Who else is giddy with excitement about fall TV?! While I'm still committed to my favorite series (Once Upon A Time, Castle, Grimm, Sleepy Hollow, iZombie, etc.), I love watching new shows and getting addicted to the new storylines.
There are a ton of new TV shows hitting the small screen this year, so these are the ones I'm hoping are really, really good: Blindspot, Quantico, Scream Queens, Heroes Reborn, and Supergirl.
Even though it's not a new show, I feel like I should mention that The Mindy Project is returning on Hulu starting on September 15.
A woman (Jaimie Alexander) is found naked in Times Square, covered in fresh tattoos and with no idea who she is. So why is FBI Agent Kurt Weller's (Sullivan Stapleton) name on her back? The FBI discovers that each tattoo contains a clue to a crime they will have to solve. (NBS, Mondays at 10pm EST, starting September 21)
Blood and Oil
Billy and Cody Lefever (Chase Crawford and Rebecca Rittenhouse) dream of a new life and move to "The Bakken" in North Dakota, booming after the biggest oil discovery in American history. They’re soon pitted against a ruthless tycoon (Don Johnson) who forces them to put everything on the line, including their marriage. (ABC, Sundays at 9pm EST, starting September 27)
This intense medical drama is set in the busiest ER in the nation, where Code Black situations—when there are more patients than personnel or resources to treat them all—occur an unimaginable 300 days a year. Starring Marcia Gay Harden, Luis Guzman, and Raza Jaffrey. (CBS, Wednesdays at 10pm EST, starting September 30)
A diverse group of recruits has arrived at the FBI Quantico Base for training. They are the best, the brightest and the most vetted, so it seems impossible that one of them is suspected of masterminding the biggest attack on New York City since 9/11. Starring Priyanka Chopra, Jake McLaughlin, and Aunjanue Ellis. (ABC, Sundays at 10pm EST, starting September 27)
It's about a private pathologist named Dr. Beaumont Rosewood Jr. (Morris Chestnut), who works in Miami, where he is highly in demand with law enforcement because he has a knack for finding secrets in bodies that others usually miss. Also starring Domenick Lombardozzi, Lorraine Toussaint, Anna Konckle, (FOX, Wednesdays at 8pm EST, starting September 23)
From the executive producers of The Blacklist comes this action-packed Las Vegas-set thriller.Wesley Snipes is the pit boss for a high-stakes game, where an organization of wealthy individuals gamble on the ability of former military operative turned security expert Alex Kane (Philip Winchester) to stop some of the biggest crimes imaginable from playing out. (NBS, Thursdays at 10pm EST, starting September 24)
The show focuses on two LAPD detectives as they search for a pair of romantically-linked serial killers terrorizing the Sunset Strip in L.A. Police detectives, journalists, drug dealers, and club-goers form alliances in order to expose a serial killer. Starring Ed Westwick, Erika Christensen, Jeremy Sisto, and Taissa Farmiga. (ABC, Tuesdays at 10pm EST, starting October 27)
Angel From Hell
Allison (Maggie Lawson), a doctor, is organized and perfect, but her life is derailed when she meets brash, outspoken Amy (Jane Lynch), who claims to be her guardian angel in this comedy about an unlikely friendship. (CBS, Thursdays at 9:30pm EST, starting November 5)
Rebecca Bunch (Rachel Bloom) is a single woman in pursuit of her longtime soul mate Josh, who dumped her while they were dating in high school in 2005. It's now 2015 and she restarts her pursuit of Josh after she spots him in New York City. When he tells her that he is moving to California, Rebecca decides to move there as well, hoping for a fresh start. (CW, Mondays at 8pm EST, starting October 12)
Ken Jeong plays Dr. Ken, a brilliant physician with no bedside manner. He is always trying to be a good doctor, as well as a good husband and dad to his two kids. Luckily, his therapist wife Allison (Suzy Nakamura) is just the right partner to keep things sane. (ABC, Fridays at 8:30pm EST, starting October 2)
The series details the life of a recently divorced bachelor Jimmy (John Stamos) and restaurant owner who just discovered that he has a son, Gerald (Josh Peck). But that's not the only surprise: he also has a granddaughter, too, thanks to a one-night stand the son had with a woman. (FOX, Tuesdays at 8pm EST, starting September 29)
Scream Queens is a horror-comedy series created by Ryan Murphy that takes place at Kappa House, the most sought-after sorority, which is ruled by Chanel Oberlin (Emma Roberts). But when anti-Kappa Sean Cathy Munsch (Jamie Lee Curtis) decrees that sorority pledging must be open to all students and not just the elite, all hell breaks loose as a devil-clad killer begins wrecking havoc. Also starring Lea Michele, Abigail Breslin, Keke Palmer, Nick Jonas, Ariana Grande, and more. (FOX, Tuesdays at 8pm EST, starting September 22) P.S. - These Entertainment Weekly character posters are creepy but awesome.
FANTASY / SCI-FI
A year ago, a terrorist attack in Odessa, Texas left the city decimated. Blamed for the tragic event, those with extraordinary abilities are in hiding or on the run from those with nefarious motives. It's an upcoming 13-episode miniseries featuring previous characters and new ones. (NBS, Thursdays at 8pm EST, starting September 24)
Inspired by the movie, this is an action thriller about a man (Jake McDorman), who discovers a mysterious drug that allows him to access 100% of his brain and ends up using his new abilities for the greater good. Also starring Jennifer Carpenter. (CBS, Tuesdays at 10pm EST, starting September 22)
Set in 2065 Washington D.C., the series will follow Dash (Stark Sands), a Precog, who has the ability to predict crimes. Unfortunately, the Pre-Crime Unit was dismantled in 2054, forcing law enforcement to rely on newer methods to fight crime. Now, Dash is using his ability to assist Detective Lara Vega (Meagon Good) in preventing crimes, while trying to keep his gift from being revealed. (FOX, Mondays at 9pm EST, starting September 21)
Twenty-four-year-old Kara Zor-El (Melissa Benoist), who was taken in by the Danvers family when she was 13 after being sent away from Krypton, must learn to embrace her powers after previously hiding them. The Danvers family teaches Kara to be careful with her powers, until she has to reveal them during an unexpected disaster, setting her on her journey of heroism. (CBS, Mondays at 89:30pm EST, starting October 26)
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