Need to know when your favorite TV shows of the sci-fi, fantasy, supernatural, and thriller genres return, or find out when some new geeky TV shows premiere? Well, you’ve come to the right place! We list by date and time when you can catch both new and returning geeky shows this Fall.
Tuesday, September 9 – Sons of Anarchy (Season 7 premiered at 10/9c on FX): This is the final season for the Charming motorcycle club.
Thursday, September 11 – Haven (Season 5 premiered at 8/7c on Syfy): The characters continue to deal with the supernatural problems referred to as “The Troubles” that plague the residents of a small town in Maine.
Friday, September 12 – Z Nation (Series Premiere was at 10/9c on Syfy): A new zombie apocalypse show.
Monday, September 22
The Big Bang Theory (Season 8 Premiere at 8/7c on CBS): The saga of your favorite nerds continues.
Gotham (Series Premiere at 8/7c on FOX): An origin story for Commissioner Gordon, who is now merely Detective Gordon, as well as for other heroes and villains of Gotham.
Scorpion (Series Premiere at 9/8c on CBS): A group of genius misfits work together as Homeland Security’s new think tank as the last line of defense against high-tech threats.
Sleepy Hollow (Season 2 Premiere at 9/8c on FOX): The continuing supernatural story of Ichabod Crane having awakened in present day.
The Blacklist (Season 2 Premiere at 10/9c on NBC): Who is Red Reddington? The crime drama and conspiracy theories continue.
Forever (Series Premiere at 10/9c on ABC. Moves to its normal night on Tuesday, September 23.): A New York City medical examiner is 200 years old and studies the dead to investigate the reason behind his apparent immortality.
Tuesday, September 23
Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. (Season 2 Premiere at 9/8c on ABC): Hail HYDRA! The Marvel Cinematic Universe (“MCU”) tie in show is back for more adventures.
Person of Interest (Season 4 Premiere at 10/9c on CBS): This show features a mass surveillance computer system called The Machine that can predict both ordinary crimes and terrorist attacks.
Sunday, September 28
Once Upon a Time (Season 4 Premiere at 8/7c on ABC): The fairy tale based drama adds a new element this season – Frozen.
Resurrection (Season 2 Premiere at 9/8c on ABC): The mystery continues as to why and how the loved ones of the residents of Arcadia, Missouri return from the dead.
Tuesday, September 30
Selfie (Series Premiere at 8/7c on ABC): Karen Gillan, better known as Amy Pond from Doctor Who, stars in this comedy as a social media socialite who hires her co-worker to rebrand her image so that she can relate to people offline. You can watch the pilot for free on Hulu.
Thursday, October 2
The Vampire Diaries (Season 6 Premiere at 7/8c on CW): The teen drama about vampires and other supernatural creatures continues.
Gracepoint (Series Premiere at 9/8c on FOX): An American remake of the BBC series Broadchurch, David Tennant reprises his role as the police detective in charge of investigating the murder of a young boy – except this time he has an American accent. Don’t worry if you’ve already seen Broadchurch, there will be a different ending.
Reign (Season 2 Premiere at 9/8c on CW): This is a historical fiction drama that follows the early years of Mary, Queen of Scots, and has a bit of a supernatural element.
Sunday, October 5
Homeland (Season 4 Premiere at 10/9c on Showtime): The political thriller that centers around the CIA and Middle East relations returns.
Monday, October 6
The Originals (Season 2 Premiere at 8/7c on CW): This New Orleans based spinoff of The Vampire Diaries focuses on the original vampires, who are siblings.
Tuesday, October 7
The Flash (Series Premiere at 8/7c on CW): Based on the DC comic book of the same name, this series features Barry Allen, a young man who gains the power to move at superhuman speed, and uses his power to fight crime. This show will crossover with Arrow.
Supernatural (Season 10 Premiere at 9/8c on CW): The boys are back to fight supernatural baddies and deal with Dean’s new, uh, situation.
Wednesday, October 8
Arrow (Season 3 Premiere at 8/7c on CW): Based on the DC comic book Green Arrow, billionaire playboy Oliver Queen returns to Starling City after being missing and thought dead for 5 years, and becomes a masked vigilante to protect the city from various villains. This season we’ll find out more about what happened while he was gone.
American Horror Story: Freak Show (Season 4 Premiere at 9/8c on FX): This season takes place in 1952 and centers around one of the last remaining freak shows. Several cast members return, including Jessica Lange, Kathy Bates, Evan Peters, Angela Bassett, and more.
Sunday, October 12
The Walking Dead (Season 5 Premiere at 9/8c on AMC): In the continuing zombie apocalypse saga, Rick and the gang have reached the promised land of Terminus – but it wasn’t quite what they expected.
Wednesday, October 22
The 100 (Season 2 Premiere at 9/8c on CW): 97 years after a nuclear war on Earth, 100 teenagers have been sent back to the surface from a failing space station to determine whether the Earth is once again habitable.
Friday, October 24
Grimm (Season 4 Premiere at 9/8c on NBC): A police procedural fantasy drama with a secret world and characters inspired by Grimm’s Fairy Tales.
Constantine (Series Premiere at 10/9c on NBC): Based on the DC/Vertigo comic book Hellblazer, this new series is about John Constantine, a con man turned supernatural detective.
Thursday, October 30
Elementary (Season 3 Premiere at 10/9c on CBS): A present day crime drama based on Sherlock Holmes – except that Watson is a female, Joan Watson, played by Lucy Liu.
Monday, November 24
Ascension (Series Premiere at 9/8c on Syfy): In 1963, the government launches a covert space mission with 600 people on a century long voyage with the intent to populate a new world to ensure the survival of the human race.