Here is a list of programming options to expect on TV this coming week:
On January 10, the season finale of Good Behavior will air on TNT at 9 PM while the winter premiere of Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. will air on ABC that same night at 10 PM. Meanwhile, the winter premiere of This Is Us will air on January 10 at 9 PM on NBC and that same night the fourth season premiere of Being Mary Jane will air on BET at 10 PM.
Also on January 10, the new 8-episode FX drama Taboo will debut at 10 PM. Set in 1814, Taboo follows James Keziah Delaney (box office star Tom Hardy), a man who has been to the ends of the earth, comes back irrevocably changed. Believed to be long dead, he returns home to London from Africa to inherit what is left of his father’s shipping empire and rebuild a life for himself. But his father’s legacy is a poisoned chalice, and with enemies lurking in every dark corner, James must navigate increasingly complex territories to avoid his own death sentence.
The third season premiere of Girlfriends Guide to Divorce will premiere on Bravo on January 11 at 10 PM.
On January 12, the second season of Colony will air on the USA Network at 10 PM.
The winter premiere of The Vampire Diaries will air on The CW on January 13 at 8 PM.
Also on January 13, the new Netflix streaming series A Series of Unfortunate Events will debut online. The eight-episode first series is based on the internationally best-selling series of books by Lemony Snicket (aka Daniel Handler) [Patrick Warburton] recounts the tragic tale of the Baudelaire orphans – Violet (Malina Weissman), Klaus (Louis Hynes), and Sunny (Pressley Smith) – whose evil guardian Count Olaf (Neil Patrick Harris) will stop at nothing to get his hands on their inheritance. The siblings must outsmart Olaf at every turn, foiling his many devious plans and disguises, in order to discover clues to their parents’ mysterious death.
The Hallmark Channel movie A Royal Winter will debut on January 14 at 9 PM. While on a last-minute European holiday, a young woman finds herself in the middle of a real-life fairy tale when a chance meeting with a handsome local leads to something more. However, things get complicated when she learns that the “local” is actually a prince who is about to be crowned King, and whose mother is dead-set against her royal son’s romance with the tourist. The cast includes Merritt Patterson (The Royals) and Jack Donnelly (Atlantis).
On January 15, the 6th season premiere of Homeland will air at 9 PM on Showtime. Meanwhile, the eight-episode PBS series Victoria will debut at 9 PM for two hours that same night. The dramas follows Victoria (Jenna Coleman from Doctor Who) from the time she becomes Queen in 1837 at the age of 18 through her relationship with her first prime minister and intimate friend, Lord Melbourne (Rufus Sewell from The Man in the High Castle) and her courtship with and marriage to Prince Albert (Tom Hughes).
The Young Pope is the new HBO series that will debut on January 15 at 9 PM. Young and charming, Lenny Belardo, aka Pius XIII (Jude Law), is the first American Pope in history. His election seems to be the result of a simple yet effective media strategy on the part of the College of Cardinals. But appearances can be deceiving – above all, in the Vatican, where the leaders of the Church have chosen the great mystery of God as the compass guiding their existence. And Pius XIII proves to be the most mysterious and contradictory of them all. The cast includes Diane Keaton.
Lastly, on January 15, the Hallmark Movies & Mysteries movie Framed for Murder: A Fixer Upper Mystery will debut at 9 PM. In the small resort town of Lighthouse Cove, everyone knows that the best man for the job is a woman. And that woman is Shannon Hughes (singer-actress Jewel), owner of a construction company and an expert in Victorian home restoration and renovation. Through her renovations she will find clues to uncover the house’s secret past and in turn become an unlikely sleuth to help crack these unsolved mysteries. The cast includes Colin Ferguson (Eureka and Cedar Cove).
Mark your calendars!