Top 10 returning fall shows

August 31 17:02 2014

Next week is the first week of September; therefore, the end of summer is upon us. As our favorite summer shows wrap up, we can start looking forward to the shows coming this fall. There are some new shows along with some returning ones. Not every show that makes it to television gets renewed for a next season so hopefully, your favorite show made the cut.

Fox will be returning three of its animated shows this fall: Family Guy, Bob’s Burgers and The Simpsons. MTV’s funny hit Awkward and ABC’s hilarious family The Goldbergs are also among those to return. Some others are The Big Bang Theory, Boardwalk Empire, Grimm, Modern Family, Revenge and The Vampire Diaries.

If your favorite fall show isn’t listed above that might be because it’s on this list. From 10 to 1, here are the shows that make us excited for the fall.

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10. The Voice

Let’s face it, American Idol just isn’t what it was. Now, the popular music reality show is The Voice. The judges face the audience while singing hopefuls take the stage. When a judges hear something they like, they turn their chair around and ask for the person to join their team. In the end, the judge’s teams compete and only one singer will take the title of The Voice. No Doubt’s Gwen Stefani and singer/music producer, Pharrell Williams will join Adam Levine and Blake Shelton as judges for the seventh season, along with Taylor Swift as a guest mentor. Watch The Voice on Sept. 22 on NBC at 8/7 c.

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9. Scandal

Kerry Washington stars in this drama/thriller which covers her character’s wrongdoing life. This show tells the audience that mistakes in one’s past can come back to haunt them. Watch Scandal this fall for its fourth season on Sept. 25 on ABC.

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8. Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.

With Marvel’s movie Guardians of the Galaxy a hit in movie theaters, Marvel’s new television show has been getting a lot of buzz lately. While D.C. comics has Arrow and The Flash on television, Marvel brought Agent Phil Coulson from The Avengers to the small screen. He creates a team of agents to fight the world’s super-villains. Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. comes to ABC for a second season on September 23.

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7. Arrow

Arrow tells the story of the comic book hero, the Green Arrow. After a tragic yacht accident, Oliver Queen returns home and fights bad guys with a bow and arrow. With all these super hero shows coming on television, I recommend setting up your DVR so you can watch them all. Arrow will be on the CW for its third season starting on Oct. 8.

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6. Once Upon a Time

For its new season being based off the recent Disney hit, here is Once Upon a Time. For Once’s fourth season, the characters from Disney’s Frozen will be coming to the town of Storybrooke. See Queen Elsa live in person starting Sept. 28 on ABC.

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5. Brooklyn Nine-Nine

Saturday Night Live alum, Andy Samberg, stars in this hilarious comedy. Samberg plays Detective Jake Peralta who may be talented but is a little on the immature side. This comedy will come back to Fox for a second season on Sept. 28.

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4. The Blacklist

Looking for a good crime show? In The Blacklist, James Spader plays a former government agent and current criminal who is captured. He offers to help capture a terrorist but can the FBI trust a criminal? The first season will be on Netflix so you can catch up before the 2nd season on NBC Sept. 22.

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3. The Walking Dead

Who doesn’t like a good a zombie show? This horror, zombie killing show is based on The Walking Dead comics and will be back for a fifth season. After the world is taken over by zombies, a police officer helps a group of humans survive the zombie apocalypse. The Walking Dead will come back to television on Oct. 12 on AMC.

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2. Doctor Who

Peter Capaldi is the new Doctor in the favorite British series, Doctor Who. An alien travels with many different companions around the universe in a big blue box. This pop culture favorite recently just started on BBC America on Aug. 23 so there is still time to catch up.

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1. American Horror Story: Freak Show

From the brilliant mind of writer Ryan Murphy, comes the horror/drama American Horror Story. Recently, the show won two Emmys: Outstanding Lead Actress in a miniseries or a movie and Outstanding Supporting Actress in a miniseries or a movie. This show is considered a miniseries due to each season being different from the last. This season features the very last circus freak show in America. Jessica Lange will star one last time in Horror Story’s fourth season which premiers Oct. 8 on FX.

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