THE DEFENDERS is an irreverent new legal drama about two fiery and charismatic Las Vegas defense attorneys. Tenacious, defiant and completely engaging, they argue the law, and they follow the law, but they always keep a few tricks up their sleeves. No matter what the odds, these lawyers keep fighting for the little guy. Starts Sept. 22nd. synopsis by CBS
Based on the hit series that ran from 1968 to ’80, Steve McGarrett returns to Hawaii after his nemesis murders his father. The governor enlists McGarrett to form an elite task force to find his father’s murderer with her full support and with blanket immunity. Detective Danny “Danno” Williams, ex-cop Chin Ho Kelly and Chin’s cousin Kona round out the team. Starts Sept. 2oth. synopsis by Tv Guide
This much hyped show sounds good, but I’m afraid that the hype may turn people off.
Law & Order: Los Angeles (NBC)
The new “LOLA” (“Law & Order: Los Angeles”) is a procedural crime drama that will follow theme and storylines similar to the Law & Order-brand series on the streets of Los Angeles. The series, from Executive Producers Dick Wolf and Blake Masters is a Wolf Films production, in association with Universal Media Studios. Begins Sept. 22. synopsis by NBC
Melissa and Joey (ABCFAM)
After a family scandal leaves Mel, a local politician, alone with her niece, Lennox, and nephew, Ryder, she hires a man named Joe to become the family’s male nanny, or “manny”. Starts August 17. synopsis by IMDB
When she was a deeply troubled teenager, Nikita was rescued from death row by a secret U.S. agency known only as Division, who faked her execution and told her she was being given a second chance to start a new life and serve her country. What they didn’t tell her was that she was being trained as a spy and assassin. Ultimately, Nikita was betrayed and her dreams shattered by the only people she thought she could trust. Now, after three years in hiding, Nikita is seeking retribution and making it clear to her former bosses that she will stop at nothing to expose and destroy their covert operation. For the time being, however, Division continues to recruit and train other young people, erasing all evidence of their former lives and turning them into cold and efficient killers. One of these new recruits, Alex, is just beginning to understand what lies ahead for her and why the legendary Nikita made the desperate decision to run. Starts airing September 9th. synopsis by CW
Premiere dates are subject to change.