25 Reasons to Love Fall TV

25 Reasons to Love Fall TV
ESSENCE.COM Sep, 12, 2011

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Taraji plays Detective Carter in JJ Abrams’ spy thriller, “Person of Interest,” premiering September 22nd on CBS.

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Ross returns to TV with BET’s “Reed Between the Lines” premiering October 11th at 10pm.

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Kerry Washington plays Olivia Pope, a sassy media relations consultant in the new ABC series “Scandal,” premiering this Fall.

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Naturi plays Brenda Bunny in NBC’s sexy fall drama, “Playboy Club,” premiering September 19th at 10pm.

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How you doin’ Wendy? We’re grabbing the popcorn and diva fan for the new season of Williams’ daytime talk show, premiering September 12 on Fox.

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Newcomer Annie Ilonzeh is all the buzz thanks to her lead role in the ABC remake of “Charlie’s Angels,” premiering September 22nd at 8pm.

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The Queen of the “smize” returns with an all-star season of “America’s Next Top Model,” premiering September 14th at 9pm on CW.

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The Lakers star will show off his fancy footwork on the new season of “Dancing with the Stars,” premiering September 19th on ABC.

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Our favorite daytime gabfest returns on September 13th at 11am on ABC.

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Eye candy Henry Simmons stars in ABC’s “Man Up,” about “three modern men try to get in touch with their inner tough guys.” Premieres November 18th at 8:30pm.

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Malcolm plays Tracee Ellis Ross’s hubby on BET’s “Reed Between the Lines” premiering October 11th at 10pm.

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We’re especially looking forward to seeing the new season of “Glee” now that Mercedes (Riley) has a boyfriend. We’re ready to “gleek out” on September 13th at 8pm.

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Cudi returns in an all-new season of “How to Make it in America,” premiering October 2nd.

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Cress stars in CW’s “Heart of Dixie,” premiering September 26th at 9pm.

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Can we ever get enough of sassy divorcee Shirley on NBC’s “Community.” Luckily, Yvette bring more laughs on season 3, premiering September 22nd at 8pm.

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Damon plays a personal trainer in Fox’s “New Girl,” premiering September 20th at 9pm.

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By far one of our favorite comedic actresses, Maya Rudolph returns to the small screen with NBC’s “Up All Night,” premiering September 14th at 9pm.

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The music mogul makes his small screen debut on the U.S. edition of “X-Factor,” premiering September 21st on Fox.

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The funnyman keeps us rolling on his Fox comedy show, which airs Saturday nights at midnight.

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Coleman stars in Fox’s “I Hate My Teenage Daughter,” premiering November 30th at 9:30pm.

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Newcomer Aisha Dee stars in Fox’s “I Hate My Teenage Daughter,” premiering November 30th at 9:30pm.

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Stockman returns as a judge on NBC’s “The Sing-Off,” premiering September 19th at 8pm.

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Rochelle stars in ABC’s “Work It,” premiering this fall.

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Michael stars in Fox’s “The Finder,” premiering this fall.

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Columbus stars opposite Kerry Washington in ABC’s “Scandal,” premiering this Fall.


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