New Shows This Fall on TV 2016

Here’s a list of new shows coming this fall.

 Conviction (ABC)

A brilliant young attorney, who is also the daughter of a former U.S. president, is blackmailed to head up LA’s new Conviction Integrity Unit. She and her team investigate cases where people may have been wrongly convicted. Series Premiere: Oct. 3

 Dirk Gently (BBCAmerica)

Centers on the titular holistic detective who investigates cases involving the supernatural. Based on the “Dirk Gently’s Holistic Detective Agency” novel series, written by Douglas Adams and published by Simon and Schuster in 1987. Series Premiere: Oct. 22

 The Good Place (NBC)

After she is struck and killed by a tractor-trailer carrying erectile dysfunction products, a woman named Eleanor wakes up to discover she has entered the afterlife. But when she is told by her mentor Michael that she is in “the good place” because she did a good deed by helping get innocent people off death row, she realizes that a mistake has been made and they think she is someone else. Stuck in a world where no one curses, gets drunk, and everyone is always nice, Eleanor finds herself caught between staying in the afterlife or trying to find a way to return to the mundane life she had back on Earth. – Wikipedia Series Premiere: Sept. 19

 This is Us (NBC)

A group of people born on the same day, including Rebecca and Jack, a married couple expecting triplets in Pittsburgh, and Kevin, a handsome television actor growing bored of his fly bachelor lifestyle. Series Premiere: Sept. 20

 Pitch (FOX)

A young pitcher becomes the first woman to play in the Major Leagues. Series Premiere: Sept. 20

 Lethal Weapon (FOX)

TV show based on the popular ‘Lethal Weapon’ films in which a slightly unhinged cop is partnered with a veteran detective trying to maintain a low stress level in his life.  Series Premiere: Sept. 21

 Speechless (ABC)

A family with a special-needs child is good at dealing with the challenges it faces and excellent at creating new ones. Series Premiere: Sept. 21

 Designated Survivor (ABC)

A low-level cabinet member is suddenly appointed President of the United States after a catastrophic attack during the State of the Union kills everyone above him in the Presidential line of succession. Series Premiere: Sept. 21

MacGyver (CBS)

A reimagining of the classic series, is an action-adventure drama about 20-something Angus “Mac” MacGyver who creates a clandestine organization within the U.S. government where he uses his extraordinary talent for unconventional problem solving and vast scientific knowledge to save lives. Joining his team on high-risk missions around the globe is maverick former CIA agent Jack Dalton. Under the aegis of the Department of External Services, MacGyver takes on the responsibility of saving the world, armed to the teeth with resourcefulness and little more than bubble gum and a paper clip. Series Premiere: Sept. 23

 The Exorcist (FOX)

TV show based on William Blatty’s1971 novel about a priest who performs exorcisms on demonic spirits. Series Premiere: Sept. 23

 Son of Zorn (FOX)

Animation and live action collide when a cartoon Barbarian dad leaves his war-torn village to re-connect with his moody, non-animated teenage son in suburbia. Series Premiere: Sept. 23

Timeless (NBC)

An unlikely trio traveling through time to battle unknown criminals in order to protect history as we know it. Series Premiere Oct. 3

  No Tomorrow (CW)

Evie, a risk-averse quality-control assessor who falls for free-spirited thrill seeker Xavier only to find out he lives his life that way because he believes the apocalypse is coming. Series Premiere: Oct. 4

 American Housewife (ABC)

A family comedy narrated by Katie, a strong-willed mother, raising her flawed family in a wealthy town filled with perfect wives and their perfect offspring. Series Premiere: Oct.11

 Man with a Plan (CBS)

A dad finds out that parenting is harder than he thought after his wife goes back to work and he’s left at home to take care of the kids. Series Premiere: Oct. 24

  The Great Indoors (CBS)

An adventure reporter must adapt to the times when he becomes the boss to a group of millennials in the digital department of the magazine. Series Premiere: Oct. 27

  Pure Genius (CBS)

A young Silicon Valley tech-titan enlists a veteran surgeon with a controversial past in starting a hospital with a cutting-edge, new school approach to medicine. Series Premiere: Oct. 27

Don’t forget these returning shows: Supergirl (CW)

All synopsis by IMDB unless otherwise stated. Premiere dates can be subjected to change.

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