the week ahead: january 11, 2015

Movies: Three major releases this week. Action thriller Blackhat starring Chris Hemsworth, adaptation of the children’s book series Paddington, and Kevin Hart’s latest comedy The Wedding Ringer. Expanding this week is Oscar hopeful American Sniper. Two indies opening this week are Still Alice, starring Julianne Moore, and Spare Parts, starring George Lopez.


Specials: The 72nd Annual Golden Globe Awards (NBC Sunday, 8 P.M.), The Queen’s Garden (PBS Sunday, 10 P.M.), Fashion Police: The 2015 Golden Globe Awards (E! Monday, 9 P.M.), Nick News with Linda Ellerbee: What is Title IX and Why Do You Care? (Nickelodeon Tuesday, 8 P.M.), The World Dog Awards (CW Thursday, 8 P.M.), The Critics’ Choice Movie Awards (A&E Thursday, 9 P.M.)

Season premieres: Girls (season 4; HBO Sunday, 9 P.M.), Shameless (season 5; Showtime Sunday, 9 P.M.), Looking (season 2; HBO Sunday, 10 P.M.), House of Lies (season 4; Showtime Sunday, 10 P.M.), Episodes (season 4; Showtime Sunday, 10:30 P.M.), Parks & Recreation (season 7; NBC Tuesday, 8 P.M.), Melissa & Joey (season 4; ABC Family Wednesday, 8 P.M.), Baby Daddy (season 4; ABC Family Wednesday, 8:30 P.M.), Broad City (season 2; Comedy Central Wednesday, 10:30 P.M.), It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia (season 10; FXX Wednesday, 10 P.M.), Chopped Canada (season 3; Food Network Thursday, 9 P.M.), Great Performances at the Met: “Le Nozze di Figaro” (season 9; PBS Friday, 9 P.M.), Helix (season 2; Syfy Friday, 10 P.M.)

New shows: Togetherness (HBO Sunday, 9:30 P.M.), Eye Candy (MTV Monday, 10 P.M.), Man Seeking Woman (FXX Wednesday, 10:30 P.M.), World’s Funniest Fails (Fox Friday, 8 P.M.), 12 Monkeys (Syfy Friday, 9 P.M.), Bella and the Bulldogs (Nickelodeon Saturday, 8 P.M.)

Season finales: Major Crimes (TNT Monday, 10 P.M.)

Have a good week!


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