Nia Long and Idina Menzel star in "Beaches," which will premiere Jan. 21 on Lifetime.

Nia Long and Idina Menzel star in "Beaches," which will premiere Jan. 21 on Lifetime.

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Throwing Shade: Like your politics shady? Try this new series, expanded from its origins on FunnyorDie. 9:30 p.m. TV Land

No Tomorrow: The freshman series ends on a destructive note. 8 p.m. the CW

Returning: 9 p.m. Teachers, TV Land


The People's Choice Awards: Joel McHale hosts the awards for which fans vote on their favorites. Kevin Hart rules with five nominations. 8 p.m. CBS

Six: Walton Goggins stars in this series about a Navy SEAL team and a mission that seems impossible. 9 p.m. History


Mom: Movie star Chris Pratt (Guardians of the Galaxy) guests as a possible love interest on wife Anna Faris' series. 8 p.m. CBS

Also returning: 9 p.m. Baskets, FX


The Inauguration: The inauguration of president-elect Donald Trump will be everywhere, all the time. 9 a.m. and later on various networks.

Frontier: Jason Momoa (soon to be Aquaman in Justice League) stars in this show about warring factions for the North American fur business. Netflix

Returning: Voltron: Legendary Defender, Netflix


Beaches: Nia Long and Idina Menzel star in the remake of the beloved 1988 Bette Midler-Barbara Hershey friends-to-the-end tear-jerker. 7 p.m. Lifetime

U.S. Figure Skating Championships: The top women compete in free skate in the competition that starts Thursday, Jan. 19. 7 p.m. NBC

Out this week in home entertainment

Wonder Woman (Gal Gadot) and Don Draper (Jon Hamm) move in next door to a quiet couple (Zach Galifianakis and Isla Fisher) and the neighborhood will never be the same.

Select titles also out this week: 12 Monkeys: Season Two; Come and Find Me; Death Race 2050; The Girl on the Train; Keeping Up With the Joneses; Ouija: Origin of Evil; Rizzoli & Isles: The Complete Series; Surf's Up 2: Wave Mania; Top Cat: The Complete Series; and The Whole Truth.

Out last week: The Accountant; The Birth of a Nation; Broad City: Season Three; Deepwater Horizon; Homeland: The Complete Fifth Season; Kevin Hart: What Now?; The Lion Guard: Life in the Pride Lands; Max Steel; Mr. Robot: The Complete Second Season; Star Trek Enterprise: The Complete Series; and The Story of God With Morgan Freeman: Season 1.

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