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We are here! At that time of the year where some really good and geeky television will grace our various types of screens!

There are shows returning from Winter breaks, there are new mid-season show premieres and there are show that are coming down the pike later this year.

Here’s a compiled list of all the geeky television shows (and some that aren’t so geeky but just plain good) that are a-coming our way throughout 2015. I’ll give you a summary of the new shows and I’ve put stars by my favorites and the ones I’m looking forward to!

Part 1 – Recently Premiered Shows, Currently on Air
Part 2 – Upcoming Returning Shows
Part 3 – Brand New Shows Coming This Year

Part 1 – Recently Premiered Shows, Currently on Air

January 6 – Agent Carter, Tuesdays at 9p.m. on ABC ***
January 8 – Archer, Thursdays at 10p.m. on FX
January 8 – Portlandia, Thursdays on IFC
January 11 – Girls, Sundays on HBO
January 13 – Parks and Recreation, Tuesdays on NBC
January 14 – It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia on FXX
January 16 – 12 Monkeys, Fridays at 9p.m. on Syfy ***
January 16 – Helix, Fridays at 10p.m. on Syfy
January 16 – The Fall on Netflix
January 17 – The Musketeers, Saturdays on BBC America
January 22 – Backstrom, Thursdays on FOX
January 24 – Black Sails, Saturdays on Starz
January 28 – The Americans, Wednesdays at 10p.m. on FX ***
January 29 – Fortitude, Thursdays on Pivot ***
January – The Man in the High Castle – available now on Amazon. WATCH THIS!!! ***

 

Part 2 – Upcoming Returning Shows

February 8- The Walking Dead, Sundays at 9p.m. on AMC ***
February 19 – Vikings, Thursdays on History ***
February 22 – House of Cards, available on Netflix ***

March 1 – Once Upon a Time, Sundays on ABC
March 3 – Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D., Tuesdays at 9p.m. on ABC ***
March 9 – Bates Motels, Mondays on A&E ***
March 18 – Supernatural, Wednesdays at 9p.m. on CW

April 4 – Outlander, Saturdays at 10p.m. on Starz ***
April 5 – Salem, Sundays at 10p.m. on WGN
April 5 – Mad Men, Sundays at 10p.m. on AMC ***
April 12 – Game of Thrones, Sundays on HBO ***
April 12 – Silicon Valley, Sundays on HBO
April 18 – Orphan Black, Saturdays at 9p.m. on BBC America ***
April 26 – Penny Dreadful, Sundays at 10p.m. on Showtime ***

Part 3 – Brand New Shows Coming This Year

March 1 – Last Man on Earth, Sunday on FOX
last man on earthPhil Miller was once just an average guy who loved his family and hated his job at the bank – now he’s humanity’s last hope. Will he ever find another person alive on the planet? Would hoping that she is a female be asking too much?

March 5 – Dig, Thursdays at 10p.m. on USA
Dig
Peter, an FBI agent stationed in Jerusalem who, while investigating a murder of a young female archaeologist, uncovers a conspiracy 2000 years in the making.

March 6 – Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt, available on Netflix
kimmy scmidtA woman escapes from a doomsday cult and starts life over again in New York City.

March 17 – iZombie, Tuesdays on CW ***
izombieA medical student who becomes a zombie joins a Coroner’s Office in order to gain access to the brains she must reluctantly eat so that she can maintain her humanity but every brain she eats, she also inherits their memories and must now solve their deaths with help from the Medical examiner and a police detective.

April 10 – Daredevil, Friday, available on Netflix ***

netflixA blind lawyer with his other senses superhumanly enhanced fights crime as a costumed superhero.

April 10 – The Messengers, Fridays at 9p.m. on CW
PilotA mysterious object crashes on earth and a group of unconnected strangers die from an energy pulse it emits, but then re-awaken to find out that they have been deemed responsible for preventing the impending Apocalypse.

May 14 – Wayward Pines, Thursdays on Fox
wayward pinesA Secret Service agent goes to Wayward Pines, Idaho, in search of two federal agents who have gone missing in the bucolic town. He soon learns that he may never get out of Wayward Pines alive.

The following have no release dates set:

AKA Jessica Jones – 2015 on Netflix ***
A former super-heroine decides to reboot her life by becoming a private investigator.

Childhood’s End – 2015 on Syfy ***
Childhood’s End follows the peaceful alien invasion of Earth by the mysterious “Overlords,” whose arrival begins decades of apparent utopia under indirect alien rule, at the cost of human identity and culture.

Dark Matter – 2015 on Syfy
The crew of a derelict spaceship is awakened from stasis with no memories of who they are or how they got on board. Facing threats at every turn, they have to work together to survive a voyage charged with vengeance, betrayal and hidden secrets.

The Expanse – 2015 on Syfy***
A thriller set two hundred years in the future, The Expanse follows the case of a missing young woman who brings a hardened detective and a rogue ship’s captain together in a race across the solar system to expose the greatest conspiracy in human history.

Humans – 2015 on AMC
In a parallel present where the latest must-have gadget for any busy family is a ‘Synth’ – a highly-developed robotic servant that’s so similar to a real human it’s transforming the way we live.

Killjoys – 2015 on Syfy
Killjoys follows a fun-loving, hard living trio of interplanetary bounty hunters sworn to remain impartial as they chase deadly warrants throughout the Quad, a distant system on the brink of a bloody, multiplanetary class war.

Sense8 – 2015 on Netflix
A group of people around the world are suddenly linked mentally, and must find a way to survive being hunted by those who see them as a threat to the world’s order.

Westworld – 2015 on HBO
Two guests at a high-tech amusement park go on a wild west adventure. The park is peopled by robots and is designed to provide a 100% life like experience simulating Roman times, cowboy times, and medieval times. When the park’s central computer breaks down, the robots start to run amok and our two guests find themselves stalked by a robot gunslinger.

EXTRA – Returning Summer Shows that do not have premiere dates yet

Continuum
Defiance
Dominion
Extant
Hannibal
The Last Ship
The Leftovers
Under the Dome

 

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