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    [monday, january 18, 2021]    
3:01 AM DISCOVERY+ 90 day diaries: first and foes (#104)
  DISCOVERY+ 90 day fiancĂ©: the other way strikes back!: it's possible (#104)
  ACORN TV acorn tv special: danger uxb (13 eps, 1979)
[special presentation]
  ACORN TV acorn tv special: nothing trivial, series 3 + finale (14 eps, 2012)
[special presentation]
  DISCOVERY+ dead files, the: shop of horrors (#1305)
  NETFLIX love so beautiful, a: don't worry.mp3 (#110)
  DISCOVERY+ monster garage: jesse james' shiner (#105)
  DISCOVERY+ onision: in real life: unmonitored and chaotic (#103)
[1st season finale]
8:55 AM DISNEY JUNIOR gigantosaurus: giganto games; coconuts for coco-phones
10:00 AM CARTOON craig of the creek: winter break
12:00 PM NBCSN nhl special: columbus at detroit
  NICK spongebob squarepants: lighthouse louie/hiccup plague (#261)
12:30 PM DISNEY JUNIOR dino ranch: big jon big trouble/min's quest (#V101)
[series premiere]
12:55 PM DISNEY JUNIOR dino ranch: stop that spinosaurus!/the spookasaurus (#V102)
4:00 PM GSN master minds: trivia, smarts & female marines (#227)
4:30 PM GSN get a clue: starry night (#211)
5:00 PM NBCSN nhl special: boston at n.y. islanders
6:00 PM GSN people puzzler: opa! (#101)
[series premiere]
7:00 PM OVATION crossing lines: everybody will know (0204BA)
7:30 PM NBCSN nhl special: buffalo at philadelphia
8:00 PM HGTV 100 day dream home: grand space for grandkids (#203)
  FOX 9-1-1: the new abnormal (NIN-401)
[4th season premiere]
  The CW all american: seasons pass (#301)
[3rd season premiere]
  SMITH america's hidden stories: madam president (#203)
  PBS antiques roadshow: vintage baltimore 2021 hour 2 (#2503)
  ABC bachelor, the: episode 2503 (#2503)
  OVATION crossing lines: home is where the heart is (0205BA)
  NBC ellen's game of games: dash test dummies (#406)
  VH1 love & hip hop secrets unlocked: family fuel (#103)
  CBS neighborhood, the: welcome to the motorcycle (#NEI307)
  DISCOVERY street outlaws: a new number one (#1702)
  TV ONE unsung: music and the movement - the reckoning
[one-hour special presentation]
  USA wwe raw: 011821 (#1443)
8:30 PM CBS bob (hearts) abishola: the wrong adebambo (#BHA206)
9:00 PM HBO 30 coins: memories (#04/104)
  PBS american masters: how it feels to be free (#3307-120)
  HISTORY american pickers: road trip gold (#2201)
[22nd season premiere]
  ID atlanta justice: no good deed (#104)
  BRAVO below deck: blue skies and uti's (#812)
  CBS cbs special: let's make a deal primetime (#20210118)
[one-hour special presentation]
  OVATION crossing lines: freedom (0206BA)
  TLC dr. pimple popper: don't sweat it! (#504)
  FOOD kids baking championship: picnic time (#905)
  DISCOVERY street outlaws: mega cash days: getcha cash (#102-120)
  HGTV ty breaker: small home, big family dilemma (#101)
  TV ONE unsung: music and the movement - the struggle
[one-hour special presentation]
  NBC wall, the: tamara and leo (#403)
  TRAVEL world's most unexplained: roadside creature and up in flames (#111)
9:01 PM FOX 9-1-1: lone star: back in the saddle (NLS-201)
[2nd season premiere]
10:00 PM TLC 1000-lb sisters: wake-up call (#203)
  CNBC american greed: the trials of michael avenatti (#187)
[14th season premiere]
  HISTORY american pickers: dani d delivers the goods (#2202)
  COOKING bizarre foods: delicious destinations: sitka (#907)
  CBS bull: to save a life (#BUL506)
  ABC good doctor, the: the uncertainty principale (#407)
  VICE hamilton's pharmacopeia: xenon: the perfect anesthetic? (#303)
  NBCSN nhl special: arizona at vegas
  TRAVEL paranormal declassified: tracking bigfoot (#105)
  BRAVO watch what happens live with andy cohen: isabelle "izzy" wouters & elizabeth frankini (#18012)
  NBC weakest link: who needs a designated thinker? (#112)
11:00 PM TBS conan: bob newhart (#1452)
  MTV ridiculousness: chanel and sterling cclxi
  USA straight up steve austin: ice-t (#202)

[status] [# of series]
· canceled/ended (2020-2021 season) 90 series
· on hiatus or fate to be determined 1795 series
· currently airing (winter 2021) 359 series
· new this winter (yet to premiere) 69 series
· returning this winter (yet to premiere) 94 series
· new this spring (yet to premiere) 10 series
· returning this spring (yet to premiere) 22 series
· new this summer (yet to premiere) 5 series
· returning this summer (yet to premiere) 5 series
· new in 2021/2022 (date TBA) 219 series
· returning in 2021/2022 (date TBA) 398 series
· canceled/ended (2019-2020 season) 267 series

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Sunday's Broadcast Ratings: NFL Playoffs Deliver Victory for FOX
The network's coverage towers over the night in both total viewers and adults 18-49.

[01/18/21 - 09:43 AM]
Series Nominations Announced for the 26th Annual Critics Choice Awards
The winners will be revealed live on The CW on Sunday, March 7, with acclaimed film, television, and stage star Taye Diggs returning to host for his third consecutive time.

[01/18/21 - 08:01 AM]
Sunday's Broadcast Ratings: NFL Playoffs Deliver Victory for FOX
The network's coverage towers over the night in both total viewers and adults 18-49.

[01/16/21 - 03:05 PM]
Video: First Promo for New Unscripted Variety Show "Game of Talents," Coming This March to FOX
Emmy winner Wayne Brady is set to host and executive produce the program, due in March.

[01/16/21 - 08:52 AM]
Friday's Broadcast Ratings: ABC, FOX Share Demo Crown; CBS Leads Total Viewers
The Alphabet's "Shark Tank" is the night's top draw among adults 18-49.

[01/15/21 - 11:29 PM]
Development Update: Friday, January 15
Updates include: Ethan Hawke set as villain in "Moon Knight" at Disney+; Kantemir Balagov to helm HBO's "The Last of Us"; and Apple TV+ fills out cast of Kevin Durant's "Swagger."

[01/15/21 - 04:00 PM]
discovery+ True Crime Highlights - Weeks of January 18 and January 25
Investigation Discovery's "Still a Mystery," "The Clown and the Candyman," "The Murder Tapes" and "American Monster" are among the latest to move originals to discovery+.

[01/15/21 - 01:05 PM]
NBC Set Premiere Dates for Its Two Upcoming Comedies "Young Rock" and "Kenan"
Look for both series back-to-back beginning Tuesday, February 16 in place of "Zoey's Extraordinary Playlist," which will return in the spring.

[01/15/21 - 12:50 PM]
BET Announces Its Multiplatform Programming Strategy for Inauguration 2021
Live coverage is scheduled to begin Wednesday, January 20 at 11:00 am ET/10c on BET.

[01/15/21 - 12:12 PM]
Video: "A Closer Look with Brian McKnight" - Official Trailer - ALLBLK
The show's latest installment bows Thursday, January 21 on the streaming service.

[01/15/21 - 11:50 AM]
ABC News Announces Special Coverage of the Inauguration of President-Elect Joe Biden Beginning Tuesday, Jan. 19
At 8:00 p.m. EST ABC News presents a primetime program, "The Inauguration of Joseph R. Biden, Jr. - An ABC News Special," that will provide reporting on and analysis of the historic moments from the day.

[01/15/21 - 11:38 AM]
Discovery Documents the Cutting-Edge Science Behind Creating a Vaccine to Conquer COVID-19
"The Vaccine: Conquering Covid" premiering Sunday, February 21 at 8 PM PT/ET on Discovery and streaming on discovery+.

[01/15/21 - 11:21 AM]
Netflix Partners with Renowned Author Dr. Ibram X. Kendi to Bring Three of His Bestselling Books to Life Onscreen
"Stamped from the Beginning: The Definitive History of Racist Ideas in America," "Stamped: Racism, Antiracism and You," and "Antiracist Baby" are the featured projects.

[01/15/21 - 11:01 AM]
"Selena: The Series" Captivates Fans Ahead of Anticipated Finale on May 14
25 million households around the world sang "Como la flor" along with part one in the first four weeks after it premiered in December.

[01/15/21 - 10:51 AM]
"Crikey! It's the Irwins" Returns with a New Season of Reopenings, Rescues, Newborn Wildlife and Exciting News About the Future Generation of the Irwin Family on Discovery+ Feb. 7
A sneak peek of the premiere episode will air on Animal Planet directly out of "Puppy Bowl XVII" on Sunday, Feb. 7 at 5 PM ET/PT.

[01/15/21 - 10:00 AM]
"Super Bowl Greatest Commercials 2021" Special Hosted by Boomer Esiason and Daniela Ruah to Be Broadcast Feb. 3 on CBS
Beginning today, viewers can watch and vote for their favorite Super Bowl commercial from the past 20 years at https://www.cbs.com/SBGC.