January 2021 TV and Streaming Calendar

by IMDb-Editors | created - 2 months ago | updated - 1 month ago | Public

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1. Doctor Who (2005– )

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

The further adventures in time and space of the alien adventurer known as the Doctor and their companions from planet Earth.

Stars: Jodie Whittaker, Peter Capaldi, Pearl Mackie, Matt Smith

Votes: 200,391

Friday, Jan. 1, on BBC America

2. Dream Home Makeover (2020– )

TV-G | Reality-TV

Shea and Syd McGee of Studio McGee help dreams come true for real families looking to update their home tailored to their own unique style.

Stars: Shea McGee, Syd McGee

Votes: 741

Friday, Jan. 1, on Netflix

3. Earth to Ned (2020– )

TV-PG | 30 min | Comedy, Sci-Fi, Talk-Show

Ned, a blue-skinned alien and his lieutenant Cornelius, who were sent to scout Earth for an eventual invasion - but instead became obsessed with our popular culture. Now, they host a talk show.

Stars: Paul Rugg, Michael Oosterom, Colleen Smith, Raymond Carr

Votes: 284

Friday, Jan. 1, on Disney Plus

4. Headspace: Guide to Meditation (2021– )

TV-G | Documentary, Animation

Over the course of eight animated episodes, Andy Puddicombe—former Buddhist monk and co-founder of the globally beloved Headspace meditation app—takes viewers through the benefits and science behind meditation.

Star: Andy Puddicombe

Votes: 808

Friday, Jan. 1, on Netflix

5. The Minimalists: Less Is Now (2021)

TV-14 | 53 min | Documentary

The Minimalists have reworked this phrase to create a sense of urgency for today’s consumer culture: now is the time for less.

Director: Matt D'Avella | Stars: Joshua Fields Millburn, Ryan Nicodemus, Dave Ramsey, Denaye Barahona

Votes: 2,733

Friday, Jan. 1, on Netflix

6. RuPaul's Drag Race (2009– )

TV-14 | 63 min | Game-Show, Reality-TV

RuPaul searches for America's next drag superstar.

Stars: RuPaul, Michelle Visage, Santino Rice, Jason Carter

Votes: 15,511

Friday, Jan. 1, on VH1

7. RuPaul's Drag Race: Untucked! (2010– )

TV-14 | 21 min | Reality-TV

RuPaul's Drag Race: Untucked! is the access-all-areas pass to the drama that you didn't see on the runway--the backstage bitchiness, the catfights, the struggles, the tears and the secrets.... See full summary »

Stars: RuPaul, Michelle Visage, Santino Rice, Sutan Amrull

Votes: 2,981

Friday, Jan. 1, on VH1

8. We Can Be Heroes (II) (2020)

PG | 100 min | Action, Comedy, Drama

51 Metascore

When alien invaders capture the Earth's superheroes, their kids must learn to work together to save their parents- and the planet.

Director: Robert Rodriguez | Stars: YaYa Gosselin, Pedro Pascal, Priyanka Chopra, Lyon Daniels

Votes: 10,248

Friday, Jan. 1, on Netflix

9. What Happened to Mr Cha? (2021)

102 min | Comedy, Drama

Cha In-Pyo was once a popular actor, but he is not anymore. He struggles to regain his popularity.

Director: Dong-kyu Kim | Stars: In-Pyo Cha, Jae-Ryong Song

Votes: 199

Friday, Jan. 1, on Netflix

10. The Wrong Real Estate Agent (2021 TV Movie)


Single working mother, Julie, and her teenage daughter, Maddie, rent a beautiful house on several acres of land from a friendly real estate agent, Charles, who they know well and lives ... See full summary »

Director: David DeCoteau | Stars: Vivica A. Fox, Andres Londono, Alaya Lee Walton, Tom Sandoval

Votes: 99

Friday, Jan. 1, on LMN

11. Asphalt Burning (2020)

TV-14 | 100 min | Action, Comedy

The third and final installment in the Burnout trilogy. This time, the road leads trough Norway, to Sweden, Denmark and finally Germany to race on the famous racing track, Nürburgring.

Director: Hallvard Bræin | Stars: Ruby O. Fee, Alexandra Maria Lara, Shelby Young, Kellen Goff

Votes: 1,621

Saturday, Jan. 2, on Netflix

12. Call Me Kat (2021– )

TV-PG | 21 min | Comedy

A 39-year-old woman decides to use the money her parents had been saving for her wedding to open a cat-themed cafe.

Stars: Mayim Bialik, Swoosie Kurtz, Leslie Jordan, Kyla Pratt

Votes: 2,962

Sunday, Jan. 3, on Fox

13. Expedition Bigfoot (2019– )


Harrowing experience and pioneering endeavor in an undisclosed, remote location in a 90,000-acre swath of land in central Oregon.

Stars: Ronny Leblanc, Erik Thompson, Russell Acord, Ryan Golembeske

Votes: 231

Sunday, Jan. 3, on Travel

14. Home Town (2016– )

TV-G | Reality-TV

Ben and Erin Napier work with each other to change old homes into dream homes.

Stars: Ben Napier, Erin Napier, Amber Hayes, Kelvin Robinson

Votes: 714

Sunday, Jan. 3, on HGTV

15. Last Man Standing (2011–2021)

TV-PG | 30 min | Comedy

A married father of three tries to maintain his manliness in a world increasingly dominated by women.

Stars: Tim Allen, Nancy Travis, Hector Elizondo, Christoph Sanders

Votes: 29,555

Sunday, Jan. 3, on Fox

16. The Rookie (2018– )

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

Starting over isn't easy, especially for John Nolan who, after a life-altering incident, is pursuing his dream of joining the LAPD. As their oldest rookie, he's met with skepticism from those who see him as just a walking midlife crisis.

Stars: Nathan Fillion, Alyssa Diaz, Richard T. Jones, Titus Makin Jr.

Votes: 20,311

Sunday, Jan. 3, on ABC

17. The Watch (2020– )

TV-14 | Action, Adventure, Comedy

Based on the characters from Terry Pratchett's Discworld novels, A group of misfit cops rise up from decades of helplessness to save their corrupt city from catastrophe.

Stars: Richard Dormer, Lara Rossi, Adam Hugill, Marama Corlett

Votes: 3,106

Sunday, Jan. 3, on BBC America

18. Worst Cooks in America (2010– )

TV-G | 60 min | Comedy, Game-Show, Reality-TV

Some of the worst cooks in the country will compete in an elimination series. The last two standing have the chance to cook for culinary critics and win a cash prize.

Stars: Anne Burrell, Tyler Florence, Bobby Flay, Rachael Ray

Votes: 1,172

Sunday, Jan. 3, on Food

19. 30 Coins (2020– )

TV-MA | 60 min | Drama, Fantasy, Horror

An exiled priest tries to escape his demons while living in a remote village in Spain.

Stars: Eduard Fernández, Megan Montaner, Miguel Ángel Silvestre, Macarena Gómez

Votes: 4,617

Monday, Jan. 4, on HBO

20. 100 Day Dream Home (2019– )


A husband-and-wife team from Tampa, Florida, making dream homes come true. She's the Realtor, he's the developer and together they help clients both design and build the perfect house from the ground up in 100 days or less.

Stars: Brian Kleinschmidt, Mika Kleinschmidt

Votes: 35

Monday, Jan. 4, on HGTV

21. 1000-lb Sisters (2020– )

TV-14 | 42 min | Reality-TV

The Slaton sisters averaging over a thousand pounds, have always depended on each other for support. Now in their 30s, Amy wants to have children, but cannot due to her weight, while her elder sister Tammy is near bedridden.

Stars: Amy Slaton, Tammy Slaton, Michael Slaton, Chris Slaton

Votes: 310

Monday, Jan. 4, on TLC

22. The Bachelor (2002– )

TV-14 | 60 min | Drama, Game-Show, Reality-TV

A single bachelor dates multiple women over several weeks, narrowing them down to hopefully find his true love.

Stars: Chris Harrison, Brad Womack, Sean Lowe, Ben Higgins

Votes: 6,345

Monday, Jan. 4, on ABC

23. Ellen's Game of Games (2017– )

60 min | Game-Show

Contestants compete for prizes in a series of games based on The Ellen Show, for a chance to win $100,000.

Stars: Ellen DeGeneres, Stephen Boss, Rachel Marsh, Steven Natale

Votes: 874

Monday, Jan. 4, on NBC

24. Gold Rush: Freddy Dodge's Mine Rescue (2021– )


Freddy helps mine owners who've sunk everything into their operations but are ready to call it quits.

Stars: Paul Christie, Fred Dodge, Juan Ibarra, Judy Martinson

Votes: 111

Monday, Jan. 4, on Discovery Plus

25. Judi Dench's Wild Borneo Adventure (2019)

120 min | Documentary

Cameras follow the actress as she embarks upon the trip of a lifetime to explore the lush rain-forests, magical wildlife and spectacular coastlines of Malaysian Borneo.

Star: Judi Dench

Votes: 49

Monday, Jan. 4, on Discovery Plus

26. Monster Garage (2002–2007)

TV-PG | 50 min | Reality-TV, Sport

Expert mechanic Jesse James helms this high-octane series that transforms regular cars into outrageous vehicles in just seven days.

Stars: Jesse James, Hector Orlandi, George Barris, Jonathon Babek

Votes: 629

Monday, Jan. 4, on Discovery Plus

27. Mysterious Planet (2019– )


It is an epic journey to the ends of the earth to unlock the greatest mysteries behind the world's most incredible species.

Votes: 31

Monday, Jan. 4, on Discovery Plus

Monday, Jan. 4, on Discovery Plus

29. Race Across the World (2019– )

59 min | Documentary, Game-Show

5 pairs of travellers race from London to the Far East without taking a single flight, a budget and with no smartphone in sight.

Stars: Alex, Bindu, Darron, Elaine

Votes: 414

Monday, Jan. 4, on Discovery Plus

30. Six Degrees with Mike Rowe (2021– )

Documentary, History, Reality-TV

Mike Rowe shows how many things in the world are connected. By using historical facts, Mike takes two seemingly unrelated things and shows an indirect connection.

Stars: Mike Rowe, Charles Bain, Derek Logan, Tim Millard

Votes: 66

Monday, Jan. 4, on Discovery Plus

Monday, Jan. 4, on Discovery Plus

32. Gabby's Dollhouse (2021– )

TV-Y | Animation, Short, Adventure

This colorful series leads preschoolers room to room through a fantastical dollhouse of delightful mini-worlds and irresistible kitty characters.

Stars: Laila Lockhart Kraner, Tucker Chandler, Juliet Donenfeld, Sainty Nelsen

Votes: 95

Tuesday, Jan. 5, on Netflix

33. History of Swear Words (2021– )

TV-MA | 20 min | Documentary, Comedy

An education in expletives: the history lesson you didn’t know you needed hosted by Nicolas Cage. A loud and proudly profane series that explores the origins, pop culture-usage, science and cultural impact of curse words.

Stars: Nikki Glaser, London Hughes, Elvis Mitchell, Melissa Mohr

Votes: 3,398

Tuesday, Jan. 5, on Netflix

34. Nailed It! Mexico (2019– )

Game-Show, Reality-TV

Hosted by Omar Chaparro and head judge Anna Ruiz, home bakers in Mexico with a terrible track record take a shot at recreating edible masterpieces for a $10,000 prize. It's part competition, part hot mess.

Stars: Omar Chaparro, Anna Ruiz, José Ramón Castillo, Amirah Kassem

Votes: 260

Tuesday, Jan. 5, on Netflix

35. Nurses (2020– )

TV-PG | Drama

The series follows five young nurses working on the front lines of St. Mary's Hospital dedicating their lives to helping others, while figuring out how to help themselves.

Stars: Tiera Skovbye, Natasha Calis, Jordan Johnson-Hinds, Sandy Sidhu

Votes: 1,270

Tuesday, Jan. 5, on NBC

36. The Real Housewives of Dallas (2016–2021)

TV-14 | 43 min | Reality-TV

A natural expansion for "The Real Housewives" franchise, the extravagant, over-the-top city of Dallas is deeply rooted in Texan pride, where people believe that if they are lucky enough to ... See full summary »

Stars: Stephanie Hollman, Brandi Redmond, LeeAnne Locken, Kameron Westcott

Votes: 493

Tuesday, Jan. 5, on Bravo

37. This Is Us (2016– )

TV-14 | 45 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

A heartwarming and emotional story about a unique set of triplets, their struggles and their wonderful parents.

Stars: Milo Ventimiglia, Mandy Moore, Sterling K. Brown, Chrissy Metz

Votes: 107,475

Tuesday, Jan. 5, on NBC

38. Zoey's Extraordinary Playlist (2020– )

TV-14 | 60 min | Comedy, Drama, Musical

A young woman discovers she has the ability to hear the innermost thoughts of people around her as songs and musical numbers.

Stars: Jane Levy, Skylar Astin, Alex Newell, John Clarence Stewart

Votes: 10,932

Tuesday, Jan. 5, on NBC

39. Chicago Fire (2012– )

TV-14 | 43 min | Action, Drama

The story of firefighters in Chicago, both on a personal and professional level

Stars: Jesse Spencer, Taylor Kinney, Christian Stolte, Eamonn Walker

Votes: 38,835

Wednesday, Jan. 6, on NBC

40. Chicago Med (2015– )

TV-14 | 43 min | Drama

The city's most highly skilled medical team saves lives, while navigating their unique interpersonal relationships.

Stars: Nick Gehlfuss, Yaya DaCosta, Torrey DeVitto, Brian Tee

Votes: 15,178

Wednesday, Jan. 6, on NBC

41. Chicago P.D. (2014– )

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

Follows District 21 of the Chicago Police Department, which is made up of two distinctly different groups: the uniformed cops and the Intelligence Unit.

Stars: Jason Beghe, Jesse Lee Soffer, Patrick John Flueger, Marina Squerciati

Votes: 28,549

Wednesday, Jan. 6, on NBC

42. House in a Hurry (2020– )


Finding the right house to buy is stressful and, for some, can take months or even years. However, unexpected relocations and compelling situations force these homebuyers to find the ... See full summary »

Star: Kristin Wood

Votes: 14

Wednesday, Jan. 6, on HGTV

43. Name That Tune (2021– )

TV-PG | Game-Show, Music

Two players compete against each other in a race against the clock to test their knowledge of songs performed by a live band.

Stars: Randy Jackson, Jane Krakowski

Votes: 178

Wednesday, Jan. 6, on Fox

44. Surviving Death (2021– )

TV-MA | 50 min | Documentary, Reality-TV

Explores questions that have been contemplated throughout time: What does it mean to die, and is death the end of our existence? Weaving together innovative new research with firsthand accounts from those who’ve been close to death.

Votes: 1,261

Wednesday, Jan. 6, on Netflix

45. Undercover Billionaire (2019– )

TV-PG | 42 min | Reality-TV

A successful entrepreneur is dropped into a remote community with little resources and has 90 days to create a successful company.

Stars: Grant Cardone, Elaine Culotti, Monique Mosley, Glenn Stearns

Votes: 387

Wednesday, Jan. 6, on Discovery

46. Coyote (2021– )

TV-MA | 290 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller