It can be difficult to decide which shows amongst the plethora of new and returning series in January you want to watch. To make it easier for you, we’ve put together an impressive list of some top-notch television shows that are sure not to disappoint!
10 New TV Shows to Watch in January 2023 (Ranked by Popularity)
January 2023 is set to be an incredibly exciting month for television, so we’ve whittled it down and selected the 10 most enthralling shows from streaming giants like Netflix and HBO Max, Apple TV Plus, Disney Plus, and Amazon Prime. Don’t miss out on these must-watch series!
“Kaleidoscope” on Netflix
“Kaleidoscope” tells the story of a master thief and his crew, striving to pull off an ambitious heist worth $7 billion. However, their plans are ultimately thwarted by betrayal, avarice, and other detriments.
For viewers seeking to experience a captivating story of a massive billion-dollar heist, and the masterminds behind it all, look no further than Netflix’s latest offering. Not only does it provide you with an immersive experience, but also allows you to choose your own order in which to watch the show!
Through this captivating series, viewers can travel back in time to eras before and after the day of the heist, culminating with a finale depicting it. Eric Garcia—the author behind “Matchstick Men”—created the show starring Giancarlo Esposito, Paz Vega, Rufus Sewell, Tati Gabrielle, Rosaline Elbay, and Jai Courtney for an extraordinary ensemble cast.
Premiere Date: Jan 1 on Netflix
“The Last of Us” on HBOMax
After years of delays, the groundbreaking video game is finally coming to TV screens thanks to original writer Neil Druckmann and Emmy-winning creator Craig Mazin. This incredible collaboration is sure to delight fans everywhere!
Acclaimed actor Pedro Pascal takes center stage in a riveting post-apocalyptic drama based on the beloved video game franchise ‘The Last of Us’. He portrays Joel, an intrepid smuggler given the critical mission to escort teenage Ellie (Bella Ramsey) across a dystopian future America.
In an era of disease and societal downfall, Joel and Ellie must uncover out-of-the-box solutions to survive. Merle Dandridge returns as a lead character in this nine-episode season joined by other star cast members such as Anna Torv, Gabriel Luna, Nick Offerman, and Melanie Lynskey. The journey will be a thrilling one for fans of the game!
Premiere Date: Jan 15 on HBOMax
“Will Trent” on ABC
ABC has launched an all-new detective drama, starring Ramón Rodríguez as the ever-persistent Will Trent. He is on a mission to uncover the harsh reality of a homicide case hidden from society – and it won’t be easy!
In order for his instincts to ring true in this situation, he’ll need to navigate around some serious roadblocks including revengeful police officers at Atlanta’s PD, an ex with unresolved matters between them, plus a new partner and an angry suspect.
This series was co-created by Liz Heldens and Daniel T. Thomsen who adapted the story directly from Karin Slaughter’s novels – so you know it will be nothing short of thrilling!
Release Date: Jan 3 on ABC
“Mayfair Witches” on AMC
Adapted from Anne Rice’s books, this supernatural tale follows Rowan (Alexandra Daddario), a neurosurgeon who discovers she is unknowingly the heir to an ancient family of enigmatic witches.
With her newfound power comes Lasher (Jack Huston) – a being that has been hounding her bloodline for centuries-which Rowan must confront head-on as she learns how to master and wield her abilities.
Along with Jack Huston, Harry Hamlin, and Tongayi Chirisa, Alexandra will explore her mysterious powers—which she discovers are inherited from unknown relatives. Esta Spalding and Michelle Ashford serve as showrunners to this captivating series filled with secrets yet to be uncovered.
Premiere Date: Jan 8 on AMC
“Black Snow” on Stan Originals
Travis Fimmel (Vikings) stars in the gripping six-part crime drama series that merges together a coming-of-age story and an engrossing whodunit.
In 1994, seventeen-year-old Isabel Baker’s murder left her Australian South Sea Islander community devastated and shocked the small town of Ashford as no perpetrator was ever identified.
25 years later, however, when a time capsule is unearthed, it reveals secrets pointing cold case detective James Cormack toward the killer.
Premiere Date: Jan 1 on Stan Originals
“Lady Voyeur” on Netflix
Miranda (Débora Nascimento) leads the story as an uncontrollable voyeur and extremely skilled hacker.
Every day, Miranda peeks out the window to observe Cléo (Emanuelle Araújo), an affluent escort living in the adjacent structure. One afternoon, Cleo unexpectedly appears on her doorstep and requests that Miranda watches over her pet while she is away.
On this fateful day, the hacker’s life would take a drastic turn as she meets the man of her desires. As is usually the case in any great thriller, nothing proves what it initially appears to be.
Premiere Date: Jan 1 on Netflix
“That ’90s Show” on Netflix
The much-anticipated spinoff of ‘That ’70s Show’ follows the next generation of characters set in Point Place, Wisconsin during the summer of 1995.
Red and Kitty are once again playing the role of parental figures, this time for Eric and Donna’s daughter Leia. Leia is at the center of this new story as she builds relationships with her peers.
She is fortunate enough to have a range of characters from different decades helping her transition through these tricky teenage years, including Kelso and Jackie’s son Jay.
What’s more exciting? The original stars are back! Topher Grace, Mila Kunis, Ashton Kutcher, Laura Prepon, and Wilmer Valderrama will all make special guest appearances on this show sure to be a hit.
Premiere Date: Jan 19 on Netflix
“Stonehouse” on ITVX
Dive into the turbulent story of John Stonehouse, a former Labour politician and minister in Prime Minister Harold Wilson’s government. In November 1974 he made headlines worldwide when he dramatically vanished from the shoreline of a luxury Florida hotel – leaving behind his neatly folded clothes as if to mark his passing.
His intention? To fake his own death!
Follow this stunning three-part drama for an intense look at Stonehouse’s life and times.
In a desperate bid to uphold his standing, Stonehouse had staged his passing in America. However, upon discovery of the espionage, forgery, theft, and fraudulent activities he was involved with overseas, he was extradited back to Britain from Australia.
Release Date: Jan 2 on ITVX
“Poker Face” on Peacock
Get ready for Rian Johnson’s (creator of “Knives Out” and “Star Wars: The Last Jedi”) television debut, starring Natasha Lyonne as Charlie Cale – a woman who can detect lies!
As she goes on an adventure in her car, unexpected criminal cases appear before her, which is no problem for her to solve.
With special guest stars Adrien Brody, Chloë Sevigny, Clea DuVall, Tim Meadows, Ron Perlman, Jameela Jamil, and Joseph Gordon-Levitt; this show will be sure to thrill you with its creative plot twists!
Release Date: Jan 26 on Peacock
“Accused” on Fox
The producers of “24” and “Homeland” bring us an all-new anthology series that showcases a different crime with each episode. It features some incredible talent like Rachel Bilson, Wendell Pierce, Abigail Breslin, Michael Chiklis, Margo Martindale, and Rhea Perlman – all TV veterans who will captivate your attention!
A fresh spin on the British original, this show chronicles a range of people who await trial and examines the events that brought them to court.
Premiere Date: Jan 22 on Fox
If you’re looking for more than our top picks, we’ve provided a list of other great TV shows coming to Netflix, HBO Max, and Amazon Prime Video this January.
Interesting TV Shows to Watch on Netflix in January 2023
If you’re looking for something new to watch on Netflix in January 2023, look no further! Below is a comprehensive guide to interesting TV shows premiering or returning.
|The Way of the Househusband – Season 2||—|
|The Lying Life of Adults||Jan 4|
|Madoff: The Monster of Wall Street||—|
|Copenhagen Cowboy||Jan 5|
|Ginny & Georgia – Season 2||—|
|Woman of the Dead||—|
|Pressure Cooker||Jan 6|
|The Hatchet Wielding Hitchhiker||Jan 10|
|Sexify – Season 2||Jan 11|
|Kung Fu Panda: The Dragon Knight – Season 2||Jan 12|
|The Makanai: Cooking for the Maiko House||—|
|Vikings: Valhalla – Season 2||—|
|Break Point||Jan 13|
|Sky Rojo – Season 3||—|
|Trial by Fire||—|
|Suzan & Freek||—|
|Junji Ito Maniac: Japanese Tales of the Macabre||Jan 19|
|That ’90s Show||—|
|Women at War||—|
|Bake Squad – Season 2||Jan 20|
|Bling Empire: New York||—|
|Fauda – Season 4||—|
|Against the Ropes||Jan 25|
|Daniel Spellbound – Season 2||Jan 26|
|Record of Ragnarok – Season 2, Part 1||—|
|Kings of Jo’Burg – Season 2||Jan 27|
|Lockwood & Co.||—|
|The Snow Girl||—|
|Princess Power||Jan 30|
|Cunk On Earth||Jan 31|
|Pamela, a love story||—|
Interesting TV Shows to Watch on HBO Max in January 2023
If you’re subscribed to HBO Max, check out this guide to the best TV shows and specials premiering in January 2023.
|The Last of Us||Jan 15|
|Game Theory with Bomani Jones – Season 2||Jan 20|
|Real Time with Bill Maher – Season 21||—|
Interesting TV Shows to Watch on Amazon Prime Video in January 2023
For those looking for something special on Prime Video, check out the following table of releases for January 2023.
|Cosmic Love France||Jan 6|
|Hunters – Season 2||Jan 13|
|The Test – Season 2||—|
|The Legend of Vox Machina – Season 2||Jan 20|
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