What are you watching this week? Philo, the popular live TV streaming service, has some great upcoming television. Here’s a round-up of some of Philo’s upcoming content:
Sunday, January 10th, 2021
American Gods, based on Neil Gaimen’s best-selling novel of the same name, is finally returning to STARZ*. Season 3 opens with Moon Shadow laying low in a new town, trying to distance himself from Mr. Wednesday, a host of new vengeful gods, and a brewing war. Will he finally succeed at leading the normal life he longs for? Find out in the season premiere this Sunday, Jan. 10th at 8pm.
Don’t miss Nickelodeon’s star-studded sports special hosted by Unfiltered’s Navaeh Green and CBS Sports’ Analyst Nate Burleson, Sunday, Jan. 10th at 4pm. Nick’s NFL Wild Card Game will feature one-of-a-kind kid-focused content including “The SpongeBob SportsPants Countdown Special,” a sports-themed compilation highlighting SpongeBob’s best sports moments. It’s going to be an exciting day in sports.
Monday, January 11th, 2021
Drama, scandals, and love. Part two of VH1’s Love and Hip Hop four-part special airs January 11th at 8pm. For the first time in franchise history, cast members from all four locations—New York, Atlanta, Hollywood, and Miami—will come together to spill all the tea in the Love and Hip Hop: Secrets Unlocked special. Host Kendal Kyndall takes viewers through messy entanglements, crazy breakups, and a look back at the most jaw-dropping moments.
Tuesday, January 12th, 2021
TLC’s Unpolished follows the Martone family as they navigate the ups and downs of running a celebrity nail salon in the aftermath of their patriarch’s passing. Watch the season 2 premiere, Tuesday, Jan. 12th at 10/9c.
Wednesday, January 13th, 2021
Are you ready for an all-new season of Lifetime’s Married at First Sight? This year, MAFS heads down to Atlanta for an epic walk down the altar where ten brave singles will meet their new spouse and say “I do” at first sight. Will these new couples be able to stand the test of time or will their nuptials come to an end? Catch the premiere on Wednesday, Jan. 13th at 8/7c.
Monday, January 18th, 2021
TV One has announced the premiere date of its two-part documentary special UNSUNG PRESENTS: MUSIC & THE MOVEMENT –remembering the artists and songs that have provided the soundtrack to the fight for justice and equality– airing part one on Monday, January 18, 2021, at 8 P.M. ET/7C immediately followed by part two at 9 P.M. ET/8C.On hand to provide commentary about the new musical genre that emerged during pivotal movements in Black Americans tumultuous past and troubling present are Erica Campbell, Big Gipp, Raheem DeVaughn, Rev. Al Sharpton, Isaac Hayes III, Ronda Racha Penrice, Headkrack, Shante Paige, DJ Kemit, Dyana Williams, Angie Ange, Colby Colb, Rickey Vincent, Steve Ivory, Delores Thompson, Dave Washington, Billy Johnson, Jr., Kenny Gamble, P. Frank Williams, Keith Murphy, DJ Yella, Battlecat, Soren Baker, and Felicia “Poetess” Morris.
Saturday, January 23, 2021
Salt-N-Pepa details the journey of Queensborough Community College students Cheryl “Salt” James and Sandra “Pepa” Denton as they enter the world of rap and hip hop, after recording a song for their friend Hurby Azor. Salt-N-Pepa made a huge impact as one of the first all-female rap groups, changing the look of hip hop and being unafraid to talk about sex and share their thoughts on men. The movie follows the group as they become the first female rap act to go platinum and experience ground-breaking success with multiple awards, including a Grammy award – paving the way for all female rappers to follow. The film will feature performances of Salt-N-Pepa’s greatest hits, including: “Let’s Talk About Sex”, “What a Man”, “Shoop” and “Push It”. The movie stars GG Townson as Cheryl “Salt” James, Laila Odom as Sandra “Pepa” Denton, Cleveland Berto as music producer “Hurby Azor,” Jermel Howard as rapper “Treach” and Monique Paul as “DJ Spinderella.” Salt N Pepa Airs on Saturday, January 23, 2021, at 8 PM (EST) /7 PM(CST).
Saturday, January 30th & Sunday, January 31st, 2021
In the new feature-length documentary ‘Wendy Williams: What a Mess,’ the self-anointed Queen of all Media, sheds her private persona and speaks directly to the camera, discussing every inch of joy and humiliation she has experienced since childhood. From her apartment in Manhattan, we’re with Wendy during the course of her divorce, as she deals with being a ‘Hot Topic’ and finds a way to right her ship again.
It’s a raw, no holds barred look with never-before-heard truths about Wendy’s notorious feuds with celebrities, her shocking divorce, her childhood and the private darkness she has endured. This is the story of a self-made woman who finds herself at the start of a new life, uncertain of the future, but ready to reclaim her crown.
Premieres Sunday, January 30 at 10/9c on Lifetime!
Wendy Williams: The Movie premieres at 8 PM Saturday, January 30th, on Lifetime.