ByRicky Derisz, writer at
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Ricky Derisz

Snow is falling. All around. But children aren't playing and no one is having fun because it's January and Christmas feels a million miles away.

But fear not. What better excuse to wrap up warm and stay indoors than binging on these entertaining TV shows below?

Below are eight shows being released early in 2016 for your winter viewing pleasure:

1. 'New Girl' (Season 5) - January 5th

Who's that girl? No, not Jess, the other one? Oh, it's Megan Fox! What a lovely surprise.

Laugh a minute sitcom New Girl returns for a fifth season in January, featuring the Hollywood A-lister Fox as a new roommate.

2. 'Agent Carter' (Season 2) — January 19th

Penny Carter returns for a second season, featuring 10 spanking new episodes set in the Marvel Universe that'll be broadcast during the mid-season break of Agent's of S.H.I.E.L.D.

3. 'Legends of Tomorrow' (Season 1) — January 21st

The spin off from Arrow and The Flash will feature Firestorm, the Atom and former Prison Break bro's Wentworth Miller and Dominic Purcell as Captain Cold and Heatwave respectively.

4. 'The X-Files' (Mini-series) — January 24th

Mulder and Scully are back after a 14 year hiatus - hooray! The six-part mini-series will continue where the old series left off.

Expect lots of weird alien stuff.

5. 'American Crime Story: The People v. O.J. Simpson' (Season 1) — February 2nd

The true crime series will begin by focusing on the trial of O.J. Simpson, who is played by Cuba Gooding, Jr.

The 10 episode series will include David Schwimmer, Sarah Poulson and John Travolta.

6. 11.22.63 (Mini-Series) — February 15th

This'll be exciting news for any Stephen King fans. The adaptation of the horror genius' novel is produced by J.J. Abrams, and features James Franco in a lead role.

The story of a man sent back in time to prevent the assassination of John F Kennedy will feature eight episodes.

7. Better Call Saul (Season 2) — February 15th

Season One proved this is much, much more than a Breaking Bad spin-off.

Saul Goodman is back for a second season of more dodgy dealings and shady legal advice.

8. The Family (Season 1) - March 6th

The new series will premiere this year, gravitating around the story of a politician's son who returns home after being presumed dead.

Expect lots of mystery, twists and turns in what looks to be a promising thriller of a series.


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