[12/11/08 - 01:09 PM] A&E Mainstays, Sci Fi's "Relicquest" Latest January Entries By The Futon Critic Staff (TFC)
LOS ANGELES (thefutoncritic.com) -- A&E and Sci Fi are expanding their January slates, network sources have confirmed today.
The latter will serve up newcomer "RelicQuest" on Wednesday, January 21 at 10:00/9:00c following new episodes of "Ghost Hunters International" (now billed as season 1.75). The series, hosted by Bruce Burgess, "travels the globe in search of some of history's greatest relics and artifacts."
As previously announced, "Battlestar Galactica" kicks off its swan song on Friday, January 16 at 10:00/9:00c. Also keep an eye out for "Battlestar Galactica: The Top 10 Things You Need to Know" (formerly known as "Essential Elements") on Sunday, January 11 at 11:00/10:00c.
A&E will also be busy in January with the return of "Paranormal State" (Mondays at 10:00/9:00c starting January 19)* and "The First 48" (Thursdays at 9:00/8:00c starting January 1) as well as the previously announced new drama "The Beast" (Thursdays at 10:00/9:00c starting January 15).
The trio will join original episodes of "Intervention" (Mondays at 9:00/8:00c starting December 15) and "Manhunters: Fugitive Task Force" (Tuesdays at 10:00/9:00c).
And finally starting February 4, "Dog the Bounty Hunter" offers up new episodes at 10:00/9:00c followed by newcomer "The Exterminators."
As always, you can track all of the new and returning series this January - and beyond - using our Winter Guide.
* a typo in the original article listed "Paranormal State's" return as January 26