Tuesday TV: Doctor Who Special, The Gifted, Counterpart Encore & More

by Jason the TVaholic on January 1, 2019

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News & Notes

Get Counterpart Season 2 on Starz via Amazon PrimeTonight, FOX has the third winter season premiere of Lethal Weapon and the second winter season premiere of The Gifted.

Over on cable, BBC America has the Doctor Who: Resolution special episode.

On streaming, as of this morning, Netflix drops the complete first season of Comedians of the World and the complete third, and final, season of A Series of Unfortunate Events.

Next Tuesday, ABC has the first winter season premieres of The Conners and The Kids Are Alright, the fifth winter season premiere of Black-ish, the second winter season premiere of Splitting Up Together and the first winter season premiere of The Rookie, CBS has the 16th winter season premiere of NCIS, the first winter season premiere of FBI and the fifth winter season premiere of NCIS: New Orleans, Freeform has the series premiere of Good Trouble, History has the series premiere of Project Blue Book, OWN has the sixth season premiere of The Haves and the Have Nots, and NBC has the first winter season premiere of New Amsterdam.

Prime Picks

Doctor Who (BBC): New Special. This time around we get a New Year’s Day special episode instead of the Christmas episode. Runs 90 minutes. Plays again later.

Counterpart (Starz Edge): Repeat. This past Sunday night’s episode, “Point of Departure,” replays. Runs 57 minutes. Plays earlier this evening as well.

Solid Selections

Escape at Dannemora (SHO2): Repeat. This past Sunday night’s miniseries finale episode, “Part 7,” replays. Starts 40 minutes before the hour and runs one hour and 40 minutes. Plays again later on Showtime.

The Gifted (FOX): New. The Mutant Underground ponders the idea of getting help from the Inner Circle. Andy finds out about his dad and thinks about getting back with the family.

The Rookie (ABC): Repeat. The second episode, “Crash Course,” replays, where Nolan has to fight his moral instincts during a kidnapping case.

Sports Notes

  • ABC has college football action today with the Citrus Bowl with Kentucky vs. Penn State.
  • ESPN has tripleheader college football action with the Fiesta Bowl with LSU vs. UCF, the Rose Bowl with Washington vs. Ohio State and the Sugar Bowl with Texas vs. Georgia.
  • ESPN+ has a college basketball game today via streaming video.
  • ESPN2 has college football action today with the Outback Bowl with Mississippi State at Iowa.
  • ESPNU has a college basketball game today with Notre Dame at Virginia Tech.
  • FS1 has a college basketball game tonight with Marquette at St. John’s.
  • NBA TV has a game tonight with the Utah Jazz at the Toronto Raptors.

Tuesday TV Marathons

Ash vs. Evil Dead (Starz Comedy): All 30 episodes.
Chappelle’s Show (Comedy Central): Has 37 episodes today into late night.
Chicago P.D. (USA Network): Five episodes in late night.
Criminal Minds (ION): Has 12 episodes today into late night.
Deep State (Epix): All eight first season episodes tonight.
Doctor Who (BBC America): Episodes all day today and tomorrow.
Firefly (El Rey): Episodes all day.
Game of Thrones (HBO2): All seven seventh season episodes.
Get Shorty (Epix): All 10 second season episodes today.
The Golden Girls (Logo): Has 28 episodes.
The Haves and the Have Nots (OWN): Episodes all day.
The King of Queens (TV Land): Has 16 episodes tonight into late night.
Law & Order (WEtv): Has 17 episodes today into late night.
Law & Order: Special Victims Unit (USA Network): Has 15 episodes.
NCIS: New Orleans (TNT): Five episodes in late night.
Sanford & Son (TV One): Episodes all day.
The Simpsons (FXX): Episodes all day.
The Twilight Zone (Syfy): Episodes all day.
The Walking Dead (AMC): Has 10 episodes.

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