With the new year just around the corner, the focus shifts to January and what’s new in the primetime landscape.
From prestigious dramas to comedies and thrillers, the first month of the year is packed with offers. Here are the nine hot shows to have on your radar in early 2023.
Based on the books of the same name by Anne Rice, this supernatural tale follows neurosurgeon Rowan (Alexandra Daddario, “The White Lotus”), who discovers that she is the secret heir to a family of witches. She must contend with her newfound powers and a powerful being named Lasher (Jack Huston) that has haunted her family for generations.
First airing: January 8 on AMC (9 p.m.) and AMC+.
Hosted by Alan Cumming, this reality competition series is set in a castle in the Scottish Highlands. Celebs and everyday people compete together for a cash prize of up to $250,000. The catch? Some contestants are “traitors” out to steal the prize. Celebrity attendees include Olympic swimmer Ryan Lochte, Reza Farahan (“Shahs of Sunset”) and Kate Chastain (“Below Deck”).
Premiere date: January 12 at Peacock
Jason Momoa and climbing champion Chris Sharma host this reality competition series featuring amateur climbers competing for a $100,000 cash prize – and a sponsorship with athletic apparel company prAna.
Premiere date: January 12 on HBO Max.
“The last of us”
Pedro Pascal stars in a post-apocalyptic drama based on the popular video game of the same name. He plays Joel, a smuggler tasked with guiding young girl Ellie (Bella Ramsey) through a brutal America of the future.
Premiere: January 15 on HBO (9 p.m.)
This dating show follows eight women, ages 40 to 60, who travel to Mexico to meet adventures with men half their age.
Premiere date: January 15 on TLC (10 p.m.) and Discovery+.
“That 90’s Show”
The That ’70s Show spin-off follows the children of the original characters and is set in the summer of 1995 when Leia Forman, the teenage daughter of Eric and Donna, befriends a new generation of Point Place children — while meeting their grandparents visits, Red (Kurtwood Smith) and Kitty (Debra Jo Rupp) in Wisconsin. Original series stars Topher Grace, Mila Kunis, Ashton Kutcher, Laura Prepon and Wilmer Valderrama will return for guest appearances.
Premiere date: January 19 on Netflix.
This new anthology series from the producers of 24 and Homeland explores a different crime each episode with a different cast including TV veterans Rachel Bilson, Wendell Pierce, Abigail Breslin, Michael Chiklis, Margo Martindale and Rhea Perlman.
Premiere date: January 22 on Fox (9 p.m.)
Creator Rian Johnson’s (Knives Out, Star Wars: The Last Jedi) television debut stars Natasha Lyonne as Charlie Cale, who has the ability to tell when someone is lying. Driving in her car, she stumbles across crimes…which she solves. Guest stars include Adrien Brody, Chloë Sevigny, Clea DuVall, Tim Meadows, Ron Perlman, Jameela Jamil and Joseph Gordon-Levitt.
First aired: January 26 on Peacock.
A comedy created by Bill Lawrence and Brett Goldstein (“Ted Lasso”) starring Jason Segel and Harrison Ford as a grief therapist (Segel) who starts breaking the rules and telling his clients exactly what’s on his mind.
Premiere date. January 27 on AppleTV+.
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