New Year, New TV
Finding Your Roots Season 9 | Tuesday, January 3
Tune in for all-new episodes as Henry Louis Gates, Jr. explores fascinating ancestries and family mysteries for an array of notable guests such as Julia Roberts, Edward Norton, Carol Burnett, David Duchovny, Cyndi Lauper, Niecy Nash, Danny Trejo, Claire Danes, and more, with new episodes every Tuesday.
Miss Scarlet and the Duke Season 3 | Sunday, January 8 at 8:00pm
A disappearing magician, police corruption, a potential life-changing financial windfall, and an explosive season finale — Eliza has her share of fresh and surprising challenges as she struggles to build her detective agency. Aside from her vexing cases, Scarlet has to contend with growing competition from a rival agency. And as always, Inspector William Wellington remains Scarlet’s most intractable mystery. When a beautiful woman from childhood catches William’s eye, will this signal the end of Miss Scarlet and The Duke’s working relationship?
All Creatures Great and Small Season 3 | Sunday, January 8 at 9:00pm
Season 3 begins in spring 1939 as James and Helen prepare to walk down the aisle. Should their wedding go off without a hitch—and what are the chances of that?—James will have a new wife and a new stake in the business to think of. The pressure is on, and while his scheme to participate in the government’s practice to test for tuberculosis in cattle will expand the veterinary practice, it could put James on the outs with local farmers. Meanwhile, war with Germany looms on the horizon, leaving everyone wondering what the future holds.
Vienna Blood Season 3 | Sunday, January 8 at 10:00pm
Working together in a crime-solving partnership, brilliant young English doctor Max Liebermann and tenacious Detective Inspector Oskar Rheinhardt investigate a series of unusual and disturbing murders. Max’s extraordinary skills of psychological perception and Oskar’s forceful determination lead them to solve some of Vienna’s most mysterious and deadly cases.
Scholastic Scrimmage Season 2 | Sunday, January 9 at 5:30pm
The questions are extremely challenging, but the teams are extraordinarily knowledgeable! This high school academic quiz show challenges top students from school districts in WQLN’s viewing area about all academic disciplines. Watch your favorite high school team compete weekdays, January 9 through January 27, at 5:30pm.
Chronicles New Episodes | Thursdays, Starting January 12 at 8pm
Learn about the local rise and fall of the Erie Blades hockey team on January 12. January 19 is an appreciation of Erie’s first female City Council Member, City Council President, and only female Mayor, Joyce Savocchio. The Kearsarge Killing of Downtown Erie, on January 26, explores the Millcreek Mall's rumored links to the criminal underworld.
American Experience: Zora Neale Hurston | Tuesday, January 17 at 9pm
Best known for her novel Their Eyes Were Watching God, Hurston was a key figure of the Harlem Renaissance. Even as a renowned writer, she pursued anthropological studies, becoming Barnard College’s first Black female graduate. She struggled for recognition in two professional worlds, writing novels and collecting folklore, drawing on her scholarship to inform her artistry. This new biography looks at her trailblazing work and how she would honor and celebrate Black life on its own terms — an idea that remains radical today.
Chronicles: The Kearsarge Killing of Downtown air date TBD
Airing Jan 19 at 8pm - Chronicles: The Legacy of C.E. Battles
Airing Jan 26 at 8pm - Chronicles: Houses of Faith Beyond the Brickwork Part 2