cheerleaders (#1507) – CMT @ 10/9c
  • *New*Finding Your Roots (#615) – PBS @ 8/7c
  • *New*Fixer to Fabulous (#210) – HGTV @ 9/8c
  • *New*Jimmy Kimmel Live – ABC @ 11:35/10:35c
  • *New*Life Below Zero (#1418) – NGC @ 8/7c
  • *New*Lone Star Law: Patrol and Protect (#102) – Discovery Channel @ 10/9c
  • *New*Made From Scratch (#206) – Fuse @ 11/10c
  • *New*Moonshiners (#1007) – Discovery Channel @ 8/7c
  • *New*Moonshiners: Master Distiller (#202) – Discovery Channel @ 9/8c
  • *New*My Big Fat Fabulous Life (#809) – TLC @ 9/8c
  • *New*Nightly Pop – E! @ 11:30/10:30c
  • *New*Nurses (#103) – NBC @ 10:01/9:01c
  • *New*Ridiculousness – MTV @ 11/10c
  • *New*Streets of Dreams with Marcus Lemonis (#102) – CNBC @ 10/9c
  • *New*Struggle Gourmet (#106) – Fuse @ 11:30/10:30c
  • *New*Supermarket Stakeout (#305) – Food Network @ 10/9c
  • *New*The Curse of Oak Island (#809) – History Channel @ 8/7c & 9/8c (1-Hour “Drilling Down. Gary Drayton’s Top 10 Finds” Special & 1-Hour New Episode)
  • *New*The Expanse (#506) – Amazon @ 12:01AM/11:01PMc
  • *New*The Haves and the Have Nots (#807) – OWN @ 8/7c
  • *New*The Late Late Show with James Corden – CBS @ 12:37AM/11:37PMc
  • *New*The Late Show with Stephen Colbert – CBS @ 11:35/10:35c
  • *New*The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon – NBC @ 11:34/10:34c
  • *New*This Is Us (#505) – NBC @ 9/8c
  • *New*Watch What Happens Live with Andy Cohen (#18003) – Bravo @ 10/9c
  • *New*World’s Funniest Animals (#114) – The CW @ 8/7c

Wednesday

Wednesday features 6 series premieres, 2 season premieres, & 1 season finale. To read more about the new series, click the link below. Otherwise, check out tonight’s schedule!

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Overnight was the complete first season premiere of Surviving Death on Netflix. What happens after we die? This docuseries explores personal stories and research on near-death experiences, reincarnation and paranormal phenomena.
 
Tonight is the series premiere of My Perfect Family on BYUtv at 8/7c. From children with autism, cystic fibrosis, or extremely rare neurological conditions to siblings with Crohn’s disease and Down syndrome, My Perfect Family is about fantastic parents raising challenging children while maintaining a creative, pragmatic, and positive attitude.
 
Tonight is also the series premiere of Name That Tune on FOX at 9:02/8:02c. The one-hour game show tests contestants’ music knowledge as they battle it out in an assortment of challenging musical games for cash and prizes. Tony Award winner Jane Krakowski (Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt) will host, and Grammy Award winner Randy Jackson (American Idol) will serve as band leader. Each one-hour episode is comprised of two stand-alone half-hour contests, each pitting two players against each other as they race against the clock to test their knowledge of songs, performed by the live band. Each contest features a rotating variety of games from the original format, before the iconic Bid-a-Note round. The player with the most money at the end of Bid-a-Note wins the game and takes his or her bank into the Golden Medley bonus round, for a chance to win additional cash and potentially the $100,000 grand prize.
 
Tonight is also the series premiere of Kitchen Crash on Food Network at 10/9c. Host Jeff Mauro brings all the pressure and heat of culinary competitions to the suburban streets. On each of the six episodes, professional chefs head to a local neighborhood block for an outdoor cook-off. With only 10 minutes on the clock, each chef must convince a local homeowner on the cul-de-sac to hand over ingredients from their kitchens and pantries, with the caveat that the competing chefs can only use the items that the homeowners can fit into one bin. With no additional pantry items and no option to restock, the chefs must ration what they are given for the entire competition. The chef that can make the most delicious dishes using only the ingredients in the average American kitchen will earn a cash prize to split with the family who provided the ingredients.
 
Tonight is also the series premiere of Nature Gone Wild on A&E at 10/9c, followed by a 2nd new episode at 10:30/9:30c. The show follows professional backcountry guide and explorer Greg Aiello as he highlights and analyzes some of the most jaw-dropping footage of unbelievable occurrences in nature. Professional guide, explorer and Emmy Winner Greg Aiello has traveled to the most remote corners of the world documenting everything nature has thrown at him. Based on Aiello’s own extreme encounters and footage of every day explorers caught on camera, Nature Gone Wild captures outrageous, viral videos of everything from animal attacks to natural disasters and more. Each episode of the series will explore rare, unfiltered moments of the wild as Aiello offers analysis and insight into unfiltered footage of man, animals and nature gathered from all over the globe. The series dissects clips of mother nature in the act and gets to the root of what caused each unimaginable occurrence.
 
Finally, tonight is the series premiere of When Disaster Strikes on PBS at 10/9c. See the mechanics of disaster relief from the inside. The series follows the local governments and people responding on the ground, supported by specialist international teams who fly in critical supplies and personnel. Everyone must learn on their feet as they try to bring order to chaos, hope from despair.
 

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Tonight is a 3-hour Married at First Sight “Kickoff” on Lifetime at 8/7c. Kevin Frazier hosts a panel of insiders for a first look at each of the five couples about to get married with never-before-seen moments from the selection process and previously unreleased secrets from the Married at First Sight experts.
 

Also on tonight:

  • *Season Finale*NFL: The Grind (#217) – Epix @ 9/8c
  • *Series Premiere*Kitchen Crash (#102) – Food Network @ 10/9c
  • *Series Premiere*My Perfect Family (#101) – BYUtv @ 8/7c
  • *Series Premiere*Name That Tune (#NTU-101) – FOX @ 9:02/8:02c
  • *Series Premiere*Nature Gone Wild (#101/102) – A&E @ 10/9c & 10:30/9:30c (2 New Episodes Including Series Premiere)
  • *Series Premiere*Surviving Death – Netflix @ 3:01AM/2:01AMc (Complete First Season Premiere)
  • *Series Premiere*When Disaster Strikes (#101) – PBS @ 10/9c
  • *Season Premiere*House in a Hurry – HGTV @ 8/7c & 8:30/7:30c (2 New Episodes Including Season Premiere)
  • *Season Premiere*Undercover Billionaire (#201) – Discovery Channel @ 8/7c (3-Hour Season Premiere)
  • *Special*Married at First Sight – Lifetime @ 8/7c (3-Hour “Kickoff” Special)
  • *New*AEW: Dynamite – TNT @ 10/9c
  • *New*Chicago Fire (#903) – NBC @ 9/8c
  • *New*Chicago Med (#603) – NBC @ 8/7c
  • *New*Chicago PD (#803) – NBC @ 10/9c
  • *New*Court Cam (#309/306) – A&E @ 9/8c & 9:30/8:30c (2 New Episodes)
  • *New*Forged in Fire (#808) – History Channel @ 9/8c
  • *New*Guy’s Grocery Games – Food Network @ 9/8c
  • *New*Jimmy Kimmel Live – ABC @ 11:35/10:35c
  • *New*Late Night with Seth Meyers – NBC @ 12:37AM/11:37PMc
  • *New*Man’s Greatest Food (#402) – Cooking Channel @ 9/8c
  • *New*My 600-lb Life (#902-120) – TLC @ 8/7c (2-Hour New Episode)
  • *New*Narco Wars (#105) – NGC @ 10/9c
  • *New*Nightly Pop – E! @ 11:30/10:30c
  • *New*Property Brothers: Forever Home (#407) – HGTV @ 9/8c
  • *New*Random Acts (#606) – BYUtv @ 7/6c
  • *New*Ridiculousness – MTV @ 11/10c
  • *New*The Big Interview with Dan Rather (#807) – AXS TV @ 8/7c
  • *New*The Challenge (#3604-90) – MTV @ 8/7c (90-Minute New Episode)
  • *New*The Late Late Show with James Corden – CBS @ 12:37AM/11:37PMc
  • *New*The Late Show with Stephen Colbert – CBS @ 11:35/10:35c
  • *New*The Masked Dancer (#MDA-102) – FOX @ 8/7c
  • *New*The Real Housewives of Orange County (#1513) – Bravo @ 9/8c
  • *New*The Real Housewives of Salt Lake City (#109) – Bravo @ 10/9c
  • *New*The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon – NBC @ 11:34/10:34c
  • *New*Trafficked with Mariana van Zeller (#107) – NGC @ 9/8c
  • *New*Tyler Perry’s Assisted Living (#124) – BET @ 9:30/8:30c
  • *New*Tyler Perry’s House of Payne (#724) – BET @ 9/8c
  • *New*Watch What Happens Live with Andy Cohen (#18004) – Bravo @ 11/10c
  • *New*Who Wants to Be a Millionaire (#210/211/212) – ABC @ 8/7c, 9/8c, & 10/9c (3 New Episodes)
  • *New*WWE NXT – USA Network @ 8/7c

Thursday

Thursday features 6 series premieres, 4 season premieres, & 2 season finales. To read more about the new series, click the link below. Otherwise, check out tonight’s schedule!

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Overnight was the complete first season premiere of Coyote on CBSAA. This is the story of Ben Clemens (Michael Chiklis), who after 32 years as a border patrol agent is forced to work for the very people he spent his career trying to keep out of America. Now exposed to life on the other side of the wall, Ben will start to question his black and white views of the world, challenging his ideology and his loyalties. In addition to Michael Chiklis and Juan Pablo Raba, who plays Juan Diego “El Catrin” Zamora, the head of a small family cartel in Mexico, the series also stars Adriana Paz, Kristyan Ferrer, Octavio Pisano, Cynthia Kaye McWilliams, Julio Cedillo, and introducing Emy Mena.
 
Tonight is the series premiere of Celebrity Wheel of Fortune on ABC at 8/7c. Hosted by Pat Sajak and Vanna White, celebrity contestants spin the wheel and solve word puzzles for a chance to win up to one million dollars for charity.
 
Tonight is the series premiere of Mr. Mayor on NBC at 8/7c, followed by a 2nd new episode at 8:30/7:30c. The show follows a retired businessman (Ted Danson) who runs for mayor of Los Angeles to prove he’s “still got it.” Once he wins, he has to figure out what he stands for, gain the respect of his biggest critic (Holly Hunter) and connect with his teenage daughter, all while trying to get anything right for America’s second weirdest city. The series stars Ted Danson, Holly Hunter, Vella Lovell, Mike Cabellon, Kyla Kenedy, and Bobby Moynihan.
 
Tonight is the series premiere of The Chase on ABC at 9/8c. (The same show with different host etc aired on Game Show Network.) This is a heart-racing quiz show where three competitors must pit their wits and face off against the Chaser, a ruthless quiz genius determined to stop them from winning cash prizes. Each hour-long episode is a fast-paced battle of brainpower, where contestants are challenged to think faster than they ever thought possible to answer up to 166 questions across all topics. Sara Haines hosts and Brad Rutter, James Holzhauer, & Ken Jennings are the Chasers.
 
Tonight is also the series premiere of Go-Big Show on TBS at 9/8c. The series showcases supersized talents on a scale never before seen on television. Featuring monster trucks, alligator and snake trainers, stunt archery, world record holders and other radical feats, the program celebrates daring acts alongside personal, behind-the-scenes stories from the challengers as they battle head-to-head to impress the judges and advance toward the finale’s ultimate $100,000 prize. Bert Kreischer hosts, with celebrity judges Snoop Dogg, Rosario Dawson, Jennifer Nettles, and AEW’s Cody Rhodes.
 
Tonight is the series premiere of The Real Blac Chyna on WE at 10/9c. The show first aired on the Zeus streaming network. The show follows entrepreneur, model, and reality star Blac Chyna in the first season of this no-holds barred docuseries. The show reveals the behind-the-scenes dynamics of Chyna’s life and relationships never before showcased on screen, including — her ongoing efforts to change the direction of her sometimes controversial and always complex life; including relationship statuses with her mom Tokyo Toni, her exes, various lawsuits, business ventures, and more.
 

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Overnight was the premiere of the feature film Pieces of a Woman on Netflix. A heartbreaking home birth leaves a woman grappling with the profound emotional fallout, isolated from her partner and family by a chasm of grief. It stars Vanessa Kirby, Shia LaBeouf, Ellen Burstyn, Molly Parker, Sarah Snook, Iliza Shlesinger, Benny Safdie, & Jimmie Fails.
 
Tonight is also a 2-hour “Changing with the Times” special for Restaurant: Impossible on Food Network at 9/8c. In Billings, Mont., Robert Irvine helps Don Luis Restaurant’s widowed owner move past her grief and embrace the future to save her business; Robert returns to Perella’s Ristorante in Warren, R.I., to encourage the owner to change with the times.
 

Also on tonight:

  • *Season Finale*Death in Paradise (#0605BA/0606BA/0607BA/0608BA) – Ovation @ 7/6c, 8/7c, 9/8c, & 10/9c (4 New Episodes Including Season Finale)
  • *Season Finale*Star Trek: Discovery (#313) – CBSAA @ 3:01AM/2:01AMc
  • *Series Premiere*Celebrity Wheel of Fortune (#101) – ABC @ 8/7c
  • *Series Premiere*Coyote (#101-106) – CBSAA @ 3:01AM/2:01AMc (Complete First Season Premiere)
  • *Series Premiere*Go-Big Show (#101) – TBS @ 9/8c
  • *Series Premiere*Mr. Mayor (#101/102) – NBC @ 8/7c & 8:30/7:30c (2 New Episodes Including Series Premiere)
  • *Series Premiere*The Chase (#109) – ABC @ 9/8c
  • *Series Premiere*The Real Blac Chyna (#101) – WE @ 10/9c
  • *Season Premiere*Dickinson (#201-203) – Apple TV+ @ 12:01AM/11:01PMc (3 New Episodes Including Season Premiere)
  • *Season Premiere*Growing Up Hip Hop Atlanta (#401) – WE @ 9/8c
  • *Season Premiere*Hell’s Kitchen (#HK-1901) – FOX @ 8/7c
  • *Season Premiere*Revenge Prank with DJ Pauly D and Vinny (#201) – MTV @ 9/8c
  • *Special*Pieces of a Woman – Netflix @ 3:01AM/2:01AMc
  • *Special*Restaurant: Impossible – Food Network @ 9/8c (2-Hour “Changing with the Times” Special)
  • *New*Battlebots (#505) – Discovery Channel @ 8/7c
  • *New*Beat Bobby Flay – Food Network @ 8/7c
  • *New*Call Me Kat (#KAT-102) – FOX @ 9/8c
  • *New*Cari & Jemele: Stick to Sports (#114) – Vice @ 11:30/10:30c
  • *New*Cleaning Up (#102) – Sundance Now @ 3:01AM/2:01AMc
  • *New*Impractical Jokers: Dinner Party (#V209) – TruTV @ 10/9c
  • *New*Jersey Shore Family Vacation (#407) – MTV @ 8/7c
  • *New*Killer Cases (#101) – A&E @ 10/9c
  • *New*Last Man Standing (#LMS-901) – FOX @ 9:30/8:30c
  • *New*Law & Order: SVU (#2204) – NBC @ 9/8c
  • *New*Mountain Men (#913) – History Channel @ 10/9c
  • *New*Mysteries of the Abandoned – Science Channel @ 9/8c (2-Hour New Episode)
  • *New*Nightly Pop – E! @ 11:30/10:30c
  • *New*Ridiculousness – MTV @ 11/10c
  • *New*Ruthless (#121) – BET+ @ 3:01AM/2:01AMc
  • *New*Southern Charm (#708-75) – Bravo @ 9/8c (75-Minute New Episode)
  • *New*Swamp People: Serpent Invasion (#205) – History Channel @ 9/8c
  • *New*The Commons (#106) – Sundance Now @ 3:01AM/2:01AMc
  • *New*The First 48 (#439) – A&E @ 9/8c
  • *New*The First 48 Presents Critical Minutes (#103) – A&E @ 8/7c
  • *New*The Hustler (#103) – ABC @ 10/9c
  • *New*The Movie Show (#106) – Syfy @ 11/10c
  • *New*The Stand (#104) – CBSAA @ 3:01AM/2:01AMc
  • *New*This Old House Hour – PBS @ 8/7c & 8:30/7:30c (2 New Episodes)
  • *New*Top Secret Videos (#V109) – TruTV @ 10:30/9:30c
  • *New*Total Bellas (#606) – E! @ 9/8c
  • *New*Total Control (#104) – Sundance Now @ 3:01AM/2:01AMc
  • *New*Watch What Happens Live with Andy Cohen (#18005) – Bravo @ 10:15/9:15c

Friday

Friday features 4 series premieres, 3 season premieres, & 1 season finale. To read more about the new series, click the link below. Otherwise, check out tonight’s schedule!

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Overnight was the series premiere of Marvel Studios: Legends on Disney+. As the Marvel Cinematic Universe continues to expand, Marvel Studios: Legends celebrates and codifies what has come before. Revisit the epic heroes, villains, and moments from across the MCU in preparation for the highly anticipated stories still to come. Each dynamic segment feeds directly into the upcoming series premiering on Disney+ — setting the stage for future events. Marvel Studios: Legends weaves together the many threads that constitute the unparalleled Marvel Cinematic Universe. The first two episodes will feature Wanda Maximoff and Vision.
 
Overnight was also the series premiere of Pretend It’s a City: Limited Series on Netflix. Wander the New York City streets and fascinating mind of wry writer, humorist and raconteur Fran Lebowitz as she sits down with Martin Scorsese.
 
Today is also the US series premiere of Remedy on Ovation at 12PM/11AMc, followed by a 2nd new episode at 1/12c. The Canadian series follows Griffin Conner, son of the Chief of Staff, brother to both a surgeon and a nurse, and now — medical school dropout. Having been kicked out in a haze of disgrace, Griffin is forced to return to Bethune General Hospital as its newest porter, where he gets a new perspective on a world he thought he knew through a colourful cast of cleaners, project aides, transport workers, and more. The show stars Dillon Casey (Nikita), Enrico Colantoni (Just Shoot Me, Veronica Mars), Sara Canning (The Vampire Diaries), and Niall Matter (Eureka).
 
Tonight is also the series premiere of Self-Made Mansions on HGTV at 8/7c. Entrepreneurs who struck it rich with one brilliant idea and are now ready to make the ultimate upgrade to a high-end home will get the guidance they need from lifestyle expert Clinton Kelly. The six-episode HGTV series will follow Clinton as he activates his personal passion for real estate and keen eye for design to show new millionaires what it means to live large. The clients, who’ve made a bundle with their creative, why-didn’t-I think-of-that inventions such as The Cut Buddy, Kwik Hang, Sweetroots Hair Bar, and others, will tour every type of luxurious property — from multi-acre farms and sprawling country estates to Mediterranean-style mansions and cool desert properties — to find the home of their dreams.
 

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Overnight was the animated movie special Charming on Disney+. On the eve of his 21st birthday, an adored prince must find his one, true soulmate before a spell takes away all love from his kingdom. The show stars Wilmer Valderrama (, NCIS, That 70s Show) and pop stars Sia and Demi Lovato.
 

Also on tonight:

  • *Season Finale*Ready to Love (#211) – OWN @ 9/8c
  • *Series Premiere*Marvel Studios: Legends (#101/102) – Disney+ @ 3:01AM/2:01AMc
  • *Series Premiere*Pretend It’s a City: Limited Series – Netflix @ 3:01AM/2:01AMc
  • *Series Premiere*Remedy (#0101BA/0102BA) – Ovation @ 12PM/11AMc & 1/12c (2 New Episodes Including Series Premiere)
  • *Series Premiere*Self-Made Mansions – HGTV @ 8/7c
  • *Season Premiere*Glad You Asked – YouTube @ 8AM/7AMc
  • *Season Premiere*Inside the World’s Toughest Prisons – Netflix @ 3:01AM/2:01AMc (Complete Fifth Season Premiere)
  • *Season Premiere*Whose Line is it Anyway? (#901) – The CW @ 8/7c
  • *Special*Charming – Disney+ @ 3:01AM/2:01AMc
  • *Special*Put a Ring on It (#111) – OWN @ 10/9c (1-Hour “Reunion” Special)
  • *New*Beyond the Clouds (#106) – Disney+ @ 3:01AM/2:01AMc
  • *New*Blue Bloods (#BB1104) – CBS @ 10/9c
  • *New*Diners, Drive-ins & Dives – Food Network @ 9/8c
  • *New*Gold Rush (#1111) – Discovery Channel @ 8/7c (134-Minute New Episode)
  • *New*Live Rescue – A&E @ 9/8c (3-Hour New Episode)
  • *New*Love After Lockup: Life After Lockup (#325) – WE @ 9/8c
  • *New*MacGyver (#MAC515) – CBS @ 8/7c
  • *New*Magnum PI (#MPI304) – CBS @ 9/8c
  • *New*Mystery at Blind Frog Ranch (#102) – Discovery Channel @ 10:14/9:14c
  • *New*Paranormal Caught on Camera (#320) – Travel Channel @ 10/9c
  • *New*Penn & Teller: Fool Us (#715) – The CW @ 9/8c
  • *New*Ridiculousness – MTV @ 11/10c
  • *New*RuPaul’s Drag Race (#1302) – VH1 @ 8/7c (90-Minute New Episode)
  • *New*RuPaul’s Drag Race: Untucked (#902) – VH1 @ 9:30/8:30c
  • *New*Shark Tank (#1210) – ABC @ 8/7c
  • *New*The Amber Ruffin Show (#111) – Peacock @ 9/8c
  • *New*The Graham Norton Show – BBC America @ 11/10c (86-Minute New Episode)
  • *New*The Late Show with Stephen Colbert – CBS @ 11:35/10:35c
  • *New*The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon – NBC @ 11:34/10:34c
  • *New*The UnXplained (#302) – History Channel @ 9/8c
  • *New*WWE Friday Night Smackdown – USA Network @ 8/7c

Saturday

Saturday features 1 series premiere, 1 season premiere, & 1 season finale. To read more about the new series, click the link below. Otherwise, check out tonight’s schedule!

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Tonight is the series premiere of Florida Man Murders on Oxygen at 7/6c, with another episode at 8/7c. This series zeroes in on America’s most notorious and outrageous killers from the Sunshine State. Often referenced as “Florida Man” in headlines, these killers commit bizarre and outlandish crimes that captivate the nation and sometimes feel as though they are straight out of a Hollywood movie. With the aid of Florida investigators and prosecutors, the series unravels the cases’ strange twists and examines what drove these killers to commit attention grabbing murders brutal enough to mistake for fiction.
 

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Tonight is the Hallmark movie A New Year’s Resolution at 9/8c. When a morning show producer makes a New Year’s resolution to say yes more, she crosses paths with a confirmed Yes man who just might hold the key to her biggest story and to her heart. It stars Aimee Teegarden & Michael Rady.
 

Also on tonight:

  • *Season Finale*Most Terrifying with Jason Hawes (#106) – Travel Channel @ 8/7c
  • *Series Premiere*Florida Man Murders (#101/#102) – Oxygen @ 7/6c & 8/7c (2 New Episodes Including Series Premiere)
  • *Season Premiere*A Discovery of Witches (#201) – Sundance Now @ 3:01AM/2:01AMc
  • *Special*A New Year’s Resolution – Hallmark @ 9/8c
  • *Sports*Football Night in America – NBC @ 12PM/11AMc
  • *Sports*NFL Wild Card Playoffs – CBS @ 8/7c (Teams TBA)
  • *Sports*NFL Wild Card Playoffs – NBC @ 1/12c (Teams TBA)
  • *New*Ghost Nation (#214) – Travel Channel @ 8/7c
  • *New*Killer Siblings (#210) – Oxygen @ 6/5c
  • *New*Kindred Spirits (#506) – Travel Channel @ 9/8c
  • *New*Pit Bulls and Parolees – Animal Planet @ 9/8c
  • *New*The Incredible Dr. Pol – Nat Geo Wild @ 9/8c & 10/9c (2 New Episodes)
  • *New*The Netflix Afterparty (#102) – Netflix @ 3:01AM/2:01AMc

 
 
That’s it! Hope you all have a great week!

— Jenny

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