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Looking for some new and exciting TV shows to watch this winter season? Then be sure to check out this list of brand new shows premiering in January! Don't forget to tune in or set your DVR and record them. Subscribe to my articles to get additional, updated information on these new shows, plus returning prime time TV shows.

Intelligence (CBS)
Premieres Wed., January 7, 2014 at 9 p.m.
Remember Sawyer from the Lost TV series? Well, Josh Holloway is back on TV with a new series called Intelligence. It is set to air for at least 13 episodes in its first season. Intelligence will initially premiere on Wednesday, January 7, 2013, but will then air at its regularly scheduled time slot on Mondays at 10 p.m. (the first Monday airing of the show will be January 13). Holloway plays a man that has a computer chip imbedded in his head allowing him to have access to all Internet data through an advance program called Clockwork.

Cast Includes:
Josh Holloway as Gabriel Vaughn
Marg Helgenberger as Lillian Strand
Meghan Ory as Secret Service Special Agent Riley Neal
Michael Rady as Chris Jameson
John Billingsley as Shenendoah Cassidy
P. J. Byrne as Nelson Cassidy
Tomas Arana as Adam Weatherly
Lance Reddick as DCI Jeffrey Tetazoo
Peter Coyote as Leland Strand

Killer Women (ABC)
Premieres Wed., January 7, 2014 at 10 p.m.
Killer Women is an all-new TV series from producer/actress Sofia Vergara, that showcases the life of Molly Parker, a former beauty queen, daughter of the local sheriff and a recent divorcee. Parker wants to become a Texas Ranger, so she works hard and surpasses much of her male competition in the law enforcement field. Killer Women is scheduled for at least eight episodes in season one.

Cast Includes:
Tricia Helfer as Molly Parker
Marc Blucas as Dan Winston
Alex Fernandez as Luis Zea
Marta Milans as Becca Parker
Michael Trucco as Billy Parker
Beth Riesgraf as Jennifer Jennings
Vincent Fuentes as Paco La Mosca
Paul Howard Smith as Sherriff Lloyd Watkins

Helix (Syfy)
Premieres Friday, January 10, 2014 at 10 p.m.
Check out this SyFy original series about a group of scientists who travel to the Arctic to investigate a potential virus outbreak. If the disease cannot be contained, it could result in the annihilation of all mankind. Helix will air for 13 episodes during its first season.

Cast Includes:
Billy Campbell as Dr. Alan Farragut
Hiroyuki Sanada as Dr. Hiroshi Hitaki
Kyra Zagorsky as Dr. Julia Walker
Mark Ghanime as Major Sergio Balleseros
Jordan Hayes as Dr. Sarah Jordan
Meegwun Fairbrother as Daniel Aerov
Catherine Lemieux as Dr. Doreen Boyle
Neil Napier as Dr. Peter Farragut

Bitten (Syfy)
Premieres Monday, January 13, 2014 at 10 p.m.
Bitten is new TV series based on a series of books called "Women of the Otherworld", by Kelley Armstrong. The story follows a woman who lives in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. But she is no ordinary woman, as she is the only female werewolf still in existence. Although she left her pack many years ago, she is now forced to reunite with them in order to solve numerous mysterious murders. Bitten is set to air for at least 13 episodes in season one.

Cast Includes:
Laura Vandervoort as Elena Michaels
Greyston Holt as Clayton Danvers
Greg Bryk as Jeremy Danvers
Paul Greene as Philip McAdams
Steve Lund as Nick Sorrentino
Michael Xavier as Logan Jonsen

Black Sails (Starz)
Premieres Sat., January 25, 2014 at 10 p.m.
Black Sails is a new adventure/drama series from Starz that takes place during the "Golden Age of Piracy." It was developed and written as a prequel to the infamous novel, "Treasure Island" by Robert Louis Stevenson. Creator Jon Steinberg also serves as an executive producer, along with Michael Bay and Brad Fuller. While the first season is only set to air for at least five episodes, the show has already been renewed for a 10-episode second season, beginning in 2015.

Cast Includes:
Jessica Parker Kennedy as Max
Hannah New as Eleanor
Zach McGowan as Captain Charles Vane
Luke Arnold as Long John Silver
Toby Stephens as Captain Flint
Toby Schmitz as Rackham
Clara Paget as Anne Bonny
Mark Ryan as Gates
Hakeem Kae Kazim as Mr. Scott
Dylan Skews as Logan
Tom Hopper as Billy Bones
Sean Michael as Richard Guthrie


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