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    [friday, january 15, 2021]    
12:01 AM AMAZON amazon feature film special: one night in miami…
[special presentation]
  APPLE TV+ dickinson: the daisy follows soft the sun (#204)
  HULU endlings: season 2 (#201-212)
[2nd season premiere]
  HULU hulu feature film special: the ultimate playlist of noise
[special presentation]
  APPLE TV+ servant: doll (#201)
[2nd season premiere]
  AMAZON tandav: season 1 (#101-109)
[series premiere]
3:01 AM DISNEY+ beyond the clouds: the concert of a lifetime (#107)
  NETFLIX bling empire: season 1 (#101-108)
[series premiere]
  NETFLIX carmen sandiego: season 4 (#401-408)
[series finale]
  DISCOVERY+ clown & the candyman, the: two monsters / the apex predator (#101/102)
[series premiere]
  LMC dead in the water
[original telefilm]
  NETFLIX disenchantment: part 3 (#301-310)
[3rd season premiere]
  DISNEY+ disney insider: puppet masters, authoring the force, capturing a kingdom (#107)
[special presentation]
  DISCOVERY+ gold rush: freddy dodge's mine rescue: a fine mess (#105)
  DISCOVERY+ hgtv house party: derek, maureen and dolly (#105)
[time slot premiere]
  NETFLIX lovestruck in the city: love is supposed to be crazy (#108)
  NETFLIX netflix documentary film special: what would sophia loren do?
[special presentation]
  NETFLIX netflix feature film special: double dad
[special presentation]
  NETFLIX netflix feature film special: outside the wire
[special presentation]
  NETFLIX netflix feature film special: tribhanga - tedhi medhi crazy
[special presentation]
  DISCOVERY+ paranormal caught on camera: cajun skunk ape and more (#321)
  DISNEY+ wandavision: episode 1 / episode 2 (#101/102)
[series premiere]
10:30 AM DISNEY puppy dog pals: new year, new bob/all for show
12:00 PM NICK paw patrol: moto pups: pups vs. the ruff-ruff pack (#720)
  OVATION remedy: testing, testing (0103BA)
12:30 PM NICK santiago of the seas: cecilia and the magic rubies/under the pirate moon (#120)
1:00 PM OVATION remedy: shift/change (0104BA)
4:00 PM GSN master minds: trivia, smarts & the pony express (#226)
4:30 PM GSN get a clue: the great outdoors (#210)
7:00 PM NICK astronauts, the: day 85 (#110)
[1st season finale]
7:30 PM DISNEY bunk'd: lou's still the boss, but now there's a ross
[5th season premiere]
  ESPN nba special: dallas mavericks at milwaukee bucks
8:00 PM BRAVO below deck galley talk: galley talk 811 (#103)
[new time slot]
  DISCOVERY gold rush: resurrecting monsters (#1112)
  CBS macgyver: jack + kinematics + safe cracker + mgkno3 + gto (#MAC512 fka 416)
  NBC nbc sports special: u.s. figure skating championship
[special presentation]
  VH1 rupaul's drag race: phenomenon (#1303)
  DISNEY secrets of sulphur springs: secrets of sulphur springs
[one-hour series premiere]
  HGTV self-made mansions: comfy kombucha (#103)
  ABC shark tank: episode 1211 (#1211)
  OXYGEN unexpected killer, an: twisted betrayal (#201)
[2nd season premiere]
  PBS washington week: episode 6029 (#6029)
  The CW whose line is it anyway?: gary anthony williams 7 (#906)
  LMN wrong mr. right, the
[original telefilm]
  FOX wwe's friday night smackdown: 011521 (WWE-2303)
8:30 PM PBS firing line with margaret hoover: episode 429 (#429)
9:00 PM PEACOCK amber ruffin show, the: tba (#112)
  FOOD diners, drive-ins & dives: triple d nation: from sausage to saltfish (#SP115)
  OXYGEN framed by the killer: the sex cult frame (#101)
[series premiere]
  DISCOVERY gold rush: white water: tba (#408)
  A&E live rescue: live rescue - 01.15.21 (#330)
[3rd season finale]
  WE love after lockup: life after lockup: life after lockup: truth bombs (#326)
  CBS magnum p.i.: the day danger walked in (#MPI305)
  PBS pbs special: in concert at the hollywood bowl "musicals and the movies" (#101)
  The CW penn & teller: fool us: teller versus penn: the rematch (#716)
  OWN ready to love: reunion special- part one (#212)
[one-hour special presentation]
  HISTORY unxplained, the: secrets of america's monuments (#209)
9:01 PM ABC 20/20: tba
9:30 PM VH1 rupaul's drag race: untucked: phenomenon (#903)
10:00 PM OWN belle collective: welcome to mississippi! (#101)
[series premiere]
  PBS great performances: the magic of callas (#4513)
  DISCOVERY mystery at blind frog ranch: mormon gold (#103)
  ESPN nba special: new orleans pelicans at los angeles lakers
  HBO real time with bill maher: kellyanne conway; katie couric; and matt jones (#551/1901)
[19th season premiere]
11:00 PM TBS eleague: madden nfl 21 - ep2 derwin vs. the world
  BBCA graham norton show, the: anya taylor-joy, regina king, david mitchell, robert webb, olly alexander and yungblud
  MTV ridiculousness: chanel and sterling cclx

[status] [# of series]
· canceled/ended (2020-2021 season) 87 series
· on hiatus or fate to be determined 1783 series
· currently airing (winter 2021) 361 series
· new this winter (yet to premiere) 72 series
· returning this winter (yet to premiere) 101 series
· new this spring (yet to premiere) 9 series
· returning this spring (yet to premiere) 22 series
· new this summer (yet to premiere) 5 series
· returning this summer (yet to premiere) 4 series
· new in 2021/2022 (date TBA) 218 series
· returning in 2021/2022 (date TBA) 398 series
· canceled/ended (2019-2020 season) 267 series

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Thursday's Broadcast Ratings: "Celebrity Wheel of Fortune" Keeps ABC on Top
The Alphabet's game show trio leads the night in both total viewers and adults 18-49.

[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 - 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.

[01/15/21 - 09:29 AM]
HBO's "Last Week Tonight with John Oliver" Returns February 14
The series has received a staggering 20 Emmys(R) since its premiere in 2014.

[01/15/21 - 09:29 AM]
Video: Official Trailer for Season One of "Flack" Available Now
All six episodes of the first season will premiere on Prime Video January 22 while season two will premiere at a later date in 2021.

[01/15/21 - 09:07 AM]
CBS All Access Announces Guest Stars for Season Four of "No Activity"
Louie Anderson, Kevin Bacon, Jillian Bell, D'Arcy Carden, Rob Delaney, Elle Fanning, Will Forte, Kimberly Hébert Gregory, Udo Kier, Lamorne Morris, Oscar Nuñez, Hannah Simone, June Squibb and Samara Weaving are all on tap.

[01/15/21 - 09:00 AM]
"Drawn to Change" Featuring 12-Year-Old Activist Yolanda Renee King, Premieres Jan. 16 in Celebration of Martin Luther King Jr. Day
The episode highlights her goals to continue with her grandfather's legacy, as well as her work in activism and climate change.

[01/15/21 - 09:00 AM]
Video: Apple TV+ Unveils Out of This World Trailer for Season Two of Epic Space Drama "For All Mankind"
The first episode of the 10-episode second season will debut globally on Friday, February 19, followed by one new episode weekly, every Friday, exclusively on Apple TV+.

[01/15/21 - 08:35 AM]
Thursday's Broadcast Ratings: "Celebrity Wheel of Fortune" Keeps ABC on Top
The Alphabet's game show trio leads the night in both total viewers and adults 18-49.

[01/15/21 - 08:30 AM]
IMDb TV and Amazon Studios Greenlight Uninterrupted's Docu-Series, "Top Class: The Life and Times of the Sierra Canyon Trailblazers," on Renowned High School Basketball Dynasty
The series follows the highs and lows of the team's grueling, highly publicized quest for a third straight state championship.