Fall TV 2017: All the new network shows debuting this season
Check out previews of every new TV show debuting on networks during the fall 2017-2018 season.
THE MAYOR (ABC) — Slot: Tuesdays at 9:30 p.m. — Produced by "Hamilton" star Daveed Diggs, this show follows an aspiring California rapper who runs for mayor of his hometown in hopes to raise the profile of his musical career. But when he wins the election, he's forced to focus on improving his city.Photo by: Craig Sjodin THE GOOD DOCTOR (ABC) — Slot: Mondays at 10 p.m. — Starring "Bates Motel's" Freddie Highmore, this medical drama follows a young surgeon who has autism. The show was co-created by "Lost" actor Daniel Dae Kim and is based on a South Korean series.Photo by: Liane Hentscher DANCING WITH THE STARS JUNIOR (ABC) — Debut: Spring 2018 — Famous kids and children of celebrities will dance with professional junior ballroom dancers in this spinoff of ABC's popular ballroom dancing competition show.Photo by: Eric McCandless DECEPTION (ABC) — Slot: Midseason Replacement — A famous magician uses his skills as an illusionist to help the FBI catch elusive criminals after his career is ruined by scandal. This show, starring Jack Cutmore-Scott, is from the co-creator of "Chuck" and a consultant from "Now You See Me."Photo by: Giovanni Rufino AMERICAN IDOL (ABC) — Slot: TBA — ABC's revival of Fox's groundbreaking "American Idol" is set to debut in the 2017-2018 TV season. Ryan Seacrest will return as host and Katy Perry has been announced as a judge but further details have not been revealed. Rumors place Lionel Richie, Luke Bryan and Charlie Puth as other possible judges.Photo by: Bryan Steffy THE BACHELOR WINTER GAMES (ABC) — Debut: February 2018— This mashup of "The Bachelor" and "The Bachelorette" unites past contestants of both shows to compete in sports at a luxurious winter resort.Photo by: Matt Brown ALEX, INC. (ABC) — Slot: Midseason Replacement — This comedy, produced by and starring Zach Braff, follows a man who suddenly quits his radio job and starts his own company. The show was inspired by the podcast "StartUp."Photo by: Elizabeth Fischer UNTITLED 'GREY'S ANATOMY' SPINOFF (ABC) — Slot: Midseason Replacement — This spinoff of ABC's popular "Grey's Anaomy" will be set in a Seattle firehouse, rather than a hospital. The cast has not been announced.Photo by: Richard Cartwright KEVIN (PROBABLY) SAVES THE WORLD (ABC) — Slot: Tuesdays at 10 p.m. — "Parenthood" actor Jason Ritter stars as a selfish guy who is suddenly tasked with saving the world. The network describes the show as a light drama.Photo by: Ryan Green FOR THE PEOPLE (ABC) — Slot: Midseason Replacement — The latest drama from Shondaland ("Grey's Anatomy," "How to Get Away with Murder"), this legal show follows attorneys in a New York federal court dubbed "The Mother Court." The show stars Ben Rappaport and Susannah Flood and comes from a writer-producer of Shondaland's "Scandal."Photo by: Eric McCandless MARVEL'S INHUMANS (ABC) — Slot: Fridays at 9 p.m. — This series, based on the Marvel comic book series "Inhumans," follows the Inhuman Royal Family, which includes characters like Black Bolt, Medusa and Maximus. It stars Anson Mount, Iwan Rheon and Serinda Swan. Legendary comics writer Jeph Loeb will be an executive producer.Photo by: Courtesy of Marvel THE CROSSING (ABC) — Slot: Midseason Replacement — Steve Zahn stars as a small-town cop in this drama that follows a mysterious surge of refugees into his fishing town. The refugees appear to be fleeing from a war that hasn't happened yet. Cast includes Natalie Martinez and Sandrine Holt.Photo by: Bob D'Amico TEN DAYS IN THE VALLEY (ABC) — Slot: Sundays at 10 p.m. — This drama, starring Emmy winner Kyra Sedgwick, follows the producer of controversial police TV show whose daughter goes missing. The impressive cast includes Adewale Akinnuoye-Agbaje ("Lost," "Oz"), Erika Christensen ("Parenthood") and Malcolm-Jamal Warner ("The Cosby Show").Photo by: Bob D'Amico SPLITTING UP TOGETHER (ABC) — Slot: Midseason Replacement — This family comedy stars "The Office's" Jenna Fischer and "Scream Queens" actor Oliver Hudson as a couple in the midst of a divorce. The show is based on a Danish sitcom and will be produced by Ellen DeGeneres.Photo by: Eric McCandless STAR TREK: DISCOVERY (CBS) — Debut: Sept. 24, 2017 — The first new "Star Trek" series since "Star Trek: Enterprise" wrapped in 2005, "Discovery" will air on CBS's streaming network CBS All Access. But the first episode, a two-part pilot, will debut on CBS television this September. The show stars Sonequa Martin-Green as Michael Burnham, a human who was raised as a Vulcan.Photo by: Jan Thijs YOUNG SHELDON (CBS) — Slot: Thursdays at 8:30 p.m. — This prequel to "The Big Bang Theory" follows the show's breakout character Sheldon Cooper as a 9-year-old budding genius. The show stars Iain Armitage as the young Sheldon and its cast also includes Annie Potts ("Ghostbusters"). Jim Parsons will provide some voiceover for the series.Photo by: Robert Voets SEAL TEAM (CBS) — Slot: Wednesdays at 9 p.m. — This military drama follows the lives of an elite group of Navy SEALs. The show stars David Boreanaz ("Angel," "Bones") and Jessica Pare ("Mad Men") in an ensemble cast. It was created by "Justified" producer Benjamin Cavell.Photo by: Skip Bolen 9JKL (CBS) — Slot: Mondays at 8:30 p.m. — This family sitcom is based on the real life of star and creator Mark Feuerstein. He plays a newly divorced actor who moves into an apartment sandwiched between his parents and brother. Acting veterans Linda Lavin and Elliott Gould co-star.Photo by: Cliff Lipson ME, MYSELF & I (CBS) — Slot: Mondays at 9 p.m. — This experimental comedy stars three actors as one character, showing three important periods of his life. The character is shown as a 14-year-old boy, a 40-year-old man and a 65-year-old man. It stars "SNL" veteran Bobby Moynihan as the middle-aged version of the main character.Photo by: Neil Jacobs INSTINCT (CBS) — Slot: Midseason Replacement — "The Good Wife's" Alan Cumming stars in this crime drama as a retired CIA operative who helps the NYPD track down a serial killer. Photo by: Dave Kotinsky BY THE BOOK (CBS) — Slot: Midseason Replacement — This comedy follows a New York man who decides to literally live his life by the rules of the Bible. The show stars "The Real O'Neals" actor Jay R. Ferguson and is based on A.J. Jacobs's book "The Year of Living Biblically."Photo by: Charley Gallay S.W.A.T. (CBS) — Slot: Thursdays at 10 p.m. — "Criminal Minds" star Shemar Moore stars in this TV series inspired by the "S.W.A.T." movie and TV franchise. Co-stars Stephanie Sigman, Jay Harrington and others join Moore's team of tactical police officers in Los Angeles.Photo by: Bill Inoshita WISDOM OF THE CROWD (CBS) — Slot: Sundays at 8 p.m. — Jeremy Piven, Richard T. Jones and Monica Potter lead the cast of this drama about a tech innovator who revolutionizes detective work through a crowdsourcing app he creates.Photo by: Diyah Pera A.P. BIO (NBC) — Slot: Midseason Replacement — Lorne Michaels and Seth Meyers will produce this comedy about a philosophy scholar who misses out on his dream job, leaving him to teach advanced-placement biology to high school kids. The cast includes Glenn Howerton, Patton Oswalt and Vanessa Bayer.Photo by: NBC GENIUS JUNIOR (NBC) — Slot: Midseason Replacement — Neil Patrick Harris will host this game show that tests some of the smartest kids in America in subjects like logic, math and spelling. The winners will take home a life-changing prize, according to NBC.Photo by: Theo Wargo CHAMPIONS (NBC) — Slot: Midseason Replacement — This comedy follows two brothers whose lives, which are dominated by women and working out, are interrupted when one suddenly finds out they have a child. Mindy Kaling is a co-writer and executive producer.Photo by: NBC ELLEN'S GAME OF GAMES (NBC) — Slot: Midseason Replacement — This game show will take some of the most popular games played by contestants on "The Ellen DeGeneres Show" and combine them into one program.Photo by: Kevork Djansezian LAW & ORDER TRUE CRIME: THE MENENDEZ MURDERS (NBC) — Slot: Tuesdays at 10 p.m. — This 8-episode dramatization of the Menendez brothers murders and the subsequent trial stars Edie Falco.Photo by: NBC RISE (NBC) — Slot: Midseason Replacement — This drama, based on a true story, follows a teacher in a working-class town who takes charge of his school's lackluster theater department and tries to turn it into something great. The show co-stars Josh Radnor and Rosie Perez and was created by a writer of "Parenthood" and "Friday Night Lights."Photo by: NBC REVERIE (NBC) — Slot: Midseason Replacement — This thriller follows an ex-hostage negotiator who is tasked with bringing people out of an elaborate virtual-reality program that lets people live their dreams. Dennis Haysbert and Sarah Shahi co-star.Photo by: NBC GOOD GIRLS (NBC) — Slot: Midseason Replacement — Mae Whitman ("Parenthood") and Retta ("Parks and Recreation") co-star in this comedy about suburban moms who decide to rob a local supermarket but find a clean break is tougher than they'd expected.Photo by: NBC THE HANDMADE PROJECT (NBC) — Slot: Midseason Replacement — Amy Poehler and Nick Offerman will co-host this competition show that features crafty contestants making DIY projects.Photo by: NBCUniversal THE BRAVE (NBC) — Slot: Mondays at 10 p.m. — This military drama follows a team of American Special Ops troops. The team works to carry out dangerous missions around the world. The ensemble cast includes Anne Heche and Tate Ellington ("Shameless").Photo by: NBC WILL AND GRACE (NBC) — Slot: Thursdays at 9 p.m. — The cast of NBC's beloved comedy reunites for 12 new episodes this fall. The original writers and director are back on board as well.Photo by: NBC