Millie Bobby Brown in Stranger Things (Netflix)

FALL 2017 TV SURVEY:
40 MOST ANTICIPATED
RETURNING SHOWS

We asked TV fans, “Which returning fall TV shows are you most looking forward to?” See which series our survey respondents chose, ranked by popularity, below. (Respondents were allowed multiple choices.) The winner took top spot with 42 percent of the vote, while second place got 28 percent, third and fourth place were separated by a hairsbreadth of a percent and both rounded to 27 percent, and fifth place got 25 percent. (Click here to see the full results by percentage.)

Disagree with the survey results? Tell us in the comments who you think should have made the list or have been ranked higher.

Poldark (2015)
87%

#40
Synopsis: Based on the historical fiction stories by Winston Graham, following Ross Poldark's return to his beloved Cornwall after the American... [More]

Jane the Virgin (2014)
100%

#39
Synopsis: A comedy-drama following a chaste young woman who is accidentally impregnated via artificial insemination as she struggles to inform her... [More]

Narcos (2015)
89%

#38
Synopsis: This raw, gritty series chronicles the gripping real-life stories of the drug kingpins of the late 1980s and the corroborative... [More]
Directed By: Andrés Baiz

#37
Synopsis: Aspiring restaurateurs battle it out under chef Gordon Ramsay's tutoring; the winner gets a chance to open his/her own eatery.... [More]

Empire (2015)
84%

#36
Synopsis: A music mogul plans for the future of his empire as his three sons and his ex-wife battle each other... [More]

#35
Synopsis: A neurotic TV writer copes with life in L.A. in a tart, hilarious and semi-improvised sitcom that follows him dealing... [More]

Speechless (2016)

#34
Synopsis: A mom is driven to do what's best for her family, including her eldest son with special needs, in this... [More]

Synopsis: Celebrities are paired with professionals in a ballroom-dance competition, with one pair typically eliminated each week.... [More]

Fresh Off the Boat (2015)
94%

#32
Synopsis: A Taiwanese family deal with culture shock after moving from Washington, D.C., to Orlando during the '90s.... [More]

Outlander (2014)
91%

#31
Synopsis: A married British combat nurse time-travels between World War II and 1743 Scotland, where she falls for a Scottish warrior.... [More]

Survivor (2013)
72%

#30
Synopsis: Former players compete with and ultimately against loved ones. Redemption Island returns, where ousted castaways are banished and fight for... [More]

The Good Place (2016)
97%

#29
Synopsis: Follows Eleanor Shellstrop (Kristen Bell, "House of Lies," "Veronica Mars"), an ordinary woman who enters the afterlife, and thanks to... [More]

black-ish (2014)
91%

#28
Synopsis: A successful family man worries that his four children are losing touch with black culture because they are growing up... [More]

The Voice (2011)

#27
Synopsis: Singers square off for a coveted recording contract in this reality talent contest from the producers of "Big Brother" and... [More]

Family Guy (1999)
71%

#26
Synopsis: Animated antics of the constantly grousing Griffins, a family that put some fun in dysfunctional. While dad Peter is a... [More]

Riverdale (2017)
86%

#25
Synopsis: Drama based on characters from the Archie comic-books series is set in Riverdale, where aspiring musician Archie deals with life,... [More]

The Simpsons (1989)
85%

#24
Synopsis: Matt Groening's subversive, animated satire about Springfield's hapless first family became a cult favorite when it premiered on Fox in... [More]

Vikings (2013)
93%

#23
Synopsis: Bjorn Ironside has ambitions for the Kingdom of Kattegat, he dreams of peace and prosperity, but the fates have a... [More]

Brooklyn Nine-Nine (2013)
97%

#22
Synopsis: A sitcom following the lives of a group of detectives in a New York precinct, including one slacker who is... [More]

Scandal (2012)
93%

#21
Synopsis: A former White House communications director opens a Washington, D.C. crisis-management firm in this drama based on the work of... [More]

Supernatural (2005)
88%

#20
Synopsis: Twenty-six years ago, Sam and Dean Winchester lost their mother to a mysterious and demonic supernatural force. Subsequently, their father... [More]

Once Upon a Time (2011)
80%

#19
Synopsis: A woman's destiny unfolds when she arrives in a modern-day town populated by fairy-tale characters.... [More]

Synopsis: Lieutenant Olivia Benson leads a team that finds justice for victims of the city's worst crimes. NYPD Detectives Odafin Tutuola,... [More]

Synopsis: A law professor and a group of her best students are drawn into a real-life murder conspiracy.... [More]

The Crown (2016)
89%

#16
Synopsis: The Crown tells the inside story of two of the most famous addresses in the world -- Buckingham Palace and... [More]

Designated Survivor (2016)
71%

#15
Synopsis: A lower level United States Cabinet member is suddenly appointed president after a catastrophic attack kills everyone above him in... [More]

The Blacklist (2013)
91%

#14
Synopsis: For decades, ex-government agent Raymond "Red" Reddington has been one of the FBI's most wanted fugitives. Brokering shadowy deals for... [More]

Supergirl (2015)
86%

#13
Synopsis: At 24, Kara Zor-El decides the time has come to embrace her superhuman abilities and fulfill her destiny as a... [More]

NCIS (2003)

#12
Synopsis: A successful "JAG" spin-off about criminal cases involving Navy and Marine personnel, handled by the Naval Criminal Investigative Service. For... [More]

Arrow (2012)
85%

#11
Synopsis: Reinventing the DC Comics character, the Arrow is not a superhero but a hero every bit as dangerous as the... [More]

Modern Family (2009)
86%

#10
Synopsis: A mockumentary-style sitcom chronicling the unusual kinship of the extended Pritchett clan, a brood that includes patriarch Jay; his younger... [More]

#9
Synopsis: A horror anthology series from Brad Falchuk and Ryan Murphy.... [More]

Gotham (2014)
78%

#8
Synopsis: GOTHAM is an origin story of the great DC Comics Super-Villains and vigilantes, revealing an entirely new chapter that has... [More]

Will & Grace (1998)

#7
Synopsis: Snappy hit about a straight woman and a gay man who are best friends. She's a decorator with a snippy,... [More]

The Flash (2014)
89%

#6
Synopsis: Scientist Barry Allen acquires super speed through a freak accident and becomes known as the Fastest Man Alive in this... [More]

This Is Us (2016)
91%

#5
Synopsis: The Pearson family's generational story unfolds in this emotional drama. In moments of joy and heartbreak, revelations emerge from parents... [More]

Synopsis: The NFL's long-running prime-time series, providing football action with colorful commentary. The 1970 brainchild of ABC Sports president Roone Arledge... [More]

The Walking Dead (2010)
81%

#3
Synopsis: The story of the years that follow after a zombie apocalypse, following a group of survivors led by a former... [More]

The Big Bang Theory (2007)
81%

#2
Synopsis: A new comedy about a pair of brilliant physicists who understand how the universe works but have no clue about... [More]

Stranger Things (2016)
93%

#1
Synopsis: A love letter to the '80s classics that captivated a generation, Stranger Things is set in 1983 Indiana, where a... [More]
Directed By: Ross Duffer

Tag Cloud

Western Disney+ Disney Plus Stephen King cars USA TCA Winter 2020 Sundance Now batman Classic Film LGBT Fox News what to watch X-Men Chernobyl directors 007 Disney Plus Warner Bros. harry potter Pop ABC television sports Paramount Network Turner Classic Movies award winner Red Carpet discovery Quiz CNN Emmy Nominations A24 Awards Tour Schedule 2018 VH1 The Witch animated thriller Christmas BET Winter TV NBC GoT Holiday ratings Super Bowl National Geographic El Rey mockumentary comic talk show spinoff Marvel Studios Comedy Baby Yoda Set visit Star Trek spy thriller AMC canceled NYCC independent Pirates E3 Lionsgate Lifetime Amazon Prime YA docudrama DC streaming service TBS APB natural history Marvel ESPN IFC teaser Ghostbusters Paramount witnail American Society of Cinematographers Reality finale sequel Fall TV comiccon First Look doctor who indie casting Amazon dragons Opinion Lifetime Christmas movies Ellie Kemper Mudbound medical drama historical drama zero dark thirty Cannes cancelled TV shows revenge RT21 stand-up comedy Universal Best and Worst Masterpiece book MSNBC Marvel Television supernatural Crunchyroll Sundance Endgame screen actors guild Nickelodeon facebook cats PaleyFest Emmys Valentine's Day Pet Sematary green book rotten movies we love Adult Swim Apple werewolf adventure 71st Emmy Awards Captain marvel Reality Competition police drama The Arrangement Nat Geo YouTube Premium Rom-Com Comics on TV unscripted space anthology YouTube Red boxoffice MCU Nominations latino Superheroes Chilling Adventures of Sabrina Mary Tyler Moore Arrowverse YouTube TLC Winners TCM Certified Fresh OWN canceled TV shows adaptation Tumblr south america hispanic DC Comics WGN richard e. Grant dc Film Festival 20th Century Fox spider-man Watching Series quibi Tubi Countdown nature aliens breaking bad Rock video zombies ghosts BBC America Freeform FXX Sci-Fi SDCC CBS All Access GIFs Music Marathons disaster 2019 elevated horror Hallmark Christmas movies Peacock Spring TV diversity psycho Song of Ice and Fire Spike Trailer Apple TV Plus Turner Horror cancelled TV series politics halloween President OneApp singing competition children's TV golden globes Fantasy dceu streaming toy story Cartoon Network anime Netflix joker Rocky Hulu Showtime travel Box Office Binge Guide CBS Heroines Summer IFC Films 2020 Trophy Talk Film Comedy Central psychological thriller Crackle Apple TV+ ITV Mystery Women's History Month war LGBTQ Rocketman Amazon Prime Video Syfy Mindy Kaling jamie lee curtis Toys Drama Country 2015 sitcom The CW Star Wars Dark Horse Comics See It Skip It crime thriller crime drama Discovery Channel Ovation USA Network Tarantino spanish language FOX TCA 2017 Television Academy Cosplay Teen Polls and Games HBO Calendar History Epix Awards serial killer Esquire reboot Food Network Election HBO Max Acorn TV political drama romance 24 frames DirecTV New York Comic Con Pride Month Musical kids cops tv talk VICE Character Guide Avengers Premiere Dates A&E FX 21st Century Fox Brie Larson movies robots cooking E! composers Black Mirror 2016 crime The Purge Britbox Academy Awards blockbuster Lucasfilm hist versus First Reviews Animation miniseries TV Land justice league transformers Walt Disney Pictures theme song Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt Pixar Disney Channel foreign Musicals Columbia Pictures technology Superheroe game of thrones BBC Mary poppins Action TIFF series Video Games Netflix Christmas movies Podcast period drama ABC Family Vudu Sundance TV Logo science fiction Disney Interview MTV Martial Arts PBS Infographic free movies screenings TCA Starz Biopics romantic comedy DGA TNT Shondaland christmas movies biography 2017 DC Universe game show based on movie Bravo renewed TV shows vampires Shudder SundanceTV Photos slashers Hallmark WarnerMedia 45 Sneak Peek TV cults RT History The Walking Dead Elton John CW Seed crossover Family Holidays Extras Creative Arts Emmys Disney streaming service TruTV true crime Year in Review blaxploitation Writers Guild of America Trivia cancelled spain social media SXSW Tomatazos cartoon Kids & Family Oscars name the review cinemax dramedy binge zombie festivals Comic Book sag awards Thanksgiving strong female leads CMT San Diego Comic-Con Sony Pictures cancelled television GLAAD Grammys Spectrum Originals Anna Paquin Mary Poppins Returns comics TV renewals mutant