It’s not even summer yet and I’m already anticipating fall — crisp leaves, campfires, s’mores, and new television shows! From The CW’s Charmed reboot to NBC’s Manifest, it’s time to break down the 10 must-watch television shows coming to the small screen this fall.
A MILLION LITTLE THINGS (ABC)
A group of unlikely friends from Boston get the wake up call they’ve needed to finally start living their lives to the fullest when one of their own dies unexpectedly. A Million Little Things stars David Giuntoli, Ron Livingston, Romany Malco, James Roday, Allison Miller, Christina Moses, Christina Ochoa, Stephanie Szostak, and Lizzy Greene.
THE FIX (ABC)
High-profile L.A. district attorney Maya Travis’s career takes a huge hit when she fails to prove an A-list actor is guilty of double murder. Eight years later, the same celebrity is under suspicion for another murder and Maya is ready to fight for justice. From executive producer Marcia Clark, The Fix stars Robin Tunney, Merrin Dungey, Breckin Meyer, Marc Blucas, Adam Rayner, Mouzam Makkar, Alex Saxon, Scott Cohen, and Adewale Akinnouye-Agbaje.
From executive producer Dick Wolf and the team behind the Law & Order franchise comes a new procedural about the New York office of the FBI. FBI stars Missy Peregrym, Jeremy Sisto, Zeeko Zaki, and Ebonee Noel.
GOD FRIENDED ME (CBS)
A podcast-hosting atheist gets friended by God on Facebook and then poked to help strangers in ways he doesn’t quite understand. God Friended Me stars Brandon Micheal Hall, Violett Beane, Joe Morton, Suraj Sharma, and Javicia Leslie.
ALL AMERICAN (THE CW)
Inspired by the life of NFL player Spencer Paysinger, All American follows a rising football star from South L.A. who struggles to balance his different worlds when he is recruited to play for Beverly Hills High. The series stars Taye Diggs, Daniel Ezra, Samantha Logan, Bre-Z, Greta Onieogou, Monet Mazur, Michael Evans Behling, Cody Christian, and Karimah Westbrook.
CHARMED (THE CW)
Charmed is a reboot of The WB series that ran from 1998 to 2006 and follows three sisters — Mel, Maggie, and Macy — after their mother’s death as they discover their destiny as witches. Together they are the most powerful trio of witches known as The Charmed Ones and must use their “Power of Three” to protect people and vanquish evil demons. This new iteration of Charmed stars Melonie Diaz, Sarah Jeffery, Madeleine Mantock, Rupert Evans, Ser’Darius Blaine, Charlie Gillespie, and Ellen Tamaki.
THE PASSAGE (FOX)
Based on the best-selling trilogy by Justin Cronin, The Passage focuses on a secret medical facility called Project Noah where scientists are experimenting with a dangerous virus. The virus could lead to a cure for all diseases or wipe out the human race. When a federal agent is tasked with bringing a young girl in to be a test subject, he ends up becoming her protector instead. The series stars Mark-Paul Gosselaar, Saniyya Sidney, Vincent Piazza, Brianne Howey, Jamie McShane, Emmanuelle Chriqui, and Caroline Chikezie.
PROVEN INNOCENT (FOX)
From Empire’s Danny Strong, Proven Innocent is about a criminal defense firm focused on helping people in wrongfully convicted cases. The team is led by a fierce lawyer who became an infamous media obsession herself when she was wrongfully convicted of murder years earlier. Proven Innocent stars Rachelle Lefevre, Vincent Kartheiser, Russell Hornsby, Brian d’Arcy James, and Nikki M. James.
From executive producer Robert Zemeckis, best known for the iconic Back to the Future trilogy, Manifest follows the passengers and crew of Montego Air Flight 828 when they land safety after a turbulent but routine flight. After those few hours in the air, the world has aged five years. Their families and friends have already mourned and given up hope that they’d return. With this second chance at life, new mysteries are about to unfold and everyone on the flight will learn they’re meant for something greater than ever thought possible. The series stars Melissa Roxburgh, Josh Dallas, Athena Karkanis, J.R. Ramirez, and Parveen Kaur.
NEW AMSTERDAM (NBC)
New Amsterdam is based on Bellevue Hospital, the oldest public hospital in the United States. The series follows Dr. Max Goodwin, the new medical director who is ready to break the status quo and breathe new life into the underdog hospital. Ryan Eggold, Freema Agyeman, Janet Montgomery, Tyler Labine, Jocko Sims, and Anupam Kher are set to star in the new show.
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