As if autumn, in all it’s gorgeous, wondrous glory, couldn’t get any better, the fall TV lineup is upon us! And thank goodness too, because if I have to watch another episode of AGT, I will scream into my PSL.
These are just a few of the returning programs we are chomping at the bit for more of, as well as a few new shows that have certainly piqued our interest. (In alphabetical order)
1. American Horror Story: Cult (Season 7)
Season 7 of one of FX’s most-loved series has fans already triggered with it’s marketing. Maybe don’t click here if you have trypophobia.
Premiered Tuesday, September 5 at 10 p.m. ET on FX
2. Broad City (Season 4)
The BEST “fronds to the ond” are finally back, and we can only guess what crazy, albeit hilarious situations will arise when you get Abbi and Ilana together again.
Premieres Wednesday, September 13 at 10:30 p.m. ET on Comedy Central
3. Brooklyn Nine-Nine (Season 5)
The team that makes up everyone’s favorite New York police precinct is returning with all new shenanigans. Detective Jake Peralta is going to jail, but it’s ok – his cannibal cellmate is none other than fellow SNL alum Tim Meadows.
Premieres Tuesday, September 26 at 9:30 p.m. ET on Fox
4. Crazy Ex-Girlfriend (Season 3)
The comedy-musical that put West Covina, CA on the TV map returns with creator and star Rebecca Bunch, aka “Rachel Bloom,” living her best life as she tries to make it work with the childhood sweetheart she followed to Cali from NYC.
Premieres Friday, October 13 at 8 p.m. ET on the CW
5. Curb Your Enthusiasm (Season 9)
Larry David is back, reprising his role as the neurotic TV show producer who seems to rub everyone he meets the wrong way.
Premieres Sunday, October 1 at 10 p.m. ET on HBO
This reboot of the wildly successful 1980’s classic (remember the famous “Who shot JR?” storyline?) is getting a younger and sexier update, with storylines that reflect today’s politics.
Premieres Wednesday, October 11 at 9 p.m. ET on CW
What do you get when you mix Park’s and Recreation‘s Adam Scott and The Office‘s Craig Robinson with ghosts? A skeptic and a paranormal fanatic who investigate unexplained occurrences in LA. It’s comedy gold with an X-Files-esque slant.
Premieres Sunday, October 1 at 8 p.m. ET on Fox
8. I Love You, America
Sarah Silverman is teaming up with Funny or Die to create a talk show that will explore (in a funny way, of course) the current events and political landscape of these United States.
Premieres Thursday, October 12 and streams on Hulu
9. Law & Order True Crime: The Menendez Murders
In case you were too young to recall, Lyle and Erik Menendez are brothers who were convicted of murdering their parents, sparking a media frenzy and a highly televised 1994 court case that the public was obsessed with. This Law & Order spin-off is an 8 episode anthology staring Edie Falco.
Premieres Tuesday, September 26 at 10 p.m. ET on NBC
10. Me, Myself, And I
Yes, we had to say goodbye to SNL fave Bobby Moynihan. But it was so he could star in this comedy about the “defining moments in one man’s life over three distinct periods – as a 14-year-old in 1991, at age 40 in present day and at age 65 in 2042.”
Premieres Monday, September 25 at 9:30 p.m. ET on CBS
11. Modern Family (Season 9)
In the second to last season will start with the group on vacation in Lake Tahoe during the eclipse, and you know someone is going to stare right into the sun … lookin’ at you, Luke.
Premieres Wednesday, September 27 at 9 p.m. ET on ABC
12. Stranger Things (Season 2)
The last we saw, Will Byers made it back (mostly) safe and sound from the Upside Down. But has something followed him into the real world…?
Premieres Friday, October 27 and streams on Netflix
13. Ten Days in the Valley
Kyra Sedgwick stars as an overworked, single mother who’s life is turned upside down when her young daughter goes missing.
Premieres Sunday, October 1 at 10 p.m. ET on ABC
14. The Good Doctor
This medical drama is from the creator of House, and follows a young surgeon (who just happens to be autistic) and his relationships with his pediatric patients.
Premieres Monday, September 25 at 10 p.m. ET on ABC
15. The Good Place (Season 2)
Season 2 is looking like it could actually be … The Bad Place. Oh, fork.
Premieres Wednesday, September 20 at 10 p.m. ET on NBC
16. The Last O.G.
After a very real and very tragic traffic accident, Tracy Morgan is making his way back to television. In this comedy, co-created by Jordan Peele, Tracy plays “Tray,” a recently-released convict returning to life in his former Brooklyn neighborhood after 15 years in prison.
Premieres Tuesday, October 24 at 10 p.m. ET on TBS
17. The Mayor
This ABC comedy stars Brandon Micheal Hall as a struggling hip-hop artist who runs for mayor so that he can promote his mix-tape, but ends up winning in the process. The cast also includes Lea Michelle, who’s been hanging out on Scream Queens since Glee ended it’s 6-year run, and Community‘s lovable Yvette Nicole Brown.
Premieres Tuesday, October 3 at 9:30 p.m. ET on ABC
18. The Mindy Project (Season 6, final)
The most relatable woman on television is back for the 6th and (*tear*) final season of her hilarious show. Will Mindy marry nurse bf Ben? I guess we’ll just all have to tune in and see what happens when Danny comes back into her life.
Premieres Monday, September 12 and streams on Hulu
19. This Is Us (Season 2)
In an interview with Entertainment Weekly, show creator Dan Fogelman said that the first episode of season 2 will pick up the day after Rebecca kicked Jack out. “It’s intense — and it’s all in the first five minutes of the show.”
Premieres Tuesday, September 26 at 9 p.m. ET on NBC
20. Will & Grace (Reboot)
After 10 years off the air, this renewal of the original show includes 16 full episodes for reboot season 1, and already has a second season ordered. It’s official: Will, Grace, Jack, and Karen are here to stay, and they couldn’t be any more welcome.
Premieres Thursday, September 28 at 9 p.m. ET on NBC
21. Young Sheldon
This prequel to the Big Bang Theory follows Sheldon Cooper’s early years in a religious, football-loving, small-town Texas upbringing.
Premieres Monday, September 25 at 8:30 p.m. ET on CBS
Actual footage of me waiting for my shows to start: