January is almost over already which is a scary thought, but this month the skies of L.A. were graced with a wealth of new TV show billboards all hoping to capture an audience in the increasingly competitive worlds of network, cable and streaming television. Here's a collection of the cool TV billboards which caught my magpie eye at the start of 2016.
Such a cool ad creative and that reflective sunglasses deign really is a design trope when it comes to TV and shows and films, for example this Aquarius TV billboard and this Brooklyn Nine-Nine billboard.
They did have a spark of imagination though, as to promote the show they've had Pink Ladies and T-Birds dancing on the Grease Live billboard this week, so be sure to take a look at my Daily Billboard Blog.
Freeform's Shadowhunters: The Mortal Instruments).
This season comic book characters continue to enjoy life on the small screen, with 'Lucifer' from DC Comics Vertigo imprint getting a new procedural series with Tom Ellis in the hot seat as the devil himself living in the City of Angels.
billboards for Outsiders.
Fox comedy The Grinder too.
Meanwhile the Idiot Sitter went from web series to Comedy Central series this month, with a straight-and-narrow young woman hired to babysit a mega-rich brat (no doubt suffering from affluenza) placed under house arrest in her millionaire father's mansion.
Plus Netflix also showed their support for their ladies prison dramedy, Orange is the New Black, now in its third season.
And the Globes weren't the only party in town this month, as the Critics' Choice Awards merged their TV and film awards ceremonies into one big event for the first time, hosts by T. J. Miller, who was far kinder to his audience than Ricky Gervais.
Stay tuned in the days to come for another roundup of all the returning TV series gracing L.A.'s skyline this past month too...