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Coming Soonish To A TV Near You

Which among these new shows has the potential to be must see TV?

Coming Soonish To A TV Near You

Yesterday, we discussed TV shows that have been cancelled or renewed. Today, we’re taking a peek at the new shows we might* be watching come the 2014 fall TV season.**

*Might being a bit too hopeful of a term for some of these shows …
**These are the new shows that will premiere at the start of the new season. Midseason shows or shows whose premiere dates have yet to be announced—such as the amazing looking Galavant—aren’t included below.



Andre 'Dre' Johnson has a great job, a beautiful wife, Rainbow, four kids, and a colonial home in the 'burbs. But has success brought too much assimilation for this black family?


In her sixth year of law school, Cristela is finally on the brink of landing her first big (unpaid) internship at a prestigious law firm. The only problem is that her pursuit of success is more ambitious than her traditional Mexican-American family thinks is appropriate.


Doctor Henry Morgan, New York City’s star medical examiner, has a secret. He doesn’t just study the dead to solve criminal cases, he does it to solve the mystery that has eluded him for 200 years—the answer to his own inexplicable immortality.

How to Get Away With Murder

The brilliant, charismatic and seductive Professor Annalise Keating gets entangled with four law students from her class, "How to Get Away with Murder." Little do they know that they will have to apply what they learned to real life.

Manhattan Love Story

This romantic comedy exposes the differences between men and women through the unfiltered thoughts, and often contradictory actions, of a new couple who have just begun dating.


Loosely based on My Fair Lady, Selfie explores the modern struggles of Eliza and Henry, as he tries to teach her how to live life offline—whether she 'likes' it or not.


CSI: Cyber

No trailer, but if you’re a CSI fan, you likely saw the recent episode that served as a backdoor pilot for this new series.

A drama inspired by the advanced technological work of real-life CyberPsychologist Mary Aiken. Special Agent Avery Ryan heads the Cyber Crime Division of the FBI, a unit at the forefront of solving illegal activities that start in the mind, live online, and play out in the real world.

Madame Secretary

Elizabeth McCord is the newly appointed Secretary of State who drives international diplomacy, battles office politics and circumvents protocol as she negotiates global and domestic issues, both at the White House and at home.

The McCarthys

A multi-camera comedy about a loud, sports-crazed Boston family whose somewhat athletically challenged son, Ronny, is chosen by his father to be his assistant high school basketball coach, much to the surprise of his more qualified siblings.

NCIS: New Orleans

A drama about the local field office that investigates criminal cases affecting military personnel in the Big Easy, a city known for its music, entertainment and decadence. Leading the team is Special Agent Dwayne Pride, a native of NOLA who is driven by his need to do what is right.


A high-octane drama inspired by the true story of an eccentric genius and his team of brilliant misfits working to protect the U.S. from high-tech threats.


A psychological thriller about detectives who investigate stalking incidents—including voyeurism, cyber harassment and romantic fixation—for the Threat Assessment Unit of the LAPD.

The CW

The Flash

After a freak accident with a cutting edge particle accelerator, Barry Allen is struck by lightning. Barry awakens to find the accident has given him the power of super speed and becomes The Flash.

Jane the Virgin

Jane Villanueva is a driven young woman studying to become a teacher, nursing a dream to be a writer, and supporting herself with a job at a hot new Miami hotel. All of Jane's life plans are turned upside down when she sees her doctor for a routine check-up and is accidentally artificially inseminated with a specimen meant for the patient in the next room.



When a young boy is found dead on an idyllic beach, a major police investigation gets underway in the small California seaside town where the tragedy occurred.


Before there was Batman, there was Gotham. Everyone knows the name Commissioner Gordon. But what is known of Gordon's story and his rise from rookie detective to Police Commissioner?


A multi-camera ensemble comedy series about a rising stand-up comic trying to take his career to the next level and the friends and mentors who lift him up, hold him back and push him around.

Red Band Society

What if a hospital was the place where you fell in love for the first time and made friendships that lasted a lifetime? And what if it was all weirdly hilarious and the most fun you ever had in your entire life?


Based on the hit Dutch television series, fifteen pioneering Americans move to an isolated, undeveloped location—for an entire year—where they are challenged to create their own civilization from scratch.


A to Z

This is the A-to-Z story of Andrew and Zelda—a pair that almost wasn't—and all that happened from the day they met.

Bad Judge

Wild child Rebecca Wright knows how to have a good time, but she also happens to be one of L.A.'s toughest and most respected criminal court judges.


Based on the wildly popular DC Comics series Hellblazer, seasoned demon hunter and master of the occult John Constantine specializes in giving hell ... hell.

Marry Me

The only thing we know for sure is these two are destined to be together whether they can get it together or not.

The Mysteries of Laura

A brilliant NYPD homicide detective balances her Columbo day job with a crazy family life that includes two unruly twin boys and a soon-to-be ex-husband

State of Affairs

Top CIA analyst Charleston Tucker assembles the President's Daily Briefing (PDB) while trying to get to the bottom of her fiancé's murder that will reveal itself as a shocking mystery.

Any of these pique your interest? Are you as embarrassed for Karen Gillan and John Cho (see: Selfie) and the cast of the horribly named CSI: Cyber as I am? Let’s discuss below.

Mandy Curtis's photo About the Author: Mandy is a small town girl living in a nerdy world, or—if you want to get literal—an editor/writer living in Austin, TX. In addition to yearning for YA books—the more dystopian or fantastical, the better—she can also be found swooning over superheroes, dreaming of The Doctor and grinning at GIFs.