The Path (Image: Hulu)

As the eternal garbage fire of 2016 sails, Viking-like, away from us once and for all, the need for constant distraction from the world’s condition remains as pressing as ever. Luckily, Hulu has released its schedule of January releases, the better to keep our latest New Year’s resolution (“Spend a couple minutes a day not screaming about everything that’s going wrong”) intact.

The service is offering up the usual mix of pleasantly distracting season and series premieres, including The Bachelor, Scandal, and newcomers like Fox’s The Mick and NBC’s bizarre-looking Wizard Of Oz project, Emerald City. January also marks the return of Hulu Original The Path, featuring more cultish soul-searching from Aaron Paul, Hugh Dancy, and Michelle Monaghan.

Over on the movie front, the pickings are a little more slim, although all four Lethal Weapons, and the latter two Beverly Hills Cop movies, are on hand to sate your cravings for smart-mouthed cops, while both Hostel films are there for those who want to revel in fictional depravity for a change. If you’re looking for some real torture, though, the service is also offering up Norm Of The North, number 2 on our list of the year’s worst films. Is it as “tedious, witless, and pointless” as we claimed? There’s only one, presumably unpleasant, way to find out!

You can see the full list of titles coming to and departing from Hulu next month below. Entries with (*Showtime) next to them require a Showtime package.

Available January 1:

Chowder: Complete Seasons 1-3

The Powerpuff Girls (Classic): Complete Seasons 1-6

Wasted: Complete Season One

Across the Universe

Amelie

The Amityville Horror (2005)

Annie Hall

Baby Boom

Bad Girls From Mars

Beverly Hills Cop 2

Beverly Hills Cop 3

Beverly Hills Vamp

Black Sheep

Blaze You Out

Blow Away

Blue Hill Avenue

Boxcar Bertha

The Brady Bunch Movie

The Burbs

Bug

Cold War

Craig Ferguson: Does This Need To Be Said?

Cruel Intentions

Curse Of The Starving Class

Deadly Blessing

Dracula 3000

Duma

The Eternal

Explorers

Extreme Justice

Eyes Of An Angel

Footloose

Gargoyles: Wings of Darkness

Happily N’Ever After

Happily N’Ever After 2

Jackass Number Two

Jackass: The Movie

Jeepers Creepers 2

Jesus’ Son

King Kong

Leaving Las Vegas

Lethal Weapon

Lethal Weapon 2

Lethal Weapon 3

Lethal Weapon 4

The Long Riders

Man In The Moon

Mission Impossible

Mutant Species

Norm Of The North

Open Season

The Piano

Primal Fear

Promised Land

The Relic

Runaway Bride

Senorita Justice

Shooters

Silent Tongue

Six Weeks

Sleepy Hollow

South Park: Bigger, Longer & Uncut

Split Image

The Spy Next Door

Stephen King’s Graveyard Shift

Stephen King’s Silver Bullet

Teresa’s Tattoo

Trading Places

Transporter 3

Trekkies

Trekkies 2

Trucks

The Untouchables

Vanilla Sky

A Very Brady Sequel

War Games

What’s Cooking?

Witness

Available January 2:

Beyond: Complete Season One

The Mick: Series Premiere

To Tell The Truth: Season Two Premiere

Available January 3:

The Bachelor: Season Twenty-One Premiere

The Celebrity Apprentice: Season Eight Premiere

It’s Always Sunny In Philadelphia: Complete Season Eleven

Love The Coopers (2015) (*Showtime)

Available January 4:

Bones: Season Twelve Premiere

Available January 6:

Nashville: Season Five Premiere

Available January 7:

Emerald City: Series Premiere

Grimm: Season 6 Premiere

Sleepy Hollow: Season Four Premiere

Available January 8:

Burnt (*Showtime)

Available January 9:

Match Game: Season Two Premiere

Secret in their Eyes (*Showtime)

Available January 10:

Amazing World Of Gumball: Complete Season Four

Available January 13:

My Kitchen Rules: Series Premiere

Bird People (2014)

Available January 15:

Bridge of Spies (*Showtime)

Available January 16:

Clarence: Complete Season Two

Homeland: Season 6 Premiere (*Showtime)

Available January 17:

Real Housewives Of Potomac: Complete Season One

Available January 19:

What Happened…Ms. Sykes

Available January 20:

Scandal: Season 6 Premiere

Available January 22:

Where to Invade Next

Available January 23:

The Choice

Available January 25:

The Path: Season Two Premiere

Available January 27:

Days and Nights

Dirty Grandpa

Roseanne for President

Available January 28:

Hostel

Hostel: Part 2

Available January 30:

The Affair: Season Three Finale (*Showtime)

Regular Show: Complete Season 7B

Leaving January 31:

Apocalypse Now

Apocalypse Now Redux

Bolero

Charlie’s Angels: Full Throttle

The Cutting Edge

Enter the Ninja

Good Will Hunting

Hammett

Hoosiers

One from the Heart

Punch Drunk Love

Quigley down Under

Rounders

Sling Blade

Top Secret!

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