2015 TV Events

by RecceR | created - 15 Jan 2015 | updated - 18 Dec 2015 | Public

Award shows, specials, miniseries, TV movies and any type of special event that will air on TV in 2015. 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. Please let me know if I have missed anything and I will add it right away. Thanks.

*Listed by chronological order, Eastern Time.

--------------- Kitten Bowl - Feb. 1st @12pm on Hallmark Shania: Still the One Live From Vegas - Feb. 28th @9pm on ABC Once Upon a Time: Secrets of Storybrooke - Mar. 1st @7pm on ABC Miss USA Pageant - July 12th @8pm on Reelz Cursed: The Bell Witch - Oct. 26th @10pm on A&E (5-part series) Pretty Little Liars: 5 Years Forward - Nov. 24th @8pm on ABC Family Great Performances: Andrea Bocelli - Nov. 28th @9pm on PBS A Salute to Downton Abbey - Nov. 29th @9pm on PBS Christmas in Rockefeller Center Dec. 2nd @8pm on NBC CMA Country Christmas - Dec. 3rd @9pm on ABC Sinatra 100 — An All-Star Grammy Concert - Dec. 6th @9pm on CBS Shadowhunters: Beyond the Shadows - Dec. 6th @9:30pm on ABC Family Toy Story 20th Anniversary Special - Dec. 10th @8pm on ABC Behind the Magic: Snow White - Dec. 13th @8pm on ABC ---------------

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premiere & finale lists: Fall 2015 Finales, Fall 2015 Premieres

renewal lists: 2014-2015 TV Season, 2015-2016 TV Season, 2016-2017 TV Season, Cable Shows for 2015, Cable Shows for 2016

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1. The 41st Annual People's Choice Awards (2015 TV Special)

120 min

"People' s Choice Awards" - American award, that is awarded to the figures of pop culture on results the spectator voting. Handed annually, since 1975. 2005 to of winner in each of ... See full summary »

Directors: Alan Carter, Bruce Leddy | Stars: Anna Faris, Allison Janney, Amy Adams, Ben Affleck

Votes: 34

airs Wednesday, January 7th @9pm on CBS.

2. 72nd Golden Globe Awards (2015 TV Special)

128 min | News

The annual Golden Globes hosted by Tina Fey and Amy Poheler.

Director: Louis J. Horvitz | Stars: Tina Fey, Amy Poehler, Jennifer Aniston, Benedict Cumberbatch

Votes: 762

airs Sunday, January 11th @8pm on NBC.

airs Thursday, January 15th @9pm on A&E.

4. Bridal Wave (2015 TV Movie)

TV-G | 88 min | Comedy, Family, Romance

A woman goes to a resort to get married while she waits for her fiancé to show up, she meets another man.

Director: Michael Scott | Stars: Arielle Kebbel, Andrew W. Walker, David Haydn-Jones, Colleen Wheeler

Votes: 1,916

airs Saturday, January 17th @9pm on Hallmark.

5. Whitney (2015 TV Movie)

TV-14 | 88 min | Biography, Drama

A chronicle of Whitney Houston's rise to fame and turbulent relationship with husband Bobby Brown.

Director: Angela Bassett | Stars: Yaya DaCosta, Arlen Escarpeta, Yolonda Ross, Suzzanne Douglas

Votes: 1,626

airs Saturday, January 17th @8pm on Lifetime.

6. With This Ring (2015 TV Movie)

TV-PG | 87 min | Comedy, Romance

After attending their friend Elise's (Sudano) wedding on New Year's Eve, Trista (Hall), a career-­driven talent agent, Viviane (Scott), a successful gossip columnist, and Amaya (Cooper), a ... See full summary »

Director: Nzingha Stewart | Stars: Regina Hall, Jill Scott, Eve, Brooklyn Sudano

Votes: 1,127

airs Saturday, January 24th @8pm on Lifetime.

7. Love by the Book (2014 TV Movie)

TV-G | 90 min | Drama, Family, Romance

A bookstore owner and hopeless romantic meets the man of her dreams and tries to save her business with the help of a business consultant. She discovers what she needs to make the ... See full summary »

Director: David S. Cass Sr. | Stars: Leah Renee, Kristopher Turner, Cherilyn Wilson, Ryan Bittle

Votes: 1,053

airs Saturday, January 24th @9pm on Hallmark.

airs Sunday, January 25th @8pm on TNT & TBS.

9. Miss Universe 2014 (2015 TV Special)

News

A bunch of rich good looking women compete for who is the most shallow and who can most misrepresent the women of the world. With drama, heartbreak, spray tan and more, this worldwide ... See full summary »

Director: Ron de Moraes | Stars: Thomas Roberts, Natalie Morales, Jeannie Mai, Prince Royce

Votes: 73

airs Sunday, January 25th @8pm on NBC.

10. Sons of Liberty (2015– )

TV-14 | 270 min | Drama, History

The story of a group of very different men fighting in the American Colonies for freedom, and how they will shape the future for the United States of America. Based on true stories.

Stars: Ben Barnes, Marton Csokas, Ryan Eggold, Henry Thomas

Votes: 3,651

3-part miniseries premieres Sunday, January 25th @9pm on History Channel.

part 2 airs Monday, January 26th @9pm Part 3 airs Tuesday, January 27th @9pm

(2 hours each)

11. Beautiful & Twisted (2015 TV Movie)

Not Rated | 86 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

Following the murder of hotel heir Ben Novack Jr., police focus their investigation on his wife, Narcy.

Director: Christopher Zalla | Stars: Rob Lowe, Paz Vega, Candice Bergen, Seychelle Gabriel

Votes: 1,704

airs Saturday, January 31st @8pm on Lifetime.

airs Sunday, February 1st @3pm on Animal Planet.

13. Super Bowl XLIX (2015 TV Special)

Sport

The defending Super Bowl 48 champions Seattle Seahawks and the AFC champion New England Patriots play for the championship of the National Football League at University of Phoenix Stadium in Glendale, Arizona.

Director: Drew Esocoff | Stars: Paul G. Allen, Cliff Avril, Bill Belichick, LeGarrette Blount

Votes: 429

airs Sunday, February 1st @7:30pm on NBC.

14. I Do, I Do, I Do (2015 TV Movie)

TV-G | 84 min | Comedy, Fantasy, Romance

An architect relives her disastrous wedding day over and over until she discovers what she really wants in life.

Director: Ron Oliver | Stars: Autumn Reeser, Ali Liebert, Shawn Roberts, Christine Willes

Votes: 1,596

airs Sunday, February 6th @8pm on Hallmark.

15. Meet My Valentine (2015 TV Movie)

TV-PG | 89 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

After finding out he has only months to live, Tom sets out to make sure that his wife and 8 year old daughter are taken care of after he is gone.

Director: Brian Herzlinger | Stars: Scott Wolf, Courtney Ford, Brady Smith, Jay Black

Votes: 871

airs Friday, February 6th @9pm on ION Television.

16. Game of Thrones: A Day in the Life (2015 TV Short)

26 min | Documentary, Short

Glimpse the epic scale of Game of Thrones in this featurette that spends one day touring various Season 5 sets in Croatia, Spain and Ireland.

Stars: Duncan Muggoch, Christopher Newman, Peter Welter Soler, Michael Slovis

Votes: 454

airs Sunday, February 8th @7:30 on HBO.

17. The 57th Annual Grammy Awards (2015 TV Special)

TV-14 | Music

Awards for music are presented and stars perform different songs.

Director: Louis J. Horvitz | Stars: AC/DC, Maya Angelou, Iggy Azalea, Bastille

Votes: 214

airs Sunday, February 8th @8pm on CBS.

18. The Jinx: The Life and Deaths of Robert Durst (2015)

TV-14 | 279 min | Documentary, Crime

Filmmaker Andrew Jarecki examines the complicated life of reclusive real estate icon Robert Durst, the key suspect in a series of unsolved crimes.

Stars: Robert Durst, Andrew Jarecki, Gary Napoli, Debra Kay Anderson

Votes: 34,494

airs Sunday, February 8th @8pm on HBO.

19. The Apprentice (2004–2017)
Episode: Top Feuds, Firings and Fails (2015)

TV-PG | Game-Show, Reality-TV

A best-of edition presents top hirings and firings, the most intense feuds and the biggest mistakes from the Celebrity Apprentice history.

Stars: Donald Trump, Trace Adkins, Clay Aiken, Stephen Baldwin

Votes: 18

airs Monday, February 9th @8pm on NBC.

20. The Slap (2015– )

TV-14 | 42 min | Drama

A once happy family suddenly begins to fall apart following a seemingly minor incident in which a man slaps another couple's misbehaving child.

Stars: Brian Cox, Melissa George, Lucas Hedges, Marin Ireland

Votes: 3,079

miniseries premieres Thursday, February 12th @8pm on NBC.

21. Bad Hair Day (2015 TV Movie)

TV-G | 87 min | Adventure, Comedy, Family

A buddy comedy about a high school tech-whiz whose prom day abruptly shifts into a wild ride across town, thanks to a down-on-her-luck cop and a jewel thief.

Director: Erik Canuel | Stars: Laura Marano, Leigh-Allyn Baker, Christian Campbell, Alain Goulem

Votes: 2,308

airs Friday, February 13th @8pm on Disney Channel.

22. All of My Heart (2015 TV Movie)

TV-G | 81 min | Comedy, Family, Romance

After inheriting half of a house, a young woman develops an unexpected friendship with her co-owner.

Director: Peter DeLuise | Stars: Lacey Chabert, Brennan Elliott, Edward Asner, Greyston Holt

Votes: 2,400

airs Saturday, February 14th @8pm on Hallmark.

23. Back to School Mom (2015)

TV-14 | 88 min | Drama

The story of a 41 year old woman who goes back to college to finish up her last year of school. While there, she becomes good friends with a classmate, who turns out to be the son she gave up 20 years earlier.

Director: Christopher Erskin | Stars: Kimberly Elise, Denzel Whitaker, Loretta Devine, Harry Lennix

Votes: 108

airs Saturday, February 14th @8pm on Lifetime.

24. The Bachelor (2002– )
Episode: Chris Tells All (2015)

43 min | Drama, Game-Show, Reality-TV

Bachelor Chris Soules joins host Chris Harrison to discuss some of the most unforgettable women and memorable moments of the season so far, along with a sneak peek of never-before-seen ... See full summary »

Director: Nick Foss | Stars: Chris Harrison, Kelsey Poe, Chris Soules, Andi Dorfman

Votes: 12

airs Sunday, February 15th @8pm on ABC.

25. Saturday Night Live: 40th Anniversary Special (2015 TV Special)

TV-14 | 106 min | Comedy

Former members of Saturday Night Live come together to remember the past 40 years of Saturday Night Live.

Director: Don Roy King | Stars: Fred Armisen, Dan Aykroyd, Alec Baldwin, Vanessa Bayer

Votes: 1,917

airs Sun. Feb. 15th @8pm on NBC.

(3 & 1/2 hours)

26. Splitting Adam (2015 TV Movie)

TV-G | 91 min | Action, Comedy, Family

After accidentally stumbling into his uncle's mysterious "tanning bed", Adam learns the answer to all of his problems - multiple Adams. With his new collection of clones, Adam is hopping on one wild summer ride with an epic splash.

Director: Scott McAboy | Stars: Jace Norman, Isabela Moner, Jack Griffo, Amarr M. Wooten

Votes: 674

airs Monday, February 16th @7pm on Nickelodeon.

27. Stevie Wonder Songs in the Key of Life an All Star Grammy Salute (2015 TV Special)

TV-PG | Music

Many different artists honor Stevie Wonder in this live performance.

Director: Leon Knoles | Stars: Alex Al, India Arie, The Band Perry, Tony Bennett

Votes: 29

airs Monday, February 16th @9pm on CBS.

28. Babysitter's Black Book (2015 TV Movie)

TV-14 | 88 min | Drama

Friends start a babysitting business to save up for college, but when the babysitting money just isn't cutting it, they start a prostitution business as well.

Director: Lee Friedlander | Stars: Spencer Locke, Ryan McPartlin, Perrey Reeves, Angeline Appel

Votes: 1,904

airs Saturday, February 21st @8pm on Lifetime.

29. The Oscars (2015 TV Special)

TV-14 | 223 min | Comedy, Music

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences celebrates the year's achievements in film.

Director: Hamish Hamilton | Stars: Neil Patrick Harris, Anna Kendrick, Lupita Nyong'o, Robert Duvall

Votes: 3,593

airs Sunday, February 22nd @8:30pm on ABC.

30. The Victoria's Secret Swim Special (2015 TV Special)

60 min | Documentary

Adriana Lima and the rest of the Victoria's Secret Angels will headline the 2015 Swim Special on CBS.

Directors: Hamish Hamilton, Dee Koppang O'Leary | Stars: Lily Aldridge, Alessandra Ambrosio, Elsa Hosk, Martha Hunt

Votes: 104

airs Wednesday, February 25th @10pm on CBS.

31. Kept Woman (2015 TV Movie)

TV-14 | 83 min | Thriller

A woman and her fiancé move to the suburbs, after being robbed. She becomes friendly with the mysterious man next door, who she begins to suspect is hiding a dangerous secret.

Director: Michel Poulette | Stars: Courtney Ford, Shaun Benson, Andrew W. Walker, Rachel Wilson

Votes: 1,611

airs Saturday, February 28th @8pm on Lifetime.

32. Kobe Bryant's Muse (2015 TV Special)

TV-MA | 105 min | Documentary, Biography, Sport

A wide-ranging look at the life and storied career of basketball star Kobe Bryant provides insight into the player's mentorships and rivalries, his 18-year tenure in the National Basketball... See full summary »

Director: Gotham Chopra | Stars: Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, John S. Battle, Larry Bird, Joe Bryant

Votes: 1,020

airs Saturday, February 28th @9pm on Showtime.

33. Killer Photo (2015 TV Movie)

TV-14 | 88 min | Drama

A woman and her husband become increasingly scared as an anonymous person begins stalking their family.

Director: Jason Furukawa | Stars: AnnaLynne McCord, Mark Ghanimé, Gracyn Shinyei, Darla Taylor

Votes: 464

airs Saturday, March 7th @8pm on Lifetime.

34. The Wrong Boyfriend (2015 TV Movie)

TV-14 | 88 min | Drama

An updated twenty-first century version of Emily Bronte's "Wuthering Heights", set in modern day Malibu, California, where the wealthy Earnshaw family adopts Heath, a troubled teenager. The... See full summary »

Director: Anthony DiBlasi | Stars: Paloma Kwiatkowski, Andrew Jacobs, Matthew Boehm, James Caan

Votes: 460

airs Saturday, March 14th @8pm on Lifetime.

35. The Untold Story of the Sound of Music (2015 TV Movie)

60 min | Documentary

Reporter Diane Sawyer and Julie Andrews visit filming locations from The Sound of Music (1965). Also included is an interview with Christopher Plummer, rare behind-the-scenes and related archival footage.

Director: Rob Vint | Stars: Diane Sawyer, Julie Andrews, Christopher Plummer, Charmian Carr

Votes: 24

airs Wednesday, March 18th @10pm on ABC.

36. Nickelodeon Kids' Choice Awards 2015 (2015 TV Special)

TV-G | 90 min | Music

Kids pick their favorite nominees in 2015's Nickelodeon Kids' Choice Awards.

Director: Nikki Parsons | Stars: Zendaya, Emma Stone, Kira Kosarin, Angelina Jolie

Votes: 54

airs Saturday, March 28th @8pm on Nickelodeon.

37. Killing Jesus (2015 TV Movie)

Unrated | 132 min | Biography, Drama, History

A miniseries chronicling the life of Jesus of Nazareth.

Director: Christopher Menaul | Stars: Kelsey Grammer, Vernon Dobtcheff, Eoin Macken, Rufus Sewell

Votes: 1,815

airs Sunday, March 29th @8pm on National Geographic.

38. The Dovekeepers (2015)

TV-14 | 90 min | Drama, History, Romance

Based in Alice Hoffman's historical novel about the Siege of Masada, the miniseries focuses on four extraordinary women whose lives intersect in a fight for survival at the siege of Masada.

Stars: Maia Laura Attard, André Agius, Jonas Armstrong, Diego Boneta

Votes: 788

2-part miniseries premiere Tuesday, March 31st @9pm on CBS.

part 2 airs Wednesday, April 1st @9pm.

(2 hours each)

39. Aurora Teagarden Mystery: A Bone to Pick (2015 TV Movie)

TV-G | 84 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

When Aurora, or Roe, Teagarden's acquaintance from the hobby group, "Real Murders", dies, Roe is bequeathed a big old house and a small fortune. Roe soon discovers that her generous ... See full summary »

Director: Martin Wood | Stars: Candace Cameron Bure, Lexa Doig, Marilu Henner, Bruce Dawson

Votes: 1,394

airs Satruday, April 4th @9pm on Hallmark.

40. If There Be Thorns (2015 TV Movie)

TV-14 | 100 min | Drama, Horror, Mystery

Living together with their loving and happy new family, Christopher and Cathy's past come to haunt them. Their mother Corrine moves in next door.

Director: Nancy Savoca | Stars: Heather Graham, Rachael Carpani, Jason Lewis, Mason Cook

Votes: 1,815

airs Sunday, April 5th @8pm on Lifetime.

41. A.D. The Bible Continues (2015)

44 min | Drama

Follows the book of ACTS. Shows the complete message of Christ and the transformation of Saul to Paul and how the high priest of Judea does not believe in what has taken place after the Crucifixion of Christ.

Stars: Richard Coyle, Vincent Regan, Adam Levy, Joanne Whalley

Votes: 4,092

miniseries premieres Sunday, April 5th @9pm on NBC.

42. The Lizzie Borden Chronicles (2015)

337 min | Crime, Drama, Horror

Fictionalized account of actual events and people surrounding Lizzie Borden after her controversial acquittal of the double murder of her father and stepmother in 1892.

Stars: Christina Ricci, Clea DuVall, Cole Hauser, Dylan Taylor

Votes: 3,548

miniseries premieres Sunday, April 5th @10pm on Lifetime.

43. Garage Sale Mystery: The Deadly Room (2015 TV Movie)

83 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

Jennifer uses her intuitive skills to investigate her friend's death in a multimillion-dollar home with a dark history.

Director: Peter DeLuise | Stars: Lori Loughlin, Sarah Strange, Steve Bacic, Brendan Meyer

Votes: 855

airs Saturday, April 11th @9pm on Hallmark.

44. 2015 MTV Movie Awards (2015 TV Special)

Comedy, Music

In the biggest movie awards show event of the season, MTV gathers a large selection of stars to entertain.

Directors: Hamish Hamilton, Ryan McFaul | Stars: Amy Schumer, Channing Tatum, Vin Diesel, Reese Witherspoon

Votes: 281

airs Sunday, April 12th @8pm on MTV.

45. Seeds of Yesterday (2015 TV Movie)

TV-14 | 86 min | Drama, Horror, Mystery

The Sheffield family deals with home truths as their middle child inherits the Foxworth mansion with the family's ghosts ever-looming. The curse lives on and more tragedies are in store.

Director: Shawn Ku | Stars: Rachael Carpani, James Maslow, Jason Lewis, Anthony Konechny

Votes: 1,501

airs Sunday, April 12th @8pm on Lifetime.

airs Saturday, April 18th @9pm on TV Land.

47. 50th Annual Academy of Country Music Awards (2015 TV Special)

TV-PG | 210 min | Music

The ceremony honoring achievement in country music.

Stars: Reese Witherspoon, Sofía Vergara, Nick Jonas, Beth Behrs

Votes: 10

airs Sunday, April 19th @8pm on CBS.

48. Cleveland Abduction (2015 TV Movie)

TV-14 | 88 min | Biography, Crime, Drama

A single mother who becomes the first victim of kidnapper Ariel Castro finds herself trapped in his home for 11 years, where she eventually becomes a friend and sister to two other women who are taken captive by Castro.

Director: Alex Kalymnios | Stars: Taryn Manning, Raymond Cruz, Katie Sarife, Samantha Droke

Votes: 4,158

airs Saturday, April 25th @8pm on Lifetime.

49. Lake Placid vs. Anaconda (2015 TV Movie)

TV-14 | 92 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy

3.2