New shows to watch in 2014

Intelligence: Tues. Jan. 7th at 9p CBS (Regular slot Mon Jan. 13th at 10p)

Josh Holloway, aka Sawyer from LoST, stars in this new crime thriller about a super agent who has a microchip implanted into his brain that turns him into a living computer. He is partnered with an agent that will protect him from various agencies that seek to capture him and utilize him for their own plans.

Www.cbs.com/shows/intelligence
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Chicago PD: Wed. Jan. 8th at 10p NBC
This is a spin-off from Chicago Fire on NBC and it appears to be a gritty and dark cop show from the previews and the first episode’s description on http://www.nbc.com/chicago-pd/ => “A grisly beheading launches the Intelligence Unit on a dangerous manhunt for an assassin with cartel ties.”

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The Spoils of Babylon: Thurs. Jan. 9th at 10p IFC
The preview clips are hilarious and this is a show that should be on your must watch list if you miss seeing the comedic stylings of Kristen Wiig and enjoy the brand of comedy that IFC turns out.
“After decades of anticipation, Eric Jonrosh’s best-selling novel is finally getting the television adaptation it deserves. The Spoils of Babylon—the sweeping, provocative tale of the mighty Morehouse family—premieres on Thursday, January 9 at 10/9c on IFC.

Fearing that Hollywood would sully his masterpiece, Eric Jonrosh wrote, directed and financed The Spoils of Babylon himself. His original, 22-hour version has been faithfully edited into epic TV event, featuring Jessica Alba, Will Ferrell, Jellybean Howie, Val Kilmer, Tobey Maguire, Haley Joel Osment, Tim Robbins, Michael Sheen, Steve Tom and Kristen Wiig with a cameo by David Spade and the voice of Carey Mulligan.” – from http://www.ifc.com/the-spoils-of-babylon

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Helix: Fri. Jan. 10th at 10p on Syfy
This is the show I am the most excited about for 2014. Syfy has delievered some interesting series in the past few years. Helix definitely looks exciting from the initial descriptions that have surfaced. It is from Battlestar Galactica creator Ron Moore and is a creepy space thriller.
“Helix is an intense thriller about a team of scientists from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention who travel to a research facility in the Arctic to investigate a possible disease outbreak, only to find themselves pulled into a terrifying life-and-death struggle that holds the key to mankind’s salvation…or total annihilation.” – via Www.syfy.com/helix

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Opposite Worlds: Tues. Jan. 21st at 10p Syfy
Welcome to the future of reality TV. This show allows viewers to interact with the competitors on this reality show in live time by voting via social media on the fate of each competitor. 14 people compete on opposite teams where one team lives in a setting that is in the future while the other is in the past; Stone Age vs. Space Age. The worlds are separated by a glass wall through which the teams can view the living space of the other during the competion. Welcome to the Thunderdome.
Www.syfy.com/oppositeworlds

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