Between now and November, broadcast TV will dangle 22 new shows in front of your DVR. And while TVLine has endeavored to illuminate you with First Impressions, sneak peeks and other forms of preview content, sometimes you just want to hear what’s worth sampling and what’s ripe for skipping.
At press time, full pilots had yet to be made available for ABC’s The Muppets and Wicked City, NBC’s Best Time Ever With Neil Patrick Harris (which airs live) or the first standalone episode of NBC’s Chicago Med. With that said, six TVLine editors went ahead and cut to the chase to suggest three freshman shows that are at the top of the class and one (perhaps) fated to flunk.
See what we have to say, then share your own game plan for TV’s new class.