“9JKL,” from writers and executive producers Dana Klein and Mark Feuerstein, is a family comedy inspired by a time in Feuerstein’s adult life when he lived in apartment 9K in the building he grew up in, sandwiched between his doting parents’ apartment, 9J, and his brother, sister-in-law, and their baby’s apartment, 9L, and his attempts to set boundaries with his intrusive but well-meaning family.
“S.W.A.T.” follows a locally born and bred S.W.A.T. sergeant (played by Shemar Moore) who is torn between loyalty to the streets and duty to his fellow officers when he’s tasked to run a specialized tactical unit that is the last stop in law enforcement in Los Angeles. The series is inspired by the film of the same name.
A.P. Bio (NBC)
“A.P. Bio” is about a philosophy scholar (Glenn Howerton) who loses out on his dream job and goes to work as a high school Advanced Placement biology teacher, but he makes it clear he will not be teaching any biology. Realizing he has a room full of honor roll students at his disposal, he decides instead to use the kids to his own benefit.
The Brave (NBC)
“The Brave,” from Keshet Studios, revolves around an elite team of military operatives who use advance surveillance techniques to help execute dangerous missions around the world to save innocent people from harm.
“Rise,” exec produced by Jason Katims, centers on a dedicated teacher, played by Josh Radnor, who takes over a flagging theatrical program at a school in a working-class city.
Law & Order True Crime: The Menendez Murders (NBC)
Dick Wolf produces this anthology true crime series, with Season 1 focusing on the infamous brothers who killed their wealthy parents in 1989. Edie Falco stars as defense attorney Leslie Abramson
“Reverie” is a grounded, dramatic thriller about a former detective (Sarah Shahi) specializing in human behavior who is brought in when the launch of an advanced virtual reality program has dangerous and unintended consequences.
Good Girls (NBC)
The series is about three “good girl” suburban wives and mothers who suddenly find themselves in desperate circumstances and decide to stop playing it safe, risking everything to take their power back.
Will and Grace (NBC)
“Will and Grace” returns to the air in the 2017-2018 season.
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The Crossing (ABC)
“The Crossing” hails from writers Dan Dworkin and Jay Beattie, who are executive producers with Jason Reed. The cast includes Steve Zahn, Natalie Martinez, Sandrine Holt, Rick Gomez, Jay Karnes, Marcuis Harris, Simone Kessel, Kelly Missal, Rob Campbell, Grant Harvey, Bailey Skodje, Jon D’Leo, Luc Roderique, and Tommy Bastow.
The Good Doctor (ABC)
“The Good Doctor” stars “Bates Motel” alum Freddie Highmore as Shaun Murphy, a young surgeon with autism and savant syndrome, who relocates from a quiet country life to join a prestigious hospital’s surgical unit. Alone in the world and unable to personally connect with those around him, Shaun uses his extraordinary medical gifts to save lives and challenge the skepticism of his colleagues.
The Gospel of Kevin (ABC)
“The Gospel of Kevin,” a light, one-hour drama, stars Jason Ritter as a cluelessly self-serving person on a dangerous path to despair. In a downward spiral, Kevin returns home to stay with his widowed twin sister (JoAnna Garcia Swisher) and niece. On his first night there, an unlikely celestial being named Yvette (Cristela Alonzo) appears to him and presents him with a mission — to save the world.
ABC has ordered a new series, “Marvel’s The Inhumans,” based on the classic comic-book characters, in partnership with IMAX. Created by Stan Lee and Jack Kirby, the Inhumans are a race of superpowered beings who first appeared in Marvel Comics publications in 1965. Inhuman characters appeared last season on ABC drama “Marvel’s Agents of SHIELD.” The new series, however, will not be a spinoff of “SHIELD.” It will focus on Black Bolt, the leader of the Inhumans, and his family.
The Mayor (ABC)
Hailing from “Hamilton’s” Daveed Diggs, the sitcom is about a young rapper who needs his big break. For years, he’s toiled away in a small inner-city apartment, making music in his junk-filled bedroom closet. Tired of waiting for opportunity, Courtney cooks up the publicity stunt of the century: running for mayor of his hometown in California to generate buzz for his music career. Unfortunately for him, his master plan goes wildly awry, ending in the most terrifying of outcomes: an election victory. With the help of his mother (Yvette Nicole Brown) and friends, including Valentina (Lea Michele), Courtney will have to overcome his hubris if he wants to transform the struggling city he loves.
Start Up (ABC)
“Start Up” is inspired by the podcast of the same name. The series stars Zach Braff as a brilliant radio journalist, husband, and father of two who is about to do something crazy — quit his job and start his own company. He quickly discovers it’s going to be a lot harder than he thought.
The Resident (Fox)
The hour-long drama follows Manish Dayal as an idealistic young doctor who begins his first day under the supervision of a tough, brilliant senior resident played by Matt Czurchy who pulls the curtain back on all of the good and evil in modern day medicine.
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LA to Vegas (Fox)
Starring Dylan McDermott, “LA>Vegas” is an ensemble single-camera workplace comedy — set on the Friday night flight from LAX to Vegas and the returning flight on Sunday — about a group of underdogs trying to find their place in the world, who all share the same goal: to come back a winner in the casino of life.
The Gifted (Fox)
The series focuses on a suburban couple whose ordinary lives are rocked by the sudden discovery that their children possess mutant powers. Forced to go on the run from a hostile government, the family joins up with an underground network of mutants and must fight to survive.
“Ghosted” has been described as “The X-Files” as a comedy. The single-cam follows a cynical skeptic played by Craig Robinson and a genius “true believer” in the paranormal played by Adam Scott, who are recruited by the Bureau Underground to look into the rampant “unexplained” activity in Los Angeles, all while uncovering a larger mystery that could threaten the existence of the human race.
The Orville (Fox)
Seth MacFarlane created and stars in this live action series set 400 years in the future that follows the adventures of the U.S.S. Orville, a mid-level exploratory vessel.
Black Lightning (CW)
“Black Lightning” follows Jefferson Pierce (Cress Williams), a former vigilante who hung up his suit years ago and now works as a teacher. But with a daughter hell-bent on justice and a star student being recruited by a local gang, he will be pulled back into the fight as the legendary Black Lightning. The series is based on the DC character created by Tony Isabella with Trevor Von Eeden.