Fall TV Poll: What Will You Watch Wednesdays?

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The Fall TV season will be here before you know it, and tough viewing choices arrive with it. We’ve decided the time to get thinking about them is now.

Each day this week, TVLine will show you the grid for that night’s fall line-up, including the broadcast networks’ wares and select cable listings. You then vote for what you plan to watch LIVE during each time slot (since live/live-ish viewership is still the creme de la creme when it comes to ratings, whether anyone likes it or not).

RELATED | TVLine’s Handy Fall TV Grid: Your Guide to What Will Be on When, and Versus What

One last caveat before we get to the polls: This is not a popularity contest. Organizing a robo-vote for a certain show will not get you a ride in the Impala. So have faith in the merit of your individual choices, then watch to see how many others legitimately line up aside you.
 NOTES ABOUT THE WEDNESDAY GRID: Grids represent the face-offs taking place for at least several weeks of the fall TV season; that is why Dallas (which finales Aug. 15) and the USA shows (breaking in August) are not included, while South Park and American Horror Story (expected back in September and October, respectively) are. Details on new shows (displayed in RED) can be found at these links: Animal Practice, Arrow, Chicago Fire, Guys With Kids, Nashville, The Neighbors.







Comments (128)

  • I don’t watch tv live – what a waste of time!

    Comment by Amy – June 13, 2012 08:11 AM PDT  Reply To This Post
    • Yeah, I rarely watch anything live. I watch TV when it fits my schedule and my DVR lets me do that with shows that don’t fit my schedule.

      Comment by ChynnaBlue – June 13, 2012 09:05 AM PDT  Reply To This Post
    • You sure wasted time to log on this website to post a comment how little you care. Dumb comment is a dumb comment.

      Comment by Janet Snakehole – June 13, 2012 09:06 AM PDT  Reply To This Post
    • Same with me; rarely do I watch live tv, but have selected the shows I’ll be watching via DVR.

      Comment by Dawn – June 13, 2012 10:06 AM PDT  Reply To This Post
    • Agree. We don’t watch live TV.

      Comment by Pepper – June 13, 2012 11:21 AM PDT  Reply To This Post
    • I didn’t vote since I rarely watch shows live unless they are on pay channels like HBO and Showtime which have no commercials. When I am watching suspenseful shows like American Horror Story, I need to be able to FF through all those interminable commercials.

      Comment by TheBeach – June 13, 2012 11:37 AM PDT  Reply To This Post
    • I could be wrong, but I always figured it saying ” ‘LIVE’ ” was meant to be a wink at the fact that many use DVR services, and perhaps watch [slightly] later.

      For me, there are several hour-long shows I start watching 15 minutes in so that I can fast-forward and some 30 minute-long shows I watch 8 minutes in for the same reason. American Horror Story is one I “have” to watch that night, as are Revenge (damn you, Wednesdays)… and The Walking Dead. Some shows I still record, but am too busy or even slightly disinterested in recent storylines to watch within their airtime.

      Sometimes when I view with my family, we start it on time and then use commercial breaks for discussion/debate (pause works, too). …this has been True Armchair Warrior Story: Winnie

      Comment by Winnie – June 16, 2012 08:18 AM PDT  Reply To This Post
    • I agree. I rarely watch live TV. That is what DVR’s are to be used for, alleviates the pressure of trying to be home in time to watch the shows you want to see. I LOVE MY DVR!!!!!

      Comment by Mari Balden – June 28, 2012 07:08 PM PDT  Reply To This Post
  • Arrow is the only show I’ll watch. Anything else seems to be boring since Happy Endings is not there…

    Comment by Phil – June 13, 2012 08:22 AM PDT  Reply To This Post
    • Amen!

      Comment by Megan – June 13, 2012 08:26 AM PDT  Reply To This Post
    • Suburgatory is GOLD! I’d recommend it.

      Comment by Anonymous – June 13, 2012 08:49 AM PDT  Reply To This Post
      • I watched the first half of the season, got bored and never returned. Plus, it goes against Arrow, so…

        Comment by Phil – June 13, 2012 09:00 AM PDT  Reply To This Post
        • I got bored too, but then it hit its stride.

          Comment by Emily – June 13, 2012 09:50 AM PDT  Reply To This Post
    • Arrow is the only new show I’m excited about. And bonus, it’s paired with Supernatural! Wednesdays are going to be so badass with that one-two punch!

      Comment by Mickey – June 13, 2012 01:00 PM PDT  Reply To This Post
    • i recommend supernatural its AMAZING!

      Comment by Lauren – June 16, 2012 09:31 AM PDT  Reply To This Post
      • The tv critics all say Arrow and Supernatural are a perfect match, so to anyone planning on watching Arrow, I also highly recommend Supernatural. It’s totally badass, with lots of action, comedy, and drama. A lot of people have discovered it on Netflix and are catching up. I’ve seen so many comments of people who zipped through all the seasons in record time because of how addictive it is. So it’ll be fun to have new fans join the live party for next season. And it’s going to be awesome to have the Arrow-Supernatural double feature, it’ll make for a great genre event evening. As Carina MacKenzie at Zap2it said about it: “Wednesdays this fall are going to be THE BEST NIGHT OF ALL THE NIGHTS.”

        Comment by Mickey – June 17, 2012 08:51 AM PDT  Reply To This Post
    • You should give Supernatural a chance.

      Comment by Marc Scott – June 20, 2012 06:36 AM PDT  Reply To This Post
  • The only thing on Wednesdays for me is SVU and Criminal Minds. Now that CTV has moved Criminal Minds to Tuesdays, I can watch it a day earlier. ;)

    Comment by robinepowell – June 13, 2012 08:22 AM PDT  Reply To This Post
  • Is AHS definitely coming back Wednesdays at 10?

    Comment by M80 – June 13, 2012 08:22 AM PDT  Reply To This Post
  • I might give Arrow a try……other than that -meh-

    Comment by SVClois – June 13, 2012 08:23 AM PDT  Reply To This Post
  • I will watch Chicago Fire!!! Because this show will be HOT! HOT! HOT! For all kinds of reasons :) Mainly because for Jesse Spencer of course!!!!

    Comment by Sammie – June 13, 2012 08:24 AM PDT  Reply To This Post
  • Nashville v. American Horror Story was a tough call for me. I def plan on watching both, but voted for AHS.

    Comment by shazay@yahoo.com – June 13, 2012 08:24 AM PDT  Reply To This Post
    • Ditto — luckily I get AHS screeners ahead of time. Because NASHVILLE is very good.

      Comment by Matt Webb Mitovich – June 13, 2012 08:26 AM PDT  Reply To This Post
      • Really good? The previews make it look so uninteresting, like a tv version of country strong. I’ll have to check it out if you say it’s good

        Comment by Jake – June 13, 2012 08:33 AM PDT  Reply To This Post
        • NASHVILLE is currently my No. 2 favorite pilot (of the 15 I have watched thus far), trailing only LAST RESORT.

          Comment by Matt Webb Mitovich – June 13, 2012 08:36 AM PDT  Reply To This Post
          • Matt–when will you review the pilots you have seen?

            Comment by TJ – June 13, 2012 09:31 AM PDT  
    • I just love that Connie Britton is competing against her old show.

      Comment by MrMank – June 13, 2012 08:48 AM PDT  Reply To This Post
      • I just love Connie Britton.

        Comment by Ben – June 13, 2012 08:57 AM PDT  Reply To This Post
    • But then again, AHS repeat comes on directly after the original (which is how i juggled watching SVU and AHS on the same day)

      Comment by SVUnCI – June 13, 2012 11:53 AM PDT  Reply To This Post
    • That was my predicament too. I will probably watch American Horror Story live, although it might be better to record that and watch it later. Also, I’m overjoyed that Supernatural has moved to Wednesday night.

      Comment by elr – June 13, 2012 01:24 PM PDT  Reply To This Post
  • Nashville

    Comment by Brandy – June 13, 2012 08:26 AM PDT  Reply To This Post
  • I’ll check out Chicago Fire live and record Nashville. FX shows don’t come on until 11 pm my time so AHS won’t be competing with them locally.

    Comment by jasie – June 13, 2012 08:27 AM PDT  Reply To This Post
  • Chicago Fire!

    Comment by Pete – June 13, 2012 08:28 AM PDT  Reply To This Post
  • Nashville for me because I love Connie Britton and Eric Close!

    Comment by Michelle – June 13, 2012 08:28 AM PDT  Reply To This Post
  • The Middle, Suburgatory, Modern Family, The Neighbors & Nashville (o.O all my favorite shows on ABC!)

    Comment by Moja TV – June 13, 2012 08:29 AM PDT  Reply To This Post
  • Chicago Fire only because of Jesse Spencer

    Comment by Mia – June 13, 2012 08:31 AM PDT  Reply To This Post
  • I’ll will watch Chicago Fire for sure and like many women not because of the fires but because of the pretty that is Jesse Spencer!

    Comment by Emma Jean – June 13, 2012 08:38 AM PDT  Reply To This Post
  • Survivor will never get bumped off my dial. Moves Arrow to DVR unfortunately.

    Comment by Chris – June 13, 2012 08:44 AM PDT  Reply To This Post
  • X-Factor, Suburgatory, Modern Family, American Horror Story and Nashville. Not sure what I’ll be watching live and what I’ll be DVR-ing yet.

    Comment by PCT – June 13, 2012 08:44 AM PDT  Reply To This Post
  • I said “nothing” for 10 PM, but instead I’ll check out Nashville now that I see you liked it so much. I’ll give it a chance. :)

    Comment by Too Late Kev – June 13, 2012 08:45 AM PDT  Reply To This Post
  • Such a busy night, possibly the busiest! ‘Animal Practice’, ‘Suburgatory’, ‘Modern Family’, ‘Nashville’, ‘American Horror Story’, ‘Arrow’ & ‘The X Factor’. Possibly ‘Chicago Fire’ too if it turns out to be more interesting than the preview would suggest.

    Comment by Jack S – June 13, 2012 08:46 AM PDT  Reply To This Post
  • I’ll definitely be checking out AHS live now, other than that it’s just Suburgatory, really wish it had a better time slot!

    Comment by Jenn – June 13, 2012 08:47 AM PDT  Reply To This Post
  • The Middle, Suburgatory, Modern Family, & Nashville, DVR CSI

    Comment by Nick – June 13, 2012 08:49 AM PDT  Reply To This Post
  • I’ll be watching Chicago Fire and DVR Nashville to check it out but “musical soap” sounds not good to me

    Comment by Megan – June 13, 2012 08:54 AM PDT  Reply To This Post
  • Arrow
    Modern
    Chicago Fire live
    Nashville record and watch later

    Comment by sarah – June 13, 2012 08:55 AM PDT  Reply To This Post
  • I’ll be watching the X FACTOR and AHS live..ill catch suburgatory on demand..

    Comment by Jared – June 13, 2012 08:57 AM PDT  Reply To This Post
  • Modern Family
    Psych

    Comment by Balaji K – June 13, 2012 08:58 AM PDT  Reply To This Post
  • Nothing on for me before 10PM
    Chicago Fire: live
    AHS: DVR

    Comment by Luke – June 13, 2012 09:00 AM PDT  Reply To This Post
  • Royal Pains
    Haunted Collector

    Comment by Velvet – June 13, 2012 09:00 AM PDT  Reply To This Post
  • What an awesome night of TV Arrow, Supernatural and American horror Story!!!

    Comment by Sherry – June 13, 2012 09:06 AM PDT  Reply To This Post
  • Supernatural for sure! I am ecstatic that it’s not on Friday anymore it was so difficult to watch it live, I would record it every week because of work/having a life. So I will definitely watch Supernatural live and record Modern Family.

    Comment by Sara – June 13, 2012 09:06 AM PDT  Reply To This Post
  • Modern Family – One of the Dumbest comedy shows I have ever watched. I would rather live my own life than watching that show. My obvious choice would be the one and only Supernatural.

    Comment by KS Winchester (@winchesterks) – June 13, 2012 09:07 AM PDT  Reply To This Post
  • I rarely watch network TV, so can’t vote on this poll. I watch more, USA, TNT, A&E etc. than the garbage on the big channels.

    Comment by Suzie – June 13, 2012 09:08 AM PDT  Reply To This Post
  • I love ABC but what were they thinking putting the Neighbors in that time slot, I’m sorry but it looks horrible, All of their other comedies look better . Anyways will watch Arrow and Supernatural, first time I watch more than one show since I just caught up with it on Netflix, and also Nashville and suburgatory

    Comment by Juan – June 13, 2012 09:09 AM PDT  Reply To This Post
  • ARROW,SUPERNATURAL,AHS

    Comment by RENNIE – June 13, 2012 09:13 AM PDT  Reply To This Post
  • I don’t watch anything live on Wednesdays. It’s my DVR night. Actually, most of my favorite shows through out the week are DVRed and if I watch live TV it’s usually something on HGTV, Comedy Central, etc.

    Comment by Linda – June 13, 2012 09:15 AM PDT  Reply To This Post
  • Arrow and Modern Family! Not sure if it’ll be live or DVR, but MF is also pretty enjoyable, and I’m really excited for Arrow.

    Comment by Little Scarf Girl – June 13, 2012 09:16 AM PDT  Reply To This Post
  • I was only watching AHS for Connie anyway. I’ll DVR the new season for the sake the cast that is returning, but let’s be serious, Nashville all the way. No contest. I’d follow Connie on any channel, any time.

    Comment by Kait – June 13, 2012 09:17 AM PDT  Reply To This Post
  • Chicago Fire.

    Comment by Tran – June 13, 2012 09:19 AM PDT  Reply To This Post
  • Arrow and Animal Practice. I also think Nashville might end up becoming a guilty pleasure show if it’s good.

    Comment by kavyn – June 13, 2012 09:20 AM PDT  Reply To This Post
  • Arrow & Supernatural live for me.

    Comment by tvaddict – June 13, 2012 09:24 AM PDT  Reply To This Post
  • SUPERNATURAL

    Comment by Velvet – June 13, 2012 09:37 AM PDT  Reply To This Post
  • Supernatural and American Horror Story are going to be on one after another on the same night?! This is happy news to me! I can’t wait. I’ll be in school when SPN starts, but I’ll dvr both so I don’t miss them! :)

    Comment by Stephanie – June 13, 2012 09:37 AM PDT  Reply To This Post
  • Wow Weds is pretty drab for me. Chicago Fire and Animal Practice are the only ones there I’ll even give a chance.

    Comment by EveatEden – June 13, 2012 09:39 AM PDT  Reply To This Post
    • Funny you say that since Animal Practice has been universally panned. And I say this as a Justin Kirk fan.

      Comment by just saying – June 13, 2012 04:25 PM PDT  Reply To This Post
  • I will check out Arrow and Chicago Fire on demand. Live it will be ABC except Neighbors. That show looks so incredibly bad that I’m embarrassed for ABC. I will also pass on The Middle since I never got into that show. At that time I will probably check out X Factor to see how Brittany is doing. Funny how the results of this poll heavily lean towards the CW which is the lowest rated network. Let’s see if Arrow is as popular as these numbers seem to indicate.

    Comment by Ana – June 13, 2012 10:05 AM PDT  Reply To This Post
  • I’ll probably watch American Horror Story live and DVR South Park

    Comment by Brendan – June 13, 2012 10:08 AM PDT  Reply To This Post
  • I’ll watch and record Chicago Fire! It’s any gay man’s dream come true :)

    Comment by James – June 13, 2012 10:10 AM PDT  Reply To This Post
  • I have absolutely no interest in watching Nashville because it co-stars Hayden Panettiere.

    Comment by Velvet – June 13, 2012 10:12 AM PDT  Reply To This Post
    • It will probably get cancelled anyway.

      Comment by Velvet – June 13, 2012 10:12 AM PDT  Reply To This Post
  • American Horror Story!! Will give a try to Arrow. Nashville on DVR/Demand. :)

    Comment by tahina – June 13, 2012 10:20 AM PDT  Reply To This Post
  • I know I’m getting ahead of myself but with the addition of yet another musical drama, there needs to be a dramedy/musical category in the future for the Emmies. Can you imagine Lea Michele, Connie Britton, Megan Hilty, Stana Kanic and Emily Deschanel competing against each other. Anyways…I am looking forward to Nashville. I also like the look of Arrow, Guys with Kids and the Neighbours (the latter which airs on Saturday in Canada). Wednesdays is a clean slate for me until January when Republic of Doyle returns. (Note: I’m posting from my phone so don’t fault me for spelling any of the above names incorrectly–I don’t feel like flipping back and forth from my IMDB app.

    Comment by Ally – June 13, 2012 10:21 AM PDT  Reply To This Post
  • Sticking stubbornly with my elderly gang — Survivor, SVU, CSI.

    Nashville & The Middle when I have time.

    Comment by RS – June 13, 2012 10:28 AM PDT  Reply To This Post
  • 8pm Arrow
    10pm Nashville….looooove Connie Britton!

    Chicago Fire watch On Demand.

    Comment by jules – June 13, 2012 10:38 AM PDT  Reply To This Post
  • ‘Law & Order: SVU’ 9pm
    ‘Chicago Fire’ 10pm

    Comment by Laura – June 13, 2012 10:45 AM PDT  Reply To This Post

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