For me, the only good thing about the end of summer is that it’s time to dive into a new line-up of television shows while curling up on the couch as the temperature drops. Here are some brand new shows I can’t wait to watch over the next few months.
Premieres: August 27 on Netflix
Based on the true story of U.S. and Colombian efforts to bring down the infamous Medellin cartel during the cocaine-fueled drug wars of the 1980’s.
Premieres: TBD on ABC
Shonda Rhimes’s latest show follows a woman who has dedicated her career to catching con-artists and exposing fraud, but falls victim herself to a scam that costs her everything.
The Late Show with Stephen Colbert
Premieres: September 8 on CBS (11:30/10:30CT)
Colbert revealed on Twitter that Republican presidential candidate and former governor of Florida Jeb Bush will join George Clooney on the premiere episode, which airs Tuesday, Sept. 8. Kendrick Lamar will be the musical guest.
Premieres: September 21 on NBC (10/9CT)
An unidentified woman with amnesia is found covered with tattoos, and the FBI soon realize that each mark on her body reveals a crime to be solved.
Premieres: September 27 on ABC (10/9CT)
The series follows a group of young FBI recruits battling their way through the training academy in Quantico, Virginia. However, the series reveals in a flash forward twist that after graduation one of their own will be suspected of masterminding the biggest terror attack on New York City since Sept. 11.
Premieres: September 29 on FOX (8/7CT)
John Stamos returns to TV, not as an uncle but newly-realized father and grandfather. The recently restaurant owner’s bachelor world turns upside down when he has a son who also has child.
Premieres: October 7 on CNBC (10/9CT)
Jay Leno is returning to TV to showcase the cars in his collection.
Premieres: October 26 on CBS (8:30/7:30CT)
Based on the DC Comics character Supergirl, Kara Zor-El decides the time has come to embrace her superhuman abilities and fulfill her destiny as a hero in this drama.
Samantha Bee on TBS Late Night
A woman hosting late night TV? FINALLY! Samantha Bee from The Daily Show fame is getting her very own show and I don’t think it will disappoint.
Premieres: October 27 on ABC (10/9CT)
Set in 1980’s Los Angeles, the show centers around a sociopathic serial killer played by Ed Westwick. Dexter fans may have found their new favorite.
What new shows are you looking forward to watching this fall? Tell me in the comments!