Premieres For The Week Of January 17th, 2021

We have everything premiering this week, including ‘Batwoman’, ‘Riverdale’, ‘All American’, ‘Walker’, and more!

Briana Phipps

AfterBuzz TV Producer, Host & Writer
Posted On: January 17th, 2021 9:26 pm pst

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Sunday January 17th

Batwoman 

Credit: The CW

Season 2 of the DC comic series premieres. As we know Ruby Rose will not be returning, but instead Javicia Leslie will be taking on the role. Instead of merely having her be Kate Kane, she will be playing Ryan Wilder, a woman who was inspired by the vigilante’s actions in the past and Kate Kane will be written out of the show. However, her friends and family will return and still be present in the 2nd season. Camrus Johnson and Nicole Kang will still have major roles as tech whizz Luke Fox and medical student Mary Hamilton, which suggests they could help Ryan Wilder find her footing as the new Batwoman. Kate’s troubled father Jacob will also return as well as her psychopathic sister Alice. Nathan Owens will also be joining the cast playing Ocean, a zen gardener and thinker with a complicated past who is described as “a loyal soldier and fighter” who “moves to Gotham for a new beginning”. New episodes will be available every Sunday at 8pm ET on The CW.

Exhumed 

Credit: Oxygen

From Executive Producers Kelly Ripa and Mark Consuelos, the new series examines various murder cases where unearthing a victim’s body is the key to solving the crime. Each episode features a suspenseful exhumation that has led to shocking new breakthroughs, unexpected plot-twists, and ultimately, justice being served.  The series will feature 2 episodes back to back every week with new episodes every Sunday after at 7pm ET on Oxygen.

Monday January 18th

9-1-1

Credit: FOX

The 4th season of the hit emergency workers show premieres. The premiere gives us yet another disaster that only Los Angeles’ finest and fearless first responders can handle. Athena is determined to put her physical and emotional injuries behind her and jump back into the job, as Maddie and Chimney prepare for the birth of their baby, and Buck delves into his past to help deal with his present. New episodes will be available every Monday at 8pm ET on FOX.

9-1-1 Lone Star 

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Following its predecessor, the spinoff premieres its second season. Gina Torres joins the cast this season as Captain Tommy Vega. Just as Captain Owen Strand welcomes her to the 126, he must face the unexpected arrival of his ex-wife, Gwyneth, who visits Austin to check on their firefighter son, T.K. following the injuries he sustained at the end of last season. All of this occurs as the rescue squad must deal with an emergency that the Texas capital has never encountered before. New episodes will be available every Monday following 9-1-1 at 9pm ET on FOX.

All American 

Credit: The CW

The 3rd season of the football drama premieres. The new season will see the Beverly/Crenshaw rivalry become very personal now that it’s friend versus friend, and father versus son. Also, the medical mystery surrounding Spencer’s injured arm will not only significantly affect his game on the field, but also his relationships off the field too, as they all try to navigate a very complicated, secret-filled senior year at both Beverly and South Crenshaw. New episodes will be available every Monday at 8pm ET on The CW.

Tuesday January 19th 

The Night Caller 

Credit: Sundance Now

The new limited series is a true crime docuseries exploring a killer’s harrowing legacy of tragedy, grief, responsibility and redemption through the eyes of those closest to the killer and his victims whose lives he altered irrevocably. There will be 4 parts in the series with the episodes airing every Tuesday at 3:01 am on Sundance Now!

Wednesday January 20th 

Nancy Drew

Credit: The CW

Season 2 of the teenage detective premieres. The new season will span the autumn of 2019, during Nancy’s gap year before college. Ryan will attempt to redeem himself through forging a father-daughter bond with Nancy while keeping her parentage a secret from the rest of his powerful family. Nancy will also find a way forward with her adoptive father Carson Drew (Scott Wolf) by becoming an investigator for his legal practice. Her adventures will bring the Drew Crew standalone cases, new romances, and emotional journeys of self-reinvention as Nancy tries to navigate with both her biological parent and the man who raised her, but the compounding intrigue and menace of the Hudson family will ultimately force her to make a life-altering choice between her two fathers. New episodes will be available every Wednesday at 9pm ET on The CW.

Riverdale 

Credit: Riverdale

Season 5 of the hit Archie comics show premieres. The new season will begin with our characters’ final days as students at Riverdale High. From an epic Senior Prom to a bittersweet Graduation, with some couples breaking up, as everyone goes their separate ways to college, or elsewhere. Then, we will jump forward to seeing our beloved characters as young adults, all returning to Riverdale to escape their troubled pasts. The new season will prove that life and romance will only be more complicated now that they’re in their twenties. New episodes will be available every Wednesday at 8pm ET on The CW.

Spycraft 

Credit: Netflix

The new reality series makes its debut. The series will take a look into the spy game, a serious business. Looking throughout history, seeing the tools and technologies developed for it, which have mattered as much as the spies themselves. The entire season will be available on Wednesday January 20th on Netflix.

Thursday January 21st 

Grown-ish 

Credit: Freeform

The Black-ish spinoff premieres the 2nd half of its 3rd season. We will follow our characters as they navigate the second half of junior year and begin to step out as adults into the real world. After dropping out to focus on her fashion career, Zoey wonders if life outside of Cal U is all it’s cracked up to be or if she still has some growing left to do. New episodes will be available every Thursday at 8pm ET on Freeform.

Legacies 

Credit: The CW

The 3rd season of The Originals premieres. The new season will take up where the last one left off with Hope having to risk everything to pull her friends back from the brink of a monstrous prophecy that threatened to doom them all. But when a heartbreaking loss shatters her whole world, Hope Mikaelson will be forced to fight fate itself. New episodes will be available every Thursday at 9pm ET on The CW.

Looney Tunes Cartoons 

Credit: HBO Max

Brand-new episodes of the iconic cartoon series will premiere. The new season will feature updated stories for the new millennium. Back to their old tricks are Bugs Bunny, Daffy Duck, Porky Pig, and other marquee Looney Tunes characters who promise to delight audiences young and old with their zany adventures, slapstick comedy, and madcap energy. All the episodes will be available on Thursday January 21st on HBO Max.

The Rev 

Credit: USA

The new comedy series features Pastor Richard Hartley, who after spending years traveling the globe working with incredible choirs and A-list musicians, is now focused on his hometown choir and, with the help of his wife Stacey, trying to get his millennial children, Judea and Jordan, out of the house so that they can build their own dreams. New episodes will be available every Thursday at 10:30pm ET on USA.

Selena + Chef 

Credit: HBO Max

The second season of the hit singer/actress documentary premieres. The new episodes will feature a different master chef as they help Selena improve her skills and tackle cuisines of every variety through video-chat. While Selena teams up with these top-tier culinary artists to embrace both the struggle and the joy of learning to cook, audiences are invited to join the fun and follow along at home. The show will drop 3 episodes a week on Thursdays at 3:01am ET on HBO Max.

Toddlers & Tiaras: Where Are They Now 

Credit: Discovery+

The new series will explore the once famous children more than ten years after the show first premiered. We will discover where some of America’s favorite former toddlers and their controversial, over-the-top parents have landed. All 3 episodes will be available on Thursday January 21st on Discovery+.

Walker 

Credit: The CW

The new series a reimagining of the long-running series Walker, Texas Ranger. The show stars Jared Padalecki as Cordell Walker, a widower and father of two with his own moral code, who returns home to Austin after being undercover for two years, only to discover there’s harder work to be done at home. He’ll attempt to reconnect with his creative and thoughtful son and his headstrong, somewhat rebellious teenaged daughter and navigate clashes with his family, an ADA brother who stepped in during Walker’s absence, his perceptive mother and his traditional rancher father. Walker’s former colleague is now his Ranger Captain, and he finds unexpected common ground with his new partner, while growing increasingly suspicious about the circumstances surrounding his wife’s death. New episodes will be available every Thursday at 8pm ET on The CW.

Friday January 22nd 

3 Caminos 

Credit: Amazon Prime

The new series follows friends Jana, Luca, Roberto, Yoon Soo and Raquel on 3 trips during 3 stages of their lives. The first in their mid-20s, the second in their early 30s and past 40 on their third. All of them experience friendship and loss, jealousy and love, courage and despair, forgiveness, bliss and finding their own personal purpose in life. The entire season will premiere on Friday January 22nd on Amazon Prime.

Blown Away 

Credit: Netflix

In the 2nd season competition show, ten master artists turn up the heat in glassblowing sculpture challenges for the chance to win $60,000 in prizes and the title of champion. All of the episodes will be available on Friday January 22nd on Netflix.

Fate: The Winx Saga 

Credit: Netflix

In the new series a group of fairies learn to master their magical powers while navigating love, rivalries and the monsters that threaten their very existence. The entire first season will be available on Friday January 22nd on Netflix.

Little Women Atlanta 

Credit: Lifetime

The 6th season of the hit reality show premieres. The season kicks off with Ms. Juicy, Minnie, the Tiny Twinz Amanda & Andrea, Abira and the return of Monie, as the ladies all come back together in Atlanta to pursue their dreams. in Atlantas hip hop scene. Once again, the ladies bring the fun, the drama, the competition and the love as together they face health issues, careers changes, relationship ups and downs and life’s hardest trials and tribulations. Each episode will be 90 minutes long and followed by the all-new 30 minute after show, Little Women: Atlanta Unfiltered, hosted by Loni Love. New episodes will be available on Fridays at 9pm ET on Lifetime.

Painting With John 

Credit: HBO

The new series follows artist John Lurie as he paints shares and reflects on what he’s learned about life. Combining images of Lurie’s paintings, original music, and irreverent point of view on tapping into your childlike artist side, his overall ambivalence toward fame, and more, the series reminds us to prioritize a little time every day for creativity, fun and a bit of mischief. The season will be 6 episodes with new episodes available every Friday at 11pm ET on HBO.

The Sister 

Credit: Hulu

The new series follows Nathan, who has never been able to forget the worst night of his life: a party that led to the sudden, shocking death of a young woman. Only he and Bob, an eccentric old acquaintance, know what really happened and they want to keep it that way. But years later, Bob appears at Nathan’s door with terrifying news that threatens to tear Nathan’s world apart. Because Nathan has his own secrets now. Secrets that could destroy everything he has desperately fought to build for himself and his family. All 4 episodes of the limited series will be available on Friday January 22nd on Hulu.

Saturday January 23rd 

Love (ft. Marriage and Divorce) 

Credit: Netflix

In this new series everything comes unraveled for three successful women who work on a radio show as twists, turns and troubles plague their seemingly happy marriages. The entire season will be available on Saturday January 23rd on Netflix.

About The Author:

Briana Phipps is a host, producer, and scheduling coordinator for AfterBuzz TV. She is currently the host for Teen Mom News Weekly and is your go to for all things Broadway! Whether you want to discuss intense TV dramas, the latest reality scoops, or the best guilty pleasures to watch she’s got you covered!

Founded by Emmy winning journalist Maria Menounos and Producer Keven Undergaro, artist-friendly AfterBuzz TV is the world’s largest digital broadcast network and pop culture news platform, producing post-game ‘after-shows’ for nearly all favorite TV shows, interviewing cast and showrunners and providing the widest video, audio and article coverage of shows, content and influencers than any entertainment news platforms in existence

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