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Sunday, Jan. 13: Relive the ’90s Tech Craze in ‘Valley of the Boom’

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Sunday, Jan. 13

Valley of the Boom
National Geographic, 9pm
New Series!

Silicon Valley spawned some of the world’s most influential people and recognizable brands during the 1990s. It’s also where the new phenomenon of the overnight tech millionaire was born, and where the dot-com bubble busted. Mixed into this six-part limited drama are actual interviews from experts from the era — Mark Cuban, Dan Goodin and Arianna Huffington — as well as prominent tech figures from the companies featured.

NFL Football: AFC and NFC Divisional Playoffs
CBS FOX, beginning at 1pm Live

Sunday’s NFL Divisional Playoff games are the L.A. Chargers at the New England Patriots (1pm

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Saturday, Jan. 12: NFL Playoffs AFC and NFC Divisional Round

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Saturday, Jan. 12

NFL Football: AFC and NFC Divisional Playoffs
NBC FOX, beginning at 4:30pm Live

The road to Super Bowl LIII narrows with this weekend’s Divisional Playoff games. The Indianapolis Colts are at the Kansas City Chiefs (NBC, 4:30pm ET) and the Dallas Cowboys are at the L.A. Rams (FOX, 8:15pm ET) on Saturday. Sunday’s games are the L.A. Chargers at the New England Patriots (1pm ET, CBS) and the Philadelphia Eagles at the New Orleans Saints (4:40pm ET, FOX).

College Basketball
CBS, ESPN ESPN2, beginning at 12pm Live

Top college basketball action today includes Ole Miss at Mississippi State (CBS), Duke at Florida State (ESPN) and Gonzaga at San Francisco (ESPN2).

Super 8
AMC, 8pm

J.J. Abrams’ 2011 supernatural thriller makes its AMC

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Friday, Jan. 11: Netflix’s ‘Sex Education’ Is Comic Therapy

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Friday, Jan. 11

Sex Education
Netflix
New Series!

Otis (Asa Butterfield) is an inexperienced, socially awkward high school student who lives with his mother (Gillian Anderson), a sex therapist. Surrounded by manuals, videos and tediously open conversations about sex, he is a reluctant expert on the subject. When his home life is revealed at school, Otis realizes he can use his specialist knowledge to gain status. He teams with a whip-smart girl named Maeve (Emma Mackey), and together they set up an underground sex therapy clinic to deal with their fellow students’ weird and wonderful problems. Through this, Otis realizes he may need some therapy of his own.

Informer
Amazon
New Series!

This six-part Brit drama centers on Raza (Nabhaan Rizwan),

Read more at: https://www.channelguidemag.com/tv-news/2019/01/11/best-bets-friday-jan-11-sex-education-netflix/

Thursday, Jan. 10: ‘Brooklyn Nine-Nine’ Season 6 Comes to NBC

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Thursday, Jan. 10

Brooklyn Nine-Nine
NBC, 9pm
Season Premiere!
The popular former FOX comedy begins its sixth season on its new network. Last year, after fan outcry following the show’s cancellation by FOX, NBC quickly swooped in to renew it. Aside from the network, nothing major has changed. The series continues to follow the exploits of Detective Jake Peralta (Andy Samberg) and his colleagues as they police the NYPD’s 99th Precinct. Season 6 opens with “Honeymoon,” involving Jake and Amy (Melissa Fumero), who tied the knot in the Season 5 finale. We’ll also learn whether Captain Ray Holt (Andre Braugher) has been named the new police commissioner.

Thursday, Jan. 10: ‘Brooklyn Nine-Nine’ Season 6 Comes to NBC

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All Times Eastern.

Thursday, Jan. 10

Brooklyn Nine-Nine
NBC, 9pm
Season Premiere!
The popular former FOX comedy begins its sixth season on its new network. Last year, after fan outcry following the show’s cancellation by FOX, NBC quickly swooped in to renew it. Aside from the network, nothing major has changed. The series continues to follow the exploits of Detective Jake Peralta (Andy Samberg) and his colleagues as they police the NYPD’s 99th Precinct. Season 6 opens with “Honeymoon,” involving Jake and Amy (Melissa Fumero), who tied the knot in the Season 5 finale. We’ll also learn whether Captain Ray Holt (Andre Braugher) has been named the new police commissioner.

Wednesday, Jan. 9: ‘The Dictator’s Playbook’ Charts Tyrants’ Rise to Power

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Wednesday, Jan. 9

The Dictator’s Playbook
PBS, 10pm
New Series!

This six-part history series examines the rise and fall of 20th-century dictators. Each immersive hour is a detailed biography of a single dictator, chronicling his early life, rise to power, decline and fall. Rich in psychological detail, the series provides fresh insight into six brutal men who helped to shape world history: Kim Il Sung (Jan. 9), Saddam Hussein (Jan. 16), Benito Mussolini (Jan. 23), Manuel Noriega (Jan. 30), Francisco Franco (Feb. 6) and Idi Amin (Feb. 13). What drove their thirst for domination and control? How did they seize and wield power? What forces rose up against them or resisted them in secret? How did they finally come to the bitter end? Through historical context and analysis, the series explores how these dictators functioned, how they influenced each

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Ratings – Oxygen to Finish 2018 as the Fastest Growing Cable Entertainment Network with Second Year in a Row of Double-Digit Growth

OXYGEN TO FINISH 2018 AS THE FASTEST GROWING CABLE ENTERTAINMENT NETWORK WITH SECOND YEAR IN A ROW OF DOUBLE-DIGIT GROWTH

Fastest-growing cable entertainment network in primetime with second consecutive year of double-digit growth (+15% YoY)

Most-watched year-to-date among total viewers in eight years in total day (since 2010)

27 consecutive months of year-over-year growth in total viewers in total day

Every month in 2018 has been Oxygen’s best month in at least 5 years

Ratings momentum across all types of true crime programs: event series, investigation series, and self-contained series

Event series Aaron Hernandez Uncovered was Oxygen’s highest rated true crime program in network history with 487K P18-49 and 1.05 Million total viewers

Investigation series Unspeakable Crime: The Killing of Jessica Chambers was Oxygen’s highest-rated weekly premiering series since the true crime rebrand among P18-49

Read more at: http://www.thefutoncritic.com/ratings/2018/12/20/oxygen-to-finish-2018-as-the-fastest-growing-cable-entertainment-network-with-second-year-in-a-row-of-double-digit-growth-138112/20181220oxygen01/

2018’s Fastest-Growing Cable Entertainment Network Posts Two Years of Double-Digit Growth

The cable network that will finish 2018 as the fastest-growing cable entertainment network in prime time will post double-digit growth for the second consecutive year. That network is Oxygen, which is poised to post 15% growth year over year.

Oxygen says it has had 27 consecutive months of year-over-year growth in total viewers in total day, adding: “Every month in 2018 has been Oxygen’s best month in at least 5 years.”

The network’s ratings momentum spans a variety of its true-crime programs, including event series, investigation series and self-contained series.

“Event series ‘Aaron Hernandez Uncovered’ was Oxygen’s highest-rated true-crime program in network history with 487K P18-49 and 1.05 Million total viewers,” Oxygen said. “Investigation series ‘Unspeakable Crime: The Killing of Jessica Chambers’ was Oxygen’s highest-rated weekly premiering series since the true crime rebrand among P18-49 and F25-54.”

The announcement adds: “Self-contained true-crime series ‘Killer Couples’ is up +49% versus last season and is on

Read more at: https://www.tvweek.com/tvbizwire/2018/12/2018s-fastest-growing-cable-entertainment-network-posts-two-years-of-double-digit-growth/

News NBCUniversal International Networks & Fetch TV launching Oxygen

• The fastest growing cable entertainment channel in the US for two years will launch as a Fetch “virtual channel” on January 1, 2019

Fetch TV and NBCUniversal International Networks (NBCUIN) have announced the Australian launch of Oxygen, a new “virtual channel” featuring the best in high-quality true crime and scripted crime programming.

Oxygen is available in over 77 million homes in the US, where it is the fastest growing cable entertainment channel for two years in a row. Australia will be the first market outside the US to launch Oxygen.

For Fetch subscribers, Oxygen will be the

Read more at: https://mediaweek.com.au/nbcuniversal-international-networks-fetch-tv-launching-oxygen/

NBCUniversal International Networks & Fetch TV launching Oxygen

• The fastest growing cable entertainment channel in the US for two years will launch as a Fetch “virtual channel” on January 1, 2019

Fetch TV and NBCUniversal International Networks (NBCUIN) have announced the Australian launch of Oxygen, a new “virtual channel” featuring the best in high-quality true crime and scripted crime programming.

Oxygen is available in over 77 million homes in the US, where it is the fastest growing cable entertainment channel for two years in a row. Australia will be the first market outside the US to launch Oxygen.

For Fetch subscribers, Oxygen will be the

Read more at: https://mediaweek.com.au/nbcuniversal-international-networks-fetch-tv-launching-oxygen/