Oh damn, Nancy Pelosi just canceled (or at least delayed) the State of the Union on Donald Trumpderber and said that it’s his own damn fault for shutting down the government and not providing the funding for security. Being on the TeeVee and yammering about how great he is is President Unindicted Co-Conspirator’s VERY FAVORITE THING, and she just took it away from him because she can. This is going to make him SO MAD. Delicious. (Also, remember how there was that brief rebellion against Pelosi and people were suggesting that she shouldn’t be House Speaker anymore? Yeah.)
Julia Roberts will not be returning to Homecoming for the second season which 1. I didn’t realize a second season had been greenlit and 2. I didn’t realize this was news?
Bob Costas and NBC Sports have broken up after 40 years. Bye, Pink Eye.
Things I learned today: The recently departed Carol Channing was the very first Super Bowl Halftime performer. The year was 1970 and the game was held at Tulane Stadium in New Orleans.
Apparently, Roku added Alex Jones’ Infowars channel … for about five minutes. People FREAKED OUT because Alex Jones does not need a platform for his dangerous conspiracy theories, and they pulled the channel.
- Grace & Frankie has been renewed for a sixth season on Netflix.
- Ellen’s Game of Games has been renewed at NBC for a third season.
- Caribbean Life, Island Life, and Mexico Life have all been renewed at HGTV.
- Channel Zero has been canceled at Syfy which is a DAMN SHAME because people were finally starting to talk about it after the creepiness of Pretzel Jack.
- Trial & Error is officially dead and gone.
- Space Force, a workplace comedy from Steve Carrell and Greg Daniels, is coming to Netflix.
- Extreme Makeover: Home Edition is being rebooted by HGTV.
- National Parker, a comedy, is being developed by Freeform.
- The Devil All the Time has been bought by Netflix.
- White Like Her is being developed into a series.
- Jason Katmis has signed a deal with Apple.
- iHeartRadio and The CW have reupped their deal, so more iHeartRadio Festivals are on the way.
- Rashida Jones and Bill Murray will star in the film On the Rocks for Apple.
- Former senator Clare McCaskill has joined NBC News and former governor John Kasich has joined CNN.
- Goran Višnjić will have a recurring role on This Is Us.
- Matt Walsh will star in the ABC pilot Happy Together.
- MAJOR will have a recurring role on Star.
- Li Jun Li has joined the cast of Netflix’s Wu Assassins.
- Jimmy Tatro and Scott Porter are joining Charmed.
- Corey Stoll and Billy Magnussen are going to be in the Sopranos film.
Mark Your Calendars
- Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt will stream its final episodes beginning January 25.
- The Last O.G. will return on TBS on April 2.
- Better Things returns on FX on February 28.
- Now Apocalypse will debut on Starz on March 10.
- Gone will debut on WGN on February 27.
- Rachel Brosnahan will host Saturday Night Live this weekend.
- The Red Line will debut on CBS on April 28.
- The Code will debut on CBS on April 9.
- Ransom returns on CBS on February 16.
- BTK: A Murderer Among Us will debut on Discovery on February 17.
- Mexican Dynasties will premiere on Bravo on February 26.
- The Challenge: War of the Worlds will return on MTV on February 6.
The Real Housewives of New Jersey: All it is says is ays is “whine country” so I guess they’re going back to Northern California? Fortunately, Meatball won’t be around to call his wife names this time. 8 p.m., Bravo
Deadly Class: There is only one show about a school for assassins that has Henry Rollins in its cast and this is it. Series premiere. 9 p.m., Syfy
Schitt’s Creek: Season premiere. 9 p.m., Pop
Riverdale: Mid-season premiere. 7 p.m., The CW
All American: Mid-season premiere. 8 p.m., The CW
Wayne: I haven’t seen this, but it looks like an American version of The End of the Fucking World — and fittingly, the teenage serial killer is replaced by a teenager vigilante. Peak American. Series premiere. YouTube
- Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon: Don Cheadle, Rita Ora
- Late Night with Seth Meyers: Jim Gaffigan, Frankie Shaw, A Boogie Wit Da Hoodie, Jason McGerr
- The Late Show with Stephen Colbert: Jake Gyllenhaal, Pete Holmes, Rebecca Traister
- The Late Late Show with James Corden: Cobie Smulders, Joel Kim Booster
- Jimmy Kimmel Live: Jane Fonda, Lily Tomlin, Stephan James, Sharon Van Etten
- The Daily Show: Keegan-Michael Key
- Busy Tonight: Andy Samberg
- Watch What Happens Live: Lena Waithe
|CBS||The Big Bang Theory
|FOX||Gordon Ramsay’s 24 Hours to Hell and Back
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