Drama

Wally Lamb’s Wishin’ and Hopin’
Airs: December 06 at 8:00 PT/8:00 ET
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LifetimeSet in the 1960s, Wishin’ and Hopin’ is the story of 10-year-old Felix Funicello who is doing his best to navigate fifth grade at a parochial school. The family’s claim to fame is their cousin, Annette Funicello, the famous teen star and Mouseketeer.  Based on The New York Times bestseller and starring Molly Ringwald, Chevy Chase and Meat Loaf.

 

Walter
Airs: April 27 at 5:00 PT/8:00 ET
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ShowtimeWalter, the 2015 comedy/drama about  a ticket-taker at a local cinema who believes that he is the son of God and takes it upon himself to decide the eternal fate of everyone he comes in to contact with, is on ShowNext at 5:00 PT/8:00 ET.

 

War & Peace
Airs: January 18 at 9:00 PT/9:00 ET
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A & ETired of watching shows about a family that has 19 midget children?  Perhaps a bit of Tolstoy is more your fancy.  If so, tune in to the premiere of mini-series, War & Peace, a story of passion, romance, scandal and deceit surrounding the rising and falling fortunes of five aristocratic families in the waning days of imperial Russia and set against the backdrop of Napoleon’s 1812 invasion of Russia, on A&E (and Lifetime and the History Channel) at 9:00. Mixed, though mostly positive reviews for this latest take on the Russian classic.

 

War & Peace
Airs: February 08 at 9:00 PT/9:00 ET
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A & EA&E has the conclusion of the mini-series based on Tolstoy’s classic, War & Peace, at 9:00.

Airs: July 08 at 10:00 PT/10:00 ET
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SyFyThe fourth season finale of Warehouse 13 is on SyFy at 10:00.  A show about two Secret Service agents who track down mysterious objects at the behest of a warehouse caretaker who oversees a top-secret facility in South Dakota that houses strange and power relics collected by the U.S. government.

 

Airs: April 14 at 9:00 PT/9:00 ET
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SyFySyFy has the fifth season premiere of sci-fi/comedy/drama Warehouse 13 at 9:00.   Two Secret Service agents find themselves transferred to Warehouse 13, a top-secret storage facility that houses every strange, mysterious and supernatural artifact collected by the U.S. government. The duo are charged with chasing down reports of supernatural and paranormal activity in search of new objects to cache at the Warehouse, as well as helping to control the warehouse, itself.

 

Airs: May 19 at 9:00 PT/9:00 ET
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SyFySyFy has the series finale of Warehouse 13 at 9:00.   Drama about Warehouse 13, a top-secret storage facility that houses every strange, mysterious and supernatural artifact collected by the U.S. government.

 

Wayward Pines
Airs: May 14 at 9:00 PT/9:00 ET
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FoxThe premiere of limited series Wayward Pines is on Fox at 9:00.  Secret service agent goes looking for two missing federal agents in a small town but the mysteries keep compounding.  Based on the best-selling novel and produced M. Night Shyamalan, starring Matt Dillon.  “Ridiculous,” thought many of the critics, but still enjoyable, here are the reviews.