Fall is here, which means the return of yellow, orange hues, an abundance of apple cider and Pumpkin spiced Latte in your nearby coffee shop ( who are we kidding here, its Starbucks!) and time to get your scarves and shrugs out. But the most important and exciting things about fall is the return of your favourite TV shows and several new premieres.
There is much content on television these days, we are here to make things easier for you. Look no more, here is a list of top 10 most exciting series that you shouldn’t miss this season:
1. Mayans M.C. (FX)
Premiere date: 4th September
Why you should watch it: For those of you still suffering from Sons of Anarchy withdrawal, FX’s new series is the fix you’ve been waiting for.
Pegged as the next chapter in Kurt Sutter’s award-winning Sons of Anarchy saga, the spinoff series is set two-and-a-half years after the events of SOA and focuses on the struggles of Ezekiel “EZ” Reyes, a prospect in the Mayan M.C. charter on the California/Mexico border.
2. Kidding (Showtime)
Premiere date: 9th September
Why you should watch it: The hilarious Jim Carrey returns to television for the first time in 2 decades to collaborate with Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind director Michel Gondry.
The show follows Jeff, a beloved children’s television presenter Mr Pickles, who is beloved by children and parents alike, struggling to come to terms with a personal tragedy and navigate through difficult family life.
3. The First (Hulu)
Premiere date: 14th September
Why you should watch it: Well, there is two-time Oscar-winning star Sean Penn in it, and it’s a set in space. The plot chronicles the lives of astronauts battling peril and personal sacrifice as they race to become the first humans on Mars.
4. Manic (Netflix)
Premiere date: 21st September
Why you should watch it: The show has some big names, Emma Stone and Jonah Hill as the lead, with Justin Theroux as a guest star, based on a Norwegian hit show of the same name. The plot follows two strangers drawn to the late stages of a mysterious pharmaceutical trial, each for their own reasons.
5. Manifest (NBC)
Premiere date: 24th September
Why you should watch it: The show is often compared to the critically acclaimed series, Lost, without any of the island parts. The plot finds a commercial airline who went missing, mysteriously returns after 5 years with no one on the plane having any idea that they’ve been gone for so long. As the passengers try to reintegrate themselves into the world, some of them experience strange phenomena, leading them to believe ‘they may be meant for something greater than they ever thought possible.’ Lost with a sci-fi twist!
6. Camping (HBO)
Premiere date: 14th October
Why you should watch it: This one is a comedy series with Lena Dunham as executive producer and Jennifer Garner in the role of an aggressively controlling wife. The plot is adapted from British series of the same name, featuring a man’s camping trip with his wife and friends spiralling out of control.
7. The Conners (ABC)
Premiere date: 16th October
Why you should watch it: Just one month after ABC cancelled the Roseanne reboot over Roseanne Barr’s racist tweet, the network came up with the spinoff series.
The plot will follow the Conners ‘forced to face the daily struggles of life in Lanford in a way they never have before. It also promises ‘an unexpected pregnancy’, lot of financial pressures and a ‘coupon cutting’. Besides, who doesn’t want to see how will they write off Roseanne Conner character?
8. Homecoming (Amazon)
Premiere Date: 2nd November
Why you should watch it: There is Julia Roberts in it! That’s all.
The psychological thriller web television series based on the podcast of the same name created by Eli Horowitz and Micah Bloomberg. It centres on Heidi, a caseworker at a secret government facility, and a soldier eager to rejoin civilian life.
Other than these new names, we have a few returning series that you should not miss out:
9. House Of Cards (Netflix)
Premiere Date: 2nd November
Why you should watch it: With Kevin Spacey getting a boot, the final season of the will feature Robin Wright as the lead, with her character, Claire Underwood now assuming the role of the President of the US. While Frank Underwood is set to kill off, it will be interesting to see how the show will conclude, with focus on its first female president and how she handles the political pressure.
10. The Good Place (NBC)
Premiere date: 27 September
Why you should watch it: Well the beloved characters, Eleanor and her friends, Chidi, Tahani, and Jason have returned to Earth to prove that they are good people and season 3 will explore whether or not they can redeem themselves, with little intervention from demon with a change of heart, Michael of course.