When to Watch: Tuesday, Oct. 14 at 9:30 p.m.What to Expect: When NBC's critically-loved comedy About a Boy returns for its second season this fall, Marcus is going to have a new friend! And this time, his buddy will be a lot closer to his age. Jacob Hopkins is set to guest-star on the Oct. 14 season premiere as Eddie, the leader of Marcus' new group. Eddie is a year older than Marcus, and less "dweeby." Is this going to be a match made on the playground, or will Marcus regret hanging out with this new crew?
When to Watch: Wednesday, Oct. 8 at 10 p.m.What to Expect: The year is 1952 and Jessica Lange is Elsa Mars, the owner of one of the last remaining sideshow attractions in the US. Sarah Paulson plays conjoined twins Bette and Dot Tattler, Kathy Bates plays Ethel Darling, the ex-wife to Michael Chiklis' strongman character Wendell Del Toredo and Evan Peters plays their son. Angela Bassett plays Wendell's new wife Desiree Dupree. Emmar Roberts, Frances Conroy and Gabourey Sidibe are also back in the saddle for the next AHS chapter. Patti LaBelle will play Sidibe's character's mother. Body of Proof veteran John Carroll Lynch will play the terrifying new villain…probably a clown because clowns are the stuff of your nightmares. Hunger Games veteran Wes Bentley will also appear.
When to Watch: Wednesday, Oct. 8 at 8 p.m. What to Expect: Felicity and Oliver's first date! Too bad it will be a total disaster. "There's actually a line in the script where after you see what happens on the date, she even says, 'That was still not my worst date!'" executive producer Andrew Kreisberg shared with us. Plus, we'll finally get to see Roy Harper in action in his seriously awesome Arsenal superhero suit. And finally, prepare for the arrival of Ra's al Ghul!
When to Watch: Tuesday, Sept. 23 at 10 p.m.What to Expect: Not only is Matty going to be dealing with some (literally) crazy baby mama drama with pregnant psycho Eva, but he's also going to be dealing with some mama drama of his own. "Matty is going to continue his quest to get answers about his biological parents and childhood," executive producer Mike Chessler said. "And he may actually meet one of his biological parents."
When to Watch: Monday, Sept. 22 at 10 p.m. What to Expect: Two fan favorite TV ladies will be visiting last season's breakout hit: Weeds' Mary-Louise Parker, who will recur as Naomi Hyland, a woman with mysterious ties to Red, and Krysten Ritter, who will pop up in the premiere as a troubled data security firm analyst.
When to Watch: Thursday, Sept. 25 at 8 p.m.What to Expect: Bones is hitting a huge milestone this season: reaching 200 episodes! Executive producer Stephen Nathan promises the "day in the life" episode will be "out of the ordinary," showing all of the characters in a new light. After 10 years, it's impressive that we can still learn more Bones, Booth, et al. And we'll also see "a different side" of Booth as he starts off the season in jail, and Emily Deschanel previewed, "Booth is not safe in prison. He's a federal agent. He's put a lot of people in prison who don't like him. Even the guards don't like him."
When to Watch: Sunday, Sept. 28 at 8:30 p.m. What to Expect: A major role reversal in season two! "The brash young Detective Peralta returns from his undercover duty hoping that the squad and everything will still remain the same, and in the course of his undercover work, the NYPD has gotten a new commissioner," Andre Braugher told us. "So things are radically changing and Holt is on the cutting edge of this. So the old, stodgy Captain wants everything to change and the young, brash detective wants everything to stay the same." Also, NFL star Terrell Owens is also set to make a guest appearance as himself, Kyra Sedgwick will play a rival of Captain Holt and Eva Longoria will make her return to TV to woo Jake as a defense attorney.
When to Watch: Monday, Sept. 29 at 10 p.m.What to Expect: After that seriously fiery cliffhanger, which totally killed our dreams of one of the most highly anticipated TV weddings ever, you can expect to see the season seven premiere pick up right where we left off: Castle is missing and Kate on a mission to find her missing groom. Plus, The Wire's Ryan Sands will assist Kate in the most difficult case of her career, playing a Hamptons police sargeant, while The Closer's Gina Ravera will guest in the second episode of the season.
When to Watch: Tuesday, Sept. 23 at 10 p.m.What to Expect: Everything will change for Firehouse 51 after the harrowing explosion that ended season two. Severide has gone missing and Casey (Jesse Spencer) works to track him down in the season three premiere. Plus, Mills receives some unexpected news about a relative. Jon Seda, Gordon Clapp, Kenny Johnson, Randy Flagler and Amy Morton guest star.
When to Watch: Wednesday, Sept. 24 at 10 p.m. What to Expect: "Who killed Jin?" That is the mystery that will be answered as season two kicks off. The intelligence unit will be thrown after an undercover operation turns into a manhunt involving two very dangerous brothers. Meanwhile, Voight will have to deal with an unexpected blast from his troubled son Justin's past.
When to Watch: Wednesday, Oct. 1 at 9 p.m. What to Expect: Jennifer Love Hewitt is joining the show as a series regular! The Ghost Whisperer star will play the BAU's new team member, Kate Callahan. But Blake isn't forgotten just yet as Thomas Gibson previewed that fans will get answers about that mysterious text message Hotch received. "You'll find out what it says and it's important," he spilled. Bonus: Gibson is set to direct the Halloween outing, which he told us is "really creepy."
When to Watch: Sunday, Sept. 28 at 10 p.m.What to Expect: Some new, but familiar faces! Season 15 kicks off with Russell and Finlay investigating a crime scene where they recognize the M.O. of the Gig Harbor killer who was captured and put on death row years ago. Mark-Paul Gosselaar guest stars as twins Jared Briscoe and Paul Winthrop, and Mark Valley appears as an old flame of Finlay.
When to Watch: Thursday, Oct. 30 at 10 p.m.What to Expect: Plenty of new and returning faces. Ophelia Lovibond will play Kitty Walker, Sherlock's new protégé. Look for her to create friction between everybody, including Joan, and the good Dr. Watson will be working independently from Sherlock when season three picks up. Meanwhile, Mad Men's Rich Sommer will return as Harlan Emple. Lucy Liu will also step behind the camera once again to direct an episode of Elementary.
When to Watch: Wednesday, Sept. 24 at 8:30 p.m. What to Expect: An epic homage to John Hughes! "Every season we're going to pay homage to one of Adam [Goldberg]'s favorite ‘80s movies, so we did the Goonies last year," Troy Gentile spilled to us. "He said this year we're going to pay homage to a John Hughes film, so I'm hoping for The Breakfast Club."
When to Watch: Sunday, Sept. 21 at 9 p.m.What to Expect: The unexpected! The Good Wife made sure nobody saw Will Gardner's death last season coming and will continue the momentum and storylines it set into motion. Eli asked Alicia to run for State's Attorney, but she's not having it…or is she? Plus, an internal crisis for Cary at Florrick/Agos. New faces include Taye Diggs, who decides to join Florrick/Agos with Diane, and Steven Pasquale as Alicia's potential campaign manager. Carrie Preston and Mike Colter will return.
When to Watch: Thursday, Sept. 25 at 8 p.m.What to Expect: Filling in the huge, gaping void Sandra Oh left when she departed Shonda Rhimes' long-running medical drama at the end of last season is Oscar winner Geena Davis, who booked a major guest arc on the upcoming 11th season as a new Grey-Sloan Memorial surgeon. Plus, Rhimes has revealed that we can expect this season to be all about Meredith and how she's coping with losing her person, potentially losing her husband and discovering yet another half-sister who shows up to work at Grey-Sloan Memorial. Thankfully Alex steps in to be her new person...but Jo won't be too happy about her beau's close friendship with Mere.
When to Watch: Friday, Oct. 24 at 9 p.m.What to Expect: Monroe and Rosalee have to put their honeymoon on hold in order to find out what happened to Nick and attempt to reverse it. Meanwhile, Sergeant Wu's biggest fears become reality and Viktor tries to make the most out of the "hexenbaby" situation and makes Adalind his prisoner. Oh, and even more dangerous wesen make their way to Portland.
When to Watch: Sunday, Oct. 5 at 9 p.m.What to Expect: No Brody and no Brody family. Producers said Dana, your favorite character, will "probably not" show up in the new season. But Brody's influence will still be felt. Carrie is now working in the field, Saul has gone private and Rupert Friend will be back! What about Carrie's bundle of joy? She was forced to leave the baby at home now that she's back in the Middle East. Plus, producers revealed we'll meet five or six new characters this season, incuding Corey Stoll as Sandy Bachman, the CIA chief of station in Pakistan.
When to Watch: Wednesday, Sept. 24 at 9 p.m.What to Expect: Benson has her hands full now that she's back in control of the squad and raising her foster son. The premiere features the detectives taking on a dangerous prostitution ring and a new detective (played by Peter Scanavino) joins the squad. In the second episode of the season, guest starring Teri Polo, Stacy Keach and Henry Simmons, a pro basketball player is brought up on rape charges.
When to Watch: Tuesday, Sept. 23, at 9 p.m. What to Expect: Prepare to meet a whole lot of new faces in season two, with Reed Diamond, a Dollhouse favorite, playing the big bad, Hydra villain Daniel Whitehall, and Nick Blood joining as Lance Hunter. Oh yeah, and Lucy Lawless will play a S.H.I.E.L.D. veteran. Plus, Jed Whedon spilled to us that Cobie Smulders will be back in action as Maria Hill, saying, "We have plans to bring her in and see her." And if that's not enough kickass women for you, Friday Night Lights' Adrienne Palicki is set to play Marvel super spy Bobbi Morse aka Mockingbird.
When to Watch: Tuesday, Sept. 16 at 9:30 p.m. What to Expect: Mindy and Danny are a couple now, bitches! Mindy Kaling told us she's drawing inspiration from couples such as I Love Lucy's Lucy and Desi and Modern Family's Claire and Phil for the couple's season three vibe, but the arrival of Danny's mother, played by Rhea Perlman, who will prove to be "a major source of conflict" for our heroine, per Kaling.
When to Watch: Wednesday, Sept. 24 at 9 p.m.What to Expect: The honeymoon is over…literally! After the big finale wedding between Cam and Mitch last season, the two newlyweds return home from their honeymoon and find that married life is not at all what they expected to be.
When to Watch: Monday, Sept. 29 at 8:30 p.m. What to Expect: Struggles are ahead for Christy, Bonnie and Violet in season two. After running into money troubles, the family is "basically homeless the first half of the season," star Sadie Calvano revealed. And Violet will also be dealing with the difficult decision to give up her baby for adoption in the finale. "You can expect to see Violet and her family really deal with the ramifications of that decision."
When to Watch: Wednesday, Sept. 24 at 10 p.m.What to Expect: Get ready for one mother of a season on Nashville, since Juliette Barnes is preggers! That's right, Hayden Panettiere's perfectly-timed real-life pregnancy is being written into the show, and someone better call Maury, because Juliette doesn't know if her baby is ex-boyfriend Avery's or slimeball record exec Jeff Fordham's. Looks like that one night stand is going to continue to ruin Juliette's life. (Oh, and DWTS pro Derek Hough is guesting as a possible love interest for her.) Plus, the season premiere is going to be live!