So a few days ago, we brought you a comprehensive list of all the shows that won’t be returning for another season. While we might have been sad about some of them, there was hardly any surprise on the list.
Today, our focus is shifting to the new shows we’ll be seeing, come fall 2015. There’s an endless list of shows coming to TV soon, and like their cancelled counterparts, it can be such a hassle to keep track of them. Not to worry though, we got you. Below is a list of the top 12 new shows you should be looking out for, the platform on which they will be airing and a brief synopsis.
DC’s Legends of Tomorrow (CW)
The latest entry to the Arrow and The Flash universe, features time-traveling rogue Rip Hunter (Arthur Darvill), who after seeing a future he desperately wants to prevent from happening, is tasked with assembling a disparate group of heroes and villains to confront an unstoppable threat. Can this ragtag team defeat an immortal threat unlike anything they have ever known? Brandon Routh, Wentworth Miller, Dominic Purcell, Victor Garber Ciara Renee, Franz Drameh and Caity Lotz also star.
Criminal Minds: Beyond Borders (CBS)
I guess they aren’t ready to let the criminal mind story go just yet. The latest Criminal Minds spin-off focuses on a division of the FBI that helps American citizens who find themselves in danger abroad. Minds showrunner Erica Messer is executive-producing and Gary Sinise, Daniel Henney and Tyler James Williams star.
Heroes Reborn (NBC)
Chuck‘s Zachary Levi stars in this 13-episode miniseries that, like the original series, features ordinary people trying to understand and live with their extraordinary abilities. Original cast members Jack Coleman, Masi Oka and Jimmy Jean-Louis will return, and Pruitt Taylor Vince, Robbie Kay, Ryan Guzman, Rya Kihlsedt, Gatlin Green, Henry Zebrowski, Francesca Eastwood, Eve Harlow and Judi Shekoni will also star.
After a woman (Jaimie Alexander) with no memories of her past is found naked in Times Square with her body covered in tattoos, she gains the attention of the FBI, who follow the road map on her body to reveal a large crime conspiracy and discover the truth about her identity. Sullivan Stapleton, Marianne Jean-Baptiste, Ashley Johnson, Rob Brown, Audrey Esparza, Ukweli Roach also star.
Chicago Med (NBC)
The latest spin-off of Dick Wolf’s Chicago Fire franchise is an emotional thrill ride that explores the day-to-day chaos of the city’s most explosive hospital and the team of doctors who hold it together. They will tackle cases inspired by topical events, while inevitably crossing paths with the Chicago police and fire departments will intertwine as this third team of Chicago heroes hits the ground running. Yaya Dacosta, Oliver Platt, S. Epatha Merkerson, Laurie Holden and Nick Gehlfuss star.
Melissa Benoist stars as Kara Zor-El, who escaped her home planet Krypton during its destruction. After hiding the powers she shares with her famous cousin Superman, she finally decides to embrace her superhuman abilities and be a hero. Greg Berlanti (Arrow, The Flash) is executive-producing, and Calista Flockhart, Mehcad Brooks, Chyler Leigh and David Harewood also star.
Code Black (ABC)
Based on a documentary, Code Black is a medical drama set in the most notorious ER in the nation, where the staff works with limited time and resources to save lives. Marcia Gay Harden, Bonnie Somerville, Raza Jaffrey and Luis Guzman star.
After 20 years of parenting, Mike (Patrick Warburton) and Martina (Carrie Preston) are finally reclaiming their wild side – at least until their two grown daughters (Miranda Cosgrove and Mia Serafino) uexpectedly move back in and Mike’s parents (Stacy Keach and Carlease Burke)scratch their plans to spend their golden years in Florida.
Melissa George stars as Dr. Alex Panttiere, an outspoken, world-renowned heart-transplant surgeon — one of the few women in her field. Stubborn and fearless, she revels in a racy personal, manages the demands of skeptical colleagues, and pushes the boundaries of medicine Dave Annable, Don Hany, Shelley Conn, D.L. Hughley, and Jamie Kennedy also star.
Based on the 2011 film of the same name, this drama stars Jake McDorman as Brian Sinclair, who, after discovering the power of the mysterious drug NZT, is coerced into using his new abilities to solve weekly cases for the FBI. Dexter‘s Jennifer Carpenter, Hill Harper and Mary Elizabeth Mastrantonio also star.
Minority Report (FOX)
Ten years after the events of the Tom Cruise movie of the same name, a “pre-cog” named Dash (Stark Sand) struggles to live a normal life. He gets help from a detective (Meagan Good) and finds a purpose for his powers.
The Muppets (ABC)
This time, it’s for grownups! The mockumentary will take a look at the personal lives — both at home and at work — of Kermit, Miss Piggy and the rest of the gang. The Big Bang Theory’s Bill Prady and Bob Kushell are co-writers and executive producers.
The Player (NBC)
Set in the high-stakes world of Las Vegas, this drama stars Philip Winchester as a sniper-turned-security expert who has to perform “a series of heroic challenges” in order to save innocent lives. Wesley Snipes also stars as the “pit boss” of the game Winchester’s character must play.
Quantico is where the FBI trains its most valuable employees. But in this freshman class, among the best and brightest is a suspected terrorist mastermind who is plotting the biggest attack since 9/11. Priyanka Chopra, Dougray Scott, Jake McLaugthlin, Yasmine Al Massri, Johanna Braddy, Tate Ellington, and Graham Rogers star.
Culled From TVguide.com