Luck (HBO) Premieres: TBD Luck, which stars Dustin Hoffman, Nick Nolte, and Michael Gambon, is a show about the behind-the-scenes world of horse racing. David Milch, creator of NYPD Blue and Deadwood, and famed director Michael Mann are behind the project.
Portlandia (IFC) Premieres: January 21 Longtime friends Saturday Night Live star Fred Armisen and Carrie Brownstein of the band Sleater-Kinney play both themselves and other characters in this improv comedy set in Portland, Oregon.
Shameless (Showtime) Premieres: January 9 Based on the award-winning British series of the same name, William H. Macy and Emmy Rossum star in this dark family dramedy about a dysfunctional family in Chicago willing to do anything to make ends meet.
Skins (MTV) Premieres: January 7 Yes, it’s yet another British import! The original series is the harshest, most uncompromising view of teenage life we’ve ever seen on TV, and from the looks of it, the MTV version will be sticking closely to the same script.
Young Justice (Cartoon Network) Premieres: January 7 An animated series about the younger sidekicks to the Justice League’s main heroes — with voice work from Danica McKellar (Winnie from The Wonder Years) and Jesse McCartney (Greek).