5 Can't Miss Shows this Fall
Sep 5, 2022
Can't Miss Shows this Fall
It’s fall and that means all your favorite TV shows are returning along with a couple of new ones to add to your list! As always, there are a ton of options so let’s break down the best shows to check out.
Monarch - FOX
September 11th brings you Monarch at 9/8c on FOX. This musical drama tells the story of the Romans, a multigenerational family who created a country music dynasty built on their authenticity, but there is more going on than meets the eye. If you’re a fan of family dramas with musical numbers, then join the ride this fall. The show stars Trace Adkins, Susan Sarandon, and Beth Ditto. It will also have guest musical acts that include Little Big Town and Shania Twain. It has HIT written all over it.
Interview with the Vampire - AMC
On AMC, Anne Rice’s iconic novel, Interview with the Vampire is being adapted into a television series. It follows Louis de Pointe du Lac’s epic story of love, blood, and the downfalls of immortality, told from the perspective of Louis (Jacob Anderson). The series also stars Sam Reid (The Newsreader) as Lestat and Bailey Bass as Claudia. The series premieres October 2nd, following The Walking Dead.
This is one of AMC’s most anticipated series of 2022, lovingly crafted with detailed historical sets and costumes, but will incorporate elements of modern-day New Orleans. If you’re a fan of vampires and horror, then this show is for you.
Andor - Disney+
Coming off the heels of their success with The Mandalorian, and Obi Wan Kenobi, Disney+ is premiering Andor, a prequel series set five years before the events of Rogue One. Diego Luna reprises his role as Cassian Andor, as he becomes a revolutionary, and sets himself on a path straight to the events of Rogue One: A Star Wars Story. The series will explore a different perspective in the Star Wars universe which focuses on the impact of the Empire on the common people.
The series also stars Genevieve O’Reilly, as Mon Mothma, and Forest Whitaker reprising his role as Saw Gerrera from Rogue One. This series is sure to satisfy fans of the original trilogy, giving the franchise another new hero to root for. The series kicks off on September 21 with its first three episodes. The first season will consist of 12 episodes.
The Handmaid's Tale - Hulu
On September 14, the fifth season of the critically acclaimed series The Handmaid’s Tale returns to Hulu. The series tells the story in the life of Gilead, a theocratic society in a dystopian U.S. Gilead is ruled by a regime that subjugates women. Last season ended on a deadly game-changing cliffhanger in which June Osborne (Elizabeth Moss) gets revenge against Commander Fred Waterford (Joseph Fiennes). This season promises to up the stakes, with June possibly facing consequences for her actions. Fans of dystopian dramas? Catch up with the first four seasons now streaming on Hulu.
Yellowstone - Paramount Network
America’s favorite family is back. Jump back into the action in Yellowstone November 13 on Paramount Network with a two-hour premiere. The series follows the family drama of the Dutton Family, who own a ranch in the state of Montana known as Yellowstone Ranch. As the series goes on, the family is constantly challenged by outside forces trying to seize their land. The upcoming fifth season will feature the return of Josh Lucas’ character young John Dutton and will be split into two seven-episode arcs. The series stars Kevin Costner and Kelly Reilly. If you’re a fan of this show, then check out the prequel spinoff series 1883 on Paramount+. It follows the Dutton family before they settle in Montana and their journey to owning the land that would become Yellowstone Ranch.
Here are some other series worth mentioning that are premiering this fall:
The Serpent Queen: The latest offering in STARZ’s series featuring royal women focuses on the life of Catherine De Medici, quite possibly the most important woman in Europe for most of the 1600s. Catherine arrives on STARZ September 11.
Tulsa King is a new series from Yellowstone creator Taylor Sheridan revolving around Sylvester Stallone’s character being exiled from his Mafia boss and completing a 25-year prison sentence. After returning to Tulsa, Oklahoma, he builds a new crew and establishes a criminal enterprise in unfamiliar territory. The series also stars Dana Delany (Body of Proof). It kicks off November 13 on Paramount+.
Let the Right One In: It’s spooky season, or nearly! Fans of the critically acclaimed film or novel can dive into a television adaptation from Showtime starring Demian Bichir (Godzilla v. Kong). It follows a father and his daughter who has been turned into a vampire and the father’s quest to find a cure in New York City. The series premieres September 9.
Atlanta: The fourth and final season of Donald Glover’s comedy drama about the Atlanta rap scene premieres September 15 on FX. This season promises a long, nostalgic goodbye as the characters return to Atlanta after spending most of season three in Europe. The series also stars Zazie Beetz (Deadpool 2) and Brian Tyree Henry (Eternals).