Fall is approaching, and Global TV has a lot in store for you, with your favourite series returning, and brand-new shows to become obsessed with. Check out when and what to expect from TV’s greatest Fall line-up!
Tuesday, September 8: Late Show with Stephen Colbert
In the second iteration of the Late Show franchise, Stephen Colbert takes over our screens, with George Clooney as his first guest. But Colbert isn’t waiting until September to make us laugh! Check out our video page for all kinds of shenanigans until the show’s premiere.
Monday, September 21: Minority Report & NCIS: Los Angeles
Based on the 2002 movie by Steven Spielberg, Minority Report picks up ten years after the end of the Pre-crime division in DC. As one of the three precogs struggles to lead a “normal” life haunted by visions of the future, he meets a tough, idealistic detective determined to fight crime. Working together clandestinely, the duo tries to stop future murders, all the while evading those who would exploit the precog’s psychic gift to darker ends. Watch the series premiere here:
NCIS: Los Angeles begins its seventh season with Callen embarking on a secret project, leaving Sam and the entire team in the dark. After Hetty demands his operation be shut down, the team is tasked with locating Callen before he finds himself even further in over his head.
Tuesday, September 22: NCIS, NCIS: New Orleans & Limitless
NCIS is back as Gibbs fights for his life aboard a Navy hospital ship after being shot, while DiNozzo and Joanna travel to Shanghai to try and take down the Calling.
As for NCIS: New Orleans, in the second season premiere, a military convoy is attacked in order to steal a missile that is part of a Naval exercise. Pride and the team, believing that the attack is perpetrated by a group of anti-American militants, make plans for a dangerous undercover operation that could have deadly consequences.
Another fast-paced drama based on a feature film, Limitless follows Brian Finch, who discovers the brain-boosting power of mysterious drug NZT, and is coerced by the FBI into using his extraordinary cognitive abilities to solve complex cases for them. Check out the series premiere, featuring the original character from the movie, Edward Mora, played by Bradley Cooper:
Wednesday, September 23: Survivor
TV’s longest running reality competition is back for another season! Castaways will compete to “Outwit, Outplay and Outlast” each other for $1 million on Survivor XXXI: Cambodia – Second Chance.
Thursday, September 24: Heroes Reborn
The wait is finally over as the supernatural phenomenon begins again with Heroes Reborn. Epic adventures await this fresh crop of inspiring heroes, as they cross paths with some of the original characters, and unlock the mysterious fate of the universe and their place within it.
Friday, September 25: Hawaii Five-0
It’s a pirate’s life for Five-0! In the sixth season premiere, a murder leads the gang to investigate a centuries old pirate story involving buried treasure, with a killer who’s using the back of a stolen painting as a treasure map. Meanwhile, Kono and Adam are kidnapped and tortured after their wedding, and Danny shows concern for McGarrett regarding Catherine’s return to the island.
Sunday, September 27: The Simpsons
After all kinds of rumours about Homer and Marge splitting up, The Simpsons returns for its 27th season with TV’s most beloved characters! While you wait for the premiere, check out some of the funniest headlines from the show.
Wednesday, September 30: Chicago P.D. & Bones
The Chicago precinct may be headed to dark places. On the third season, we’ll see how Lindsey copes with life after quitting her job, and whether fan favourites Adam and Kim will finally tie the knot. Fans can expect to see some new faces and an overlap with Chicago Fire, as officers investigate the disappearance of Matthew Casey.
While last season of Bones ended with Brennan and Booth agreeing on a fresh start outside of the Jeffersonian, the new season begins with all kinds of mysteries. As Seeley Booth goes MIA, an FBI special agent is brought in to assist the investigation surrounding his disappearance.
Thursday, October 1: The Blacklist
Following Lizzie’s disappearing act on the season finale of The Blacklist, she now tops the FBI’s Most Wanted list. Will Red be able to help her come out of hiding? Check out the trailer for the brand-new season:
Saturday, October 3: Saturday Night Live
Our Saturday nights are safe with the return of SNL! While there’s still a lot of mystery surrounding which cast members will return for season 41, we’re guaranteed a whole new year of hilarious sketches and amazing performances.
Sunday, October 4: Madam Secretary & The Good Wife
Returning for a second season, Madam Secretary Elizabeth is thrust into a situation of power she never imagined possible when the President’s plane is declared missing. Meanwhile, Henry butts heads with his new Defense Intelligence Agency handler, Jane Fellows, when he’s asked to recruit one of his Russian students for the NSA.
In the upcoming season of The Good Wife, Alicia attempts to revive her struggling law career by once again starting her own law firm, this time with the assistance of a new hire: a calm, experienced investigator. Meanwhile, to help with his Presidential campaign, Peter engages Willa Eastman, a national strategist who hides her intelligence and cunning under a fake, folksy charm — creating an interesting dynamic with Eli in the process.
Monday, October 12: Chicago Fire
As the new season of Chicago Fire begins, we will see a pregnant Gabby getting re-assigned to the arson squad, while Casey is still missing. Meanwhile, the show’s co-creator Derek Haas teased that Severide has some tough days ahead of him.
Friday, October 16: Truth Be Told
If you can think it, they will say it. Truth Be Told is an unabashed new comedy about two diverse couples who are both neighbours and best friends. As they go through life side-by-side, they can’t help but analyze and obsess about everything, from topics like sex and race to the possibility of their babysitter being a porn star. Nothing is out of bounds for this wildly outspoken foursome.
Monday, October 26: Supergirl
Is it a bird? Is it a plane? It’s Fall’s most anticipated premiere, landing on your TV! Supergirl follows Kara Zor-El, born in Krypton and raised on Earth by her adopted family, as she decides to embrace her superhuman abilities and become the hero she was always destined to be.
Thursday, November 5: Elementary
After last season of Elementary, Holmes may be in troubled waters! In the new season, Sherlock’s partnership with Watson and their consultancy with the NYPD are in jeopardy after his attack on Oscar and subsequent relapse. As he awaits news on possible criminal charges, the case of a missing woman allegedly killed by her husband lands in his lap, just in time to distract him from the impending arrival of this estranged father.
Friday, November 6: Angel From Hell
Starting November, Jane Lynch will be gracing our screens as Amy, the colourful and brassy guardian angel of Allison, a driven doctor with a seemingly perfect life. While Allison thinks of Amy as an inebriated, outspoken nut and tries to push her away, Amy makes her final pitch: her sole mission is to provide Allison with helpful guidance that nudges her in the right direction in life – and it’s her final chance to prove herself as an angel. Catch a glimpse of the series right here:
Tuesday, November 17: Chicago Med
The newest installment of the Chicago franchise is here to take us on an emotional thrill ride through the day-to-day chaos of the city’s most explosive hospital, and the courageous team of doctors who hold it together. Get ready for the ultimate crossover, as we see familiar faces from the Chicago police and fire departments in the pulse-pounding pandemonium of the emergency room.