Sky One announces January 2021 line-up, including A Discover of Witches, NCIS and new films (Picture: Sky TV)
Sky has announced its line-up for January 2021, including new series of A Discovery of Witches and NCIS and a fresh selection of films.
The 12th series of NCIS: LA arrives on January 3, while the second series of fantasy drama A Discovery of Witches is premiering on January 8.
There’s also a new selection of films being made available on Sky Cinema, including the likes of action comedy Bad Boys for Life, Pete Davidson’s The King of Staten Island and Steve Coogan’s satirical comedy Greed.
There’ll be a selection of US shows to enjoy, including Season 32 of The Simpsons and season three of the Magnum PI reboot.
Elsewhere, Sky Documentaries will welcome original productions including Steve McQueen: The Lost Film – a look back at the life and times of the Great Escape and Bullitt actor – as well as Klopp: End of the Storm, which follows Liverpool football club as they secured their first title in thirty years.
The full line-up is below.
Original series and films
A Discovery of Witches returns in 2021 (Credits: Simon Ridgway)
A Discovery of Witches (Series 2) – January 8
The second season of the supernatural drama heads to Elizabethan London.
Ant Middleton & Rebel Wilson: Straight Talking – January 14
Former Royal Marines Commando Ant Middleton spends one-to-one time with actress Rebel Wilson for self-discovery.
Twist – January 29
The Charles Dickens classic Oliver Twist gets a reboot, with the story reimagined with young hustlers planning the heist of the century.
Blithe Spirit – January 15
Dan Stevens, Leslie Mann, Isla Fisher, Adil Ray and Dame Judi Dench lead a new adaptation of Noel Coward’s comic play.
Boys – January 20
Ashley Walters makes his directorial debut in this Sky Original short film
Landscape Artist of the Year 2021 – January 13
Eight new artists will attempt to showcase their talents to judges Tai Shan Schierenberg, Kate Bryan and Kathleen Soriano.
Bulletproof South Africa – January 20
Noel Clarke and Ashley Walters reunite for a new venture, finding themselves caught up in the kidnap of a young girl.
Sky Original Factual
Steve McQueen is the focus of a new documentary (Picture: Gerry Cranham / Offside Sports P)
Steve McQueen: The Lost Film – January 1
A celebration of the life of a Hollywood icon, with a career that was cut short before he reached the age of 50.
Supersenses – January 3
A film looking at how animals use vibrations in the air to make use of the worlds around them.
Klopp: End of the Storm – tbc
A sports documentary detailing the successful 2019/20 season, which was Liverpool finally bring the title back to the city.
The Great Elephant Tale – tbc
A look at three different herds of African elephants and their journeys across the continent.
Kingdom of the Tides – tbc
Take a closer look at the intertidal zone – where the land meets the sea around the world.
Animals Decoded – tbc
Experts in nature analyse the languages used by animals to communicate around the most incredible natural environments.
World’s Most Evil Killers (series 5) – tbc
Criminologists, crime journalists and psychologists analyse cases of the world’s most unfathomable crimes.
How I Caught the Killer – tbc
True-crime documentary series profiles some of the most incredible and inconceivable murder cases in US criminal history.
Made for Murder – tbc
Made for Murder examines the complicated journeys of ten British killers.
History’s Greatest Mysteries – tbc
History’s Greatest Mysteries takes a closer look at some of the world’s most well-documented mysteries.
Holocaust Memorial Season – tbc
Sky History commemorates Holocaust Memorial Day with a series of powerful new films.
Best of the US
The Simpsons returns in 2021 (Picture: Moviestore/REX)
AP Bio (Season 3) – January 18
Glenn Howerton and Patton Oswalt return as philosophys teacher trapped teaching biology in this comedy.
The Simpsons (season 32) – January 15
The classic animated comedy is back for another run, with guest stars including David Harbour, Olivia Colman, Paul Rudd and Hannibal Buress.
NCIS: LA (season 12) – January 3
Chris O’Donnell and LL Cool J return for another action-packed season on the crime procedural.
Magnum PI (season 3) – January 3
Magnum and the gang are back for another season of fast cars and daring missions.
The Bad Boys are back on Sky (Picture: Sony)
Bad Boys for Life – January 1
Will Smith and Martin Lawrence in a more comedy-centric third outing.
Greed – January 8
Steve Coogan stars in this satirical comedy from Michael Winterbottom.
The King of Staten Island – January 22
Judd Apatow directs rhis semi-autobiographical tale of Saturday Night Live’s Pete Davidson.
Miss Juneteenth – tbc
Focusing on Turquoise Jones, a single mom who rules the roost on a chaotic but loving family and runs Wayman’s BBQ & Lounge.
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