IMDb Picks: January TV Premieres

by IMDb-Editors | created - 20 Dec 2016 | updated - 29 Dec 2016 | Public

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1. Sherlock (2010– )

TV-14 | 88 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

A modern update finds the famous sleuth and his doctor partner solving crime in 21st century London.

Stars: Benedict Cumberbatch, Martin Freeman, Una Stubbs, Rupert Graves

Votes: 672,494

"Sherlock" premieres Sunday, Jan. 1, at 9 p.m. ET/PT on PBS.

2. The Mick (2017–2018)

TV-14 | 30 min | Comedy

A hard-living aunt is forced to take care of her wealthy sister's spoiled kids after the mom flees the country to avoid criminal charges.

Stars: Kaitlin Olson, Sofia Black-D'Elia, Thomas Barbusca, Carla Jimenez

Votes: 10,931

"The Mick" premieres Sunday, Jan. 1, at 8 p.m. ET/PT on FOX.

3. Beyond (I) (2016–2018)

TV-14 | 43 min | Drama, Fantasy, Mystery

A young man wakes up from a 12 year coma to discover new abilities that come to propel him into the middle of a dangerous conspiracy.

Stars: Burkely Duffield, Dilan Gwyn, Jonathan Whitesell, Michael McGrady

Votes: 6,008

"Beyond" premieres Monday, Jan. 2, at 9 p.m. ET/PT on Freeform.

4. Shadowhunters: The Mortal Instruments (2016– )

TV-14 | 42 min | Action, Fantasy, Romance

After her mother disappears, Clary must venture into the dark world of demon hunting, and embrace her new role among the Shadowhunters.

Stars: Katherine McNamara, Dominic Sherwood, Alberto Rosende, Matthew Daddario

Votes: 41,754

"Shadowhunters" premieres Monday, Jan. 2, at 8 p.m. ET/PT on Freeform.

5. Bones (2005–2017)

TV-14 | 40 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

Forensic anthropologist Dr. Temperance "Bones" Brennan and cocky F.B.I. Special Agent Seeley Booth build a team to investigate murders. Quite often, there isn't more to examine than rotten flesh or mere bones.

Stars: Emily Deschanel, David Boreanaz, Michaela Conlin, T.J. Thyne

Votes: 127,523

"Bones" premieres Tuesday, Jan. 3, at 9 p.m. ET/PT on FOX.

6. Star (2016– )

TV-14 | 42 min | Drama, Music, Musical

A trio of women form a musical group in Atlanta.

Stars: Jude Demorest, Brittany O'Grady, Ryan Destiny, Amiyah Scott

Votes: 3,010

"Star" premieres Wednesday, Jan. 4, on FOX.

7. It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia (2005– )

TV-MA | 22 min | Comedy

Five friends with big egos and slightly arrogant attitudes are the proprietors of an Irish bar in Philadelphia.

Stars: Charlie Day, Glenn Howerton, Rob McElhenney, Kaitlin Olson

Votes: 165,265

"It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia" premieres Wednesday, Jan. 4, at 10 p.m. ET/PT on FXX.

8. Man Seeking Woman (2015–2017)

TV-MA | 21 min | Comedy, Fantasy, Romance

A naive romantic goes on a desperate quest for love when his longtime girlfriend dumps him.

Stars: Jay Baruchel, Eric André, Britt Lower, Robin Duke

Votes: 8,403

"Man Seeking Woman" premieres Wednesday, Jan. 4, at 10:30 p.m. ET/PT on FXX.

9. Blindspot (2015– )

TV-14 | 42 min | Action, Crime, Drama

Jane Doe is found in Times Square with no memory and mysterious tattoos on her body.

Stars: Sullivan Stapleton, Jaimie Alexander, Rob Brown, Audrey Esparza

Votes: 57,734

"Blindspot" returns Wednesday, Jan. 4, on NBC.

10. Nashville (2012–2018)

TV-PG | 43 min | Drama, Music, Romance

Follows the lives and tragedies of rising and fading country music stars in Nashville, Tennessee.

Stars: Hayden Panettiere, Clare Bowen, Charles Esten, Jonathan Jackson

Votes: 21,397

"Nashville" premieres Thursday, Jan. 5, at 9 p.m. ET/PT on CMT.

11. Portlandia (2011–2018)

TV-14 | 22 min | Comedy

A sketch-comedy series that parodies life in Portland, Oregon.

Stars: Fred Armisen, Carrie Brownstein, Kyle MacLachlan, Sam Adams

Votes: 15,993

"Portlandia" premieres Thursday, Jan. 5, at 10 p.m. ET/PT on IFC.

12. The Blacklist (2013– )

TV-14 | 43 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

A new FBI profiler, Elizabeth Keen, has her entire life uprooted when a mysterious criminal, Raymond Reddington, who has eluded capture for decades, turns himself in and insists on speaking only to her.

Stars: James Spader, Megan Boone, Diego Klattenhoff, Ryan Eggold

Votes: 147,807

"The Blacklist" returns Thursday, Jan. 5, on NBC.

13. Grimm (2011–2017)

TV-14 | 45 min | Drama, Fantasy, Horror

A homicide detective discovers he is a descendant of hunters who fight supernatural forces.

Stars: David Giuntoli, Russell Hornsby, Silas Weir Mitchell, Sasha Roiz

Votes: 99,555

"Grimm" premieres Friday, Jan. 6, at 8 p.m. ET/PT on NBC.

14. Rosewood (2015–2017)

TV-14 | 42 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

Miami pathologist Dr. Beaumont Rosewood, Jr. finds secrets in people's bodies using his state-of-the-art laboratory equipment.

Stars: Morris Chestnut, Jaina Lee Ortiz, Gabrielle Dennis, Anna Konkle

Votes: 6,204

"Rosewood" premieres Friday, Jan. 6, at 8 p.m. ET/PT on FOX.

15. Sleepy Hollow (2013–2017)

TV-14 | 45 min | Adventure, Drama, Fantasy

Ichabod Crane is resurrected and pulled two and a half centuries through time to unravel a mystery that dates all the way back to the founding fathers.

Stars: Tom Mison, Lyndie Greenwood, Nicole Beharie, Orlando Jones

Votes: 54,686

"Sleepy Hollow" premieres Friday, Jan. 6, at 9 p.m. ET/PT on FOX.

16. Emerald City (2016–2017)

TV-14 | 60 min | Adventure, Drama, Fantasy

A modern reimagining of the stories that led to 'The Wizard of Oz'.

Stars: Adria Arjona, Oliver Jackson-Cohen, Ana Ularu, Gerran Howell

Votes: 10,305

"Emerald City" premieres Friday, Jan. 6, at 9 p.m. ET/PT on NBC.

17. Crazy Ex-Girlfriend (2015– )

TV-14 | 42 min | Comedy, Musical

A young woman abandons a choice job at a law firm and her life in New York in an attempt to find happiness in the unlikely locale of West Covina, California.

Stars: Rachel Bloom, Donna Lynne Champlin, Vincent Rodriguez III, Pete Gardner

Votes: 12,321

"Crazy Ex-Girlfriend" returns Friday, Jan. 6, on FOX.

18. Taboo (2017– )

TV-MA | 59 min | Drama, Mystery, Thriller

Adventurer James Keziah Delaney returns to London during the War of 1812 to rebuild his late father's shipping empire. However, both the government and his biggest competitor want his inheritance at any cost - even murder.

Stars: Tom Hardy, David Hayman, Jonathan Pryce, Oona Chaplin

Votes: 93,573

"Taboo" premieres Tuesday, Jan. 10, at 10 p.m. ET/PT on FX.

19. Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. (2013– )

TV-PG | 45 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

The missions of the Strategic Homeland Intervention, Enforcement and Logistics Division.

Stars: Clark Gregg, Ming-Na Wen, Brett Dalton, Iain De Caestecker

Votes: 177,390

"Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D." returns Tuesday, Jan. 10, at 10 p.m. ET/PT on ABC.

20. Schitt's Creek (2015– )

TV-14 | 22 min | Comedy

When rich video-store magnate Johnny Rose and his family suddenly find themselves broke, they are forced to leave their pampered lives to regroup in Schitt's Creek.

Stars: Eugene Levy, Catherine O'Hara, Dan Levy, Annie Murphy

Votes: 13,208

"Schitt's Creek" premieres Wednesday, Jan. 11, at 8 p.m. ET/PT on Pop.

21. A Series of Unfortunate Events (2017– )

TV-PG | 50 min | Adventure, Comedy, Drama

After the loss of their parents in a mysterious fire, the three Baudelaire children face trials and tribulations attempting to uncover dark family secrets.

Stars: Neil Patrick Harris, Patrick Warburton, Malina Weissman, Louis Hynes

Votes: 39,603

"A Series of Unfortunate Events" premieres Friday, Jan. 13, on Netflix.

22. Sneaky Pete (2015– )

TV-MA | 60 min | Crime, Drama

A con man on the run from a vicious gangster takes cover by assuming the identity of his prison cellmate, Pete, reuniting with his estranged family, that threatens to drag him into a world ... See full summary »

Stars: Giovanni Ribisi, Marin Ireland, Shane McRae, Libe Barer

Votes: 20,296

"Sneaky Pete" premieres Friday, Jan. 13, on Amazon Prime.

23. Homeland (2011– )

TV-MA | 55 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

A bipolar CIA operative becomes convinced a prisoner of war has been turned by al-Qaeda and is planning to carry out a terrorist attack on American soil.

Stars: Claire Danes, Mandy Patinkin, Damian Lewis, Rupert Friend

Votes: 271,712

"Homeland" premieres Sunday, Jan. 15, at 9 p.m. ET/PT on Showtime.

24. The Young Pope (2016– )

TV-MA | 546 min | Drama

The beginning of the pontificate of Lenny Belardo, alias Pius XIII, the first American Pope in history.

Stars: Jude Law, Diane Keaton, Silvio Orlando, Javier Cámara

Votes: 25,852

"The Young Pope" premieres Sunday, Jan. 15, at 9 p.m. ET/PT on HBO.

25. Gotham (2014– )

TV-14 | 42 min | Action, Crime, Drama

The story behind Detective James Gordon's rise to prominence in Gotham City in the years before Batman's arrival.

Stars: Ben McKenzie, Jada Pinkett Smith, Donal Logue, Camren Bicondova

Votes: 184,429

"Gotham" returns Monday, Jan. 16, on FOX.

26. Baskets (2016– )

TV-MA | 30 min | Comedy, Drama

After failing at a prestigious French clowning college, Chip Baskets looks to keep his dream of becoming a professional clown alive.

Stars: Zach Galifianakis, Martha Kelly, Louie Anderson, Ernest Adams

Votes: 8,403

"Baskets" premieres Thursday, Jan. 19, at 10 p.m. ET/PT on FX.

27. Scandal (2012–2018)

TV-14 | 43 min | Drama, Thriller

A former White House Communications Director starts her own crisis management firm only to realize her clients are not the only ones with secrets.

Stars: Kerry Washington, Darby Stanchfield, Katie Lowes, Guillermo Díaz

Votes: 62,354

"Scandal" premieres Thursday, Jan. 19, at 9 p.m. ET/PT on ABC.

28. Supergirl (2015– )

TV-PG | 43 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

The adventures of Superman's cousin in her own superhero career.

Stars: Melissa Benoist, Mehcad Brooks, Chyler Leigh, David Harewood

Votes: 90,218

"Supergirl" premieres Monday, Jan. 23, at 8 p.m. ET/PT on the CW.

29. Outsiders (I) (2016–2017)

TV-MA | 60 min | Drama

A struggle for power and control set in the rugged and mysterious hills of Appalachia, "Outsiders" tells the story of the Farrell clan, a family of outsiders who've been in these parts ... See full summary »

Stars: David Morse, Ryan Hurst, Kyle Gallner, Christina Jackson

Votes: 6,671

"Outsiders" premieres Tuesday, Jan. 24, on WGN.

30. The Flash (2014– )

TV-PG | 43 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

After being struck by lightning, Barry Allen wakes up from his coma to discover he's been given the power of super speed, becoming the Flash, fighting crime in Central City.

Stars: Grant Gustin, Candice Patton, Danielle Panabaker, Carlos Valdes

Votes: 262,935

"The Flash" returns Tuesday, Jan. 24, at 8 p.m. ET/PT on the CW.

31. The Path (2016–2018)

TV-MA | 60 min | Drama

A man who converts to a controversial following suffers from a crisis of faith.

Stars: Aaron Paul, Michelle Monaghan, Emma Greenwell, Kyle Allen

Votes: 7,391

"The Path" premieres Wednesday, Jan. 25, on Hulu.

32. Arrow (2012– )

TV-14 | 42 min | Action, Adventure, Crime

Spoiled billionaire playboy Oliver Queen is missing and presumed dead when his yacht is lost at sea. He returns five years later a changed man, determined to clean up the city as a hooded vigilante armed with a bow.

Stars: Stephen Amell, Katie Cassidy, David Ramsey, Susanna Thompson

Votes: 368,120

"Arrow" returns Wednesday, Jan. 25, at 8 p.m. ET/PT on the CW.

33. Mercy Street (2016–2017)

TV-14 | 53 min | Drama, History

Follows the lives of two volunteer nurses on opposing sides of the Civil War - New England abolitionist Mary Phinney and Confederate supporter Emma Green.

Stars: McKinley Belcher III, Suzanne Bertish, Norbert Leo Butz, Gary Cole

Votes: 2,059

"Mercy Street" returns Sunday, Jan. 22, at 8 p.m. ET/PT on PBS.

34. The Magicians (2015– )

TV-14 | 60 min | Drama, Fantasy

After being recruited to a secretive academy, a group of students discover that the magic they read about as children is very real-and more dangerous than they ever imagined.

Stars: Jason Ralph, Stella Maeve, Hale Appleman, Arjun Gupta

Votes: 31,812

"The Magicians" premieres Wednesday, Jan. 25, at 9 p.m. ET/PT on Syfy.

35. Riverdale (2016– )

TV-14 | 45 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

A subversive take on Archie and his friends, exploring small town life, the darkness and weirdness bubbling beneath Riverdale's wholesome facade.

Stars: K.J. Apa, Lili Reinhart, Camila Mendes, Cole Sprouse

Votes: 72,467

"Riverdale" premieres Thursday, Jan. 26, at 9 p.m. ET/PT on the CW.

36. Z: The Beginning of Everything (2015–2017)

TV-14 | 27 min | Biography, Drama

Z is a biography series based on the life of Zelda Sayre Fitzgerald, the brilliant, beautiful and talented Southern Belle who becomes the original flapper and icon of the wild, flamboyant ... See full summary »

Stars: Christina Ricci, David Hoflin, Kristine Nielsen, David Strathairn

Votes: 2,801

"Z: The Beginning of Everything" premieres Friday, Jan. 27, on Hulu.

37. Black Sails (2014–2017)

TV-MA | 56 min | Adventure, Drama

Follows Captain Flint and his pirates twenty years prior to Robert Louis Stevenson's classic novel "Treasure Island."

Stars: Jessica Parker Kennedy, Toby Stephens, Hannah New, Zach McGowan

Votes: 78,770

"Black Sails" premieres Sunday, Jan. 29, at 9 p.m. ET/PT on Starz.

38. The Fosters (2013–2018)

TV-14 | 60 min | Drama, Romance

Teenager Callie Jacob is placed in a foster home with a lesbian couple and their blend of biological, adoptive, and foster children.

Stars: Teri Polo, Sherri Saum, Hayden Byerly, David Lambert

Votes: 21,695

"The Fosters" premieres Tuesday, Jan. 31, at 8 p.m. ET/PT on Freeform.

39. Switched at Birth (2011–2017)

60 min | Drama, Family, Romance

Two teenage girls' lives are turned upside down when they find out they were switched at birth.

Stars: Katie Leclerc, Vanessa Marano, Constance Marie, D.W. Moffett

Votes: 21,345

"Switched at Birth" premieres Tuesday, Jan. 31, at 9 p.m. ET/PT on Freeform.



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