Entertainment New TV shows for sci-fi and fantasy fans, from 'The X-Files' reboot to 'DC's Legends of Tomorrow’ By SCOTT A. ROSENBERG Updated December 3, 2015 10:29 PM Print Share fbShare Tweet Email If you're a fan of offbeat sci-fi and fantasy, you're in luck. The winter TV season is loaded with shows that will likely appeal. Check it out: 'The Wiz Live!' Photo Credit: NBC/ Virginia Sherwood The Tony-winning musical inspired by "The Wizard of Oz" is brought to the small screen with a star-studded cast including Queen Latifah, David Alan Grier, Ne-Yo and other stars. Dec. 3, 8 p.m. NBC/4. 'The Expanse' Photo Credit: Syfy / Rafy In a future where Mars is inhabited and the Asteroid Belt is the biggest source of resources, there's growing tension between Earth and Mars, and a woman being sought after by a detective and ship's captain might be the key to a major conspiracy. Starring Thomas Jane, Shohreh Aghdashloo and Cas Anvar. Dec. 14, 10 p.m. Syfy. 'Childhood's End' Photo Credit: Syfy / Narelle Portanier Arthur C. Clarke's classic science-fiction novel about an alien invasion is adapted as a three-night, six-hour miniseries starring Charles Dance, Mike Vogel, Daisy Betts, Julian McMahon, Yael Stone and Colm Meaney. Dec. 14, 8 p.m. Syfy. 'The Shannara Chronicles' Photo Credit: MTV The popular Terry Brooks fantasy novels are brought to life in this new series set in the future, where a group of three heroes have to save the world from demons. The show was developed for television by Alfred Gough and Miles Millar, who also worked together on "Smallville" and "Into the Badlands," now airing on AMC. Jan. 5, 10 p.m. MTV. 'Second Chance' Photo Credit: FOX A washed up, formerly corrupt sheriff dies and is resurrected by ultra-rich social networking mogul twins. His new young self (played by Robert Kazinsky, "True Blood") has special powers and a second chance, but will he use that to fix his past or continue in his old ways? Jan. 13, 9 p.m. Fox/5. 'Colony' Photo Credit: USA Network / Paul Drinkwater "Lost" producer Carlton Cuse and Ryan Condal co-created this new sci-fi series set in the future in Los Angeles, where the city is being occupied and a mother and father are looking to get their son back while defying the occupation. But the only way to do that might mean they have to turn their back on the rebels. Starring Josh Holloway, Sarah Wayne Callies and Peter Jacobson. Jan. 14, 10 p.m. USA. 'DC's Legends of Tomorrow' Photo Credit: The CW / Jordan Nuttall The incredibly successful DC Comics universe on The CW is getting another spinoff. Time traveler Rip Hunter (Arthur Darvill) assembles a team of superheroes and villains to save the world from the immortal Vandal Savage (Casper Crump). Also starring Victor Garber, Brandon Routh, Caity Lotz, Dominic Purcell, Wentworth Miller, Ciara Renée, Falk Hentschel and Franz Drameh. Jan. 21, 8 p.m. CW/11. 'The X-Files' Photo Credit: FOX/ Ed Araquel Lets offer a fond welcome back to FBI special agents Dana Scully (Gillian Anderson) and Fox Mulder (David Duchovny) as the cult-favorite series returns for a new set of supernatural mysteries. Jan. 24, 10 p.m. Fox/5. 'Lucifer' Photo Credit: FOX / John P. Fleenor Another DC Comics' adaptation, Lucifer was created by Neil Gaiman in the comic "Sandman" and was featured in a long-running spinoff from Mike Carey. The series follows Lucifer (Tom Ellis), the Lord of Hell, who runs a nightclub and helps out the Los Angeles Police Department as a consultant. Jan. 25, 9 p.m. Fox/5. 'The Magicians' Photo Credit: Syfy / Lorenzo Agius Based on a trilogy of novels from Brooklyn author Lev Grossman, this fantasy series follows Quentin Coldwater (Jason Ralph), who is going to learn magic at Brakebills University. Jan. 25, 9 p.m. Syfy. By SCOTT A. ROSENBERG Share on Facebook Share on Twitter More on this topic Attention, Hulu subscribers: You should be watching these showsCheck out this sampling of 10 excellent TV shows. Best new movies and shows on Netflix in DecemberTime to hit the couch. The best Christmas movies to stream nowIt's time for holiday music, holiday parties and most important of all: holiday movies. Comments We're revamping our Comments section. Learn more and share your input.