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Fall is upon us and that means both back to school and back to our regularly scheduled programming. While the warmer months brought some fun competition and reality shows, and all those limited series you love on premium cable and streaming services, we know you’ve been craving the return of your favorite broadcast shows since they signed off last spring.

Fortunately, most comedies and dramas on ABC, Fox, NBC, CBS and The CW start airing their new seasons this week. And to make sure you don’t miss fresh episodes of your most beloved shows — and the start of many new series — TheWrap has compiled a full list of premiere dates.

If you are looking for just returning series click here and if you are only into new shows click here. Oh, and if you don’t see the show you are looking for anywhere here (and you know it was renewed or ordered) it’s probably been moved to midseason, and you can find that list here.

Also Read: Fall TV: Here Are the Premiere Dates for All 22 New Broadcast Series (Photos)

See the full list of broadcast premiere dates below.

Sunday, Sept. 23
8 p.m. “9-1-1 “(Fox, early premiere)

Also Read: Fall TV Premieres: Here’s When All Your Favorite Shows Will Return (Photos)

Also Read: ‘9-1-1’ Season 2 Trailer: A Giant Earthquake Splits LA – But It’s OK, Jennifer Love Hewitt Is Here (Video)

Monday, Oct. 1
8 p.m. “The Neighborhood” (CBS, series premiere)
8:30 p.m. “Happy Together” (CBS, series premiere)

Also Read: ‘The Neighborhood’ EPs, Stars on All Those Title Changes and Recastings: ‘There Was an Imbalance’

Wednesday, Oct. 3
9 p.m. “Seal Team” (CBS)
10 p.m. “Criminal Minds” (CBS)

Friday, Oct. 5
8 p.m. “Fresh Off the Boat” (ABC)
8:30 p.m. “Speechless” (ABC)
9 p.m. “Child Support” (ABC)

Also Read: Julie Chen Leaving ‘The Talk’ After Les Moonves’ CBS Exit

Tuesday, Oct. 9
8 p.m. “The Flash” (The CW)
9 p.m. “Black Lightning” (The CW)

Wednesday, Oct. 10
8 p.m. “Riverdale” (The CW)
9 p.m. “All American” (The CW)

Also Read: ‘Riverdale’: There’s a Creepy New Mystery Promised in the New Season 3 Teaser (Video)

Thursday, Oct. 11
8 p.m. “Supernatural” (The CW)

Friday, Oct. 12
8 p.m. “Dynasty” (The CW)
8 p.m. “Blindspot” (NBC)
9 p.m. “Crazy Ex-Girlfriend” (The CW)

Monday, Oct. 15
8 p.m. “Arrow” (The CW)

Also Read: Roseanne Blasts ‘The Conners’ Spinoff for the ‘Cruel’ Way Her Character Is Killed Off

Monday, Oct. 22
9 p.m. “DC’s Legends of Tomorrow” (The CW)

Thursday, Oct. 25
9 p.m. “Legacies” (The CW)

Friday, Oct. 26
9 p.m. “Midnight, Texas” (NBC)

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From “9-1-1” to “Will & Grace,” TheWrap has the important small-screen dates

The leaves are changing color and that means you’ll soon be changing channels (a lot), as Fall TV is back! Yes, we have finally reached that time of year when all the best broadcast shows return for another season. Click through TheWrap’s gallery to see the premiere dates for all the series that are coming back in the coming months. And to see when all 22 new broadcast shows are premiering, click here.

Also Read: Fall TV: Here Are the Premiere Dates for All 22 New Broadcast Series (Photos)

Fall TV 2018: Complete list of premiere dates for new and returning shows

David Giuntoli, James Roday and Romany Malco in ABC’s new drama, “A Million Little Things.” Photo: Jack Rowand/ABC

By Kristi Turnquist

Whether you’re interested in checking out new offerings, or preparing to say goodbye to old favorites, the fall 2018 TV season is bursting with choices. Here’s a list of premiere dates for new and returning shows.

AUGUST 31

“Tom Clancy’s Jack Ryan”: A fine TV series take on the espionage franchise previously done in movies starring Alec Baldwin, Harrison Ford, Ben Affleck and Chris Pine. John Krasinksi takes over the role of the CIA analys, and Wendell Pierce offers solid support. (Streaming on Amazon)

“The Great British Baking Show”: The delicious baking competition that’s now airing on commercial TV in the U.K. has moved from PBS to Netflix for U.S. viewers. Which means if you want to see how the show looks now that judge Mary Berry and hosts Mel Giedroyc and Sue Perkins are gone, Netflix is the place. The most recent season (which already aired in Britain) is now available on Netflix, with returning judge Paul Hollywood, new judge Prue Leith, and new hosts Sandi Toksvig and Noel Fielding. (Streaming on Netflix)

SEPTEMBER 3

“RBG”: The documentary about Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg comes to TV. (6 and 9 p.m. CNN)

SEPTEMBER 4

“Mayans M.C.”: A new sequel of sorts to “Sons of Anarchy” from Kurt Sutter and Elgin James, this tells the story of Ezekiel “EZ” Reyes (JD Pardo), and his dealings with a motorcycle club located on the California/Mexico border. The cast includes Edward James Olmos and Danny Pino. (10 p.m. FX)

“The Purge”: A 10-episode TV version of the movie franchise, following what happens to various characters during the 12-hour period when all crime is permitted and legal. (10 p.m. USA Network)

SEPTEMBER 5

“It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia”: The irreverent comedy returns for Season 13. (10 p.m. FXX)

SEPTEMBER 7

“Marvel’s Iron Fist”: The superhero adventure returns for Season 2. (Netflix)

SEPTEMBER 9

“The Bad Seed”: Rob Lowe stars in and directs a TV take on the classic 1956 movie about a child who seems so sweet and lovely until…well, let’s say there’s a reason for the title. (8 p.m. Lifetime)

“Rel”: Lil Rel Howery (“Get Out”) is the latest in a long line of stand-up comics to get their own sitcoms. Based on the pilot, “Rel” looks like a comfortable fit. Howery stars as Lil Rel (when will sitcoms stop naming lead characters after the stars?), whose well-ordered life goes awry when he learns his wife had an affair with his barber – “my hair confidant.” Howery is easy to like, and the solid cast includes Sinbad as his father. (8 p.m. Fox)

“The Miniaturist”: Anya Taylor-Joy stars as an 18-year-old whose marriage to an affluent merchant in 1686 Amsterdam may not be what it seems. An early preview makes this “Masterpiece” miniseries look extraordinarily beautiful, with a Vermeer-like visual quality. The atmosphere is moody and mysterious and the cast includes the excellent Romola Garai (“The Hour”). (9 p.m. PBS; premieres a week later, Sept. 16 on OPB)

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Maggie Gyllenhaal in “The Deuce” Season 2. Photo: Paul Schiraldi/HBO

“The Deuce”: David Simon and George Pelecanos’ series about the rise of the porn industry continues in its second season. The cast includes James Franco is a dual role, and Maggie Gyllenhaal. (9 p.m. HBO)

“Shameless”: The premium cable hit about the dysfunctional Gallagher family returns for Season 9. (9 p.m. Showtime)

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“Kidding”: Jim Carrey returns to series TV as Jeff, better known as “Mr. Pickles,” a Mr. Rogers-like host of a beloved childrens’ show. But a terrible personal loss has rocked Jeff’s world view, threatening his state of mind, and the future of his very profitable program. Dave Holstein (“I’m Dying Up Here”) created the series, which also reunited Carrey with his “Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind” director Michel Gondry, who’s a director and executive producer. The cast includes Catherine Keener and Judy Greer. (10 p.m. Showtime)

“You”: You’ll really be creeped out by social media after this thriller drama starring Penn Badgley as a guy who gets way too fixated on a woman he meets. (10 p.m. Lifetime)

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SEPTEMBER 11

“The Great American Read”: Meredith Vieira hosts this eight-part series in which authors and book-lovers talk about favorite works as the search continues for America’s best-loved novel. (8 p.m. PBS; OPB is delaying this until 6 p.m., Sept. 16)

SEPTEMBER 12

“American Horror Story: Apocalypse”: The horror anthology brings back familiar faces for the new edition, a “Murder House”/”Coven” crossover. Look for Sarah Paulson, Kathy Bates, Emma Roberts, Jessica Lange, Connie Britton and Dylan McDermott and more. 10 p.m. FX)

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SEPTEMBER 14

“American Vandal”: The first season of the spoof of true-crime series was a surprising hit with critics — despite the central mystery revolving around high school students investigating a case of vandalism involving penises. So, here’s Season 2, which was filmed in and around Portland. And the high school case this time involves finding out the identity of the so-called “Turd Burglar.” (Streaming on Netflix)

“Bojack Horseman”: The critically adored animated series (not for kids) returns for Season 5. (Netflix)

“Forever”: Fred Armisen (“Portlandia”) and his “Saturday Night Live” castmate Maya Rudolph star in a new comedy as a long-married Riverside California couple who shake up their routine in an unexpected way. (Streams on Amazon)

“Norm Macdonald Has a Show”: New talk series from the former “Saturday Night Live” cast member, includes interviews with David Letterman, Jane Fonda, Drew Barrymore, David Spade, Chevy Chase, Lorne Michaels and more. (Streaming on Netflix)

“The First”: Beau Willimon (“House of Cards”) created a drama about astronauts who are the first – hey, that’s the title! – humans to visit Mars. Sean Penn, who hasn’t done much acting in a while, stars, along with Natascha McElhone. I’ll pass on visiting Mars, thanks, but this sounds like a trip worth taking. (Streaming on Hulu)

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SEPTEMBER 18

“The Hunt for the Trump Tapes With Tom Arnold”: The comedian and non-fan of Donald Trump meets with activists and celebrities as he searches for rumored tapes of Trump that Arnold believes will be damaging. (10:30 p.m. Viceland)

SEPTEMBER 21

“Maniac”: Cary Joji Fukunaga (“True Detective”) directs this limited series, which looks trippy and daring. The cast is certainly familiar, with Emma Stone, Jonah Hall and Justin Theroux starring in what is vaguely described as “a mind-bending pharmaceutical trial gone awry.” Uh, oh. (Streaming on Netflix)

“The Good Cop”: Josh Groban and Tony Danza star in a new series about a New York Police Department detective who gets advice from his father, an NYPD veteran who left the department on less than glowing terms. (Streaming on Netflix)

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“The Big Bang Theory” begins its twelfth and final season in September. Photo: Michael Yarish/Warner Bros. Entertainment Inc.

SEPTEMBER 23

“9-1-1”: The nonstop emergencies continue in Season 2. (8 p.m. Fox)

SEPTEMBER 24

“The Big Bang Theory”: The hugely successful comedy begins its twelfth and final season. (8 p.m. CBS)

Related: ‘The Big Bang Theory’ will end in 2018: Too soon, or about time?

“The Voice”: The singing competition returns for a new season. (8 p.m. NBC)

“Dancing With the Stars”: The ballroom competition returns for Season 27. (8 p.m. ABC)

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“The Resident”: The medical drama you may have forgotten about finally returns, for Season 2. (8 p.m. Fox)

“Jane Fonda in Five Acts”: A documentary exploring the eventful, controversial, amazing life of Jane Fonda includes interviews with Fonda herself. (8 p.m. HBO)

“Young Sheldon”: The “Big Bang” hit prequel returns for Season 2. (8:30 p.m CBS)

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“Magnum P.I.”: Jay Hernandez inherits Tom Selleck’s old role in an updated version of the Hawaii-set series about a private investigator and his buddies. (9 p.m. CBS)

“Bull”: Michael Weatherly returns as the ace trial consultant for Season 3 of legal tales. (10 p.m. CBS)

“The Good Doctor”: The medical drama that was a breakout hit in its first season returns for Season 2. Freddie Highmore stars. (10 p.m. ABC)

“Manifest”: Passengers of a plane leaving Jamaica and heading to New York experience terrible turbulence mid-flight. When they land, it turns out their plane took off in 2013, but this is 2018. What happened? It’s a juicy mystery, though the danger is we’ll be led down a path to nowhere (“Lost”), or the show will vanish before anything is explained (“The Crossing”). But the pilot is good and twisty. (10 p.m. NBC)

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SEPTEMBER 25

“NCIS”: Last season ended on a messy note, with the departure of Pauley Perrette, who played forensics whiz Abby. But the series is still watched by tons of people, which is likely to be the case as Season 16 begins. (8 p.m. CBS)

“The Gifted”: The series inspired by Marvel Comics “X-Men” tales returns for Season 2. (8 p.m. Fox)

“This Is Us”: The hit family drama returns for Season 3. Expect to learn more about what the late Jack (Milo Ventimiglia) experienced in Vietnam. (9 p.m. NBC)

“FBI”: From executive producer Dick Wolf (the “Law & Order” franchise) comes a straightforward procedural drama about FBI operatives fighting crime in New York. (9 p.m. CBS)

“Lethal Weapon”: We don’t know what’s coming in Season 3, but the off-camera situation has been action-packed. Between the end of Season 2, and the official announcement of Season 3, former costar Clayne Crawford was fired, and Seann William Scott was hired to play a new police partner for Murtaugh (Damon Wayans). (9 p.m. Fox)

“NCIS: New Orleans”: The crime-fighting team returns for Season 5. (10 p.m. CBS)

“New Amsterdam”: The pilot of this medical drama is packed with action – and clichés. Ryan Eggold (“The Blacklist”) overdoes the charm as Dr. Max Goodwin, new medical director of New Amsterdam, a Bellevue-like public hospital founded in 1766. He’s got personal challenges, but gosh darn it, Goodwin is idealistic and everything you wish a doctor and administrator could be. Maybe Americans worried about health care will find this comforting, but the show needs to get better if it’s not going to try our patience. (10 p.m. NBC)

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Jude Demorest in “Star.” Photo: Wilford Harewood/Fox

SEPTEMBER 26

“Survivor”: The reality competition returns for Season 500 – er, make that Season 37. (8 p.m. CBS)

“The Goldbergs”: The family comedy comes back for a sixth season of laughs. (8 p.m. ABC)

“Chicago Med”: The night of Chicago-themed genre shows starts up again. (8 p.m. NBC)

“American Housewife”: Another of ABC’s family comedies returns, for Season 3. (8:30 p.m. ABC)

“Modern Family”: And it’s another ABC family comedy, this one the former Emmy-winning machine, back for Season 10. (9 p.m. ABC)

“Star”: The musical melodrama goes on, in Season 3. (9 p.m. Fox)

“Single Parents”: Leighton Meester, Taran Killam and Brad Garrett head the ensemble cast of a new sitcom about parents struggling with raising offspring. (9:30 p.m. ABC)

“Chicago Fire”: Yep, still in Chicago. (9 p.m. NBC)

“Chicago P.D.”: Wait, they moved this to Poughkeepsie? Just kidding. Still in Chicago. (10 p.m. NBC)

“A Million Little Things”: Once you get past comparing it to such predecessors as “The Big Chill” and “This Is Us,” the characters, writing and performances make this drama worth sticking around for. A group of friends reacts to what seems to them the inexplicable suicide of their successful pal (played by Ron Livingston), and the shock forces them to examine their own lives. The excellent cast includes James Roday, David Giuntoli, Romany Malco, Grace Park, Allison Miller, Christina Moses, Stephanie Szostak and Christina Ochoa. (10 p.m. ABC)

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The cast of “The Good Place.” Photo: NBCUniversal

SEPTEMBER 27

“The Good Place”: Nobody can say this comedy starring Kristen Bell and Ted Danson is predictable. Season 3 promises another twist, with the characters no longer in the afterlife, but back on Earth. (8 p.m. NBC)

“Grey’s Anatomy”: Just when you think the gang has dealt with every conceivable medical situation there could ever be, here they are, back for Season 15. (8 p.m. ABC)

“Law & Order: SVU”: The procedural returns for Season 20. (9 p.m. NBC)

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“Murphy Brown”: Candice Bergen returns as the sharp-witted TV journalist, and she’s bringing several of the show’s original cast members with her, including Faith Ford, Joe Regalbuto and Grant Shaud. In the revival, Murphy returns to the airwaves in the new era of 24-hour cable news networks and social media. Jake McDorman plays Murphy’s son, Avery, all grown up and working at a rival, conservative channel. (9:30 p.m. CBS)

“How to Get Away With Murder”: That murder-prone crew of lawyers returns for more mayhem in Season 5. (10 p.m. ABC)

“S.W.A.T.”: The rebooted crime procedural gets back on the case in Season 2. (10 p.m. CBS)

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SEPTEMBER 28

“Last Man Standing”: There was plenty of hubbub when the Tim Allen comedy was canceled by ABC about a year ago. Now, it’s back, this time on Fox, but with Allen and Nancy Travis returning to their roles as Mike and Vanessa Baxter. (8 p.m. Fox)

“MacGyver”: More adventure awaits, in Season 3. (8 p.m. CBS)

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“The Cool Kids”: David Alan Grier, Vicki Lawrence, Martin Mull and Leslie Jordan play quippy seniors in a new comedy about folks in a retirement home. Executive producers include Charlie Day, Rob McElhenney and Glenn Howerton, of “It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia.” (8:30 p.m. Fox)

“Hawaii Five-0”: More cops and crimes in Hawaii as Season 9 begins. (9 p.m. CBS)

“Hell’s Kitchen”: More cooks subject themselves to Gordon Ramsay’s tough-love approach. (9 p.m. Fox)

“Blue Bloods”: Tom Selleck leads the family/cop drama back for Season 9. (10 p.m. CBS)

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SEPTEMBER 30

“60 Minutes”: The TV newsmagazine begins Season 51. Gulp. (7 p.m. CBS)

“The Simpsons”: The animated antics continue, with the premiere of Season 30. (8 p.m. Fox)

“God Friended Me”: Brandon Micheal Hall (“The Mayor”) brings his likable self to a new series with a tricky premise. Hall plays Miles, an atheist who gets a series of what look like Facebook friend requests from, well, God. And then surprising things start happening, testing Miles’ beliefs – or lack thereof. Joe Morton (“Scandal”) plays Miles’ father, who’s a preacher at a church in Harlem. (8:30 p.m. CBS)

“Family Guy”: The night of long-running series continues, with the Season 17 premiere of the animated comedy. (9 p.m. Fox)

“NCIS: Los Angeles”: The team is back in action for Season 10. (9:30 p.m. CBS)

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OCTOBER 1

“The Neighborhood”: Cedric the Entertainer stars as a husband and father who’s not too crazy about the arrival of his new next-door neighbors, a white family moving into what has long been a proud African American neighborhood. The cast also includes Max Greenfield, Tichina Arnold and Beth Behrs. (8 p.m. CBS)

“Happy Together”: Damon Wayans Jr. plays Jake, an accountant whose peaceful domestic life with his wife, Claire (Amber Stevens West) is upended when one of Jake’s clients, Cooper James (Felix Mallard), moves in with the couple. Did we mention that Cooper James is a Harry Styles-caliber pop music superstar? (8:30 p.m. CBS)

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Max Thieriot as Clay Spenser, David Boreanaz as Jason Hayes and AJ Buckley as Sonny Quinn in “SEAL Team.” Photo: Monty Brinton/CBS

OCTOBER 3

“SEAL Team”: This straightforward action drama was a hit in its freshman season, and returns for more adventure, with star David Boreanaz again leading the team. (9 p.m. CBS)

“Criminal Minds”: More creepy criminals. More bringing them to justice, as Season 14 begins. (10 p.m. CBS)

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OCTOBER 4

“Superstore”: The gang gets back to work, for Season 4. (8 p.m. NBC)

“Will & Grace”: Last season’s revival success returns for more comedy. (9 p.m. NBC)

“Station 19:” Hunky Seattle firefighters are back for Season 2. (9 p.m. ABC)

“I Feel Bad”: Amy Poehler is an executive producer of a new family comedy starring Sarayu Blue as a woman who has her hands full trying to deal with her husband, kids, parents, and staff at work. (9:30 p.m. NBC)

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The cast of “Fresh Off the Boat.” From left: Randall Park as Louis Huang, Constance Wu as Jessica Huang, Hudson Yang as Eddie Huang, Ian Chen as Evan Huang, Forrest Wheeler as Emery Huang and Lucille Soong as Grandma Huang. Photo: Bob D’Amico/ABC

OCTOBER 5

“Speechless”: Another one of ABC’s fine family comedies comes back, to begin Season 3. (8:30 p.m. ABC)

“The Man in the High Castle”: Eric Overmeyer (“Treme”) takes over as showrunner in Season 3 of the drama about an alternate reality of post-World War II, with the German Reich and the Japanese Empire having emerged as victorious. (Streaming on Amazon)

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Danai Gurira as Michonne, Chloe Garcia as Judith and Andrew Lincoln as Rick Grimes in “The Walking Dead” Season 9. Photo: Jackson Lee Davis/AMC

OCTOBER 7

“Dancing with the Stars: Juniors”: The dance competition is the latest reality show to bring on the kids. (8 p.m. ABC)

“The Walking Dead”: The Season 9 premiere also marks the beginning of star Andrew Lincoln’s final season. (9 p.m. AMC)

“Madam Secretary”: Real world politics may seem hopelessly messed-up, but no doubt Elizabeth McCord (Tea Leoni) will do her best as Season 5 begins. (9 p.m. CBS)

“Shark Tank”: Season 10 kicks off at a special time. (10 p.m ABC)

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OCTOBER 9

“The Flash”: Speedy suits up for Season 5. (8 p.m. The CW)

“Black Lightning”: More super-heroics, as Season 2 starts. (9 p.m. The CW)

OCTOBER 10

“Riverdale”: The “Twin Peaks”-ian take on Archie Comics characters begins Season 3. (8 p.m. The CW)

“All American”: A new high school drama inspired by the experiences of NFL pro Spencer Paysinger, about a football player who moves from his Compton high school to Beverly Hills High School. Taye Diggs plays the school’s football coach. (9 p.m. The CW)

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Rachel Bloom in “Crazy Ex-Girlfriend.” Photo: Greg Gayne/The CW

OCTOBER 11

“Supernatural”: The show that will never die lives, and starts Season 14. (8 p.m. The CW)

OCTOBER 12

“Blindspot”: Season 4 begins (8 p.m. NBC)

“Dynasty”: The updated primetime soap starts the suds on Season 2. (8 p.m. The CW)

“Crazy Ex-Girlfriend”: The romcom/musical with a difference begins its fourth and final season. (9 p.m. The CW)

“Gold Rush”: What the Discovery Channel calls its #1 show returns for Season 9. Oregon’s Todd Hoffman and his crew are gone, and Rick Ness gets promoted to mine boss. (9 p.m. Discovery Channel)

Related: ‘Gold Rush’ returns, but will it be as popular with Todd Hoffman gone?

“The Romanoffs”: Matthew Weiner (“Mad Men”) created this anthology series, which boasts a splendid cast. We don’t know much about it yet, other than it’s contemporary, and explores characters who think they’re descendants of the royal family of Russian history. But how can you not look forward to an eight-episode series featuring such talents as Christina Hendricks, John Slattery, Andrew Rannells, Amanda Peet, Corey Stoll, Kathryn Hahn, Isabelle Huppert and Diane Lane? (Streams on Amazon)

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OCTOBER 14

“Supergirl”: The superheroine flies back for Season 4. (8 p.m. The CW)

“Charmed”: Madeleine Mantock, Melonie Diaz and Sarah Jeffery star in a new version of the old series about sisters who discover they’re witches. (9 p.m. The CW)

“The Alec Baldwin Show”: Alec Baldwin hosts his own new interview show. (10 p.m. ABC)

“Camping”: Jennifer Garner returns to series TV in a comedy about control freak Kathryn (Garner), her husband, Walt (David Tennant), and friends who go camping to celebrate Walt’s 45th birthday. Created by Lena Dunham and Jenni Konner (“Girls), this may be a huge belly-flop. But if it works, it sounds like fun. (10:30 p.m. HBO)

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“The Conners” will be back for the fall 2018 TV season, minus Roseanne Barr, left. Photo: Greg Gayne/ABC

OCTOBER 15

“Arrow”: More superhero adventure, as Season 7 begins. (8 p.m. The CW)

OCTOBER 16

“The Conners”: According to early reports, the Roseanne Conner character will have passed away, as the “Roseanne” revival continues, without Roseanne Barr. “Roseanne” cast members John Goodman and Sara Gilbert will be back, though. (8 p.m. ABC)

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“The Kids are Alright”: Another ABC family comedy set in the past, this one features a big Catholic family in the 1970s. Mary McCormack and Michael Cudlitz play the parents who head up the clan. (8:30 p.m. ABC)

“Black-ish”: Yet another ABC family comedy returns to start Season 5. (9 p.m. ABC)

“Splitting Up Together”: Jenna Fischer and Oliver Hudson return for Season 2 as a couple who announced they were divorcing, but maybe, maybe not? (9:30 p.m. ABC)

“The Rookie”: If you think you know what to expect from this new cop show, chances are you’re right. Nathan Fillion, who spent a zillion years starring in “Castle,” returns to series TV as John Nolan, a 40-something who, after his marriage ends, moves to Los Angeles to join the police force. The pilot features colleagues giving Nolan a hard time; Nolan gasping as he chases a suspect on foot; and Nolan showing how his life experience is an asset. No surprises yet, but Fillion is always watchable, and the supporting case is game. (10 p.m. ABC)

“Loudermilk”: Ron Livingston returns for a second season as the recovering alcoholic who’s trying to get his life and work together from his home base, in Seattle. (10 p.m. AT&T Audience Network)

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Kiernan Shipka in “Chilling Adventures of Sabrina.” Photo: Diyah Pera/Netflix

OCTOBER 19

“Salt, Fat, Acid, Heat”: In the new show, Samin Nosrat will travel the world exploring food and culture. (Streaming on Netflix)

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OCTOBER 21

“The Woman in White”: A new adaptation of the mystery novel by Wilkie Collins. (10 p.m. PBS)

OCTOBER 22

“DC’s Legends of Tomorrow”: Tomorrow’s legends start Season 4. (8 p.m. The CW)

OCTOBER 25

OCTOBER 26

“Chilling Adventures of Sabrina”: From early descriptions, this series is going to be a lot darker and spookier than “Sabrina the Teenage Witch” ever was. Kiernan Shipka (“Mad Men”) stars in this new take on the old Archie Comics story. (Streaming on Netflix)

“Midnight, Texas”: The supernatural show that got a surprise renewal returns for Season 2. (9 p.m. NBC)

OCTOBER 28

“Amanda to the Rescue”: New series about Northwest-based Amanda Giese and family’s work with animals in need. (9 p.m. Animal Planet)

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OCTOBER 31

“Stan Against Evil”: John C. McGinley returns as the demon-fighting sheriff for Season 3. (10 p.m. IFC)

“Tell Me a Story”: Classic fairy tales are reimagined with a dark twist in contemporary New York in a new series from Kevin Williamson. (Streaming on CBS All Access)

NOVEMBER 2

“Homecoming”: Julia Roberts stars in a TV series adapted from a podcast created by Eli Horowitz and Micah Bloomberg. We don’t know much about the series, other than Roberts plays a caseworker who tries to help returned soldiers at a top-secret government facility. But the show is rich in talent, which is cause for optimism. Sam Esmail (“Mr. Robot”) directs, and the supporting cast includes Dermot Mulroney, Bobby Cannavale and Sissy Spacek. (Streams on Amazon)

“House of Cards”: The final season finds Kevin Spacey’s character gone, and Robin Wright’s Claire Underwood in charge. (Streaming on Netflix)

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“Mars”: The half-documentary, half-scripted series executive produced by Ron Howard and Brian Grazer returns for a second season, focusing on living on Mars. (9 p.m. National Geographic Channel) n

NOVEMBER 16

“The Kominsky Method”: Michael Douglas stars as an acting coach who tries to help an old friend, played by Alan Arkin, in a comedy-drama from executive producer Chuck Lorre (“Mom,” “The Big Bang Theory”). (Streaming on Netflix)

NOVEMBER 18

“Escape at Dannemora”: Ben Stiller directs a series based on a true-life prison escape. Patricia Arquette, Benecio Del Toro and Paul Damo star. (Showtime)

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Fall TV 2018: Every new series coming to ABC, CBS, The CW, FOX and NBC

Here is every new series the broadcast networks have picked up for the 2018-19 season. All times listed below are ET/PT.

ABC

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Drama

“A Million Little Things” (fall, 10 p.m. Wednesday): Four friends (James Roday, Romany Malco, David Giuntoli and Ron Livingston) who are all “stuck” in their lives get a serious wake-up call when one of them dies. DJ Nash (“Growing Up Fisher”) created the series.

“The Fix” (midseason): A former L.A. prosecutor (Robin Tunney) who has lived a quiet life for eight years after losing a high-profile case involving a famous defendant (Adewale Akinnouye-Agbaje) is lured baack to the courtroom when the same man is a suspect in another murder. O.J. Simpson prosecutor Marcia Clark is an executive producer alongsite creators Elizabeth Craft and Sarah Fain (“The Shield,” “Women’s Murder Club”).

“Grand Hotel” (midseason): A soap set at a luxury hotel in Miami Beach that follows the staff and guests and their various entanglements. Demian Bichir, Roselyn Sanchez and Denyse Tontz lead the cast; Brian Tanen (“Ugly Betty,” “Desperate Housewives”) is the creator.

“The Rookie” (fall, 10 p.m. Tuesday): Nathan Fillion (“Castle”) plays a middle-aged guy who enrolls at the L.A. Police Academy, becoming its oldest cadet by a long shot. ABC gave it a straight-to-series order but hasn’t formally announced its pickup yet. Another “Castle” veteran, Alexi Hawley, created the show.

“Take Two” (summer, 10 p.m. Thursday): A gender-swapped spin on the “Castle” concept from that show’s creator, Andrew Marlowe, and one of its exec producers, Terri Edda Miller (who are also married). Rachel Bilson plays an actress in a career downswing who starts shadowing a private detective (Eddie Cibrian) in hopes of a comeback. Ordered straight to series but not formally picked up yet.

“Whiskey Cavalier” (midseason): An FBI agent (Scott Foley) going through a bad breakup is paired with a tough CIA operative (Lauren Cohan) to lead an inter-agency team of spies. Dave Hemingson (“The Catch”) created the series.

Comedy

“The Kids Are Alright” (fall, 8:30 p.m. Tuesday): Set in the 1970s, the show follows a working-class couple (Michael Cudlitz and Mary McCormack) and their large family through the ups and downs of the momentous decade. Created by “Last Man Standing” and “Better Off Ted” veteran Tim Doyle.

“Single Parents” (fall, 9:30 p.m. Wednesday): A group of, you guessed it, single parents forms a support and friendship network in this comedy from “New Girl’s” J.J. Philbin and Liz Meriwether. Starring Taran Killam, Leighton Meester and Brad Garrett.

CBS

Watch trailers for CBS’ new series.

Drama

“The Code” (midseason): Military lawyers take on “the country’s toughest challenges” both inside and outside of the courtroom. Created by Craig Sweeny (“Limitless”) and Craig Turk (“The Good Wife”), the latter of whom is also behind …

“FBI” (fall, 9 p.m. Tuesday): A procedural from producer Dick Wolf set inside the bureau’s New York office. The cast includes Jeremy Sisto, Missy Peregrym and Connie Nielsen; Craig Turk (“The Good Wife,” “Private Practice”) created it.

“God Friended Me” (fall, 8 p.m. Sunday): An atheist (Brandon Micheal Hall) questions his non-faith and becomes “an agent of change” when God friends him on Facebook. Also starring Joe Morton, Javicia Leslie, Suraj Sharma and Violett Beane; created by Steven Lilien and Bryan Wynbrandt (“Gotham”).

“Magnum P.I.” (fall, 9 p.m. Monday): A remake of the classic CBS series about a military veteran (Jay Hernandez, stepping into the role originated by Tom Selleck) who becomes a private investigator in Hawaii. Peter Lenkov (“Hawaii Five-0,” “MacGyver”) oversees the show, which also stars Zachary Knighton, Perdita Weeks and Stephen Hill.

“Red Line” (midseason): Follows three families connected to a case where a white Chicago cop mistakenly shoots and kills and African-American Doctor. Noah Wyle toplines the cast; created by Caitlin Parrish (“Supergirl”) and Erica Weiss and executive produced by Ava DuVernay, Greg Berlanti and Sarah Schechter.

Comedy

“Fam” (midseason): A woman’s (Nina Dobrev) hopes of settling into a peaceful life with her fiancé (Tone Bell) are shattered when her mess of a sister (Odessa Adlon) moves in with them. Created by Corinne Kingsbury (“The Newsroom”).

“Murphy Brown” (fall, 9:30 p.m. Thursday): A revival of the network’s Emmy-winning series that ran for 10 seasons from 1988-98. Creator Diane English and cast members Candice Bergen, Faith Ford, Grant Shaud, Joe Regalbuto are returning.

“Happy Together” (fall, 8:30 p.m. Monday; fka Untitled Damon Wayans Jr.): Wayans and Amber Stevens West play a married couple who “reconnect with their younger, cooler selves” when a pop star (Felix Mallard) moves into their home. Inspired by EP Ben Winston, who for a time had Harry Styles (also an exec producer) as a housemate. Austen Earl and Tim McAuliffe created the show.

“The Neighborhood” (fall, 8 p.m. Monday): The “nicest guy in the Midwest” (Max Greenfield) moves his family to an L.A. neighborhood unaccustomed to his extreme friendliness. Also starring Cedric the Entertainer, Tichina Arnold and Dreama Walker; created by Jim Reynolds (“The Big Bang Theory”).

FOX

Watch trailers for FOX’s new series.

Drama

“The Passage” (midseason): A thriller centered on a 10-year-old girl (Saniyya Sidney) who’s a test subject at a secret government facility and the federal agent (Mark-Paul Gosselaar) who becomes a father figure to her. Elizabeth Heldens (“Friday Night Lights,” “The Orville”) created the show.

“Proven Innocent” (midseason): Centers on a lawyer (Rachelle LeFevre) who leads a wrongful-conviction practice and is driven by her past as a wrongfully convicted (and infamous) defendant. Also starring Russell Hornsby, Vincent Kartheiser, Nikki M. James, Riley Smith and Clare O’Connor; created by David Elliot (“G.I. Joe: The Rise of Cobra”).

Comedy

“The Cool Kids” (fall, 8:30 p.m. Friday): Three friends in a retirement community (David Alan Grier, Leslie Jordan, Martin Mull) have their routines shaken up by the arrival of a new resident (Vicki Lawrence). FOX is calling the show from “It’s Always Sunny’s” Charlie Day and writer Paul Fruchbom “high school with 70-somethings.”

“Last Man Standing” (fall, 8 p.m. Friday): The Tim Allen-led comedy that ran on ABC for six seasons will return on FOX after a year away. Regulars Nancy Travis, Jonathan Adams, Amanda Fuller, Christoph Sanders and Jordan Masterson will also return.

“Rel” (fall, 9:30 p.m. Sunday): Lil Rel Howery (“Get Out,” “The Carmichael Show”) stars in and co-created this show about a guy who has his life upended and starts over in Chicago. Writers Kevin Barnett and Josh Rabinowitz created the show with Howery.

NBC

Watch trailers for NBC’s new series.

Drama

“The Enemy Within” (midseason): A former CIA agent and convicted traitor (Jennifer Carpenter) is sprung from prison to help the FBI in counter-espionage operations. Morris Chestnut, Raza Jaffrey and Kelli Garner also star; Ken Woodruff (“Gotham”) created the series.

“The Gilded Age” (2019): A show set in 1880s New York from “Downton Abbey” creator Julian Fellowes — which was initially ordered to series way back in 2012 — is set for a 2019 premiere. No cast as of yet.

“The InBetween” (midseason): A woman (Harriet Dyer) who is gifted/cursed with the ability to communicate with the dead reluctantly agrees to use her abilities to help a long-time friend (Paul Blackthorne), who happens to be a detective, solve a murder case. From writer and exec producer Moira Kirland (“Medium,” “Madam Secretary”).

“Manifest” (fall, 10 p.m. Monday): When an airliner lands after a turbulent flight, its passengers and crew are relieved, thinking they’ve made it through a bumpy few hours. To the outside world, though, they’ve been gone for five years. Jeff Rake (“The Mysteries of Laura”) created the show; the cast includes Melissa Roxburgh, Josh Dallas, Athena Karkanis and J.R. Ramirez, among others.

“New Amsterdam” (fall, 10 p.m. Tuesday): A medical drama based on New York’s Bellevue Hospital, centered on the facility’s new medical director (Ryan Eggold, “The Blacklist”) who’s focused on cutting back bureaucracy and enhancing patient care. It comes from writer David Schulner (“Emerald City,” “Do No Harm”).

“The Village” (midseason): Follows the lives and close bonds among the residents of a Brooklyn apartment building — and reads as though it’s aiming for a “This Is Us”-like tearjerker vibe. Mike Daniels (“Shades of Blue,” “Sons of Anarchy”) created the show, whose cast includes Moran Atias, Michaela McManus, Frankie Faison, Lorraine Toussaint and Dominic Chianese.

Comedy

“Abby’s” (midseason): Follows the regulars and the proprietor (Natalie Morales) of an unlicensed back-yard bar in San Diego. Created by Josh Malmuth (“New Girl,” “Superstore”), who executive produces with director Pamela Fryman (“How I Met Your Mother”) and Michael Schur (“The Good Place”).

“I Feel Bad” (fall, 9:30 p.m. Thursday): Based on a book by Orli Auslander, the show centers on a woman who is coming to terms with not “having it all” and not being the perfect wife/mother/professional. Sarayu Blue (“No Tomorrow”) and Paul Adelstein star; Aseem Batra (“Marlon”) is the creator, and Amy Poehler is an exec producer.

The CW

Watch trailers for The CW’s new series.

Drama

“All American” (fall, 9 p.m. Wednesday): Inspired by the life of NFL player Spencer Paysinger, the show follows a high school football player (Daniel Ezra) from South Los Angeles who’s recruited to play at Beverly Hills High School. Created by April Blair (“Reign,” “Hart of Dixie”).

“Charmed” (fall, 9 p.m. Sunday): A reboot of the long-running WB series about three sisters (Melonie Diaz, Sarah Jeffery and Madeleine Mantock) who discover they’re witches. It comes from “Jane the Virgin” writers Jessica O’Toole and Amy Rardin, with a story by “Jane” showrunner Jennie Snyder Urman; all three are exec producers.

“In the Dark” (midseason): A blind woman (Perry Mattfeld) is a witness to a murder, but the police don’t believe her story. So she sets out with her dog, Pretzel, to find the killer while also managing her work and personal life. Created by Corinne Kingsbury (“The Newsroom”).

“Legacies” (fall, 9 p.m. Thursday): A continuation of the “Vampire Diaries”/”Originals” world from executive producers Julie Plec and Brett Matthews. The show centers on the offspring of characters from those two shows who now attend the Salvatore School for the Young and Gifted.

“Roswell, New Mexico” (midseason): After returning to her hometown of Roswell, the daughter of undocumented immigrants (Jeanine Mason) discovers her former crush (Nathan Parsons), now a cop, is also an alien. Based on the “Roswell High” books that were also the source material for The WB/UPN series “Roswell” but not a straight reboot; created by Carina Adly MacKenzie (“The Originals”).

September 2018 TV premiere calendar: Dates and times for 113 new and returning shows

Here are dates and times for TV shows premiering in September 2018. All times are ET/PT unless noted; new shows are in italics.

Tuesday, Sept. 4

8 p.m.
“The Bobby Brown Story” (BET)
“Model Squad” (E!)

10 p.m.
“Mayans M.C.” (FX)
“The Purge” (USA)

Wednesday, Sept. 5

9 p.m.
“Property Brothers” (HGTV)
“What Lies Beneath” (ID)

10 p.m.
“It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia” (FXX)

Thursday, Sept. 6
“I Love You, America” (Hulu)

8 p.m.
“Save Me” (Starz)

9 p.m.
“Bite Club” (Food)

Friday, Sept. 7
“Marvel’s Iron Fist” (Netflix)
“Atypical” (Netflix)
“First and Last” (Netflix)
“Six Dreams” (Amazon)

9 p.m.
“Marriage Boot Camp” (WE)

Sunday, Sept. 9

8 p.m.
“Rel” (FOX)

9 p.m.
“The Deuce” (HBO)
“The Last Ship” (TNT)
“The Miniaturist” (PBS)
“Paranormal Survivor” (Travel)
“Shameless” (Showtime)

10 p.m.
“Ashlee+Evan” (E!)
“Kidding” (Showtime)
“Scariest Night of My Life” (Travel)
“You” (Lifetime)

Tuesday, Sept. 11

10 p.m.
“Flipping Out” (Bravo)

Wednesday, Sept. 12

10 p.m.
“American Horror Story: Apocalypse” (FX)
“American Junkie” (Viceland)

Thursday, Sept. 13
“Snatch” (Crackle)

9 p.m.
“Flip or Flop Atlanta” (HGTV)

Friday, Sept. 14
“American Vandal” (Netflix)
“BoJack Horseman” (Netflix)
“Car Masters: Rust to Riches” (Netflix)
“The First” (Hulu)
“Forever” (Amazon)
“Norm Macdonald Has a Show” (Netflix)
“The World’s Most Extraordinary Homes” (Netflix)

10 p.m.
“Haunted Live” (Travel)

Saturday, Sept. 15

8 p.m.
“Creative Arts Emmy Awards” (FXX)

Sunday, Sept. 16

8 p.m.
“The Circus” (Showtime)
“Warriors of Liberty City” (Starz)

Monday, Sept. 17

8 p.m.
“70th Primetime Emmy Awards” (NBC)

Tuesday, Sept. 18

10 p.m.
“Sweet Home Sextuplets” (TLC)
“Tosh.0” (Comedy Central)

Wednesday, Sept. 19

9 p.m.
“Black Ink Crew” (VH1)
“Total Divas” (E!)

10 p.m.
“Big Food Truck Tip” (Food)
“I Feel Bad” (NBC)

Friday, Sept. 21

“Maniac” (Netflix)

9 p.m.
“My Lottery Dream Home” (HGTV)

Sunday, Sept. 23

8 p.m.
“9-1-1” (FOX)

Monday, Sept. 24

8 p.m.
“The Big Bang Theory” (CBS)
“Dancing With the Stars” (ABC)
“The Resident” (FOX)
“The Voice” (NBC)

8:30 p.m.
“Young Sheldon” (CBS)

9 p.m.
“Halloween Baking Championship” (Food)
“Magnum P.I.” (CBS)

10 p.m.
“Bull” (CBS)
“The Good Doctor” (ABC)
“Manifest” (NBC)

Tuesday, Sept. 25

8 p.m.
“The Gifted” (FOX)
“NCIS” (CBS)

9 p.m.
“FBI” (CBS)
“Lethal Weapon” (FOX)
“Life Below Zero” (Nat Geo)
“This Is Us” (NBC)

10 p.m.
“NCIS: New Orleans” (CBS)
“New Amsterdam” (NBC)

11 p.m.
“Mr. Inbetween” (FX)

Wednesday, Sept. 26

8 p.m.
“Chicago Med” (NBC)
“Empire” (FOX)
“The Goldbergs” (ABC)
“Survivor” (CBS)

8:30 p.m.
“American Housewife” (ABC)

9 p.m.
“Chicago Fire” (NBC)
“Modern Family” (ABC)

9:30 p.m.
“Single Parents” (ABC)

10 p.m.
“Chicago P.D.” (NBC)
“A Million Little Things” (ABC)
“South Park” (Comedy Central)
“Star” (FOX)

Thursday, Sept. 27

8 p.m.
“The Good Place” (NBC)
“Grey’s Anatomy” (ABC)

8:20 p.m.
“Thursday Night Football” (FOX)

9 p.m.
“The Best Thing I Ever Ate” (Cooking)
“Law & Order: SVU” (NBC)
“Mom” (CBS)

9:30 p.m.
“Murphy Brown” (CBS)

10 p.m.
“How to Get Away With Murder” (ABC)
“S.W.A.T.” (CBS)

Friday, Sept. 28
“Chef’s Table” (Netflix)

8 p.m.
“Last Man Standing” (FOX)
“MacGyver” (CBS)

8:30 p.m.
“The Cool Kids” (FOX)

9 p.m.
“Hawaii Five-0” (CBS)
“Hell’s Kitchen” (FOX)

10 p.m.
“Blue Bloods” (CBS)
“Dateline” (NBC)

Midnight
“Tracey Ullman’s Show” (HBO)

Saturday, Sept. 29

9 p.m.
“48 Hours” (CBS)

11:30 p.m.
“Saturday Night Live” (NBC)

Sunday, Sept. 30

7 p.m.
“America’s Funniest Home Videos” (ABC)

7:30 p.m.
“60 Minutes” (CBS)

8 p.m.
“The Simpsons” (FOX)

8:30 p.m.
“Bob’s Burgers” (FOX)
“God Friended Me” (CBS)

9 p.m.
“Family Guy” (FOX)
“Halloween Wars” (Food)
“Poldark” (PBS)

9:30 p.m.
“NCIS: Los Angeles” (CBS)
“Rel” (FOX)

11 p.m.
“Most Terrifying Places in America” (Travel)

What are you doing the week of September 24…? Because your DVR is going to be crying. And quite possibly overheating.

Folks, it is time for TVLine’s famously handy calendar (and it is an actual calendar) of Fall TV season and series premieres, which this year kicks off with Fox’s 9-1-1 sirens blaring and ABC’s The Good Doctor scrubbing back in, before going absolutely bonkers toward the end of September, where nearly 60 (!) premieres await you.

Here is our round-up of September and early October’s premieres, plus a pair of tinted boxes that denote 1) later launches and 2) midseason holds — a good way to save yourself from “Heavens to Betsy, where is rakish Red Reddington and that Blacklist of his?!?!” bouts of hysteria.

New series are in BOLD, time zones Eastern. Click to zooma-zoom-zooma-zoom and save the dates! (Updated 9/7)

Preemptive P.S. My calendar-making skills have never been infallible, so if you spot something that is (theoretically) missing, drop a polite note in Comments and I will (possibly) include it in an update.

You can also view the broadcast networks’ Fall TV roll-out plans in detail at these links: ABC, CBS, Fox, NBC and The CW.

Want scoop on any of the above shows? Email [email protected] and your question may be answered via Matt’s Inside Line.

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Fall TV is almost here! September will bring over 100 new season and series premieres, and you’ll need this handy calendar to keep track of all the dates.

Plenty of fan favorites will return to TV. “Grey’s Anatomy,” “Law & Order: SVU” and “This Is Us” will all premiere in the last week of September. The beginning of the month will bring a few lighter returning series, like “It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia” and “Shameless.”

If there’s room in your TV schedule, you can check out some of the many new series premiering in September. The highly-anticipated “Sons of Anarchy” spinoff, “Mayans M.C.,” kicks off at the beginning of the month. E!, meanwhile, has reality fans covered with Ashlee Simpson’s return to the small screen, “Ashlee + Evan.”

Among the new shows are actually a few old shows too. The “Magnum P.I.” remake and “Murphy Brown” revival are both premiering in the coming weeks.

“This Is Us” is one of many shows returning to TV in September. Photo: Maarten de Boer/NBC

Check out all the September TV premiere dates below (All times are EDT.):

Saturday, Sept. 1

“Sisters” Season 1, Netflix

Sunday, Sept. 2

“Married to Medicine” Season 8, Bravo, 8 p.m.

“Caribbean Life” Season 13, HGTV, 9 p.m.

Monday, Sept. 3

“A Place To Call Home” Season 6, Acorn TV

Tuesday, Sept. 4

“Model Squad” Season 1, E!, 8 p.m.

“Inside the NFL,” Showtime, 9 p.m.

“Mayans M.C.” Season 1, FX, 10 p.m.

“The Purge” Season 1, USA, 10 p.m.

Wednesday, Sept. 5

“It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia” Season 13, FXX, 10 p.m.

“Property Brothers” Season 13, HGTV, 9 p.m.

Thursday, Sept. 6

“I Love You, America” Season 2, Hulu

“Bite Club” Season 1, Food Network, 9 p.m.

Jessica Henwick and Finn Jones star in “Marvel’s Iron Fist” Season 2, premiering Sept. 7. Photo: Linda Kallerus/Netflix

Friday, Sept. 7

“Atypical” Season 2, Netflix

“Cable Girls” Season 3, Netflix

“First and Last” Season 1, Netflix

“Marvel’s Iron Fist” Season 2, Netflix

“Six Dreams” Season 1, Amazon

“Marriage Bootcamp Reality Stars” Season 11, WE, 9 p.m.

Sunday, Sept. 9

“Rel” Season 1, Fox, 8 p.m.

“The Deuce” Season 2, HBO, 9 p.m.

“The Last Ship” Season 5, TNT, 9 p.m.

“Shameless” Season 9, Showtime, 9 p.m.

“Ashlee + Evan” Season 1, E!, 10 p.m.

“Kidding” Season 1, Showtime, 10 p.m.

“You” Season 1, Lifetime, 10 p.m.

Monday, Sept. 10

“Jack Irish” Season 2, Acorn TV

Tuesday, Sept. 11

“Flipping Out” Season 11, Bravo, 10 p.m.

Wednesday, Sept. 12

“American Horror Story: Apocalypse,” FX, 10 p.m.

“American Junkie” Season 1, Viceland, 10 p.m.

Thursday, Sept. 13

“Snatch” Season 2, Crackle

“Flip Or Flop Atlanta” Season 2, HGTV, 9 p.m.

“BoJack Horseman” Season 5 is one of dozens of new TV seasons starting in September. Photo: Netflix

Friday, Sept. 14

“American Vandal” Season 2, Netflix

“BoJack Horseman” Season 5, Netflix

“The First” Season 1, Hulu

“Forever” Season 1, Amazon

“Ingobernable” Season 2, Netflix

“Norm Macdonald Has a Show” Season 1, Netflix

“The World’s Most Extraordinary” Homes” Season 2, Netflix

Sunday, Sept. 16

“Warriors of Liberty City,” Starz, 8 p.m.

Tuesday, Sept. 18

“The Hunt for the Trump Tapes with Tom Arnold” Season 1, Viceland, 10:30 p.m.

“Sweet Home Sextuplets” Season 1, TLC, 10 p.m.

Wednesday, Sept. 19

“Black Ink Crew” Season 7, VH1, 9 p.m.

“Total Divas” Season 8, E!, 9 p.m.

Thursday, Sept. 20

“Dead Lucky” Season 1, Sundance Now

Friday, Sept. 21

“Battlefish” Season 1, Netflix

“The Good Cop” Season 1, Netflix

“Maniac” Season 1, Netflix

“My Lottery Dream Home” Season 5, HGTV, 9 p.m.

Sunday, Sept. 23

“9-1-1” Season 2, Fox, 8 p.m.

“Anthony Bourdain: Parts Unknown” Season 12, CNN, 9 p.m.

“This is Life with Lisa Ling” Season 5, CNN, 10:15 p.m.

“The Voice” Season 15 premieres in September. Photo: Trae Patton/NBC

Monday, Sept. 24

“Ackley Bridge” Season 2, Acorn TV

“The Big Bang Theory” Season 12, CBS, 8 p.m.

“Dancing With the Stars” Season 27, ABC, 8 p.m.

“The Resident” Season 2, Fox, 8 p.m.

“The Voice” Season 15, NBC, 8 p.m.

“Young Sheldon” Season 2, CBS, 8:30 p.m.

“Halloween Baking Championship,” Food Network, 9 p.m.

“Magnum P.I.” Season 1, CBS, 9 p.m.

“Bull” Season 3, CBS, 10 p.m.

“The Good Doctor” Season 2, ABC, 10 p.m.

“Manifest” Season 1, NBC, 10 p.m.

Tuesday, Sept. 25

“The Gifted” Season 2, Fox, 8 p.m.

“NCIS” Season 16, CBS, 8 p.m.

“FBI” Season 1, CBS, 9 p.m.

“Lethal Weapon” Season 3, Fox, 9 p.m.

“This Is Us” Season 3, NBC, 9 p.m.

“NCIS: New Orleans” Season 5, CBS, 10 p.m.

“New Amsterdam” Season 1, NBC, 10 p.m.

“Mr. Inbetween” Season 1, FX, 11 p.m.

Wednesday, Sept. 26

“Empire” Season 5, Fox, 8 p.m.

“The Goldbergs” Season 6, ABC, 8 p.m.

“Survivor” Season 37, CBS, 8 p.m.

“American Housewife” Season 3, ABC, 8:30 p.m.

“Chicago Fire” Season 7, NBC, 9 p.m.

“Modern Family” Season 10, ABC, 9 p.m.

“Star” Season 3, Fox, 9 p.m.

“Single Parents” Season 1, ABC, 9:30 p.m.

“Chicago P.D.” Season 6, NBC, 10 p.m.

“A Million Little Things” Season 1, ABC, 10 p.m.

“South Park” Season 11, Comedy Central, 10 p.m.

“Grey’s Anatomy” Season 15 starts in late September.

Thursday, Sept. 27

“Grey’s Anatomy” Season 15, ABC, 8 p.m.

“The Good Place” Season 3, NBC, 8 p.m.

“Law & Order: SVU” Season 20, NBC, 9 p.m.

“Mom” Season 6, CBS, 9 p.m.

“Murphy Brown” Season 1, CBS, 9:30 p.m.

“How To Get Away With Murder” Season 5, ABC, 10 p.m.

“S.W.A.T.” Season 2, CBS, 10 p.m.

Friday, Sept. 28

“Chef’s Table” Season 5, Netflix

“Jack Whitehall: Travels with My Father” Season 2, Netflix

“Last Man Standing” Season 7, Fox, 8 p.m.

“MacGyver” Season 3, CBS, 8 p.m.

“The Cool Kids” Season 1, Fox, 8:30 p.m.

“Hawaii Five-0” Season 9, CBS, 9 p.m.

“Hell’s Kitchen” Season 18, Fox, 9 p.m.

“Blue Bloods” Season 9, CBS, 10 p.m.

Sunday, Sept. 30

“The Durrells in Corfu” Season 3, PBS, 8 p.m.

“The Simpsons” Season 30, Fox, 8 p.m.

“Bob’s Burgers” Season 9, Fox, 8:30 p.m.

“God Friended Me” Season 1, CBS, 8:30 p.m.

“Family Guy” Season 17, Fox, 9 p.m.

“Halloween Wars,” Food Network, 9 p.m.

“Poldark” Season 4, PBS, 9 p.m.

“NCIS: Los Angeles” Season 11, 9:30 p.m.

Photo: All Courtesy of the Networks. Collage by Stevie Remsberg.

Tis the season! While the Peak TV era means there’s always something out there to watch, that’s never more true during the fall months. No matter your tastes or tendencies, the latest crop of new and returning TV shows has something for everyone, from spooky witches (American Horror Story, Chilling Adventures of Sabrina) and very weepy families (This Is Us, A Million Little Things), to bawdy teen comedies (American Vandal, Big Mouth) and a couple of high-profile projects from TV’s prestige elite (The Deuce, The Romanoffs). Below, we spotlight the 49 shows we’re most excited to see this autumn, and when to watch them.

Editors’ Picks

Kidding – Showtime, Sundays, 10 p.m.
After nearly 25 years, Jim Carrey returns to TV in this prestige series about a Mister Rogers–like children’s TV icon going through a personal crisis.

You – Lifetime, Sundays, 10 p.m.
Gossip Girl star Penn Badgley is a bookseller who stalks his crush’s Instagram until he gets on her good side. Despite a veneer of charm, he’s more than willing to kill off a few of her friends to get the girl. (It’s Lifetime!)

The Deuce – HBO, Sundays, 9 p.m.
The first season of this David Simon– and George Pelecanos–created show about the sex trade in early ’70s New York took a gritty, journalistic approach to its subject while remaining grounded in its characters’ humanity (as might be expected from veterans of The Wire and Treme). Season two looks likely to keep that going, though it will doubtlessly be dogged by the question of whether or not viewers will be made uncomfortable by a series about sexual politics starring James Franco.

American Horror Story: Apocalypse – FX, Wednesdays, 10 p.m.
Apocalypse enlists the powers of American Horror Story’s signature coven: Sarah Paulson, Lily Rabe, Emma Roberts, Frances Conroy, Gabourey Sidibe, Taissa Farmiga, and Stevie Nicks.

Forever – Amazon, out now
Fred Armisen and Maya Rudolph star in this mysterious Amazon comedy from the Master of None creators. The SNL alums play married couple June and Oscar, whose lives are upended by a ski trip that leads on an unexpected path.

The First – Hulu, out now
Writer-creator Beau Willimon switches it up from Washington, D.C.’s swamp (House of Cards) to outer space. In the near future, NASA works with private companies to start interplanetary colonization on Mars. Sean Penn stars.

American Vandal – Netflix, out now
After (sort of) solving the mystery of “Who did the dicks?” in season one, American Vandal’s teenaged documentaries move on to “The Brown Out,” an incident of schoolwide food poisoning with no clear culprit and disgusting consequences.

BoJack Horseman – Netflix, out now
The soul-searing animated comedy set in an L.A. filled with animal puns and existential ennui returns for a fifth season that finds BoJack taking on a new project and Diane dealing with her new status quo.

Maniac – Netflix, 9/21
Superbad co-stars Jonah Hill and Emma Stone reunite in this dark comedy directed by Cary Joji Fukunaga. The pair play strangers in a mysterious pharma trial for a miracle pill that cures mental illness, even heartbreak. Justin Theroux is a bespectacled scientist, and Sally Field seems like an early skeptic.

This Is Us – NBC, 9/25
Expect more mysteries and more tears in the third season of Dan Fogelman’s hit, chronologically tricky family drama.

Single Parents – ABC, 9:30 p.m., 9/26
New Girl creator Liz Meriwether returns with a comedy led by Saturday Night Live alum Taran Killam. A devoted dad, Killam gets tutored in the art of single parenthood by mom Leighton Meester, among others.

Murphy Brown – CBS, 9:30 p.m., 9/27
She’s back! After 20 years off air, Candice Bergen returns as Murphy Brown in a 13-episode revival. This reboot welcomes a new character, Brown’s equally hard-nosed journalist son, played by Jake McDorman.

The Good Place – NBC, 9/27
After hitting the reset button yet again at the end of season two, Michael Schur’s afterlife comedy returns with a season that seemingly undoes the premise at the heart of the show by bringing its once-dead characters back to Earth for a second chance.

Big Mouth – Netflix, 10/5
The filthy, funny coming-of-age animated comedy returns for another round of bodily-fluids jokes and hormone monsters.

Riverdale, – CW, 10/10
A series exploring the dark underbelly of beloved Archie Comics characters may once not have seemed like a great idea, but the series’ mash-up of milkshakes and film noir tropes has proven remarkably entertaining. The third season promo suggests the series will continue to tease out some elements of horror, too, possibly connecting it with Netflix’s Chilling Adventures of Sabrina.

The Romanoffs – Amazon, 10/12
A bunch of people are convinced they’re descendants of the Russian royal family in Matthew Weiner’s massive Amazon anthology. The eight-part series will unfurl weekly instead of all at once. Maybe pregame this one with Anastasia.

Crazy Ex-Girlfriend – CW
The tunefully devastating series in which Rachel Bloom searches for happiness and emotional stability while dealing with mental illness begins its final season.

Camping – HBO, 10 p.m., 10/14
Jennifer Garner is back on TV! In this HBO comedy from Lena Dunham and Jenni Konner, Garner plays a super-uptight wife who tries to keep her cool when planning a camping trip for her husband and his friends.

Charmed – The CW, 9 p.m., 10/14
A reboot of the supernatural early-aughts hit, this time starring three Latinx actresses: Madeleine Mantock, Melonie Diaz, and Sarah Jeffery.

My Brilliant Friend – HBO, November
The first book in Elena Ferrante’s “Neapolitan” series, about two girls growing up in 1950s Naples who go on to have a 60-year friendship, gets the HBO treatment. The show was shot in Caserta, Italy, and uses the authentic Neapolitan dialect.

Escape at Dannemora – Showtime, 10 p.m., 11/18
Think of it as the anti–Shawshank Redemption. Ben Stiller directs this series following the prison escape of two murderers who got a helping hand from a married prison employee with whom they’re both “sexually entangled.” Benicio Del Toro, Patricia Arquette, and Paul Dano star.

Outlander – Starz, 11/4
After moving the action from Scotland to France (then back to Scotland), Outlander’s fourth season will find Jamie and Claire navigating the dangers of the New World.

September

The Purge – USA, Tuesdays, 10 p.m.
Based on the Blumhouse movie series of the same name, the show picks up years later but has a flashback to the first Purge—an annual night when crimes like murder, theft, and arson are legal. The mini-series follows seemingly unrelated citizens of a small town reckoning with the violence.

Mayans M.C. – FX, Tuesdays, 10 p.m.
The Sons of Anarchy spinoff follows Ezekiel “EZ” Reyes (J. D. Pardo), who’s just returned home from prison. As he rebuilds his life, EZ tries to join the roster of the Mayans motorcycle club.

9/5

It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia – FXX, Wednesdays, 10 p.m.
Season 13 could be titled “The Gang Tries to Get By Without One of Its Members,” thanks to Glenn Howerton’s departure to star in A.P. Bio (though Howerton will reportedly appear in many of this year’s episodes).

9/7

Atypical – Netflix, out now
Netflix won acclaim for the first season of this family dramedy starring Jennifer Jason Leigh and Michael Rappaport as the struggling parents of two children, including an 18-year-old on the autism spectrum (played by Keir Gilchrist), which will be returning for another, longer, second season.

9/18

The Hunt for the Trump Tapes With Tom Arnold – Viceland, 10:30 p.m.
Comedian turned citizen journalist Tom Arnold is doing his best gumshoe reporting in this eight-episode series focused on unraveling some of Donald Trump’s most sordid secrets. A coterie of celebs and pundits are slated to make appearances, including Rosie O’Donnell, Judd Apatow, Arnold Schwarzenegger, and Anthony Scaramucci.

9/21

The Good Cop – Netflix
Josh Groban is (rather stunningly) not doing any singing in this Netflix sitcom from the creator of the much-loved Monk. Instead, he’s fussing with his father, a naughty ex-cop just out of prison, played by Tony Danza.

9/24

Manifest – NBC, 10 p.m.
After what feels like a routine flight, the passengers on Montego Air Flight 828 land to find they’ve actually been missing for five years and have all been pronounced dead.

Magnum P.I. – CBS, 9 p.m.
Jay Hernandez stars as the iconic investigator in this reboot. A Navy SEAL turned luxury security consultant (who moonlights as a private eye), Magnum works with (or sometimes around) Detective Gordon Katsumoto (Tim Kang) and his boss, Juliet Higgins (Perdita Weeks).

9/25

New Amsterdam – NBC, 10 p.m.
Ryan Eggold stars as the new medical director of a hospital inspired by New York’s Bellevue. He’s an earnest altruist—take that, Good Doctor.

9/26

A Million Little Things – ABC, 10 p.m.
A group of best friends who first met while trapped in a Boston elevator haven’t done the best job of keeping up with one another’s trials and triumphs—until they’re faced with the suicide of the most decent member of the clan (Ron Livingston).

9/28

Last Man Standing – Fox, 8 p.m.
On Tim Allen’s seventh season as sporting-goods employee Mike Baxter, he might talk Trump. After a year off air, the revival will add some new elements: Mike’s father, Bud (Robert Forster), has been killed off, and an Asian exchange student moves in.

9/30

God Friended Me – CBS, 8:30 p.m.
Ping! An obnoxious atheist played by Brandon Micheal Hall (Search Party) is friended on Facebook by none other than God. The nonbeliever is poked to help various friends, but where the Lord falls on Facebook and fake news, and privacy, remains unclear.

Bob’s Burgers, Fox
Entering its ninth season, Bob’s Burgers quietly continues to be one of TV’s most consistently great comedies.

October

The Neighborhood – CBS, 8 p.m.
Calvin Butler (Cedric the Entertainer) can’t stand the relentlessly cheerful conflict negotiator (Max Greenfield) who’s moved in next door. Meanwhile, of course, Butler’s family is absolutely charmed by the affable new neighbor.

Happy Together – CBS, 8:30 p.m.
Damon Wayans Jr. and Amber Stevens West are a couple who spend a typical evening unloading the dishwasher—until a tabloid-famous pop star (played by Felix Mallard; think Bieber, but with Harry Styles’s fashion and accent) moves in to try to escape the limelight. Various high jinks ensue.

10/4

I Feel Bad – NBC, 9:30 p.m.
A cool, overwhelmed mom (Sarayu Blue) deals with life’s daily questions: Is it wrong to pretend she doesn’t know her kids when they get rowdy in public? Why do she and her mom have the same taste in jean jackets?

10/5

Into the Dark – Hulu
Always the hot boyfriend, never the hot leading man, Dermot Mulroney gets his due in Blumhouse’s 12-episode horror anthology for Hulu. The episodes will be released the first Friday of every month, usually themed around the month’s big holiday.

The Man in the High Castle, Amazon
With a fourth season already announced, this third season of the Philip K. Dick–inspired series about an alternate America in which the Germans and Japanese won World War II can play the long game. Eric Overmyer (Bosch, The Wire) takes over as showrunner following the unexpected departure of series creator Frank Spotnitz midway through season two.

10/10

All American – The CW, 9 p.m.
In this Greg Berlanti–developed football drama, Spencer James (Daniel Ezra) transfers from South Crenshaw High to Beverly Hills High when he’s recruited by coach Billy Baker (Taye Diggs).

10/14

The Alec Baldwin Show – ABC, 10 p.m.
In a spinoff of sorts from his podcast Here’s the Thing, Baldwin will hold court with celebrities and newsmakers such as Jerry Seinfeld and Kate McKinnon.

10/16

The Kids Are Alright – ABC, 8:30 p.m.
No relation to the Annette Bening–Julianne Moore movie of the same name, this 1970s-set ensemble drama is about a working- class Irish-Catholic family with three bedrooms, one bathroom, and eight boys. Michael Cudlitz and Mary McCormack head the house.

The Rookie – ABC, 10 p.m.
After he becomes an unexpected hero by foiling a bank robbery, a newly divorced man (played by Nathan Fillion) joins the LAPD in middle age.

The Conners – ABC, 8 p.m.
After Roseanne Barr’s firing, ABC announced a sitcom spinoff about the Conner family, sans its matriarch. John Goodman, Laurie Metcalf, Sara Gilbert, Lecy Goranson, and Michael Fishman are all returning.

Legacies – The CW, 9 p.m.
Classes are beginning at the Salvatore School for the Young and Gifted in this spinoff of The Originals. Young vampires, witches, and werewolves presumably procrastinate and pout just like every other teen in high school.

10/25

Deutschland 86 – Sundance
Moving the action up three years, the series formerly known as Deutschland 83 continues the story of an East German spy working in West Germany in the final years of the Cold War.

November

House of Cards – Netflix
The final season of Netflix’s political drama will turn the focus on Robin Wright after the dramatic behind-the-scenes departure of Kevin Spacey, following multiple allegations of sexual harassment and assault.

December

Marvel’s Runaways – Hulu
Marvel’s series about teenagers who discover their parents are supervillains and hit the road in an act of rebellion returns just in time to binge over the holidays.

Full Calendar

Wednesday, September 5
9 p.m. Property Brothers, HGTV
10 p.m. It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia, FXX

Thursday, September 6
12 a.m. I Love You, America, Hulu

Friday, September 7
12 a.m. Atypical, Netflix
12 a.m. Marvel’s Iron Fist, Netflix

Wednesday, September 12
10 p.m. American Horror Story: Apocalypse, FX

Sunday, September 16
8 p.m. The Circus, Showtime
8 p.m. Warriors of Liberty City, Starz

Tuesday, September 18
9 p.m. Sorry For Your Loss, Facebook Watch
10 p.m. Tosh.0, Comedy Central
11 p.m. The Hunt for the Trump Tapes With Tom Arnold, Viceland

Wednesday, September 19
9 p.m. Total Divas, E!

Friday, September 21
12 a.m. The Good Cop, Netflix
12 a.m. Maniac, Netflix

Sunday, September 23
8 p.m. 9-1-1, Fox
9 p.m. Anthony Bourdain: Parts Unknown, CNN

Saturday, September 29
9 p.m. 48 Hours, CBS
11:30 p.m. Saturday Night Live, NBC

Monday, October 1
8 p.m. The Neighborhood, CBS
8:30 p.m. Happy Together, CBS

Tuesday, October 2
9 p.m. Below Deck, Bravo

Wednesday, October 3
9 p.m. SEAL Team, CBS
10 p.m. Criminal Minds, CBS

Thursday, October 4
8 p.m. Superstore, NBC
9 p.m. Station 19, ABC
9 p.m. Will & Grace, NBC
9:30 p.m. I Feel Bad, NBC

Saturday, October 6
10 p.m. Versailles, Ovation

Tuesday, October 9
8 p.m. The Flash, CW
9 p.m. Black Lightning, CW

Wednesday, October 10
8 p.m. Riverdale, CW
9 p.m. All American, CW

Thursday, October 11
8 p.m. Supernatural, CW

Sunday, October 14
8 p.m. Supergirl, CW
9 p.m. Charmed, CW
10 p.m. The Alec Baldwin Show, ABC
10 p.m. Camping, HBO

Monday, October 15
8 p.m. Arrow, CW

Friday, October 19
12 a.m. Lore, Amazon
12 a.m. Salt, Fat, Acid, Heat, Netflix
12 a.m. Wanderlust, Netflix

Sunday, October 21
10 p.m. Wolf Creek, Pop
10 p.m. The Woman in White, PBS

Monday, October 22
9 p.m. DC’s Legends of Tomorrow, CW

Thursday, October 25
9 p.m. Legacies, CW

Sunday, October 28
12 a.m. Patriot Act With Hasan Minaj, Netflix
9 p.m. Ray Donovan, Showtime
10 p.m. Busy Tonight, E!

Sunday, October 31
12 a.m. Tell Me a Story, CBS All Access
10 p.m. Stan Against Evil, IFC

Friday, November 2
12 a.m. Homecoming, Amazon
12 a.m. House of Cards, Netflix

Sunday, November 4
8 p.m. Outlander, Starz

Thursday, November 9
9 p.m. Baroness Von Sketch Show, IFC

Friday, November 16
12 a.m. The Kominsky Method, Netflix

Sunday, November 18
8 p.m. Enemies: The President, the Justice, and the FBI, Showtime
10 p.m. Escape at Dannemora, Showtime

Monday, November 19
8 p.m. The Little Drummer Girl, AMC

Wednesday, November 28
9 p.m. Vikings, History

Wednesday, December 5
10 p.m. Deal or No Deal, CNBC

Friday, December 7
12 a.m. Dogs of Berlin, Netflix

Friday, December 14
12 a.m. Sunderland Till I Die, Netflix

Friday, December 21
12 a.m. Marvel’s Runaways, Hulu

Sunday, December 30
8 p.m. The Orville, Fox

*A version of this article appears in the September 3, 2018, issue of New York Magazine. Subscribe Now!

October TV Premieres: 12 New Shows to Look Out for This Month

The leaves are changing colors, baseball playoffs are finally upon us, and through it all, the endless roster of new television shows continues to blow through October like a strong fall gust. As the TV world recovers from the post-Emmys haze, there are plenty of new series vying for audience attention across broadcast, cable, and streaming.

With the year-end holidays peeking out over the horizon, a number of new premieres join the fall ranks in genres as wide-ranging as family comedy, anthology horror, animated sci-fi, and surprise tattoo reality shows. Take a look at a dozen potential additions to your watch queue below.

(We do this roundup of new shows pretty much every month — if you missed any of those previous picks, here are some notable TV premieres from February, March, April, May, June, July, August, and our giant fall preview.)

“I Feel Bad” (October 4, NBC)

“I Feel Bad”

Evans Vestal Ward/NBC

Sarayu Blue stars in this new comedy about balancing job, family, and the general messiness of life. From creator Aseem Batra (a “Scrubs” and “The Cleveland Show” alum herself) and EP Amy Poehler, it’s the sole Fall 2018 addition to the NBC comedy lineup.

“Into the Dark” (October 5, Hulu)

“Into the Dark: The Body.”

Hulu

With anthology streaming series all the rage, Hulu joins the fray with this Blumhouse-produced monthly show. Each installment will have a theme connected to a certain holiday in that particular month. Beginning with Halloween, future installments will also cover Thanksgiving, Christmas, and Valentine’s Day.

“Star Wars Resistance” (October 7, Disney)

“Star Wars Resistance”

Disney Channel

“Star Wars Rebels” co-creator Dave Filoni is back with another animated series within the greater “Star Wars” saga, this time focusing on the part of the timeline leading up to “The Force Awakens.” Tracking the exploits of a fledgling Resistance pilot, the series will also feature guest appearances from notable figures within the current trilogy. The voice cast for the series includes Bobby Moynihan, Donald Faison, and Jim Rash.

“All-American” (October 10, The CW)

“All American”

Ray Mickshaw/The CW

Based on the story of former NFL linebacker Spencer Paysinger, this new scripted drama follows the experiences of a star athlete from LA’s Crenshaw neighborhood recruited to play for a Beverly Hills high school. The series stars Daniel Ezra as Spencer James and Taye Diggs as the new high school’s football coach.

“How Far is Tattoo Far?” (October 11, MTV)

If you were a fan of the dearly departed “The Joel McHale Show with Joel McHale,” you’ll know that the UK series “Just Tattoo of Us” was an endless source of friendship-testing segments. This US version of the reality show will borrow the premise of longtime pals and family members signing their friends up to get sight-unseen ink on their body. To quote one infamous participant, “Fair play.”

“The Romanoffs” (October 12, Amazon)

Aaron Eckhart and Marthe Keller in”The Romanoffs”

Amazon/Chris Raphael

Matthew Weiner returns to TV just over three years after the end of “Mad Men” with this unusual anthology series, connecting stories of people who believe that they are descendants of the Romanoffs Russian ruling family. The impossibly stuffed ensemble has an endless list of notable names, all of which you can sample in this teaser.

“Light as a Feather” (October 12, Hulu)

“Light as a Feather”

Rachael Thompson/Hulu

In the grand tradition of taking middle school sleepover games and turning them into something mortifying, this new Hulu horror series follows the deadly aftermath of one misguided game of “Light as a Feather, Stiff as a Board.” It’s the latest partnership between Hulu and AwesomenessTV, which also helped produce “All Night” and “Freakish.” All 10 episodes of the season will be available at once.

“Pod Save America” (October 12, HBO)

One of the country’s most popular podcasts makes the jump to TV as co-hosts Jon Favreau, Jon Lovett, Tommy Vietor, and Dan Pfeiffer tape four specials in different US states. The regular PSA crew will be joined by frequent contributors and election candidates as the tour highlights close races and the overall state of the political landscape as next month’s midterms approach.

“Titans” (October 12, DC Universe)

Robin, “Titans”

DC Universe

This show made waves a few months ago when its trailer closed with a somewhat less rosy version of Batman’s sidekick Robin than previous iterations have put forth. Part of the new DC Universe streaming platform, this live action series will feature other members of the greater DC Comics world, including Raven, Starfire, and Beast Boy.

“Camping” (October 14, HBO)

David Tennant and Jennifer Garner, “Camping”

HBO

Based on the 2016 British series of the same name, this US update from co-creators Jenni Konner and Lena Dunham stars Jennifer Garner and David Tennant as a couple looking to enjoy a birthday getaway, with the help of some select close friends and family. Unsurprisingly, the celebration turns disastrous quickly as old grudges and new annoyances build up in the middle of the wilderness. The show’s ensemble also features Janicza Bravo, Juliette Lewis, Brett Gelman, Ione Skye, and Bridget Everett.

“Charmed” (October 14, The CW)

The CW’s “Charmed.”

Katie Yu/The CW

A reboot of the late ’90s/early ’00s WB hit, this revamped version follows another trio of modern-day witches, this time moving from San Francisco to a cozy college town in Michigan. Melonie Diaz, Sarah Jeffery, and Madeleine Mantock play the sisters in this new version, which will also boast Gina Rodriguez as a director of a late-season episode.

“Deutschland 86” (October 25, Sundance)

Maria Schrader and Jonas Nay, “Deutschland 86”

Sundance

While technically not a new series, this sequel to the critically acclaimed eight-part 2015 series “Deutschland 83” follows some of the same characters. East German spy Martin Rauch (Jonas Nay) returns, following the consequences of his undercover mission three years after the events of the original series. Co-creator Anna Winger returns as the primary writer for this new batch of episodes.

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The Descent (September 1)

One of the best horror movies of the new century is still Neil Marshall’s creepy, crawly, emotional nail-biter The Descent, about a group of women who go caving in North Carolina’s Appalachian Mountains—with a bunch of unresolved drama in tow. On their previous group outing, Sarah (Shauna Macdonald) lost her husband and daughter in a car accident. The backstory doesn’t end there—it expands to involve one of the other women on the trip—but that’s all you really need to know to understand the film’s grief-stricken, quiet opening register. The movie so carefully steeps you in that mood that you don’t see the horrors coming; suffice it to say, there’s some weird shit living beneath those Appalachians. But rather than just being a scary, moody freakshow, The Descent manages to make its emotional complications and ghoulish horror feel mutually linked. The film becomes a perfect dose of catharsis: scary, tense, and devastating until the very end—and then, at its conclusion, overwhelmed with the utter pleasure of release.

Pete’s Dragon (September 14)

No movie will ever really make me want to move out into the woods, but David Lowery’s instant classic Pete’s Dragon—which stars the perfectly named Oakes Fegley as the titular Pete—has made the best case in recent memory. At the start of the movie, Pete and his parents get into a car accident, killing his mom and dad and leaving Pete alive, alone, and lost in the forest. He falls under the care of a sometimes-invisible friend, a furry, fiery, loyal dragon. When people from the surrounding community, played by Bryce Dallas Howard, Wes Bentley, and Karl Urban, among others, find Pete and try to bring him back into the human fold, the movie instantly becomes a conflict over their various ways of life. The usual threats are here—corporate deforestation being the biggest of all. But the real thread of the movie is adults’ loss of imagination. Plenty of kids’ movies cover this material, but Lowery’s got a handle on folklore and local myth—and a way of making granular storytelling feel romantically large and all-consuming—that few other directors can muster. Even when making Disney movies.

TV

What’s arriving . . .

Call the Midwife: Series 7 (September 10)

Many of the faces might have changed, but the mostly heartwarming and occasionally devastating world of Call the Midwife remains the same. Domestic dramas unfold in this comfortable British series, which follows a small group of midwives and nuns in 1950s and 60s London tending to the poor, uneducated, and altogether unprepared residents of the Poplar district. But while the gentle, procedural quality of the show is one of its strongest selling points, Series 7 gets a bit more pointed with some of its messaging. Perhaps in response to the ongoing Brexit struggles in the U.K., the Call the Midwife writers introduced a new character in the form of Lucille Anderson (Leonie Elliott), a Jamaican midwife who faces exactly the kind of discrimination you might expect in that time and that place. The season also centers episodes on immigrant characters from Nigeria and Pakistan, meaning that even your cozy, escapist U.K. dramas can’t help but comment on the way we live now.

American Vandal: Season 2 (September 14)

The first season of this true-crime mockumentary caught most people by surprise last fall. But one Peabody Award and a ringing endorsement from prosecutor Marcia Clark later, the same can hardly be said of Season 2. This time, the show will transport its surprisingly incisive take on juvenile humor to the world of a private Catholic high school. A recent trailer revealed a subject even ruder than Season 1’s dick-drawing vandal: the so-called Turd Burglar. Don’t let the blue subject matter fool you; the American Vandal team seems quite aware of what made their first outing a success, and of the challenges they face in capturing that lightning in a bottle a second time. Inspired by the ongoing true-crime craze, show-runner Dan Lagana told Vulture that after watching series like The Jinx or The Staircase, “We always think, What’s the medium-stakes crime? What’s the less mature, amateur version of this?” Fans of the first season will have to get to know an entirely new crew of teenage suspects, as only our intrepid fictional detectives—Peter Maldonado (Tyler Alvarez) and Sam Ecklund (Griffin Gluck)—will return.

Fall 2018-19 Network TV Schedule

With the broadcast lineups now set, here are the most interesting match-ups on the Fall 2018-19 TV schedule.

has given the mystery-drama “Manifest” the choice post-“Voice” timeslot, while “Dancing with the Stars” and freshman hit “The Good Doctor” will continue to no doubt continue to be a potent combination for . Fox will move up both “The Resident” and “9-1-1” from their midseason slots this season for fall bows for both shows’ sophomore runs. “9-1-1” proved to be a hit for on Wednesdays, but airing against the second hour of “The Voice” will be it’s first real test.

The biggest news for Mondays this fall will be , which has loaded up the first two hours of its lineup for the night with freshman shows rather than try to launch its new shows by attaching them to an established one. The only returning CBS show to air on Mondays will be “Bull,” which is being moved out of the Tuesdays at 9 pm slot it has occupied for its first two seasons.

TUESDAY
8PM 8:30PM 9PM 9:30PM 10PM 10:30
NBC The Voice This is Us New Amsterdam (N)
ABC Roseanne The Kids are Alright (N) black-ish Splitting Up Together The Rookie (N)
CBS NCIS FBI (N) NCIS: New Orleans
CW The Flash Black Lightning
FOX The Gifted Lethal Weapon

“Roseanne” will return in the fall rather than the spring, but still anchoring ABC’s Tuesday lineup. The hit revival will be used to launch freshman comedy “The Kids Are Alright,” while “Black-ish” will lead into the second season of “Splitting Up Together.” The Nathan Fillion ABC cop drama “The Rookie” will then go head-to-head with NBC’s new medical drama “New Amsterdam,” which has the advantage of a “This Is Us” lead in at 10. The Dick Wolf-produced CBS drama “FBI” will air against “This Is Us” in the slot previously occupied by “Bull,” in between “NCIS” and “NCIS: New Orleans,” all but guaranteeing the new show an audience of 10 million+ viewers a week. “This Is Us” will more than likely top it handily in the key demo, however. Fox has moved the Marvel drama “The Gifted” to Tuesdays at 8, leading into a now Clayne Crawford-less “Lethal Weapon.” The CW’s Tuesday lineup remains the same.

WEDNESDAY
8PM 8:30PM 9PM 9:30PM 10PM 10:30
NBC Chicago Med Chicago Fire Chicago P.D.
ABC The Goldbergs American Housewife (new time) Modern Family Single Parents (N) A Millions Little Things (N)
CBS Survivor Seal Team Criminal Minds
CW Riverdale All American (N)
FOX Empire Star

NBC is making Wednesdays all about Chicago, bringing together all three “Chicago” shows airing back-to-back. “American Housewife” will then move up an hour on ABC, with the show’s former time slot now occupied by freshman comedy “Single Parents.” ABC’s comedy lineup will then lead into the new drama “A Million Little Things,” which takes over the “Designated Survivor” slot. CBS and Fox have kept their Wednesday lineups from last season intact, with Fox routinely topping the night thanks to “Empire.” CW’s new football drama “All American” will get a solid lead in from “Riverdale,” which was previously used to try to launch “Dynasty.”

THURSDAY
8PM 8:30PM 9PM 9:30PM 10PM 10:30
NBC Superstore The Good Place Will & Grace I Feel Bad (N) Law & Order: SVU
ABC Grey’s Anatomy Station 19 How to Get Away with Murder
CBS The Big Bang Theory Young Sheldon Mom Murphy Brown (NT) S.W.A.T
CW Supernatural Legacies (N)
5PM ET/8PM PT – 11PM+
FOX NFL Football Live

Fox will begin airing “Thursday Night Football” this year, meaning CBS will start “The Big Bang Theory” on Thursdays this fall rather than putting the show on Mondays to start the season as they have in the past. How well the powerhouse multi-cam and prequel series “Young Sheldon” will fare against the NFL remains to be seen. CBS’ revival of “Murphy Brown” will then air at 9:30. If “Murphy Brown” can pull off a ratings miracle like “Roseanne” did, CBS will at least be competitive with Fox football on Thursdays. NBC has kept most of its Thursday lineup the same, adding freshman comedy “I Feel Bad” in the former “Great News” slot while also moving “Law & Order: SVU” to Thursdays at 10 to clear the way for the “Chicago” block. “The Originals” spinoff “Legacies” will then air after perennial CW favorite “Supernatural.”

FRIDAY
8PM 8:30PM 9PM 9:30PM 10PM 10:30
NBC Blindspot Midnight, Texas Dateline NBC
ABC Fresh Off the Boat (ND/NT) Speechless (ND/NT) Child Support (ND/NT) 20/20
CBS MacGyver Hawaii Five-0 Blue Bloods
CW Dynasty Crazy Ex-Girlfriend
FOX Last Man Standing The Cool Kids (N) Hells Kitchen

Fox is bringing “Last Man Standing” back to the same time slot it occupied on ABC. Only now it will air against ABC’s “Fresh Off the Boat,” which was moved to Fridays along with “Speechless.” It will be interesting to see how Fox’s comedy block of “Last Man Standing” and freshman comedy “The Cool Kids” will fare against “MacGyver” on CBS. “Last Man Standing” averaged a 1.2 rating in adults 18-49 and 6.4 million viewers in Live+Same Day during its final season on ABC. In its second season, “MacGyver” averaged a 0.8 and 6.8 million. “Dynasty” then moves to Fridays on CW after its surprising renewal, where it will be paired with the final season of “Crazy Ex-Girlfriend.”

SATURDAY
8PM 8:30PM 9PM 9:30PM 10PM 10:30
NBC Dateline Saturday Night Mystery Saturday Night Live (encores)
ABC Saturday Night Football
CBS Crimetime Saturday Crimetime Saturday 48 Hours
FOX Fox Sports Saturday: Fox College Football
*NBC will now air repeats of “SNL” with “20/20” moving to Fridays.
SUNDAY
7-8:20PM 8:20-11PM
NBC Football Night in America NBC Sunday Night Football
7pm 8pm 9pm 10pm
ABC America’s Funniest Home Videos DANCING WITH THE STARS: JUNIORS Shark Tank The Alec Baldwin Show (new title)
CBS 60 Minutes God Friended Me (N) NCIS: Los Angeles Madam Secretary
CW Supergirl (ND) Charmed (N)
7PM 7:30PM 8PM 8:30PM 9PM 9:30PM 10PM 10:30PM
FOX NFL on Fox The OT The Simpsons Bob’s Burgers Family Guy REL

ABC will air no scripted programming on Sundays this fall, adding “Dancing with the Stars: Juniors” and the talk series “The Alec Baldwin Show.” CBS will air the light drama “God Friended Me” in the “Wisdom of the Crowd” slot, while Fox will launch live-action comedy “Rel” in “The Last Man on Earth” slot. Look for “Rel” to be more of a gainer in delayed viewing. For , “Supergirl” moves to Mondays where it will be used to launch the reboot of “Charmed.”

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Fall TV Grid 2019-2020

If ever there was an expedient excuse to cite the proverb “the more things change the more they stay the same,” the broadcast networks’ 2019-2020 fall schedule is such an occasion now that the annual hoopla of the upfronts are over.

Gotham is gone on Fox, but Gotham City is swinging back to the small screen with the profusely touted Batwoman on the CW’s superhero Sunday lineup and taking on Tiffany Haddish and ABC for the non-NFL crowd. Still perched at 10 PM, Blue Bloods will continue to top Friday nights in viewership despite Fox debuting WWE SmackDown that night.

Pulling up to a Daenerys and Drogon perspective, despite the best intentions and promises to advertisers by the new leadership at all of the Big 4, some of the 18 new shows on the schedule this fall are clearly going to get scorched — that’s the nature of the business. However, soaring up even higher, the 2019-20 cycle now looks more and more like a transitional season for the networks as the continental TV landscape writhes more than ever before and new streaming competition takes the field.

With that in mind, check out Deadline’s interactive 2019-2020 primetime broadcast schedule here, followed by a look at some key matchups to watch:

New series in green, returning shows in white, new times in italic.
All times ET/PT. Hover over shows for more info.

  • MON
  • 7:00
  • 7:30
  • 8:00
  • 8:30
  • 9:00
  • 9:30
  • 10:00
  • 10:30
  • ABC
  • Dancing With The Stars Dancing With The Stars8 – 10pmreturning
  • The Good Doctor The Good Doctor10 – 11pmreturning
  • CBS
  • The Neighborhood The Neighborhood8 – 8:30pmreturning
  • Bob Hearts Abishola Bob Hearts Abishola8:30 – 9pmnew
  • All Rise All Rise9 – 10pmnew
  • Bull Bull10 – 11pmreturning
  • FOX
  • 911 9118 – 9pmreturning
  • Prodigal Son Prodigal Son9 – 10pmnew
  • NBC
  • The Voice The Voice8 – 10pmreturning
  • Bluff City Law Bluff City Law10 – 11pmnew
  • CW
  • All American All American8 – 9pmreturning
  • Black Lightning Black Lightning9 – 10pmreturning
  • TUE
  • 7:00
  • 7:30
  • 8:00
  • 8:30
  • 9:00
  • 9:30
  • 10:00
  • 10:30
  • ABC
  • The Conners The Conners8 – 8:30pmreturning
  • Bless This Mess Bless This Mess8:30 – 9pmreturning
  • Mixed-ish Mixed-ish9 – 9:30pmnew
  • Black-ish Black-ish9:30 – 10pmreturning
  • Emergence Emergence10 – 11pmnew
  • CBS
  • NCIS NCIS8 – 9pmreturning
  • FBI FBI9 – 10pmreturning
  • NCIS: New Orleans NCIS: New Orleans10 – 11pmreturning
  • FOX
  • The Resident The Resident8 – 9pmreturning
  • Empire Empire9 – 10pmreturning
  • NBC
  • The Voice The Voice8 – 9pmreturning
  • This Is Us This Is Us9 – 10pmreturning
  • New Amsterdam New Amsterdam10 – 11pmreturning
  • CW
  • The Flash The Flash8 – 9pmreturning
  • Arrow Arrow9 – 10pmreturning
  • WED
  • 7:00
  • 7:30
  • 8:00
  • 8:30
  • 9:00
  • 9:30
  • 10:00
  • 10:30
  • ABC
  • The Goldbergs The Goldbergs8 – 8:30pmreturning
  • Schooled Schooled8:30 – 9pmreturning
  • Modern Family Modern Family9 – 9:30pmreturning
  • Single Parents Single Parents9:30 – 10pmreturning
  • Stumptown Stumptown10 – 11pmnew
  • CBS
  • Survivor Survivor8 – 9pmreturning
  • SEAL Team SEAL Team9 – 10pmreturning
  • S.W.A.T. S.W.A.T.10 – 11pmreturning
  • FOX
  • The Masked Singer The Masked Singer8 – 9pmreturning
  • Not Just Me Not Just Me9 – 10pmnew
  • NBC
  • Chicago Med Chicago Med8 – 9pmreturning
  • Chicago Fire Chicago Fire9 – 10pmreturning
  • Chicago P.D. Chicago P.D.10 – 11pmreturning
  • CW
  • Riverdale Riverdale8 – 9pmreturning
  • Nancy Drew Nancy Drew9 – 10pmnew
  • THUR
  • 7:00
  • 7:30
  • 8:00
  • 8:30
  • 9:00
  • 9:30
  • 10:00
  • 10:30
  • ABC
  • Grey’s Anatomy Grey’s Anatomy8 – 9pmreturning
  • A Million Little Things A Million Little Things9 – 10pmreturning
  • How To Get Away With Murder How To Get Away With Murder10 – 11pmreturning
  • CBS
  • Young Sheldon Young Sheldon8 – 8:30pmreturning
  • The Unicorn The Unicorn8:30 – 9pmnew
  • Mom Mom9 – 9:30pmreturning
  • Carol’s Second Act Carol’s Second Act9:30 – 10pmnew
  • Evil Evil10 – 11pmnew
  • FOX
  • TNF Pregame Show (4:30-5 PM PT) TNF Pregame Show (4:30-5 PM PT)7:30 – 8pmreturning
  • Thursday Night Football (5 PM PT) Thursday Night Football (5 PM PT)8 – 11pmreturning
  • NBC
  • Superstore Superstore8 – 8:30pmreturning
  • Perfect Harmony Perfect Harmony8:30 – 9pmnew
  • The Good Place The Good Place9 – 9:30pmreturning
  • Sunnyside Sunnyside9:30 – 10pmnew
  • Law & Order: SVU Law & Order: SVU10 – 11pmreturning
  • CW
  • Supernatural Supernatural8 – 9pmreturning
  • Legacies Legacies9 – 10pmreturning
  • FRI
  • 7:00
  • 7:30
  • 8:00
  • 8:30
  • 9:00
  • 9:30
  • 10:00
  • 10:30
  • ABC
  • American Housewife American Housewife8 – 8:30pmreturning
  • Fresh Off The Boat Fresh Off The Boat8:30 – 9pmreturning
  • 20/20 20/209 – 11pmreturning
  • CBS
  • Hawaii Five-0 Hawaii Five-08 – 9pmreturning
  • Magnum P.I. Magnum P.I.9 – 10pmreturning
  • Blue Bloods Blue Bloods10 – 11pmreturning
  • FOX
  • WWE Smackdown Live! WWE Smackdown Live!8 – 10pmnew
  • NBC
  • The Blacklist The Blacklist8 – 9pmreturning
  • Dateline NBC Dateline NBC9 – 11pmreturning
  • CW
  • Charmed Charmed8 – 9pmreturning
  • Dynasty Dynasty9 – 10pmreturning
  • SAT
  • 7:00
  • 7:30
  • 8:00
  • 8:30
  • 9:00
  • 9:30
  • 10:00
  • 10:30
  • ABC
  • Saturday Night Football (8 PM ET) Saturday Night Football (8 PM ET)8 – 11pmreturning
  • CBS
  • Crimetime Saturday Crimetime Saturday8 – 9pmreturning
  • Crimetime Saturday Crimetime Saturday9 – 10pmreturning
  • 48 Hours 48 Hours10 – 11pmreturning
  • FOX
  • Fox College Football Fox College Football7 – 10:30pmreturning
  • NBC
  • Dateline Saturday Night Mystery Dateline Saturday Night Mystery8 – 10pmreturning
  • SNL (Encores) SNL (Encores)10 – 11pmreturning
  • CW
  • SUN
  • 7:00
  • 7:30
  • 8:00
  • 8:30
  • 9:00
  • 9:30
  • 10:00
  • 10:30
  • ABC
  • America’s Funniest Home Videos America’s Funniest Home Videos7 – 8pmreturning
  • Kids Say The Darndest Things Kids Say The Darndest Things8 – 9pmnew
  • Shark Tank Shark Tank9 – 10pmreturning
  • The Rookie The Rookie10 – 11pmreturning
  • CBS
  • 60 Minutes 60 Minutes7 – 8pmreturning
  • God Friended Me God Friended Me8 – 9pmreturning
  • NCIS: Los Angeles NCIS: Los Angeles9 – 10pmreturning
  • Madam Secretary Madam Secretary10 – 11pmreturning

  • FOX
  • NFL on Fox NFL on Fox7 – 7:30pmreturning
  • The OT/Encores The OT/Encores7:30 – 8pmreturning
  • The Simpsons The Simpsons8 – 8:30pmreturning
  • Bless The Harts Bless The Harts8:30 – 9pmnew
  • Bob’s Burgers Bob’s Burgers9 – 9:30pmreturning
  • Family Guy Family Guy9:30 – 10pmreturning
  • CW
  • Batwoman Batwoman8 – 9pmnew
  • Supergirl Supergirl9 – 10pmreturning

As you can see above, there have been several time-slot realignments from last year, with the final season of Empire now on Tuesdays, The Flash and the departing Arrow team up for the first time on Tuesdays and, in a stroke of programming brilliance and wit, the second season of the Magnum P.I. revival moves to Fridays as a lead-in to the Tom Selleck-led Blue Bloods on CBS.

In fact, a glance at the complete schedule lays bare how some nets are aiming to hold their ground while others are going on offense to claim greater territory – with a whole bunch of primetime battles throughout the programming week.

After years of being thrown shade as the old white guy network, the new-ish leadership of CBS is shifting its gaze, as the acclaimed painter Titus Kaphar would say, and gingerly leaning towards a broader on-air representation of America. But then again, faced with a virtually provable reality, the crew at the most-watched network almost have no choice but pull focus with the end of audience magnet The Big Bang Theory tonight after 12 seasons.

On the flip-side of the spectrum, Fox is now gleefully untethered from its film and TV studios, due to the $71.3 billion acquisition by Disney. Subsequently, with the fall of any corporate Fox News advertising barrier and going into the final season of Empire, the recently minted Fox Entertainment is going full throttle towards its tactical endgame of becoming the broadcast network of choice for Red Meat America.

As we prepare to enter the fray this fall, keep your eyes on these clashes:

BULL VS. BLUFF: A look at this year’s schedule or the schedule of almost any year will tell you that broadcast TV offers familiar faces and legal drama, and there’s double trouble this coming season on Mondays at 10 PM. Shrouded in continued controversy over the allegedly reprehensible behavior of star and NCIS alum Michael Weatherly, Bull is back for a fourth season at the top of the week. The discord comes out of past castmate Eliza Dushku’s claims that Weatherly sexually harassed her on first season of the show and the $9.5 million settlement eventually reached by the then-Les Moonves-run CBS.

Up against that comes L.A. Law and West Wing vet Jimmy Smits in the leading role in newbie Bluff City Law on NBC. The Dean Georgaris-created and Memphis-based series focuses on a top-tier law family law firm that fights the civil rights good fight. Hard to tell who wins this one, but, like Bull itself at this point for CBS, the optics don’t look good for the incumbent, to say the least.

DECLINE & FALL OF EMPIRE: Once one of the reigning series on all of television, Empire’s last few years have seen the Lee Daniels- and Danny Strong-created hip hop drama tumble out of the top 50 with a succession of rating lows and the recent Jussie Smollett assault scandal. Despite the declarations of Fox boss Charlie Collier that the sixth and final season of the Taraji P. Henson- and Terrance Howard-led saga was going to be “a large TV event,” expect Empire to take further dives as it says goodbye.

Why the pessimistic prediction? Three words: This Is Us. In its move to Tuesdays at 9 PM, the end of Empire is up against the ratings armada that Dan Fogelman’s waterworks-fest, which was just renewed for three more seasons – and that’s simply and perhaps Ali vs Foreman with a very different ending.

TOM SELLECK SMACKDOWN: Going large with sports throughout the week, Fox looks primed to snag a lot of primetime victories this fall. There’s the ongoing Major League Baseball contract, which means the World Series, and, with the Murdoch-owned net having shelled out some serious bucks back in 2018, there’s second season of the NFL on Thursdays. Getting in the ring in a new fashion, there’s also the premiere this year of WWE SmackDown on Fridays. After middling results as a space suck-up on other networks in the past, the late-week NFL games were a ratings winner for both Fox and the hobbled league last year, and the WWE showcase looks to own its night this year among adults 18-49.

However, when it comes to viewership, the high-octane SmackDown will likely be taken to the mat by the behemoth that is still CBS’ Blue Bloods. Lacing up for its 10th season, the Tom Selleck-led NYPD family drama averaged an audience of almost 9 million in its 10 PM Friday night slot this year. First of all, even with the transition from cable to broadcast, that’s a big number for SmackDown to deliver. Secondly, the WWE series was starting to stumble in its previous home at USA Network to face-plant to a non-holiday low this week. And lastly, with Fox only having two hours of primetime programming a night, Blue Bloods doesn’t have to break a sweat because it’s free and clear of the competition anyway. Or as Roddy Piper once said: “I’m here to chew bubble gum and kick ass. And I’m all out of bubble gum.”

BATWOMAN SHOWDOWN WITH TIFFANY HADDISH: The winner on Sunday nights this season, like last season and every season to come as long as it’s on, will be Sunday Night Football on NBC. However, in potentially savvy counter-programming, ABC and the CW have planted their own flags of female distinction. At 8 PM, the Disney-owned net has brought back the once Bill Cosby-fronted Kids Say The Darndest Things with the often wonderfully biting Tiffany Haddish taking over hosting duties. In a nimble yet obvious anti-NFL play of its own, the Mark Pedowitz-run CW is debuting the much-hyped Batwoman at 8 PM on Sundays too. The first part of a two-hour Greg Berlanti-produced superwoman block with the fifth season of the Melissa Benoist-led Supergirl, the Gotham City-set Ruby Rose series is already off the charts in terms of fan engagement, in no small part because of the DC Comics fanbase and the barrier-smashing fact that the actor will be playing the first openly lesbian superhero lead in TV history. (Berlanti has even upped his game from last year, and Berlanti Prods again has the most series on the air at the same time.)

In that vein, the Orange is the New Black alum Rose’s appearance in the latest annual Arrowverse crossover “Elseworlds” in December last year blew up the Internet as much as Haddish’s career-making and scene-stealing turn in 2017’s Girls Trip. So, will it be kids or capes for those not watching football Sundays? To quote CW boss Pedowitz in a different context, “Bring it on!”

We know, we know, summer has just started and we’re already talking about Fall TV. But the broadcast networks have already announced the premiere dates for their new and returning shows and so it’s our duty to let you know what is going to air when.

TheWrap has rounded up the premiere dates for new and returning shows that will hit Fox, CBS, NBC, ABC and The CW during the cooler months, to make sure you don’t miss fresh episodes of your most beloved series — and the debuts of new ones.

See broadcast’s fall premiere dates below, a list which TheWrap will continue to update as more become available in the coming months (new shows in CAPS):

Also Read: ABC’s Fall Premiere Dates: ‘DWTS,’ ‘Grey’s Anatomy,’ ‘Modern Family’ Final Season and More

Monday, Sept. 16
8 p.m. “Dancing With the Stars” (ABC)

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Saturday, Sept. 28
8 p.m. “Crimetime Saturday” (CBS)
10 p.m. “48 Hours” (CBS)

Also Read: Summer TV Premiere Dates: Here’s Every New and Returning Show (Photos)

Friday, Oct. 4
8 p.m. “The Blacklist” (NBC)
8 p.m. “WWE’s SMACKDOWN LIVE” (Fox)

Also Read: CBS Fall Premiere Dates 2019: Five New Shows to Debut in September

Monday, Oct. 7
8 p.m. “All American” (The CW)
9 p.m. “Black Lightning” (The CW)

Tuesday, Oct. 8
8 p.m. “The Flash” (The CW)

Wednesday, Oct. 9
8 p.m. “Riverdale” (The CW)
9 p.m. “NANCY DREW” (The CW)

Thursday, Oct. 10
8 p.m. “Supernatural” (The CW)
9 p.m. “Legacies” (The CW)

Friday, Oct. 11
8 p.m. “Charmed” (The CW)
9 p.m. “Dynasty” (The CW)

Tuesday, Oct. 15
9 p.m. “Arrow” (The CW)

23 New Summer TV Shows Ranked by Premiere Viewers: From ‘BH90210’ to ‘Bring the Funny’ (Photos)

  • Summer is the season for mornings at the beach, afternoons by the grill, and nights spending prime time around the fire pit. Though things have changed a bit in recent years, May-early September is still not the time for TV.

    To date, 23 new summer series have premiered on CBS, NBC, Fox, ABC and The CW — we’ve got each of their starts charted by total viewers below.

    Scroll through our gallery for the full rankings of summer show’s debuts. TheWrap will update this post as more new broadcast series start. Find our Fall TV version of these rankings here and the midseason list here.

    Also Read: Fall TV 2019 Premiere Dates: The Complete List of New and Returning Shows (Updating)

    NBC/Fox/ABC

  • Rank: 23 Show: “Peaking” Net: The CW Total Viewers: 250,000

    The CW

  • Rank: 22 Show: “Mysteries Decoded” Net: The CW Total Viewers: 456,000

    Also Read: Ratings: NBC Edges Out Tuesday Competition With ‘America’s Got Talent’ Quarter Finals Kickoff

    The CW

  • Rank: 21 Show: “ Hypnotize Me” Net: The CW Total Viewers: 564,000

    The CW

  • Rank: 20 Show: “Two Sentence Horror Stories” Net: The CW Total Viewers: 588,000

    The CW

  • Rank: 19 Show: “The Big Stage” Net: The CW Total Viewers: 652,000

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    The CW

  • Rank: 18 Show: “Pandora” Net: The CW Total Viewers: 736,000

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    The CW

  • Rank: 17 Show: “Bulletproof” Net: The CW Total Viewers: 803,000

    The

  • Rank: 16 Show: “What Just Happened??! With Fred Savage” Net: Fox Total Viewers: 809,000

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    Fox

  • Rank: 15 Show: “Paradise Hotel” Net: Fox Total Viewers: 1.4 million

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    Fox

  • Rank: 14 Show: “First Responders Live” Net: Fox Total Viewers: 2.1 million

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    Fox

  • Rank: 13 Show: “Love Island” Net: CBS Total Viewers: 2.7 million

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    CBS

  • Rank: 12 Show: “Reef Break” Net: ABC Total Viewers: 2.8 million

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    ABC

  • Rank: 11 Show: “Family Food Fight” Net: ABC Total Viewers: 2.9 million

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    ABC

  • Rank: 10 Show: “The InBetween” Net: NBC Total Viewers: 3.1 million

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    NBC

  • Rank: 9 Show: “Spin the Wheel” Net: Fox Total Viewers: 3.4 million

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    Fox

  • Rank: 8 Show: “Grand Hotel” Net: ABC Total Viewers: 3.7 million

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    ABC

  • Rank: 7 Show: “BH90210” Net: NBC Total Viewers: 3.8 million

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    Fox

  • Rank: 6 Show: “Card Sharks”* Net: ABC Total Viewers: 4.4 million

    *Revived series

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    ABC/Eric McCandless

  • Rank: 5 Show: “Holey Moley” Net: ABC Total Viewers: 4.8 million

    Also Read: Ratings: ABC’s ‘Holey Moley’ Tees Off, Lands Atop Thursday Leaderboard

    ABC/Eric McCandless

  • Rank: 4 Show: “Press Your Luck”* Net: ABC Total Viewers: 4.9 million**

    *Revived series

    **Time-period premiere. Special post-“Bachelorette” debut earned 3.2 million viewers.

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    ABC/Eric McCandless

  • Rank: 3 Show: “Blood & Treasure” Net: CBS Total Viewers: 5.7 million

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    CBS

  • Rank: 2 Show: “Songland” Net: NBC Total Viewers: 5.9 million

    Also Read: ‘The Good Place’ to End After 4 Seasons on NBC

    Trae Patton/NBC

  • Rank: 1 Show: “Bring the Funny” Net: NBC Total Viewers: 6.2 million

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    NBC

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Nielsen sheets cooled off as the months warmed up

Summer is the season for mornings at the beach, afternoons by the grill, and nights spending prime time around the fire pit. Though things have changed a bit in recent years, May-early September is still not the time for TV.

To date, 23 new summer series have premiered on CBS, NBC, Fox, ABC and The CW — we’ve got each of their starts charted by total viewers below.

Scroll through our gallery for the full rankings of summer show’s debuts. TheWrap will update this post as more new broadcast series start. Find our Fall TV version of these rankings here and the midseason list here.

Also Read: Fall TV 2019 Premiere Dates: The Complete List of New and Returning Shows (Updating)

Fall TV Premiere Dates 2018: A Guide For New And Returning Shows

The Fall TV 2018-19 lineup is already well underway and you do not want to miss out on the return of your favorite show or the variety of new ones in store. Even after revealing the slew of titles that got the axe and are notably missing from the schedule, it is safe to say that many of these new alternatives do seem promising. With A-list celebs like Emma Stone and Jennifer Garner leading their own series to some epic reboots like CBS’s “Murphy Brown,” there is something for everyone.

From cable networks to premium channels and streaming services, we’ve got you covered on what, where and when to watch. So grab those calendars and check out the schedule below for all of the premiere dates and times you need to know for this season’s new and returning shows:

Friday, Aug. 31

12 a.m. — “Tom Clancy’s Jack Ryan” (Netflix, series premiere)
12 a.m. — “Ozark” (Netflix, Season 2)

Tuesday, Sept. 4

10 p.m. — “The Purge” (USA, series premiere)
10 p.m. — “Mayans M.C.” (FX, series premiere)

Wednesday, Sept. 5

10 p.m. — “It’s Always Sunny In Philadelphia” (FXX, Season 13)

Thursday, Sept. 6

12 a.m. — “I Love You America” (Hulu, Season 2)

Sunday, Sept. 9

L-R clockwise: “The Bad Seed” (Courtesy of Lifetime), “Shameless” (Chuck Hodes/Showtime), “The Deuce” (Paul Shiraldi/HBO), “Rel” (Courtesy of FOX)

8 p.m. — “Rel” (Fox, series premiere; goes to normal time-slot September 30)

8:20 p.m. kickoff — “NFL Sunday Night Football” (NBC, Chicago Bears at Green Bay Packers)

Monday, Sept. 10

10 a.m. — “The Wendy Williams Show” (syndication, Season 10)
7:10 p.m. kickoff — “Monday Night Football” (ESPN, Season 49)

Wednesday, Sept. 12

10 p.m. — “American Horror Story: Apocalypse” (FX, Season 8)

Thursday, Sept. 13

8:20 p.m. kickoff — “Thursday Night Football” (NFL Network, Baltimore Ravens at Cincinnati Bengals; simulcast on Fox begins September 27)

Friday, Sept. 14

Sunday, Sept. 16

8 p.m. — “The Circus: Inside Greatest Political Show On Earth” (Showtime, Season 3b)

Monday, Sept. 17

5 p.m. — “Rise of the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles” (Nickelodeon, series premiere; animated)

Tuesday, Sept. 18

12 a.m. — “Sorry For Your Loss” (Facebook Watch, series premiere; drama)
9 p.m. — “Total Divas” (E!, Season 8)

Thursday, Sept. 20

12 a.m. — “Dead Lucky” (Sundance Now, North American premiere)

Friday, Sept. 21

Sunday, Sept. 23

8 p.m. — “9-1-1” (Fox, season 2; goes to normal time-slot September 24)

Monday, Sept. 24

L-R clockwise: “DWTS” &”The Good Doctor (Courtesy of ABC), “Big Bang Theory” (Michael Yarish/Warner Bros.), “The Resident” (Courtesy of FOX)

Time slot premieres: 9-11 (FOX)

Tuesday, Sept. 25

“This Is Us” cast, (Maarten de Boer/NBC)

Wednesday, Sept. 26

L-R clockwise: “Modern Family” (Eric McCandless/ABC), “Empire” (Courtesy of FOX), “Single Parents” (Courtesy of ABC), “A Million Little Things” (Ed Herrera/ABC)

Thursday, Sept. 27

Time slot premieres — “Big Bang Theory” (CBS); “Young Sheldon” (CBS)

Friday, Sept. 28

Sunday, Sept. 30

L-R clockwise: The Simpsons, Family Guy, Bob’s Burgers (Courtesy of FOX), God Friended Me (Jonathan Wenk/CBS)

Check your local listings for — “Halloween Wars” (Food Network, season 8), “Air Disasters” (Smithsonian Channel, season 11)

Monday, Oct. 01

8 p.m. — “The Neighborhood” (CBS, series premiere; comedy)
8:30 p.m. — “Happy Together” (CBS, series premiere; comedy)

Wednesday, Oct. 03

9 pm — “SEAL Team” (CBS, Season 2)
10 pm — “Criminal Minds” (CBS, Season 14)

Time slot premieres — “Survivor” (CBS)

Thursday, Oct. 4

“Will & Grace” revival (Image Courtesy of NBC)

Time slot premieres — “The Good Place” (NBC), “Law & Order: SVU” (NBC)

Friday, Oct. 5

Sunday, Oct. 6

Top: Shark Tank (Courtesy of ABC), Bottom: The Walking Dead (Courtesy of AMC)

Tuesday, Oct. 9

8 p.m. — “The Flash” (The CW, season 5)
9 p.m. — “Black Lightning” (The CW, season 2)

Wednesday, Oct. 10

“Riverdale” (Katie Yu/The CW)

8 p.m. — “Riverdale” (The CW, Season 3)
9 p.m. — “All American” (The CW, series premiere; drama)

Thursday, Oct. 11

8 p.m. — “Supernatural” (The CW, Season 14)

Friday, Oct. 12

Sunday, Oct. 14

“Supergirl” (CBS/Darren Michael/Warner Bros. Entertainment Inc.), (“Charmed” (Katie Yu/The CW)

Check your local listings for —”Camping” (HBO, series premiere; comedy; starring Jennifer Garner)

Monday, Oct. 15

8 p.m. — “Arrow” (The CW, Season 5)

Tuesday, Oct. 16

Lecy Goranson & Sara Gilbert from the canceled “Roseanne” 2018 revival. (Image Courtesy of ABC)

Monday, Oct. 22

8 p.m. — “DC’s Legends of Tomorrow” (The CW, Season 4)

Thursday, Oct. 25

9 p.m. — “Legacies” (The CW, series premiere; drama)

Friday, Oct. 26

“Chilling Adventures of Sabrina” (Image Courtesy of Netflix)

Friday, Nov. 2

12 a.m. — “House of Cards” (Netflix, Season 6; final season)