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The series follows a tight-knit, slightly dysfunctional family of five (Denis Leary, Elizabeth Perkins, Francois Arnaud, Chelsea Frei, and Jay Baruchel), all of whom gather in their hometown of Chicago for the “perfect” holiday.
Wednesday, December 4, 9/8c, Fox
The six-part New Zealand detective thriller follows a police officer (Kate Elliott) struggling after a car crash begins eroding her memory.
Wednesday, December 4, Sundance Now
A mysterious disease turns people into “vampires,” and it’s up to Dr. Luther Swann (Ian Somerhalder) to find a cure for those who have been transformed — including his best friend (Adrian Holmes).
Thursday, December 5, Netflix
This hyper-noir story follows a relentless femme fatale (Abigail Spencer) out for revenge against her brother and his gang of gearheads after she was left for dead.
Friday, December 6, Hulu
Truth Be Told
Podcaster Polly Parnell (Octavia Spencer) comes face-to-face with the man (Aaron Paul) she may have mistakenly helped put behind bars after new evidence comes to light in a murder case.
Friday, December 6, Apple TV+
A nurse practitioner (Alexandra Breckinridge) moves to a remote northern California town from L.A. and is surprised by what — and who — she finds.
Friday, December 6, Netflix
Astronomy Club: The Sketch Show
The Astronomy Club — the first all-black Upright Citizens Brigade troupe — brings smart and absurd humor in this series.
Friday, December 6, Netflix
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An elite team of Sasquatch specialists journey into the unforgiving Oregon wilderness in search of Bigfoot on a three-week expedition.
Sunday, December 8, 10/9c, Travel Channel
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The L Word: Generation Q
The sequel to the groundbreaking L Word continues to follow the lives of Bette Porter (Jennifer Beals), Alice Pieszecki (Leisha Hailey), and Shane McCutcheon (Katherine Moennig), as well as new characters Dani Nùñez (Arienne Mandi), Micah Lee (Leo Sheng), Finley (Jacqueline Toboni), Sophie Suarez (Rosanny Zayas), and Gigi (Sepideh Moafi) as they experience love, heartbreak, sex, setbacks, and success in L.A.
Sunday, December 8, 10/9c, Showtime
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Work in Progress
Creator and writer Abby McEnany, a Chicago improv-mainstay, stars as a fictionalized version of herself, “a 45-year-old self-identified fat, queer dyke whose misfortune and despair unexpectedly lead her to a vibrantly transformative relationship.”
Sunday, December 8, 11/10c, Showtime
This romantic musical drama looks at love stories connecting a diverse, disparate group of people in Los Angeles through the music inside their hearts and minds.
Wednesday, December 18, Netflix
Based on the bestselling fantasy series, The Witcher follows Geralt of Rivia (Henry Cavill), a solitary monster hunter, as he struggles to find his place in the world while destiny hurtles him towards a powerful sorceress and a princess with a dangerous secret.
Friday, December 20, Netflix
Fast & Furious Spy Racers
Teenager Tony Toretto and his friends are recruited by a government agency to infiltrate an elite racing league serving as a front for a nefarious crime organization bent on world domination in this animated series.
Thursday, December 26, Netflix
Strangers are taught a dance routine, then meet for the first time on a blind date and dance together without saying a word. Singles perform with two potential love interests then choose the one with whom he or she has the strongest connection in this new series hosted by Jenna Dewan.
Sunday, December 29, 8 pm ET/5pm PT, live to all time zones, Fox
The series explores the cutthroat world of competitive high school cheerleading through the fraught relationship between two best friends (Herizen Guardiola, Marlo Kelly) after a new coach (Willa Fitzgerald) arrives. A shocking crime rocks their quiet town and changes their lives forever.
Sunday, December 29, 10/9c, USA
So your favorite shows are already airing their fall finales, and we're still a few weeks out from winter and midseason premieres. What do you do?
Don't fret, because there are still plenty of options for new content on your televisions and across streaming services in the final month of December. From sci-fi and fantasy offerings on Netflix to Showtime originals, we're compiling a list of new shows you should check out.