7 highly-anticipated TV shows to watch this fall

Dec 19 2017, 4:40 pm

Bidding summer farewell may be bittersweet, but fall marks an exciting time for TV viewers everywhere. With a variety of new shows set to premiere starting next month, TV is getting exciting.

We’ve rounded up our picks for the seven most-anticipated series that we’ll definitely be checking out this fall (and you should too).

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7 Highly Anticipated Shows to Watch This Fall

By Anna Zhao


  • DC’s Legends of Tomorrow

    By Anna Zhao

    In the latest instalment of DC’s Arrow and The Flash universe, the time-travelling Rip Hunter is tasked with assembling a team of heroes to combat an enemy unlike any other they’ve faced before as a means to prevent the grim future that lies ahead.

  • Rush Hour

    By Anna Zhao

    Rush Hour was the beloved buddy cop film of the late 90s, and this new CBS series marks its official revival on the small screen. Viewers can expect to see tons of crazy shenanigans, as the textbook Hong Kong police officer played by Jon Foo is forced to work with the loud-mouthed LAPD officer played by Justin Hires.

  • Limitless

    By Anna Zhao

    Based on the 2011 film of the same name starring Bradley Cooper, Limitless follows Jake McDorman’s character as he discovers the power of the NZT drug and is coerced into working with the FBI to solve various crimes.

  • Blindspot

    By Anna Zhao

    When a woman is found in the middle of Times Square, her entire body covered in cryptic tattoos, the FBI is immediately alerted. With her entire memory wiped, the identity-less Jane Doe sets out on a mission to uncover her past and whatever conspiracies that hide within her freshly healed tattoos.

  • Scream Queens

    By Anna Zhao

    From the creators of Glee and American Horror Story comes Scream Queens, a show focused on the life of sorority girls and a series of grisly murders that rock their house. The show will star big names in entertainment like Emma Roberts, Jamie Lee Curtis, Lea Michele, Nick Jonas, and Ariana Grande.

  • The Frankenstein Code

    By Anna Zhao

    From the producer behind series like 24 and Homeland comes a new crime drama with a certain sci-fi spin. The Frankenstein Code follows Robert Kazinsky’s character, a retired cop who is given a second chance at life and redemption after he is brought back from the dead. Kazinsky’s character, a retired cop who is given a second chance at life and redemption after he is brought back from the dead.

  • Supergirl

    By Anna Zhao

    Superman may have been the focus of the majority of entertainment features to date, but Supergirl hopes to bring the lesser known Kara Zor-El to the general public in this highly-anticipated series.