Sci Fi TV Listings for the Week of December 26th: Holiday Marathons and DVR Catch-Up

By | December 25, 2016

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.

We are in the thick of the Winter hiatus now and only two sci fi & fantasy shows that I know of have new episodes airing this week: Syfy’s Incorporated on Wednesday and TNT’s The Librarians on Sunday. Also on Sunday, Freeform is offering up special preview of its upcoming supernatural series Beyond which will have its first season debut the next week on Monday. Apart from that, we have the typical holiday time marathons on several of the cable channels.  BBC America will start running Star Trek – TOS just after 12 AM on Thursday and that will continue until until 10 AM Saturday. Then they will usher in the New Year with Star Trek Voyager starting at 4 AM on January 1st and going into next week.  Starting at 10 AM on Friday, AMC will run the first season of Humans (eight episodes), followed by the first season of Into the Badlands (six episodes), then launch straight into The Walking Dead which will go into next week. HBO will air all six seasons of Game of Thrones starting on Monday and running through Saturday. And of course Syfy will have its annual New Year’s Twilight Zone marathon which kicks off with TZ: The Movie at 6 AM on Saturday December 31st. And for those looking for a bit of levity over the holidays, IFC will start off a Three Stooges marathon at 6 PM New Years eve (sure, it’s not sci fi, but we love those knuckleheads anyway!).  If you know of any other notable marathons that I have missed, but sure to call them out in the comments section below.

Apart from that, now is the time to get caught up on your DVR queue, because Mid-Season kicks off in a week and will be bringing over 60 new and returning shows.  You can see the full schedule at this link.

Prime Time Sci Fi TV for the Week of Dec 26 – Jan 1:
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Monday December 26
Supergirl (CW) 8:00-9:00 On Hiatus
Gotham (FOX) 8:00-9:00 On Hiatus
Lucifer (FOX) 9:00-10:00 On Hiatus
Timeless (NBC) 10:00-11:00 On Hiatus

Tuesday December 27
The Flash (CW) 8:00-9:00 On Hiatus
Teen Wolf (MTV) 9:00-10:00 On Hiatus
Agents of SHIELD (ABC) 10:00-11:00 On Hiatus
Saving Hope (ION) 11:00-1:00

Wednesday December 28
Arrow (CW) 8:00-9:00 On Hiatus
Frequency (CW) 9:00-10:00 On Hiatus
Salem (WGN) 9:00-10:00 On Hiatus
Incorporated (Syfy) 10:00-11:00

Thursday December 29
Legends of Tomorrow (CW) 8:00-9:00 On Hiatus
The Good Place (NBC) 8:30-9:00 On Hiatus
Supernatural (CW) 9:00-10:00 On Hiatus

Friday December 30
MacGyver (CBS) 8:00-9:00 On Hiatus
Vampire Diaries (CW) 8:00-9:00 On Hiatus

Saturday December 31
Star Wars Rebels (DXD) 8:30-9:00 On Hiatus

Sunday January 1
Once Upon A Time (ABC) 8:00-9:00 On Hiatus
The Librarians (TNT) 8:00-9:00
Son of Zorn (FOX) 8:30-9:00 On Hiatus
The Walking Dead (AMC) 9:00-10:00 On Hiatus
Beyond (Free) 9:00-10:00 Series Preview Special
The Last Man on Earth (FOX) 9:30-10:00 On Hiatus
The Talking Dead (AMC) 10:00-11:00 On Hiatus

Season Ended
Aftermath (Syfy) Renewal Possible
American Horror Story (FX) Renewed for 7th Season
Ash vs Evil Dead (Starz) Renewed for 3rd Season
Channel Zero (Syfy) Renewed for 2nd Season
Dirk Gentlys Holistic Detective Agency (BBCA) Renewed for 2nd Season
The Exorcist (FOX) Cancellation Likely
Falling Water (USA) Cancellation Likely
From Dusk Till Dawn (El Rey) On the Bubble
People of Earth (TBS) Renewed for 2nd Season
Scream Queens (FOX) Cancellation Likely
Stan Against Evil (IFC) Renewed for 2nd Season
The Strain (FX) Renewed for 4th and Final Season
Van Helsing (Syfy) Renewed for 2nd Season
Westworld (HBO) Renewed for 2nd Season
Z Nation (Syfy) Renewed for 4th Season

3 Percent (Netflix)
11-22-63 (Hulu)
Between (Netflix)
Black Mirror (Netflix)
Daredevil (Netflix)
Deadbeat (Hulu)
Freakish (Hulu)
Jessica Jones (Netflix)
Luke Cage (Netflix)
The Man in the High Castle (Amazon)
The OA (Netflix)
Powers (PSN)
Sense8 (Netflix)
Stranger Things (Netflix)
Travelers (Netflix)

Highlights from the Week of Jan 2
Shadowhunters (Free) 8:00-9:00 Monday, Season 2 Premiere
Beyond (Free) 9:00-10:00 Monday, Series Premiere
Grimm (NBC) 8:00-9:00 Friday, Season 6 Premiere
Sleepy Hollow (FOX) 9:00-10:00 Friday, Season 4 Premiere
Emerald City (NBC) 9:00-10:00 Friday, Series Premiere

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