The first two months of 2015 are stuffed with new TV shows. They’re so densely packed that if new series were snow, you could make an igloo, a snow fort, a giant snowman and a pile of deadly ice balls to attack the neighbor kids.
Galavant | ABC, 7 p.m.
Fill up on eight hours of fairy tale-themed musical comedy in four weeks. Even the songs don’t take the material seriously, with lyrics like “You put the sir / in circumcision … ”
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Marvel’s Agent Carter | ABC, 7 p.m.
“Captain America” and “Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.” character played by Hayley Atwell gets her own S.P.I.N.O.F.F.
Empire | Fox, 8 p.m.
A rap industry version of “Dynasty” with Terrence Howard, Taraji P. Henson and original music by Timbaland.
Hindsight | VH1, 9 p.m.
A nostalgic almost-40-year-old wakes up in 1995 with a chance to live her life over again, or at least smoke in bars while checking her pager.
Babylon | Sundance, 9 p.m.
Brit Marling runs the show, or tries to, in a satirical workplace drama set in a modern police force.
Togetherness | HBO, 8:30 p.m.
Couple with kids struggle to integrate more pretty Californians into their already-chaotic home and beach outings.
Eye Candy | MTV, 9 p.m.
“Zoey 101” actress Victoria Justice is a one-woman hacker movement. Based on a novel by R.L. Stine.
Man Seeking Woman | FXX, 9:30 p.m.
Masochistic, awkward Jay Baruchel (is there another kind?) tackles a surreal world of nightmarish dating.
12 Monkeys | Syfy, 8 p.m.
There’s no Brad Pitt, just a lot of time travel and deadly viruses in this sci-fi mystery based on the 1995 Terry Gilliam film.
Grantchester | PBS, 9 p.m.
Six-part “Masterpiece” mystery pairs British heartthrobs James Norton and Robson Green as a clergyman and a cop solving some 1953-style crime.
K.C. Undercover | Disney, 7:30 p.m.
No Kansas City connection here, just Proactiv spokesteen Zendaya as a karate master/high-schooler whose parents are really spies.
The Nightly Show With Larry Wilmore | Comedy Central, 10:30 p.m.
Acerbic “Daily Show” regular takes over Stephen Colbert’s spot.
Backstrom | Fox, 8 p.m.
Rainn Wilson is a self-destructive, openly bigoted detective, so naturally he’s assigned to the most sensitive cases.
Fresh off the Boat | ABC, 7:30 and 8:30 p.m. (moves to 7 p.m. Tuesdays beginning Feb. 10)
Based on a memoir, this sitcom follows a Taiwanese family starting a restaurant in Florida from the perspective of one son — kind of like an Asian-American version of “Everybody Hates Chris.”
Allegiance | NBC, 9 p.m.
A CIA guy finds out his parents used to be KGB guys. Don’t you hate it when that happens?
Better Call Saul | AMC, 9 p.m.
Better Be Good, more like. AMC’s highly anticipated “Breaking Bad” spinoff follows Bob Odenkirk’s early days as a sleazy ambulance chaser six years before he met up with Jesse Pinkman or Walter White. Fans are nervous: The only other “Breaking Bad” regular to return is Jonathan Banks, as Saul’s private investigator Mike Ehrmantraut. But the addition of Michael McKean as Saul’s brother Chuck can only be a good sign.
The Slap | NBC, 7 p.m.
Never discipline someone else’s child — you could unearth your family’s dangerous secrets. This six-part drama stars Uma Thurman, Zachary Quinto, Peter Sarsgaard, Thandie Newton and Brian Cox.
The Odd Couple | CBS, 7:30 p.m.
Matthew Perry (the “Friends” guy) and Thomas Lennon (the “Reno 911!” guy) are mismatched roommates Oscar and Felix in this Neil Simon reboot, but we’re more interested in Regis Philbin in his recurring role of “Subway Flasher.”
The Good Witch | Hallmark, 7 p.m.
After seven popular Hallmark movies, Catherine Bell’s Cassie Nightingale finally conjures up her own series.
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Downton Abbey | PBS, 8 p.m.
Cougar Town (final season) | TBS, 8 p.m.
The Haves and Have Nots | OWN, 8 p.m.
Pretty Little Liars | ABC Family, 7 p.m.
Switched at Birth | ABC Family, 8 p.m.
Love Thy Neighbor | OWN, 8 p.m.
The Mentalist | CBS, 7 p.m.
Archer | FX, 9 p.m.
Portlandia | IFC, 9 p.m.
Banshee | Cinemax, 9 p.m.
Glee (final season) | Fox, 7 p.m. (moves to 8 p.m. after two-hour season premiere)
Episodes | Showtime, 9:30 p.m.
Girls | HBO, 8 p.m.
House of Lies | Showtime, 9 p.m.
Looking | HBO, 9 p.m.
Shameless | Showtime, 8 p.m.
Kroll Show (final season) | Comedy Central, 9:30 p.m.
Parks and Recreation (final season will air as back-to-back episodes each week) | NBC, 7 p.m.
Baby Daddy | ABC Family, 7:30 p.m.
Broad City | Comedy Central, 9:30 p.m.
It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia | FXX, 9 p.m.
Melissa & Joey | ABC Family, 7 p.m.
Workaholics | Comedy Central, 9 p.m.
Constantine | NBC, 7 p.m.
The Fall | Netflix (all episodes streaming)
Helix | Syfy, 9 p.m.
The Musketeers | BBC America, 8 p.m.
The Fosters | ABC Family, 7 p.m.
Chasing Life | ABC Family, 8 p.m.
Justified (final season) | FX, 9 p.m.
Black Sails | Starz, 8 p.m.
Sirens | USA, 9 p.m.
The Americans | FX, 9 p.m.
Suits | USA, 9 p.m.
The Blacklist | NBC, 8 p.m.
The Walking Dead | AMC, 9 p.m.
Rizzoli & Isles | TNT, 8 p.m.
Perception | TNT, 9 p.m.
Vikings | History, 9 p.m.
Mom | CBS, 8:30 p.m.
House of Cards | Netflix (all episodes streaming)