Here’s What to Watch This Weekend

New TV:

Friday, January 20 – Sunday, 22, 2023

• Friday on Peacock:  The streaming premiere of “Violent Night”, an action comedy starring David Harbour as the real Santa Claus, who stops a group of mercenaries from pulling off a heist on a private estate on Christmas Eve.  (Trailer)

• Friday at 10:00 p.m. on HBO:  The 21st season premiere of “Real Time with Bill Maher”.

• Friday at 11:00 p.m. on HBO:  The second season premiere of “Game Theory with Bomani Jones”.


Friday’s Late-Night Talk Shows:

“Jimmy Fallon” – Colin Jost, Kenya Barris, and Tobe Nwigwe.

“Jimmy Kimmel” – Austin Butler, Bella Ramsey, Iggy Pop, Peyton Manning, and Eli Manning.  (Repeat)

“Stephen Colbert” – Janelle Monáe, Jamie Oliver, M. Night Shyamalan, and Samuel L. Jackson.  (Repeat)

“James Corden” – Margot Robbie, and Jean Smart.  (Repeat)

“Seth Meyers” – Tom Hanks, Jessie Buckley, and Stephen Markley.  (Repeat)


• Saturday at 4:30 p.m. on NBC:  “AFC Divisional Playoffs”.  The Kansas City Chiefs host the Jacksonville Jaguars.

• Saturday at 8:15 p.m. on Fox:  “NFC Divisional Playoffs”.  The Philadelphia Eagles host the New York Giants.

• Saturday at 11:30 p.m. on NBC:  Aubrey Plaza hosts “Saturday Night Live”, and Sam Smith is the music guest.


• Sunday at 3:00 p.m. Eastern on CBS:  “AFC Divisional Playoffs”.  The Buffalo Bills host the Cincinnati Bengals.

• Sunday at 6:30 p.m. Eastern on CBS:  “NFC Divisional Playoffs”.  The San Francisco 49ers host the Dallas Cowboys.

• Sunday at 9:00 p.m. on HBO:  Episode 2 of “The Last of Us”.

• Sunday at 10:00 p.m. on Showtime:  The third season finale of “The L Word: Generation Q”.

• Sunday at 10:00 p.m. on Fox:  The series premiere of “Accused”, a crime anthology where each of the 15 episodes tells a different crime from the defendant’s point of view.  Michael Chiklis stars in the premiere episode.