By Talia Avakian
December 30, 2016
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Even a terrible movie can be an entertaining way to spend a flight.

As we head into the new year, here are the television shows and movies you can expect on major U.S. airlines.

Southwest Airlines

  • New Movies: Pete's Dragon, Storks, and Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children.
  • New Live TV channels: ESPN, ESPN 2, Disney Channel, FX, and CNN.
  • New TV Shows: Updated episodes of Chopped, Island Life, Bizarre Foods: Delicious Destinations, and Flip or Flop.

American Airlines

  • New Movies: Pete's Dragon, Kubo and the Two Strings, Florence Foster Jenkins, The Hollars, Suicide Squad, Morgan, Don't Breathe, Jason Bourne, War Dogs, Snowden, Anthropoid.


  • New Movies: Denial, The Disappointments Room, The Queen of Katwe, Storks, Bridget Jones' Baby, Jack Reacher: Never Go Back, Miss Peregrin's Home for Peculiar Children, The Magnificent Seven, Deepwater Horizon, Mr. Church, Julie and Julia, The Devil Wears Prada, It's Complicated, Hppe Springs, THe Bridges of Madison County, The Music of Strangers, El Ciudadano Ilustre (The Distinguished Citizen), Entre Idas a Vindas (Back and Forth), Bienvenue a Marly-Gomont (The African Doctor), Alba, Call of Heroes, Your Name, My Love Sinema, Desperate Sunflowers, Tunnel.
  • New TV Shows: CNBC Conversations, How to Build Everything, The BIg Bang Theory, The Good Place, You, Me, and the Apocalypse, Predict My Future: The Science of Us, Secrets of China, Channel Zero, Designated Survivor, Falling Water, The Flash, The Last Kingdom, Headspace, Kids Baking Championship, Property Brothers, Rob & Chyna, StoryCorps, Chelsea FC: Meet the Players who make The Blues, The Getaway, JEt Set, El Mariachi, Genuine of Japan, Before and After, Experiencing Akita—Discovering the Delicacies, Mighty Magiswords, Gaturro, Leoncito Alado (Winged Lion), Toobys, High Maintenance, Class Divide, Ray Donovan.

Virgin America