MUST See Fall TV – Wednesdays
What are you watching on TV tonight?!
Be sure to take a look to see what’s showing on Wednesday Nights starting this FALL!
The Middle airs 8 p.m. on ABC – Season 6 started September 24th
Starring: Patricia Heaton, Neil Flynn, Charlie McDermott, Eden Sher, and Atticus Shaffer
Plot: The series features Frances “Frankie” Heck (Patricia Heaton), a working class, middle-aged, Midwestern woman and her husband Mike (Neil Flynn), who reside in the small fictional town of Orson, in southwest Indiana. They are the parents of three children, Axl (Charlie McDermott), Sue (Eden Sher), and Brick (Atticus Shaffer). The series is narrated by Frankie, initially an under-performing salesperson at a used-car dealership and later a dental assistant. Her stoic husband Mike manages a local quarry and serves as a stabilizing influence in the family. The children are quite different from one another: oldest son Axl, an under-motivated and cynical teenager, does well in sports but not in academics; daughter Sue (the middle child), is an enthusiastic young teen, but chronically unsuccessful and socially awkward; and youngest son Brick, an intelligent but introverted compulsive reader with quirky behavioral traits. (Wikipedia)
Survivor airs at 8 p.m. on CBS – Season 29 started September 24th
Location: The season was filmed in San Juan del Sur, Nicaragua
New this season: Nine pairs of new players, each with a pre-existing relationship, divided onto two tribes of nine. This is the Second Season to feature loved ones playing together.
Arrow airs at 8 p.m. on The CW – Season 3 returns Oct 8th
Starring: Stephen Amell portrays Oliver Queen, Katie Cassidy portrays Laurel Lance, David Ramsey portrays John Diggle, Willa Holland portrays Thea Queen, Susanna Thompson portrays Moira Queen, Paul Blackthorne portrays Detective Quentin Lance, Emily Bett Rickards portrays Felicity Smoak, Manu Bennett portrays Slade Wilson, Colton Haynes portrays Roy Harper, John Barrowman portrays Malcolm Merlyn
Why you should tune in: There hasn’t been
The Goldbergs airs at 8:30 p.m. on ABC – Season 2 started September 24th
Starring: Wendi McLendon-Covey as Beverly Goldberg, Jeff Garlin as Murray Goldberg, Sean Giambrone as Adam Goldberg, Troy Gentile as Barry Goldberg, Hayley Orrantia as Erica Goldberg, George Segal as Albert “Pops” Solomon, Patton Oswalt as adult Adam Goldberg
Reason to tune in: The hilarity of 80s fashion and pop icons.
Red Band Society* premieres at 9 p.m. on Fox – September 17th – NEW SHOW
Starring: Octavia Spencer as Nurse Jackson, Dave Annable as Dr. Jack McAndrew, Griffin Gluck as Charlie, Nolan Sotillo as Jordi Palacios, Charlie Rowe as Leo Roth, Astro as Dash Hosney, Zoe Levin as Kara Souders, Ciara Bravo as Emma Chota, Mandy Moore as Dr. Erin Grace, Rebecca Rittenhouse as Nurse Brittany Dobler
Plot: The show tells the story of a group of children and teenagers who meet as patients in the children’s wing of a hospital. What if a hospital was your high school, boarding school and summer camp rolled into one? What if it was the place where you fell in love for the first time and made friendships that lasted a lifetime? And what if it was all weirdly hilarious and the most fun you ever had in your entire life? This is the world of RED BAND SOCIETY.
Law & Order: SVU airs at 9 p.m. on NBC – Season 16 started September 24th
Starring: Mariska Hargitay, Ice-T, Danny Pino, Kelli Giddish, Raúl Esparza
Reason to tune in: Executive producer Warren Leight revealed that the sixteenth season will follow the events of the previous season finale, with Detective Nick Amaro (Danny Pino) “sent to the bowels of Queens to do traffic stops.” Prior to the conclusion of the fifteenth season and hence Sergeant Olivia Benson’s (Mariska Hargitay) adoption of baby Noah, Raúl Esparza (Rafael Barba) revealed that “Benson has a very big, life-changing event take place for her, which I think is gonna last for a while…she might make some choices that are really gonna change her life. (Wikipedia)
Modern Family airs at 9 p.m. on ABC – Season 6 started September 24th
Starring: Ed O’Neill, Sofía Vergara, Rico Rodriguez, Julie Bowen, Ty Burrell, Sarah Hyland, Ariel Winter, Nolan Gould, Jesse Tyler Ferguson, Eric Stonestreet, Aubrey Anderson-Emmons
Reasons to tune in: To see if they really deserve the Emmys that they keep winning….
Criminal Minds air at 9 p.m. on CBS – Season 10 starts October 1st
Starring: Thomas Gibson, Shemar Moore, Matthew Gray Gubler, A. J. Cook, Joe Mantegna, Kirsten Vangsness, Jeanne Tripplehorn
Reason to tune in: The entire main cast will return for the tenth season except Jeanne Tripplehorn (Alex Blake), who left the show in the ninth season finale. On July 1, 2014, it was announced that Jennifer Love Hewitt will join the show as a series regular and will play Kate Callahan, a former undercover FBI agent whose exceptional work lands her a job with the Behavioral Analysis Unit.
The 100 airs at 9 p.m. on The CW – Season 2 starts October 22nd
Starring: Eliza Taylor as Clarke Griffin, Bob Morley as Bellamy Blake, Marie Avgeropoulos as Octavia Blake, Thomas McDonell as Finn Collins, Christopher Larkin as Monty Green, Devon Bostick as Jasper Jordan, Paige Turco as Councillor Dr. Abigail “Abby” Griffin, Henry Ian Cusick as Councillor Marcus Kane, Isaiah Washington as Chancellor Thelonious Jaha, Lindsey Morgan as Raven Reyes, Ricky Whittle as Lincoln
Plot: The series is set 97 years after a devastating nuclear war wiped out almost all life on Earth. The only known survivors are the residents of twelve space stations in Earth’s orbit prior to the war. The space stations banded together to form a single massive station named “The Ark”, where about 2,400 people live. Resources are scarce and all crimes no matter their nature or severity are punishable by death (“floating”) unless the perpetrator is under18 years of age. After the Ark’s life support systems are found to be critically failing, one hundred juvenile prisoners are declared “expendable” and sent to the surface in a last ditch attempt to determine if Earth is habitable again. The teens arrive on a beautiful planet they’ve only seen from space. Confronting the dangers of this rugged new world, they struggle to form a tentative community. However they discover that not all humanity was wiped out. There are people on Earth who survived the war, called “grounders” by the 100. (Wikipedia)
Black-ish* premieres at 9:30 p.m. on ABC – Started September 24th – NEW SHOW
Starring: Anthony Anderson as Andre ‘Dre’ Johnson, Tracee Ellis Ross as Dr. Rainbow Johnson, Yara Shahidi as Zoey Johnson, Marcus Scribner as Andre Johnson, Jr., Miles Brown as Jack Johnson, Marsai Martin as Diane Johnson, Laurence Fishburne as Pops, Jenifer Lewis as Ruby, Andre’ mother
Plot: Black-ish is an American comedy series starring Anthony Anderson and Tracee Ellis Ross, the single-camera comedy centers on an upper-middle-class African-American family.
The Mysteries of Laura* airs at 10 p.m. on NBC – premiered September 17th – NEW SHOW
Starring: Debra Messing as Detective Laura Diamond, Josh Lucas as Captain Jake Broderick, Laz Alonso as Detective Billy Soto, Janina Gavankar as Detective Meredith Bose, Max Jenkins as Max Carnegie
Plot: The series follows the life of Laura Diamond, a homicide detective with the New York Police Department who balances her day job with her off-duty hours as a single mother to twin sons, while trying to get her soon-to-be-ex husband to sign the divorce papers.
Chicago P.D. airs at 10 p.m. on NBC – Season 2 started
Starring: Jason Beghe as Sergeant Henry “Hank” Voight, Jon Seda as Detective Antonio Dawson, Sophia Bush as Detective Erin Lindsay, Jesse Lee Soffer as Detective Jay Halstead, Patrick John Flueger as Officer Adam Ruzek, Marina Squerciati as Officer Kim Burgess, LaRoyce Hawkins as Officer Kevin Atwater, Amy Morton as Desk Sergeant Trudy Platt, Brian Geraghty as Officer Sean Roman, Elias Koteas as Detective Alvin Olinsky
Plot: The show focuses on a uniformed police patrol and the Intelligence Unit that pursues the perpetrators of the city’s major street offenses. A spin-off of Chicago Fire.
Nashville airs at 10 p.m. on ABC – Season 3 started September 24th
Starring: Connie Britton as Rayna Jaymes, Hayden Panettiere as Juliette Barnes, Clare Bowen as Scarlett O’Connor, Eric Close as Theodore ‘Teddy’ Conrad, Charles Esten as Deacon Claybourne, Jonathan Jackson as Avery Barkley, Sam Palladio as Gunnar Scott, Chris Carmack as Will Lexington, Lennon Stella as Maddie Conrad, Maisy Stella as Daphne Conrad
Reason to tune in: Rayna has two proposals on the table at the end of last season… who will she choose?!?!
American Horror Story: Freak Show airs at 10 p.m. on FX – Starts
Starring: Jessica Lange as Elsa Mars, Sarah Paulson as Bette and Dot Tattler, Kathy Bates as Ethel Darling, Angela Bassett as Desiree Dupree, Frances Conroy as Gloria Mott, Michael Chiklis as Dell Toledo, Denis O’Hare as Stanley, Evan Peters as Jimmy Darling, Emma Roberts as Maggie Esmerelda, Finn Wittrock as Dandy Mott, John Carroll Lynch as Twisty the Clown, Gabourey Sidibe as TBA
Plot: The fourth season will be set in Jupiter, Florida in 1952. It will be centered around one of the few remaining freak shows at the time, as its members do anything to keep the business alive. The season will focus on the conflict between the freaks and the “evil forces” who do not understand them. The season will also feature a “clown killer” and a “bearded lady”.
Top Chef airs at 10 p.m. on Bravo – Season 12 premieres October 15th
Starring: Judges: Tom Colicchio, Gail Simmons, Padma Lakshmi, Hugh Acheson
New this season: Top Chef goes to Boston and Richard Blais joins as a new judge.
Stalker* airs at 10 p.m. on CBS – Starts October 1st – NEW SHOW
Starring: Maggie Q as Lieutenant Beth Davis, Dylan McDermott as Detective Jack Larsen, Victor Rasuk as Detective Ben Caldwell, Mariana Klaveno as Detective Janice Lawrence, Elisabeth Röhm as Deputy District Attorney Amanda Tate
Plot: Stalker is an upcoming American drama television series about detectives who investigate stalking incidents – including voyeurism, cyber harassment and romantic fixation – for the Threat Assessment Unit of the LAPD.
What are you watching tonight?!!?