Break out your special Daryl Dixon-themed calendar, 'cause it's time to mark down some premiere and return dates. Winter schedules were recently released for multiple networks, including AMC, Bravo, Crackle, Starz, and WEtv. On the AMC side, you'll get the 2016 return date for "The Walking Dead" Season 6, after its midseason break. Over on Bravo, we have reminders on premiere dates for "Top Chef" Season 13 and "The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills" Season 6, among others.
Here are highlights from the networks's winter schedules:
• "The Walking Dead" Season 6B Premieres Sunday, February 14th at 9:00PM ET/PT
Based on the comic book series written by Robert Kirkman and published by Image Comics, "The Walking Dead" reigns as television's most watched drama for Adults 18-49. "The Walking Dead" tells the story of the months and years that follow after a zombie apocalypse, and follows a group of survivors, led by police officer Rick Grimes, who travel in search of a safe and secure home. The series stars Andrew Lincoln as Rick Grimes; Steven Yeun as Glenn; Norman Reedus as Daryl Dixon; Chandler Riggs as Carl; Lauren Cohan as Maggie; Danai Gurira as Michonne; Melissa McBride as Carol; Sonequa-Martin Green as Sasha; Lennie James as Morgan. For season six, Scott M. Gimple will return as the series' showrunner and executive producer along with executive producers Robert Kirkman, Gale Anne Hurd, David Alpert, Greg Nicotero and Tom Luse.
• "Better Call Saul" – Season 2 - Early 2016
"Better Call Saul" is a prequel to the award-winning series "Breaking Bad," whose creator Vince Gilligan and writer/producer Peter Gould serve as co-showrunners of the premiere season. The story is set six years before Saul Goodman (Bob Odenkirk) meets Walter White. When we meet him, the man who will become Saul is known as Jimmy McGill, a small-time lawyer searching for his destiny and hustling to make ends meet. Working alongside and often against Jimmy is fixer Mike Erhmantraut (Jonathan Banks), a beloved character first introduced in "Breaking Bad." The series tracks Jimmy's transformation into a man who puts the criminal in "criminal attorney." Joining Odenkirk and Banks as series regulars are, Michael McKean (This is Spinal Tap) as Chuck McGill, Rhea Seehorn ("Franklin & Bash," "House of Lies") as Kim Wexler, Patrick Fabian ("Big Love," "Grey's Anatomy") as Howard Hamlin and Michael Mando ("Orphan Black," "The Killing") as Nacho Varga – characters that will represent both legitimate and illegitimate sides of the law.
• "Comic Book Men" Season 5B Premieres February 2015
In its fifth season, AMC's popular unscripted series "Comic Book Men" takes another dive into geekdom by following the antics in and around master fanboy Kevin Smith's New Jersey comic shop, Jay and Silent Bob's Secret Stash. Leading the fearless team behind the shop's counter are Walt, Mike, Bryan and Ming, who geek out over mind-blowing pop culture artifacts and the legends behind them. Special guests this season include comic book mastermind Stan Lee, artistic genius John Romita Jr., and the gentle giant inside Chewbacca, actor Peter Mayhew. And in a "Comic Book Men" first, Kevin Smith drops by William Shatner's personal office to pick the brain of Captain Kirk himself. Whether it's buying and selling memorabilia or embarking on wild adventures away from the store, The Stash cast shares all the juicy details with Kevin during their hilarious podcast, which is woven throughout the series.
• "Girlfriends' Guide to Divorce" – Season Two Premieres on Tuesday, December 1 at 10pm ET/PT
Created and executive produced by Marti Noxon, the series follows self-help writer Abby McCarthy (Lisa Edelstein) as she navigates being single once again in her 40s. This season, as a new chapter in Abby's professional life seems promising, her personal life remains chaotic and all-consuming as her adventures in dating become even more unpredictable. When she becomes 'the face of divorce' for chic lifestyle website SheShe, Abby is once again forced to live a lie hiding her complicated relationship with estranged husband Jake (Paul Adelstein). But as Abby finds success preaching the pros of divorce to her readers and portraying a fabulous single life on social media, she is torn over whether her marriage is worth saving or if she should chart her own course. Throughout Abby's ups and downs, the one constant in life remains her incredible girlfriends. While Delia (Necar Zadegan) grapples with following the rigid traditions of getting married, Phoebe (Beau Garrett) tries to leave her demons in the past as she looks to find her true self and Jo (Alanna Ubach) deals with her ex-husband and his new wife encroaching on her new LA life.
Joining the cast this season is Retta ("Parks and Recreation") playing Barbara, a rival editor at SheShe who is less than thrilled with Abby's optimistic approach to divorce, Megan Hilty ("Smash") as Charlene, a southern belle who is married to Jo's ex-husband Frumpkis, played by Maury Sterling, and Mark Valley as confident and charming TV personality Dr. Harris, who pursues Abby. Carrie Fisher returns as Abby's book agent Cat. Barry Bostwick and Lesley Ann Warren guest star as Abby's parents George and Dina.
• "Top Chef" Season 13 - Two-Night Premiere Event on Wednesday, December 2 and Thursday, December 3 at 10 p.m. ET/PT
Bravo Media's Emmy and James Beard Award-winning "Top Chef" embarks on an epic gastronomic road trip up the coast of California, kicking off with a two-night premiere event on Wednesday, December 2 and Thursday, December 3 at 10 p.m. ET/PT. With nearly 1000 miles traveled, the unprecedented six-city expedition challenged the cheftestants' culinary skills like never before as they journey across the Golden State, stopping in Los Angeles and San Francisco, where the series first began, along with San Diego, Santa Barbara, Oakland and the Greater Palm Springs area. Returning to the judges table for season 13 are host Padma Lakshmi and head judge Tom Colicchio, alongside judges Gail Simmons, Richard Blais and Emeril Lagasse. The series will air regularly Thursday nights at 10 p.m. ET/PT. Throughout the season, the chefs will be tasked with serving up food for culinary stars and celebrity guest judges including: Hugh Acheson, Max Silvestri, Ludo Lefebvre, Dana Cowin, Michael Cimarusti, Jose Andres, John Besh, Art Smith, Javier Plascencia, Antonia Lofaso, Michael Voltaggio, Jacques LaMerde, Bill Chait, Jonathan Waxman, Martin Yan, Adam Fleischman, Traci Des Jardins and Hubert Keller.
• "The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills" Season 6 - Premieres Tuesday, December 1 at 9 p.m. ET/PT
Bravo Media's "The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills" returns for season six on Tuesday, December 1 at 9:00pm ET/PT with jaw-dropping bling, wild fun, shocking drama and a few surprises along the way as Lisa Vanderpump, Kyle Richards, Yolanda Foster, Lisa Rinna and Eileen Davidson are joined by new housewives Erika Girardi and Kathryn Edwards. A friend of Yolanda's, Erika Girardi is a blonde bombshell married to one of the highest-powered, top-earning lawyers in the United States, who happens to be 32 years her senior. Erika leads a rich paradox of a double life, overseeing a breathtaking estate by day and performing as an over-the-top, hit-making, sexy star named Erika Jayne by night. New housewife Kathryn Edwards knew Lisa Rinna twenty years ago when they were both starting to make waves in the LA scene. Now married without children to retired football player, Donnie Edwards who is nine years her junior, the pair leads an enviably stress-free life of fun and excitement, splitting their time between Brentwood and San Diego.
This season, Yolanda's struggle with Lyme disease continues as she goes to extremes in search of a cure, which leads the other women to question her actions. Longtime friends, Lisa Vanderpump and Lisa Rinna, are also in the crossfire as gossip and secrets erupt into a deeply personal conflict between the two. New to the group, Kathryn tries to befriend Erika, but they quickly become embroiled in their own drama and sparks fly when they start speaking the truth. Kyle is just trying to keep her head above water while expanding her store, maintaining friendships with the women and dealing with unexpected personal matters. Reeling from the recent death of her father-in-law, Eileen seeks a much needed apology after questions and details about her marriage arise from another housewife. Whether driving Ferraris in Italy, staying at a glorious house in the Hamptons or receiving VIP treatment at the world's tallest building in Dubai, nothing will keep the Beverly Hills housewives from shedding tears and hurling accusations while still keeping up impeccable appearances.
• "Comedians In Cars Getting Coffee" Season 7 - Premieres January 2016
Comedy legend Jerry Seinfeld assembles an incredible lineup of comedians to join him for a seventh season of the highly anticipated series. New episodes will anchor Crackle's late night time slot. Sponsored by Acura, "Comedians in Cars Getting Coffee" is executive produced by Jerry Seinfeld and Embassy Row. Seasons one through six are currently streaming on Crackle.
• "Black Sails" Season 3 - Jan 23, 2016 at 9 pm
The ten-episode third season of the authentic high seas drama, returning in 2016, follows the most feared pirate of the day, Captain Flint (Toby Stephens), and takes place twenty years prior to Robert Louis Stevenson's classic "Treasure Island." Ray Stevenson joins the cast as the iconic pirate Blackbeard. In the wake of the burning of Charles Town, all the New World lives in fear of Captain Flint. But when his campaign of terror crosses over into madness, it falls to John Silver to locate the man within the monster before it's too late. Meanwhile, with Eleanor Guthrie in prison, Jack Rackham oversees a new Nassau, hoping to secure his legacy as a king among thieves. All will be tested when a new threat arrives, one the pirates could never have anticipated. It knows them. It understands them. And in the blink of an eye, it will turn them against each other.
• "Marriage Boot Camp Reality Stars" Season 4 Premieres December 4, 2015 @ 9PM
"Marriage Boot Camp Reality Stars" places five couples together under one roof to undergo intense counseling and exercises which test the boundaries of their relationships. Boot Camp Directors Jim and Elizabeth Carroll push the couples to their limits, both physically and emotionally, in order to save their troubled unions. Sean and Catherine Lowe ("The Bachelor"), Mama June & Sugar Bear ("Here Comes Honey Boo Boo"), Benzino and Althea Heart ("Love & Hip Hop: Atlanta"), Sunday Carter and Cedric ("Basketball Wives: LA"), and Sarah Oliver and Jimmy "Inkman" Coney ("Bad Girls Club") move into the house for season four of the hit series.
• "Tamar & Vince" Season 4 Premieres December 2015
The couple is under pressure as they try to keep up with Tamar's ambitious agenda. They struggle to find balance between work, marriage and parenthood, and with stress at an all-time high, the couple argues more than ever. With so much on the line, they realize they must fix their communication problems before it's too late.
• "Growing Up Hip Hop" Premieres January 7, 2016 @ 10pm ET/PT
"Growing Up Hip Hop" follows the next generation of hip hop royalty as they attempt to step outside the shadow of their famous families. Music legends Damon Dash, Rev. Run, Master P, El DeBarge and Pepa are always nearby as each up-and-comer tries to build their own life and fortune in careers ranging from music to acting and fashion. At every turn they are challenged with maintaining their own identity while evolving the hip-hop sound and culture they come from. "Growing Up Hip Hop" spotlights the dynamic between this group of well-known hip hop legends as they attempt to school the next generation including Romeo Miller, Angela Simmons, Damon "Boogie" Dash, Kristinia DeBarge, Egypt Criss and TJ Mizell.
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