The 2015 fall TV season is almost here and there has been a lot of buzz surrounding some of the new shows set to hit the airwaves.
While all of them look great, it would take some serious commitment- not to mention several DVR’s, to watch them all.
So to make sure you don’t miss the best ones we’ve reviewed the top new shows and came up with we think are the 5 must-see shows for the season.
We’ve also included a link to trailers for each show in the title; Here we go (in no particular order):
Fear The Walking Dead: Premieres Sunday, August 23rd at 8 P.M. (EST) on AMC.
While the show technically starts before the fall TV season, it is considered part of it and looks just too good to miss.
Set in L.A., this is the companion series to AMC’s other zombie hit, ‘The Walking Dead’ and focuses on a blended family trying to get through the day just as the apocalypse descends .
While it won’t tell viewers how the infection starts it will show how it causes the collapse of civilization as we know it.
Great for TWD fans and those new to the world of zombies because it gives viewers an up-close look at how it all began and examines how people react during crisis.
Stars Cliff Travis, Kim Dickens, Rueben Blades and others.
The Bastard Executioner: Premieres Tuesday, September 15th at 10 P.M. (EST) on FX.
When ‘Sons of Anarchy’ went off the air last year, FX lost its biggest drama and fans were left wondering what to watch this upcoming season
Well, now they have an answer: ‘The Bastard Executioner’, the latest offering from SOA mastermind Kurt Sutter.
Taking over SOA’s time slot, this show has a totally different landscape, but Sutter’s touch can be felt throughout- and that s a good thing.
Set in the 14th century the story focuses on one of King Edward the 3rd’s knights, who is broken and through with fighting, until violence strikes his family.
Sutter is known for putting on intense, mind-gripping shows fraught with violence that has brought him huge success, along with some criticism.
The violence though, is a tool he uses only when it works- never for show, so look past it because the stories he tells are some of the best on TV.
Heroes: Reborn: Premieres Thursday, September 24th at 8 P.M. (EST) NBC>
This 13-part mini-series is a continuation of the original series and will feature many familiar faces, but is a stand-alone series thanks to new stories and faces.
For those who never watched, Heroes was a sci-fi series about ordinary people with extraordinary powers and those looking to use and destroy them.
Much of the action in the original centered around the mantra: “save the cheerleader, save the world”, in reference to teenager Claire Bennett, a cheerleader who could do almost anything.
In this new series Claire didn’t make it, but her dad Noah Bennett (Jack Coleman), horn-rimmed glasses and all, did, and is back still looking for answers.
He’s joined by other favorites, including Hiro (Masi Oka) and Mohinder (Sendhil Ramamurthy), as well as fresh new faces, making this a show for anyone interested in a good mystery.
The premiere episode will run 2-hours long and word is a major character will die.
Ash Vs Evil Dead: Premieres Saturday, October 31st at 9 P.M. (EST) on Starz.
Set 30 years after the original movie Bruce Campbell is back as Ash, a chain-saw wielding monster hunter who just wants to forget all about monsters.
Too bad that’s not going to happen because there is another Deadite invasion coming, so Ash is going to need to dust off his chain-saw and get to work.
Lucy Lawless is joining him this time around, and even if you’ve never seen the original film you will be hooked.
There is lots of gore, but also lots of crisp writing and humor, making this an interesting find and worth taking a look at.
The X-Files: premieres January 24th at 8 P.M. (EST) on Fox.
Something IS out there and it’s Mulder and Scully, back again to explain the unexplainable.
Ok, this doesn’t premiere until late in the fall schedule and is only 6 episodes, but it makes the list because it’s ‘the X-Files’, which has always been must-see.
David Duchovny and Gillian Anderson are back in the title roles, along with Annabeth Gish, who is reprising her role as Agent Reyes.
While there is no official word on the plot, rumor is that Mulder and Scully will be at odds and their relationship will be in turmoil.
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