FALL 2016 TV SHOWS
inspiration | 26 September 2016
This is one of the most exciting times of the year for TV nerds. As soon as September / October hits, we flock to the TV for our favorite shows. This season, there are some pretty nice shows lined up, ready to premiere this fall. Here’s a list of some of highly anticipated fall 2016 TV shows.
Westworld: A series inspired by the 1973 film of the same title written by Michael Crichton about a futuristic theme park populated by artificial beings. Starring: Anthony Hopkins, Ed Harris, Evan Rachel Wood. Genre: sci-fi, western.
Divorce: A couple goes through a long, drawn-out divorce. Starring: Sarah Jessica Parker, Molly Shannon, Talia Balsam. Genre: comedy.
This Is Us: A group of people born on the same day, including Rebecca and Jack, a married couple expecting triplets in Pittsburgh, and Kevin, a handsome television actor growing bored of his fly bachelor lifestyle. Starring: Mandy Moore, Milo Ventimiglia, Sterling K. Brown. Genre: comedy, drama.
Chance: A forensic neuro-psychiatrist reluctantly enters a dangerous and violent world of mistaken identity, police corruption and mental illness. Starring: Hugh Laurie, Joe Metheny, Christian Aguilera. Genre: thriller.
Marvel’s Luke Cage: Given superstrength and durability by a sabotaged experiment, a wrongly accused man escapes prison to become a superhero for hire. Starring: Mike Colter, Frankie Faison, Mahershala Ali. Genre: action, crime.
Crisis In Six Scenes: A comedy that takes place in the 1960’s during turbulent times in the United States and a middle class suburban family is visited by a guest who turns their household completely upside down. Starring: Woody Allen, Miley Cyrus, Elaine May. Genre: comedy.
Fleabag: A six-part comedy series adapted from the award-winning play about a young woman trying to cope with life in London whilst coming to terms with a recent tragedy. Starring: Phoebe Waller-Bridge, Sian Clifford, Jenny Rainsford. Genre: comedy.
Atlanta: Two cousins, with different views on art versus commerce, on their way up through the Atlanta rap scene; “Earnest ‘Earn’ Marks,” an ambitious college drop-out and his estranged cousin, who suddenly becomes a star. Starring: Donald Glover, Brian Tyree Henry, Keith Stanfield. Genre: comedy, drama.
The Crown: Focuses on Queen Elizabeth II as a 25-year-old newlywed faced with the daunting prospect of leading the world’s most famous monarchy while forging a relationship with legendary Prime Minister, Sir Winston Churchill. Starring: Daniel Betts, James Hillier, Jeremy Northam. Genre: drama.
Designated Survivor: A low-level Cabinet member becomes President of the United States after a catastrophic attack kills everyone above him in the Presidential line of succession. Starring: Kiefer Sutherland, Natascha McElhone, Adan Canto. Genre: drama, thriller.
Goliath: A disgraced lawyer, now an ambulance chaser, gets a case that could bring him redemption or at least revenge on the firm which expelled him. Starring: Billy Bob Thornton, William Hurt, Maria Bello. Genre: drama.
Gilmore Girls: A Year In The Life: The follow-up series to ‘Gilmore Girls’, centering on the lives of a young woman raised by a single mom in Stars Hollow, Connecticut. Starring: Lauren Graham, Alexis Bledel, Keiko Agena. Genre: comedy, drama.