These new television shows will ruin your New Years’ Resolutions


Big Little Lies characters’ Madeline Mackenzie (Reese Witherspoon), Jane Chapman (Shailenne Woodley), and Celeste Wright (Nicole Kidman) standing with their children. The show follows the lives of these women and their families as their lives dramatically change after countless lies are told.

Nicole Calamari, A&E Editor

With each new year comes new television programs for fans to enjoy.

It is hard to keep up with all of the shows that are being released, but viewers are most excited for those which stick out because of their exciting casts and critically acclaimed crews.

Lemony Snicket’s Series of Unfortunate Events is airing on Netflix on Jan.13.

The Series of Unfortunate Events are best selling novels that follow the unstable lives of Violet, Klaus, and Sunny Baudelaire after their parents burn in a fire.

Neil Patrick Harris, one of the most beloved and talented actors today, stars as Count Olaf, the heartless and evil man who follows the children in disguises in order to inherit the fortune of their late parents.

The show is produced by Harris and Daniel Handler alongside Barry Sonnenfeld, who also produced Men in Black and The Addams Family.

Fans of the series are hoping that the television show lives up to the books and showcases the playful adventure and popular network for teenage audiences with shows such as One Tree HillThe OC, and The Vampire Diaries.

Perhaps the most anticipated new show of 2017 is Z: The Beginning of Everything, which premieres on Amazon on Jan. 27.

The show follows the epic love story of F. Scott Fitzgerald and his wife Zelda, played by David Hofflin and Christina Ricci.

The setting of the roaring ‘20s and the love story of the famous couple makes for a great series that is sure to be a big hit.

Another exciting new release is Big Little Lies starring Reese Witherspoon, Shailene Woodley, and Nicole Kidman.  It premieres on HBO on Feb. 19.

The show is based on Liane Moriarty’s bestselling book Big Little Lies that follows three mothers whose perfect lives begin to fall apart with many deadly consequences.

The producer, Barbara Hill, is known for her production Homeland, which has won multiple awards.  Additionally, Jean-Marc Vallée, the mastermind behind Dallas Buyers Club, directs the show.

Because of its stunning cast and noteworthy crew, the show is highly anticipated.

With so many new programs, 2017 is sure to be a year filled with a multitude of critically acclaimed shows.