The CW Network (The CW), America’s fifth largest broadcast network, today announced midseason premiere dates for new series including the I AM documentary film collection and the true crime anthology series CRIME NATION, as well as returning favorites such as MASTERS OF ILLUSION, WORLD’S FUNNIEST ANIMALS and hit comedies SON OF A CRITCH and CHILDREN RUIN EVERYTHING.

The I AM documentary film series kicks off with the world premiere of I AM BURT REYNOLDS on Saturday, December 30 (8:00-10:00pm ET/PT) following the 2023 BARSTOOL SPORTS ARIZONA BOWL game between the Toledo Rockets and Wyoming Cowboys (4:00-8:00pm ET). The I AM films continue with I AM CHRIS FARLEY on Saturday, January 6 (8:00-10:00pm ET/PT) and I AM PAUL WALKER on Saturday, January 13 (8:00-10:00pm ET/PT).

Sunday night is movie night on The CW in 2024 beginning with the hit romantic comedy THE WEDDING PLANNER starring Jennifer Lopez and Matthew McConaughey on Sunday, January 7 (7:00-9:30pm ET/PT).

The third season of the family comedy CHILDREN RUIN EVERYTHING from the producer of “Schitt’s Creek” premieres on Thursday, January 11 (9:30-10:00pm ET/PT).

New episodes of the long-running magic series MASTERS OF ILLUSION air on Friday, January 12 (9:00-9:30pm ET/PT) followed by the hilarious WORLD’S FUNNIEST ANIMALS (9:30-10:00pm ET/PT).

29TH ANNUAL CRITICS CHOICE AWARDS hosted by Chelsea Handler honors the year’s best achievements in film and television live from Los Angeles on Sunday, January 14 (7:00-10:00pm ET/PT).

A special presentation of I AM MARTIN LUTHER KING JR. honoring the life and legacy of the civil rights icon airs on Monday, January 15 (8:00-10:00pm ET/PT) in honor of Martin Luther King Jr. Day.

The previously announced new original series WILD CARDS starring Vanessa Morgan and Giacomo Gianniotti premieres on Wednesday, January 17 (8:00-9:00pm ET/PT) followed by the third season of returning favorite drama FAMILY LAW (9:00-10:00pm ET/PT) starring Jewel Staite and Victor Garber.

The CW’s most-watched comedy of 2023 SON OF A CRITCH returns for a third season on Thursday, January 25 (8:00-8:30pm ET/PT).

The new true crime anthology series CRIME NATION from former ABC News President James Goldston and featuring ripped-from-the-headlines cases premieres on Tuesday, February 20 (8:00-10:00pm ET/PT).

The following are The CW Network’s midseason premiere dates:

SATURDAY, DECEMBER 30

4:00-8:00pm 2023 BARSTOOL SPORTS ARIZONA BOWL

8:00-10:00pm I AM BURT REYNOLDS

SATURDAY, JANUARY 6

8:00-10:00pm I AM CHRIS FARLEY

SUNDAY, JANUARY 7

7:00-9:30pm THE WEDDING PLANNER

THURSDAY, JANUARY 11

8:00-8:30pm SON OF A CRITCH (Original Episode)

8:30-9:00pm TBA

9:00-9:30pm TBA

9:30-10:00pm CHILDREN RUIN EVERYTHING (Season 3 Premiere)

FRIDAY, JANUARY 12

8:00-9:00pm PENN & TELLER: FOOL US (Original Episode)

9:00-9:30pm MASTERS OF ILLUSION (Original Episode)

9:30-10:00pm WORLD’S FUNNIEST ANIMALS (Original Episode)

SATURDAY, JANUARY 13

8:00-10:00pm I AM PAUL WALKER

SUNDAY, JANUARY 14

7:00-10:00pm 29TH ANNUAL CRITICS CHOICE AWARDS

MONDAY, JANUARY 15

8:00-10:00pm I AM MARTIN LUTHER KING JR.

WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 17

8:00-9:00pm WILD CARDS (Series Premiere)

9:00-10:00pm FAMILY LAW (Season 3 Premiere)

THURSDAY, JANUARY 25

8:00-8:30pm SON OF A CRITCH (Season 3 Premiere)

8:30-9:00pm TBA

9:00-9:30pm TBA

9:30-10:00pm CHILDREN RUIN EVERYTHING (Original Episode)

TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 20

8:00-10:00pm CRIME NATION (Series Premiere)

 

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