WHO | Jaimie Alexander (Thor), Sullivan Stapleton (Strike Back), Marianne Jean-Baptiste (Broadchurch), Ashley Johnson (The Killing)
WHAT | A beautiful woman, with no memories of her past, is found naked in Times Square with her body fully covered in intricate tattoos. Her discovery sets off a vast and complex mystery that immediately ignites the attention of the FBI who begin to follow the road map on her body to reveal a larger conspiracy of crime while bringing her closer to discovering the truth about her identity.
WHO | Don Johnson (Nash Bridges, Miami Vice), Scott Michael Foster (Chasing Life), Chace Crawford (Gossip Girl), Rebecca Rittenhouse (Red Band Society), India de Beaufort (Jane By Design), Delroy Lindo (Believe), Caitlin Carver (The Fosters), Yani Gellman (Pretty Little Liars), Amber Valletta (Revenge), Adan Canto (The Following)
WHAT | Billy and Cody Lefever dream of a new life beyond their working class roots and move to “The Bakken” in North Dakota, booming after the biggest oil discovery in American history. They’re soon pitted against a ruthless tycoon who forces them to bet big and put everything on the line, including their marriage.
WHO | Nicholas Gonzalez, Alex Borstein, Missi Pyle, Judah Friedlander, Efren Ramirez
WHAT | A satirical look at the cultural shifts taking place in America. Exploring family, politics and everything in between with a cross-cultural wink, the series centers on two very different families living in a fictional Southwest desert town on the U.S. – Mexico border.
WHO | Mireille Enos (The Killing), Damon Dayoub (NCIS), Bethany Joy Lenz (One Tree Hill), Peter Krause (Parenthood), Sonya Walger (Lost), Rose Rollins (The L Word), Alimi Ballard, Jacky Ido, Jay Hayden, Elvy Yost
WHAT | A thriller centered on the strong, successful Alice Martin . She’s a fraud investigator who’s about to be the victim of fraud by her fiancé. Between her cases, she is determined to find him before it ruins her career.
CHICAGO MED, NBC
PREMIERE DATE | Nov. 17
WHEN | Tuesdays at 9/8
WHO | S. Epatha Merkerson (Law & Order), Laurie Holden (The Walking Dead), Yaya DaCosta (Ugly Betty), Nick Gehlfuss (Shameless), Oliver Platt (Fargo), Colin Donnell (Arrow), Brian Tee (Grimm), Torrey DeVitto (Pretty Little Liars), Rachel DiPillo (Jane the Virgin)
WHAT | The Chicago Fire spinoff follows the day-to-day chaos of the city’s most bustling hospital and the courageous team of doctors who hold it together. They will tackle unique new cases inspired by topical events, forging fiery relationships in the pulse-pounding pandemonium of the emergency room, and through it all, familiar faces from the Chicago P.D. and Fire departments will intertwine as this third team of Windy City heroes hits the ground running.
WHO | Marcia Gay Harden (Trophy Wife), Bonnie Somerville (Cashmere Mafia), Raza Jaffrey (Smash), Luis Guzman (How to Make It in America), Melanie Kannokada, Harry M. Ford, Ben Hollingsworth (Cult, The Tomorrow People), William Allen Young
WHAT | Inspired by the festival award-winning documentary of the same name, this medical drama is set in the busiest and most notorious ER in the nation – L.A. County Hospital – where the extraordinary staff struggle in the face of a broken system to protect their ideals and the patients who need them the most.
WHO | Chris Wood (The Vampire Diaries), Claudia Black (The Originals, Farscape), David Gyasi (Interstellar), Christina Moses (Starship: Apocalypse), Kristen Gutoskie (Beaver Falls), George Young (Casualty), Hanna Mangan Lawrence (Spartacus: War of the Damned) and Trevor St. John (One Life to Live)
WHAT | When a mysterious and deadly epidemic breaks out in Atlanta, a vast urban quarantine is quickly enforced, forcing those stuck on the inside to fight for their lives while local and federal officials desperately search for a cure.
WHAT | Bloom stars as Rebecca, a successful, driven and possibly crazy young woman who impulsively gives up everything — her partnership at a prestigious law firm and her upscale apartment in Manhattan, included — in a desperate attempt to find love and happiness in that exotic hotbed of romance and adventure: West Covina, Calif.
CRIMINAL MINDS: BEYOND BORDERS, CBS
PREMIERE DATE | March 16
WHEN | Wednesdays at 10/9c
WHO | Gary Sinise (CSI: NY), Tyler James Williams (The Walking Dead), Daniel Henney (Revolution), Alana De La Garza (Forever)
WHAT | Filmed as a Criminal Minds episode that aired Feb. 8, the spinoff focuses on a division of the FBI that helps American citizens who find themselves in danger abroad.
PREMIERE DATE | Preview March 15 at 10/9c
WHEN | Sundays at 9:30/8:30c beginning March 20
WHO | Patrick Warburton (Rules of Engagement), Carrie Preston (The Good Wife), Miranda Cosgrove (iCarly), Stacy Keach (Prison Break), Carlease Burke (Switched at Birth), Mia Serafino
WHAT | In this multigenerational family comedy, things backfire on recent empty-nesters when their two adult daughters move back home.
WHO | Victor Garber (The Flash), Brandon Routh (Arrow), Arthur Darvill (Doctor Who), Caity Lotz (Arrow), Ciarra Renee (Pippin), Franz Drameh (Edge of Tomorrow), Dominic Purcell (The Flash) and Wentworth Miller (The Flash)
WHAT | When heroes alone are not enough… the world needs legends. Having seen a future he will desperately try to prevent from happening, time-traveling rogue Rip Hunter is tasked with assembling a disparate group of heroes and villains to confront an unstoppable threat — one in which not only is the planet at stake, but all of time itself. Can this ragtag team defeat an immortal threat unlike anything they’ve ever known?
WHO | Ken Jeong (Community), Albert Tsai (Trophy Wife), Dave Foley (Hot in Cleveland), Suzy Nakamura (Go On), Tisha Campbell-Martin (Martin), Jonathan Slavin (Better Off Ted), Krista Marie Yu (The Thundermans), Kate Simses (Mixology)
WHAT | Dr. Ken is a brilliant physician with no bedside manner. He is always trying to be a good doctor, as well as a good husband and dad to his two kids. However, these good intentions have a way of driving everyone crazy at both work and at home. Luckily, his therapist wife Allison is just the right partner to keep things sane.
EMERALD CITY, NBC
PREMIERE DATE | TBA
WHEN | Midseason
WHO | Adria Arjona (True Detective)
WHAT | The “event” series is a modern and dark reimagining of the classic tale of Oz that includes lethal warriors, competing kingdoms, and the infamous wizard as we’ve never seen him before. A headstrong 20-year-old Dorothy Gale is unwittingly sent on a journey that thrusts her into the center of an epic and bloody battle for the control of Oz.
WHO | Joan Allen (The Missing), Zach Gilford (Friday Night Lights), Andrew McCarthy (Pretty in Pink), Alison Pill (The Newsroom), Liam James (The Way, Way Back), Rarmian Newton (Dance Academy), Rupert Graves (V for Vendetta), Madeline Arthur (Supernatural), Margot Bingham, Floriana Lima
WHAT | The thriller follows the return of a politician’s young son who was presumed dead after disappearing over a decade earlier. As the mysterious young man is welcomed back into his family suspicions emerge — is he really who he says he is?
GAME OF SILENCE, NBC
PREMIERE DATE | April 7
WHEN | Thursdays at 10/9c
WHO | David Lyons (Revolution), Michael Raymond-James (Once Upon a Time), Larenz Tate (Rush), Bre Blair (We Are Men), Conor O’Farrell (CSI), Demetrius Grosse (Justified, Banshee), Claire van der Boom
WHAT | A successful Atlanta attorney’s long-lost childhood friends unexpectedly reappear after 25 years. When a dark secret they thought they had buried resurfaces, the brotherhood bands together to right the wrongs of their shared past — a journey that will push the limits of their loyalty and quench their thirst for revenge.
WHO | Rob Lowe (Parks and Recreation), Fred Savage (The Wonder Years), Mary Elizabeth Ellis (New Girl), William Devane (24: Live Another Day), Hana Hayes
WHAT | Rob Lowe stars as beloved TV lawyer Dean Sanderson (aka “The Grinder”). When his long-running hit series comes to an end, he finds himself at a crossroads in life and decides to move back to his small hometown, thinking he has the experience to take over his family’s law firm.
WHO | Melissa George (The Slap, Alias), Dave Annable (Red Band Society, Brothers & Sisters), Jamie Kennedy, Shelley Conn (Terra Nova), Maya Erskine (Man Seeking Woman), Don Hany, Joshua Leonard, J. Louis Mills
WHAT | Inspired by the real-life Dr. Kathy Magliato, this medical soap follows the outspoken Alex Panettiere, one of the rare female heart transplant surgeons. Alex brings an innovative eye to treating patients week to week while also balancing the complications of her professional and romantic life.
WHO | Zachary Levi (Chuck), Heroes alumni Jack Coleman, Masi Oka and Jimmy Jean-Louis , plus Robbie Kay (Once Upon a Time), Ryan Guzman (Pretty Little Liars), Rya Kihlstedt (Dexter, Nashville), Gatlin Green (Liv and Maddie), Judi Shekoni (EastEnders), Henry Zebrowski (A to Z), Eve Harlow (The 100), Pruitt Taylor Vince (The Mentalist), Francesca Eastwood, Toru Uchikado and Kiki Sukezane
WHAT | The 13-episode miniseries will reconnect with the basic elements of the show’s first season, where ordinary people were waking up to the fact that they had extraordinary abilities.
LIFE IN PIECES, CBS
PREMIERE DATE | Sept. 21
WHEN | Mondays at 8:30/7:30c, then Thursdays at 8:30/7:30c in November
WHO | Colin Hanks (Fargo), Betsy Brandt (Breaking Bad), James Brolin (Castle), Thomas Sadoski (The Newsroom), Angelique Cabral (Enlisted), Dianne Wiest (In Treatment), Dan Bakkedahl (The Mindy Project), Zoe Lister Jones (New Girl)
WHAT | A comedy about one family told through the separate stories of its different family members.
WHO | Jake McDorman (Greek), Jennifer Carpenter (Dexter), Hill Harper (Covert Affairs), Mary Elizabeth Mastrantonio (Grimm) and guest star Bradley Cooper
WHAT | Based on the 2011 feature film starring Cooper, the series follows Brian Finch as he discovers the power of the mysterious drug NZT, and is coerced into using his newfound abilities to solve weekly cases for the FBI.
WHO | Tom Ellis (Once Upon a Time, Rush), Lauren German (Chicago Fire), D.B. Woodside (24), Rachael Harris (Suits), Nicholas Gonzalez (Sleepy Hollow), Kevin Alejandro (True Blood, Arrow), Lesley-Ann Brandt (Maze), Scarlett Estevez
WHAT | Bored as the Lord of Hell, Lucifer resigns his throne and abandons his kingdom for the gorgeous, shimmering insanity of Los Angeles, where he gets his kicks helping the LAPD punish criminals. Based on characters from DC Entertainment’s Vertigo imprint.
WHO | Meagan Good (Deception), Stark Sands (NYC 22), Laura Regan (Mad Men), Wilmer Valderrama (That ’70s Show), Nick Zano (One Big Happy), Daniel London, Li Jun Li, Zhane Hall
WHAT | Picks up 10 years after the end of Pre-crime in DC, where one of the three Pre-cogs, Dash struggles to lead a “normal” human life, haunted as he is by visions of the future. But then Dash meets a detective who just may help him find a purpose to his gift.
WHAT | The Muppets return to prime time with a series that, for the first time ever, will explore the Muppets’ personal lives and relationships, both at home and at work, as well as romances, break-ups, achievements, disappointments, wants and desires; a more adult Muppet show, for kids of all ages.
WHO | Ray Winstone, Simone Kessell (Terra Nova), Maisie Richardson-Sellers (The Originals), Oliver Rix, Mohammad Bakri (Tyrant), James Floyd, Haaz Sleiman, Tomer Kapon
WHAT | An epic Biblical saga of faith, ambition and betrayal as told through the eyes of a battle-weary king, a powerful and resentful prophet and a resourceful young shepherd on a collision course with destiny.
WHO | Wesley Snipes, Philip Winchester (Strike Back), Charity Wakefield (Mockingbird Lane), Damon Gupton
WHAT | The action-packed Las Vegas thriller follows a former military operative-turned-security expert who is drawn into a high-stakes game where an organization of wealthy individuals gamble on his ability to stop some of the biggest crimes imaginable from playing out.
WHO | Aunjanue Ellis (NCIS: Los Angeles), Dougray Scott (Hemlock Grove), Josh Hopkins (Cougar Town), Jake McLaughlin (Believe), Tate Ellington, Priyanka Chopra, Yasmine Al Massri, Johanna Braddy, Graham Rogers
WHAT | A diverse group of recruits have arrived at the FBI Quantico Base for training. They are the best, the brightest and the most vetted, so it seems impossible that one of them is suspected of masterminding the biggest attack on New York City since 9/11.
THE REAL O’NEALS, ABC
PREMIERE DATE | Sneak peek March 2 at 8:30/7:30c and 9:30/8:30c
WHO | Jay R. Ferguson (Mad Men), Martha Plimpton (Raising Hope), Noah Galvin, Mathew Shively, Bebe Wood (The New Normal), Mary Hollis Inboden
WHAT | A contemporary take on a seemingly perfect Catholic family, whose lives take an unexpected turn when surprising truths are revealed. Instead of ruining their family, the honesty triggers a new, messier chapter where everyone stops pretending to be perfect and actually starts being real.
WHO | Morris Chestnut (Legends), Jaina Lee Ortiz (The After), Maggie Elizabeth Jones (Ben and Kate), Gabrielle Dennis, Anna Konkle, Domenick Lombardozzi (The Wire)
WHAT | This investigative series centers around the brilliant Dr. Beaumont Rosewood, Jr., the top private pathologist in all of Miami. As owner of one of the most sophisticated, state-of-the-art independent labs in the country, he finds the secrets in bodies that others usually miss. Despite being constantly surrounded by death Rosewood is obsessed with life and savors every moment. His eternal optimism will frustrate the cynical female detective he often works with, but she can’t argue with the results that his unique perspective provides.
RUSH HOUR, CBS
PREMIERE DATE | March 31
WHEN | Thursdays at 10/9c
WHO | Justin Hires (21 Jump Street, Key & Peele), Jon Foo, Aimee Garcia (Dexter), Wendie Malick (Hot in Cleveland)
WHAT | Based on the 1998 feature film, it follows a stoic, by-the-book Hong Kong police officer who is assigned to a case in Los Angeles, where he’s forced to work with a cocky African-American LAPD officer who has no interest in a partner.
WHO | Emma Roberts (American Horror Story), Jamie Lee Curtis (Halloween), Lea Michele (Glee), Abigail Breslin (Little Miss Sunshine), Keke Palmer (Masters of Sex), Nick Jonas (Kingdom), Ariana Grande, Nasim Pedrad (Mulaney), Oliver Hudson (Nashville)
WHAT | An anthology horror-comedy series, the first season of which revolves around a college campus that is rocked by a series of murders.
SECOND CHANCE (fka Lookinglass, The Frankenstein Code), Fox
WHO | Rob Kazinsky (True Blood), Dilshad Vadsaria (Revenge), Adhir Kalyan (Rules of Engagement), Tim DeKay (White Collar), Ciara Bravo (Red Band Society)
WHAT | A morally corrupt retired cop who is given a second chance at life when he is brought back from the dead. Now younger and stronger, Pritchard will have to choose between his old temptations and his new sense of purpose.
SHADES OF BLUE, NBC
PREMIERE DATE | Jan. 7
WHEN | Thursdays at 10/9c
WHO | Jennifer Lopez, Ray Liotta, Warren Kole, Dayo Okeniyi, Drea De Matteo, Hampton Fluker, Vincent Laresca, Sarah Jeffery
WHAT | Lopez stars as sexy New York detective (and single mother) Harlee Santos, who fell in with a tight-knit group of dirty cops, taking bribes and protection money that she uses to provide the best life for her honest and talented daughter. When she’s trapped by the FBI, however, and forced to inform on her own “brothers,” she’ll have to walk the fine line between love, loyalty, honor and betrayal, and try to keep it together for her daughter’s future.
PREMIERE DATE | Oct. 26 (at 8:30 pm after The Big Bang Theory)
WHO | Melissa Benoist (Glee), Mehcad Brooks (Desperate Housewives), Laura Benanti (Nashville), Calista Flockhart (Ally McBeal), Chyler Leigh (Grey’s Anatomy), David Harewood (Selfie, Homeland) and guest stars Helen Slater (the film Supergirl), Dean Cain (Lois & Clark: The New Adventures of Superman) and Jeremy Jordan (Smash)
WHAT | Kara Zor-El escaped her home planet of Krypton amid its destruction years ago. Since arriving on Earth, she has concealed the powers she shares with her (ahem) “famous cousin.” But now, at age 24, she decides to embrace her superhuman abilities and be the hero she was always meant to be.
PREMIERE DATE | Sneak peek Nov. 30 after The Voice; Regular timeslot premiere Jan. 4
WHEN | Mondays at 8/7c
WHO | Ben Feldman (A to Z, Mad Men), America Ferrera (Ugly Betty), Nichole Bloom (Shameless), Mark McKinney, Lauren Ash, Colton Dunn and Nico Santos
WHAT | A workplace comedy about a unique family of employees at a super-sized megastore. From the bright-eyed newbies and the seen-it-all veterans to the clueless summer hires and in-it-for-life managers, together they tackle the day-to-day grind of rabid bargain hunters, riot-causing sales and nap-worthy training sessions.
TELENOVELA (fka Hot & Bothered), NBC
PREMIERE DATE | Sneak peek Dec. 7 after The Voice; Regular timeslot premiere Jan. 4
WHEN | Mondays at 8:30/7:30c
WHO | Eva Longoria (Desperate Housewives), Amaury Nolasco (Prison Break), Jencarlos Canela, Diana Maria Riva, Jose Moreno Brooks, Alex Meneses, , Jadyn Maria and Izzy Diaz
WHAT | A new comedy about a sizzling TV superstar, Ana, and her lively family of cast and crew all competing to steal the spotlight. When the cameras turn off, the drama turns up as Ana battles pesky network execs, drunken script writers, narcissistic co-stars, and an unfortunately familiar new onscreen love interest.
WHO | Mark-Paul Gosselaar (Franklin & Bash), Tone Bell (Bad Judge), Bresha Webb (Grey’s Anatomy), Meaghan Rath (Secrets and Lies, Being Human), Vanessa Lachey (Dads)
WHAT | Follows two diverse couples who are both neighbors and best friends. As they go through life side-by-side, they can’t help but analyze and obsess about everything. From topics like sex and race, to the fact that the trusted new babysitter might just be a porn star, nothing is out of bounds for this wildly outspoken foursome.
WHO | Mike Epps (Survivor’s Remorse), Nia Long (House of Lies), James Lesure (Men at Work)
WHAT | Based on the hit John Candy-starrer, Uncle Buck centers around a fun-loving but irresponsible guy who needs a job and a place to stay. By happy coincidence, his nieces and nephew’s nanny has just quit, and his brother and sister-in-law need his help. Uncle Buck’s unconventional personality just may make him the right fit for the family — while they may be the answer to his problems, too.
WHO | Erika Christensen (Parenthood), Ed Westwick (Gossip Girl), Taissa Farmiga (American Horror Story), Jeremy Sisto (The Returned, Suburgatory), Darrell Britt-Gibson (The Wire), Adam Rothenberg (Ripper Street), Holley Fain (Grey’s Anatomy), Anne Winters (Tyrant), Gabriel Luna, Karolina Wydra, Jaime Ray Newman (Eureka, Red Widow)
WHAT | Each season, Wicked City will follow a different case set in a different noteworthy era of LA history, starting with a murder case from 1982 centered on the rock and roll, cocaine-infused revelry of the Sunset Strip. Alliances are formed between detectives, reporters, drug dealers and club-goers to solve a serial murder case.
THE X-FILES, Fox
PREMIERE DATE | Sunday, Jan. 24 (part 1) and Monday, Jan. 25 (part 2)
WHO | David Duchovny, Gillian Anderson, Mitch Pileggi, William B. Davis, Joel McHale (Community), Robbie Amell (The Flash), Lauren Ambrose (Six Feet Under), Kumail Nanjiani (Silicon Valley)
WHAT | A six-episode continuation of the phenomenally successful supernatural drama.
YOU, ME AND THE APOCALYPSE (fka You, Me and the End of the World), NBC
PREMIERE DATE | TBA
WHEN | Midseason
WHO | Rob Lowe (Parks and Recreation), Jenna Fischer (The Office), Megan Mullally (Will & Grace), Mathew Baynton, Joel Fry, Paterson Joseph, Gaia Scodellaro, Pauline Quirke, Fabian McCallum, Kyle Soller
WHAT | In this bold adrenaline-fueled new one-hour comedy drama, the news that a comet is on an unavoidable collision course with Earth sets in motion the most hilariously unexpected chain of events imaginable. Set against the backdrop of apocalyptic chaos, the story follows an eclectic group of seemingly unconnected characters around the world as their lives start to intersect in the most unexpected ways. When we say eclectic, we mean a rebellious priest, an unhinged white supremacist, a mild-mannered bank manager, a germ-phobic cyber-terrorist and an American five-star general. Some of these misfits are destined to make it to a bunker deep beneath the English suburbs of Slough and, as a result, will become the hugely unlikely (and totally unsuitable) future of mankind. Wouldn’t that be a disaster!