Out There (IFC, tonight) Series Debut: After Portlandia, it’s the kinda-premiere of new animated series Out There, about small-town kids who look like weird, brightly colored blobs. But, if you like it, you’ll have to wait till February for more episodes. Great plan, IFC—almost as good as pulling all the video promos offline … dumbasses.
Banshee (Cinemax, tonight) Series Debut: See this week’s True TV (Item 1).
Also new tonight:
Last Man Standing, Malibu Country (ABC); Undercover Boss, CSI:NY, Blue Bloods (CBS); Fringe (Fox); Nikita (The CW); The Ultimate Fighter (FX); Fashion Police (E!); Say Yes to the Dress (TLC); Killer Karaoke (TruTV); WWE Friday Night Smackdown, Merlin (Syfy); Portlandia (IFC)
Cyndi Lauper: Still So Unusual (We, Saturday) Series Debut: In this new reality series, we learn that ‘80s pop star Cyndi Lauper is not only still so unusual, but also still alive.
Also new Saturday:
Miss America 2013 (ABC); Star Wars: The Clone Wars, Young Justice (Cartoon Network); Underemployed (MTV); Wedding Band (TBS)
The Golden Globe Awards (NBC, Sunday) As you may have heard, this year’s GGs are hosted by Tina Fey and Amy Poehler. So just fast-forward to those parts.
Girls, Enlightened (HBO, Sunday) Season Premieres: See this week’s True TV (Item 2).
Shameless (Showtime, Sunday) Season Premiere: See this week’s True TV (Item 3).
House of Lies (Showtime, Sunday) Season Premiere: See this week’s True TV (Item 4).
Californication (Showtime, Sunday) Season Premiere: See this week’s True TV (Item 5).
Downton Abbey (PBS) Join the True TV & City Weekly rabble at Brewvies Cinema Pub (677 S. 200 West; 21+) and watch Downton Abbey for free on the big screen at 8 p.m.
Also new Sunday:
Once Upon a Time, Revenge, Happy Endings, Don’t Trust the B in Apt. 23 (ABC); The Good Wife, The Mentalist (CBS); The Simpsons, Bob’s Burgers, Family Guy, American Dad (Fox); Sugar Dome, Iron Chef America (Food Network); Shahs of Sunset, The Real Housewives of Atlanta (Bravo); Gator Boys, Finding Bigfoot (Animal Planet); Robot Chicken (Adult Swim)