This Is When All of Your Favorite Shows Are Returning This Fall

This Is When All of Your Favorite Shows Are Returning This Fall


Get your DVRs ready…it’s that time of the year again! Here’s your schedule of all the most anticipated TV premieres this fall:

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The CW







Modern Family

When: Wednesday, September 27, 9 p.m.

What it is: “Three different, but related families face trials and tribulations in their own uniquely comedic ways.”

Grey’s Anatomy

When: Thursday, September 28, 8 p.m.

What it is: “A drama centered on the personal and professional lives of five surgical interns and their supervisors.”

How to Get Away With Murder

When: Thursday, September 28, 10 p.m.

What it is: “A group of ambitious law students and their brilliant criminal defense professor become involved in a twisted murder plot that promises to change the course of their lives.”

Shark Tank

When: Sunday, October 1, 8 p.m.

What it is: “Ambitious entrepreneurs present their breakthrough business concepts.”

Fresh Off the Boat

When: Tuesday, October 3, 8:30 p.m.

What it is: “A Taiwanese family makes their way in America during the 1990s.”


When: Tuesday, October 3, 9 p.m.

What it is: “A family man struggles to gain a sense of cultural identity while raising his kids in a predominantly white, upper-middle-class neighborhood.”


When: Thursday, October 5, 9 p.m.

What it is: “A former White House Communications Director starts her own crisis management firm only to realize her clients are not the only ones with secrets.”

Once Upon a Time

When: Friday, October 6, 8 p.m.

What it is: “A young woman with a troubled past is drawn to a small town in Maine where fairy tales are to be believed.”


Fear the Walking Dead

When: Sunday, September 10, 9 p.m.

What it is: “A Walking Dead spin-off, set in Los Angeles, following two families who must band together to survive the undead apocalypse.”

The Walking Dead

When: Sunday, October 22, 9 p.m.

What it is: “Sheriff Deputy Rick Grimes wakes up from a coma, to learn the world is in ruins, and must lead a group of survivors to stay alive.”


The Big Bang Theory

When: Monday, September 25, 8 p.m.

What it is: “A woman who moves into an apartment across the hall from two brilliant but socially awkward physicists shows them how little they know about life outside of the laboratory.”


When: Wednesday, September 27, 8 p.m.

What it is: “A reality show where a group of contestants are stranded in a remote location with little more than the clothes on their back. The lone survivor of this contest takes home a million dollars.”

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Comedy Central

Broad City

When: Wednesday, September 13, 10:30 p.m.

What it is: “Broad City follows two women throughout their daily lives in New York City, making the smallest and mundane events hysterical and disturbing to watch all at the same time.”

The CW


When: Monday, October 9, 8 p.m.

What it is: “The adventures of Superman's cousin in her own superhero career.”

The Flash

When: Tuesday, October 10, 8 p.m.

What it is: “After being struck by lightning, Barry Allen wakes up from his coma to discover he's been given the power of super speed, becoming the Flash, fighting crime in Central City.”


When: Wednesday, October 11, 8 p.m.

What it is: “A subversive take on Archie and his friends, exploring small town life, the darkness and weirdness bubbling beneath Riverdale's wholesome facade.”


When: Thursday, October 12, 8 p.m.

What it is: “Two brothers follow their father's footsteps as ‘hunters’ fighting evil supernatural beings of many kinds including monsters, demons, and gods that roam the earth.”


When: Thursday, October 12, 9 p.m.

What it is: “Spoiled billionaire playboy Oliver Queen is missing and presumed dead when his yacht is lost at sea. He returns five years later a changed man, determined to clean up the city as a hooded vigilante armed with a bow.”

Crazy Ex-Girlfriend

When: Friday, October 13, 8 p.m.

What it is: “A young woman abandons a choice job at a law firm and her life in New York in an attempt to find happiness in the unlikely locale of West Covina, California.”

Jane the Virgin

When: Friday, October 13, 9 p.m.

What it is: “A young, devout Catholic woman discovers that she was accidentally artificially inseminated.”



When:  Thursday, September 21, 8 p.m.

What it is: “The story behind Detective James Gordon's rise to prominence in Gotham City in the years before Batman's arrival.”

Brooklyn Nine-Nine

When: Tuesday, September 26, 9:30 p.m.

What it is: “Jake Peralta, an immature but talented NYPD detective in Brooklyn's 99th Precinct, comes into immediate conflict with his new commanding officer, the serious and stern Captain Ray Holt.”


When: Wednesday, September 27, 8 p.m.

What it is: “A hip-hop mogul must choose a successor among his three sons who are battling for control over his multi-million dollar company, while his ex-wife schemes to reclaim what is hers.”

Hell’s Kitchen

When: Friday, September 29, 8 p.m.

What it is: “World renowned chef Gordon Ramsay puts aspiring young chefs through rigorous cooking challenges and dinner services at his restaurant in Hollywood, ‘Hell's Kitchen’, to determine which one of them will win the head chef position at one of his restaurants or a restaurant located worldwide.”



American Horror Story: Cult

When: Tuesday, September 5, 10 p.m.

What it is: “An anthology series centering on different characters and locations, including a house with a murderous past, an asylum, a witch coven, a freak show, a hotel, a farmhouse in Roanoke and a cult.”


The Mindy Project

When: Tuesday, September 12

What it is: “A young Ob/Gyn doctor balances her personal and professional life, surrounded by quirky co-workers in a small office.”


The Voice

When: Monday, September 25, 8 p.m.

What it is: “Four famous musicians search for the best voices in America and will mentor these singers to become artists. America will decide which singer will be worthy of the grand prize.”

This is Us

When: Tuesday, September 26, 9 p.m.

What it is: “Follows a unique ensemble, as their paths cross and their life stories inter[t]wine, from sharing the same birthday, to so much more than anyone would expect.”


Fuller House

When: Friday, September 22

What it is: “In a continuation of Full House (1987), D.J. Fuller is a mother of three young boys and is a recent widow. D.J.'s sister Stephanie, her best friend Kimmy and Kimmy's teenage daughter all move in to help raise her sons. The house is now a lot fuller.”

Stranger Things

When: Friday, October 27

What it is: “When a young boy disappears, his mother, a police chief, and his friends must confront terrifying forces in order to get him back.”

Filmography links and data courtesy of IMDb.

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