Global Announces New And Returning Must-see TV Premieres For Winter 2019

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December 19, 2018


Dwayne Johnson’s Electrifying Athletic Competition Series The Titan Games Debuts in a Two-Hour Premiere on January 3 Followed by Hilarious New Spinoff Series Schooled on January 10

The Blacklist Returns to Global with a Two-Night Premiere on January 4 and 6 Along with FBI and #1 New Drama New Amsterdam on Tuesdays Beginning January 8

Roll out the Red Carpet and Expect a Few Interruptions on Global’s Schedule with the Return of Runaway Hit Big Brother: Celebrity

Global’s Fall Hits Return with New Episodes of S.W.A.T., MacGyver, NCIS, Bull, and Survivor

Toronto, Canada – Global is cranking up the heat this winter with a red-hot lineup of new and noteworthy premieres and established returning hits, including the premiere of Dwayne Johnson’s larger-than-life competition series The Titan Games and new comedy spinoff series Schooled. Following a successful fall season that drew a 15% increase to its overall audience*, Global delivers new episodes of #1 new drama New Amsterdam and Top 20 series FBI* on Tuesday nights, and the return of crime thriller The Blacklist, family comedy Man With A Plan, and the most-watched entertainment series during the 2018 Olympics, Big Brother: Celebrity**.  

Powering up the schedule this winter is The Titan Games, the ultimate athletic competition series inspired and designed by Dwayne Johnson, set to debut with a special two-hour premiere on Thursday, January 3 at 8 p.m. ET/PT. Executive produced and hosted by Johnson, the 10-episode series offers everyday people the chance to shatter expectations, unlock their potential, and rise to the challenge in epic head-to-head challenges designed to test the mind, body, and heart. Competitors include a police officer, an accountant, a farmer, and debt collector, battling it out until one male and one female conquer Mt. Olympus culminating in a grand prize winner.

Viewers are in for a dose of laughter this winter during the premiere of Schooled, a new comedy series and spinoff of The Goldbergs, airing Thursday, January 10 at 9 p.m. ET/PT. From creators Adam F. Goldberg and Marc Firek, the series is set in 1990-something and follows the hilarious faculty of William Penn Academy led by a group of teachers that will leave viewers feeling inspired and nostalgic all while enjoying a good laugh.

Familiar faces return to Global with Red (James Spader) and Liz (Megan Boone) in the two-night, season six premiere of The Blacklist on Friday, January 4 at 10 p.m. ET/PT and Sunday, January 6 at 8 p.m. ET/PT. For an advanced sneak peek of part-two of the exciting premiere, viewers can visit as of Saturday, January 5 for an exclusive early digital release. In preparation of The Blacklist’s return, click here to catch up on the series. Also returning to Global with more laugh-out-loud moments with Adam (Matt LeBlanc) and family is the season three premiere of Man With A Plan on Monday, February 4 at 8:30 p.m. ET/PT.

What happens when one of TV’s wildest reality series meets Hollywood? Roll out the red carpet and let the ruckus begin with the season two premiere of Big Brother: Celebrity on Monday, January 21 at 8 p.m. ET/PT. Hosted by Julie Chen Moonves, the hit reality series returns with dazzling celebrities and over-the-top drama for 13-episodes airing multiple nights over the course of three weeks, before a winner is crowned on Wednesday, February 13. Big Brother: Celebrity’s all-star cast will be announced in the New Year.

Rounding out the winter lineup are new episodes from fan-favourites including FBI (Tuesday, January 8 at 9 p.m. ET/PT) and #1 new drama New Amsterdam (Tuesday, January 8 at 10 p.m. ET/PT), as well as Top 20 series S.W.A.T. (Thursday, January 3 at 10 p.m. ET/PT), MacGyver (Friday, January 4 at 8 p.m. ET/PT), NCIS (Tuesday, January 8 at 8 p.m. ET/PT), and Bull (Monday, January 14 at 10 p.m. ET/PT)*. Then, SEAL Team premieres Wednesday, January 2 at 9 p.m. ET/PT before settling into its regular timeslot on Sundays at 8 p.m. ET/PT beginning January 13, and #1 reality series Survivor returns for an all-new season on Wednesday, February 20 at 8 p.m. ET/PT*.

Viewers can watch all their favourite episodes from Global’s full lineup on, Global GO (available for Apple TV, Google Chromecast, and Amazon Fire TV), and on demand. Additionally, all shows are available to watch live on and Global GO by simply signing in with their TV service provider credentials.

For the latest social updates, follow Global TV on Instagram, Twitter, and Facebook for sneak peek clips, engaging original content, and clever memes and gifs.

For a full list of Global’s winter premiere dates, please see below.

Special Notice: Global’s schedule will be disrupted for three weeks from Monday, January 21 to Wednesday, February 13 due to new episodes of Big Brother: Celebrity. Check regularly for scheduling updates and new episode information.

All times are ET and subject to change. New seasons joining the winter lineup are bolded.

Wednesday, January 2
9 p.m. – SEAL Team (following the premiere, new episodes air Sundays at 8 p.m. beginning January 13)

Thursday, January 3
8 p.m. – The Titan Games – SERIES DEBUT (two-hour premiere)
10 p.m. – S.W.A.T.

Friday, January 4
8 p.m. – MacGyver
9 p.m. – Hawaii Five-0
10 p.m. – The Blacklist (part one premiere)

Sunday, January 6
8 p.m. – The Blacklist (part two premiere – new episodes continue to air Fridays at 10 p.m.)
9 p.m. – NCIS: Los Angeles
10 p.m. – Madam Secretary

Monday, January 7
8:30 p.m. – Happy Together (first of the final two episodes of the season)
9 p.m. – NCIS: New Orleans
11:35 p.m. – The Late Show with Stephen Colbert

Tuesday, January 8
8 p.m. – NCIS
9 p.m. – FBI
10 p.m. – New Amsterdam

Wednesday, January 9
8 p.m. – Chicago Med
9 p.m. – Chicago Fire
10 p.m. – Chicago PD

Thursday, January 10
9 p.m. – Schooled – SERIES DEBUT
9:30 p.m. – The Good Place (first of the final three episodes of the season)

Sunday, January 13
8 p.m. – SEAL Team (new episode)

Monday, January 14
8 p.m. – The Neighborhood (following the premiere, new episodes return February 4)
8:30 p.m. – Happy Together (season finale)
10 p.m. – Bull

Thursday, January 17
9:30 p.m. – The Good Place (new episode)

Saturday, January 19
11:30 p.m. – Saturday Night Live

Monday, January 21
8 p.m. – Big Brother: Celebrity

Tuesday, January 22
8 p.m. – Big Brother: Celebrity

Wednesday, January 23
8 p.m. – Big Brother: Celebrity

Thursday, January 24
9:30 p.m. – The Good Place (season finale)

Friday, January 25
8 p.m. – Big Brother: Celebrity

Sunday, January 27
8 p.m. – The 25th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards®
10 p.m. – Big Brother: Celebrity

Monday, January 28
8 p.m. – Big Brother: Celebrity

Wednesday, January 30
8 p.m. – Big Brother: Celebrity

Thursday, January 31
9:30 p.m. – Will & Grace

Saturday, February 2
8 p.m. – Big Brother: Celebrity

Monday, February 4
8 p.m. – The Neighborhood (new episode)
8:30 p.m. – Man With A Plan
9 p.m. – Big Brother: Celebrity

Thursday, February 7
9 p.m. – Big Brother: Celebrity 

Friday, February 8
8 p.m. – Big Brother: Celebrity (two-hour episode)

Monday, February 11
9 p.m. – Big Brother: Celebrity

Wednesday, February 13
9 p.m. – Big Brother: Celebrity (two-hour finale)

Wednesday, February 20
8 p.m. – Survivor

Sources: *Numeris TV Meter, Total Canada, FL’18 STD (8/27/2018 to 11/25/2018), M-Su 2a-2a, AMA(000) A25-54, National Cdn Conv Eng stations / Program ranker based on 3+ airings / Growth vs. FL’17 STD (8/28/2017 to 11/26/2017), **Numeris TV Meter, Total Canada, Olympic dates (Feb9-25/18), AMA(000) A25-54, ranker based on: National Cdn Conv Eng stns, 1+ airings

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