MUST See Fall TV – Thursdays
What are you watching on TV tonight?!
Be sure to take a look to see what’s showing on Thursday Nights starting this FALL!
The Biggest Loser – Returning 8 p.m. on NBC – Season 16 premiered September 11th
Starring: This season, the contestants are all former athletes.
New for this season: Jillian Michaels will not be returning for this season. Trainers Bob Harper and Dolvett Quince will be returning, and two new trainers, Jessie Pavelka and Jennifer Widerstrom will also be joining the cast.
Bones (8 p.m., Fox) Premieres September 25th – Season 10
Starring: Emily Deschanel as Dr. Temperance “Bones” Brennan; David Boreanaz as Seeley Booth; Michaela Conlin as Angela Montenegro; T. J. Thyne as Dr. Jack Hodgins; Tamara Taylor as Dr. Camille Saroyan; John Francis Daley as Dr. Lance Sweets
New for this season: Series creator Hart Hanson stepped down as showrunner for the tenth season to focus on his new TV series, Backstrom; longtime executive producer and writer Stephan Nathan took over the role of showrunner.
Grey’s Anatomy (8 p.m., ABC) Premieres September 25th – Season 11
Starring: Ellen Pompeo as Dr. Meredith Grey; Justin Chambers as Dr. Alex Karev; Chandra Wilson as Dr. Miranda Bailey; James Pickens Jr. as Dr. Richard Webber; Patrick Dempsey as Dr. Derek Shepherd; Sara Ramirez as Dr. Callie Torres; Kevin McKidd as Dr. Owen Hunt; Jessica Capshaw as Dr. Arizona Robbins; Sarah Drew as Dr. April Kepner; Jesse Williams as Dr. Jackson Avery; Camilla Luddington as Dr. Jo Wilson; Jerrika Hinton as Dr. Stephanie Edwards; Caterina Scorsone as Dr. Amelia Shepherd
New for this season: I feel like it’s the same old same old for Grey’s Anatomy. I broke up with this show a long time ago… we’ll see if it’s as far fetched this season as it has been the past few seasons.
The Vampire Diaries (8 p.m., The CW) Premieres Oct 2nd – Season 6
Starring: Nina Dobrev as Elena Gilbert; Paul Wesley as Stefan Salvatore; Ian Somerhalder as Damon Salvatore; Steven R. McQueen as Jeremy Gilbert; Kat Graham as Bonnie Bennett; Candice Accola as Caroline Forbes; Zach Roerig as Matt Donovan; Michael Trevino as Tyler Lockwood; Matt Davis as Alaric Saltzman; Michael Malarkey as Enzo
New for this season: Damon is trapped on the other side; No more vampires in Mystic Falls; Alaric is back!! So excited for the new season… the 15 year old girl inside me LOVES this show!!
The Millers (8:30 p.m., CBS) Premieres Oct 30th – Season 2
Starring: Will Arnett as Nathan Miller; Margo Martindale as Carol Miller; Jayma Mays as Debbie; J. B. Smoove as Ray; Nelson Franklin as Adam; Lulu Wilson as Mikayla; Beau Bridges as Tom Miller; Sean Hayes as Kip Withers
New for this season: Sean Hayes joins the cast as Kip Withers, Carol’s new best friend.
Scandal (9 p.m., ABC) Premieres September 25th – Season 4
Starring: Kerry Washington as Olivia Pope; Scott Foley as Jake Ballard; Darby Stanchfield as Abby Whelan; Katie Lowes as Quinn Perkins; Guillermo Diaz as Huck; Jeff Perry as Cyrus Beene; Joshua Malina as David Rosen; Bellamy Young as First Lady Melody “Mellie” Grant; Tony Goldwyn as President Fitzgerald “Fitz” Thomas Grant III
New for this season: Shonda Rhimes stated that the fourth season will focus more on the core characters, as opposite to the third season where more characters were introduced.
Bad Judge* (9 p.m., NBC) Premieres Oct 2nd – New Show
Starring: Kate Walsh (Private Practice), Ryan Hansen (Veronica Mars, John Ducey, Arden Myrin (MADtv), Tone Bell (Whitney), Miguel Sandoval (Medium)
Plot: It centers on a hard-living, sexually unapologetic woman who plays with the law and whose life on the edge is constantly in balance because she also happens to be a judge in the criminal court system.
Gracepoint* (9 p.m., Fox) Premieres Oct 2nd – New Series
Starring: David Tennant as Detective Emmett Carver, Anna Gunn as Detective Ellie Miller, Michael Peña as Mark Solano, father of Danny Solano; Kevin Zegers as Owen Burke; Nick Nolte as Jack Reinhold; Jacki Weaver as Susan Wright; Kevin Rankin as Paul Coates; Jessica Lucas as Renee Clemons; Jack Irvine as Tom Miller, son of Ellie Miller; Virginia Kull as Beth Solano, mother of Danny Solano and wife of Mark Solano; Sarah-Jane Potts as Gemma Fisher; Josh Hamilton as Joe Miller, husband of Ellie Miller; Kendrick Sampson as Dean Iverson; Madalyn Horcher as Chloe Solano, sister of Danny Solano and daughter of Mark and Beth Solano; Darcy Laurie as Hugo Garcia; Karyn Mott as Angela Schulz
Plot: 10-episode American crime drama television series created and written by Chris Chibnall and directed by James Strong. It is a remake of Chibnall’s UK drama series Broadchurch
Reign (9 p.m., The CW) Premieres Oct 2nd – Season 2
Starring: Adelaide Kane; Megan Follows; Torrance Coombs; Toby Regbo; Celina Sinden; Caitlin Stasey; Anna Popplewell; Jonathan Keltz; Sean Teale
Plot: Set in 1557 France, the highly fictionalized series follows the life of Mary, Queen of Scots, at French court while she awaits her marriage to the future Francis II of France, to whom she has been engaged since they were six. At court, Mary has to contend with the changing politics and power plays, as well as her burgeoning feelings for Francis and the romantic attentions from Francis’ bastard half-brother, Bash. Francis’ mother, Catherine de’ Medici, is secretly trying to prevent the marriage following Nostradamus’s confidential prediction that the marriage will lead to Francis’ death. The series also follows the affairs of Mary’s Scottish handmaidens Kenna, Aylee, Lola and Greer, who are searching for husbands of their own at court. (Wikipedia)
Two and a Half Men (9 p.m., CBS) Premieres Oct 30th – Season 12 (Final Season)
Starring: Jon Cryer as Dr. Alan Harper; Ashton Kutcher as Walden Schmidt; Conchata Ferrell as Berta; Marin Hinkle as Judith Harper-Melnick; Melanie Lynskey as Rose; Amber Tamblyn as Jenny
New This Season: This will be the final season for Two and a Half Men.
White Collar (9 p.m., USA) Premieres Nov 6th – Season 6 (Final Season)
Starring: Matt Bomer as Neal Caffrey; Tim DeKay as Special Agent Peter Burke; Willie Garson as Mozzie; Tiffani Thiessen as Elizabeth Burke; Marsha Thomason as Special Agent Diana Berrigan; Sharif Atkins as Special Agent Clinton Jones; Diahann Carroll as June Ellington
New for this season: White Collar will be back for six episodes to wrap up the series.
The McCarthys* (9:30 p.m., CBS) Premieres Oct 30th – NEW SHOW
Starring: Tyler Ritter as Ronny McCarthy: Laurie Metcalf as Marjorie McCarthy; Jack McGee as Arthur McCarthy; Jimmy Dunn as Sean McCarthy; Joey McIntyre as Gerard McCarthy; Kelen Coleman as Jackie McCarthy
Plot: The series revolves around the McCarthys, a close-knit working class Boston clan whose sports legacy runs deep in the family. But when outspoken father Arthur, a dedicated high school basketball coach, decides to take his athletically challenged—and openly gay—son Ronny under his wing as his new assistant, the other siblings (who are more sports passionate) start crying foul over their dad’s choice.
A to Z* (9:30 p.m., NBC) Premieres Oct 2nd – NEW SHOW
Starring: Cristin Milioti (How I Met Your Mother), Ben Feldman (Mad Men), Leonora Crichlow (Back in the Game), Christina Kirk (Girls), Henry Zebrowski
Plot: Whimsical romantic comedy set in the world of an online dating company that details the “A to Z’s” of a relationship, from meeting to breakup. The ensemble navigates the complicated world of modern love and poses the question: Is there such a thing as destiny?
How To Get Away With Murder* (10 p.m., ABC) Premieres September 25th – NEW SHOW
Starring: Viola Davis as Professor Annalise Keating; Billy Brown as Nate Lahey; Alfred Enoch as Wes Gibbins; Jack Falahee as Connor Walsh; Katie Findlay as Rebecca Sutter; Aja Naomi King as Michaela Pratt; Matt McGorry as Asher Millstone; Karla Souza as Laurel Castillo; Charlie Weber as Frank Delfino; Liza Weil as Bonnie Winterbottom
Plot: Viola Davis stars as a law professor at a prestigious Philadelphia university who with her students becomes entwined in a murder plot
Parenthood (10 p.m., NBC) Premieres September 25th – Season 6 – FINAL SEASON
Starring: Peter Krause as Adam Braverman; Lauren Graham as Sarah Braverman; Dax Shepard as Crosby Braverman; Monica Potter as Kristina Braverman; Erika Christensen as Julia Braverman-Graham; Sam Jaeger as Joel Graham; Savannah Paige Rae as Sydney Graham; Xolo Mariduena as Victor Graham; Max Burkholder as Max Braverman; Joy Bryant as Jasmine Trussell; Tyree Brown as Jabbar Trussell-Braverman; Miles Heizer as Drew Holt; Mae Whitman as Amber Holt; Bonnie Bedelia as Camille Braverman; Craig T. Nelson as Zeek Braverman
New for this season: This will be the final season for Parenthood with only 13 episodes.
Elementary (10 p.m., CBS) Premieres Oct 30th – Season 3
Covert Affairs (10 p.m., USA) Premieres Nov 6th – Season 5
Starring: Piper Perabo as Anne Catherine “Annie” Walker; Christopher Gorham as August “Auggie” Anderson; Kari Matchett as Joan Campbell; Peter Gallagher as Arthur Campbell; Hill Harper as Calder Michaels
New for this season: The remaining 6 episodes of this season will air starting Nov 6th.
What are you watching tonight?!!?