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Winter 2020 reality TV schedule and guide

Winter 2020 reality TV schedule and guide
A New Hampshire bridge in winter, which will take us from fall to spring reality TV shows (Photo by Forest Simon/Unsplash)

Winter has arrived—and so have the holiday reality TV shows, from Making It to Holiday Wars, plus returning favorites like Project Runway and Terrace House, which will be followed in the new year by highly-anticipated shows such as the US version of Flirty Dancing, Lego Masters, and season 40 of Survivor

This reality show schedule lists all officially announced debut dates and time slots for both new and returning, prime-time reality TV and documentary shows that debut this winter (and beyond). It’s frequently updated.

Times are ET/PT; because TV networks and streaming services frequently change their schedules, you may want to check your guide or other TV listings. For any reality TV that premiered before Dec. 1, 2019, see the fall 2019 schedule.

Program descriptions in quotation marks indicates that the quoted text has come directly from network press releases, the show’s website, or other official materials.

If you have any updates, additions, or corrections, please feel free to e-mail me. Thank you!

December | January | February | March | April | May

December 2019

  • Holiday Wars (Food Network, Dec. 1, Sundays at 9). Jonathan Bennett hosts as “five teams of cake masters and sugar artists face-off to create mind-blowing holiday displays”
  • Holiday Gingerbread Showdown (Food Network, Dec. 1, Sundays at 10). “Paige Davis tests the skills of three gingerbread artists in each holiday-themed challenge”
  • The Great Christmas Light Fight (ABC, Dec. 2, Mondays at 8). “four families with dazzling household displays will compete to win $50,000 and the coveted Light Fight trophy”
  • Making It (NBC, Dec. 2, 3, 4, 5, 9, and 10 at 10 p.m, and Dec. 11 at 9 p.m.). Hosts Amy Poehler and Nick Offerman return with season two, “a multi-night crafting event” with a $100,000 prize
  • Body Cam (ID, Dec. 3, Tuesdays at 10). “each episode tells multiple stories” using “body camera footage, dash cam footage or security footage”
  • Magic for Humans (Netflix, Dec. 4). Justin Willman pulls out all the stops and props to amaze real people with playful tricks and showstopping magic routines”
  • Black Ink Crew: Chicago (VH1, Dec. 4, Wednesdays at 8). “there’s a massive shakeup as a new tattoo shop blows into the Windy City, threatening to take 9MAG’s spot at the top”
  • Alaskan Bush People (Discovery, Dec. 4, Wednesdays at 8). Billy and Ami “push the next generation of the Wolfpack … to strengthen their own footholds on the mountain”
  • Man vs. Bear (Discovery, Dec. 4, Wednesdays at 9). “three Grizzlies – Bart, Honey Bump and Tank – will take on three new human competitors at their Utah sanctuary to test the limits of strength, speed and stamina”
  • Five Day Biz Fix (CNBC, Dec. 4, Wednesdays at 10). “Chrissy and Erik [Kopplin] rely on their years of high-end retail design experience and construction know-how to overhaul a wide range of brick and mortars in just five days”
  • An Unexpected Killer (Oxygen, Dec. 5, Thursdays at 8). Each episode follows a “murder investigation in which detectives discover the killer is someone completely shocking and unexpected”
  • Growing Up Hip Hop (WE tv, Dec. 5, Thursdays at 9). a battle for the boss title between the next generation of hip hop and the OG’s when the heirs challenge their parents through life altering events”
  • Court Cam (A&E, Dec. 5, Thursdays at 9). Dan Abrams hosts “an in-depth examination of some of the most stunning and emotional courtroom moments caught on camera”
  • Ex on the Beach: Peak of Love (MTV, Dec. 5, Thursdays at 9). “brings 10 international celeb-reality singles to the mountains of Queenstown, New Zealand as they search for their true love, only to be unexpectedly confronted by their past relationships”
  • Project Runway (Bravo, Dec. 5, Thursdays at 9:30). Bravo’s rebooted version of the fashion competition returns with “another season of high stakes and fierce fashions”
  • The Interrogator (ID, Dec. 5, Thursdays at 10). Detective Fil Waters “recounts his most shocking cases, showing how his keen detective work allows him to convince prime suspects to lower their guard and reveal answers that police never saw coming”
  • The Confession Killer (Netflix, Dec. 6). “explores how the man once called America’s most prolific serial killer [Henry Lee Lucas] was really a complex figure entangled with a flawed justice system”
  • Criminal Confessions (Oxygen, Dec. 7, Saturdays at 6). “an inside look into actual police interrogations around the country with detectives who will stop at nothing until they find justice”
  • Homicide for the Holidays (Oxygen, Dec. 7 at 7:30, Saturdays at 7). “chilling stories of holidays taking a sweeping turn when a loved one is brutally killed by an unforeseen suspect and investigations unfold that stun everyone involved”
  • Expedition Bigfoot (Travel Channel, Dec. 8, Sundays at 10). “an elite team of skilled searchers are using an advanced data algorithm and groundbreaking science and tools to analyze five decades of Bigfoot sightings”
  • Diesel Brothers (Discovery, Dec. 9, Mondays at 8). “Heavy D, Diesel Dave, The Muscle and the rest of the DieselSellerz crew are together again bringing audiences behind the scenes of their epic one-of-a-kind truck builds”
  • Dirty Mudder Truckers (Discovery, Dec. 9, Mondays at 9). “the Dirty 7 – a crew of top racers in Central Florida – get down and dirty in The Pit facing challengers from around the country”
  • Twin Turbos (Discovery, Dec. 9, Mondays at 10). “The father-son duo is back to continue the family tradition of designing and fabricating some of the world’s most innovative custom cars.”
  • Behind Bars: Women Inside (A&E, Dec. 10, Tuesdays at 9). “goes behind the walls of the Western Massachusetts Regional Women’s Correctional Center”
  • These Woods are Haunted (Travel Channel, Dec. 10, Tuesdays at 10). “true accounts of people who ventured deep into the forest only to come screaming out with stories that defy reality”
  • The Great American Baking Show: Holiday Edition (ABC, Dec. 12, Thursdays at 9). Paul Hollywood and Sherry Yard judge the competition between “bakers from across the country battling through 24 total challenges with six challenges throughout each two-hour themed episode”
  • My Lottery Dream Home (HGTV, Dec. 13, Fridays at 9). “David Bromstad [is] crisscrossing the country to help his instantly rich clients find fantasy homes with their newfound wealth”
  • Love & Hip Hop: New York (VH1, Dec. 16, Mondays at 8). “This season marks the homecoming of original vets alongside fan-favorite cast members”
  • Don’t F**k With Cats: Hunting an Internet Killer (Netflix, Dec. 18). Cyber sleuths engage in a dangerous game of cat and mouse with a man who posts sadistic animal-abuse videos online — and then turns to murder”
  • Property Brothers: Forever Home (HGTV, Dec. 18, Wednesdays at 9). “Jonathan and Drew unlock the true potential in lackluster family homes with top-to-bottom renovations”
  • Pick of the Litter (Disney+, Dec. 20, Fridays). “the stories of service animals, their trainers, and their human companions”
  • Trending Fear (Travel Channel, Dec. 20, Fridays at 11). “Dear David” creator Adam Ellis and “friends Jen Lewis (researcher/documentarian) and Paul Bradford (ghost hunter and lead investigator) are on a mission to help others understand and escape their own nightmares” 
  • Food Network Challenge (Food Network, Dec. 23, Mondays at 10). Ian Ziering hosts the return of the series on which “the country’s top cake makers, bakers and sugar artists going head-to-head in pop culture-themed battles”
  • Terrace House: Tokyo 2019-2020 (Netflix, Dec. 24). As Kenji and Risako’s story reaches its conclusion, Ruka faces a choice. A new member opens the door to the house as life in Tokyo continues.”
  • Restaurant: Impossible Revisited (Food Network, Dec. 26, Thursdays at 8). “Robert now surprises some of the most memorable places and people with a visit to see what changes have stood the test of time”
  • Restaurant: Impossible (Food Network, Dec. 26, Thursdays at 9). Robert Irvine “takes on the challenge of turning around a failing restaurant in just two days”
  • Kevin Hart: Don’t F**k This Up (Netflix, Dec. 27). Kevin Hart gives unprecedented access to his life over the past year” for “a behind-the-scenes look at Kevin’s day-to-day life as he deals with the fallout from the Oscar controversy, his marriage, and his growing career”
  • Ghost Loop (Travel Channel, Dec. 27, Fridays at 10). a “team will attempt to break cycles of trapped paranormal activity and restore peace by drawing out each spirit through re-created trigger environments”
  • Flirty Dancing (Fox, Dec. 29 at 8, then Wednesdays at 8). “complete strangers are taught a dance routine, then meet for the first time on a blind date at a breathtaking location, as they dance together without saying a word”

January 2020

  • The Circle (Netflix, Jan. 1, Wednesdays). In this U.S. adaptation of the U.K. hit, “contestants bond, flirt, and plot, all in an effort to earn clout exclusively through a unique social media platform”
  • Married at First Sight (Lifetime, Jan. 1 at 7, Wednesdays at 8). In Washington, DC, “five new couples will take a leap of faith when they walk down the aisle to marry a stranger” 
  • My 600-lb Life (TLC, Jan. 1, Wednesdays at 8). “follows people who are struggling to escape the prison that their own bodies have become”
  • Paranormal Caught on Camera (Travel Channel, Jan. 1, Wednesdays at 9). “paranormal videos from around the world are featured as a panel of experts breaks down the footage and analyzes what exactly the eyewitnesses captured”
  • Supernanny (Lifetime, Jan. 1, Wednesdays at 10, then Fridays at 9 starting Feb. 7). “Jo is back to help stressed-out parents tackle social and behavioral challenges as well as new issues faced by modern-day families”
  • The Explosion Show (Science, Jan. 1, Wednesdays at 10). MythBuster Tory Belleci and Nitro Circus’s ‘Streetbike’ Tommy Passemante “meet with the experts, daredevils and professionals who are in the business of making things explode”
  • 1000-lb Sisters (TLC, Jan. 1, Wednesdays at 10). The Slaton Sisters [go] through their biggest endeavor yet: losing enough weight to qualify for and undergo life-changing bariatric surgery and pursue their dreams”
  • Alaska PD (A&E, Jan. 1 at 10, then Thursdays at 9). “will follow Alaska’s law enforcement in Fairbanks, Kodiak, Kotzebue and Petersburg”
  • Homestead Rescue (Discovery Channel, Jan. 2, Thursdays at 8). The Rainey family help people whose homesteads are in disrepair
  • Sex, Explained (Netflix, Jan. 2). Discover the ins and outs of sex in this fun and informative series, narrated by singer-actress Janelle Monáe” 
  • The First 48 (A&E, Jan. 2, Thursdays at 8). “detectives work relentlessly to solve murders in the critical first 48 hours of a crime”
  • Surviving R. Kelly Part II: The Reckoning (Lifetime, Jan. 2 and 3 at 9, Jan. 4 at 10). The follow-up series includes “interviews from a variety of perspectives including with new survivors, supporters, psychologists and cultural and legal experts”
  • Christina on the Coast (HGTV, Jan. 2, Thursdays at 9). Christina “works through a new chapter of life, designing a nursery and welcoming her son Hudson”
  • 60 Days In (A&E, Jan. 2, Thursdays at 10). Innocent people get locked up because sheriffs who run jails have no idea what’s happening unless a reality TV show films there.
  • Dr. Pimple Popper (TLC, Jan. 2, Thursdays at 9). Dr. Sandra Lee “treats patients with unusual skin conditions and helps them lead a life free of embarrassment”
  • Ghost Adventures: Screaming Room (Travel Channel, Jan. 2, Thursdays at 9). “Paranormal investigators Zak Bagans, Aaron Goodwin, Jay Wasley and Billy Tolley… watch their favorite episodes of the hit series”
  • My Feet Are Killing Me (TLC, Jan. 2, Thursdays at 10). Dr. Ebonie Vincent and Dr. Brad Schaeffer “juggle all sorts of eye-popping cases, from wart clusters and funky fungus, to toe amputations and foot reconstructions”
  • Love After Lockup: Life After Lockup (WE tv, Jan. 3, Fridays at 9). “seven fan-favorite couples from Love After Lockup will encounter more twists, turns and shocking moments than ever before”
  • Live PD (A&E, Jan. 3, Fridays and Saturdays at 9). “live cameras document the work of diverse [police] departments from across the country”
  • Kindred Spirits (Travel Channel, Jan. 3, Fridays at 9). “Paranormal investigators [Amy] Bruni and [Adam] Berry, along with psychic medium [Chip] Coffey, enter America’s darkest locations, demanding answers to the most chilling haunted mysteries”
  • Extreme Love (WE tv, Jan. 3, Fridays at 10). “a curious and intimate look into the lives of real people in extraordinary circumstances”
  • Pit Bulls & Parolees (Animal Planet, Jan. 4, Saturdays at 8). Follows Tia Torres and her staff “as they continue dedicating their lives to the New Orleans-based Villalobos Rescue Center, the largest pit bull rescue center in the country” 
  • Say Yes to the Dress America (TLC, Jan. 4, Saturdays at 8). “one bride from every state, Washington, D.C. and Puerto Rico is flown to New York for a private shopping event”
  • Say Yes to the Dress England (TLC, Jan. 4, Saturdays at 9). The UK version of the show set at “Ava Rose Hamilton, a family-run bridal boutique in Lancashire, England,” that follows “Gok Wan, a stylist extraordinaire and fashion icon”
  • Worst Cooks in America (Food Network, Jan. 5, Sundays at 9). “Alton Brown is joining Anne Burrell to transform a roster of terrible cooks into culinary shape with challenges bigger and crazier than ever”
  • Naked and Afraid: Alone (Discovery, Jan. 5, Sundays at 10). “the series takes the challenge to a new level by bringing the best of the best to the most isolated areas around the globe, leaving them there with nothing on their backs and no one by their side”
  • Sister Wives (TLC, Jan. 5, Sundays at 10). “The Sister Wives have just moved to Flagstaff, Arizona, where they find that the ups and downs of their family’s polygamist lifestyle are as dramatic as they’ve ever been”
  • America’s Got Talent: The Champions (NBC, Jan. 6, Mondays at 8). Acts from the U.S. and other versions of the series compete.
  • The Bachelor (ABC, Jan. 6, Mondays at 8). Peter Weber returns to the franchise.
  • Kids Baking Championship (Food Network, Jan. 6, Mondays at 9). “Valerie Bertinelli and Duff Goldman return to test the skills of twelve new talented young bakers”
  • Love & Hip Hop: Miami (VH1, Jan. 6, Mondays at 9). “The 305 heats up with the arrival of Joseline Hernandez, who returns to the franchise after a three-year hiatus.”
  • Live Rescue (A&E, Jan. 6, Mondays at 9). “follows America’s first responders as they bravely put their lives on the line answering emergency rescue calls across the country”
  • Finding Your Roots (PBS, Jan. 7, Tuesdays at 8).Discover the mysteries, surprises and revelations hidden in family trees with Dr. Henry Louis Gates, Jr.”
  • Ellen’s Game of Games (NBC, Jan. 7, Tuesdays at 8). A game show that features “supersized versions of the most popular and action-packed games from” Ellen’s daytime talk show
  • My Big Fat Fabulous Life (TLC, Jan. 7, Tuesdays at 8). “Whitney Thore as she juggles her dance career, continues to fight through body shaming while dealing with Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome”
  • Siesta Key (MTV, Jan. 7, Tuesdays at 8). “The original gang is back, but the dissolution of Siesta Key’s ‘It couple,’ Alex and Juliette, has left the friend circle divided”
  • Nick Cannon Presents: Wild ‘N Out (VH1, Jan. 7, Tuesdays at 8). “teams, comprised of returning and new cast members, against each other in some of the most hilarious, entertaining and outrageous battles seen on television”
  • Vanderpump Rules (Bravo, Jan. 7, Tuesdays at 9). “With many of her longtime employees growing up and moving on, Lisa finds herself dealing with a new crop of wild and lovable SURvers”
  • 24 Hours to Hell and Back (Fox, Jan. 7, Tuesdays at 9). Gordon Ramsay “drives across the country to help struggling restaurants”
  • Burgers, Brew & ‘Que (Cooking Channel, Jan. 7, Tuesdays at 9). Michael Symon travels around the country to try different foods and beverages
  • Ink Master: Turf War (Paramount, Jan. 7, Tuesdays at 10). “contestants from four different regions of the country – East, West, South and Midwest will represent their ‘turf’ in the competition”
  • Guardians of the Glades (Discovery, Jan. 7, Tuesdays at 10). “snake hunter Dusty Crum and his crew are ready to take on some of the biggest, deadliest snakes in the Everglades”
  • Hot and Heavy (TLC, Jan. 7, Tuesdays at 10). “follows three men who defend the honor of their significant others and face judgment due to their mixed-weight relationships”
  • Cheer (Netflix, Jan. 8) follows the competitive cheerleaders of Navarro College in Corsicana, TX”
  • Undercover Boss (CBS, Jan. 8, Wednesdays at 8). To discover what’s happening in their companies, CEOs and bosses go undercover and work alongside people who definitely have no idea that something is awry.
  • Catfish: The TV Show (MTV, Jan. 8, Wednesdays at 8). “Longtime host Nev Schulman, joined by Kamie Crawford, will be tipped off by friends, family and anonymous sources, unbeknownst to the hooked Hopeful”
  • True Life Crime (MTV, Jan. 8, Wednesdays at 9). “investigates the most harrowing true crime mysteries rocking headlines and social feeds”
  • America’s Top Dog (A&E, Jan. 8, Wednesdays at 9). “four police K9 teams, including fan-favorites from the hit series Live PD and one civilian team will face off”
  • Very Cavallari (E!, Jan. 9, Thursdays at 9). Kristin Cavallari “balances work, family, and friends alongside her former NFL player husband Jay Cutler”
  • Reclaimed (Discovery, Jan. 9, Thursdays at 9). Miners and builders Alex Charvat and Kevin Gilman “visit dormant mining claims to assess their current value and then negotiate for a share of the mine’s profit in exchange for improving the property”
  • Zumbo’s Just Desserts (Netflix, Jan. 10). “Adriano Zumbo and Rachel Khoo return to the Dessert Factory to judge impossible cakes, amazing confections and other fantastic sweets”
  • Family or Fiancé (OWN, Jan. 11, Saturdays at 9). “engaged couples seek the blessings of their disapproving families before their upcoming weddings”
  • The Vet Life (Animal Planet, Jan. 11, Saturdays at 10). “Dr. Diarra Blue, Dr. Aubrey Ross and Dr. Michael Lavigne, return with all-new animal cases”
  • Collector‘s Call (MeTV, Jan. 12, Sundays at 9:30). Lisa Whelchel meets with the biggest collectors of pop culture memorabilia, alongside some famous faces, to give viewers an inside look at fascinating and rarely-seen private collections”
  • Meet the Frasers (E!, Jan. 13, Mondays at 10). Follows “Matt Fraser, a 28-year-old psychic medium, and his 21-year-old pageant queen girlfriend Alexa Papigiotis”
  • Killer Inside: The Mind of Aaron Hernandez (Netflix, Jan. 15). “examines the perfect storm of factors leading to the trial, conviction, and death of an athlete who seemingly had it all”
  • Expedition With Steve Backshall (PBS, Jan. 15, Wednesdays at 10). “Explorer and naturalist Steve Backshall pursues incredible journeys and world firsts—unclimbed peaks, unexplored cave systems and uncharted landscapes”
  • Listing Impossible (CNBC, Jan. 15, Wednesdays at 10). “When L.A.’s wealthiest put their multi-million-dollar properties up for sale, they sometimes learn that the house of their dreams… isn’t anyone else’s”
  • In Pursuit of with John Walsh (ID, Jan. 15, Wednesdays at 10). “John Walsh and his son, Callahan Walsh, introduce ID’s active and engaged audience to unsolved violent crimes that urgently need to be closed”
  • Hip-Hop Evolution (Netflix, Jan. 17). “follows hip-hop in the U.S., showcasing the stories and sounds that shaped its history and culture”
  • Seven Worlds, One Planet (BBC America, Jan. 18, Saturdays at 9). Sir David Attenborough narrates “the story of earth’s seven spectacular continents and how they shape the extraordinary animal behavior and biodiversity we see today”
  • Murdered by Morning (Oxygen, Jan. 19, Sundays at 7). “Each episode follows the true story of a victim whose night took an unexpected turn, resulting in a horrific homicide”
  • La Voz (Telemundo, Jan. 19, Sundays at 9). “Superstar Latinx recording artists” Luis Fonsi, Alejandra Guzmán, Carlos Vives, and Wisin coach season two “of the U.S. Spanish-language edition of” The Voice
  • Brain Games (NatGeo, Jan. 20, Mondays at 8). “Keegan-Michael Key guides celebrities through fun challenges, mind-boggling illusions, and eye-opening demonstrations”
  • Street Outlaws: Fastest in America (Discovery, Jan. 20, Mondays at 8). “Eight of the fastest teams in America fight for a winner-takes-all purse of $100,000 – the highest payout in street racing history”
  • No Passport Required (PBS, Jan. 20, Mondays at 9). “Marcus Samuelsson [visits] six new cities to explore the rich diversity of immigrant traditions and cuisines woven into American food and culture”
  • Home Town (HGTV, Jan. 20, Mondays at 9). “Ben and Erin use their masterful renovation skills to help all kinds of clients—from first-time homeowners to families of five—create a beautiful new home in Laurel,” Mississippi.
  • Spy Games (Bravo, Jan. 20, Mondays at 10). Contestants “come together to compete and attempt to outplay one another in living out the ultimate spy fantasy”
  • One of a Kind (HGTV, Jan. 20, Mondays at 10). Interior designer Grace Mitchell “will upgrade lackluster Fort Worth, Texas, residences with her signature imaginative flair”
  • Pandemic: How to Prevent an Outbreak (Netflix, Jan. 22). “explores the ways influenza evolves and how prepared humans are — or aren’t — for the next devastating global outbreak”
  • the goop lab (Netflix, Jan. 24). “Gwyneth Paltrow and her goop team look at psychedelics, energy work and other challenging wellness topics” 
  • The Crystal Maze (Nickelodeon, Jan. 24, Fridays at 7). Adam Conover is the Maze Master in Nick’s adaptation of the UK cult hit reality show
  • Paranormal 911 (Travel Channel, Jan. 25, Saturdays at 9). “real-life stories of police, firefighters and paramedics who arrive on scene, only to find themselves in the middle of a paranormal event”
  • Heartland Docs, DVM (NatGeo WILD, Saturdays at 10). In the midwest, Drs. Ben and Erin Schroeder’s “veterinary practice cares for the region’s many animals in need”
  • The Circus (Showtime, Jan. 26, Sundays at 8). John Heilemann, Mark McKinnon, and Alex Wagner go behind the scenes of the Democratic primary and other political news events
  • Justin Bieber: Seasons (YouTube, Jan. 27). “will chronicle the making of Justin Bieber’s first album in four years and feature a behind-the-scenes look at Bieber’s private life”
  • The Biggest Loser (USA Network, Jan. 28, Tuesdays at 9). The return of the franchise “will feature men and women competing to not only lose weight, but to improve their overall wellbeing”
  • I Am Jazz (TLC, Jan. 28, Tuesdays at 9). Jazz Jennings is “undergoing another procedure related to the gender affirmation surgery” and also going “through her senior year of high school” 
  • Next in Fashion (Netflix, Jan. 29). Tan France and Alexa Chung host the competition between “some of the world’s best and quietly innovative designers”
  • Miz and Mrs (USA, Jan. 29, Wednesdays at 10). “an exclusive glimpse into the A-List lifestyle of married WWE Superstars The Miz and Maryse”
  • I Am A Killer (Netflix, Jan. 31). “features death row inmates convicted of capital murder giving a firsthand account of their crimes”
  • Ted Bundy: Falling for a Killer (Amazon, Jan. 31). “reframes infamous serial killer Ted Bundy’s crimes from a female perspective, uncovering the disturbing and profound way in which his pathological hatred of women collided with the culture wars and feminist movement of the 1970s”

February 2020

  • The Masked Singer (Fox, Feb. 2 after the Super Bowl, then Wednesdays at 8). Costumed celebrities compete as a panel tries to guess who they are.
  • Coyote Peterson: Brave the Wild (Animal Planet, Feb. 2, Sundays at 9). YouTuber Coyote Peterson “travels to all new destinations around the globe to share incredible animal experiences with the most fascinating, bizarre, and iconic animals on earth”
  • The 1900 Island (Acorn, Feb. 3). “follows the fortunes of four modern day families as they head back over 100 years to the start of the 20th Century to try their hand living as a rural fishing community”
  • Girl Scout Cookie Championship (Food Network, Feb. 3, Mondays at 8). Alyson Hannigan hosts as, in each episode, “five accomplished bakers to transform Girl Scout Cookies into show-stopping edible pieces of art”
  • Below Deck Sailing Yacht (Bravo, Feb. 3, Mondays at 9). “set on a luxury sailing yacht with a new crew and equally demanding charter guests looking to follow the wind as they cruise along the crystal-clear blue waters of Corfu, Greece”
  • Twisted Love (ID, Feb. 3, Mondays at 9). “tales of families, friends and lovers, and documents how at any moment, a trusted love can turn into a treacherous fate”
  • McMillion$ (HBO, Feb. 3, Mondays at 10). The story of ‘Uncle Jerry,’ who “defrauded the hugely popular McDonald’s Monopoly promotional game of millions of dollars in prize money”
  • Chopped Sweets (Food Network, Feb. 3, Mondays at 10). Scott Conant hosts as “sugar-savvy chefs must utilize a sweet-themed ingredient within their mystery baskets through three rounds to create different dessert iterations”
  • Unsellable Houses (HGTV, Feb. 4, Tuesdays at 9). “sisters Lyndsay Lamb and Leslie Davis—who are among the top-selling real estate agents in the Pacific Northwest—help struggling homeowners sell their seemingly unsellable homes”
  • The Pharmacist (Netflix, Feb. 5). “After his son’s tragic death, a Louisiana pharmacist goes to extremes to expose the rampant corruption behind the opioid addiction crisis”
  • Expedition Unknown (Discovery, Feb. 5, Wednesdays at 8). Josh Gates “faces his most daring expeditions yet”
  • Lego Masters (Fox, Feb. 5, Wednesdays at 9). Teams of two “LEGO enthusiasts go head-to-head, with infinite possibilities and an unlimited supply of LEGO bricks”
  • Summer House (Bravo, Feb. 5, Wednesdays at 9). “Returning this season: Kyle Cooke, Amanda Batula, Lindsay Hubbard, Carl Radke, Paige DeSorbo, and Hannah Berner,” plus new cast members Luke Gulbranson and Jules Daoud
  • Iron Resurrection (MotorTrend TV, Feb. 5, Wednesdays at 9). “Joe Martin and his team at Martin Bros Customs outside Austin, Texas, have an incredible gift for resuscitating rides destined for the junkyard”
  • Expedition X (Discovery, Feb. 5, Wednesdays at 9). Josh “Gates introduces scientist Phil Torres and paranormal researcher Jessica Chobot to investigate reports of supernatural encounters, mysterious creatures, and astonishing extraterrestrial phenomena”
  • Hot Properties: San Diego (HGTV, Feb. 6, Thursdays at 10). Realtor Seth O’Byrne and real estate agent Mia Tidwell … help homeowners sell their properties”
  • Who Killed Malcolm X? (Netflix, Feb. 7). “Decades after the assassination of African American leader Malcolm X, an activist embarks on a complex mission seeking truth in the name of justice”
  • All or Nothing: The Philadelphia Eagles (Amazon, Feb. 7). “tells the story of a talented team striving to compete for a championship in the face of inevitable change”
  • The Aquarium (Animal Planet, Feb. 9, Sundays at 8). “documents life behind-the-scenes of Atlanta’s Georgia Aquarium and the vital role it plays in aquatic conservation around the world”
  • Shahs of Sunset (Bravo, Feb. 9, Sundays at 9). “Returning for season eight: Destiney Rose, Golnesa ‘GG’ Gharachedaghi, Mercedes ‘MJ’ Javid, Mike Shouhed, Reza Farahan, and Nema Vand” with “friend Sara Jeihooni”
  • Wrong Man (Starz, Feb. 9 at 9:45, Sundays at 9). “examines the cases of three different inmates who are serving life sentences on murder convictions but who claim their innocence”
  • NASCAR All In: Battle for Daytona (MotorTrend app, Feb. 10, Mondays). “will go off the track in near real-time for an emotional, behind-the-scenes look at the highs and lows of real-life NASCAR racing for drivers”  
  • Survivor: Winners at War (CBS, Feb. 12, Wednesdays at 8). For Survivor 40, 20 winners return to compete for $2 million.
  • Richard Hammond’s Big (Science, Feb. 12, Wednesdays at 10). Hammond “explore[s] the biggest structures and machines on the planet and how they’ve supersized our world”
  • Love is Blind (Netflix, Feb. 13, Thursdays). “singles talk to a stream of potential love interests and when a meaningful connection is made, they propose and then lay their eyes on their fiancé for the first time”
  • Wife Swap (Paramount, Feb. 13, Thursdays at 9). “two families from very different walks of life and switches spouses, regardless of sex, to discover there is often more that unites us than divides us”
  • In Ice Cold Blood (Oxygen, Feb. 13, Thursdays at 9). Ice-T hosts, using “in-depth interviews and archival footage merge to spotlight an intriguing mystery”
  • Visible: Out on Television (Apple TV+, Feb. 14). “investigates the importance of TV as an intimate medium that has shaped the American conscience, and how the LGBTQ movement has shaped television”
  • Up and Vanished (Oxygen, Feb. 15, Saturdays at 7). “Payne Lindsey and his team of investigative podcasters search for answers to help the victims’ families gain a sense of closure”
  • From Scratch (FYI, Feb. 16, Sundays at 6). “follows actor/producer/adventurer David Moscow on a worldwide expedition making meals literally from scratch”
  • American Idol (ABC, Feb. 16, Sundays at 8). The third ABC season of the singing competition.
  • Extreme Makeover: Home Edition (HGTV, Feb. 16, Sundays at 9). Jesse Tyler Ferguson hosts the reboot on the makeover show on which “a deserving family gets the renovation help they need to change their lives”
  • The Windsors: Inside the Royal Dynasty (CNN, Feb. 16, Sundays at 9). “tells the incredible, dramatic and emotional tale of the British Royal Family”
  • Slow Burn (EPIX, Feb. 16, Sundays at 10). “Leon Neyfakh will look back on the Watergate crisis, excavating the strange subplots and forgotten characters involved in the downfall of a president”
  • 100 Day Dream Home (HGTV, Feb. 16, Sundays at 10). Brian and Mika Kleinschmidt “curate a completely personalized home that is move-in ready for the new homeowners”
  • Life Below Zero: Port Protection (National Geographic Channel, Feb. 18, Tuesdays at 9). Set in Port Protection, Alaska, where people “push the limits of survival, living an isolated and risky existence of self-reliance with no roads, government or law enforcement”
  • Hot Ones: The Game Show (truTV, Feb. 18, Tuesdays at 10). contestants “compete against one another by answering trivia questions and eating increasing mouth-scorching hot wings for $25,000”
  • The Chef Show (Netflix, Feb. 19). “actor/director Jon Favreau and award-winning Chef Roy Choi” “celebrate different flavors, cultures and people”
  • Save My Skin (TLC, Feb. 20 at 11, then Thursdays at 9). follows “Dr. Emma Craythorne, one of England’s top dermatologists, as she diagnoses and treats patients with some of the most extreme skin conditions”
  • The Dead Files (Travel Channel, Feb. 20, Thursdays at 10). “Former NYPD homicide detective Steve DiSchiavi and physical medium Amy Allan … first investigate each case separately” and then “reveal their shocking discoveries to the property owners, and each other”
  • Babies (Netflix, Feb. 21). “explores the miracle of the first full year of life through the pioneering work of leading scientists from across the globe”
  • Gold Rush: Dave Turin’s Lost Mine (Discovery, Feb. 21, Fridays at 9). “Dave is turning it up a notch, expanding his hunt for an even bigger payday in the historic lost mines of Montana”
  • Haunting in the Heartland (Travel Channel, Feb. 21, Fridays at 10). “paranormal investigator and documentary filmmaker Steve Shippy visits Midwestern towns that have been traumatized for generations”
  • American Ninja Warrior Junior (Universal Kids, Feb. 22, Saturdays at 7). “more than 140 boys and girls from across the U.S., face off on head-to-head courses in three age brackets: 9 & 10, 11 & 12, and 13 & 14 year-olds”
  • 90 Day Fiancé: Before the 90 Days (TLC, Feb. 23, Sundays at 8). Follows seven couples, including the franchise’s first same-sex couple, who travel to meet people they’ve been dating online
  • Forensic Files II (HLN, Feb. 23, Sundays at 10). “continues the franchise – featuring the amazing work of scientists and investigators who use cutting edge forensics to crack the most baffling criminal cases”
  • Naked and Afraid (Discovery, Feb. 23, Sundays at 8). “takes survivalists to places their skills and willpower will be challenged more than ever,” including “shark-filled waters off of the Bermuda Triangle, snake-infested jungles in the Philippines and the frozen peaks of the American North”
  • Secrets of the Zoo (NatGeo WILD, Feb. 23, Sundays at 9). “even more behind-the-scenes access to one of the nation’s largest and most popular zoos, The Columbus Zoo and Aquarium”
  • The Voice (NBC, Feb. 24, Mondays at 8). Nick Jonas joins as a Voice coach alongside Kelly Clarkson, John Legend, and Blake Shelton
  • Britain’s Best Home Cook (Hulu, Feb. 25). “Mary Berry, Dan Doherty and Chris Bavin search for the nation’s best home cook”
  • Man V. Food (Cooking Channel, Feb. 25, Tuesdays at 10). “Casey Webb travels the country in search of America’s most delicious dishes and ultimate eating challenges”
  • The Trials of Gabriel Fernandez (Netflix, Feb. 26). “an eye-opening investigation into the government systems that failed to protect Gabriel,” an 8-year-old who “died as a result of horrific and prolonged abuse by his mother and her boyfriend” 
  • Bride & Prejudice: Forbidden Love (Lifetime, Feb. 26, Wednesdays at 10). Pastor Cal Roberson “helps three couples who are deeply in love, but whose friends and families do not approve of their relationships”
  • Jersey Shore Family Vacation (MTV, Feb. 27, Thursdays at 8). “episodes take the group across the country—New Jersey, New Orleans and Las Vegas—for surprises, tears and even more outrageous moments”
  • Live PD: Wanted (A&E, Feb. 27, Thursdays at 9). “enlists the Live PD Nation and the public for tips and leads to track down suspects on the run”
  • Ghost Adventures (Travel Channel, Feb. 27, Thursdays at 9). “Zak Bagans and Aaron Goodwin, along with A/V techs Billy Tolley and Jay Wasley, travel to a different haunted destination”
  • Restaurants on the Edge (Netflix, Feb. 28). “Three food and design experts travel the world to revive failing restaurants by connecting them to the local culture beyond their gorgeous views”
  • RuPaul’s Drag Race (VH1, Feb. 28, Fridays at 8). Drag Race season 12 promises “fierce looks, killer comedy, herstoric competition and plenty of shade”

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