Sci Fi TV Listings for the Week of January 7th: Premieres for Project Blue Book and Future Man, Manifest Returns from Hiatus

By | January 6, 2019

Weekly roundup of science fiction and fantasy shows (as well as movies/specials of note) on the Prime Time TV schedule, also including programs that may be of interest to genre fans. Air dates and times subject to change without notice.

Mid-season continues to roll out more sci fi and fantasy shows as this week brings two premieres and two returns from hiatus. On Tuesday, History Channel’s UFO-investigation drama Project Blue Book has its debut with Game of Throne‘s Aidan Gillen leading the cast. On Friday, Hulu’s sci fi comedy Future Man returns for its second season with all thirteen episodes will be available for streaming that day. As for shows returning from the Winter Break, NBC’s time-jumping series Manifest resumes new episodes on Monday and that network’s afterlife comedy The Good Place returns on Thursday with a timeslot shift to 9:30 PM EST. Also of note this week, Starz’s Counterpart will be preempted on Sunday but resumes new episodes next week. There are still more sci fi shows returning or having their debuts over the next few weeks and you can see the full Mid-Season schedule at this link.

What’s to watch on the Streaming Services?  Click on the following links for a comprehensive list of the Sci Fi TV Shows available on Netflix | Prime Video | Hulu | Other

Prime Time Sci Fi TV Listings for the Week of Jan 7 – Jan 13:
Links are to the show pages on this site with additional series info and current status. Broadcast/Cable Listings Source:

Monday January 7
Arrow (CW) 9:00-10:00 On Hiatus
Black Lightning (CW) 9:00-10:00 On Hiatus
Manifest (NBC) 10:00-11:00 Returns from Hiatus

Tuesday January 8
The Flash (CW) 8:00-9:00 On Hiatus
The Gifted (FOX) 8:00-9:00
Project Blue Book (History) 10:00-11:00 Series Premiere

Wednesday January 9
Riverdale (CW) 8:00-9:00 On Hiatus

Thursday January 10
Supernatural (CW) 8:00-9:00 On Hiatus
Gotham (FOX) 8:00-9:00
Legacies (CW) 9:00-10:00 On Hiatus
The Orville (CW) 9:00-10:00
The Good Place (NBC) 9:30-10:00 (New Timeslot) Returns from Hiatus Jan 10

Friday January 11
MacGyver (CBS) 8:00-9:00
Young Justice (DCU) Streaming
Future Man (Hulu) Streaming Season 2 Premiere

Saturday January 12
No Genre Entries

Sunday January 13
God Friended Me (CBS) 8:00-9:00
Supergirl (CW) 8:00-9:00 On Hiatus
Outlander (Starz) 8:00-9:00
The Walking Dead (AMC) 9:00-10:00 On Hiatus
Charmed (CW) 9:00-10:00 On Hiatus
Counterpart (Starz) 9:00-10:00 Preempted
Star Wars: Resistance (Disney) 10:00-10:30 Returns from Hiatus
The Talking Dead (AMC) 10:00-11:00 On Hiatus

Streaming Premieres
Future Man (Hulu) Streaming Friday, Season 2 Premiere

You can see the complete list of streaming shows at this link

Highlights for the Week of Jan 14
The Passage (FOX) 9:00-10:00 Monday, Series Premiere
Star Trek Discovery (CBSAA) Streaming Thursday, Season 2 Premiere

Schedule Notes: If a show is listed as On Hiatus, that means that it is taking a break of more than two episodes in a row. If a streaming series is included in the listings after its premiere date, then it releases new episodes once per week on that day as opposed to releasing its entire season at one time.

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