Showtime sets returning series bows

A&E announces launch plan for 'The Jacksons'

Showtime has announced premiere dates for several returning series, while AandE has announced a launch plan for its reality show starring the Jackson family.

Showtime’s Monday lineup returns on Jan. 25 with the second season of “Secret Diary of a Call Girl” at 10 p.m., followed by “Tracey Ullman’s State of the Union” at 10:30 p.m.

That same night, at 11 p.m., comes the launch of new series “La La Land,” from British comic Marc Wootton. Series stars Wootton as three different characters, as he interacts with real-life Angelenos.

Then on March 22, Showtime’s Monday night sked shifts to the second season of its Edie Falco starrer “Nurse Jackie” at 10 p.m., followed by the sophomore season of “United States of Tara” — starring Emmy winner Toni Collette — at 10:30.

Showtime also announced that the fourth and final season of period drama “The Tudors” launches on Sunday, April 11 at 9 p.m.

As for AandE, “The Jacksons: A Family Dynasty” premieres on Sunday, Dec. 13 with two back-to-back one-hour episodes starting at 9 p.m. The show settles into its regular Sunday night 10 p.m. slot the following week.

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