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The CW’s new superhero series Naomi is set to premiere January 11 at 9. When a supernatural event shakes her small hometown of Port Oswego, Naomi sets out to uncover its origins, with a little help from her fiercely loyal best friend Annabelle. As Naomi journeys to the heights of the multiverse in search of answers, what she discovers challenges her beliefs about heroes.

Too Hot To Handle will be back for season three on Netflix January 19. The new season will welcome all new sizzling singles to the Too Hot villa where they will try to avoid temptation and score the biggest prize ever. 

Apple TV+’s new comedy series The Afterparty is set to premiere January 28. The series stars Tiffany Haddish, Sam Richardson, Zoë Chao, Ben Schwartz, Ike Barinholtz, Ilana Glazer, Jamie Demetriou and Dave Franco. Each episode explores a different character’s account of a murder mystery at a high school reunion, all through the lens of popular film genres and unique visuals to match the storyteller’s perspective. 

Fox’s new comedy series Pivoting is set to premiere January 9. The series follows three women and close-knit childhood friends as they cope with the death of the fourth member of their group. When faced with the reality that life is short, these women pivot, and alter their current paths, by way of a series of impulsive, ill-advised and self-indulgent decisions. These pivots will strengthen their bond and prove it’s never too late to screw up your life in the pursuit of happiness.

M. Night Shyamalan’s Servant has been renewed for season four on Apple TV+. The news comes ahead of the third season premiere set for January 21. The third season cast includes Lauren Ambrose, Toby Kebbell, Nell Tiger Free, Rupert Grint, and Sunita Mani. 

It’s time to return to Serenity. Season two of Netflix’s Sweet Magnolias is set to premiere February 4. 

The second half of The World According to Jeff Goldblum season two will premiere on Disney+ January 19. In the five new episodes, Jeff brings viewers back to uncover secrets behind seemingly familiar topics and objects like motorcycles, backyards, puzzles, birthdays and tiny things. 

The third and final season of After Life starring Ricky Gervais is set to premiere on Netflix January 14. The series follows Tony, a writer for the local newspaper whose life is upended after his wife dies from cancer. Whilst still struggling with immense grief for his wife, Tony starts to realize that making other people feel good is what can give him hope and a reason to live.

NBC announced a new dance challenge series Dancing with Myself starring Shakira. Every week a new group of fun-loving dancers from all walks of life and of all ages compete in a series of high-energy dance challenges that are designed and demonstrated by the show’s celebrity creators, including Shakira.

Disney is teaming up with Wilmer Valderrama on a reimagined Zorro series. Valderrama will also star in the series as Don Diego de la Vega and his dashing swashbuckling alter ego, the masked horseman named Zorro. 

Ted Allen steps out of the studio and onto the town to find the ultimate places to dine in a new Cooking Channel special Where Chefs Eat. Premiering December 29, Ted travels to Philadelphia and with the help of acclaimed chef Mike Solomonov, prepares to eat his way through the city, stopping at chefs’ favorite places and hidden gems along the way, tasting everything. 

Paramount+ announced a new animated kids series Big Nate is coming in 2022. The series is based on the best-selling children’s books and comic strip written and drawn by acclaimed author and cartoonist Lincoln Peirce. Ben Giroux, Dove Cameron, Bryce Charles, Daniel Cohen, Rob Delaney, Carolyn Hennesy, Arnie Pantoja, Kevin Michael Richardson and Charlie Schlatter will all voice characters in the series. 

Remix My Space with Marsai Martin is set to premiere on discovery+ January 15. In the eight epeisode season, remarkable young people who have made a lasting positive impact in their communities will get the surprise of a lifetime when actress Marsai Martin shows up in their backyard, school or local park with astonishing news that she and her team will give them a personalized bedroom makeover. 

The Browns celebrate this holiday season in an all new Christmas special episode of Alaskan Bush People. It will air on Discovery Channel December 19. 

New drama series The Cleaning Lady premieres on Fox January 3. The series follows a whip-smart Cambodian doctor who comes to the U.S. for a medical treatment to save her ailing son. However, when the system fails and pushes her into hiding, she becomes a cleaning lady for organized crime, using her cunning and intelligence to forge her own path in the criminal underworld.

Adult Swim’s new series Smiling Friends is set to premiere January 9 with two episodes. Smiling Friends follows the employees of a small company dedicated to bringing happiness to a bizarre yet colorful world. The company consists of cynical Charlie and star employee Pim, each tasked with out-calls to cheer people up. There’s also meticulous Allan who keeps things in order, mysterious Glep, and the unpredictable billionaire Boss who founded the company. 

Gary Owen is back with another comedy special on Showtime. Gary Owen: Black Famous will premiere December 31. 

Lee Arvoy
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