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2016 Fall TV Premiere Dates

by | August 24, 2016 | Comments

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Clockwise from top left: Marvel’s Luke Cage, Wolf Creek, The Simpsons, Harley and the Davidsons, NCIS, The Rocky Horror Picture Show: Let’s Do the Time Warp Again

It’s time for the Rotten Tomatoes one-stop fall TV premieres guide. This season promises to be an exciting one, with hotly anticipated premieres (Westworld, MacGyver), one-off special events (Hairspray Live!), and returning favorites (Gilmore Girls, The Blacklist). Whatever your tastes, this fall season is bound to have something for you. See below for the full list, which will be updated as more information develops. Happy New TV Time, everybody!


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 September


Friday, Sept. 2
Narcos: Season 2 (2016) 92%, Netflix

Monday, Sept. 5
Harley and the Davidsons: Miniseries (2016) 80%, 9 p.m., Discovery
Mary + Jane: Season 1 (2016) 38%, 10 p.m., MTV
Loosely Exactly Nicole: Season 1 (2016) 60%, 10:30 p.m. MTV

Tuesday, Sept. 6
StartUp: Season 1 (2016) 36%, Crackle
9/11 Inside the Pentagon (2016) , 8 p.m., PBS
Dance Moms: Season 6 (2016) , 9 p.m., Lifetime (returning)
From Dusk Till Dawn: The Series: Season 3 (2016) , 9 p.m., El Rey
Atlanta: Season 1 (2016) 97%, 10 p.m., FX
Queen Sugar: Season 1 (2016) 93%, 10 p.m., OWN

Wednesday, Sept. 7
Full Circle: Season 3 (2016) , 9 p.m., DirecTV

Thursday, Sept. 8
Better Things: Season 1 (2016) 95% series premiere, 10 p.m., FX

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Quarry

Friday, Sept. 9
One Mississippi: Season 1 (2015) 93%, Amazon
Quarry: Season 1 (2016) 76%, 10 p.m., Cinemax

Saturday, Sept. 10
Girl in the Box (2016) , 8 p.m., Lifetime

Sunday, Sept. 11
The Circus: Inside the Wildest Political Show on Earth: Season 1 (2016) 73%, 8 p.m., Showtime
Son of Zorn: Season 1 (2016) 58%, 8 p.m., FOX
Indian Summers: Season 2 (2016) , 10 p.m., PBS
Masters of Sex: Season 4 (2016) 80%, 10 p.m., Showtime

Monday, Sept. 12
Dancing With the Stars: Season 23 (2016) , 8 p.m., ABC

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Documentary Now!

Wednesday, Sept. 14
American Horror Story: Roanoke (2016) 76%, 10 p.m., FX
Blindspot: Season 2 (2016) 100%, 10 p.m., NBC
Documentary Now!: Season 2 (2016) 93%, 10 p.m., IFC
South Park: Season 20 (2016) 73%, 10 p.m., Comedy Central
Legends of Chamberlain Heights: Season 1 (2016) 40%, 10:30 p.m., Comedy Central

Friday, Sept. 16
Fleabag: Season 1 (2016) 100%, Amazon
The White Helmets (2016) 100%, Netflix
Z Nation: Season 3 (2016) ,8 p.m., SyFy
High Maintenance: Season 1 (2016) 95%, 10 p.m., HBO

Saturday, Sept. 17
Sister Cities (2016) , 8 p.m., Lifetime

Sunday, Sept. 18
The Case of: JonBenét Ramsey: Miniseries (2016) 33%, 8:30 p.m., CBS

Monday, Sept. 19
The Big Bang Theory: Season 10 (2016) 83%, 8 p.m., CBS
Gotham: Season 3 (2016) 74%, 8 p.m., FOX
The Voice: Season 11 (2016) , 8 p.m., NBC
Kevin Can Wait: Season 1 (2016) 28%, 8:30 p.m., CBS
Lucifer: Season 2 (2016) 100%, 9 p.m., FOX
The Good Place: Season 1 (2016) 92%, 10 p.m., NBC
StarTalk: Season 3 (2016) , 11 p.m., NatGeo

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This Is Us

Tuesday, Sept. 20
Brooklyn Nine-Nine: Season 4 (2017) 100%, 8 p.m., Fox
NCIS: Season 14 (2016) , 8 p.m., CBS
New Girl: Season 6 (2016) , 8:30 p.m., FOX
Bull: Season 1 (2016) 22%, 9 p.m., CBS
Defying the Nazis: The Sharps' War (2016) 100%, 9 p.m., PBS
Scream Queens: Season 2 (2016) 83%, 9 p.m., FOX
Marvel's Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.: Season 4 (2016) 96%. 10 p.m., ABC
NCIS: New Orleans: Season 3 (2016) , 10 p.m., CBS
This Is Us: Season 1 (2016) 91%, 10 p.m., NBC

Wednesday, Sept. 21
The Goldbergs: Season 4 (2016) , 8 p.m., ABC
Lethal Weapon: Season 1 (2016) 67%, 8 p.m., FOX
Survivor: Millennials vs. Gen X (2016) , 8 p.m., CBS
Speechless: Season 1 (2016) 98%, 8:30 p.m., ABC
Empire: Season 3 (2016) , 9 p.m., FOX
Law & Order: Special Victims Unit: Season 18 (2016) , 9 p.m., NBC
Modern Family: Season 8 (2016) , 9 p.m., ABC
black-ish: Season 3 (2016) 100%, 9:30 p.m., ABC
Chicago P.D.: Season 4 (2016) , 10 p.m., NBC
Designated Survivor: Season 1 (2016) 87%, 10 p.m., ABC
Falling Water: Season 1 (2016) 26%, midnight, USA (preview)

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Grey’s Anatomy

Thursday, Sept. 22
Easy: Season 1 (2016) 85%, Amazon
Grey's Anatomy: Season 13 (2016) 88%, 8 p.m., ABC
Rosewood: Season 2 (2016) , 8 p.m., FOX
Superstore: Season 2 (2016) 100%, 8 p.m., NBC (returning)
Chicago Med: Season 2 (2016) , 9 p.m., NBC
Notorious: Season 1 (2016) 23%, 9 p.m., ABC
Pitch: Season 1 (2016) 94%, 9 p.m., FOX
The Blacklist: Season 4 (2016) 90%, 10 p.m., NBC
How to Get Away With Murder: Season 3 (2016) , 10 p.m., ABC

Friday, Sept 23
Longmire: Season 5 (2016) , Netflix
Transparent: Season 3 (2016) 100%, Amazon
Caught on Camera With Nick Cannon: Season 3 (2016) , 8 p.m., NBC
Hell's Kitchen: Season 16 (2016) , 8 p.m., FOX
Last Man Standing: Season 6 (2016) , 8 p.m., ABC
MacGyver: Season 1 (2016) 25%, 8 p.m., CBS
Dr. Ken: Season 2 (2016) , 8:30 p.m., ABC
The Exorcist: Season 1 (2016) 79%, 9 p.m., FOX
Hawaii Five-0: Season 7 (2016) , 9 p.m., CBS
Shark Tank: Season 8 (2016) , 9 p.m., ABC
Blue Bloods: Season 7 (2016) , 10 p.m., CBS
Van Helsing: Season 1 (2016) 82%, 10 p.m.,  SyFy

Saturday, Sept 24
Star Wars Rebels: Season 3 (2016) 100%, 8:30 p.m., Disney XD

Family Guy

Sunday, Sept. 25
Bob's Burgers: Season 7 (2016) , 7:30 p.m., FOX
NCIS: Los Angeles: Season 8 (2016) , 8 p.m., CBS
Once Upon a Time: Season 6 (2016) 89%, 8 p.m., ABC
Poldark: Season 2 (2016) 80%, 8 p.m., PBS
The Simpsons: Season 28 (2016) , 8 p.m., FOX
Family Guy: Season 15 (2016) , 9 p.m., FOX
Secrets and Lies: Season 2 (2016) , 9 p.m., ABC
The Last Man on Earth: Season 3 (2016) 78%, 9:30 p.m., FOX
Quantico: Season 2 (2016) 60%, 10 p.m., ABC

Tuesday, Sept. 27
Aftermath: Season 1 (2016) , 10 p.m., SyFy
Drunk History: Season 4 (2016) , 10:30 p.m., Comedy Central

Wednesday, Sept. 28
Criminal Minds: Season 12 (2016) , 9 p.m., CBS
Code Black: Season 2 (2016) , 10 p.m., CBS
Younger: Season 3 (2016) 100%, 10 p.m., TV Land
Impastor: Season 2 (2016) , 10:30 p.m., TV Land

Friday, Sept. 30
Amanda Knox (2016) 83%, Netflix
Crisis in Six Scenes: Miniseries (2016) 17%, Amazon
Marvel's Luke Cage: Season 1 (2016) 92%, Netflix

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 October


Saturday, Oct. 1
Versailles: Season 1 (2015) 82%, 10 p.m., Ovation (US premiere)
Saturday Night Live: Season 42 (2016) 50%, 11:30 p.m., NBC

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Westworld

Sunday, Oct. 2
America's Funniest Home Videos: Season 27 (2016) , 7 p.m., ABC
Ash vs Evil Dead: Season 2 (2016) 100%, 8 p.m., Starz
Blunt Talk: Season 2 (2016) , 8:35 p.m., Starz
Madam Secretary: Season 3 (2016) , 9 p.m., CBS
Shameless: Season 7 (2016) 88%, 9 p.m., Showtime
Westworld: Season 1 (2016) 87%, 9 p.m., HBO
Elementary: Season 5 (2016) 100%, 10 p.m., CBS

Monday, Oct.3
Class Divide (2016) 100%, 9 p.m., HBO
Scorpion: Season 3 (2016) , 9 p.m., CBS
Conviction: Season 1 (2016) 20%, 10 p.m., ABC
Timeless: Season 1 (2016) 83%, 10 p.m., NBC

Tuesday, Oct.4
The Mindy Project: Season 5 (2016) 80%, Hulu
The Flash: Season 3 (2016) 85%, 8 p.m., CW
No Tomorrow: Season 1 (2016) 88%,  9 p.m., CW

Wednesday, Oct. 5
Arrow: Season 5 (2016) 88%, 8 p.m., CW
Frequency: Season 1 (2016) 77%, 9 p.m., CW

Thursday, Oct. 6
Those Who Can't: Season 2 (2016) , 10:30 p.m., TruTV

Friday, Oct. 7
13th (2016) 97%, Netflix
The Ranch: Parts 1 & 2 (2016) 60% (returning), Netflix

Sunday, Oct. 9
Divorce: Season 1 (2016) 62%, 10 p.m., HBO
Insecure: Season 1 (2016) 100%,  10:30 p.m., HBO

Monday, Oct.10
Freakish: Season 1 (2016) , Hulu
Kuromukuro: Season 2 (2016) , Netflix
Supergirl: Season 2 (2016) 92%, 8 p.m., CW
2 Broke Girls: Season 6 (2016) , 9 p.m., CBS

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American Housewife

Tuesday, Oct. 11
The Middle: Season 8 (2016) , 8 p.m., ABC
American Housewife: Season 1 (2016) 58%, 8:30 p.m., ABC
Channel Zero: Candle Cove (2016) 86%, 9 p.m., SyFy
Fresh Off the Boat: Season 3 (2016) 100%, 9 p.m., ABC
The Real O'Neals: Season 2 (2016) , 9:30 p.m., ABC
Chicago Fire: Season 5 (2016) , 10 p.m., NBC

Thursday, Oct. 13
Mascots (2016) 49%, Netflix
DC's Legends of Tomorrow: Season 2 (2016) 88%, 8 p.m., CW
Supernatural: Season 12 (2016) 86%, 9 p.m., CW
Falling Water: Season 1 (2016) 26%, 10 p.m., USA (regular timeslot)

Friday, Oct. 14
Goliath: Season 1 (2016) 78%, Amazon
Haters Back Off!: Season 1 (2016) 50%, Netflix
Wolf Creek: Miniseries (2016) 77%, 10 p.m., POP

Saturday, Oct. 15
Glitch: Season 1 (2015) 80%, Netflix (U.S. premiere)

Sunday, Oct. 16
Eyewitness: Season 1 (2016) 83%, Amazon
Graves: Season 1 (2016) 50%, Epix
The Durrells in Corfu: Season 1 (2016) 94%, 8 p.m., PBS
Killing Reagan (2016) 63%, 8 p.m., Nat Geo
Berlin Station: Season 1 (2016) 60%, 10:45 p.m., Epix

Monday, Oct. 17
Jane the Virgin: Season 3 (2016) 100%, 9 p.m., CW
The Odd Couple: Season 3 (2016) , 9:30 p.m., CBS

Wednesday, Oct. 19
Chance: Season 1 (2016) 75%, Hulu

Thursday, Oct. 20
The Rocky Horror Picture Show: Let's Do the Time Warp Again (2016) 28%, 8 p.m., FOX

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Friday, Oct. 21
Black Mirror: Season 3 (2014) 86%, Netflix
Midnight Diner: Tokyo Stories (2016) 100%, Netflix
The Vampire Diaries: Season 8 (2016) 100%, 8 p.m., CW
Crazy Ex-Girlfriend: Season 2 (2016) 100%, 9 p.m., CW

Saturday, Oct. 22
Dirk Gently's Holistic Detective Agency: Season 1 (2016) 71%, 9 p.m., BBC America

Sunday, Oct. 23
The Walking Dead: Season 7 (2016) 63%, 9 p.m., AMC
Your Pretty Face is Going to Hell: Season 3 (2016) , 11:30 p.m., Cartoon (Adult Swim)
Dream Corp LLC: Season 1 (2016) 100%, 11:45 p.m., Cartoon (Adult Swim)

Monday, Oct. 24
Man With a Plan: Season 1 (2016) 21%, 8:30 p.m., CBS
The Hate Card: Jorge Ramos Reporting (2016) , 9 p.m., HBO

Wednesday, Oct. 26
Rectify: Season 4 (2016) 100%, 10 p.m., Sundance

Thursday, Oct. 27
The Great Indoors: Season 1 (2016) 45%, 8:30 p.m., CBS
The Living and the Dead: Miniseries (2016) 83%, 9 p.m., BBC America
Mom: Season 4 (2016) , 9 p.m., CBS
Life in Pieces: Season 2 (2016) , 9:30, CBS
Pure Genius: Season 1 (2016) 26%, 10 p.m., CBS

Friday, Oct. 28
Good Girls Revolt: Season 1 (2015) 73%, Amazon
Into the Inferno (2016) 92%, Netflix
Skylanders Academy: Season 1 (2016) , Netflix
Trailer Park Boys: Out of the Park: Europe (2017) , Netflix
Tracey Ullman's Show: Season 1 (2016) 94%, 11 p.m., HBO

Saturday, Oct. 29
The Fall: Season 3 (2016) 64%, Netflix

Monday, Oct. 31
Chewing Gum: Season 1 (2015) 100%, Netflix
People of Earth: Season 1 (2016) 89%, 9 p.m., TBS

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 November


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Salem

Wednesday, Nov. 2
Salem: Season 3 (2016) 100%, 9 p.m.,WGN
Stan Against Evil: Season 1 (2016) 67%, 10 p.m., IFC

Friday, Nov. 4
The Crown: Season 1 (2016) 90%, Netflix

Thursday, Nov. 10
Please Like Me: Season 4 (2017) 100%, Pivot

Friday, Nov. 11
Red Oaks: Season 2 (2016) 100%, Amazon

Saturday, Nov. 12
The Killing Season: Season 1 (2016) , 9 p.m., A&E

Tuesday, Nov. 15
Good Behavior: Season 1 (2016) 78%, 9 p.m., TNT
Teen Wolf: Season 6 (2016) 83%, 9 p.m., MTV
Shooter: Season 1 (2016) 47%, 10 p.m., USA
Sweet/Vicious: Season 1 (2016) 100%, 10 p.m., MTV

Wednesday, Nov. 16
The Art of More: Season 2 (2016) , Crackle
ICE: Season 1 (2016) , DirecTV
Nightcap: Season 1 (2016) , 8 p.m., POP

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Undercover

Thursday, Nov. 17
Lovesick: Season 1 (2015) 90%, Netflix
Undercover: Miniseries (2016) 75%, BBC America

Friday, Nov. 18
Beat Bugs: Season 2 (2016) , Netflix
The Grand Tour: Season 1 (2016) 90%, Amazon

Saturday, Nov. 19
Beat Bugs: Season 2 (2016) , BBC America

Sunday, Nov. 20
The Librarians: Season 3 (2016) , 8 p.m., TNT
The Affair: Season 3 (2016) 71%, 10 p.m., Showtime

Tuesday, Nov. 25
Gilmore Girls: A Year in the Life (2017) 87%, Netflix

Saturday, Nov. 29
Leah Remini: Scientology and the Aftermath, 10 p.m., A&E

Wednesday, Nov. 30
Vikings: Season 4 (2016) 92%, 9 p.m., History (returning)
Incorporated: Season 1 (2016) 73%, 10 p.m., SyFy

 

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 Winter


Sunday, Dec. 4
Mariah's World: Season 1 (2016) 44%, 9 p.m., E!

Wednesday, Dec. 7
Shut Eye: Season 1 (2016) 37%, Hulu
Hairspray Live! (2016) 76%, 8 p.m., NBC

Thursday, Dec. 8
SuperMansion: War On Christmas (2016) , Crackle
Gangland Undercover: Season 2 (2016) , 10 p.m., A&E

Friday, Dec. 9
Captive: Season 1 (2016) 75%, Netflix
Mozart in the Jungle: Season 3 (2016) 100%, Amazon

Sunday, Dec. 11
The Hollow Crown: The Wars of the Roses (2016) 100%, 9 p.m., PBS

Friday, Dec. 16
The Man in the High Castle: Season 2 (2016) 64%, Amazon

Sunday, Dec. 25
Doctor Who: The Return of Doctor Mysterio (2016 Christmas Special) (2016) 89%, BBC America

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TBA


The Amazing Race 28: Season 28 (2016) , CBS
Doubt: Season 1 (2017) 53%, CBS
The Race Card: Season 1 (2016) , TNT
Riverdale: Season 1 (2017) 88%, CW
The Royals: Season 3 (2016) , E!
Search Party: Season 1 (2016) 100%, TBS
Tales From the Crypt (2016): Season 1 (2016) , TNT
Training Day: Season 1 (2017) 24%, CBS
Will: Miniseries (2017) 56%, TNT

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