Friday, December 28, 2018

TV billboards entertaining L.A.'s December 2018 skies...

There's never a dull moment in the skies of L.A., especially when it comes to TV offerings. Here's a collection of the new television shows, returning favourites and comedy specials vying for passersby attention in the city skyline this December 2018.

TV billboards
Ron Funches Giggle Fit unicorn billboard
First up, who doesn't want to start the New Year with some laughter and it looks like Comedy Central has just what the doctor, or vet, ordered in the form of new stand-up specials from the likes of Ron Funches, James Davis, Chris Distefano and Roy Wood Jr.
Comedy Central January StandUp unicorn billboard
And to make these comedians even more appealing they come with an extra helping of unicorns, who can resist that?!?
James Davis Live from town unicorn billboard
Earlier in December Canadian comic Jon Dore was posing some big questions and huge answers in his comedy special.
Big Questions Huge Answers Jon Dore billboard
Plus Comedy Central was shining a spotlight on its adult animated offering to keep people entertained over the festive season.
Animation Lives on Comedy Central billboard
Netflix continued to deliver big names on the stand-up circuit, this time Ellen DeGeneres with her first comedy special in years (which obviously came with a huge paycheck).
Ellen Degeneres Relatable Netflix special billboard
Plus British comic Russell Brand was experiencing Re:Birth on the subscription streaming platform this month.
Russell Brand ReBirth billboard
In the world of true crime documentary series, Netflix was adapting John Grisham's only non-fiction book with The Innocent Man.
Innocent Man docu-series billboard
And was delivering more serialised science fiction with the third season of Travelers starring Eric McCormack.
Travelers season 3 billboard
And speaking of sci-fi, The CW was trying their luck again with the second adaptation of Melinda Metz's Roswell High book series, this time the alien romance series is called Roswell, New Mexico.
Roswell New Mexico series launch billboard
Over on streaming platform Hulu, Marvel's teenage Runaways were back for a sophomore season of fighting their crooked parents, falling in love and learning how to use their gifts.
Runaways season 2 billboard
Meanwhile NBC will be reviving the cop comedy Brooklyn Nine-Nine for a sixth season after it was axed after its fifth season by Fox.
Brooklyn Nine Nine season 6 billboard
Plus Dwayne Johnson will be bringing The Titan Games to the small screen for a sports gameshow battle of strength, endurance and skill.
Titan Games series premiere billboard
Oscar-winner Mahershala Ali was also getting the super-sized treatment this month for his starring role in the forthcoming third season of HBO's True Detective crime anthology series.
Mahershala Ali True Detective season 3 billboard
Over on Fox, Seth MacFarlane and the crew of The Orville were ready to blast off for second season of outer space comedy.
Orville season 2 billboard
Plus Justin Cronin's supernatural book trilogy was being adapted for the small screen for the New Year with The Passage.
The Passage series premiere billboard
And because there aren't enough singing talent competition shows, The Masked Singer is trying to offer something different in having celebrities do the singing in disguise.
Masked Singer series premiere billboard
Chris Pine is venturing to the small screen in 2019 with the new six-part mini-series, I Am the Night, based on a true story of a woman (played by India Eisley) investigating her past and discovering a connection to the Black Dahlia killing.
I Am the Night miniseries billboard
Meanwhile Project Blue Book was delving into the mysteries of UFOs with a new drama over on the History channel.
Project Blue Book series premiere billboard
And with all the atrocities happening at the U.S. border due to this administration's horrific practices and xenophobia, Discovery was getting closer to the human stories with Border Live.
Border Live series premiere billboard
Meanwhile in the world of surreal stop-motion dark comedy, Adult Swim was offering up The Shivering Truth this December.
Shivering Truth series premiere billboard
Plus over on TruTV Jon Glaser Loves Gear was taking the plunge in the skies for a second season.
Jon Glaser Loves Gear season 2 billboard
And Andrea Savage was back for more unfiltered comic lessons in marriage and motherhood in the sophomore season of I'm Sorry.
Im Sorry season 2 billboard
Whilst Mom, starring Allison Janney and Anna Faris, was getting some outdoor support for weeknight re-runs of their sitcom.
Mom sitcom billboard
As you can see there was lots of new drama, comedy, gameshows and documentary series trying to catch your eye this month.

TV awards consideration billboards
Insecure season 3 HBO FYC billboard
Early in December the Golden Globe and SAG Award nominations were announced, so shows went from campaigning for consideration, like HBO's third season of Insecure, to supporting nominations like the debut season of Homecoming starring Julia Roberts.
Homecoming season 1 Golden Globes billboard
Plus Netflix was using all its recently purchased Sunset Strip billboards to support its awards nominees, like the second season of money-laundering drama Ozark.
Ozark season 2 FYC billboard
Plus British import Bodyguard, starring Richard Madden, was also in the spotlight with its two Golden Globe nominations.
Bodyguard Golden Globe nominee billboard
Plus Netflix's 1980s dramedy about female wrestlers, GLOW, was also trying to garner support for its sophomore season.
GLOW season 2 Golden Globe nominee billboard
Just when you thought all the holiday excitement was over, in Hollywood we'll be launching in to awards season, so there's no rest for the wicked with all these consideration billboards campaigning in the crowded city skyline.

Make sure you compare this selection with last December's TV billboards and come back at the end of January 2019 for more snapshots from around the streets and skies of La La Land.

In the meantime keep bingeing and watching TV to your heart's delight...

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