Fall means pumpkin spice, crisp leaves, cozy socks... and nights in filled with new TV. Our sister brand EW rounded up all of fall’s new shows—here are the six series we’re looking forward to most.
American Housewife (Tuesdays, 8:30 p.m. ET on ABC)
Katy Mixon stars as a “confident, unapologetic wife and mother of three” raising her family in a wealthy Connecticut suburb. Diedrich Bader, Johnny Sequoyah, Daniel DiMaggio, Julia Butters, Carly Hughes and Ali Wong also star. Sarah Dunn will write and executive-produce with Aaron Kaplan, Rick Weiner and Kenny Schwartz. Premieres October 11.
Designated Survivor (Wednesdays, 10 p.m. ET on ABC)
Per ABC, "Kiefer Sutherland stars in this conspiracy thriller as Tom Kirkman, a lower-level cabinet member who unexpectedly becomes president after a devastating attack on Washington." Natascha McElhone, Maggie Q, Kal Penn, Adan Canto, Italia Ricci, LaMonica Garrett, and Tanner Buchanan also star. David Guggenheim will write and executive-produce with Sutherland, Simon Kinberg, Mark Gordon, Nick Pepper, Suzan Bymel, and Aditya Sood. Premieres September 21.
The Good Place (Thursdays, 8:30 p.m. ET on NBC)
From Parks and Recreation creator Michael Schur, The Good Place stars Kristen Bell and Ted Danson, and focuses on what happens when a young woman dies and goes to the afterlife—but doesn't necessarily belong in the good place. William Jackson Harper, Jameela Jamil, Manny Jacinto, and D’Arcy Carden also star. Michael Schur will write and executive-produce with David Miner. Premieres September 19.
The Great Indoors (Thursdays, 8:30 p.m. ET on CBS)
Per CBS, "An adventure reporter (Joel McHale) must adapt to the times when he becomes the boss to a group of millennials in the digital department of the magazine." Stephen Fry, Chris Williams, Shaun Brown, Christopher Mintz-Plasse, Christine Ko and Susannah Fielding also star. Mike Gibbons and Chris Harris executive-produce. Premieres October 27.
Pitch (Tuesdays, 9 p.m. ET on Fox)
From Fox: “Pitch follows a young female pitcher (Kylie Bunbury) who defies the odds when she becomes the first woman to play in the major leagues.” Dan Fogelman and Rick Singer will write and executive-produce with Tony Bill, Helen Bartlett, Jess Rosenthal, Kevin Falls, and Paris Barclay. Mark-Paul Gosselaar, Ali Larter, Mo McRae, Meagan Holder, Tim Jo, Dan Lauria, Mark Consuelos, and Bob Balaban will also star. Premieres September 22.
This Is Us (Tuesdays, 9 p.m. ET on NBC)
The ensemble series, which had more trailer views than any new show during Upfronts week, stars Mandy Moore, Milo Ventimiglia, and Sterling K. Brown (People v. O.J. Simpson). Crazy, Stupid, Love. writer Dan Fogelman and directors John Requa and Glenn Ficarra are on as executive producers. Justin Hartley, Chrissy Metz, Susan Kelechi Watson, Chris Sullivan, and Ron Cephas Jones also star. Jess Rosenthal, Charlie Gogolak are also executive producers. Premieres September 20.