Hallmark Channel will premiere its new movie Unleashing Mr. Darcy on Saturday, Jan. 23 at 9 p.m.. In this modern day spin on Pride & Prejudice, Elizabeth Scott (played by Cindy Busby) is fishing for direction in her life and gets the opportunity to professionally show her Cavalier King Charles Spaniel in a fancy New York dog show. Event judge Donovon Darcy (played by Ryan Paevey) comes across as aristocratic and rude and a chain of misunderstandings unfold during the competition, complicating their mutual attraction. In true Jane Austin fashion, Elizabeth and Donovon begin to see the error of their ways and it turns out Mr. Darcy is far more kind and interesting than Elizabeth imagined. Frances Fisher also stars.
Syfy’s new drama The Magicians will premiere on Monday, Jan. 25 at 9 p.m. Adapted from Lev Grossman’s best-selling fantasy trilogy, the series centers on Quentin Coldwater (played by Jason Ralph), a brilliant grad student chosen to attend Brakebills University for Magical Pedagogy, a secret upstate New York university specializing in magic. He and his 20-something friends soon discover that the magical fantasy world they read about as children is all too real – and poses grave danger to humanity.
Freeform (formerly ABC Family) will air the winter premiere of The Fosters on Monday, Jan, 25 at 8 p.m. Former foster teen Callie (Maia Mitchell) is now officially adopted into the Adams Foster family. She must put any romantic feelings for Brandon (David Lambert) aside by focusing on her Fost and Found website venture. After Brandon’s performance at Disney Hall, he is approached by a recruiter from Juilliard. Mariana (Cierra Ramirez) launches her campaign to run for junior class president.
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