TV: New Shows {September 2016}

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Hi Everyone

Its that time of the year again when all the networks are airing their new shows. I’m looking forward to Designated Survivor, Bull, Notorious and This Is Us

MARY & JANE

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Date:  05 September
Network:  MTV
Starring:  Jessica Rothe (Next Time on Lonny) and Scout Durwood
About:  Jordan and Paige, two twenty-something best friends, run an all-female weed delivery service in Los Angeles

BETTER THINGS

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Date:  08 September
Network:  FX
Starring:  Pamela Adlon (Californication)
About:  An actress raises her three daughters while juggling the pressures of working in Hollywood and being a single parent

THE GOOD PLACE

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Date:  19 September
Network:  NBC
Starring:  Ted Danson (CSI) and Kirsten Bell (Veronica Mars + House of Lies)
About:  Eleanor Shellstrop is an ordinary woman who, through an extraordinary string of events, enters the afterlife where she comes to realize that she hasn’t been a very good person. With the help of her wise afterlife mentor, she’s determined to shed her old way of living and discover the awesome (or at least the pretty good) person within

KEVIN CAN WAIT
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Date:  19 September
Network:  CBS
Starring:  Kevin James (The King of Queens0
About:  Kevin, a newly retired police officer,is looking forward to quality time with his family… and his fellow retired cops. When his oldest daughter announces she’s dropping out of college to support her fiancé, Kevin knows his only choice is to move them both into his home to keep her in school. The fun has to wait… his family is his new beat

THIS IS US

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Date:  20 September
Network:  NBC
Starring:  Mandy Moore (Red Band Society) , Milo Ventimiglia (Gilmore Girls + Heroes) , Stephanie Ray, Justin Hartley (Revenge + Mistresses) , Stefanie Malouf and Sterling K. Brown (Army Wives)
About:  This refreshingly honest and provocative series follows a unique ensemble. And as their paths cross and their life stories intertwine in curious ways, we find that several of them share the same birthday – and so much more than anyone would expect

BULL

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Date:  20 September
Network:  CBS
Starring:  Michael Weatherly (NCIS)
About:  Brilliant, brash and charming, Dr. Bull is the ultimate puppet master as he combines psychology, human intuition and high tech data to learn what makes jurors, attorneys, witnesses and the accused tick.

LETHAL WEAPON

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Date:  21 September
Network:  FOX
Starring:   Clayne Crawford (Rectify) + Damon Wayans
About:  When Texas cop and former Navy SEAL Martin Riggs suffers the loss of his wife and baby, he moves to Los Angeles to start anew. There, he gets partnered with LAPD detective Roger Murtaugh, who, having recently suffered a “minor” heart attack, must avoid any stress in his life. From the moment the brash and impulsive Riggs meets prudent, by-the-book Murtaugh, it seems as if this partnership is doomed. But after their first case together, both realise this arrangement might just work out after all – if only Riggs doesn’t get them killed first

SPEECHLESS

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Date:  21 September
Network:  ABC
Starring:  Minnie Driver
About:  The DiMeo family all have their own unique personality: a take charge mother (Maya) with an outlandish but no-holds-barred attitude, a husband who seems to be smarter than he thinks, a no-nonsense athletic daughter, a middle child who’s the “brains” in the family, and their teenage son with special needs. The DiMeos are about to bring all that from a middle-class neighborhood they despised because of the location itself to a more upscale town in an effort to improve their way of life, with imperfect results. As Maya fights injustices both real and imagined, the family works to make a new home for themselves and searches for just the right person to give JJ his “voice”.

DESIGNATED SURVIVOR

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Date:  21 September
Network:  ABC
Starring: Kiefer Sutherland (24) + Maggie Q (Nikita + Stalker)
About:  On the night of the State of the Union, an explosion claims the lives of the President and all members of the Cabinet except for Secretary of Housing and Urban Development Tom Kirkman, who had been named the Designated Survivor. Kirkman is immediately sworn in as President, unaware that the attack is only the beginning of what is to come

NOTORIOUS

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Date:  22 September
Network:  ABC
Starring:  Daniel Sunjata (Graceland) and Piper Perabo (Covert Affairs)
About:  Notorious follows the professional and personal relationship between a charismatic attorney and a powerhouse television producer as they attempt to control the media, the justice system, and ultimately – each other…

PITCH

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Date:  22 September
Network:  FOX
Starring:  Kylie Bunbury (Twisted + Under The Dome)
About:  Set in the confines of Major League Baseball, Pitch focuses on a young female pitcher, Ginny Baker, who becomes the first woman to play in the league, when she is chosen to play for the San Diego Padres

MACGYVER

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Date:  23 September
Network:  CBS
Starring:  Lucas Till (X-Men movie series)
About:  20-something Angus MacGyver creates a clandestine organization where he uses his knack for solving problems in unconventional ways to help prevent disasters from happening

VAN HELSING

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Date:  23 September
Network:  SYFY
Starring:  Kelly Overton (Legends + True Blood)
About:  Vanessa Helsing, distant relative of famous vampire hunter Abraham Van Helsing, is resurrected only to find that vampires have taken over the world. She is humanity’s last hope to lead an offensive to take back what has been lost

THE EXORCIST

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Date:  23 September
Network:  FOX
Starring:  Alfonso Herrera (Sense8) , Ben Daniels (Flesh and Bone + House of Cards) and Geena Davis (Greys Anatomy + Commander in Chief)
About:  Father Tomas Ortega is a compassionate, progressive face of the Catholic Church, whilst Father Marcus Brennan is a fierce Templar Knight raised by the Vatican to battle evil. Both cross paths when one suburban family falls into the clutches of dark forces; college student Katherine who becomes increasingly reclusive. Her younger sister Casey, meanwhile, is convinced she can hear strange noises emanating from within the walls of their family home. Their mother Angela believes the presence in their house is demonic, leading her to seek the help of the Catholic Church and leading to an epic face-off between the priests and an ancient evil

MARVEL’S LUKE CAGE

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Date:  30 September
Network:  Netflix
Starring:   Mike Colter (Agent X + Jessica Jones + The Following + The Good Wife)
About:  After a sabotaged experiment leaves him with super strength and unbreakable skin, Luke Cage becomes a fugitive trying to rebuild his life in modern day Harlem, New York City. But he is soon pulled out of the shadows and must fight a battle for the heart of his city – forcing him to confront a past he had tried to bury.

 

Melissa

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