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12 Monkeys
Airs: January 16 at 9:00 PT/9:00 ET
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SyFySyFy has the series premiere of the TV show based on the movie of the same name, 12 Monkeys, at 9:00.  A man from the post-apocalyptic future travels back in time to 2015 to save humanity from a deadly plague.  A split of opinion for this one, some critics thought it a great adaptation, others found it laughable, here are the reviews.

 

12 Monkeys
Airs: April 10 at 9:00 PT/9:00 ET
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SyFySyFy has the first season finale of the TV show based on the movie of the same name, 12 Monkeys, at 9:00.  A man from the post-apocalyptic future travels back in time to 2015 to save humanity from a deadly plague.

 

12 Monkeys
Airs: April 18 at 9:00 PT/9:00 ET
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SyFySyFy has the second season premiere of the TV show based on the movie of the same name, 12 Monkeys, at 9:00. A man from the post-apocalyptic future travels back in time to 2015 to save humanity from a deadly plague.

 

12 Monkeys
Airs: July 18 at 9:00 PT/9:00 ET
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SyFyIf you want to take a break from the Republicans, there’s always the second season finale of 12 Monkeys, the TV show based on the movie of the same name about a man from the post-apocalyptic future who travels back in time to 2015 to save humanity from a deadly plague.  SyFy has it at 9:00 and, just for the record, we want to point out how restrained we were in associating this with the Convention.

 

12 Years a Slave
Airs: September 06 at 8:00 PT/8:00 ET
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HBOHBO has last year’s Best Picture Oscar winner, 12 Years a Slave, based on the true story of  Solomon Northup, a free black man living in upstate New York, who was abducted and sold into slavery in the 1800s.  The critics loved the movie with the  New York Post calling it “The “Schindler’s List” of slavery films,” here are the reviews.

 

13 Hours: The Secret Soldiers of Benghazi
Airs: October 18 at 8:00 PT/8:00 ET
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EpixEPIX has the the 2016 action film, 13 Hours:  The Secret Soldiers of Benghazi, an action film about a US security team that battles the militants that attacked a US compound in Libya, at 8:00.  Mixed reviews or, as The Washington Post, said, “As an action film, it is intense and gripping. As a drama, it is bombastic and unsubtle.”

 

24: Legacy
Airs: February 05 at 7:30 PT/10:30 ET
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FoxKeep it tuned to Fox after the Big Game for the series premiere of the third in the action series franchise, 24: Legacy, in which the CTU tries to foil a major terrorist attack on the US.  At 7:30 PT/10:30 ET.  If you liked the original you’ll probably like this one, say the critics, even if it adds nothing new and is more of the same, here are the reviews.

 

Airs: May 05 at 8:00 PT/8:00 ET
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FoxFour years after its series finale, Fox is bringing back Jack Bauer and 24 in the two hour premiere of 24: Live Another Day, at 8:00. Jack is in London, on the run from the CIA and attempting to save the world in this 12 episode series.  The critics are fans of this revival.  As The Wall Street Journal says, “audiences will be as enthralled by “24” as they ever have been, if not more, and they’ll have good reason.”  Here are the reviews.