New Programming for 2022 Promises Great Prospectives

OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network will debut three new episodes of OWN Spotlight series “Speak Sis” as part of a two-night programming event January 4-5. New conversations on physical, financial, and sexual & relationship health will feature guests Kym Whitley, Tia Mowry, Garcelle Beauvais, and author Bevy Smith.

Lifetime continues to add to its 2022 unscripted programming slate. Docuseries “Million Dollar Hustle,” following the world of transformational marketing led by Stormy Wellington, debuts Saturday, January 29 at 10p. Premiere dates have also been set for “Leave it to Geege” and “My Killer Body with K. Michelle,” airing on Thursday, January 12 at 10p and Friday, January 28 at 10p, respectively. The news shows join “Married at First Sight” for its 14th season, bowing Wednesday, January 5 at 8p, followed by “Married at First Sights: Afterparty,” hosted by Keshia Knight Pulliam 11p.

Here is a first look at ‘My Killer Body with K.Michelle

Universal’s Jennifer Lopez-Owen Wilson romantic comedy “Marry Me” will stream on Peacock the same weekend the movie hits theaters, February 11-13. Directed by Kat Coiro, the film follows a musical superstar who’s about to be proposed to by her fellow music supernova (Maluma, in his feature film debut) before a global audience when she learns he’s been cheating and decides instead to marry a stranger in the crowd.

New HGTV series “Moving for Love” documents the experience of long-distance couples who plan to move in together but must choose from two opposing locations. Produced by Sharp Entertainment (“90 Day Fiance”), the six-parter launches Wednesday, January 5 at 11p.

Rob Lowe hosts, as well as produces (with Nutopia), Nat Geo’s “The ’80s: Top Ten,” premiering Saturday, January 1 at 9p. From Charles and Diana’s wedding to shoulder pads to Cabbage Patch Kids, the unscripted series revisits iconic moments from the decade. Episodes will be available to stream for Disney+ subscribers on Friday, December 31.

On the Fiction side of the house there are some great offerings as well. Here are a few of the new episodes and debuts.

WEDNESDAY, JAN. 5
8 pm AEW: Dynamite network premiere (TBS; previously on TNT)
8 pm The Amazing Race Season 33 premiere (CBS; two episodes)
8 pm Catfish: The TV Show Season 9 premiere (MTV)
8 pm Chicago Med returns (NBC)
8 pm The Goldbergs returns (ABC)
8 pm I Can See Your Voice Season 2 premiere (Fox)
8:30 pm The Wonder Years returns (ABC)
9 pm Catfish UK: The TV Show Stateside premiere (MTV)
9 pm Chicago Fire returns (NBC)
9 pm The Conners returns (ABC)
9 pm Next Level Chef Episode 2 / time slot premiere (Fox)
9 pm Worst Cooks in America Season 23 premiere (Food Network)
9:30 pm Home Economics returns (ABC)
10 pm American Greed Season 15 premiere (CNBC)
10 pm The Chase returns (ABC)
10 pm Chicago P.D. returns (NBC)
10 pm Good Sam series premiere (CBS)


THURSDAY, JAN. 6
3 am The Game Season 1 finale (Paramount+)
3 am Star Trek: Prodigy returns (Paramount+)
8 pm BattleBots Season 6 premiere (Discovery)
8 pm The Blacklist returns (NBC)
8 pm Jersey Shore: Family Vacation Season 5 premiere (MTV)
8 pm Joe Millionaire: For Richer or Poorer series premiere (Fox; two episodes)
8 pm Women of the Movement limited series premiere (ABC; two episodes)
8 pm Young Sheldon returns (CBS)
8:30 pm United States of Al returns (CBS)
9 pm Ghosts returns (CBS)
9 pm The Go-Big Show Season 2 premiere (TBS)
9 pm Law & Order: SVU returns (NBC)
9:30 pm B Positive returns (CBS)
10 pm Bull returns (CBS)
10 pm Law & Order: Organized Crime returns (NBC)
10 pm Let the World See docuseries premiere (ABC)


FRIDAY, JAN. 7
3 am Search Party final season premiere (HBO Max; all episodes)
3 am The Tender Bar film premiere (Prime Video)
8 pm Penn & Teller: Fool Us returns (The CW)
8 pm RuPaul’s Drag Race Season 14 premiere (VH1)
8 pm Undercover Boss Season 11 premiere (CBS)
9 pm Magnum P.I. returns (CBS)
9 pm Nancy Drew returns (The CW)
10 pm Blue Bloods returns (CBS)

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