LOS ANGELES (thefutoncritic.com) -- Sci Fi and USA will once again open the new year with new episodes of their signature series, network sources confirmed to the site exclusively today.
Here's a breakdown of each network's plans:
-- USA's "Monk" and "Psych" will resume their new seasons on Friday, January 9 at 9:00/8:00c and 10:00/9:00c, respectively.
-- "Burn Notice" will likewise rejoin USA's schedule on Thursday, January 22 at 10:00/9:00c.
-- Over on Sci Fi, "Ghost Hunters International" returns with new episodes on Wednesday, January 7 at 9:00/8:00c.
-- "Stargate Atlantis" then will close its run on Friday, January 9 at 9:00/8:00c followed by the season finale of "Sanctuary" at 10:00/9:00c.
-- As previously announced, "Battlestar Galactica" will begin its swan song on Friday, January 16 at 10:00/9:00c. Also keep an eye out for "BSG: Essential Elements," a half-hour special on Sunday, January 11 at 11:00/10:00c. And if that wasn't enough "Galactica," it's understood the latest wave of webisodes for the series will be broadcast during the network's January 15 presentation of "Pitch Black."
-- The following week on Friday, January 23, Sci Fi will add repeats of the short-lived dramas "Invasion" and "Moonlight" at 8:00/7:00c and 9:00/8:00c, respectively, leading into "Galactica" at 10:00/9:00c.
-- And finally, there's a special "Super Bowl"-themed episode of the original "Ghost Hunters" set for Wednesday, January 28 at 9:00/8:00c.