PEOPLE OF EARTH

People of Earth has arrived on TBS and the secret is out: The series is Certified Fresh with a 91% on the Tomatometer.

In the series — from producers Conan O’Brien, Greg Daniels, and David Jenkins — the aliens are real. This isn’t just some wacky group of delusional nut cases. The aliens show up at the end of the pilot, and they’re making plans to stay on Earth. By the fourth episode (spoiler alert — sort of), you’ll see the abduction of alien abduction support group leader Gina Morrison, who is played by Ana Gasteyer.

A Groundlings-trained comedian, Gasteyer was on Saturday Night Live from 1996 to 2002 and continues to pop in. She was also on Maria Bamford’s Netflix comedy Lady Dynamite, as her agent Karen Grisham, which is set to return for a second season. On top of all of this, Gasteyer is an accomplished singer performing live shows throughout the season.


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Fred Topel for Rotten Tomatoes: Episode four is really your big one, isn’t it?

Ana Gasteyer: It is, and I haven’t seen it yet, but it’s fun talking to you guys and hearing your impression of it.

RT: When you got the pilot and the role of the therapist, did you know at the time she was going to have her own abduction?

Gasteyer: Yes, I knew that everybody in the group came from an abduction. Oddly enough it was important to me that she had been abducted, because it obviously made the role 3,000 times more dimensional than otherwise.

RT: When that came rather soon in episode four, did it live up to your expectations?

Gasteyer: Yes. I wanted to explore it. That’s the problem with half-hour television, right? I would’ve happily spent more time exploring it, but I love the payoff. I love the idea that on top of all the rest of the bullshit that fell apart in her life, she then gets abducted. It’s important, because I think essentially what I find fun about playing anyone, especially someone who’s an authority, is that they’re a slightly misguided authority. I did have the sense that she was a therapist who maybe wasn’t always totally on her game but trying to be. Her heart was in the right place. So the story tells very clearly I think how she arrived at her ambivalence, if that makes any sense.

RT: Is the support group a way to redeem her therapist life?

Gasteyer: Exactly. That’s exactly right. It’s sort of her way back in. I think what’s interesting about abduction per se is it’s this very traumatic experience for people. It would be very life altering if it was truly your perception of what had happened to you. Then add to that that you really cannot talk about it with anyone. I imagine it would be like surviving some kind of identity theft where it’s very hard to make it a relatable human experience. In some ways, they’re very alien in society. They’re alien to their families. They’re alienated. So I think that explains what was interesting about the true need for the group.

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RT: On a practical level, what was it like recreating that classic abduction scene of the human lying on the alien table?

Gasteyer: It was cool. I loved it. One of the reasons I liked the script to begin with is I’m actually married to an alien-obsessive man. Especially around the time of X-Files, he was really, really obsessed. We have a lot of books about it, and there was a time when it was always on TV, the various abduction documentaries and so forth. So the material seemed really fun. It is weird. It’s weird to play that feeling of being totally out of control. They put the eyes in Ken [Hall]’s eyes so I couldn’t see his eyes. It was fun. It was ridiculous, fun, and terrifying all at once.

RT: Is she over it from the beginning? She kind of calls B.S. on the aliens.

Gasteyer: I don’t think that she’s saying “bullshit” to the abduction. I think the writers’ intention was not feeling special, not falling for whatever it was that made everybody else attracted to the idea of it. I don’t think it was a positive. I think she’s had a really rough life. Marriage falling apart, lost her practice, moves upstate, and then this bullshit.

RT: And I think she’s right, because I think that’s something they just say to humans because maybe we’re gullible. We believe them if they say, “You’re special.”

Gasteyer: Exactly. She’s not going to fall for it.

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RT: Does Gina see Ozzie (Wyatt Cenac) as an ally who can help the other members of the group?

Gasteyer: Oh definitely. That’s sort of the function of the pilot, right? She’s the one that agrees to let him write about it because she wanted a sense of agency. She wants to not feel like such an outsider in the world. She wants to be recognized as a valid group.

RT: Is there anyone in the group that Gina just can’t reach and can’t help?

Gasteyer: Yeah, I think a lot of them. [Laughs] I think in particular Chelsea is probably hard for her to reach because she’s a pretty stubborn and stoic woman. You can see how defensive she is in the pilot, Tracee [Chimo]’s depiction of her. I think that’s probably the one she’s most combative with.

RT: Now that the aliens are here, when does Gina get to confront them again?

Gasteyer: I don’t know yet. We’re not there yet. One of the great things about this show is that when you read a pilot, you sign a seven-year contract in television so you really have to think, “God, could this tell a lot of stories?” And it definitely could. We have so many people. We have the aliens. We have abduction. There’s a lot to uncover here.


RT: Did you ever hear from Martha Stewart or Celine Dion when you played them on SNL?

 

Gasteyer: I heard from both of them and they both could not have been more gracious. I saw Martha as recently as three years ago. I saw her on the Seth Meyers show. She was there, and I issued a public apology. It was a bit, and she was great about it. We ended up doing a cooking segment together. I saw her a lot during the SNL years. Both of them were extremely savvy about the fact that imitation is the highest form of flattery.

RT: Did you get the job doing Celine, because you were already a singer?

Gasteyer: Yes and no. Obviously a much different kind of singer. Nothing makes me laugh harder than earnestness, and she’s a very sincere performer, which I definitely am not. Yes, I love her. Vocally she’s ridiculous, she’s so talented.

RT: Where are you performing music this year?

Gasteyer: I’ll be in Las Vagas at the Smith Center on the 10 and 11 of November, and then at the Long Beach Symphony, I’m doing the holiday POPS! concert on December 10.

RT: For your fans who haven’t actually heard you perform, what is your music like?

Gasteyer: My album is out. It’s called I’m Hip. It’s ridiculous jazz, and it’s really a good time. It’s old fashioned and it’s fun. I love it.


LADY DYNAMITE Ana Gasteyer, Maria Bamford (Saeed Adyani/Netflix)

RT: Is Karen Grisham back on Lady Dynamite for Netflix?

Gasteyer: Yes, to my knowledge she will be back. Season 2 starts filming in the winter, and I’m so excited. They haven’t told me anything yet. I stopped by the writer’s room. They’ve got a million brilliant ideas of course because they’re brilliant. I love playing that part, and I love working with Pam [Brady], and I love working with Maria and Mitch Hurwitz. I’m really looking forward to it.

RT: That’s so much from Maria’s psyche, and I imagine there was a real Karen Grisham even if she had a different name. Did Maria have very specific notes about who this was and you had to get her right?

Gasteyer: Absolutely not. It’s funny because I have had that experience before on other shows where it’s always a little tricky. I played this drama teacher on The Goldbergs, and it was important to Adam [F. Goldberg], this is very much someone from his life. I think the experience of Lady Dynamite is so kind of its own hyperspace. I think she was very forgiving and went with the flow.

RT: With two shows and live performances, are you busier now than even when you were on SNL?

Gasteyer: No. I’m busy. I’m so happy. I’m as busy as I want to be, and I’m grateful. I’m just psyched to be working on what I’m working on. I love the stuff I’m doing. I feel really happy.

People of Earth airs Mondays at 9 on TBS

It’s time again for our weekly countdown of the Fall TV premieres! Here are the best new shows for the week of Friday, November 4, 2016. See how this week’s shows, The Crown, Stan Against Evil, and People of Earth stack up against each other on the Tomatometer!

Adjusted Score: -1%
Critics Consensus: Stan Against Evil is a light, gruesome horror-comedy with a fun premise, but the series has yet to solidify its tone and characters.
Directed By: Jack Bishop, Justin Nijm

Adjusted Score: -1%
Critics Consensus: People of Earth skillfully grounds its high-concept premise with a strong story, quirky humor, and sweetly relatable humanity.

The Crown: Season 1 (2016)
88%

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Adjusted Score: -1%
Critics Consensus: Powerful performances and lavish cinematography make The Crown a top-notch production worthy of its grand subject.

This week at the movies, we have Tony Stark’s awesome facial hair bro (Doctor Strange, starring Benedict Cumberbatch and Tilda Swinton), some singing pencil toppers (Trolls, with voice work from Anna Kendrick and Justin Timberlake), and a conscientious objector at war (Hacksaw Ridge, starring Andrew Garfield and Hugo Weaving). What are the critics saying?


Doctor Strange (2016) 89%

At some point, Marvel is bound to take this whole thing one sequel too far, or try and adapt a property that simply won’t work on the big screen. It won’t happen this weekend, however: critics say Doctor Strange is yet another in an impressively long streak of crowd-pleasing comics adaptations out of the MCU, with inventive CGI effects and a terrific cast (led by Benedict Cumberbatch, Tilda Swinton, Chiwetel Ejiofor, Mads Mikkelsen, and Rachel McAdams) enlivening what is, at bottom, yet another origin story in a genre that already has more than its share. If you’re steadfastly opposed to movies about sorcerers, you may want to sit this one out, but otherwise, Doctor Strange delivers a finely calibrated, solidly crafted variation on the studio’s incredibly successful formula, and this weekend, the box office looks likely to be saying “make mine Marvel.”


Trolls (2016) 75%

Troll dolls have been around for decades, but aside from a few cameo appearances in the Toy Story series, they’ve never really gotten their big-screen due. That all changes this weekend with the descriptively titled Trolls, which repurposes the fuzzy-haired little goobers as the stars of a rainbow-hued DreamWorks Animation adventure with an impressive celebrity voice cast that includes Anna Kendrick, Justin Timberlake, Zooey Deschanel, and Russell Brand. Given that it’s a toy tie-in aimed at little ones, critics say the end result punches above its weight class: although this certainly isn’t the most inventive or subversive family-friendly film, its message is delivered agreeably enough, and the soundtrack may finally bump that Frozen CD from the top spot in your kids’ heavy rotation. For the younger set, Trolls looks like this weekend’s safe bet — and better than it needed to be.


Hacksaw Ridge (2016) 84%

Mel Gibson‘s filmography on either side of the camera has ably demonstrated he’s a solid hand with tormented protagonists and visceral violence, and his latest directorial effort, Hacksaw Ridge, delivers in spades on both counts. Inspired by the real-life tale of conscientious objector and World War II veteran Desmond Doss (Andrew Garfield), Ridge recounts his principled stand off the battlefield as well as his incredible heroism on it — all leading up to the bloody skirmish that saw him save the lives of 75 men without firing a single shot. It’s a project right in Gibson’s wheelhouse, and critics say he’s responded with a thought-provoking gut punch of a war drama that stands shoulder to shoulder with his best efforts behind the lens. Although it’s far from his most subtle work, and not designed to be an easy watch, Hacksaw offers hard-hitting entertainment for action aficionados in the mood for something with a little extra heft.


What’s Hot on TV

 

The Crown: Season 1 (2016) 88%

Powerful performances and lavish cinematography make The Crown a top-notch production worthy of its grand subject.


People of Earth: Season 1 (2016) 89%

People of Earth skillfully grounds its high-concept premise with a strong story, quirky humor, and sweetly relatable humanity.


Stan Against Evil: Season 1 (2016) 67%

Stan Against Evil is a light, gruesome horror-comedy whose premise is fun but has yet to solidify its tone and characters.


Also Opening This Week In Limited Release

  • Peter and the Farm (2016) , a documentary look at one man’s troubled personal and agricultural legacy, is at 100 percent.
  • Off the Rails (2016) , a documentary about a man whose compulsion to impersonate transit workers has landed him in jail repeatedly, is at 100 percent.
  • Loving (2016) , a fact-based drama about an interracial couple who went to court to fight for their right to marry, is Certified Fresh at 94 percent.
  • The Eagle Huntress (2016) , a documentary about a Kazakh teen training to become the first female in twelve generations to join her family tradition, is at 93 percent.
  • Trash Fire (2016) , a dark comedy about the dysfunction that erupts when a man’s past catches up to him, is at 67 percent.
  • Don't Call Me Son (2016) , about the fraught reunion between an androgynous teen and his birth parents, is at 63 percent.
  • Dog Eat Dog (2016) , a Paul Schrader crime drama starring Nicolas Cage and Willem Dafoe, is at 39 percent.

The leaves are turning, a slight chill lingers in the air, and TV networks are churning out a bunch of new shows in hopes of scoring the next ratings juggernaut or binge-watch sensation. In other words, Fall is here, and while there are certainly a lot of familiar favorites returning to the television airwaves, this is also the best time to check out a new series (or two, or ten). This year, the networks have lined up an eclectic schedule, ranging from high-concept comedies and sci-fi westerns to action reboots, crime dramas, and even some bone-chilling horror. Read on for a glimpse into all of the new series premiering this Fall.


SEPTEMBER | OCTOBER


 

Harley and the Davidsons: Miniseries ()

Premieres:  Monday, Sep 5 at 9:00 PM on Discovery.

Premise: This scripted drama series follows the development of the Harley Davidson motorcycle and the three men who risked their time and money to bring the enterprise together.


 

Loosely, Exactly Nicole: Season 1 (2016) 60%

Premieres: Monday, Sep 5 at 10:30 AM on MTV.

Premise: Nicole Byer stars in this offbeat half hour comedy about the comical missteps of an aspiring actress who’s living on her own for the first time.


 

Mary and Jane: Season 1 () 38%

Premieres: Monday, Sep 5 at 10:00 PM on MTV.

Premise: The comic adventures of Paige and Jordan, two weed dealers in L.A. who become self-proclaimed entrepreneurs after creating a dope delivery app.


 

Queen Sugar: Season 1 (2016) 94%

Premieres: Tuesday, Sept. 6 at 10 p.m on OWN.

Premise: In this drama created and executive produced by Ava DuVernay and Oprah Winfrey, the lives of a New Orleans-based journalist and her family are upended by her sister, who’s returned home to help run the family sugarcane farm.


 

Atlanta: Season 1 (2016) 97%

Atlanta

Premieres: Tuesday, Sept. 6 at 10 p.m on FX.

Premise: Starring and created by Donald Glover, Atlanta follows two cousins who try to work their way up through the Atlanta rap scene in order to better their lives and the lives of their families.


 

StartUp: Season 1 (2016) 36%

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Premieres: Tuesday, Sept. 6 on Crackle.

Premise: An FBI agent targets the son of a financial swindler who hides his father’s money by investing it in a tech start-up company with the help of a computer whiz and a Haitian gang leader.


 

Better Things: Season 1 (2016) 95%

Premieres: Thursday, Sep 8 at 10:00 PM on FX.

Premise: A single mom struggles to raise three girls while trying to maintain her Hollywood career as an actor and fending off her English expatriate mother, who lives next door.


 

One Mississippi: Season 1 (2015) 93%

Premieres: Friday, Sep 9 on Amazon.

Premise: In this dark comedy based on the life of Tig Notaro, a young woman returns to her hometown following the death of her mother and struggles to find her bearings while battling her own health issues.


 

Quarry: Season 1 (2016) 78%

Premieres: Friday, Sep 9 at 10:00 PM on Cinemax.

Premise: A Marine returns to Memphis after serving in Vietnam and gradually slips into a life of crime due to a rough repatriation.


 

Son of Zorn: Season 1 (2016) 58%

Premieres: Sunday, Sep 11 at 8 PM on FOX.

Premise: A warrior from a Pacific island travels to Orange County, California, to reconnect with his son and win back his wife in this live-action/animated hybrid.


 

Fleabag: Season 1 (2016) 100%

Premieres: Friday, Sep 16 on Amazon.

Premise: This six-part comedy series based on the award-winning play is a hilarious and poignant window into the mind of a dry-witted, grief-riddled, sexual woman trying to make sense of the world.


 

High Maintenance: Season 1 (2016) 95%

Premieres: Friday, Sep 16 at 11:00 PM on HBO.

Premise: Based on the web series of the same name, this comedy centers around a nameless “guy” that delivers weed to New Yorkers in need.


 

The Case of: JonBenét Ramsey: Miniseries () 33%

Premieres: Sunday, Sep 18 at 8:30 AM on CBS.

Premise: The first season of this new anthology series chronicles an investigation of the JonBenét Ramsey murder case, featuring the re-examination of evidence, a recreation of the crime scene, in-depth interviews, and new theories.


 

Kevin Can Wait: Season 1 (2016) 28%

Premieres: Monday, Sep 19 at 8:30 PM on CBS.

Premise: In the new Kevin James comedy vehicle, a newly retired police officer plans on enjoying time with his family — along with his brother and two retired buddies — only to realize his wife has been keeping key familial intel from him; now there are tougher challenges at home than he ever had on the streets.


 

The Good Place: Season 1 (2016) 92%

Premieres: Monday, Sep 19 at 10:00 PM on NBC.

Premise: In this comedy, a New Jersey woman tries to become a better person and make amends for past bad behavior in order to earn her spot in the Good Place, a town where people who have been consistently good go when they pass away.


 

Bull: Season 1 (2016)

Premieres: Tuesday, Sep 20 at 9:00 PM on CBS.

Premise: Inspired by Dr. Phil McGraw’s early career, Bull is a drama about a renowned psychologist who heads a prolific trial consulting service.


 

This Is Us: Season 1 (2016) 92%

Premieres: Tuesday, Sep 20 at 10:00 PM on NBC.

Premise: In this dramedy, several people whose lives are mysteriously intertwined begin to notice peculiar coincidences about each other.


 

Designated Survivor: Season 1 (2016) 87%

Premieres: Wednesday, Sep 21 at 10:00 PM on ABC.

Premise: A lower level United States cabinet member is suddenly appointed president after a catastrophic attack kills everyone above him in the line of succession.


 

Lethal Weapon: Season 1 (2016) 67%

Premieres: Wednesday, Sep 21 at 8:00 PM on FOX.

Premise: A Texas cop relocates to L.A. in order to start life anew and is partnered with an LAPD detective who — due to a “minor” heart attack — must avoid stress.


 

Speechless: Season 1 (2016) 98%

Premieres: Wednesday, Sep 21 at 8:30 PM on ABC.

Premise: A mom is driven to do what’s best for her family, including her eldest son with special needs, in this comedy from Friends producer Scott Silveri.


 

Easy: Season 1 (2016) 85%

Premieres: Thursday, Sep 22 on Netflix.

Premise: Easy is an anthology series from creator Joe Swanberg that explores diverse Chicago characters as they fumble through the modern maze of love, sex, technology, and culture.


 

Notorious: Season 1 (2016) 22%

Premieres: Thursday, Sep 22 at 9:00 PM on ABC.

Premise: A drama that goes behind the scenes of the murky relationship between criminal law and the media, inspired by the true-life stories of famed criminal defense attorney Mark Geragos and cable news producer Wendy Walker.


 

Pitch: Season 1 (2016) 93%

Premieres: Thursday, Sep 22 at 9:00 PM on FOX.

Premise: This drama tells the story of a young pitcher who becomes the first woman to play Major League Baseball and her ensuing journey to prove herself.


 

MacGyver: Season 1 (2016) 25%

Premieres: Friday, Sep 23 at 8:00 PM on CBS.

Premise: A resourceful former special forces operative is recruited into a clandestine organization to use his knack for unconventional problem-solving to prevent disasters from occurring.


 

The Exorcist: Season 1 (2016) 79%

Premieres: Friday, Sep 23 at 9:00 PM on FOX.

Premise: Based on the 1971 novel and playing off the 1973 film of the same name, the drama follows two very different priests as they try to tackle a family’s horrifying case of demonic possession.


 

Van Helsing: Season 1 (2016) 82%

Vincent Gale as Flesh -- (Photo by: Dan Power/Helsing S1 Productions/Syfy)

Premieres: Friday, Sep 23 at 10:00 PM on SyFy.

Premise: Vanessa Helsing is the last hope for survival in a world dominated and controlled by vampires, all of whom want her dead.


 

Aftermath: Season 1 (2016)

Premieres: Tuesday, Sep 27 at 10:00 PM on Syfy.

Premise: A married couple and their three children attempt to survive amidst apocalyptic events, including catastrophic weather and the appearance of paranormal beasts, which threaten to bring about the end of civilization.

 

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Premieres: Friday, Sep 30 on Amazon.

Premise: In this comedy set in the US during the turbulent 1960s, a middle class suburban family is visited by a guest who turns their household completely upside down.


 

Marvel's Luke Cage: Season 1 (2016) 90%

Premieres: Friday, Sep 30 on Netflix.

Premise: After a sabotaged experiment leaves him with super strength and unbreakable skin, Luke Cage (Mike Colter) becomes a fugitive trying to rebuild his life in modern day Harlem. But he is soon pulled out of the shadows and must fight a battle for the heart of his city — forcing him to confront a past he’s tried to bury.

2016 fall prem collage

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!


September | October | November | Winter | TBA


 September


Friday, Sept. 2
Narcos: Season 2 (2016) 93%, Netflix

Monday, Sept. 5
Harley and the Davidsons: Miniseries () , 9 p.m., Discovery
Mary and Jane: Season 1 () 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) 94%, 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) 78%, 10 p.m., Cinemax

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

Sunday, Sept. 11
The Circus: Inside the Greatest Political Show on Earth: Season 1 (2016) 75%, 8 p.m., Showtime
Son of Zorn: Season 1 (2016) 58%, 8 p.m., FOX
Indian Summers: Season 2 () , 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) 74%, 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 () 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 (2016) 100%, 8 p.m., Fox
NCIS: Season 14 (2021) , 8 p.m., CBS
New Girl: Season 6 (2016) , 8:30 p.m., FOX
Bull: Season 1 (2016) , 9 p.m., CBS
Two Who Dared: The Sharp's War (2016) 100%, 9 p.m., PBS
Scream Queens: Season 2 (2016) 86%, 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) 92%, 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: Season 33 (2016) , 8 p.m., CBS
Speechless: Season 1 (2016) 98%, 8:30 p.m., ABC
Empire: Season 3 (2016) 87%, 9 p.m., FOX
Law & Order: Special Victims Unit: Season 18 (2016) 100%, 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) 89%, 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) 22%, 9 p.m., ABC
Pitch: Season 1 (2016) 93%, 9 p.m., FOX
The Blacklist: Season 4 (2016) 90%, 10 p.m., NBC
How to Get Away With Murder: Season 3 (2017) 90%, 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) , 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) 100%, 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) 82%, Netflix
Crisis in Six Scenes: Miniseries (2016) 18%, Amazon
Marvel's Luke Cage: Season 1 (2016) 90%, Netflix

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 October


Saturday, Oct. 1
Versailles: Season 1 (2015) 71%, 10 p.m., Ovation (US premiere)
Saturday Night Live: Season 42 (2016) 57%, 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 (2015) 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: Season 1 (2016) 60% (returning), Netflix

Sunday, Oct. 9
Divorce: Season 1 (2016) 63%, 10 p.m., HBO
Insecure: Season 1 (2016) 100%,  10:30 p.m., HBO

Monday, Oct.10
Freakish: Season 1 (2016) , Hulu
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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: 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) 48%, Netflix
DC's Legends of Tomorrow: Season 2 (2016) 88%, 8 p.m., CW
Supernatural: Season 12 (2016) 100%, 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 (1995) , Amazon
Graves: Season 1 (2016) 55%, Epix
The Durrells: 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) 27%, 8 p.m., FOX

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Black Mirror

Friday, Oct. 21
Black Mirror: Season 3 (2016) 86%, Netflix
Midnight Diner: Tokyo Stories () 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) 66%, 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
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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) 71%, 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) 91%, 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) 88%, Netflix

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

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

Saturday, Nov. 12
The Killing Season: Season 1 (2016) 71%, 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
Scrotal Recall: Season 1 (2014) 95%, Netflix
Undercover: Miniseries (2015) 75%, BBC America

Friday, Nov. 18
Beat Bugs: Season 2 (2016) , Netflix
The Grand Tour: Season 1 (2016) 91%, Amazon

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

Sunday, Nov. 20
The Librarians: Season 3 (2010) , 8 p.m., TNT
The Affair: Season 3 (2016) 71%, 10 p.m., Showtime

Tuesday, Nov. 25
Gilmore Girls: A Year in the Life (2016) 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
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Friday, Dec. 9
Captive: Season 1 () 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) 89%, BBC America

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TBA


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Doubt: Season 1 (2017) 55%, CBS
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Riverdale: Season 1 (2017) 88%, CW
The Royals: Season 3 (2016) , E!
Search Party: Season 1 (2016) 100%, TBS
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Training Day: Season 1 (2017) 24%, CBS
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