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)