Where to Watch the Best New Fall TV Shows (Right Now)

Your guide to catching up on the critics' favorite fall TV

by | October 14, 2014 | Comments

It’s not too late to hop on the train of some of fall’s hottest TV shows. We’ve taken all the new fall premieres with Fresh and Certified Fresh ratings and put your catch-up options all in one place. Here’s what you need to know about watching the critics’ faves before you get too far behind. Note: The information on where to stream these shows is accurate as of today — get started now before the freebies go away!

Gotham
What it’s about: Before Batman becomes Batman, Det. Jim Gordon tries to solve the murder of Bruce Wayne’s parents in Gotham, a city riddled with crime and corruption.
Airs: Mondays at 8 p.m. on Fox
Number of episodes you’ve missed: 4
Where to watch them: TV.com (free), Fox.com (free)
, Hulu (subscription), Amazon
(buy), Vudu (buy)
, Google Play (buy), iTunes (buy), and Fox On Demand (cable subscription).

The Flash
What it’s about: An assistant forensics police officer transforms into The Flash after an explosion at S.T.A.R. Labs
Airs: Tuesdays at 8 p.m. on The CW
Number of episodes you’ve missed: 1
Where to watch it: CWtv.com (free), Amazon
(buy), Hulu Plus
(subscription), Google Play (buy), iTunes (buy), and Vudu (buy).

NCIS: New Orleans

What it’s about: Dwayne Pride (Scott Bakula) leads a team of special investigators in the Big Easy, a colorful city with a dark criminal side.
Airs: Tuesdays at 9 p.m. on CBS
Number of episodes you’ve missed: 3
Where to watch them: CBS.com
(free), TV.com
(free), Amazon
(buy), Google Play
(buy), iTunes
(buy), Vudu
(buy), and CBS On Demand (cable subscription).

Town of the Living Dead
What it’s about: Residents of a small Alabama town are followed as they film their own independent zombie movie titled Thr33 Days Dead.
Airs: Tuesdays at 10 p.m. on SyFy
Number of episodes you’ve missed: 2
Where to watch them: SyFy.com
(free), Hulu
(free), Amazon
(buy), iTunes
(buy), and Vudu
(buy).

Kingdom
What it’s about: A family in Venice, CA experiences day-to-day drama set against the world of Mixed Martial Arts.
Airs: Wednesdays at 9 p.m. on DirecTV
Number of episodes you’ve missed: 1
Where to watch them: DirecTV Everywhere (subscription) and DirecTV Channel 239 (cable subscription).

Black-ish
What it’s about: Anthony Anderson plays Andre Jackson, a well-off L.A. executive who’s worried his family is losing touch with their African-American identity.

Airs: Wednesdays at 9:30 p.m. on ABC
Number of episodes you’ve missed: 3
Where to watch them: TV.com
(free), ABC.com
(free), Hulu
(free), Amazon
(buy), iTunes
(buy), Vudu
(buy), Google Play
(buy) and ABC On Demand (cable subscription).

Gracepoint
What it’s about: A pair of mismatched detectives investigate the murder of a young boy in a small Pacific Northwest town.
Airs: Thursdays at 9 p.m. on Fox
Number of episodes you’ve missed: 2
Where to watch them: Fox.com (free)
, TV.com (free)
, Hulu (buy)
, Amazon (buy)
, Google Play (buy), iTunes (buy)
, Vudu (buy), and Fox On Demand (cable subscription).

A to Z
What it’s about: An idealistic online matchmaker falls for a no-nonsense lawyer.
Airs: Thursdays at 9:30 p.m. on NBC
Number of episodes you’ve missed: 2
Where to watch them: NBC.com
(free), Hulu
(free), Amazon
(buy), Vudu
(buy), and Google Play
(buy).

How to Get Away With Murder

What it’s about: A group of law students help their professor, Annalise Keating (Viola Davis), defend her clients in this crime drama by Shonda Rimes.
Airs: Thursdays at 10 p.m. on ABC
Number of episodes you’ve missed: 3
Where to watch them: ABC.com
(free), Hulu Plus
(subscription), Amazon
(buy), iTunes
(buy), Vudu (buy), Google Play
(buy), and ABC On Demand (cable subscription).

Survivor’s Remorse
What it’s about: A rising NBA star grapples with fame and fortune in Atlanta, and the life he’s left behind in the Boston projects.
Airs: Saturdays at 9 p.m. on Starz
Number of episodes you’ve missed: 2
Where to watch them: Starz.com (free), Starz Play (subscription), and Starz On Demand (cable subscription).

Madam Secretary
What it’s about: Elizabeth McCord (Tea Leone) is a brilliant CIA-agent-turned-college professor when the President of the United States appoints her Secretary of State.
Airs: Sundays at 8 p.m. on CBS
Number of episodes you’ve missed: 4
Where to watch them: TV.com (free), Amazon (buy), Vudu (buy), Google Play (buy), iTunes (buy), CBS.com (free), and CBS On Demand (cable subscription).

The Affair
What it’s about: A New York City novelist strays from his marriage with a waitress in Montauk, NY.
Airs: Sundays at 10 p.m. on Showtime
Number of episodes you’ve missed: 1
Where to watch it: Rotten Tomatoes
(free), SHO.com (free), YouTube (free), and Showtime Anytime (cable subscription).

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