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New On Showtime – January

Gear up for an exhilarating start to the year as Showtime unveils its dazzling array of releases for January! The month promises an eclectic mix of gripping series, blockbuster movies, and exclusive content that will ignite your passion for compelling storytelling.

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Join us on a journey through the highlights and hidden gems that await on Showtime’s roster this January. Whether you’re a fan of intense dramas, side-splitting comedies, or cinematic masterpieces, our curated guide ensures you won’t miss a moment of the thrilling entertainment coming your way. Let’s dive into the world of Showtime and discover the extraordinary lineup set to captivate your screens in the first month of the year!

Check out the full list of new shows coming to Showtime in January. Includes movies, TV shows, series, and Netflix originals.

Here’s a sneak peek at some of the hottest series and films on Showtime in January.

What type of content does Showtime typically release in January?

Showtime typically releases a diverse range of content in January, featuring a mix of new seasons for ongoing series, premieres of original shows, and exclusive movies. The content spans various genres, including drama, comedy, and documentary, offering viewers a well-rounded streaming experience. January releases on Showtime may include compelling narratives, star-studded performances, and thought-provoking storytelling. The platform often strategically schedules premieres and releases to kick off the year with engaging and captivating content. For the most accurate and up-to-date information on Showtime’s January releases, it’s advisable to check the platform directly or refer to official announcements and press releases.

What is Showtime known for?

Showtime is renowned for its premium original content, featuring critically acclaimed series. The network excels in delivering high-quality dramas, comedies, and documentaries. Known for mature themes, it offers a diverse range of entertainment, including movies, sports, and live events. With a streaming service for on-demand access, Showtime stands out for its commitment to compelling storytelling and premium viewing experiences.

Why does the Showtime catalog change?

The Showtime catalog changes due to several factors. First, licensing agreements for movies and TV shows expire, necessitating content removal unless renewed. Second, Showtime regularly adds new content, sometimes replacing older or less popular titles. Third, viewer data helps determine content popularity, influencing renewal decisions. Fourth, strategic choices may shift focus toward original content. Lastly, rebranding or mergers, such as Showtime’s transition to Paramount+, can alter the catalog to reflect new brand identities or combined libraries.

Why does Showtime remove titles?

Like other streaming services, Showtime regularly rotates its content library to make room for new releases. Licensing agreements, contract expirations, and content availability contribute to removing titles. This dynamic approach allows Showtime to offer fresh and diverse content to subscribers, ensuring a continually evolving and engaging streaming experience.

With many streaming services increasing prices, it’s important to get the most out of your monthly subscription each month.

New shows coming to Showtime in January

Here are all the movies and shows premiering for the first time on Showtime in January 2024:

The Woman in the Wall (Jan. 19)

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1/1: Changemakers
1/7: The Golden Globe Awards*
1/11: SkyMed Season 2 premiere
1/16: JUNE premiere
1/19: The Woman in the Wall premiere
1/25: Sexy Beast premiere


January 2
America Decides (Season 2024)
CBS News Mornings (Season 2024)
CBS News Prime Time with John Dickerson (Season 2024)

January 6
The Uplift (Season 2024)

January 7
Here Comes the Sun (Season 2024)
The Takeout (Season 8)

January 8
Eye on America (Season 2024)

January 10
Help! I’m in a Secret Relationship (Seasons 1-2)
The Loud House (Season 6)
The Really Loud House (Season 1)

January 17
Aerial Argentina (Season 1)

January 24
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles (1987) (Season 3)

January 31
Air Disasters (Seasons 1-7)
Combat Ships (Seasons 1, 3, 4)
Strawberry Shortcake: Berry in the Big City (Seasons 1-3)


January 1
5 Card Stud
A Promise
A Single Man
Aeon Flux
Alex Cross
Almost Famous
American Beauty
An Inconvenient Sequel: Truth to Power
An Inconvenient Truth
Another 48 Hrs.
Approaching The Unknown
Atlantic City
Baby It’s You
Bad Lieutenant
Basic Instinct
Basic Instinct Director’s Cut
Bebe’s Kids
Becoming Jane
Big Jake
Black Beauty
Black Sheep
Changing Lanes
Chasing Amy
Cinema Paradiso
Coach Carter
Cop Land
Days of Heaven
Death On the Nile
Dora and the Lost City of Gold
Event Horizon
Failure to Launch
Falling in Love
Flags of Our Fathers
Flight Of The Intruder
G.I. Joe: The Rise of Cobra
Get Rich or Die Tryin’
Gone Baby Gone
Good Mourning
Halloween H20: 20 Years Later
Halloween VI: The Curse Of Michael Myers
Halloween VIII: Resurrection
Hateship Loveship
Hellraiser III: Hell On Earth
Hellraiser IV: Bloodline
Hellraiser V: Inferno
Hellraiser VI: Hellseeker
Hellraiser VII: Deader
Hellraiser VIII: Hellworld
High Noon
Hope Springs
In Too Deep
Jack Reacher: Never Go Back
Jackass 2.5
Jackass 3.5
Jackass Presents: Bad Grandpa .5 Unrated
Jane Eyre*
Just Another Girl on the I.R.T.
Last Vegas
Little Women
Losing Isaiah
Mansfield Park
Miller’s Crossing
Monster Trucks
My Left Foot
Only Lovers Left Alive
Paid in Full
Pretty In Pink
Private Parts
Reindeer Games
Scream 2
Scream 3
Searching For Bobby Fischer
Shall We Dance?
Snow Day
Some Kind of Wonderful
Spy Kids
Spy Kids 2: The Island of Lost Dreams
Spy Kids
Support the Girls
Surviving Christmas
Suspect Zero
Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street
Team America: World Police
Terms of Endearment
The Adventures of Tintin
The African Queen
The Bigfoot Trap
The Chumscrubber
The Core
The Crow
The Curious Case of Benjamin Button
The Diving Bell and the Butterfly
The Drop
The Elephant Man
The First Wives Club
The Forgiven
The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo
The Godfather (Remastered)
The Godfather Coda: The Death of Michael Corleone (Remastered)
The Godfather Part II (Remastered)
The High and the Mighty
The Island
The Last Airbender
The Peacemaker
The People vs. Larry Flynt
The Portrait of a Lady
The Queens of Comedy
The Score
The Stepfather
The Thing Called Love
The Time Machine
The Untouchables
The Woman in Black
The Yards
Things To Do In Denver When You’re Dead
Total Recall
Tropic Thunder
True Grit
Warrior Strong
What Lies Beneath
When Worlds Collide
Young Sherlock Holmes

January 8
All About the Benjamins
Lords of Dogtown
Love & Basketball
Maggie’s Plan
Menace II Society
Michael Clayton
The Exorcist

January 17
The Stanford Prison Experiment

January 26
Clerks II
You Hurt My Feelings

January 29
Begin Again

January 6: NCAA Men’s Basketball – Mississippi State @ South Carolina
January 6: NCAA Men’s Basketball – TCU @ Kansas
January 6: NCAA Men’s Basketball – UNLV @ San Diego State
January 7: NFL on CBS Week 18 Doubleheader (check local listings)
January 9- 11: Coppa Italia Quarterfinals
January 12: Start of AFC Men’s Asian Cup
January 13: NCAA Men’s Basketball – San Diego State @ New Mexico
January 13: Professional Bull Riders – Chicago
January 13: Formula E*
January 13 or January 14: NFL on CBS – AFC Wild Card Game
January 18: EA Sports Super Cup Semifinal – Napoli vs. Fiorentina
January 19: EA Sports Super Cup Semifinal – Inter vs. Lazio
January 20: NCAA Men’s Basketball – San Diego State @ Boise State
January 21: NCAA Men’s Basketball – Michigan State @ Maryland
January 20 or January 21: NFL on CBS – AFC Divisional Playoff
January 21: Barclays Women’s Super League – Chelsea vs. Manchester United
January 22: EA Sports Super Cup Final
January 26-27: PGA TOUR – Farmers Insurance Open (Third and Finoal Round Coverage)
January 27: NCAA Men’s Basketball – Kansas @ Iowa State
January 28: NFL on CBS  – AFC Championship Game
January 28: Barclays Women’s Super League – Liverpool vs. Arsenal
Throughout January: Italian Serie A competition
Throughout January: AFC Men’s Asian Cup
Throughout January: Scottish Professional Football League competition
Throughout January: AFC Champions League competition
Throughout January: Barclays Women’s Super League competition

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Are there any unique titles that are only available on Showtime?

There are several unique titles that are exclusively available on Showtime. Some of the well-known original series include “Dexter,” “Homeland,” “Billions,” “Shameless,” and “The Affair.” These shows have garnered critical acclaim and a large viewership, making them standout offerings on the platform. Additionally, Showtime often has exclusive rights to air certain movies and documentaries, further enhancing its unique content portfolio. However, with the transition of Showtime to Paramount+, some of these titles may become available on the rebranded platform.

Any unique content clusters?

Showtime does have unique content clusters that set it apart from other streaming platforms. For instance, its documentary cluster includes titles that provide deep dives into journalism and drug trade respectively. Showtime is also home to a number of critically acclaimed original series.

In terms of older content, Showtime has a collection of classic films from various decades. Showtime also offers several movie series for binge-watching. However, with the recent merger of Showtime and Paramount+, some of these exclusive titles may become available on the rebranded platform.

What are the media and critics excited about seeing on Showtime?

The media and critics like are particularly excited about the upcoming changes in Showtime this January. One of the major events is the rebranding of Showtime’s linear network, which is set to take place on January 8, 2024. This rebrand will see Showtime merge with Paramount+ and feature a selection of highly anticipated new Showtime content. 

Another point of interest is “Waco: The Aftermath,” a Showtime production that has been receiving significant attention. The show aims to connect the narrative of the Texas siege with the Trump-inspired riot, sparking intrigue and discussion among both media and critics.

What are fan favorites?

Fan favorites on Showtime include a range of series spanning different genres. Some of the most popular ones, based on various sources, include:

  1. Dexter” (2006-2013): This crime drama series centers around a forensic technician who leads a secret parallel life as a vigilante serial killer, hunting down murderers who have slipped through the cracks of the justice system.
  2. Escape at Dannemora” (2018): A limited series based on the real-life prison break in upstate New York in the summer of 2015, resulting in a massive manhunt for two convicted murderers.
  3. I Love That for You” (2022-present): A comedy series about the former head of a real estate company who tries to reconnect with her estranged brother following her downfall.
  4. Nurse Jackie” (2009-2015): A medical dramedy that follows the life of a nurse who is efficient and dedicated to her profession but struggles with addiction.
  5. Weeds” (2005-2012): A dark comedy-drama about a widowed housewife from an affluent California suburb who becomes a marijuana dealer to make ends meet.
  6. Yellowjackets” (2021-present): This series combines elements of survival drama and psychological horror, recounting the events and aftermath of a plane crash involving a girls’ high school soccer team.
  7. Couples Therapy” (2019-present): A reality series that gives viewers an unprecedented look into the world of therapist sessions.
  8. Your Honor” (2020-2023): This legal thriller stars Bryan Cranston as a judge who goes to extreme lengths to protect his son after he’s involved in a hit-and-run accident.
  9. Homeland” (2011-2020): A thrilling series centered around a CIA officer with bipolar disorder and her complicated relationship with a war hero who might be an enemy agent.
  10. Ray Donovan” (2013-2020): The series follows the life of a “fixer” for a law firm that represents the rich and famous, but can’t escape his own family’s problems.
  11. The Affair” (2014-2019): A drama series that explores the emotional effects of an extramarital relationship between two troubled married individuals.
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How to add titles to your watchlist?

Adding titles to your watchlist on Showtime is a straightforward process. Here’s how you do it:

  1. Sign in to your Showtime account on whichever device you’re using.
  2. Navigate to the main series or program page of the title you want to add. You could do this by searching for the title or browsing through the categories.
  3. Once you’re on the title’s main page, look for the ‘+’ icon or ‘Add to My List’ button and click on it.

The title will now be added to ‘My List,’ which you can access from any device once you’re signed into Showtime. To remove a title from your list, you can either go to the main series or program page and click the ‘In Watch List’ button or delete it directly from ‘My List.’

If a movie is not yet released at the time of adding it to your watchlist, Showtime should send you notifications when the movie is released.

Showtime Watch list

In case you missed it, here’s everything you need to know about Showtime.

Is there a place in the app to see new releases?

Yes, there is a way to view new releases on Showtime through their app. Here are the steps:

  1. Open the Showtime app and sign in to your Showtime account.
  2. From the main menu, select ‘Movies’ or ‘Series’. These sections feature both ongoing and newly released content.
  3. Once you’re in either section, you can usually find a category for ‘New Releases,’ ‘Just Added,’ or similar. This category will feature the most recent additions to Showtime’s lineup.

In addition to this, Showtime often promotes new releases on the home screen of the app. You can also visit the ‘Coming Soon’ or ‘Upcoming’ sections to see which shows and movies will be released in the near future.

Remember, the exact layout and categories might vary slightly depending on the device you’re using to access the Showtime app.

Stay ahead of the crowd! Don’t miss out on the latest binge-worthy shows coming to Showtime.

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