A Handy Guide To All Your Must-See Fall 2019 TV Premieres

New stationary. Pumpkin picking. The crisp chill in the air. Those are all reasons to love the coming of autumn. But, the true pinnacle of fall is the return of fall TV.

That is the season when so many of your favorite shows return from their lengthy hiatuses. That means more Riverdale, more 13 Reasons Why, more American Horror Story, more Mrs. Maisel, and, certainly, a lot more Grey's Anatomy. And this fall 2019 will also see the comeback of dozens of other beloved series as well (welcome back, The Crown!).


This is a reason to celebrate... and maybe stress out. How is anyone meant to keep all of these premieres straight between traditional network TV, cable, and streaming?

Our handy guide, of course. We picked out all the coming TV debuts you'll actually care about and put them together in a helpful schedule. Keep reading to find out when your favorite shows will return, what you can expect from their coming season, and how to watch their trailers ASAP.

13 Reasons Why (Netflix)

Season 3

Premiere: Friday, August 23 at 3 a.m. ET

Teen TV's most controversial series returns to shepherd us back into the fall season.

Elite (Netflix)

Season 2

Premiere: Friday, September 6 at 3 a.m. ET

Netflix’s leading murder-y, sexy teen show is back. And, there’s a whole new mystery in store.

Keeping Up with the Kardashians (E!)

Season 17

Premiere: Sunday, September 8 at 9 p.m. ET

After the Tristan Thompson cheating scandal of season 16, it’s time to find out what’s next for America’s most famous family.

The Deuce (HBO)

Season 3

Premiere: Monday, September 6 at 9 p.m. ET

The sultry, complicated The Deuce comes to an end with the third season.

American Horror Story: 1984 (FX)

Season 9

Premiere: Wednesday, September 18 at 10 p.m. ET

The latest iteration of Ryan Murphy’s horror classic is here — with an even deeper cast than before. Just don’t expect to find Sarah Paulson or Evan Peters screaming through 1984's deadly, Friday the 13th-y Camp Redwood.

9-1-1 (FOX)

Season 3

Premiere: Monday, September 23 at 8 p.m. ET

Here is your annual reminder Ryan Murphy doesn’t just rule the cable realm (or, the streaming one). The superproducer has a strong hold on network TV thanks to FOX’s emergency responder drama, 9-1-1.

The Good Doctor (ABC)

Season 3

Premiere: Monday, September 23 at 10 p.m. ET

Grey’s Anatomy may be ABC’s most famous medical drama, but heartstring-pulling Good Doctor has quickly proven to be a fan favorite.

This Is Us (NBC)

Season 4

Premiere: Tuesday, September 24 at 9 p.m. ET

Secure your tissues for the latest teary look at the Pearson family’s emotional, multigenerational saga.

Grey's Anatomy (ABC)

Season 16

Premiere: Thursday, September 26 at 8 p.m. ET

The story of Meredith Grey (Ellen Pompeo) continues with Grey's Anatomy's historic sixteenth season. How will Mer ever get out of her newest, truly unexpected pickle?

A Million Little Things (ABC)

Season 2

Premiere: Thursday, September 26 at 9 p.m. ET

ABC’s Thursday night lineup is stacked with heavy hitters. So, after Grey’s is done, the tearjerking A Million Little Things will appear to keep eyeballs on the Alphabet Network.

How to Get Away With Murder (ABC)

Season 6

Premiere: Thursday, September 26 at 10 p.m. ET

The last piece of fall 2019’s TGIF block is How to Get Away With Murder, now entering its final season. Will your favorite character stay out of jail — or make it out alive?

The Good Place (NBC)

Season 4

Premiere: Thursday, September 26 at 9 p.m. ET

Holy shortballs, NBC will wrap its beloved morality comedy with the upcoming fourth and final season.

Transparent (Amazon Prime Video)

Season 5

Premiere: Friday, September 27 at 12 a.m. ET

Get ready to say goodbye to the Pfeffermans. The fifth season of the Amazon dramedy comes down to a single musical episode revolving around the death of a former main character Maura Pfefferman (Jeffrey Tambor, who won’t appear in the episode after a sexual harassment scandal).

The Walking Dead (AMC)

Season 10

Premiere: Sunday, October 6 at 9 p.m. ET

Welcome to the latest season of AMC’s unkillable zombie drama.

All American (The CW)

Season 2

Premiere: Monday, October 7 at 8 p.m. ET

The moment the CW’s All American hit Netflix, viewers realized just how addictive the O.C.-meets-Friday Night Lights drama was. This fall, it’s back with even more tension — on the field and off.

Riverdale (The CW)

Season 4

Premiere: Wednesday, October 9 at 8 p.m. ET

The mob. Multiple gangs. Even more strangely named fictional drugs. All of those zany twists return to television — along with quite a few love triangles — with the fourth season premiere of Riverdale.

Supernatural (The CW)

Season 15

Premiere: Thursday, October 10 at 8 p.m. ET

It’s time to say goodbye to the CW’s longest-working stalwart. Supernatural kicks off its fifteenth and final season.

Baroness von Sketch Show (IFC)

Season 4

Premiere: Wednesday, October 30th at 12 a.m. ET

Here is yet another reason to stay up past your bedtime. IFC's all-women-led sketch series, Baronness von Sketch Show, returns for its rollicking fourth season.

American Son (Netflix)

Season 1

Premiere: Friday, November 1 at 3 a.m. ET

Scandal's Kerry Washington makes her major television return in American Son, an adaptation of the Washington-starring Broadway play of the same name. The upcoming “television event,” as Netflix is billing the upcoming project, follows two parents as they frantically try to figure out what happened to their missing son.

Shameless (Showtime)

Season 10

Premiere: Sunday, November 3 at 9 p.m. ET

TV’s worst behaved family is ready to wreak havoc on your television screen once again, now without the balancing powers of Emmy Rossum's Fiona Gallagher.

The Crown (Netflix)

Season 3

Premiere: Friday, November 17 at 3 a.m. ET

After a longer than usual hiatus, Netflix's sumptuous royal family drama returns — now with a cast of new actors. All hail Olivia Coleman, the literal queen.

The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel (Amazon Prime)

Season 3

Premiere: Friday, December 6 at 12 a.m. ET

Midge Maisel (Emmy-winner Rachel Brosnahan) is back to tell jokes, scandalize her parents, and wear the best damn A-line dresses in the biz. And this time she's going on tour.

Get ready world, the Marvelous Mrs. Maisel is coming.
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