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    Everything You Need To Know About TV And Movies In 2017

    From Beauty and the Beast to Blade Runner 2049, and A Series of Unfortunate Events to Big Little Lies, there are a lot of new film and television offerings to be excited about. In chronological order!

    1. The New Celebrity Apprentice, Jan. 2 (8 p.m. on NBC)

    2. Beyond, Jan. 2 (9 p.m. on Freeform)

    3. Star, Jan. 4 (9 p.m. on Fox)

    4. One Day at a Time, Jan. 6 (Netflix)

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    As with all of Norman Lear's sitcoms, the original One Day at a Time was political — though more quietly than All in the Family was. A TV show simply featuring a single mother was a statement in itself back in 1975 when the show began. In this Netflix update, Justina Machado (Six Feet Under) is the single mom, and she's a Cuban-American war vet with two kids and her own live-in mother (Rita Moreno).

    5. Emerald City, Jan. 6 (9 p.m. on NBC)

    6. Taboo, Jan. 10 (10 p.m. on FX)

    7. A Series of Unfortunate Events, Jan. 13 (Netflix)

    8. Sneaky Pete, Jan. 13 (Amazon)

    9. The Young Pope, Jan. 15 (9 p.m. on HBO on Sundays and Mondays)

    10. Victoria, Jan. 15 (Masterpiece on PBS, check local listings)

    11. Six, Jan. 18 (10 p.m. on History)

    12. Split, Jan. 20

    13. xXx: Return of Xander Cage, Jan. 20

    14. Beaches, Jan. 21 (8 p.m. on Lifetime)

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    In this remake of the 1988 classic weepie, Idina Menzel plays the Bette Midler part (CC) and Nia Long plays the Barbara Hershey part (Hillary). No matter who is in this, I will cry, and I teared up during the trailer to Menzel singing "Wind Beneath My Wings." (Speaking of classics, Lifetime will also have Britney in February — and the photos from the Britney Spears biopic already caused a firestorm on the internet, so that's exciting!)

    15. The New Edition Story, Jan. 24 (9 p.m. on BET)

    16. Riverdale, Jan. 26 (9 p.m. on The CW)

    17. Z: The Beginning of Everything, Jan. 27 (Amazon)

    18. The Quad, Feb. 1 (10 p.m. on BET)

    19. Powerless, Feb. 2 (8:30 p.m. on NBC)

    20. Training Day, Feb. 2 (10 p.m. on CBS)

    21. Santa Clarita Diet, Feb. 3 (Netflix)

    22. 24: Legacy, Feb. 5 (premieres after the Super Bowl; its regular time slot will be Mondays at 8 p.m on Fox starting Feb. 6)

    23. APB, Feb. 6 (9 p.m. on Fox)

    24. Detroiters, Feb. 7 (10:30 p.m. on Comedy Central)

    25. Legion, Feb. 8 (10 p.m. on FX)

    26. Fifty Shades Darker, Feb. 10

    27. The LEGO Batman Movie, Feb. 10

    28. John Wick: Chapter 2, Feb. 10

    29. David Brent: Life on the Road, Feb. 10 (Netflix)

    30. Doubt, Feb. 15 (10 p.m. on CBS)

    31. A Cure for Wellness, Feb. 17

    32. The Great Wall, Feb. 17

    33. XX, Feb. 17

    34. Big Little Lies, Feb. 19 (9 p.m. on HBO)

    35. The Good Fight, Feb. 19 (CBS All Access)

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    This is the spinoff of The Good Wife that will follow Diane Lockhart (Christine Baranski) one year after the (slightly disappointing) events of the Good Wife series finale. Diane is wiped out financially and kicked out of Lockhart & Lee, so she and her young associate Maia (played by Rose Leslie from Game of Thrones) go to join Lucca (Cush Jumbo) at her firm. As a Good Wife diehard, I am very into this, and I assume the show will continue its predecessor's political relevance and prescient storylines. There are few things that could get me to subscribe to another streaming service, but yes, hi. (On Feb. 19, it will premiere at 8 p.m. ET on CBS All Access as well as on CBS itself. After that, it will be solely on All Access.)

    36. Get Out, Feb. 24

    37. When We Rise, Feb. 27 (ABC)

    38. National Treasure, March 1 (Hulu)

    39. Logan, March 3

    40. Time After Time, March 5 (ABC)

    41. Feud: Bette and Joan, March 5 (10 p.m. on FX)

    42. T2: Trainspotting, March 10

    43. Kong: Skull Island, March 10

    44. Beauty and the Beast, March 17

    45. Free Fire, March 17

    46. Marvel's Iron Fist, March 17

    47. Daytime Divas, Spring TBD (VH1)

    48. The Defiant Ones, Spring TBD (HBO)

    49. The Race Card, Spring TBD (TNT)

    50. Tangled: The Series, March 24 (Disney Channel)

    51. Life, March 24

    52. Power Rangers, March 24

    53. Ghost in the Shell, March 31

    54. Prison Break, April 4 (9 p.m. on Fox)

    55. Brockmire, April 5 (IFC)

    56. The Son, April 8 (AMC)

    57. The Fate of the Furious, April 14

    58. Norman: The Moderate Rise and Fall of a New York Fixer, April 14

    59. Sandy Wexler, April 14 (Netflix)

    60. Class, April 15 (BBC America)

    61. Guerrilla, April 16 (9 p.m. on Showtime)

    62. Famous in Love, April 18 (9 p.m. on Freeform)

    63. The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks, April 22 (HBO)

    64. Mary Kills People, April 23 (Lifetime)

    65. The Handmaid's Tale, April 26 (Hulu)

    66. The Circle, April 28

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    Emma Watson's Mae is hired by The Circle, a Facebook-like social media company led by a Steve Jobs-like leader (Tom Hanks). It turns out that sharing your whole life online leads to sinister consequences! James Ponsoldt (The Spectacular Now, The End of the Tour) directs, and adapted the Dave Eggers novel as well. Karen Gillan and John Boyega also star.

    67. American Gods, April 30 (Starz)

    68. Guardians of the Galaxy 2, May 5

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    The first Guardians movie — which had more in common with Star Wars than it did with Avengers — was the very best of the Marvel movies. (And that is a fact, no matter what my colleague — and friend! — Adam B. Vary wrote in his Marvel movies rankings. Sixth! Silly man.) Whether this second movie can capture the magic of the first depends (for me, anyway) on it having the same heart and warmth of the first, which set it apart from most superhero movies. The relationships felt real, as did Peter's devotion to his dead mother, enacted through his embrace of the '70s music she loved. (We still have Peter's father to meet, of course.) In a recent Facebook post, director James Gunn indicated that the movie will take place shortly after the events of the first one, meaning Baby Groot becomes part of our lives. Which is all to say: BABY GROOT, PLEASE COME LIVE IN MY HOUSE.

    69. I Love Dick, May 12 (Amazon)

    70. Alien: Covenant, May 17

    71. Baywatch, May 19

    72. The Wizard of Lies, May 20 (HBO)

    73. Dark Angel, May 21 (9 p.m. on Masterpiece on PBS)

    74. Twin Peaks, May 21 (9 p.m. on Showtime)

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    There is a hilariously long cast list — 217 people — that Showtime released in 2016. Other than the premiere date, which was finally announced on Jan. 9, the project is still enshrouded in mystery. There will be a two-hour premiere, with Episodes 3 and 4 available on demand after. It will be 18 episodes total. At the TCA press tour, Showtime's president and CEO David Nevins called Twin Peaks the "pure heroin" version of David Lynch. OK then!

    75. War Machine, May 26 (Netflix)

    76. Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales, May 26

    77. Hood Adjacent With James Davis, June TBD (Comedy Central)

    78. Will, June TBD (TNT)

    79. Wonder Woman, June 2

    80. I'm Dying Up Here, June 4 (10 p.m. on Showtime)

    81. The Mummy, June 9

    82. Cars 3, June 16

    83. Rock That Body, June 16

    84. Snowfall, Summer TBD (FX)

    85. DuckTales, Summer TBD (Disney XD)

    86. Manifesto, Summer TBD (Discovery)

    87. Blood Drive, Summer TBD (Syfy)

    88. Transformers: The Last Knight, June 23

    89. Okja, June 28 (Netflix)

    90. Spider-Man: Homecoming, July 7

    91. Lady Macbeth, July 14

    92. War for the Planet of the Apes, July 14

    93. Dunkirk, July 21

    94. Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets, July 21

    95. Girls Trip, July 21

    96. The Dark Tower, July 28

    97. Kathryn Bigelow's "Untitled Detroit project," Aug. 4

    98. Emoji Movie: Express Yourself, Aug. 4

    99. Baby Driver, Aug. 11

    100. It, Sept. 8

    101. Our Souls at Night, Fall TBD (Netflix)

    102. Mute, Fall TBD (Netflix)

    103. Blade Runner 2049, Oct. 6

    104. My Little Pony, Oct. 6

    105. The Commuter, Oct. 13

    106. Thor: Ragnarok, Nov. 3

    107. Justice League, Nov. 17

    108. Murder on the Orient Express, Nov. 22

    109. Coco, Nov. 22

    110. Bright, December TBD (Netflix)

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    In a parallel reality in which orcs and other fantastical beings are real, Will Smith plays a human cop and Joel Edgerton plays his partner, an orc. David Ayer (End of Watch, Suicide Squad) directs a script by Max Landis (Chronicle, being a troll on Twitter).

    111. Star Wars: The Last Jedi, Dec. 15

    112. Pitch Perfect 3, Dec. 22

    113. Jumanji, Dec. 22

    114. Downsizing, Dec. 22

    115. Wonderstruck, 2017 TBD

    116. How to Talk to Girls at Parties, 2017 TBD

    117. Molly's Game, 2017 TBD

    118. Untitled Whitney Houston documentary, 2017 TBD

    119. The Deuce, 2017 TBD (HBO)

    120. Liar, 2017 TBD (SundanceTV)

    121. Star Trek: Discovery, 2017 (CBS All Access)

    122. Bye Bye Birdie Live, 2017 TBD (NBC)

    Note: This post will be continually updated with new images, trailers, release dates, and any other information that makes it better and more helpful, not to mention accurate.


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