TV Premiere Calendar for 2014-15

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This is the permanent home of our TV premiere calendar. Bookmark this page; we'll update it daily throughout the year. Updated November 25

Premiere dates for all new and returning shows and specials

New (NEW) and returning shows, TV movies, and specials with announced premiere dates are listed below. (All times ET/PT unless otherwise indicated).

November premieres

Show Network Type Time
TUE / November 25
The Pilgrims MOVIE PBS Documentary 9p
WED / November 26
Celebrity Motor Homes GAC Reality 8p
The Making of Peter Pan Live! SPECIAL NBC Special 8p
Property Brothers at Home NEW HGTV Reality 9p
When Turkeys Attack SPECIAL Dest. America Reality/Poultry 10p
THU / November 27
Comedy Central's All-Star Non-Denominational Christmas Special SPECIAL Comedy Central Comedy 10p
FOX's Cause for Paws: An All-Star Dog Spectacular SPECIAL Fox Reality/Family 8p
Hilary Swank and Jane Lynch host a two-hour special about dog adoptions and general canine cuteness.
Thank You, America! SPECIAL ABC Special 8p
A Very Bonnaroo Thanksgiving SPECIAL VH1 Music 9p
FRI / November 28
House Hunters Pop'd NEW HGTV Reality 11p
Momsters: When Moms Go Bad NEW ID Reality 10p
Santa Hunters MOVIE Nickelodeon Drama/Family 7p
Wives With Knives ID Reality 9p
SAT / November 29
Christmas Under Wraps MOVIE Hallmark Drama 8p
Extreme Escapes NEW Reelz Reality 8p ET
Grumpy Cat's Worst Christmas Ever MOVIE Trailer Lifetime Comedy 8p
Aubrey Plaza voices the cat, grumpily.
How To Clone A Woolly Mammoth SPECIAL Smithsonian Documentary/Science 8p
Museum Men NEW H2 Reality 10p ET
Punkin Chunkin: Superchunk! SPECIAL Discovery Special 8p
SUN / November 30
Alaska Off Road Warriors NEW History Reality competition 10p
Ax Men History Reality 9p
Mass Extinction: Life at the Brink SPECIAL Smithsonian Documentary 8p
The Mentalist CBS Drama 9p *
Final season premiere. The Good Wife and Madam Secretary will go on hiatus until January; when those shows return (on 1/4), The Mentalist will move to Wednesdays at 8p (beginning 1/7). * Due to football, the premiere will air at 9:30p ET on the East Coast.
One Christmas Eve MOVIE Hallmark Drama 8p
Sleepless in America SPECIAL Nat Geo Documentary/Science 8p
Soul Train Awards 2014 SPECIAL BET Music 8p

December premieres

Show Network Type Time
MON / December 1
CMA Country Christmas SPECIAL ABC Music 8p
The Heart, She Holler Trailer Adult Swim Comedy 12:30a
Airs nightly (on weeknights) through December 10. For season 3, returning stars Patton Oswalt, Heather Lawless, and Amy Sedaris are joined by Scott Adsit and guests such as David Cross and Jon Glaser.
The Last One MOVIE Showtime Documentary 8:30p
Rise of the Killer Virus SPECIAL Smithsonian Documentary 8p
TUE / December 2
CMT Artists of the Year SPECIAL CMT/VH1 Music/Live event 8p ET
. Girlfriends' Guide to Divorce NEW Trailer Bravo Drama 10p
The network's first scripted series is based on Vicki Iovine's book series and stars Lisa Edelstein and (for a short time) Janeane Garofalo.
The Little Couple TLC Reality 9p
Living in Secret NEW LMN Reality 10p ET
Murder Book NEW ID Reality 9p
Screen Machines NEW Reelz Reality 11p ET
. Toy Story That Time Forgot SPECIAL ABC Animation/Family 8p
New 30-minute Toy Story Christmas special returns stars Tom Hanks and Tim Allen.
True Life Presents: Crazy Young Love SPECIAL MTV Reality 10p
WED / December 3
Christmas in Rockefeller Center SPECIAL NBC Special 8p
Growing Up Greek SPECIAL MTV Reality 11p
Mail Order Murder NEW ID Reality 9p
Mob Wives VH1 Reality 9p
My Uncle Is the Green River Killer MOVIE LMN Documentary 9p
Suave Says NEW VH1 Reality 10p
THU / December 4
Pauly Shore Stands Alone MOVIE Showtime Documentary/Comedy 8p
. Peter Pan Live SPECIAL Trailer NBC Musical/Live event 8p
Another new live musical production from the producers of last year's Sound of Music. Allison Williams (Girls) plays the title role, while Christopher Walken stars as Captain Hook and Minnie Driver narrates.
Redneck Island CMT Reality competition 10p
Renée Fleming: Christmas in New York SPECIAL PBS Music 9p
The Taste ABC Reality competition 8p
FRI / December 5
How Murray Saved Christmas SPECIAL Trailer NBC Animation/Musical 8p
New holiday special comes from Simpsons writer Mike Reiss and features the voices of Jerry Stiller, Jason Alexander, Sean Hayes, Dennis Haysbert, and John Ratzenberger.
One Child MINISERIES Sundance Drama 9p
Two-night, four-hour miniseries concludes Saturday 12/6. Elizabeth Perkins and Donald Sumpter star as the adoptive parents of a young Chinese-born woman who is called back to her homeland when her birth mother faces a family crisis.
Pizza Masters NEW Cooking Reality 9p
A Very Grammy Christmas SPECIAL CBS Special/Music 9p
This new holiday-themed music special replaces the usual Grammy nominations concert that CBS has been airing in recent years, though album of the year nominations will still be unveiled during the special. (Nominations in the other 82 categories will be announced in the morning.) Performers include Ariana Grande, Maroon 5, Tim McGraw, and Pharrell Williams, while LL Cool J hosts.
SAT / December 6
Debbie Macomber's Mr. Miracle MOVIE Hallmark Drama 8p
I'd Kill for You ID Reality 10p
Wally Lamb's Wishin' and Hopin' MOVIE Lifetime Drama/Family 8p
SUN / December 7
Christmas At Cartwright's MOVIE Hallmark Drama 8p
CNN Heroes: An All-Star Tribute SPECIAL CNN Special/Variety 8p ET
Eaten Alive SPECIAL Trailer Discovery Special 9p
A man will be eaten alive by an anaconda for your entertainment. (And, presumably, the anaconda's as well.)
Highway Thru Hell Weather Reality 10p ET
. The Librarians NEW Trailer TNT Drama tbd
This series spin-off from The Librarian TV movie franchise (which had pretty much the same storehouse-of-magical-artifacts concept as Warehouse 13, though the films predated that Syfy series) will star Rebecca Romijn, while Noah Wyle (who starred in the films) will recur alongside John Larroquette, Matt Frewer, Bob Newhart, and Jane Curtin.
The Millionaire Matchmaker Bravo Reality 9p
New Now Next Awards SPECIAL Logo Special/Live event 8p
Prospectors Weather Reality 9p ET
The Red Tent MINISERIES Lifetime Drama 9p
Four-hour miniseries is based on Anita Diamant's Bible-inspired novel and stars Minnie Driver, Morena Baccarin, Rebecca Ferguson, Iain Glen, Will Tudor, and Debra Winger. Concludes Monday 12/8 at 9p.
The Robot Chicken Lots of Holidays But Don't Worry Christmas is Still in There Too So Pull the Stick Out of Your Ass Fox News Special SPECIAL Trailer Adult Swim Animation/Comedy 11:30p
The Women of the Bible SPECIAL Lifetime Documentary/Drama 7p
MON / December 8
The Great Christmas Light Fight ABC Reality competition 8p
Mike & Molly CBS Comedy 8:30p
Replaces canceled series The Millers.
Regarding Susan Sontag MOVIE HBO Documentary 9p
TUE / December 9
Bye Felicia! NEW VH1 Reality 9p
Ground Floor TBS Comedy 10p
Song by Song: Lindsey Stirling Ovation Music/Documentary 10p ET
The Victoria's Secret Fashion Show SPECIAL CBS Special 10p
FRI / December 12
Deck the Halls With Dr. Christmas SPECIAL TLC Reality 9p
. Marco Polo NEW Trailer Netflix Drama 12:01a
All 10 episodes of this Netflix original (originally developed for Starz) will stream today.
Nick Offerman: American Ham SPECIAL Netflix Comedy/Music 12:01a
The actor-comedian-woodworker's excellent touring show—part monologues, part music—comes to Netflix streaming as an exclusive.
Wake Up Call NEW TNT Reality 9p
SAT / December 13
Best Christmas Party Ever MOVIE Hallmark Drama 8p
The Santa Con MOVIE Lifetime Drama 8p
SUN / December 14
Backstage with Disney on Broadway:
Celebrating 20 Years SPECIAL
ABC Special 7p
Barbara Walters Presents:
The 10 Most Fascinating People of 2014 SPECIAL
ABC Talk 9p
The Christmas Parade MOVIE Hallmark Drama 8p
The Secret Santa MOVIE TLC Drama 7p
Undercover Boss CBS Reality 8p
MON / December 15
American Country Countdown
Fox Music/Live event 8p
The American Revolution MINISERIES Amer. Heroes Documentary 9p
Ascension NEW Trailer Syfy Sci-fi 9p
This ambitious space drama (running as a six-hour miniseries this fall, though it could be extended into a regular series if things go well) follows part of the 100-year journey of a colony ship that was launched secretly during the 1960s with the hope of eventually populating another planet. Inhabitants of the ship start to question that mission, however, after a mysterious murder. (Plus, Tricia Helfer is onboard, which can't be a good sign.) Two hours air tonight, followed by two-hour blocks on December 16th and 17th (all starting at 9p).
Hart of Dixie CW Drama 8p
New earlier start date (was previously expected to return in January). Series moves to Fridays at 8p starting 1/9.
Love & Hip Hop: New York VH1 Reality 8p
Saving My Tomorrow SPECIAL HBO Family/Science/Music tbd
Tiny House Hunters NEW HGTV Reality 10p
TUE / December 16
A Chef's Life Holiday Special SPECIAL PBS Documentary/Food 10p
Elf: Buddy's Musical Christmas SPECIAL NBC Animation/Family 8p
Hourlong stop-motion animated holiday special (based loosely on the 2003 theatrical movie Elf and the subsequent Broadway musical spin-off) stars Jim Parsons, Mark Hamill, Ed Asner, Fred Armisen, Jay Leno, Matt Lauer, Gilbert Gottfried, and Kate Micucci.
Real World: Skeletons Trailer MTV Reality 10p
Secrets of the Arsenal NEW Am. Heroes Documentary 10p
Taco Trip NEW Cooking Food/Travel/Reality 9:30p ET
WED / December 17
Michael Bublé's Christmas in New York SPECIAL NBC Music 8p
The Sing-Off SPECIAL NBC Reality competition 9p
The latest edition of the singing competition will consist solely of tonight's two-hour special.
Survivor CBS Reality competition 8p
Special two-hour season finale is followed by a live reunion special at 10p.
THU / December 18
The Colbert Report Comedy Central Comedy/Talk 11:30p
Series finale.
Conan To Go SPECIAL TBS Comedy/Talk 10p
Primetime special highlights the best segments from the first four years of Conan.
Party Down South: Christmas Hangover SPECIAL CMT Reality 8p
FRI / December 19
All Hail King Julien NEW Netflix Animation/Family 12:01a
Animated spinoff from the Madagascar film series. The first five 22-minute episodes can be streamed today; additional episodes will be released in groups throughout 2015.
Christmas With the Mormon Tabernacle Choir SPECIAL PBS Music 9p
A Home for the Holidays SPECIAL CBS Variety 9p
Annual holiday special will feature performances by Earth Wind & Fire, Katharine McPhee, Jennifer Hudson, Train, and Jillian Michaels.
SUN / December 21
Thicker Than Water Bravo Reality 9p
MON / December 22
Tiny House Hunting NEW FYI Reality 10p ET
Tiny House Nation FYI Reality 9p ET
TUE / December 23
Mozart in the Jungle NEW First episode Amazon Comedy/Drama 12:01a
This dramedy set behind the scenes at the New York Symphony comes from Jason Schwartzman and Roman Coppola. Gael Garcia Bernal, Saffron Burrows, Lola Kirke, and Hannah Dunne star, while guests include Malcolm McDowell and Bernadette Peters. All 10 episodes are available to stream today for Amazon Prime members.
One Direction: The TV Special SPECIAL NBC Music 8p
WED / December 24
The Wrong Mans Trailer Hulu Comedy n/a
THU / December 25
Black Mirror: White Christmas SPECIAL DirecTV Drama 9:30p
Special 90-minute episode of the UK cult hit series Black Mirror stars Jon Hamm.
Call the Midwife Holiday Special SPECIAL PBS Drama 8p
Vicious Holiday Special SPECIAL PBS Comedy 9:30p
FRI / December 26
American Masters: Bing Crosby SPECIAL PBS Documentary 9p
SAT / December 27
WWE Tribute to the Troops SPECIAL NBC Variety 8p
TUE / December 30
37th Annual Kennedy Center Honors SPECIAL CBS Special 9p
Stephen Colbert hosts. This year's honorees include Tom Hanks, Al Green, Sting, and Lily Tomlin.
WED / December 31
Dick Clark's New Year's Rockin' Eve with Ryan Seacrest 2015 SPECIAL ABC Special/Live event 8p
New Year's Eve With Carson Daly SPECIAL NBC Special/Live event 10p
Pitbull's New Year's Revolution SPECIAL Fox Special/Live event 8p
New live special will be broadcast from Miami. (Tape delayed on West Coast.)

January 2015 premieres

Show Network Type Time
FRI / January 2
Undercover Boss CBS Reality 8p
New day (moving from Sundays).
SAT / January 3
Raising Whitley OWN Reality 9p
Sag Harbor SPECIAL OWN Reality 10p
SUN / January 4
The Celebrity Apprentice NBC Reality competition 9p
The latest "celebrity" edition of the Donald Trump-hosted competition will feature Vivica A. Fox, Gilbert Gottfried, Terrell Owens, Johnny Damon, Lorenzo Lamas, Geraldo Rivera, Ian Ziering, Leeza Gibbons, Keshia Knight Pulliam, and other household names (provided that your household watches a lot of reality television and/or grew up in the 1980s). Special two-hour Sunday premeire; subsequent episodes will air Monday nights from 8-10p.
Downton Abbey Trailer PBS Drama 9p
Galavant NEW ABC Comedy/Fantasy/Musical 8p
This experiment from writer Dan Fogelman (Crazy, Stupid, Love., recently canceled ABC sitcom The Neighbors) is an original musical fairy-tale comedy described by network executives as "Camelot meets The Princess Bride". Joshua Sasse stars as a down-on-his-luck hero who plots revenge against the evil king (Timothy Omundson) who stole the love of his life (Mallory Jansen). The short series (temporarily displacing Once Upon a Time, which returns March 1st) features original music from Broadway and film vets Alan Menken and Glenn Slater (The Little Mermaid).
Thicker Than Water Bravo Reality 9p
Worst Cooks in America Food Reality 9p
MON / January 5
Antiques Roadshow PBS Reality 8p
The Bachelor ABC Reality competition 8p
Live three-hour premiere.
TUE / January 6
Child Genius NEW Lifetime Reality competition 10p
Cougar Town TBS Comedy tbd
Final season premiere.
Dance Moms Lifetime Reality 9p
Framework NEW Spike Reality competition 10p
New competition series hosted by Common finds furniture designers competing for a $100,000 prize.
The Haves and the Have Nots OWN Drama 9p
Marvel's Agent Carter NEW Trailer ABC Drama/Action 9p
This spin-off from Marvel's Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. finds Hayley Atwell reprising her Agent Peggy Carter from the Captain America films as well as a short film that appeared on the Iron Man 3 Blu-ray. It is actually the latter that serves as a stepping-off point for this series, which will find Carter navigating life as a single woman in 1946 while attempting to make the most of her job working for the covert Strategic Scientific Reserve. James D'Arcy, Chad Michael Murray, Enver Gjokaj, and Shea Whigham also star. The short first season will conclude after eight weeks, and S.H.I.E.L.D. will return from its hiatus in this timeslot on March 3rd.
MasterChef Junior Fox Reality competition 8p
Pretty Little Liars ABC Family Drama 8p
Switched at Birth ABC Family Drama 9p
WED / January 7
American Idol Fox Reality competition 8p
Three hour premiere continues on Thursday 1/8 from 8-10p.
Baggage on the Road NEW GSN Game show 9p
Empire NEW Trailer Fox Drama 9p
Hip-hop family soap—with original music from Timbaland—comes from Lee Daniels and his The Butler screenwriter Danny Strong (also an Emmy winner for Game Change). Terrence Howard stars as rap mogul Lucious Lyon, who must choose a successor from among his three very different sons when he learns that he has a life-altering disease, while simultaneously fighting off a challenge from his ex-wife (Taraji P. Henson). Gabourey Sidibe, Courtney Love, Malik Yoba, and Naomi Campbell also star.
Hindsight NEW Trailer VH1 Drama 10p
A woman gets a chance to go back to 1995 and re-live her adult life in this rare VH1 scripted series.
Love Thy Neighbor OWN Comedy 9p
The Mentalist CBS Drama 8p
New day and time.
People's Choice Awards 2015 SPECIAL CBS Special/Live event 9p
Anna Faris and Allison Janney host. (Tape-delayed on West Coast.)
THU / January 8
Archer FX Animation/Comedy 10p
Babylon NEW Sundance Comedy/Drama 10p
Six part Sundance original series (a co-production with the UK's Channel 4) comes from filmmaker Danny Boyle (Slumdog Millionaire) as well as Sam Bain and Jesse Armstrong, the pair behind the long-running UK cult comedy Peep Show. This workplace satire—where the workplace in question involves the highest levels of London's police force—stars Brit Marling and James Nesbitt.
Expedition Unknown NEW Travel Reality 9p
Portlandia Trailer IFC Comedy 10p
Guests for this fifth season include Paul Reubens, Anna Gunn, Seth Meyers, Jeff Goldblum, Steve Buscemi, Matt Groening, Greta Gerwig, Olivia Wilde, Kyle MacLachlan, Kumail Nanjiani, Natasha Lyonne, Paul Simon, Parker Posey, Jane Lynch, and Oscar the Grouch.
FRI / January 9
. Banshee Trailer Cinemax Drama 10p
CMT's Ultimate Kickoff Party SPECIAL CMT Music/Live event 9p ET
Cold Justice TNT Reality 8p
Glee Fox Drama/Musical 8p
Two-hour season premiere. The series moves to Friday nights for its shortened final season (which will run for 13 episodes). Subsequent episodes will air at 9p, culminating in a two-hour finale on Friday, March 20 at 8p.
Masters of Illusion CW Reality 8p
SUN / January 11
72nd Annual Golden Globe Awards SPECIAL NBC Special/Live event 8p ET
Tina Fey and Amy Poehler host for the third straight year.
Episodes Showtime Comedy 10:30p
Girls Trailer HBO Comedy 9p
House of Lies Showtime Comedy 10p
Looking HBO Comedy 10p
Shameless Trailer Showtime Comedy/Drama 9p
Togetherness NEW Trailer HBO Comedy 9:30p
New comedy from the Duplass brothers finds two couples living under the same roof in Los Angeles. Mark Duplass, Melanie Lynskey, Steve Zissis, and Amanda Peet star.
MON / January 12
Eye Candy NEW Trailer MTV Drama/Thriller 10p
Victoria Justice stars as a young computer hacker in a 10-episode adaptation of R.L. Stine's novel.
Friends to Lovers? NEW Bravo Reality 10p
TUE / January 13
Face Off Syfy Reality competition 9p
Genealogy Roadshow PBS Reality 8p
Restaurant Startup CNBC Reality competition 10p
Younger NEW Trailer TV Land Comedy 10p
Created by Darren Star (Sex and the City, Beverly Hills, 90210), this New York-set, single-camera, serialized comedy stars Sutton Foster (of the canceled-too-soon Bunheads) as a 40-year-old newly single mother who attempts to re-enter the working world, only to find out that she's too old for an entry-level position. So, with the help of a makeover from her best friend (Debi Mazar), she attempts to pass herself off as 26. Hilary Duff also stars.
WED / January 14
Baby Daddy ABC Family Comedy 8:30p
Broad City Trailer Comedy Central Comedy 10:30p
It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia FXX Comedy 10p
Man Seeking Woman NEW FXX Comedy 10:30p
Jay Baruchel experiences the ups and downs (well, mainly just the downs) of dating in this new comedy series that also stars Eric Andre and is based on Simon Rich's short story collection The Last Girlfriend on Earth.
Melissa & Joey ABC Family Comedy 8p
Rock This Boat NEW Pop Reality 8p
Series marks the launch of the new Pop network, formerly known as TVGN (or TV Guide Network).
The Story Behind NEW Pop Reality 9p
Workaholics Comedy Central Comedy 10p
THU / January 15
20th Annual Critics' Choice Movie Awards SPECIAL A&E Special/Live event tbd
SmackDown Syfy Sports-ish 8p
WWE series moves to a new night (from Fridays).
FRI / January 16
12 Monkeys NEW Trailer Syfy Sci-fi 9p
Aaron Stanford (Nikita) stars in a new series based on Terry Gilliam's 1995 time-travel thriller.
The Fall Netflix Drama 12:01a
The British crime drama starring Gillian Anderson returns for a 2nd season (exclusive to Netflix in the U.S.); all 6 episodes stream today.
Helix Syfy Sci-fi 10p
World's Funniest Fails NEW Fox Reality 8p
Hourlong viral video showcase is based on the YouTube channel FailArmy.
SAT / January 17
Beverly Hills Pawn Reelz Reality 9p
SUN / January 18
Christina Milian Turned Up NEW E! Reality 10p
Grantchester NEW PBS Drama 10p
Six-part British crime drama is set during the 1950s.
MON / January 19
Chasing Life ABC Family Drama 9p
The Fosters ABC Family Drama 8p
The Nightly Show with Larry Wilmore NEW Comedy Central Comedy/Talk 11:30p
Formerly known as The Minority Report, Wimore's new show will air Monday through Thursday nights as a companion to The Daily Show, filling the slot previously occupied by The Colbert Report.
TUE / January 20
Justified FX Drama 10p
Final season premiere.
WED / January 21
The Mistress NEW Disc. Life Reality 10p
THU / January 22
Backstrom NEW Fox Drama 9p
Set in Portland, Oregon, this 13-episode, hour-long, comedic crime procedural from Bones creator Hart Hanson is based on the Swedish book series by Leif G.W. Persson and stars Rainn Wilson.
FRI / January 23
King of the Nerds Trailer TBS Reality competition 9p
Love, Lust or Run NEW TLC Reality 9p
SAT / January 24
Black Sails Starz Drama/Adventure 9p
SUN / January 25
63rd Annual Miss Universe Pageant SPECIAL NBC Special/Live event 8p
Sons of Liberty MINISERIES History Drama 9p
Three-night, six-hour scripted miniseries is set at the beginning of the American Revolution. Ben Barnes, Ryan Eggold, Michael Raymond-James, Rafe Spall, Jason O'Mara, Henry Thomas, and Dean Norris star. Concludes Monday and Tuesday nights at 9p.
TUE / January 27
Sirens USA Comedy 10p
WED / January 28
The Americans FX Drama 10p
Suits USA Drama 10p
FRI / January 30
Shakespeare Uncovered PBS Documentary 9p

Later 2015 premieres

Show Network Type Time
SUN / February 1
Kitten Bowl II SPECIAL Hallmark Feline sports tbd
Puppy Bowl XI SPECIAL Animal Planet Canine sports tbd
Super Bowl XLIX SPECIAL NBC Sports/Live event tbd
Katy Perry performs at halftime. A special episode of The Blacklist will follow the game. (Sadly, a puppy version of The Blaklist with dogs dressed up as humans will not follow the Puppy Bowl.)
TUE / Feburary 3
Street Art Throwdown NEW Oxygen Reality competition 9p
WED / February 4
Earth: A New Wild MINISERIES Trailer PBS Documentary/Nature 9p
THU / February 5
The Blacklist NBC Drama 9p
Series returns from winter hiatus in a new time slot.
FRI / February 6
Meet My Valentine MOVIE ION Drama 9p
SUN / February 8
Better Call Saul NEW Teaser AMC Comedy 10p
Highly anticipated Breaking Bad prequel/spin-off centers on Bob Odenkirk's attorney character. A second new episode airs the following night (Monday, February 9) at 10p, with subsequent episodes appearing in that 10p Monday timeslot.
Last Week Tonight With John Oliver HBO Comedy/Talk 11p
Talking Dead AMC Talk 11p
The Walking Dead AMC Drama/Action/Horror 9p
WED / February 11
Schitt's Creek NEW Pop Comedy 10p
Pop's first original scripted series is a sitcom starring former SCTV members Eugene Levy and Catherine O'Hara, plus Chris Elliott.
SUN / February 15
Saturday Night Live 40th Anniversary Special SPECIAL NBC Comedy 8p
Three-hour live special.
TUE / February 17
The Italian Americans SPECIAL PBS Documentary 9p
Perception TNT Drama 10p
Rizzoli & Isles TNT Drama 9p
WED / February 18
The Mentalist CBS Drama 8p
Two-hour series finale.
SUN / February 22
87th Annual Academy Awards SPECIAL ABC Special/Live event 4p
Neil Patrick Harris hosts for the first time, while Craig Zadan and Neil Meron return as producers for the third straight year.
WED / February 25
The Amazing Race CBS Reality competition 9:30p
Special 90-minute season premiere. Series moves back to Fridays at 8p beginning 2/27.
Survivor CBS Reality competition 8p
Special 90-minute season premiere.
SUN / March 1
Bob's Burgers Fox Animation/Comedy 7:30p
New (old) time period.
The Last Man on Earth NEW Fox Comedy 9:00p
Boasting the riskiest/oddest premise out of this season's new shows, Earth is a collaboration between Will Forte and directors Phil Lord and Chris Miller (21 Jump Street) and features Forte as the show's lone actor, literally playing the last man on the planet in the year 2022 after an unlikely event wipes out the rest of the world's population. Tonight's premiere runs for one hour; subsequent episodes will air Sundays at 9:30p.
Once Upon a Time ABC Drama/Fantasy 8p
Returns from hiatus.
Secrets and Lies NEW ABC Drama 9p
Ryan Phillippe and Juliette Lewis star in a 10-episode mystery (based on the Australian miniseries of the same name) about a man who stumbles across the dead body of his neighbor's young son while out for a jog, only to find himself accused of being the murderer. Tonight's premiere runs for two hours.
MON / March 2
The Following Fox Drama 8p
Two-hour season premiere; subsequent episodes will air Mondays at 9p.
TUE / March 3
Hell's Kitchen Fox Reality competition 8p
Marvel's Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. ABC Drama/Action 9p
Returns from h.i.a.t.u.s.
THU / March 5
American Crime NEW ABC Drama 10p
Gritty drama series from recent Oscar winner John Ridley (12 Years a Slave) examines the impact of a tragic crime on the residents of racially divided California farm town Modesto. The ensemble cast includes Felicity Huffman (Desperate Housewives), Timothy Hutton (Leverage), Benito Martinez (The Shield), W. Earl Brown (Deadwood), and Penelope Ann Miller.
Dig NEW Trailer USA Drama tbd
Delayed from its fall launch window (war in Israel forced a last-minute location switch), this Jerusalem-set murder mystery and Da Vinci Code-style conspiracy thriller comes from Homeland creator Gideon Raff and Heroes creator Tim Kring. Jason Isaacs stars as an FBI agent stationed in Israel whose investigation into the murder of an archeologist uncovers a conspiracy that stretches back for thousands of years. Anne Heche plays his boss (and lover), while the cast also includes Lauren Ambrose, Regina Taylor, Richard E. Grant, and David Costabile (Breaking Bad). The "event series" (which will definitively conclude its story at the end of the season) has been extended to 10 episodes, up from the originally planned six.
SUN / March 8
Night of Too Many Stars SPECIAL Comedy Central Comedy tbd
Jon Stewart returns as host for this autism fundraiser.
MON / March 9
The Late Late Show With James Corden NEW CBS Comedy/Talk 12:30a
FRI / March 20
Glee Fox Drama/Musical 8p
Two-hour series finale.
mtvU Woodie Awards SPECIAL mtvU Special/Live event tbd
THU / March 26
Bones Fox Drama 8p
Returns from hiatus.
SUN / March 29
Call the Midwife PBS Drama 8p
U.S. debut of season 4 of the British drama series.
MON / March 30
Cancer: The Emperor of
All Maladies MINISERIES Trailer
PBS Documentary 9p
TUE / March 31
Weird Loners NEW Fox Comedy 9:30p
Weird Loners dares to subvert the proven Friends formula by having only four (not six!) young single friends live in close proximity to each other in New York—specifically, in a Queens townhouse. Becki Newton (Ugly Betty), Zachary Knighton (Happy Endings), Nate Torrence (Hello Ladies), and newcomer Meera Khumbhani star.
SAT / April 4
Outlander Starz Drama/Sci-fi tbd
Second half of the first season.
SUN / April 5
Mark Burnett-produced 12-hour miniseries serves as a sequel to History Channel's 2013 hit The Bible and picks up immediately after the death of Christ.
Wolf Hall NEW PBS Drama tbd
Six-part adaptation of Hilary Mantel's Booker Prize-winning historical novels Wolf Hall and Bring Up the Bodies stars Damian Lewis and Mark Rylance.
SUN / April 12
2015 MTV Movie Awards SPECIAL MTV Special/Live event tbd
SUN / April 19
50th Annual Academy of Country Music Awards SPECIAL CBS Special/Live event 8p
MON / April 27
The Day the '60s Died SPECIAL PBS Documentary 9p
Dick Cavett's Vietnam SPECIAL PBS Documentary 10p
WED / April 29
First Peoples MINISERIES PBS Documentary 10p
Five-part series examines early human evolution.
MON / May 25
Texas Rising MINISERIES History Drama tbd
Eight-hour miniseries chronicles the Texas Revolution and stars Bill Paxton, Brendan Fraser, Ray Liotta, and Kris Kristofferson.
SUN / June 7
69th Annual Tony Awards SPECIAL CBS Special/Live event 8p
SUN / July 12
MTV2 Fan Fest Featuring the MTV2 Fandom Awards SPECIAL MTV2 Special tbd
SUN / August 30
2015 MTV Video Music Awards SPECIAL MTV Special/Live event tbd


Comments (16)

  • rjig  

    Major Crimes - Part II of Season 3 stats 11/24

  • Mario123  

    Workaholics January 14

  • cbwdoug  

    How about Transporter: The Series October 18th at 9 and the Librarian December 7th at 8. Both have been listed in TV Guide but not here.

  • danhar  

    how about American Horror Story on October 8 at 10pm

  • sergio92alves  

    Some new series are missing from this list.
    Garfunkel & Oates: IFC network announced an eight-episode season premiere for Thursday, August 7 at 10:00pm ET/PT.
    Intruders: BBC America announced an eight-episode season premiere for August 23th.

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