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9JKL

9JKL

CBS Premieres: Monday, Oct. 2 at 8:30 PM

Stars: Mark Feuerstein, David Walton, Liza Lapira, Matt Murray, Linda Lavin, Elliott Gould
Producers: Dana Klein, Mark Feuerstein, Aaron Kaplan, Wendi Trilling, Dana Honor
Premise: A family comedy inspired by a time in Mark Feuerstein’s adult life when he lived in apartment 9K in the building he grew up in, sandwiched between his parents’ apartment, 9J, and his brother, sister-in-law and their baby’s apartment, 9L, and his attempts to set boundaries with his intrusive but well-meaning family.

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A.P. Bio

A.P. Bio

NBC Premieres: TBA

Stars: Glenn Howerton, Patton Oswalt, Mary Sohn, Lyric Lewis, Aparna Brielle, Nick Peine, Jacob McCarthy
Producers: Mike O'Brien, Seth Meyers, Mike Shoemaker, Lorne Michaels, Andrew Singer
Premise: A hilariously cynical Ivy League professor loses out on his dream job and goes to work as a high school biology teacher where he imposes his unorthodox teaching style and uses the kids to plot out revenge on those who wronged him.

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Alex, Inc.

Alex, Inc.

ABC Premieres: TBA Midseason

Stars: Zach Braff, Michael Imperioli, Tiya Sircar, Hillary Anne Matthews
Producers: Matt Tarses, Zach Braff, John Davis
Premise: Based on the podcast of the same name, the comedy follows Alex Schuman, an inquisitive journalist, husband, and father who dives headfirst into the brave new world of entrepreneurship when he quits his stable job and starts his own business.

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Black Lightning

Black Lightning

The CW Premieres: TBA Midseason

Stars: Cress Williams, Nafessa Williams, China Anne McClain, Christine Adams
Producers: Mara Brock Akil, Salim Akil, Greg Berlanti, Sarah Schechter
Premise: Jefferson Pierce (Cress Williams) made his choice: He hung up the suit and his secret identity years ago, but with one daughter hell-bent on justice and the other a star student being recruited by a local gang, he’ll be pulled back into the fight as the wanted vigilante and DC legend Black Lightning.

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The Brave

The Brave

NBC Premieres: Monday, Sep. 25 at 10:00 PM

Stars: Mike Vogel, Anne Heche, Demetrius Grosse, Noah Mills, Sofia Pernas, Hadi Tabbal, Natacha Karam
Producers: Dean Georgaris, Avi Nir, Peter Traugott, Rachel Kaplan
Premise: A heart-pounding look into the complex world of our bravest military heroes who make personal sacrifices while executing the most challenging and dangerous missions behind enemy lines.

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By the Book

By the Book

CBS Premieres: TBA Midseason

Stars: Jay R. Ferguson, Lindsey Kraft, David Krumholtz, Ian Gomez, Tony Rock, Camryn Manheim
Producers: Patrick Walsh, Johnny Galecki, Spencer Medof, Andy Ackerman (director)
Premise: A modern-day man at a crossroads in his life decides to live according to the Bible. Based on A.J. Jacobs' bestseller The Year of Living Biblically.

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Champions

Champions

NBC Premieres: TBA midseason

Stars: Anders Holm, Andy Favreau, JJ Totah, Nina Wadia, Mindy Kaling (recurring)
Producers: Mindy Kaling, Charlie Grandy, Howard Klein
Premise: The single-camera comedy follows Vince (Holm), a charismatic gym owner with no ambition who lives with his younger brother Michael (Favreau), a gorgeous idiot. Their simple life of women and working out is put on hold when the teenage son of Vince is dropped off on their doorstep by Priya (Kaling), one of his old high school flings.

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The Crossing

The Crossing

ABC Premieres: TBA Midseason

Cast: Steve Zahn, Sandrine Holt, Rob Campbell, Jay Karnes, Simone Kessell, Grant Harvey, Tommy Bastow, John D’Leo, Kelley Missal, Marcuis W. Harris
Producers: Dan Dworkin, Jay Beattie, Jason Reed, Rob Bowman (director)
Premise: Refugees from a war-torn country start showing up to seek asylum in an American town. Only the country these people are from is America and the war they are fleeing is 250 years in the future. The local sheriff with a past, a federal agent and a mother in search of her missing refugee daughter drive this allegory with a surprising conspiracy at the center.

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Deception

Deception

ABC Premieres: TBA Midseason

Cast: Jack Cutmore-Scott, Ilfenesh Hadera, Amaury Nolasco, Lenora Crichlow, Vinnie Jones
Producers: Chris Fedak, Greg Berlanti, Martin Gero, Sarah Schechter, David Nutter (director), David Kwong
Premise: When his career is ruined by scandal, superstar magician Cameron Black has only one place to turn to practice his art of deception, illusion and influence: the FBI. He’ll become the world’s first consulting illusionist, helping the government solve crimes that defy explanation and trap criminals and spies by using deception.

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Dynasty

Dynasty

The CW Premieres: Wednesday, Oct. 11 at 9:00 PM

Stars: Nathalie Kelley, Elizabeth Gillies, Grant Show, Sam Adegoke, Robert Christopher Riley, Rafael de la Fuente, Brianna Brown, Alan Dale
Producers: Josh Schwartz, Stephanie Savage, Sallie Patrick, original series creators Esther and Richard Shapiro
Premise: The modernized reboot of the '80s soap follows two of America’s wealthiest families, the Carringtons and the Colbys, as they feud for control over their fortune and their children. The drama will be told primarily through the perspectives of two women at odds: Fallon Carrington – daughter of billionaire Blake Carrington – and her soon-to-be stepmother, Cristal, a Hispanic woman marrying into this WASP family and America’s most powerful class.

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For The People

For the People

ABC Premieres: TBA Midseason

Stars: Britne Oldford, Ben Rappaport, Hope Davis, Anna Deavere Smith, Wesam Keesh, Vondie Curtis-Hall, Regé-Jean Page, Lyndon Smith, Ben Shenkman
Producers: Paul Davies, Shonda Rhimes, Betsy Beers
Premise: Set in the Southern District of New York Federal Court, known as the "Mother Court," the drama follows attorneys for the prosecution and defense "as they handle the most high profile and high stakes case in the country, all as their personal lives intersect.

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Ghosted

Ghosted

FOX Premieres: Sunday, Oct. 1 at 8:30 PM

Stars: Adam Scott, Craig Robinson, Edi Patterson, Ally Walker, Adeel Akhtar
Producers: Tom Gormican, Adam Scott, Craig Robinson, Kevin Etten
Premise: A cynical skeptic (Robinson) and a genius "true believer" (Scott) in the paranormal are recruited by The Bureau Underground to look into the rampant "unexplained" activity in Los Angeles – all while uncovering a larger mystery that could threaten the existence of the human race.

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The Gifted

The Gifted

FOX Premieres: Monday, Oct. 2 at 9:00 PM

Stars: Stephen Moyer, Amy Acker, Jamie Chung, Coby Bell, Blair Redford, Sean Teale, Natalie Alyn Lind, Emma Dumont, Percy Hynes White
Producers: Matt Nix, Jeph Loeb, Bryan Singer
Premise: The series follows two ordinary parents who discover their children possess mutant powers. Forced to go on the run from a hostile government, the family joins up with an underground network of mutants and must fight to survive.

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The Good Doctor

The Good Doctor

ABC Premieres: Monday, Sep. 25 at 10:00 PM

Cast: Freddie Highmore, Antonia Thomas, Nicholas Gonzalez, Chuku Modu, Richard Schiff, Beau Garrett
Producers: David Shore, Daniel Dae Kim, Sebastian Lee, David Kim, Erin Gunn, Lindsay Goffman, Seth Gordon (director)
Premise: A young surgeon with Savant syndrome is recruited into the pediatric surgical unit of a prestigious hospital. The question will arise: Can a person who doesn’t have the ability to relate to people actually save their lives?

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Good Girls

Good Girls

NBC Premieres: TBA Midseason

Stars: Retta, Mae Whitman, Matthew Lillard, Manny Montana, Reno Wilson
Producers: Jenna Bans, Avi Nir
Premise: Three "good girl" suburban wives and mothers suddenly find themselves in desperate circumstances and decide to stop playing it safe and risk everything to take their power back.

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Instinct

Instinct

CBS Premieres: TBA Midseason

Stars: Alan Cumming, Bojana Novakovic, Naveen Andrews, Daniel Ings, Khandi Alexander
Producers: Michael Rauch, Alan Cumming, Alex Kurtzman, Heather Kadin, James Patterson, Bill Robinson, Leopoldo Gout, Marc Webb
Premise: A former CIA operative who has since built a “normal” life as a gifted professor and writer is pulled back into his old life when the NYPD needs his help to stop a serial killer on the loose. Based on James Patterson’s upcoming book.

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Kevin (Probably) Saves the World

Kevin (Probably) Saves the World

ABC Premieres: Tuesday, Oct. 3 at 10:00 PM

Stars: Jason Ritter, JoAnna Garcia Swisher, J. August Richards, India de Beaufort, Dustin Ybarra, Chloe East
Producers: Michele Fazekas, Tara Butters
Premise: The one-hour dramedy revolves around Kevin, a down-on-his-luck man who is tasked by God with a mission to save the world.

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LA to Vegas

LA to Vegas

FOX Premieres: TBA Midseason

Stars: Ed Weeks, Dylan McDermott, Kim Matula, Olivia Macklin
Producers: Lon Zimmet, Will Ferrell, Adam McKay, Chris Henchy, Steve Levitan
Premise: Set on the Friday night flight from LAX to Vegas and the returning flight on Sunday, it follows a group of underdogs trying to find their place in the world who all share the same goal: to come back a winner in the casino of life.

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Law & Order True Crime: The Menendez Murders

Law & Order True Crime: The Menendez Murders

NBC Premieres: Tuesday, Sep. 26 at 10:00 PM

Stars: Edie Falco
Producers: Dick Wolf, Peter Jankowski, Arthur W. Forney, Rene Balcer, Lesli Linka Glatter
Premise: This eight-episode installment of Dick Wolf's popular franchise delivers a gripping in-depth dramatization of the notorious murder case that changed America forever. When the Menendez brothers were tried on national TV for brutally killing their parents in Beverly Hills, their story became a national obsession. Now, the first edition of this anthology series delves into the players, the crime and the media circus, detailing the day-to-day battles of the trial and unveiling the shocking truth of what really went down when the cameras stopped rolling.

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Life Sentence

Life Sentence

The CW Premieres: TBA Midseason

Stars: Lucy Hale, Dylan Walsh, Gillian Vigman, Elliot Knight, Carlos PenaVega, Jayson Blair, Brooke Lyons
Producers: Erin Cardillo, Richard Keith, Bill Lawrence, Jeff Ingold
Premise: When a young woman (Hale) diagnosed with terminal cancer finds out that she's not dying after all, she has to learn to live with the choices she made when she decided to "live like she was dying."

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Marvel's Inhumans

Marvel's Inhumans

ABC Premieres: Friday, Sep. 29 at 9:00 PM

Stars: Anson Mount, Iwan Rheon, Serinda Swan, Ken Leung, Ellen Woglom, Eme Ikwuakor, Isabelle Cornish, Mike Moh, Sonya Balmores
Producers: Scott Buck, Jeph Loeb, Jim Chory
Premise: The eight-episode series will explore the never-before-told adventure of Black Bolt and the royal family.

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The Mayor

The Mayor

ABC Premieres: Tuesday, Oct. 3 at 9:00 PM

Stars: Brandon Micheal Hall, Lea Michele, Yvette Nicole Brown
Producers: Jeremy Bronson, Daveed Diggs, Jamie Tarses, Scott Stuber, Dylan Clark, James Griffiths (director)
Premise: When an outspoken, idealistic rapper runs for office as a publicity stunt and actually gets elected, he surprises everyone (including himself) when he has a natural knack for the job and slowly transforms City Hall.

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Me, Myself and I

Me, Myself and I

CBS Premieres: Monday, Oct. 2 at 9:30 PM

Stars: Bobby Moynihan, John Larroquette, Brian Unger, Kelen Coleman, Mandell Maughan, Jaleel White
Producers: Dan Kopelman, Aaron Kaplan, Dana Honor, Randall Einhorn
Premise: Examines one man’s life over a 50-year span, focusing on three distinct periods: as a 14-year-old in 1991, a 40-year-old in present day and a 65-year-old in 2042.

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The Orville

The Orville

FOX Premieres: Sunday, Sep. 10 at 8:00 PM

Stars: Seth MacFarlane, Adrianne Palicki, Penny Johnson Jerald, Scott Grimes, Peter Macon, J Lee, Halston Sage
Producers: Seth MacFarlane, Jon Favreau, Liz Heldens
Premise: Set 300 years in the future, the live-action dramedy follows the adventures of the Orville, a not-so-top-of-the-line exploratory ship in Earth's interstellar Fleet. Facing cosmic challenges from without and within, this motley crew of space explorers will boldly go where no comedic drama has gone before.

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The Resident

The Resident

FOX Premieres: TBA Midseason

Cast: Manish Dayal, Matt Czuchry, Emily VanCamp, Bruce Greenwood, Valerie Cruz
Producers: Amy Holden Jones, Hayley Schore, Roshan Sethi, Oly Obst, Antoine Fuqua, Phillip Noyce
Premise: An idealistic young doctor begins his first day under the supervision of a tough, brilliant senior resident who pulls the curtain back on all of the good and evil in modern-day medicine. Lives might be saved or lost, but expectations will always be shattered.

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Reverie

Reverie

NBC Premieres: TBA Midseason

Stars: Sarah Shahi, Dennis Haysbert, Sendhil Ramamurthy, Kathryn Morris, Jessica L
Producers: Mickey Fisher, Brooklyn Weaver, Darryl Frank, Justin Falvey
Premise: A grounded and dramatic thriller about a former detective specializing in human behavior who is brought in when the launch of an advanced virtual reality program has dangerous and unintended consequences.

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Rise

Rise

NBC Premieres: TBA

Stars: Josh Radnor, Auli’i Cravalho, Rosie Perez, Marley Shelton, Rarmian Newton, Amy Forsyth, Casey Johnson, Shirley Rumierk, Joe Tippett, Ted Sutherland, Taylor Richardson, Shannon Purser
Producers: Jason Katims, Jeffrey Seller, Michelle Lee, Flody Suarez
Premise: Based on the book Drama High by Michael Sokolove and the life of drama teacher Lou Volpe, the series revolves around a high school drama teacher and family man whose passion for the program and his students galvanizes the entire working class town.

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Roseanne

Roseanne

ABC Premieres: TBA Midseason

Stars: Roseanne Barr, John Goodman, Laurie Metcalf, Michael Fishman, Lecy Goranson, Sarah Chalke
Producers: Roseanne Barr, Sara Gilbert, Tom Werner, Bruce Helford, Whitney Cummings, Tony Hernandez
Premise: The '90s hit will return for eight new episodes and will basically ignore the series finale, which revealed Dan (Goodman) died of a heart attack. Chalke, who played Becky after Goranson left the original series, will play a different character.

Watchlist Metacritic Score: 81 Based on 14 critics
S.W.A.T.

S.W.A.T.

CBS Premieres: Thursday, Nov. 2 at 10:00 PM

Stars: Shemar Moore, Jay Harrington, Kenny Johnson, Peter Onorati, Lina Esco, Levi Fiehler, Alex Russell
Producers: Aaron Rahsaan Thomas, Shawn Ryan, Justin Lin, Marney Hochman, Neal H. Moritz, Pavun Shetty, Danielle Woodrow, Justin Lin
Premise: Inspired by the 2003 film that was based on the ’70s TV series, the drama revolves around a locally born and bred S.W.A.T. lieutenant (Moore) torn between loyalty to the streets and duty to his fellow officers when he’s tasked to run a highly trained unit that is the last stop for solving crimes in Los Angeles.

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SEAL Team

SEAL Team

CBS Premieres: Wednesday, Sep. 27 at 9:00 PM

Stars: David Boreanaz, Jessica Paré, Max Thieriot, Neil Brown Jr., A.J. Buckley, Toni Trucks
Producers: Ben Cavell, Chris Chulack, Sarah Timberman, Carl Beverly
Premise: The drama follows the lives of the elite Navy SEALs as they train, plan and execute the most dangerous, high stakes missions our country can ask.

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Splitting Up Together

Splitting Up Together

ABC Premieres: TBA Midseason

Stars: Jenna Fischer, Oliver Hudson, Diane Farr
Producers: Emily Kapnek, Ellen DeGeneres, Jeff Kleeman, Mette Heeno, Mie Andreasen, Hella Joof, Mie Andreasen, Dean Holland (director)
Premise: The story of a couple whose marriage is reignited by their divorce. Based on the 2016 Danish series.

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Ten Days in the Valley

Ten Days in the Valley

ABC Premieres: Sunday, Oct. 1 at 10:00 PM

Stars: Kyra Sedgwick, Erika Christensen, Malcolm-Jamal Warner, Felix Solis, Adewale Akinnuoye-Agbaje, Francois Battiste, Currie Graham, Nelson Lee, Abigail Pniowsky, Josh Randall, Ali Stroker, Ella Thomas, Beth Triffon, Mark L. Young
Producers: Tassie Cameron, Jill Littman, David Ellison, Dana Goldberg, Marcy Ross
Premise: The 10-episode series centers on TV producer Jane Sadler, whose young daughter goes missing, mirroring the cop drama she produces.

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Valor

Valor

The CW Premieres: Monday, Oct. 9 at 9:00 PM

Stars: Matt Barr, Charlie Barnett, Christina Ochoa, Nigel Thatch, Corbin Reid, Melissa Roxburgh, W. Tré Davis
Producers: Bill Haber, Kyle Jarrow
Premise: Set at a U.S. Army base that houses an elite unit of helicopter pilots trained to perform clandestine international and domestic missions, the drama unfolds in the present as well as in flashbacks to a failed mission involving one of the first female pilots in the unit, ultimately uncovering layers of personal and government/military secrets, and leading to a season-long plan to rescue a group of MIA soldiers.

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Will & Grace

Will & Grace

NBC Premieres: Thursday, Sep. 28 at 9:00 PM

Stars: Eric McCormack, Debra Messing, Sean Hayes, Megan Mullally
Producers: Max Mutchnick, David Kohan
Premise: Eleven years after going off the air, the former Must-See TV staple will return for 12 new episodes.

Watchlist Metacritic Score: 75 Based on 24 critics
Wisdom of the Crowd

Wisdom of the Crowd

CBS Premieres: Sunday, Oct. 1 at 8:30 PM

Stars: Jeremy Piven, Monica Potter, Richard T. Jones, Jake Matthews, Blake Lee, Natalie Tena
Producers: Ted Humphrey, Avi Nir, Alon Shtruzman, Peter Traugott, Rachel Kaplan, Dror Mishani, Shira Hadad
Premise: A tech wiz who attempts to revolutionize crime solving – specifically the unsolved case of his daughter's murder – with a crowd-sourcing app that utilizes the public for information.

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Young Sheldon

Young Sheldon

CBS Premieres: Monday, Sep. 25 at 8:30 PM

Stars: Iain Armitage, Zoe Perry, Lance Barber, Raegan Revord, Montana Jordan, Jim Parsons (narrator)
Producers: Chuck Lorre, Steve Molaro, Todd Spiewak, Jim Parsons, Jon Favreau
Premise: The Big Bang Theory prequel spin-off follows Sheldon Cooper (Armitage) at the age of 9, living with his family in East Texas and going to high school.

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