Every January 2019 TV Release Date You Need to Know The couch potato's guide to 2019's best watching.

The new year is upon us, and that means it’s time for Hollywood to start kicking things into full gear. The first half of the year promises 2019 TV will have a lot of content worth watching.

Whether you love to laugh, cry, or just want to see a virgin sacrificed, the major networks have you covered. Look for the final seasons of fan favorites like You’re the Worst, along with reboots we’ve been waiting for, like Brooklyn Nine-Nine.

Here’s the best of what’s coming to TV screens in 2019.

January 1

A Series of Unfortunate Events: Season 3 (2019) 100% Netflix
Comedians of the World: Season 1, Netflix
Pinky Malinky: Season 1, Netflix
Tidying Up With Marie Kondo: Season 1, Netflix
365 Days of Love, Facebook Watch
The Gifted: Season 2 (2018) 82% 8 p.m., Fox (winter premiere)
Doctor Who: Resolution (2019 New Year’s Special) (2019) 100% 8 p.m., BBC America
My Big Fat Fabulous Life: Season 5, 8 p.m., TLC
Lethal Weapon: Season 3 (2018) 100% 9 p.m., Fox (winter premiere)
I Am Jazz: Season 5, 10 p.m., TLC

January 2

Gordon Ramsay’s 24 Hours to Hell and Back: Season 2 (2019) 8 p.m., Fox
grown-ish: Season 2 (2019) 8 p.m., Freeform
My 600-lb Life: Season 7, 8 p.m., TLC
The Masked Singer: Season 1 (2019) 36% 9 p.m., Fox
SEAL Team: Season 2 (2018) 9 p.m., CBS (winter premiere)
Project Runway All Stars: Season 7, 9 p.m., Lifetime
Criminal Minds: Season 14 (2018) 9 p.m., CBS (winter premiere)
American Beauty Star: Season 2, 10 p.m., Lifetime
Family By the Ton: Season 2, 10 p.m., TLC

January 3

Gotham: Season 5 (2018) 100% 8 p.m., Fox
The Big Bang Theory: Season 12 (2018) 8 p.m., CBS (winter premiere)
The Titan Games: Season 1 (2019) 8 p.m., NBC
The Orville: Season 2 (2018) 100% 9 p.m., Fox (time period premiere)
Young Sheldon: Season 2 (2018) 9 p.m., CBS (winter premiere)
Surviving R. Kelly, 9 p.m., Lifetime
Dr. Pimple Popper, 9 p.m., TLC
The Blacklist: Season 6 (2018) 10 p.m., NBC
Music City: Season 2 (2019) 10 p.m., CMT
Travel Man: Season 1, 10 p.m., Ovation

January 4

And Breathe Normally (2018) 83% Netflix
Call My Agent!: Season 3 (2019) Netflix
El Potro: Unstoppable, Netflix
Lionheart (2018) Netflix
Young Justice: Outsiders (2019) 100% DC Universe
Fresh Off the Boat: Season 5 (2018) 8 p.m., ABC (winter premiere)
Last Man Standing: Season 7 (2018) 58% 8 p.m., Fox (winter premiere)
MacGyver: Season 3 (2018) 8 p.m., CBS (winter premiere)
Speechless: Season 3 (2018) 8:30 p.m., ABC (winter premiere)
The Cool Kids: Season 1 (2018) 65% 8:30 p.m., Fox (winter premiere)
20/20, 9 p.m., ABC (time slot premiere)
The Blacklist: Season 6 (2018) 9 p.m., NBC (time period premiere)
Hawaii Five-0: Season 9 (2018) 9 p.m., CBS (winter premiere)
Blue Bloods: Season 9 (2018) 10 p.m., CBS (winter premiere)

January 6

76th Annual Golden Globe Awards, NBC
E! Live from the Red Carpet: The 2019 Golden Globe Awards, 6 p.m. ET/3 p.m. PT, E!
America’s Funniest Home Videos, 7 p.m., ABC (winter premiere)
God Friended Me: Season 1 (2018) 59% 8 p.m., CBS (winter premiere)
The Simpsons: Season 30 (2018) 8 p.m., Fox (winter premiere)
Air Disasters, 8 p.m., Smithsonian Channel
Bob’s Burgers: Season 9 (2018) 8:30 p.m., Fox (winter premiere)
Family Guy: Season 17 (2018) 9 p.m., Fox (winter premiere)
NCIS: Los Angeles: Season 10 (2018) 9 p.m., CBS (winter premiere)
Shark Tank, 9 p.m., ABC (time period premiere)
Eight Days That Made Rome, 9 p.m., Smithsonian Channel
Madam Secretary: Season 5 (2018) 10 p.m., CBS (winter premiere)

January 7

Manifest: Season 1 (2018) NBC
The Bachelor (ABC)

A virgin who played pro football gets laid on TV. Way to go, Colton Underwood!

January 8

Variety Studio: Actors on Actors: Season 9, 7 p.m., PBS
Ellen’s Game of Games: Season 2, 8 p.m., NBC
Lindsay Lohan’s Beach Club, 8 p.m., MTV
Finding Your Roots With Henry Louis Gates Jr.: Season 5 (2019) 8 p.m., PBS
The Conners: Season 1 (2018) 92% 8 p.m., ABC (winter premiere)
NCIS: Season 16 (2018) 8 p.m., CBS (winter premiere)
Good Trouble: Season 1 (2019) 8 p.m., Freeform
The Kids Are Alright: Season 1 (2018) 82% 8:30 p.m., ABC (winter premiere)
black-ish: Season 5 (2018) 80% 9 p.m., ABC (winter premiere)
FBI: Season 1 (2018) 59% 9 p.m., CBS (winter premiere)
The Haves and the Have Nots: Season 6, 9 p.m., OWN
Splitting Up Together: Season 2 (2018) 9:30 p.m., ABC (winter premiere)
Project Blue Book, 10 p.m., History
Legend Hunter: Season 1, 10 p.m., Travel Channel
The Rookie: Season 1 (2018) 70% 10 p.m., ABC (winter premiere)
NCIS: New Orleans: Season 5 (2018) 10 p.m., CBS (winter premiere)
New Amsterdam: Season 1 (2018) 31% 10 p.m., NBC (winter premiere)

January 9

GODZILLA the Planet Eater: Season 1, Netflix
The Goldbergs: Season 6 (2018) 8 p.m., ABC (winter premiere)
Chicago Med: Season 4 (2018) 8 p.m., NBC (winter premiere)
Schooled: Season 1, 8:30 p.m., ABC
Modern Family: Season 10 (2018) 9 p.m., ABC (winter premiere)
Chicago Fire: Season 7 (2018) 9 p.m., NBC (winter premiere)
Single Parents: Season 1 (2018) 73% 9:30 p.m., ABC (winter premiere)
Match Game, 10 p.m., ABC

You’re the Worst (FXX)
Gretchen and Jimmy’s tale of love started darkly funny and just turned dark. The cast and crew promises this final season to be the darkest yet.

Chicago P.D.: Season 6 (2018) 10 p.m., NBC (winter premiere)
The Dictator’s Playbook, 10 p.m., PBS
I’m Sorry: Season 2, 10 p.m., truTV
Jon Glaser Loves Gear: Season 2, 10:30 p.m., truTV

January 10

Mom: Season 6 (2018) 9 p.m., CBS (winter premiere)
The First 48 Presents: Homicide Squad Atlanta, 9 p.m., A&E
The Good Place: Season 3 (2018) 100% 9:30 p.m., NBC (winter premiere, through Jan. 24)
FAM: Season 1 (2018) 9:30 p.m., CBS
Law & Order: Special Victims Unit: Season 20 (2018) 10 p.m., NBC (winter premiere)
Brooklyn Nine-Nine (NBC)

FOX’s loss is NBC’s gain, as this smart Andy Samberg cop comedy is sure to come back with more flavor than Tim Allen’s Last Man Standing, which doesn’t have the same charm in its FOX reboot.

January 11

Friends From College (Netflix)
Keegan-Michael Key, Fred Savage and an ensemble cast return for a second hilarious season revisiting times of glory past.

Blindspot: Season 4 (2018) 8 p.m., NBC (winter premiere)
Crazy Ex-Girlfriend: Season 4 (2018) 100% 9 p.m., The CW (winter premiere)
Sex Education (Netflix)
Asa Butterfield’s mom (played by Gillian Anderson) is a sex therapist. So is he, but, you know…not licensed or anything.

Future Man (Hulu)
Josh Futterman survived the first round of games, and the ante is surely going to be raised when the second series of this raunchy sci-fi comedy returns.

January 13

True Detective (HBO)
Nic Pizzolatto’s crime anthology series returns for a third season with Mahershala Ali playing a detective in the Ozarks, which will be great for Netflix fans of Ozarks.

24th Annual Critics’ Choice Awards, 7 p.m., The CW
Three’s Complicated, 7 p.m., TV One
True Detective : Season 3 (2019) 83% 9 p.m., HBO
Valley of the Boom: Miniseries (2018) 9 p.m., Nat Geo
Dead By Dawn, 9 p.m., Nat Geo Wild
Victoria: Season 3 (2019) 9 p.m., PBS
American Style, 9 p.m., CNN
Disasters at Sea, 9 p.m., Smithsonian Channel
Valley of the Boom (NatGeoTV)
Everyone in cryptocurrency mentions the dotcom boom. Watch it from ground zero (Silicon Valley) in this intriguing documentary series from National Geographic.

January 14

The Resident: Season 2 (2018) 8 p.m., Fox (winter premiere)
Dirty John, The Dirty Truth, 8 p.m., Oxygen
The Passage: Season 1 (2019) 9 p.m., Fox
Home Town: Season 3, 9 p.m., HGTV
Those Who Can’t: Season 3 (2017) 10 p.m., truTV
Lost Gold: Season 1, 10 p.m., Travel Channel
The Passage (FOX)

Ridley Scott produced this book adaptation about a father whose daughter is a test subject for the disease-free future shown in Hulu’s Future Man.

January 15

Revenger, Netflix
Sebastian Maniscalco: Stay Hungry, Netflix
The Flash: Season 5 (2018) 8 p.m., The CW (winter premiere)
Roswell, New Mexico: Season 1 (2019) 9 p.m., The CW
This Is Us: Season 3 (2018) 94% 9 p.m., NBC
Bird v. Plane: Miracle on the Hudson, 9 p.m., Smithsonian Channel
Temptation Island, 10 p.m., USA
Drunk History: Season 6, Comedy Central

January 16

Wayne: Season 1 (2018) YouTube Premium
Riverdale: Season 3 (2018) 8 p.m., The CW (winter premiere)
All American: Season 1 (2018) 91% 9 p.m., The CW (winter premiere)
Schitt’s Creek: Season 5 (2019) 10 p.m., Pop
Deadly Class (Syfy)
Another anti-superhero superhero series, this time coming to Syfy. Can’t wait to find out what it brings that The Runaways, Cloak & Dagger, and even The Tick haven’t already.

January 17

Star Trek: Discovery: Season 2 (2019) CBS All Access
Supernatural: Season 14 (2018) 89% 8 p.m., The CW (winter premiere)
Grey’s Anatomy: Season 15 (2018) 100% 8 p.m., ABC (winter premiere)
A Million Little Things: Season 1 (2018) 52% 9 p.m., ABC (time slot premiere)
How to Get Away With Murder: Season 5 (2018) 100% 10 p.m., ABC (winter premiere)
Backyard Envy, 10 p.m., Bravo
A Discovery of Witches (Sundance Now)

Deborah Harkness’ All Souls trilogy explores a forced alliance between a witch and vampire who must discover the secrets of a book.

January 18

Marvel’s The Punisher: Season 2 (2019) Netflix (pictured)
The Grand Tour: Season 3 (2019) Amazon
Trigger Warning With Killer Mike: Season 1, Netflix
Carmen Sandiego (Netflix)
This animated series aims at nostalgia for 90s kids who grew up singing Rockapella’s “Where in the World Is Carmen Sandiego?” theme song.
Close, Netflix
FYRE: The Greatest Party That Never Happened, Netflix
Girl (2018) 88% Netflix
Grace and Frankie (Netflix)
Jane Fonda and Lily Tomlin return for a fifth season to explore the aftermath of the gay affair of their husbands (played by Sam Waterston and Martin Sheen).
IO, Netflix
Soni (2018) 80% Netflix
The World’s Most Extraordinary Homes: Season 2, Netflix (Part B)
Trolls: The Beat Goes On!: Season 5, Netflix
Gigantosaurus: Season 1, 9 a.m., Disney Channel
Dynasty: Season 2 (2018) 8 p.m., The CW (winter premiere)
WOW — Women of Wrestling, 9 p.m., AXS TV
Howie Mandel Presents Howie Mandel at the Howie Mandel Comedy Club, 10 p.m., Showtime

January 20

Supergirl: Season 4 (2018) 8 p.m., The CW (winter premiere)
Sister Wives: Season 8, 8 p.m., TLC
Charmed: Season 1 (2018) 66% 9 p.m., The CW (winter premiere)
Shameless: Season 9 (2018) 67% 9 p.m., Showtime
Crashing (HBO)
Pet Holmes is a clean comedian, but his HBO show manages to fit in a lot of edgy humor. In the third season, he’s now dealing with an ex wife and break-up from his comic girlfriend. Pete can’t catch a break.
Black Monday (Showtime)
Don Cheadle and Andrew Rannells plan to take over Wall Street in this 1980’s period piece that’s sure to be relevant to financial crimes of today and tomorrow.
Seeking Sister Wife: Season 2, 10 p.m., TLC
High Maintenance (HBO)
Cannabis delivery makes for one of the most watchable workplace comedies on TV. Don’t miss the latest season of this HBO classic.
SMILF (Showtime)
I can’t say enough good things about SMILF. It’s everything I wanted Shameless to be that it never was. The second season is sure to keep things on a steady course as Frankie Shaw navigates life as a young single mother.

January 24


Broad City (Comedy Central)
The good news – Ilana Glazer and Abbi Jacobson are finally back with another season of the most hilarious female-centric show on the planet. The bad news is it’s the final season.
Siren: Season 2 (2019) Freeform
Legacies: Season 1 (2018) 80% 8 p.m., The CW (winter premiere)
Kindred Spirits: Season 3, 10 p.m., Travel Channel
Conversations with a Killer: The Ted Bundy Tapes (Netflix)
Netflix dives into the backstory and all the gory details of one of America’s most notorious serial killers to see just how many murder docs we’ll binge before going psychotic.

January 25

Ánimas (2018) Netflix
Black Earth Rising: Season 1 (2018) 100% Netflix
Club de Cuervos: Season 4, Netflix
Kingdom: Season 1, Netflix
Medici: The Magnificent: Season 1, Netflix
Polar, Netflix
gen:LOCK, Rooster Teeth
Strike Back: Season 6 (2019) 10 p.m., Cinemax
Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt (Netflix)
Ellie Kemper and Tina Fey’s endlessly watchable comedy is ending after its sixth season. Binge watch it from the beginning alongside 30 Rock. You won’t be disappointed.

January 27

Rent: Live (FOX)
Vanessa Hudgens, Tinashe, Jordan Fisher, and more young, rich artists star as young, poor artists trying to get through another year mooching off their generous landlord friend.

January 28

I Am the Night (TNT)
Fauna Hodel’s autobiography about being left at a Nevada casino as a baby and meeting an investigative reporter as a young adult is thrilling.


Brian Penny is a former Business Analyst and Operations Manager at Bank of America turned whistleblower, troll, and freelance writer.

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