Emmy nominations are out for last season, but it’s already time for a new one. Television continues to rival, and sometimes surpass, the quality and success of film industry releases, with more networks than we ever thought possible 20 years ago. And, with the growing number of cable networks, we witness the capability of catering to more adult-oriented content. This fall, we will continue to see television grow, for better and for worse. Which new shows will achieve Fresh, or even Certified Fresh, status? Which will quickly go Rotten? And which of your favorite returning shows made the cut this year? Here’s the list as we know it, and we’ll continue to update it as premiere dates continue to be broadcast.


August | September | October | November | Winter | Fall TBA 


 August

 

Monday, Aug. 3

Significant Mother series premiere, 9:30 p.m., CW

Tuesday, Aug. 4

Playing House season two premiere, 10 p.m., USA

Wednesday, Aug. 5

Difficult People series premiere, Hulu

Mr. Robinson series premiere, 9 p.m., NBC

 

Mr. Robinson

 

Friday, Aug. 7

Casanova series premiere, Amazon

Sneaky Pete series premiere, Amazon

Saturday, Aug. 8

Funny or Die Presents America’s Next Weatherman series premiere, 11 p.m., TBS

Wednesday, Aug. 12

Young & Hungry season two return, 8 p.m., ABC Family

Kevin from Work series premiere, 8:30 p.m., ABC Family

Sunday, Aug. 16

Show Me a Hero miniseries premiere, 9 p.m., HBO

Tuesday, Aug. 18

The Hotwives of Las Vegas series premiere, Hulu

Thursday, Aug. 20

Documentary Now! series premiere, 10 p.m., IFC

Saturday, Aug. 22

Blunt Talk series premiere, 9 p.m., Starz

Survivor’s Remorse season two premiere, 9:30 p.m., Starz

Sunday, Aug. 23

Fear the Walking Dead series premiere, 9 p.m., AMC

Vicious season two premiere, 10:30 p.m., PBS

 

Vicious

 

Monday, Aug. 24

Switched at Birth season four return, 8 p.m., ABC Family

Tuesday, Aug. 25

From Dusk Till Dawn season two premiere, 10 p.m., El Rey

Public Morals series premiere, 10 p.m., TNT

Wednesday, Aug. 26

The Carmichael Show series premiere, 9:30 p.m., NBC

Friday, Aug. 28

Narcos series premiere, Netflix

Monday, Aug. 31

Awkward season five premiere, 9 p.m., MTV

Faking It season two return, 9:30 p.m., MTV

 


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September

 

Tuesday, Sep. 1

Drunk History season three premiere, 10:30 p.m., Comedy Central

Friday, Sep. 4

Hand of God series premiere, Amazon Instant Video

 

Hand of God

 

Sunday, Sep. 6

Arthur & George series premiere, 8 p.m., PBS

Tuesday, Sep. 8

The Awesomes season three premiere, Hulu

Late Show with Stephen Colbert series premiere, 10:30 p.m., CBS

Wednesday, Sep. 9

The League season seven premiere, 10 p.m., FXX

You’re the Worst season two premiere, 10:30 p.m., FXX

Thursday, Sep. 10

Longmire season four premiere, Netflix

Friday, Sep. 11

Z Nation season two premiere, 10 p.m. SyFy

Continuum season four premiere, 11 p.m., SyFy

Saturday, Sep. 12

Ferrell Takes the Field special event premiere, 10 p.m. HBO

Sunday, Sep. 13

Project Greenlight season four premiere, 10 p.m., HBO

Doll & Em season two premiere, 11 p.m., HBO

Tuesday, Sep. 15

The Mindy Project season four premiere, Hulu

The Bastard Executioner series premiere, 10 p.m., FX

Best Time Ever with Neil Patrick Harris, series premiere, 10 p.m., NBC

Wednesday, Sep. 16

South Park season 19 premiere, 10 p.m., Comedy Central

Moonbeam City series premiere, 10:30 p.m., Comedy Central

 

South Park

 

Friday, Sep. 18

Black Jesus season two premiere, 11 p.m., Adult Swim (Cartoon Network)

Saturday, Sep. 19

Doctor Who season nine premiere, 9 p.m., BBC America

Sunday, Sep. 20

67th Primetime Emmy Awards special event, 8 p.m., Fox

Monday, Sep. 21

The Big Bang Theory season nine premiere, 8 p.m., CBS

Gotham season two premiere, 8 p.m., Fox

The Voice season nine premiere, 8 p.m., NBC

Life in Pieces series premiere, 8:30 p.m., CBS

Minority Report series premiere, 9 p.m., Fox

Scorpion season two premiere, 9 p.m., CBS

Blindspot series premiere, 10 p.m., NBC

Castle season eight premiere, 10 p.m., ABC

NCIS: Los Angeles season seven premiere, 10 p.m., CBS

Tuesday, Sep. 22

NCIS season 13 premiere, 8 p.m., CBS

The Muppets series premiere, 8 p.m., ABC

Scream Queens series premiere, 8 p.m., Fox

Fresh off the Boat season two premiere, 8:30 p.m., ABC

NCIS: New Orleans season two premiere, 9 p.m., CBS

Limitless series premiere, 10 p.m., CBS

 

Scream Queens

 

Wednesday, Sep. 23

The Middle season seven premiere, 8 p.m., ABC

The Mysteries of Laura season two premiere, 8 p.m., NBC

Rosewood series premiere, 8 p.m., FOX

Survivor season 31 premiere, 8 p.m., CBS

The Goldbergs season three premiere, 8:30 p.m., ABC

Empire season two premiere, 9 p.m., Fox

Law & Order: SVU season 17 premiere, 9 p.m., NBC

Modern Family season eight premiere, 9 p.m., ABC

black-ish season two premiere, 9:30 p.m., ABC

Nashville season four premiere, 10 p.m., ABC

Thursday, Sep. 24

Grey’s Anatomy season 12 premiere, 8 p.m., ABC

Heroes Reborn series premiere, 8 p.m., NBC

Scandal season five premiere, 9 p.m., ABC

The Player series premiere, 10 p.m., NBC

How to Get Away with Murder season two premiere, 10 p.m., ABC

 

Heroes Reborn

 

Friday, Sep. 25

The Amazing Race season 25 premiere, 8 p.m., CBS

Last Man Standing season five premiere, 8 p.m., ABC

Margaret Cho: psyCHO comedy special premiere, 9 p.m., Comedy Central

Hawaii Five-0 season six premiere, 9 p.m., CBS

Blue Bloods season six premiere, 10 p.m., CBS

Saturday, Sep. 26

Marvel’s Guardians of the Galaxy series premiere, 9:30 p.m., Disney XD

Sunday, Sep. 27

Bob’s Burgers season six premiere, 7:30 p.m., Fox

CSI: Crime Scene Investigation two-part series finale, 8 p.m., CBS

Once Upon a Time season five premiere, 8 p.m., ABC

The Simpsons season 27 premiere, 8 p.m., Fox

Brooklyn Nine-Nine season three premiere, 8:30 p.m., Fox

Blood & Oil series premiere, 9 p.m., ABC

Family Guy season 14 premiere, 9 p.m., Fox

Indian Summers miniseries premiere,  9 p.m., PBS

The Last Man on Earth season two premiere, 9:30 p.m., Fox

Quantico series premiere, 10 p.m., ABC

 

Blood & Oil

 

Monday, Sep. 28

The Daily Show with Trevor Noah series premiere, 10:30 p.m., Comedy Central

Tuesday, Sep. 29

Grandfathered series premiere, 8 p.m., Fox

The Grinder series premiere, 8:30 p.m., Fox

Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. season three premiere, 9 p.m., ABC

Wednesday, Sep. 30

Criminal Minds season 11 premiere, 9 p.m., CBS

Chicago P.D. season three premiere, 10 p.m., NBC

Code Black series premiere, 10 p.m., CBS

 

Chicago P.D.

 


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October

 

Thursday, Oct. 1

Bones season 11 premiere, 8 p.m., Fox

The Blacklist season three premiere, 9 p.m., NBC

Sleepy Hollow season three premiere, 9 p.m., Fox

Benders series premiere, 10 p.m., IFC

Gigi Does It series premiere, 10:30 p.m., IFC

Friday, Oct. 2

Dr. Ken series premiere, 8:30 p.m., ABC

Saturday, Oct. 3

Saturday Night Live season 47 premiere, 11:30 p.m., NBC

Sunday, Oct. 4

Home Fires series premiere, 8 p.m., PBS

Madam Secretary season two premiere, 8 p.m., CBS

The Good Wife season seven premiere, 9 p.m., CBS

Homeland season five premiere, 9 p.m., Showtime

The Leftovers season two premiere, 9 p.m., HBO

The Affair season two premiere, 10 p.m., Showtime

CSI: Cyber season two premiere, 10 p.m., CBS

The Widower miniseries premiere, 10 p.m., PBS

 

The Affair

 

Tuesday, Oct. 6

The Flash season two premiere, 8 p.m., CW

iZombie season two premiere, 9 p.m., CW

Finding Carter season three premiere 10 p.m., MTV

Wednesday, Oct. 7

American Horror Story: Hotel season five premiere, 10 p.m., FX

Casual series premiere, Hulu

Arrow season four premiere, 8 p.m., CW

Supernatural season 11 premiere, 9 p.m., CW

Thursday, Oct. 8

The Vampire Diaries season seven premiere, 8 p.m., CW

The Originals season three premiere, 9 p.m., CW

Funny or Die’s Billy on the Street season four premiere, 10:30 p.m., TruTV

Friday, Oct. 9

Red Oaks series premiere, Amazon

Reign season three premiere, 8 p.m., CW

Undateable season two premiere, 9 p.m., NBC

The Enfield Haunting miniseries premiere, 10 p.m., A&E

Saturday, Oct. 10

The Last Kingdom series premiere, 10 p.m., BBC America

Sunday, Oct. 11

The Walking Dead season six premiere, 9 p.m., AMC

 

The Walking Dead

 

Monday, Oct. 12

Fargo season two premiere, FX

Crazy Ex-Girlfriend series premiere, 8 p.m., CW

Jane the Virgin season two premiere, 9 p.m., CW

Tuesday, Oct. 13

Manhattan season two premiere, 9 p.m., WGN America

Chicago Fire season four premiere, 10 p.m., NBC

Wednesday, Oct. 14

Kingdom season two premiere, 9 p.m., DirecTV

Thursday, Oct. 15

Nathan for You season three premiere, 10 p.m., Comedy Central

Friday, Oct. 16

The Knick season two premiere, time TBD, Cinemax

Truth Be Told series premiere, 8:30 p.m., NBC

Please Like Me season three premiere, 10 p.m., Pivot

Satisfaction season two premiere, 10 p.m., USA

Saturday, Oct. 17

Amy Schumer: Live from the Apollo comedy special premiere, 10 p.m., HBO

Wednesday, Oct. 20

Being Mary Jane season three premiere, 9 p.m., BET

Friday, Oct. 23

Hemlock Grove season three premiere, Netflix

Billy Elliot the Musical: Live special event, 9 p.m., PBS

Saturday, Oct. 24

Da Vinci’s Demons season three premiere, 8 p.m., Starz

Sunday, Oct. 25

The Guilty miniseries premiere (US), 10 p.m., PBS

StarTalk season two premiere, 11 p.m., NatGeo

Robot Chicken season eight premiere, midnight, Adult Swim (Cartoon Network)

Monday, Oct. 26

Supergirl series premiere, 8:30 p.m., CBS

 

Supergirl

Supergirl

 

Tuesday, Oct. 27

Wicked City series premiere, 10 p.m., ABC

Friday, Oct. 30

Exorcism: Live special event, 9 p.m., Destination America

Grimm season five premiere, 9 p.m., NBC

Saturday, Oct. 31

Ash Vs. Evil Dead series premiere, 9 p.m., Starz

The Returned season two premiere, 10 p.m., Sundance

 

Ash Vs. Evil Dead

 


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November

 

Sunday, Nov. 1

The Librarians season two premiere, 8 p.m., TNT

Mike Tyson Mysteries season two premiere, Adult Swim (Cartoon Network)

Monday, Nov. 2

Legends season two premiere, 10 p.m., TNT

Thursday, Nov. 5

Mom season three premiere, 9 p.m., CBS

Elementary season four premiere, 10 p.m., CBS

Friday, Nov. 6

Master of None series premiere, Netflix

Saturday, Nov. 7

Untitled U2 Documentary, HBO

Sunday, Nov. 8

Flesh and Bone series premiere, 8 p.m., Starz

Agent X series premiere, 9 p.m., TNT

Getting On season three premiere, 10 p.m., HBO

 

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Flesh and Bone

 

Tuesday, Nov. 10

Donny! series premiere, 10:30 p.m., USA

Thursday, Nov. 12

2 Broke Girls season five premiere, 9:30 p.m., CBS

Friday, Nov. 13

With Bob and David series premiere, Netflix

Sunday, Nov. 15

Into the Badlands series premiere, 10 p.m., AMC

The Royals season two premiere, 10 p.m., E!

Tuesday, Nov. 17

Chicago Med series premiere, 10 p.m., NBC

Thursday, Nov. 19

The Art of More series premiere, Crackle

Friday, Nov. 20

The Man in the High Castle series premiere, Amazon

Marvel’s Jessica Jones series premiere, Netflix

Friday, Nov. 27

South of Hell series premiere, 3 p.m., WE

Unforgettable season four premiere, 9 p.m., A&E (new network)

Monday, Nov. 30

Superstore series premiere, 10 p.m., NBC


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Winter 2015/’16

 

Tuesday, Dec. 1

Real Rob series premiere, Netflix

Girlfriends’ Guide to Divorce season two premiere, 10 p.m., Bravo

Wednesday, Dec. 2

RocketJump: The Show series premiere, Hulu

Thursday, Dec. 3

The Wiz Live! special event, 8 p.m., NBC

Friday, Dec. 11

Transparent season two premiere, Amazon

Monday, Dec. 14

Childhood’s End miniseries premiere, 8 p.m., SyFy

Expanse series premiere, 10 p.m., SyFy

Sunday, Jan. 3

Downton Abbey season six premiere, 9 p.m., PBS

Sunday, Jan. 10

73rd Annual Golden Globe Awards special event, 8 p.m., NBC

Thursday, Jan. 14

Colony, series premiere, 10 p.m., USA

Sunday, Jan. 17

Mercy Street series premiere, 10 p.m., PBS

Sunday, Jan. 24

The X-Files season 10 premiere, 10 p.m., FOX

Sunday, Jan. 31

Grease: Live special event, 7 p.m., FOX

Monday, Feb. 15

58th Annual Grammy Awards special event, 8 p.m., CBS

Sunday, Feb. 28

88th Annual Academy Awards special event, 4 p.m., ABC

 


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Fall/Winter TBA

 

11/22/63 series premiere, Hulu

American Dad season 12 premiere, TBS

Crowded series premiere, NBC

Emerald City series premiere, NBC

First Dates series premiere, NBC

Game of Silence series premiere, NBC

Haven season five return, SyFy (October)

Heartbreaker series premiere, NBC

Hot & Bothered series premiere, NBC

Legends season two premiere, TNT

Shades of Blue series premiere, NBC

Uncle Buck series premiere, ABC

The Way series premiere, Hulu

You, Me and the End of the World series premiere, NBC

 

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Heartbreaker

 


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