When Hawaii Five-0 returns on Monday, January 14th (11/10C), the big mystery will be the identity of the person who kills an O’ahu State University professor. There will be three main suspects – his boss, his teaching assistant and one of his students. The big kicker is that – for the first time on primetime television – the culprit will be chosen by you, the audience, in real time! How cool is that?
I’m working on our gift guides (I know I’m late!). Our friends at Hulu Plus have given us a couple of Gift Cards to give away. Originally I was going to give away two separate 3 month cards, instead I’m going to give ONE lucky winner TWO 3 month Hulu Plus cards. So you can keep one for yourself and give one away, or do what I would do be selfish and keep them both for a full 6 months of Hulu Plus goodness!
It takes more than 10 billion years to create just the right conditions on one planet for life to begin. It takes another three billion years of evolving life forms until it finally happens, a primate super species emerges: mankind. History Channel’s absolutely stunning documentary series the Mankind: The Story of Us is one of the most ambitious documentaries of the year. Courtesy of History Channel you can win our great prize pack that includes the gorgeous Graphic Novel and Coffee Table Book.
If you’re between 18-34, and feel like you’re being ignored by the media, an as yet unnamed cable network is planned to provide viewers in your demographic with ‘Entertainment That Matters For Viewers 18-34.’ The network is being launched by Participant Media (An Inconvenient Truth, Promised Land) and is a cooperative effort that is supported by The Jim Henson Company, Meghan McCain, Morgan Spurlock, Mary Harron, Gotham Chopra, Timothy Scott Bogart, and Cineflix Media, among others.
Curious? Check out the official press release following the jump.
As original episodes of network shows cease for the holiday season, it helps to know when one’s favorites are returning (it offsets the ups and downs of the holiday season) and what new shows are coming up.
Fox has just released its 2013 Winter schedule with its exceptionally good new drama, The Following (above left) – which brings Kevin Bacon to series television – set to premiere on Monday, January 21st – following Bones.
All-new episodes of Bones return (beginning with a two-hour premiere!) on January 14th; Idol’s new season beginning on January 16th; Fringe beginning its final countdown on January 11th, and the return of all-Animation Domination episodes on January 6th. Plus, Kiefer Sutherland vehicle Touch (above right) introduces its new cast members in its two-hour, second season premiere Feb 8th.
For Fox’ complete 2013 winter Schedule, follow the jump.
The new trailer for the 2012 Doctor Christmas Special – Doctor Who: The Snowmen (BBC America, December 25, 9/8C) – has all the usual ingredients: alien detective, Victorian England, running, hand-grabbing, snogging… Wait! What…?