Continuing on from our list of popular returning shows, here is our list of must-see new TV shows coming to the tube this fall. From a doctor tied to the mob to the 2012 version of Will & Grace to a 1960s period drama, there is something for everyone on TV. So plan out your schedule and set your DVR; there’s a lot of TV to be watched.
They say laughter is the best medicine. Test that theory with these comedies.
- Guys With Kids – Brought to you by the hilarious Jimmy Fallon, Guys With Kids follows three friends who live in the same apartment building and are together learning the ins and outs of being parents. Just as they get the hang of being dads, other obstacles get thrown in the way in the form of: an ex-wife, four kids and a wife who just wants to be romanticized.
Premieres: Sept. 26 at 8:30 p.m. on NBC
- Ben and Kate – Young-at-heart Ben moves in with his sister, Kate, to help take care of her daughter. Ben is a lovable and goofy character based on the show’s creator’s own brother, who is described to be a Ferris Bueller-type.
Premieres: Sept. 25 at 8:30 p.m. on Fox
- Partners – From the creators of Will & Grace comes a show with a pair of straight and gay best friends, but this time it’s in a form of a bromance. Louis and Joe have a close bond, but the bond is tested when Joe proposes to his longtime girlfriend. Will their friendship survive?
Premieres: Sept. 24 at 8:30 p.m. at CBS
If you find that you enjoy nail biters, this fall promises to deliver shows that will keep you on the edge of your seat.
- 666 Park Avenue – Critics say that 666 Park Avenue is a combination of Lost and Desperate Housewives. This supernatural drama with a notable cast of former ABC stars revolves around an innocent Midwestern couple who become resident managers of an Upper East Side apartment building, the Drake. But the catch? The residents of the Drake have all made deals with the devil to have their deepest desires fulfilled.
Premiers: Sept. 30 at 10 p.m. on ABC
- Chicago Fire – Focusing on the firefighters of Chicago’s Firehouse 51, the drama is based around the personal lives of the heroes. The show zones in on the pressure these courageous men and women face to perform on a high level and the toll it takes on their personal lives.
Premieres: Oct. 10 at 10 p.m. on NBC
- The Mob Doctor – Thoracic surgeon, Dr. Grace Devlin, has had a lifelong tie to the south Chicago mob. Dr. Devlin is an excellent surgeon, but she has to deal with protecting her career and her reputation due to a family debt to the mob.
Premieres: Sept. 17 at 9 p.m. on Fox
- Vegas – Based on the true story of Las Vegas Sheriff Ralph Lamb, this new Dennis Quaid TV series based in the ‘60s follows a rancher who has to go up against a powerful gangster to bring order to Vegas. The storyline will revolve around the evolution of Las Vegas from a ranching community to Sin City, USA.
Premieres: Sept. 25 at 10 p.m. on CBS
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