The fall season means a lot of things: sweaters, leaves, football, Halloween, and pumpkin everything. It also means that your favorite television shows, along with a handful of new ones, are ready to premiere. Here is a compiled list of some of the best rated and most popular shows making their new season debut.
Dancing With The Stars – ABC – Monday, Sept. 14 – 8 p.m.
The popular dance competition show is back for its 21st season. Some of the cast include Andy Grammer, who is topping the charts with his song “Honey I’m Good” and Bindi Irwin, daughter of the late Steve Irwin.
The Big Bang Theory – CBS – Monday, Sept 21 – 8 p.m.
The season 8 finale left us wondering what will happen with Sheldon and Amy’s relationship. In this new season, we will learn just how long Sheldon had the engagement ring for Amy and that he’s not going to let her get away that easy.
The Voice – NBC – Monday, Sept. 21 – 8 p.m.
Adam, Blake, and Pharrell are back with season 7 coach Gwen Stefani replacing Christina Aguilera. Pharrell is fresh off a win from last season with contestant Sawyer Fredericks, so there is sure to be some heavy dissing between the boys (mainly Blake and Adam).
Scream Queens (2 hour Premiere) – FOX – Tuesday, Sept. 22 – 8 p.m.
Glee and American Horror Story creator Ryan Murphy is about to unleash an all new horror-comedy with an all star cast including: Emma Roberts, Lea Michele, Abigail Breslin, Keke Palmer, Oliver Hudson and Jamie Lee Curtis. The show centers on the sorority Kappa Kappa Tau and a series of murders involving the group of girls.
Modern Family – ABC – Wednesday, Sept. 23 – 9 p.m.
Unemployment takes a toll on Mitch in season 7 as he finds out he doesn’t like being dependent on his husband. This new season is also set to focus on more teen issues as the child characters mature; Sarah being in her first adult relationship and Alex leaving for college.
Grey’s Anatomy – ABC – Thursday, Sept. 24 – 8 p.m.
The premiere episode of season 12 will be centered on two girls in medical distress due to being victims of bullying. Many dedicated viewers are hoping for the return of Cristina Yang after the tragic death of everyone’s favorite, Dr. Derek Shepherd.
Scandal – ABC – Thursday, Sept. 24 – 9 p.m.
The finale of season 4 showed us that no matter what happens in D.C., Olivia and President Fitz will find their way back to each other. Will this last? What about Jake? Will Quinn kill Huck? Is Mellie going to give in and divorce Fitz? This is one show that doesn’t give out a lot of spoilers.
How To Get Away With Murder – ABC – Thursday, Sept. 24 – 10 p.m.
After a highly successful first season, the second season is sure to bring some twists and turns and new mysteries ahead. SAG Award winner Viola Davis will lead her five students into a guilt trip over Sam’s murder. But will they get away with it?
Once Upon A Time – ABC – Sunday, Sept. 27 – 8 p.m.
Season 4 left us with a new villain, Savior Emma Swan as “The Dark One.” Now it seems that Regina is going to have to be the one to help Emma back to the light.
Criminal Minds – CBS – Wednesday, Sept. 30 – 9 p.m.
The 11th season will have the FBI Agents focused on an investigation involving “The Dirty Dozen,” a network of hit men. The show will also include new murder mysteries and reoccurring villains for the first time.
Arrow – CW – Wednesday, Oct. 7 – 8 p.m.
Oliver and Felicity are trying to live a normal life together, until Laurel and Thea arrive to get help from the Arrow. Also, Starling City will be shortened to Star City.
Supernatural – CW – Wednesday, Oct. 7 – 9 p.m.
Sam and Dean were swallowed by darkness at the end of last season. Now the popular fan show is back for its 11th season with the Winchester brothers attempting to defeat a pre-Biblical force.
American Horror Story: Hotel – FX – Wednesday, Oct. 7 – 10 p.m.
Wes Bentley plays a detective that’s investigating a series of brutal murders that lead him to the mystifying Hotel Cortez. Most of the American Horror Story alums are back, except for Jessica Lange. Also, the introduction of Lady Gaga has everyone interested in the horror anthology.
Jane the Virgin – CW – Monday, Oct. 12 – 9 p.m.
This show wowed everyone with its almost perfect ratings for the whole first season. Season 2 will begin with Jane getting her baby back from Sin Rostro rather quickly and will also get hitched to either Rafael, Michael, or a mysterious new man.
Chicago Fire – NBC – Tuesday, Oct. 13 – 10 p.m.
Steve R. McQueen will be joining the cast in a love triangle after just leaving his long time run on “The Vampire Diaries.” The show will reveal what happened to Casey after being kidnapped in the season 3 finale.