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So the new fall season is upon us. And it's a bitch to make a thread for every one. So I'm tossing a list out here, and if you saw something on the list, comment about it. If it deserves its own thread - well it'll be obvious that it needs one.


24: Legacy

Premieres: Mondays at 8/7c midseason

Stars: Corey Hawkins, Miranda Otto, Jimmy Smits Producers: Howard Gordon, Brian Grazer, Manny Coto, Evan Katz, Stephen Hopkins, Kiefer Sutherland Premise: Former Army Ranger Eric Carter (Hawkins), the new Jack Bauer, turns to the CTU to try to stop a terrorist attack. The series will adopt the same real-time format as the original series, but will consist of only 12 episodes like 2014's event series 24: Live Another Day.


American Housewife

ABC Premieres: Tuesday, Oct. 11 at 8:30 PM

Stars: Katie Mixon, Diedrich Bader, Ali Wong Producer: Sarah Dunn Premise: Mixon stars as Katie Otto, an unapologetic mother of three raising her family in the wealthy town of Westport, Connecticut that's full of "perfect" families.



FOX Premieres: Mondays at 9/8c midseason

Stars: Justin Kirk, Natalie Martinez, Eric Winter, Ernie Hudson, Taylor Handley, Tamberla Perry, Caitlin Stasey Producers: Matt Nix, Len Wiseman, Dennis Kim, Todd Hoffman, Robert Friedman Premise: Tech billionaire Gideon Reeves (Kirk) takes over the Chicago Police Department to fix the rampant corruption and cover-ups.



The Blacklist: Redemption

NBC Premieres: Midseason

Stars: Famke Janssen, Ryan Eggold, Edi Gathegi, Tawny Cypress Producers: Jon Bokenkamp, John Eisendrath, John Fox, John Davis Premise: This spin-off of The Blacklist will follow Tom Keen (Eggold) as he teams up with Susan "Scottie" Hargrave (Janssen), whom he discovered is his mother on the mothership. Scottie is the head of Grey Matters, a covert mercenary task force that handles cases the government won't touch.



CBS Premieres: Tuesday, Sep. 20 at 9:00 PM

Stars: Michael Weatherly, Freddy Rodriguez, Geneva Carr, Chris Jackson, Jaime Lee Kirchner and Annabelle Attanasio Producers: Paul Attanasio, Dr. Phil McGraw, Jay McGraw, Steven Spielberg, Justin Falvey and Darryl Frank Premise: NCIS alum Michael Weatherly stars as Dr. Phil on the series, which will follow McGraw's early career as a trial consultant. McGraw will produce with his son Jay.


Chicago Justice

NBC Premieres: Sundays at 9/8c midseason

Stars: Philip Winchester, Carl Weathers, Nazneen Contractor, Joelle Carter, Ryan-James Hatanaka Producers: Dick Wolf, Peter Jankowski, Matt Olmstead, Derek Haas, Michael Brandt, Arthur ‎Forney Premise: The fourth series in Dick Wolf's lucrative Chicago franchise takes viewers inside the Windy City's State's Attorney's office. The series was introduced as a backdoor pilot in an episode of Chicago P.D. in May.




ABC Premieres: Monday, Oct. 3 at 10:00 PM

Stars: Hayley Atwell, Eddie Cahill, Shawn Ashmore, Merrin Dungey, Emily Kinney, Manny Montana, Daniel DiTomasso Producers: Liz Friedman, Liz Friedlander, Mark Gordon Premise: Former ne'er-do-well first daughter Hayes Morrison (Atwell) gets blackmailed into working for New York District Attorney Wayne Wallis' (Cahill) Conviction Integrity Unit, where she has to turn over wrongful convictions.



Designated Survivor

ABC Premieres: Wednesday, Sep. 21 at 10:00 PM

Stars: Kiefer Sutherland, Natascha McElhone, Maggie Q, Kal Penn, Adan Canto, Italia Ricci, LaMonica Garrett, Tanner Buchanan Producers: David Guggenheim, Simon Kinberg, Kiefer Sutherland, Mark Gordon, Nick Pepper, Suzan Bymel, Aditya Sood Premise: Sutherland stars as Tom Kirkman, a lower cabinet member who becomes president after an attack on Washington kills everyone ahead of him in the line of succession.





CBS Premieres: Midseason

Stars: Katherine Heigl, Steven Pasquale, Laverne Cox, Dulé Hill, Dreama Walker, Elliott Gould, Kobi Libii Producers: Tony Phelan, Joan Rater, Carl Beverly, Sarah Timberman Premise: Heigl stars as a defense attorney who falls for her client, who may or may not be guilty of a horrifying crime.




Downward Dog

ABC Premieres: Midseason

Stars: Allison Tolman, Lucas Neff, Mo Collins Producers: Samm Hodges, Michael Killen Premise: Tolman is the human star, but the show is told from the point of view of her character Nan's dog.




Emerald City

NBC Premieres: Midseason

Stars: Adria Arjona, Oliver Jackson-Cohen, Vincent D’Onofrio, Joely Richardson, Florence Kasumba Producers: David Schulner, Shaun Cassidy Premise: An dark, edgy reimagining of the Land of Oz book series, the fantasy series stars Arjona as Dorothy Gale and D’Onofrio plays The Wizard.



The Exorcist

FOX Premieres: Friday, Sep. 23 at 9:00 PM

Stars: Geena Davis, Alfonso Herrera, Ben Daniels, Brianne Howey, Hannah Kasulka, Alan Ruck, Kurt Egyiawan Producers: Jeremy Slater, Rolin Jones, James Robinson, Barbara Wall, David Robinson, Rupert Wyatt Premise: The horror remake follows two men who try to help the Rance family's case of demonic possession. Davis takes on the Ellen Burstyn role from the film as the family matriarch. Howey and Kasulka play the Rance daughters.




CW Premieres: Wednesday, Oct. 5 at 9:00 PM

Stars: Peyton List, Riley Smith, Mekhi Phifer, Lenny Jacobson, Anthony Ruivivar, Devin Kelley, Daniel Bonjour Producers: Jeremy Carver, Toby Emmerich, John Rickard, Dan Lin, Jennifer Gwartz Premise: A remake of the 2000 film starring Dennis Quaid and Jim Caviezel, the series will star List as a detective in 2016 who discovers she can speak via a ham radio to her estranged father, who died in 1996 and was also a detective. They team up to solve a cold case with a "butterfly effect" on the present day.



The Good Place

NBC Premieres: Monday, Sep. 19 at 10:00 PM

Stars: Kristen Bell, Ted Danson, Jameela Jamil, William Jackson Harper, Manny Jacinto, D'Arcy Carden Producers: Mike Schur, David Miner Premise: When Eleanor (Bell) realizes that she's not a very good person, she gets a chance to start anew with the help of Michael (Danson) in the afterlife.



The Great Indoors

CBS Premieres: Thursday, Oct. 27 at 8:30 PM

Stars: Joel McHale, Stephen Fry, Chris Williams, Shaun Brown, Christopher Mintz-Plasse, Christine Ko, Susannah Fielding Producers: Mike Gibbons, Chris Harris Premise: An adventure reporter (McHale) must adapt to his new job managing millennials in the digital department of a magazine.



Great News

NBC Premieres: Midseason


Stars: Briga Heelan, Andrea Martin, Adam Campbell, Kimrie Lewis-Davis, John Michael Higgins, Horatio Sanz Producers: Tracey Wigfield, Tina Fey, Robert Carlock, David Miner Premise: A news producer (Heelan) can't escape her mom (Martin), who decides to intern at her TV station.



Imaginary Mary

ABC Premieres: Midseason

Stars: Jenna Elfman, Stephen Schneider, Rachel Dratch Producers: Adam F. Goldberg, David Guarascio, Doug Robinson Premise: After meeting the love of her life and his three kids, a woman (Elfman) suddenly starts interacting with her childhood imaginary friend (voiced by Dratch).




Kevin Can Wait

CBS Premieres: Monday, Sep. 19 at 8:30 P

Stars: Kevin James, Erinn Hayes, Taylor Spreitler, Mary-Charles Jones, James Digiacomo, Ryan Cartwright Producers: Bruce Helford, Rock Reuben, Jeff Sussman, Andy Fickman Premise: The King of Queens star returns to CBS, this time playing a retire



Lethal Weapon

FOX Premieres: Wednesday, Sep. 21 at 8:00 PM

Stars: Damon Wayans, Sr., Clayne Crawford, Jordana Brewster, Kevin Rahm, Keesha Sharp Producers: Matt Miller, McG, Dan Lin, Jennifer Gwartz Premise: A remake of the beloved film franchise, Wayans is your new Roger Murtaugh of the LAPD and Crawford is your new Martin Riggs, a former Navy SEAL who moves from Texas to L.A. after losing his wife and child.




CBS Premieres: Friday, Sep. 23 at 8:00 PM

Stars: Lcas Till, George Eads Producers: Peter Lenkov, Henry Winkler, Lee Zlotoff, James Wan, Michael Clear Premise: Till plays the titular problem-solver in the reboot, which follows 20-something MacGyver as he starts a clandestine organization to prevent disasters from happening.



Making History

FOX Premieres: Sundays at 8:30/7:30c midseason

Stars: Adam Pally, Leighton Meester, Yassir Lester Producers: Phil Lord, Chris Miller, Julius "Goldie" Sharpe, Seth Cohen Premise: Pally, Meester and Lester play three friends who travel through time while trying to get through their everyday lives in the present.



Man With A Plan

CBS Premieres: Monday, Oct. 24 at 8:30 PM

Stars: Matt LeBlanc, Jessica Chaffin, Matt Cook, Grace Kaufman, Hala Finley, Matthew McCann Producers: Jeff and Jackie Filgo, Matt LeBlanc, Michael Rotenberg, Troy Zien Premise: A contractor (LeBlanc) becomes a stay-at-home dad when his wife returns to work and discovers that his kids are the worst.




NBC Premieres: Midseason


Stars: Marlon Wayans, Essence Atkins, Notlim Taylor, Amir O'Neil, Bresha Webb, Diallo Riddle Producers: Christopher Moynihan, Marlon Wayans, Rick Alvarez, Michael Rotenberg, Andy Ackerman Premise: Based on Wayans' life, the sitcom stars the comedian as an internet celebrity who's trying to co-parent with his ex-wife.



The Mick

FOX Premieres: Tuesdays at 8:30/7:30c midseason

Stars: Kaitlin Olson, Sofia Black-D'Elia, Thomas Barbusca, Jack Stanton, Carla Jimenez, Susan Park Producers: John Chernin, Dave Chernin, Nick Frenkel, Oly Obst, Randall Einhorn Premise: Olson plays Mackenzie "The Mick" Murphy, an irresponsible hustler has to raise her bratty, rich nieces and nephews after her sister and brother-in-law flee the country to avoid federal charges.



Midnight, Texas

NBC Premieres: Midseason

Stars: François Arnaud, Dylan Bruce, Parisa Fitz-Henley, Arielle Kebbel, Sarah Ramos, Peter Mensah, Yul Vazquez, Sean Bridgers Producers: Monica Owusu-Breen, David Janollari, Niels Arden Oplev Premise: Based on the book trilogy by True Blood author Charlaine Harris, the drama is set in the titular town, which is populated with vampires, witches, werewolves, psychics and hit men who band together against outsiders.



No Tomorrow

CW Premieres: Monday, Oct. 10 at 9:00 PM

Stars: Tori Anderson, Josh Sasse, Sarayu Blue, Amy Pietz, Jesse Rath, Jonathan Langdon Producers: Corinne Brinkerhoff, Maggie Friedman, Scott McCabe, Tory Stanton, Ben Silverman Premise: Based on a Brazilian format, the comedy focuses on procurement manager (Anderson) who falls for a man (Sasse) who lives every day like it's his last. Together, they try to fulfill every item on their bucket lists.




ABC Premieres: Thursday, Sep. 22 at 9:00 PM

Stars: Piper Perabo, Daniel Sunjata, Ryan Guzman, Kevin Zegers, J. August Richards, Aimee Teegarden Producers: Josh Berman, Allie Hagan Premise: Inspired by the lives of criminal defense attorney Mark Geragos and cable news producer Wendy Walker, the drama examines the 24-hour news cycle and the relationship between the media and criminal law.




FOX Premieres: Thursday, Sep. 22 at 9:00 PM

Stars: Kylie Bunbury, Mark-Paul Gosselaar, Ali Larter, Mark Consuelos, Dan Lauria, Michael Beach, Bob Balaban, Mo McRae, Meagan Holder, Tim Jo Producers: Dan Fogelman, Rick Singer, Tony Bill, Helen Bartlett, Jess Rosenthal, Kevin Falls, Paris Barclay Premise: Ginny Baker (Bunbury) defies the odds to become the first woman to play in the MLB when she joins the San Diego Padres as its pitcher.




NBC Premieres: Midseason

Stars: Vanessa Hudgens, Alan Tudyk, Danny Pudi Producers: Ben Queen, Michael Patrick Jann Premise: The DC Comics workplace comedy focuses on insurance adjusters who look out for the regular people who have to cover the damage caused by superheroes.



Prison Break

FOX Premieres: Tuesdays at 9/8c midseason

Stars: Wentworth Miller, Dominic Purcell, Sarah Wayne Callies, Robert Knepper, Rockmond Dunbar, Amaury Nolasco, Mark Feuerstein Producers: Paul T. Scheuring, Neal Moritz, Marty Adelstein, Dawn Olmstead, Vaun Wilmott, Michael Horowitz, Nelson McCormick Premise: A reboot of the original show, the event series picks up after Michael’s (Miller) apparent death in the 2009 finale, when clues surface that Michael might actually be alive.




CW Premieres: Midseason

Stars: Lili Reinhart, Cole Sprouse, Ashleigh Murray, Luke Perry, K.J. Apa, Madelaine Petsch, Camila Mendes, Marisol Nichols, Mädchen Amick Producers: Roberto Aguirre-Sacasa, Greg Berlanti, Sarah Schechter, Jon Goldwater Premise: Based on the Archie Comics characters, the series finds Archie (Apa), Betty (Reinhart), Veronica (Mendes), Jughead (Sprouse) and Josie (Murray) trying to navigate life in their small town, which is not as wholesome as it seems.



Shots Fired

FOX Premieres: Wednesdays at 8/7c midseason

Stars: Sanaa Lathan, Stephen Moyer, Helen Hunt, Richard Dreyfuss, Stephan James, Aisha Hinds, Tristan Wilds Producers: Gina Prince-Bythewood, Reggie Rock Bythewood, Brian Grazer, Francie Calfo Premise: The event series will examine the aftermath of racially charged police shootings in a Tennessee town. Lathan stars as an investigator who works alongside a special prosecutor (James) sent to the town by the Department of Justice.



Son of Zorn

FOX Premieres: Sunday, Sep. 25 at 8:30 PM

Stars: Jason Sudeikis, Cheryl Hines, Johnny Pemberton, Tim Meadows Producers: Reed Agnew, Eli Jorne, Phil Lord, Chris Miller, Seth Cohen, Eric Appel Premise: The live-action/animated hybrid comedy features Sudeikis as the voice of the animated title character who returns to Earth for the first time in 10 years from the land of Zephyria and tries to reconnect with his human son Alan (Pemberton) and ex-wife Edie (Hines).





ABC Premieres: Wednesday, Sep. 21 at 8:30 PM

Stars: Minnie Driver, John Ross Bowie, Mason Cook, Micah Fowler, Kyla Kennedy, Cedric Yarbrough Producers: Scott Silveri, Jake Kasdan, Melvin Mar Premise: Driver stars as Maya DiMeo, a mother of three, one of whom is a special needs child.





FOX Premieres: Wednesdays at 9/8c midseason

Stars: Queen Latifah, Benjamin Bratt, Jude Demorest, Ryan Destiny, Brittany O'Grady Producers: Lee Daniels, Tom Donaghy, Pamela Oas Williams, Effie Brown Premise: The drama, which is not an Empire spin-off, follows three young singers (Demorest, Destiny and O'Grady) as they try to make it big in the cutthroat world of the music business.



Still Star-Crossed

ABC Premieres: Midseason

Stars: Wade Briggs, Anthony Head, Zuleikha Robinson, Lashana Lynch, Ebonee Noel, Sterling Sulieman, Medalion Rahimi, Grant Bowler, Susan Wooldrigde, Torrance Coombs, Dan Hildebrand Producers: Heather Mitchell, Shonda Rhimes, Betsy Beers, Michael Goldstein, Michael Offer Premise: Based on Melinda Taub's book, the Shondaland drama follows the Montagues and Capulets after Romeo and Juliet met their tragic fates.




NBC Premieres: Mondays at 10/9c midseason

Stars: Clive Standen, Jennifer Beals, Gaius Charles, Monique Gabriela Curnen, James Landry Hebert, Michael Irby, Brooklyn Sudano, Jose Pablo Cantillo, Simu Liu Producers: Alex Cary, Alex Graves, Luc Besson, Matthew Gross, Edouard de Vesinne, Thomas Anargyros Premise: A prequel to the movie franchise, Standen plays a young version of Liam Neeson's ass-kicking CIA agent Bryan Mills.



This Is Us

NBC Premieres: Tuesday, Sep. 20 at 10:00 PM

Stars: Mandy Moore, Milo Ventimiglia, Sterling K. Brown, Justin Hartley, Chrissy Metz, Susan Kelechi Watson, Chris Sullivan, Ron Cephas Jones Producers: Dan Fogelman, Jess Rosenthal, Charlie Gogolak, John Requa, Glenn Ficarra Premise: The ensemble dramedy follows a group of people who share the same birthday and whose lives intersect in various ways.



Time After Time

ABC Premires: Sundays at 9/8c midseason

Stars: Freddie Stroma, Josh Bowman, Genesis Rodriguez, Regina Taylor Producer: Kevin Williamson Premise: Based on the novel and movie, the fantasy cat-and-mouse game features H.G. Wells (Stroma), who's transported to present-day Manhattan to capture Jack the Ripper.



NBC Premieres: Monday, Oct. 3 at 10:00 PM

Stars: Abigail Spencer, Matt Lanter, Malcolm Barrett, Goran Visnjic, Paterson Joseph, Sakina Jaffrey, Claudia Doumit Producers: Eric Kripke, Shawn Ryan, John Davis, John Fox, Marney Hochman, Neil Marshall Premise: A trio is tasked with traveling through time to catch a criminal who stole a time machine that could catastrophically alter history.



Training Day

CBS Premieres: Midseason

Stars: Bill Paxton, Justin Cornwell, Drew Van Acker, Katrina Law, Lex Scott Davis, Julie Benz Producers: Jerry Bruckheimer, Jonathan Littman, Antoine Fuqua, Will Beall, Barry Schindel Premise: Based on the 2001 movie starring Denzel Washington and Ethan Hawke, the reboot picks up 15 years later and revolves around a young idealistic LAPD police officer (Cornwell) who is partnered with a morally questionable detective (Paxton).



Trial & Error

NBC Premieres: Midseason

Stars: John Lithgow, Nicholas D'Agosto, Jayma Mays, Sherri Shepherd, Steven Boyer, Krysta Rodriguez Producers: Jeff Astrof, Matt Miller Premise: The comedy finds New York lawyer Josh (D'Agosto) traveling to a Southern town to defend a quirky professor (Lithgow), who's accused of murdering his wife.




So far...

Exorcist - Not sure if we NEEDED this show, but so far has been entertaining enough to keep watching.

The good place - Good, lighthearted and fun. Do recommend.

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Exorcist was aiight. The ending of that first episode really saved it for me. I'll probably drop that one before long :/


Son of Zorn: see thread.


I caught pieces of This Is Us and that's dripping with feels and not really for me. I did like the twist ending of that first episode tho.


Riverdale is on my list, but it hasn't even come out yet, has it?

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This is us: The new parenthood. They have been pushing twists in the first 2 eps tho. Can they sustain that?


Riverdale has not, i pulled the big list of new fall releases for it. My bosses relative is the executive producer I found out last week. I promptly yelled at him for 20 minutes for never telling me this before now.


Training day? Who the fuck knows.

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