2021 in American television

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Template:USTV year The following is a list of events affecting American television in 2021. Events listed include television show debuts, finales, and cancellations; channel launches, closures, and re-brandings; stations changing or adding their network affiliations; and information about controversies and carriage disputes.

Notable events[edit source | edit]

January[edit source | edit]

Date Event Source
8 After 36 years, Alex Trebek's final episode of Jeopardy! aired, originally intended to air Christmas Day. Trebek died of stage 4 pancreatic cancer on November 8, 2020, ten days after the episode was recorded. Beginning with the January 11 episode of the show, a series of guest hosts headed by the show's highest-winning champion, Ken Jennings, will act as the show's host for the remainder of the season. Jennings himself will host the first few weeks of episodes that will be aired following Trebek's last episode. [1]
10 The 1st Critics' Choice Super Awards honoring films in the science fiction, action, horror and superhero genres airs on The CW. [2]
Nickelodeon airs its first ever NFL game, a special version aimed at younger viewers who were new to watching football, of the wildcard playoff between the New Orleans Saints and the Chicago Bears (a game that also aired on sister network CBS), which added classic Nickelodeon gags such as CGI-created slime cannons which sprayed the end zones when a touchdown was scored, and prerecorded explanations of penalties from the star of Young Sheldon, Iain Armitage, with announcer and former NFL star Nate Burleson making special analogies, such as comparing how successfully completing football plays is similar to childhood activities like studying in school. Although the game was aimed at children, it was reportedly enjoyed more so by their Generation X and millennial parents, who grew up watching the channel in its heyday in the 1980s and 1990s. [3]

Future events[edit source | edit]

February[edit source | edit]

Date Event Source
7 Super Bowl LV, which is to be played at Raymond James Stadium in Tampa, Florida, will air in English on CBS, and in Spanish on ESPN Deportes. NBC was originally supposed to air the game, but it was traded for Super Bowl LVI. [4]
28 The 78th Golden Globe Awards will air on NBC with Tina Fey and Amy Poehler as the hosts. The COVID-19 pandemic moved it from its usual first Sunday of January berth, along with film awards season in general [5]

March[edit source | edit]

Date Event Source
7 The 26th Critics' Choice Awards will air on The CW. Taye Diggs will host for the third consecutive year. [6]
14 The 63rd Grammy Awards will air on CBS with Trevor Noah as the host. The awards were originally scheduled to be held on January 31, but were moved to March after Los Angeles County began experiencing a surge in COVID-19 hospitalizations. [7][8]

April[edit source | edit]

Date Event Source
18 The 56th Academy of Country Music Awards will air on CBS. [10]
25 The 93rd Academy Awards will air on ABC, moved from February 28, and the latest date in its history. [11]

July[edit source | edit]

Date Event Source
13 All remaining analog television stations will be required, by FCC mandate, to shut off their analog signals and only broadcast in digital. This transition comes twelve years and one month after the digital transition for full-power television stations in 2009; only existing low-power broadcasters have been allowed to broadcast in analog since then. The few remaining analog low-power stations are mostly distant rural translators in large geographical television markets and a few urban-area stations operating primarily as radio stations on 87.7 FM; digital television is incompatible with either digital or analog radio, which will force the 87.7 stations to cease their radio operations. [12]
23–August 8 The 2020 Summer Olympics in Tokyo, Japan are scheduled to take place after their 1-year postponement was made on March 24, 2020 due to the COVID-19 pandemic in Japan. NBC and its cable networks will carry coverage in the United States. Although the International Olympic Committee stated it would be held as scheduled, postponement of the Summer Olympics to the following year was made in March. The new opening/closing ceremony date range was announced on March 30, 2020. [13][14]

TBD[edit source | edit]

Date Event Source
Early Peter Roth will step down as the chairman of Warner Bros. Television Group and be succeeded by Channing Dungey. [17][18]
Spring Longtime KSAT reporter Paul Venema announcing his retirement after 47 years. [19]
TBD The 2021 iHeartRadio Music Awards will air on Fox after the 2020 ceremony was cancelled due to that year's COVID-19 pandemic. [20]
The 74th Tony Awards are to air on CBS. Originally scheduled for June 7, 2020 from Radio City Music Hall, the ceremony was postponed due to the COVID-19 pandemic on March 25. Since then, an early June nominations announcement was postponed due to the George Floyd riots, and Broadway theatre has shut down for the remainder of 2020, rendering any traditional ceremony with full cast performances and attendance likely impossible. On August 21, 2020, it was announced the ceremony will be held virtually sometime in the fall, with nominations revealed October 15 and ceremony details to be announced on a later date. The ceremony would later be postponed to early 2021 as a result of the continued uncertainty of the pandemic. [21][22]

Television shows[edit source | edit]

Shows debuting in 2021[edit source | edit]

For further information, see List of 2021 American television debuts

Shows changing networks[edit source | edit]

Show Moved from Moved to Source
Condor Audience Epix [26]
Beavis and Butt-Head MTV Comedy Central [27]
Stargirl DC Universe/The CW The CW [28]
Doom Patrol DC Universe/HBO Max HBO Max [29]
Young Justice DC Universe [30]
Kids Say the Darndest Things ABC CBS [31]
Crikey! It's the Irwins Animal Planet Discovery+ [32]

Milestone episodes and anniversaries[edit source | edit]

Show Network Episode # Episode title Episode airdate Source
Teen Titans Go! Cartoon Network 300th Episode "Justice League’s Next Top Talent Idol Star: Dance Crew Edition” January 8 [33]
The Simpsons Fox 700th Episode "Manger Things" TBA [34]

Shows returning in 2021[edit source | edit]

The following shows will return with new episodes after being canceled or ended their run previously:

Show Last aired Type of Return Previous channel New/returning/same channel Return date Source
Monster Garage 2006 Revival Discovery Channel Discovery+ January 4 [35][36]
Name That Tune 1985 First-run syndication Fox January 6 [37]
The Chase 2015 Game Show Network ABC January 7 [38]
Walker, Texas Ranger (as Walker) 2001 Reboot CBS The CW January 21 [39][40][41][42]
The Equalizer 1989 same February 7 [43][44]
Modern Marvels 2015 Revival History February 21 [45]
Punky Brewster 1988 First-run syndication Peacock February 25 [46]
Chain Reaction 2016 Game Show Network same February [47][48]
Beavis and Butt-Head 2011 MTV Comedy Central Mid [27]
Kung Fu (modern-day version) 1997 Reboot First-run syndication The CW [49][41]
Fantasy Island 1999 ABC Fox Summer [50]
You Bet Your Life 1993 First-run syndication same Fall [51]
Dexter 2013 Showtime [52]
Fixer Upper 2018 HGTV Magnolia Network TBA [53]
Wipeout 2014 ABC TBS [54]
The Boondocks 2014 Adult Swim HBO Max [55][56]
Top Gear America 2017 BBC America Motor Trend [57]
In Treatment 2010 New season HBO same [58]
College Bowl 1970 Revival NBC [59]
Rugrats 2004 Nickelodeon [60][61]
Making the Band 2009 MTV [62]
Gossip Girl 2012 The CW HBO Max [63][64]
What Not to Wear 2013 TLC same [65]
Johnny Test 2014 Cartoon Network Netflix [66]
Condor 2018 New season Audience Epix [26]
Who Do You Think You Are? TLC NBC [67][68]
Tuca & Bertie 2019 Netflix Adult Swim [69]
Slasher Shudder [70]
Kids Say the Darndest Things 2020 ABC CBS [31]

Shows ending in 2021[edit source | edit]

End date Show Channel First aired Status Source
January 15 Carmen Sandiego Netflix 2019 Ended [71]
April 4 Shameless Showtime 2011 Ending [72][73][74]
Early Keeping Up with the Kardashians E! 2007 [75]
Van Helsing Syfy 2016 [76][77][78]
Spring Superstore NBC 2015 [79]
June Conan TBS 2010 [80]
TBA Judge Judy First-run syndication 1996 [81]
Last Man Standing Fox 2011 [82]
The Haves and the Have Nots Oprah Winfrey Network 2013 [83]
Bosch Prime Video 2014 [84]
The Expanse 2015 [85]
Better Call Saul AMC [86]
Supergirl The CW [87]
Grace and Frankie Netflix [88]
F is for Family [89]
Lucifer 2016 [90]
Goliath Prime Video [91]
You Me Her TBA [92]
Insecure HBO [93]
Claws TNT 2017 [94]
DuckTales Disney XD [95]
Atypical Netflix [96]
Dear White People [97]
Ozark [98]
Black Lightning The CW 2018 [99]
Lost in Space Netflix [100]
The Kominsky Method [101]
Dead to Me 2019 [102]

Networks and services[edit source | edit]

Launches[edit source | edit]

Network Type Launch date Notes Source
Discovery+ Over-the-top streaming January 4 A streaming service featuring original and archival content from the networks of Discovery, Inc. and the former networks of Scripps Networks Interactive. [103]
G4 Linear and digital TBA On July 24, 2020, the Twitter accounts of G4TV and G4's Attack of the Show! and X-Play, reactivated to post a teaser video of a G4 revival in some form, slated for 2021 (the form of distribution, whether as a return as a wireline network or a digital component of a service such as Peacock, was not divulged). The teasers were timed for Comic-Con@Home, the first virtual streaming edition of the annual fan convention, San Diego Comic-Con International. Consequently, G4's website also redirected to a nonstop game of Pong (which if won, redirects to a mailing list sign up for updates), once again reflecting back to the network's original launch in 2002 and their shutdown in 2014. [104][105]

Conversions and rebrandings[edit source | edit]

Old network
New network
Type Conversion date Notes Source
Urban Movie Channel Allblk OTT streaming January 6 AMC Networks rebranded Urban Movie Channel — launched in 2014 as the first streaming service dedicated to television programs and films aimed at Black audiences, and content made by Black filmmakers — as Allblk, citing the original name no longer fit the brand, its audience or culture. The service will also increase original programming, with five new series initially slated to debut in 2021. [106][107]
Light TV TheGrio.TV OTA multicast/
OTT streaming
January 15 Following its acquisition of the network's satellite slot from Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer, Allen Media Group will relaunch the former channel space of family-oriented digital multicast network Light TV as TheGrio.TV (branded after the Black cultural news and entertainment website acquired by parent company Entertainment Studios in 2016), adopting a focus around movies, television series, news and lifestyle content aimed at African American audiences. There has been some confusion however, as Light TV continues to run on some affiliates and online, while some former Light TV affiliates have stopped carrying the network in the run-up to TheGrio.tv. [108]
CBS All Access Paramount+ OTT streaming March 4 CBS All Access will adopt the Paramount+ name currently used in certain international markets. The rebranding will occur amid an ongoing expansion of the service — originally developed as a subscription platform for CBS featuring original programs, content from the CBS television network and CBS Television Distribution, and live streams of local CBS stations, CBS' ad-supported OTT services and events from CBS Sports — to include content from other television and film brands owned by ViacomCBS (including Paramount Pictures, MTV, BET, Comedy Central and Nickelodeon). [109][110]
DIY Network Magnolia Network Cable and satellite TBA Chip and Joanna Gaines of Fixer Upper fame announced in an interview on the November 9, 2018 edition of The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon they were returning to the fold of the former Scripps Networks Interactive networks now owned by Discovery, Inc. to launch a new full-time network based on their Magnolia lifestyle brand after taking a year's hiatus to consider other offers outside of HGTV. The Gaines will have the minority stake in the network. Discovery announced on January 16, 2020 it would launch October 4 in the same year. Coronavirus-caused filming restrictions that would affect the network's debut lineup forced Discovery to delay the network's launch date indefinitely on April 21, 2020, with some programming to launch as a part of Discovery+ instead to build word-of-mouth for the linear network launch. [111][112]
Paramount Network Paramount Movie Network Cable and satellite Paramount Network will convert from a mix of movies, original unscripted programs, and off-network shows to an all-movie channel (consisting of both new original productions and content from the Paramount Pictures library). The renamed Paramount Movie Network will continue to carry at least one scripted series or miniseries each quarter (among them, existing drama series Yellowstone, which will modify its episode format to meet the network's new focus). Along with discontinuing unscripted programming, certain Paramount Network original programs (such as Bar Rescue and Lip Sync Battle) will move to other ViacomCBS-owned cable channels. [114]

Closures[edit source | edit]

Network Type End date Notes Source
Ion Plus Over-the-air multicast February 28 Following the completion of its acquisition of Ion Media, on January 14, the E. W. Scripps Company announced that it will shutter three Ion networks — Ion Plus (a secondary schedule of programming from Ion's content distributors), Ion Shop (all-paid programming) and Qubo (children's programming) — and allocate their spectrum space on Ion Media's stations to offer networks from existing Scripps subsidiary Katz Broadcasting (consisting of Court TV, Court TV Mystery, Bounce TV, Laff and Grit). This will eventually consolidate Ion's operations into Katz, and replace expiring contracts with other broadcasters that carried the Katz networks outside of mainstream Scripps markets, while offloading those networks on mainstream Scripps stations with limited spectrum capacity during the ATSC 3.0 transition. (Ion's namesake flagship channel will continue as a Scripps-owned network.) [115]
Ion Shop
CNN Airport Cable and satellite March 31 On January 12, 2021, CNN announced that it would shut down the CNN Airport network, which was available in numerous airports across the United States. The network, which carried a mixture of family-friendly news and entertainment programs from select WarnerMedia networks (as well as some high-profile sporting events), had been seeing declining viewership since the financial crisis of 2007–08 as a result of the increased proliferation of Wi-Fi-enabled devices which themselves allow access to the mainline CNN network; the decline was accelerated in 2020 when global commercial air travel declined greatly as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic. [116]

Television stations[edit source | edit]

Subchannel launches[edit source | edit]

Date Market Station Channel Affiliation Source
TBA Los Angeles KWHY-TV 22.8 Spanish News [117]

Stations changing network affiliations[edit source | edit]

This section outlines affiliation changes involving English and Spanish networks (ABC, NBC, CBS, Fox, PBS, The CW, Univision, etc.), and format conversions involving independent stations. Digital subchannels will only be mentioned if the prior or new affiliation inolves a major English and Spanish broadcast network or a locally programmed independent entertainment format.
Date Market Station Channel Prior affilation New affiliation Notes Source
February 1 Dothan, Alabama WDHN 18.4 Cozi TV Antenna TV [citation needed]
Terre Haute, Indiana WTWO 2.4
Monroe, Louisiana KARD-TV 14.4
Joplin, Missouri KSNF 16.4
Amarillo, Texas KAMR-TV 4.4
Wichita Falls, Texas KFDX-TV 3.4

Station closures[edit source | edit]

Station Channel Affiliation Market Date Notes Source
XHRIO 15.1 The CW Matamoros, Tamaulipas, Mexico
(Rio Grande Valley, Texas)
December 31 In late 2019, when owner Entravision Communications released its third-quarter earnings, it announced that it would not pay the 20-year lump sum renewal for the station's license. As a result, the station is expected to cease operations at the end of its concession in December 2021 after broadcasting as an English language station for most of its 42-year history. The closure of XHRIO-TDT leaves Tamaulipas and Nuevo Leon to depend on American television stations for English-language content. [118]
WVTA 41.# PBS Windsor, Vermont TBD Vermont PBS announced on February 17, 2017 that it will sell the broadcast license for WVTA, which transmits from Mount Ascutney, for $56 million in the FCC spectrum auction. In a statement, the member network said that its other signals will be upgraded to cover the viewing area (southeastern Vermont and southwestern New Hampshire) served by WVTA. [119]

Deaths[edit source | edit]

January[edit source | edit]

Date Name Age Notability Source
January 2 Kerry Vincent 75 Australian baker and reality show contestant (The Best Thing I Ever Ate, Food Network Challenge, Last Cake Standing) [120]
January 3 Eric Jerome Dickey 59 American author and former actor [121]
January 4 Tanya Roberts 65 Actress best known as Midge Pinciotti on That '70s Show. Also recurring roles on Charlie's Angels and Hot Line and a voice role on The Blues Brothers Animated Series and several TV movies. [122]
January 6 Gerald Hiken 93 American actor [123]
Antonio Sabàto Sr. 77 Italian-American actor, father of Antonio Sabàto Jr.; appeared as "Aldo Damiano" on The Bold and the Beautiful in 2006. [124]
January 7 Deezer D 55 Actor and rapper best known as Malik McGrath on ER. [125]
Tommy Lasorda 93 Hall of Fame manager of Los Angeles Dodgers from 1976 to 1996; appeared in TV commercials for SlimFast [126]
Marion Ramsey 73 American actress (Cos) [127]
January 8 Ed Bruce 81 Country music songwriter, singer, and actor (Bret Maverick). [128]
Bill Kobin 91 Public television executive, most notably with NET, Children's Television Workshop, and KCET/Los Angeles [129]
Diana Millay 85 American actress (Father Knows Best, The Many Loves of Dobie Gillis, The Tab Hunter Show, Bonanza, Gunsmoke, Route 66, King of Diamonds, Target: The Corruptors!, The United States Steel Hour, Rawhide, Perry Mason, Dark Shadows) [130]
January 9 John Reilly 86 Actor best known for roles on the soap operas General Hospital and Passions [131]
January 10 Patricia Loud 94 Reality TV participant (matriarch of the Loud family documented in An American Family) [132]
January 12 Ray Brady 94 Business news journalist (1972–2000) for CBS News [133]
January 14 Peter Mark Richman 93 Actor best known as Andrew Laird on Dynasty. Guest roles on Beverly Hills 90210, Melrose Place, Models, Inc., Burke's Law, All My Children, Another World, As the World Turns, The City, The Bold and the Beautiful, Days of Our Lives, General Hospital, Guiding Light, Home, The Jerry Springer Show, Judge Judy, Let's Make a Deal, Loving, One Life to Live, The Oprah Winfrey Show, The Phil Donahue Show, Port Charles, The Price Is Right, Sally, Santa Barbara, Sunset Beach, The Talk, The View, and The Young and the Restless. [134]
January 18 David Richardson 65 Writer/producer, most known for work on The John Larroquette Show, Two and a Half Men, and F is for Family [135]
Don Sutton 85 Hall of Fame baseball pitcher and TV announcer for the Atlanta Braves and Washington Nationals [136]

See also[edit source | edit]

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