What’s better than coming home after a long, chilly fall day and reclining across the couch to watch your favorite TV show? Nothing really.
But that task becomes a million times more difficult and tedious when you realize there are tons of shows to pick from. There are just too many dang choices. Well, that’s what we’re here for.
Don’t let the plethora of options get you down, we’ve got a handy list of television’s new and returning series that will help you figure out what’s worth tuning in for.
From Netflix’s Top Boy to How To Get Away With Murder‘s final season, these are the shows to check out this fall.
Black-ish (Sept. 24)
Season six of Black-ish returns in September and the series has added a new face. Loretta Devine will join the show as a recurring character, Lynette, who is introduced to the family as Pop’s (Laurence Fishburne) new fiancée.
The Good Place (Sept. 26)
The Good Place is coming to an end and our heroes are working hard to redefine what it means to be good or bad. Will Chidi (William Jackson Harper) and Eleanor (Kristen Bell) finally be happy together? Will the new points system work? What wacky hijinks will everyone get up to this season?!
Black Lightning (Oct. 7)
Season three will be quite the ride for the Pierce family as they prepare for a new enemy and the threat of their identities being revealed. The superhero family could be facing their greatest challenge.
Evil (Sept. 26)
Mike Coulter makes a small screen comeback as the lead in this new CBS series alongside Katja Herbers, Aasif Mandvi and Michael Emerson. The supernatural drama centers around a skeptical psychologist, a contractor and a priest who team up to investigate supernatural occurrences.
God Friended Me (Sept. 29)
Season two of CBS series God Friended Me returns at the end of September and there’s a new friend Miles (Brandon Micheal Hall) will have to help after God friends her too.
Mixed-ish (Sept. 24)
Black-ish spin-off Mixed-ish will likely be just a popular as its predecessor. The series focuses on Rainbow Johnson’s (Tracee Ellis Ross) unique childhood as her family adjusts to life in the suburbs after living in a hippie commune.
This Is Us (Sept. 24)
There was a time when we weren’t sure if Randall and Beth Pearson were going to make it. The couple’s regular confrontations in season three had fans worried for the future of their marriage. Thankfully, things turned around. As the show heads into its fourth season, we’re rooting for our favorite TV husband and wife. The pair will be moving to Philly so Randall can focus on his political career and Beth will be opening a dance studio. It seems like things are looking up and we hope it stays that way.
Watchmen (Oct. 20)
Superheros are treated as outlaws in this new HBO adaptation of graphic novel Watchmen. The series stars Regina King and Yahya Abdul-Mateen II along with a number of recognizable faces. The series promises to pay tribute to the original material, while also forging a path of its own.
9-1-1 (Sept. 23)
Are you ready to see Angela Bassett on your screen again as LAPD patrol sergeant Athena Grant? We are! There’s set to be tons of action in the season three premiere of the show, which sees a tsunami hitting the Santa Monica Pier.
Raising Dion (Oct. 4)
Starring and executive produced by Michael B. Jordan, Netflix’s Raising Dion follows a woman raising her son after the death of her husband. Rearing her son becomes more difficult, however, when he begins to manifest superpowers.
How to Get Away with Murder (Sept. 26)
We’re sad to see this show go but the final season promises to be one we won’t forget. Amirah Vann, who plays Tegan Price, told TVLine that there could be a few major deaths. “People you love are gonna die. Yes, D-I-E. Die. Not extras, not day players, but people you’ve been taking [this] journey with.” Fasten your seat belts!
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Top Boy (Sept. 13)
Top Boy is back with a new cast of characters and new stories to tell. Executive produced by Drake, season three sees the show’s stars Ashley Walters and Kane Robinson reprising their roles as Dushane and Sully, respectively.
Rhythm + Flow (Oct. 9)
Cardi B, Chance the Rapper and T.I. are hoping to discover new talent across the country with this new hip-hop competition series. The three stars will be searching for talent in New York City, Atlanta, Chicago and Los Angeles all the while giving a few hopefuls the chance to show what they’re made of.
See (Nov. 1)
Looks like we’ll be signing up for Apple TV+ to see their new series, See. Starring Jason Momoa and Alfre Woodard, the series tells the story of a future where the human race has lost the ability to see. However, things change when a set of twins are born with sight.
Godfather of Harlem (Sept. 29)
EPIX is bringing the story of Bumpy Johnson to a screen near you with their new series. Forest Whitaker stars as Johnson in Godfather of Harlem, which tells the story of the infamous crime boss who shaped the storied New York City enclave by challenging the Italian mob and making an alliance with Malcolm X.
American Horror Story: 1984 (Sept. 18)
The newest season of American Horror Story is paying homage to 80s slasher films. The ninth season of the show heads to camp, where the campers and counselors are not safe from a knife-wielding murderer.
Creepshow (Sept. 26)
Shudder has a new horror anthology series you’re going to love. Based on the 1982 film directed by George A. Romero and written by Stephen King, the series features stars such as Kid Cudi, Big Boi and Giancarlo Esposito.
First Wives Club (Sept. 19)
BET+ reboot of First Wives Club is right around the corner and we are more than excited. Written by Girls Trip scribe Tracy Oliver, the series stars Jill Scott, Michelle Buteau and Ryan Michelle Bathe in this refreshing take on the beloved 1996 film.
Wu-Tang: An American Saga (Sept. 4)
Set against the backdrop of New York’s 90s crack epidemic, Hulu’s new miniseries takes a look at the formation of Wu-Tang Clan and their rise from scrappy rappers to internationally recognized stars.
Bigger (Sept. 19)
If The First Wives Club reboot isn’t enough to convince you that you need to be ready for what BET+ has in store, then maybe this will. Set in Atlanta, Will Packer’s Bigger follows a woman dealing with the possibility of a boring future with her boyfriend. Then her friend suddenly dies and the death forces everyone she knows to examine if they’re really living it to the fullest.
Tyler Perry has a new series headed to BET’s streaming service. Sistas follows a group of women who bond over being single. The one-hour drama will see the women facing ups and downs, leaning on each other as they deal with dating in the modern world and the age of social media. The series stars Novi Brown, Mignon Von, KJ Smith and Ebony Obsidian.