After a prolific serial killer named Red John kills his wife and daughter, Patrick Jane gives up his prosperous life as a phony psychic and uses his staggering powers of observation to aid the California Bureau of Investigation. Although Jane’s eccentric methods annoy skeptical agent Teresa Lisbon, they get results, enabling Lisbon’s team to apprehend even the most cunning and cold-blooded of criminals. Premieres Sept 22nd.
Trapped in adolescent bodies, feuding vampire brothers Stefan and Damon vie for the affection of captivating high schooler Elena, who attempts to unravel the many dark secrets of her hometown of Mystic Falls. Based on the book series by L.J. Smith, this supernatural teen drama grows even more intriguing with the unexpected arrival of Katherine, a treacherous vampire vixen and dead ringer for Elena. Premieres Sept. 15th.
The Walking Dead (AMC) Rated TV-14
Sheriff’s deputy Rick Grimes awakens from a coma to discover the world plagued by zombies and small bands of human survivors forced into small, fiercely protective groups. Falling back on his old job, Rick sets out to lead humanity out of darkness. Premieres October 16th.
Playing around with traditional sitcom structure, this Emmy-winning comedy about desperate bachelor Ted’s epic search for his soul mate tells the story largely through flashbacks, as an adult Ted recounts to his kids how he met their mother. As Ted bounces from one red herring to another, his best friends Marshall, Lily and Barney help keep him grounded. Premieres Sept. 19th.
Computer genius Chuck Bartowski excels at underachieving at the electronics store where he works with his slacker pals, but his life is altered forever when he accidentally downloads top-secret data into his brain and becomes a government asset. As he enters the dangerous world of espionage, Chuck falls for one of his handlers, Sarah Walker, and delves into the family secrets that provoked his transformation. Premieres Oct. 21st.
Synopsis by Netflix.