As the summer heat dies away, a crop of new and returning shows appear. It is the Fall season, which means new shows for Network and cable TV, ranging from comedy to the seasonally appropriate horror, and everything in between. Here at TVEnthusiast, we have gathered what we consider to be the more notable new and returning shows between the months of September and November. As always you can check our constantly updated Schedule-US page for a more complete view of what shows are returning and when.
Last Updated: August 26th, 2017 – Channel Zero: No-End House added.
Updated: August 24th, 2017 – The Shannara Chronicles added, new trailers for Dirk Gently’s Holistic Detective Agency and BoJack Horseman
Friday, September 1st, 2017
Narcos – Netflix
Netflix’s series about Colombian drug Cartels returns for its 3rd season, sans Pablo Escobar, whose story came to a close in season 2.
Tuesday, September 5th, 2017
American Horror Story: Cult – FX
FX’s long running horror anthology series will explore a satanic cult influencing the United States election this season.
Wednesday, September 6th, 2017
You’re the Worst – FXX
After a crazy twist at the end of last season’s finale, the nihilistic comedy is promising laughter and heartbreak once again.
Friday, September 8th, 2017
BoJack Horseman – Netflix
Back to please its dedicated fanbase, is Nteflix’s animated comedy about a former sitcom star’s struggles in life.
One Mississippi – Amazon
Amazon is bringing season 2 of the semi-autobiographical series that mirrors the life of its star, Comedian Tig Notaro.
Sunday, September 10th, 2017
The Deuce – HBO
James Franco (This is the End) stars, as twins, in this new series from HBO and David Simon (The Wire) that explores the roots of the porn industry.
The Orville – Fox
Fox’s new Star Trek inspired comedy series was created by and stars Seth MacFarlane (Family Guy)
Fear the Walking Dead – AMC
The spin-off to the biggest scripted show on TV returns in September.
Wednesday, September 13th, 2017
South Park – Comedy Central
Scaling back on the serialized nature of the last 2 seasons, South Park is returning with a promise to minimize Donald Trump satire, and bring back the fart jokes. We will also be getting 2 South Park video games this year.
Thursday, September 14th, 2017
Better Things – FX
This Louis CK (Louie) produced series starring Pamela Adlon (King of the Hill) returns for its second season.
Friday, September 15th, 2017
American Vandal – Netflix
Netflix promises to send up the true crime docu-series genre they helped establish with this mockumentary about a Grafiti-Artist.
Sunday, September 17th, 2017
Vice Principals – HBO
Who shot Neal Gamby? Frankly, who cares? We are just excited for more of the glorious chemistry between series stars Danny McBride (Eastbound and Down) and Walton Goggins (Justified).
Monday, September 18th, 2017
The State – National Geographic
National Geographic has a new series about Isis.
Tuesday, September 19th, 2017
Conan Without Borders: Isreal
Late night comedy host Conan O’Brien continues his hilarious and insightful Conan Without Borders series by visiting one of the most dangerous, and politically divided, regions of the world.
Wednesday, September 20th, 2017
The Good Place – NBC
One of the best comedies of 2016 is back for a second season after the jaw dropping twist of its first season.
Channel Zero: No-End House – SyFy
SyFy’s creepypasta anthology adaptation returns. This time with a telling of No-End House, a story about a house with a mind of its own.
Thursday, September 21st, 2017
Gotham – Fox
The Batman origin series returns on Fox, expect about a thousand new villains.
Friday, September 22nd, 2017
Transparent – Amazon
Amazon’s award winning dramedy about gender identity and family is back to depress us.
Mike Judge Presents: Tales From the Tour Bus – HBO
Mike Judge (Silicon Valley) returns to animation with this series about a crew on a tour bus.
Sunday, September 24th, 2017
Star Trek: Discovery – CBS/CBS All Access
The troubled development of this continuation to Star Trek will finally be judged when the first episode airs on CBS. Later episodes will air exclusively (in the United States) on CBS’ streaming service, CBS All Access, while the series will come to Netflix subscribers outside of the US.
Tuesday, September 26th, 2017
Lethal Weapon – Fox
Fox’s surprisingly good adaptation of the classic buddy cop film franchise is back with a second season.
The Mick – Fox
Another great 2016 comedy series has been renewed for a second season, and we cannot wait.
Brooklyn Nine-Nine – Fox
Fox’s spiritual successor to NBC’s Parks and Recreation was still hilarious last season, so our hopes are high for the next.
This is Us – NBC
Perhaps the biggest Network hit of last year is back to make audiences laugh and cry.
Law & Order True Crime: The Menendez Murders – NBC
The classic procedural franchise is taking on the true crime craze with their own seasonal anthology series.
Wednesday, September 27th, 2017
Designated Survivor – ABC
Kiefer Sutherland’s (The Lost Boys) TV performance followup to his iconic portrayal of Jack Bauer on 24, finds him in the role of the new President of the United States of America, after a terrorist attack takes out virtually the entire government.
Liar – Sundance
Created by Harry and Jack Williams, the brothers behind The Missing, Liar is a thriller about a mutual attraction and the effect it has on the people around the individuals.
The Blacklist – NBC
While not as fun as Arya’s list on Game of Thrones, Red Reddington’s list has its own larger than life targets.
Thursday, September 28th, 2017
Great News – NBC
Tina Fey’s oft overlooked comedy series was delightful in its first season, here is hoping for another great run.
Will & Grace – NBC
After 11 years off the air, Will and Grace becomes the next series to revive itself in an ongoing trend.
Friday, September 29th, 2017
The Exorcist – Fox
Season 2 of Fox’s adaptation of the classic horror film returns for the Halloween season.
Marvel’s Inhumans – ABC
Our dislike for the series Showrunner, Scott Buck (Iron Fist), has us concerned for Marvel’s latest TV effort.