2017 TV Events

by RecceR | created - 04 Jan 2017 | updated - 06 Jun 2017 | Public

Award shows, specials, miniseries, TV movies and any type of special event that will air on television in 2017. Sometimes IMDB doesn't have a page for certain events in time, so I'll just list them up here until the pages are added.

*Listed by chronological order, Eastern Time.

--------------- MasterChef Celebrity Showdown - Jan. 2nd @8pm on Fox People's Choice Awards - Jan. 18th on CBS Sag Awards - Jan. 29th @8pm on TNT/TBS Grammys - Feb. 12th on CBS MTV Movie Awards - Apr. 9th Billboard Music Awards - May 21st on ABC A Few Good Men Live! - TBA on NBC ---------------

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1. 74th Golden Globe Awards (2017 TV Special)

TV-14 | 180 min | News

Comic Jimmy Fallon hosts a celebration of achievements in television and film, with actors Steve Carell, Anna Kendrick, Sofía Vergara and Brie Larson presenting awards and Golden Globe ... See full summary »

Directors: Louis J. Horvitz, Dan Opsal | Stars: Evan Rachel Wood, Lily Collins, Keri Russell, Brad Pitt

Votes: 606

airs Sunday, January 8th @8pm on NBC.

2. Taboo (2017– )

TV-MA | 59 min | Drama, Mystery, Thriller

Adventurer James Keziah Delaney returns to London during the War of 1812 to rebuild his late father's shipping empire. However, both the government and his biggest competitor want his inheritance at any cost - even murder.

Stars: Tom Hardy, David Hayman, Jonathan Pryce, Oona Chaplin

Votes: 108,059

8-part miniseries premiere Tuesday, January 10th @10pm on FX.

3. Beaches (2017 TV Movie)

TV-14 | 87 min | Drama

The friendship between two women from childhood onwards.

Director: Allison Anders | Stars: Idina Menzel, Nia Long, Colin Lawrence, Antonio Cupo

Votes: 486

airs Saturday, January 21st @9pm on Lifetime.

4. 65th Miss Universe (2017 TV Special)

TV-14 | Family

Miss Universe is an annual international beauty pageant that is run by the Miss Universe Organization. Along with its rival contests, Miss World and Miss Earth, this pageant is one of the ... See full summary »

Director: Ron de Moraes | Stars: Steve Harvey, Ashley Graham, Flo Rida, Boyz II Men

Votes: 23

airs Monday, January 30th on Fox.

5. Super Bowl LI (2017 TV Special)

90 min | Sport

The NFC champion Atlanta Falcons and the AFC champion New England Patriots play for the National Football League championship at NRG Stadium in Houston, Texas.

Director: Rich Russo | Stars: Mark Wahlberg, Lady Gaga, Chrissy Teigen, Elton John

Votes: 387

airs Sunday, February 5th on Fox.

6. The Oscars (2017 TV Special)

TV-14 | 229 min | Comedy, Music

The 89th Annual Academy Awards ceremony celebrates the film industry's best and biggest in cinema for the year 2016 with host Jimmy Kimmel, including awards for best actors, directors, songs, original screenplays and motion picture.

Director: Glenn Weiss | Stars: Jimmy Kimmel, Justin Timberlake, Alicia Vikander, Mahershala Ali

Votes: 1,812

airs Sunday, February 26th on ABC.

7. When We Rise (2017)

TV-14 | 85 min | Drama

A chronicled re-telling of the gay rights movement in the United States, beginning with the Stonewall riots in 1969.

Stars: Rachel Griffiths, Austin P. McKenzie, Mary-Louise Parker, Emily Skeggs

Votes: 2,818

4-part miniseries premieres Monday, February 27th @9pm on ABC.

(2 hours each; airs through March 2nd)

8. Tangled: Before Ever After (2017 TV Movie)

TV-Y7 | 55 min | Animation, Action, Adventure

As Rapunzel prepares for her coronation as Princess of Corona, one unforgettable night will change her hair again!

Directors: Tom Caulfield, Stephen Sandoval | Stars: Zachary Levi, Mandy Moore, Eden Espinosa, Clancy Brown

Votes: 1,805

airs Friday, March 10th @8pm on Disney Channel.

9. The Vampire Diaries: Forever Yours (2017 TV Special)

TV-14 | Drama

A special one hour show, shown directly before the series finale. A "thank you" to the fans and a nostalgic moment for the Originals (pardon the pun).

Stars: David Anders, B.J. Britt, Jasmine Burke, Matthew Davis

Votes: 119

airs Friday, March 10th @8pm on The CW.

(series finale of The Vampire Diaries airs at 9pm)

10. Dirty Dancing (2017 TV Movie)

TV-PG | 130 min | Drama, Musical, Romance

A musical re-imagining of the 1987 film, Dirty Dancing (1987).

Director: Wayne Blair | Stars: Abigail Breslin, Colt Prattes, Sarah Hyland, Nicole Scherzinger

Votes: 5,605

airs Wednesday, May 24th @8pm on ABC.

11. Nickelodeon's Sizzling Summer Camp Special (2017 TV Movie)

60 min | Comedy

Two of Santa's elves are getting ready to take the summer off and discuss the story of Nickelodeon stars going to camp together and discovering Bighand.

Director: Jonathan Judge | Stars: Jace Norman, Ella Anderson, Mace Coronel, Riele Downs

Votes: 56

airs Sunday, June 4th @7pm on Nickelodeon.

encore airings:

June 6th @8pm on Teen Nick June 7th @6pm on Nickelodeon June 7th @8pm on NickToons June 7th @9pm on Nick 2 June 9th @8pm on Nickelodeon June 10th @7pm on Nickelodeon June 18th @7pm on Nickelodeon

12. Descendants 2 (2017 TV Movie)

TV-G | 111 min | Action, Adventure, Family

Mal, Evie, Carlos and Jay try to adjust to life in Auradon, but Mal becomes overwhelmed with pressure and returns to her roots.

Director: Kenny Ortega | Stars: Dove Cameron, Cameron Boyce, Sofia Carson, Booboo Stewart

Votes: 7,050

airs Wednesday, June 21st @8pm on Disney Channel, ABC, Freeform, Disney XD and Lifetime.

13. The Defenders (2017)

TV-MA | 50 min | Action, Adventure, Crime

Set a few months after the events of the second season of Daredevil, and a month after the events of Iron Fist, the vigilantes Daredevil, Jessica Jones, Luke Cage, and Iron Fist team up in New York City to fight a common enemy: The Hand.

Stars: Charlie Cox, Krysten Ritter, Mike Colter, Finn Jones

Votes: 83,548

miniseries premieres Friday, August 18th on Netflix.

14. Hey Arnold: The Jungle Movie (2017 TV Movie)

TV-PG | 81 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy

Picking up where Hey Arnold! (1996) left off, this tells the story of what happened to Arnold's parents.

Directors: Raymie Muzquiz, Stu Livingston | Stars: Mason Vale Cotton, Benjamin Flores Jr., Francesca Marie Smith, Craig Bartlett

Votes: 2,384

airs November on Nickelodeon.

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