What’s Premiering This Week (Jan. 20-Jan. 26)

CBS All Access’ Star Trek: Picard and Comedy Central’s Awkwafina is Nora from Queens highlight the new shows premiering on cable and streaming services this week.

Star Trek: Picard, which debuts Jan. 23, returns Patrick Stewart to the Star Trek universe as the series begins several decades after the Star Trek: The Next Generation series and films, according to the streaming service.

Awkwafina is Nora From Queens premieres Jan 22 and stars Nora “Awkwafina” Lum in an autobiographical scripted series of her life growing up in Queens.

Below are video trailers and premiere dates for several shows debuting this week on cable networks and streaming services (for some videos, viewer discretion is advised):

Jan. 20 -- Carter (drama) -- WGN

Jan. 21 -- Project Blue Book (returning series) -- History

Jan. 23 -- The Bold Type (returning series) -- Freeform

Jan. 23 -- October Faction (drama) -- Netflix

Jan. 24 -- Chilling Adventures of Sabrina (returning series) -- Netflix

Jan. 24 -- Shrill (returning series) -- Hulu

Jan. 26 -- Our Cartoon President (animation) -- Showtime

R. Thomas Umstead

R. Thomas Umstead serves as senior content producer, programming for Multichannel News, Broadcasting + Cable and Next TV. During his more than 30-year career as a print and online journalist, Umstead has written articles on a variety of subjects ranging from TV technology, marketing and sports production to content distribution and development. He has provided expert commentary on television issues and trends for such TV, print, radio and streaming outlets as Fox News, CNBC, the Today show, USA Today, The New York Times and National Public Radio. Umstead has also filmed, produced and edited more than 100 original video interviews, profiles and news reports featuring key cable television executives as well as entertainers and celebrity personalities.