Will "Super" and Super-Funny Shows Be the Biggest Hits of the Fall?
by TV Guide News
It’s shaping up to be a “super” fall — and a super-funny one too.
Not only will several new supernatural, superhuman and superhero dramas debut, but three big names in comedy are returning to TV. But which will soar with the eagles and split your sides?
You tell us! Among the new dramas, ABC has Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D., from The Avengers director Joss Whedon. Fox has launched a modern take on Sleepy Hollow as a police procedural. NBC and The CW are both trying new vampire shows and ABC’s magical Once Upon a Time in Wonderland presents Alice like you’ve never imagined her.
If you’re more into laughs, the artist formerly known as Alex P. Keaton, Michael J. Fox, has an eponymous sitcom on NBC. Oscar winner Robin Williams, who started his TV career as the alien Mork from Ork, stars on CBS’ The Crazy Ones with Sarah Michelle Gellar. SNL‘s Andy Samberg has teamed up with the guys from Parks and Rec to create the Fox cop comedy Brooklyn Nine-Nine.
Think you can pick the winners?
For the past two TV seasons, eight of the 10 new shows most added to TV Guide Watchlists received full-season pickups. In other words, more than 1.5 million Watchlist users picked the hits.
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So… you want to see this year’s list so far? Check out the top 10* comedies and dramas below:
1. The Michael J. Fox Show (NBC)
2. The Crazy Ones (CBS)
3. Brooklyn Nine-Nine (Fox)
4. Dads (Fox)
5. The Millers (CBS)
6. Mom (CBS)
7. The Goldbergs (ABC)
8. Back in the Game (ABC)
9. Welcome to the Family (NBC)
10. Trophy Wife (ABC)
1. Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. (ABC)
2. The Blacklist (NBC)
3. Sleepy Hollow (Fox)
4. Once Upon a Time in Wonderland (ABC)
5. Dracula (NBC)
6. The Originals (The CW)
7. Hostages (CBS)
8. Almost Human (Fox)
9. Ironside (NBC)
10. The Tomorrow People (The CW)
*as of Sept. 5, 2013
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