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Netflix has set February 7 for the premiere of Locke and Key, the Carlton Cuse–produced adaptation of Joe Hill and Gabriel Rodriguez’s IDW comic book series that has been in development for more than a decade. The mystery series revolves around the Locke family, three siblings and their mother who move into their ancestral home – Keyhouse – after the murder of their father. Keyhouse, as the Lockes quickly discover, is filled with magical keys that hold special powers. That draws out a demon who wants to steal the keys, which may have played a role in the murder of the Locke paterfamilias. The series stars Darby Stanchfield (Scandal), Jackson Robert Scott (IT), and Connor Jessup (American Crime).



The Thirteenth Doctor (Jodie Whittaker) returns with the launch of season 12 on Wednesday, January 1 at 8 p.m. ET/PT with friends Ryan (Tosin Cole), Yasmin (Mandip Gill) and Graham (Bradley Walsh). Subsequent episodes will air Sundays at 8 p.m. ET/PT beginning January 5 on BBC America. The season kicks off with a two-part episode entitled “Spyfall.”



Last season on The Magicians, magic was saved, but at a terrible cost: Quentin Coldwater died heroically to save his friends — and the world. Julia (Stella Maeve), Alice (Olivia Taylor Dudley), Eliot (Hale Appleman), Margo (Summer Bishil), Penny (Arjun Gupta), and their friends (and frenemies) must learn to navigate a world without him. In season 5, premiering January 15 at 10 p.m. ET/9C, a new threat has arisen: in freeing magic, the balance tipped the other way and there’s too damn much of it. As the excess builds, an apocalypse looms.



Cantankerous Larry David returns for season 10 of his HBO drama in January. Vince Vaughn joins the fun in a multi-episode arc.



Better Call Saul will return with a two-night premiere event on February 23 and 24, 2020. The fifth season will premiere on Sunday, February 23 at 10 p.m. ET/9C following a new episode of The Walking Dead. The season will continue the next night, Monday, February 24, with an encore presentation of the season premiere at 8 p.m. ET/7C followed by the season’s second episode at 9 p.m. ET/8C. Subsequent episodes will air Monday nights at 9 p.m. ET/8C. The new season will find Bob Odenkirk’s Jimmy McGill finally embracing his Saul Goodman persona to practice law, and the fallout that ensues for everyone around him, including fellow attorney and girlfriend Kim Wexler (Rhea Seehorn), fixer Mike Ehrmantraut (Jonathan Banks), meth kingpin/restauranteur Gus Fring (Giancarlo Esposito), and Jimmy’s criminal associate Nacho Varga (Michael Mando).


Find out when the rest of your favorite shows return and new shows premiere below.

Update (12/12): Pavarotti (Dec. 30), Chilling Adventures of Sabrina (Jan. 24), Next in Fashion (Jan. 29), Briarpatch (Feb. 6), The Sinner (Feb. 6), Interrogation (Feb. 6), Wrong Man (Feb. 9), Hillary (Mar. 6), Ride with Norman Reedus (Mar. 8); Messiah (Jan. 1)


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December


Sunday, Dec. 1
Dead Kids (2019) 17% Netflix
Brain Games: Season 8 (2020)  8 p.m., National Geographic

Monday, Dec. 2
Making It: Season 2 (2019)  NBC

Tuesday, Dec. 3
Tiffany Haddish: Black Mitzvah (2019) Netflix
The First Temptation of Christ (2019) Netflix
Team Kaylie: Part 2 ()  Netflix
One Day at Disney (2019)  Disney+

Wednesday, Dec. 4

Let's Dance (2019) Netflix
() % Netflix
Magic for Humans: Season 2 (2019)  Netflix
The Moodys: Season 1 (2019) 64% 9 p.m., Fox
Vikings: Season 6 (2019) 100% 9 p.m., History
Five Day Biz Fix: Season 1 (2019) CNBC
The Gulf: Season 1 (2019)  Sundance Now

Thursday, Dec. 5
The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel: Season 3 (2019) 79% Amazon Prime Video
A Christmas Prince: The Royal Baby (2019) 36% Netflix
Same Time, Next Christmas (2019) Netflix
Apache: The Life of Carlos Tevez: Season 1 (2019)  Netflix
Home for Christmas: Season 1 (2019)  Netflix
V Wars: Season 1 (2019) 56% Netflix
Growing Up Hip Hop: Season 5 (2019) WE tv
Tell Me a Story: Season 2 (2019)  CBS All Access

Friday, Dec. 6
Reprisal: Season 1 (2019) 53% Hulu
Into the Dark, Episode 3: "A Nasty Piece of Work" 82% Hulu
Astronomy Club: The Sketch Show: Season 1 (2019) 100% Netflix
The Chosen One: Season 2 (2019) Netflix
The Confession Killer: Season 1 (2019) 100% Netflix
Fuller House: Season 5 (2019)  Netflix
Glow Up: Season 1 (2019)  Netflix
Marriage Story (2019) 94% Netflix
Spirit Riding Free: The Spirit of Christmas (2019)  Netflix
Three Days of Christmas: Season 1 ()  Netflix
Teasing Master Takagi-san: Season 2 (2019)  Netflix
Triad Princess: Season 1 (2019) Netflix
Virgin River: Season 1 (2019)  Netflix
Truth Be Told: Season 1 (2019) 31% Apple TV+
One Day at Disney: Shorts: Season 1 (2019) Disney+
Clifford the Big Red Dog: Season 1 () Amazon Prime Video

Sunday, Dec. 8
The L Word: Generation Q: Season 1 (2019) 81% 10 p.m., Showtime
Expedition Bigfoot: Season 1 (2019)  10 p.m., Travel Channel
Work in Progress: Season 1 (2019) 100% 11 p.m., Showtime

Monday, Dec. 9
A Family Reunion Christmas, Netflix
The Heart Guy: Season 4 (2019) Acorn TV

Tuesday, Dec. 10
Michelle Wolf: Joke Show (2019) 100% Netflix
Ellen's Greatest Night of Giveaways: Season 1 (2019) NBC

Thursday, Dec. 12
Jack Whitehall: Christmas with my Father (2019) Netflix

Friday, Dec. 13
The Expanse: Season 4 (2019) 100% Amazon Prime Video
6 Underground (2019) 37% Netflix
Marvel's Runaways: Season 3 (2019) 83% Hulu
The Grand Tour: Season 4 (2019) Amazon Prime Video

Sunday, Dec. 15
A Very Merry Cavallari, 10 p.m., E!

Monday, Dec. 16
Slings & Arrows: Season 3, Acorn TV
Laurel Canyon, 9 p.m., Epix

Tuesday, Dec. 17
Ronny Chieng: Asian Comedian Destroys America! (2019) Netflix

Wednesday, Dec. 18
Don't F**K with Cats: Hunting An Internet Killer: Limited Series (2019) 67% Netflix
Soundtrack: Season 1 (2019) 38% Netflix
Mad About You: Season 1 (2019) 42% Part 2, Spectrum On Demand
Wisting, Sundance Now
Live in Front of a Studio Audience: 'All in the Family' and 'Good Times' (2019) 80% ABC
Good Times: Live in Front of a Studio Audience, ABC

Thursday, Dec. 19
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Ultraviolet: Season 2 (2019) Netflix
Season 1: Season 1 (2019) Netflix
A Christmas Carol (2018) 52% 7:30 p.m., FX

Friday, Dec. 20
The Two Popes (2019) 89% Netflix
The Witcher: Season 1 (2019) 68% Netflix
The Aeronauts (2019) 71% Amazon Prime Video
Pick of the Litter: Season 1 (2019)  Disney+
Togo (2019) 92% Disney+

Saturday, Dec. 21
Crash Landing on You: Season 1 (2019)  Netflix

Monday, Dec. 23
From Father to Daughter, Acorn TV

Tuesday, Dec. 24
Lost in Space: Season 2 (2019) 85% Netflix
John Mulaney & The Sack Lunch Bunch (2019) 96% Netflix
Terrace House: Tokyo 2019-2020: Part 2, Netflix
Carole & Tuesday: Part 2, Netflix
Como caído del cielo (2019) Netflix

Wednesday, Dec. 25
Murdoch Mysteries: Season 13, Acorn TV
Call the Midwife: Holiday Special, PBS
Lucy Worsley’s 12 Days of Tudor Christmas, PBS

Thursday, Dec. 26
Close to the Enemy: Miniseries (2016) Sundance Now
You: Season 2 (2019) 87% Netflix
The App (2019)  Netflix
() % Netflix
Fast & Furious: Spy Racers: Season 1 (2019) 83% Netflix

Friday, Dec. 27
Into the Dark, Episode 4: "Midnight Kiss" 56% Hulu
The Gift: Season 1 (2019)  Netflix
Kevin Hart: Don't F... This Up: Season 1 (2019)  Netflix
()  Showtime
Duran Duran: There's Something You Should Know (2018) 83% Showtime

Saturday, Dec. 28
Hot Gimmick: Girl Meets Boy, Netflix

Sunday, Dec. 29
Flirty Dancing: Season 1 (2019) 8 p.m. ET/5 p.m. PT, Fox

Monday, Dec. 30
Alexa & Katie: Season 3 (2019) : Holiday Episode, Netflix
The Disastrous Life of Saiki K.: Reawakened, Netflix
Pavarotti, 8 p.m., Showtime

Tuesday, Dec. 31
The Degenerates: Season 2 (2019) Netflix
The Neighbor​, Netflix
Yanxi Palace: Princess Adventures, Netflix
Ghost Stories (2020) 33% Netflix


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