11:00 am EST, December 1, 2016

Winter 2017 pop culture calendar: The ultimate list for every fan

If you thought Fall 2016 was a busy time for movies, TV, and books, this winter will surely blow you away. It looks like your Winter 2017 pop culture calendar is going to be jam-packed!

It makes sense, though, that the cold winter months have the most going on, right? After all, with the weather being as dreadful as it can be, what else is there to do but soak up as much pop culture as possible? With our winter pop culture calendar, we guarantee that you won’t miss a single thing.

Premieres of new and exciting series (Netflix and otherwise), heavy-hitting Oscar contenders, the most anticipated books of the year, all of the awards shows you could ever dream of… Our winter 2017 pop culture calendar has it all (and all in one convenient spot).

*Don’t worry! We’ll keep updating this as new and exciting dates are announced!*

December 2016 movie, TV, book release dates

Rogue One: A Star Wars Story


Jackie (12/2)
La La Land (12/9)
Office Christmas Party (12/9)
Harry Benson: Shoot First (12/9)
Rogue One: A Star Wars Story (12/16)
Collateral Beauty (12/16)
A Kind of Murder (12/16)
Sing (12/23)
Passengers (12/23)
Assassin’s Creed (12/23)
Patriots Day (12/23)
Why Him? (12/23)
A Monster Calls (12/23)
20th Century Women (12/25)
Live by Night (12/30)
Hidden Figures (12/30) – Can’t wait for this!

TV premieres

Fuller House Netflix season premiere (12/9)
Star series premiere (12/14)
Man in the High Castle season premiere (12/16)

Book releases

Ever the Hunted (Clash of Kingdoms, #1) by Erin Summerill (12/27)
Hidden Figures: The American Dream and the Untold Story of the Black Women Mathematicians Who Helped Win the Space Race by Margot Lee Shetterly (12/29)

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Special events

Hairspray Live! (12/7)
Doctor Who Christmas Special (12/25)

January 2017 movie, TV, book release dates

Sherlock season premiere


Underworld: Blood Wars (1/6)
Monster Trucks (1/13)
The Comedian (1/13)
xXx: Return of Xander Cage (1/20)
The Founder (1/20)
The Resurrection of Gavin Stone (1/20) – We’ve missed you, Brett Dalton!
Resident Evil: The Final Chapter (1/27)
A Dog’s Purpose (1/27)
Bastards (1/27)

TV premieres

Sherlock season premiere (1/1)
The Mick series premiere (1/1)
Shadowhunters season premiere (1/2)
The Celebrity Apprentice (1/2)
Beyond series premiere (1/2)
Bones final season premiere (1/3)
It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia season premiere (1/4)
Man Seeking Woman season premiere (1/4)
New Girl season premiere (1/5)
Nashville season (and CMT network) premiere (1/5)
Sleepy Hollow season premiere (1/6)
Grimm final season premiere (1/6)
Emerald City series premiere (1/6)
One Day at a Time Netflix series premiere (1/6)
Taboo series premiere (1/10) — Stars Tom Hardy!
Lemony Snicket’s A Series of Unfortunate Events Netflix series premiere (1/13)
Victoria series premiere (1/15)
Homeland season premiere (1/15)
The Young Pope series premiere (1/15)
Scandal season premiere (1/19)
Baskets season premiere (1/19)
Voltron: Legendary Defender Netflix season premiere (1/20)
Frontier Netflix series premiere (1/20)
Hunted series premiere (1/20)
The Outsiders season premiere (1/24)
Switched at Birth final season premiere (1/24)
The Path season premiere (1/25)
The Magicians season premiere (1/25)
Riverdale series premiere (1/26)
Black Sails final season premiere (1/29)
The Fosters season premiere (1/31)

Book releases

Wayfarer (Passenger #2) by Alexandra Bracken (1/3)
Windwitch by Susan Dennard (1/10)
RoseBlood by A.G. Howard (1/10)
Carve the Mark by Veronica Roth (1/17)
Silver Stars (Soldier Girl #2) by Michael Grant (1/31) – The sequel to one of our favorite books of 2016!
Caraval by Stephanie Garber (1/31)

Special events

– 74th Annual Golden Globes (1/8)
– 43rd Annual People’s Choice Awards (1/18)

February 2017 movie, TV, book release dates

Lego Batman


Rings (2/3)
I Am Not Your Negro (2/3)
The Space Between Us (2/3)
The Lego Batman Movie (2/10)
Fifty Shades Darker (2/10)
John Wick: Chapter 2 (2/10)
The Great Wall (2/17)
Fist Fight (2/17)
Patient Zero (2/17)
A United Kingdom (2/17)
Rock Dog (2/24)
Tulip Fever (2/24)

TV premieres

Legion series premiere (2/??)
The 100 season premiere (2/4)
24: Legacy series premiere (2/5)
APB series premiere (2/6)
Reign season premiere (2/10)
Girls final season premiere (2/12)
Taken series premiere (2/27)

Book releases

King’s Cage by Victoria Aveyard (2/7)
The Burning World (Warm Bodies #2) by Isaac Marion (2/7) – SO EXCITED!
The Unbeatable Squirrel Girl: Squirrel Meets World by Shannon and Dean Hale (2/7)
Norse Mythology by Neil Gaiman (2/7)

Special events

– Super Bowl LI (2/5)
– 59th Annual Grammy Awards (2/12)
– 89th Academy Awards aka The Oscars (2/26)

Which of these winter 2017 pop culture release dates are you looking forward to most?

Want to catch up on things you missed out on this fall? Take a look at our fall 2016 pop culture calendar!

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