Doctor Who (Season 9 Premiere, Sept. 19, BBC America) — The Doctor and Clara Oswald in the Tardis. And a possibly new Punk-inspired outfit for Peter Capaldi? Gotham (Season 2 Premiere, Sept. 21, Fox) — The Batman origin story welcomes some of DC Comics’ most notorious villains this season: Mr. Freeze, the Mad Hatter and Clayface, plus the rise of the Joker, Riddler and more.Once Upon a Time
(Season 5 Premiere, Sept.
27, ABC) — Has Emma Swan gone dark?Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. (Season 3 Premiere, Sept. 29, ABC) — The rise of the Secret Warriors. Sleepy Hollow (Season 2 Premiere, Oct. 1, Fox) — Returns after being completely retooled by FOX sans several supporting cast members. The Leftovers (Season Premiere, Oct. 4, HBO) — The Garveys and friends leave Mapleton, N.Y., for a Texas town famous for having zero departures. iZombie (Season 2 Premiere, Oct. 6, The CW) — Undead medical examiner Liv eats more brains and solves more crimes. Is her little brother dead or did she turn him into a zombie? American Horror Story: Hotel (Season 5 Premiere, Oct. 7, FX) —Checking in? Longtime leading lady Jessica Lange hands the reins over to Lady Gaga in this latest edition of the fan-favorite creepy anthology. Supernatural
(Season 11 Premiere, Oct. 7, The CW) — Dean and Sam fight evil; look hot.The Walking Dead (Season 6 Premiere, Oct. 11, AMC) — Will Morgan’s return encourage Rick to make peace in Alexandria, or is it necessary to stay hard with the impending threat of the elusive Wolves? The Knick (Season 2 Premiere, Oct. 16, Cinemax) — Steven Soderbergh transports viewers to a time when electricity was new, basic surgery was experimental and a cocaine addict mad-genius (Clive Owen) could be a leading doctor. Grimm (Season 5 Premiere, Oct. 30, NBC) — With his mom and Juilette dead, will Nick leave the police force and completely Grimm out? Elementary (Season 4 Premiere, Nov. 5, CBS) — Jonny Lee Miller as Sherlock Holmes and Lucy Liu as Watson solve baffling crimes in modern-day New York City.
The Bastard Executioner (Series Premiere, Sept. 15, FX) — Sons of Anarchy creator Kurt Sutter goes medieval on our asses with this new drama. Aussie newbie Lee Jones stars as the titular character, a knight that’s been broken by war. After swearing off the sword, violence pulls him back in. True Blood’s Stephen Moyer and Sons’ Katey Sagal co-star. Blindspot (Series Premiere, Sept. 21, NBC) — Memento meets Jason Bourne.Minority Report (Series Premiere, Sept. 21, Fox) — Yes, like the Tom Cruise movie. Dude sees future; tries to stop crimes before they happen.Limitless (Series Premiere, Sept. 22, CBS) — Yes, like the Bradley Cooper movie. A dude takes a drug that makes him super smart.The Muppets (Series Premiere, Sept. 22, ABC) — Jim Henson’s classic characters get a primetime update.Scream Queens (Series Premiere, Sept. 22, Fox) — Murder and mystery surround the Kappa Kappa Tau sorority house in this campy new offering from the creators of American Horror Story and Glee.Heroes Reborn
(Series Premiere, Sept. 24, NBC) — A 13-episode miniseries that’s poised to be a continuation of the originalHeroes
.The Last Kingdom
(Series Premiere, Oct. 10, BBC America) — An adaptation of Stephen Butchard’sThe Warrior Chronicles/Saxon Stories
.Supergirl (Series Premiere, Oct. 26, CBS) — She’s Superman’s cousin. Ash vs. Evil Dead (Series Premiere, Oct. 31, STARZ) — Bruce Campbell returns as Ash Williams to take on a Deadite plague threatening to destroy mankind. Lucy Lawless aka Xena: Warrior Princess co-stars. Into the Badlands (Series Premiere, Nov. 15, AMC) — A martial arts drama series in which a mighty warrior and young boy traverse feudal territory in search of enlightenment. Jessica Jones (Series Premiere, Nov. 20, Netflix) — Krysten Ritter enters the Marvel Universe with her take on this superhero-turned-detective.