New TV: Watch Trailers for Fall Shows From ABC, CBS, FOX, NBC, The CW

The broadcast networks have presented their fall primetime schedules and announced some of next year's midseason shows. We've rounded up the available trailers for the new 2016/2017 offerings, so dive in and let us know which shows you'll be adding to your SideReel tracker.



Designated Survivor

"Emmy- and Golden Globe-winning actor Kiefer Sutherland (24) returns to primetime in a conspiracy thriller as Tom Kirkman, a lower-level cabinet member who unexpectedly becomes president after a devastating attack on Washington. He will struggle to prevent the country and his own family from falling into chaos, as he is thrust into one of the most difficult presidencies in history."

Still Star-Crossed

"Still Star-Crossed, a period drama from Shondaland, picks up where the famous story of Romeo and Juliet ends, charting the treachery, palace intrigue and ill-fated romances of the Montagues and Capulets in the wake of the young lovers' tragic fate. The series is based on the book by Melinda Taub."

Downward Dog

"Based on the web series, Downward Dog is about a struggling millennial, Nan (Emmy-nominated Allison Tolman, Fargo), from the point of view of her lonely and philosophical dog, Martin. One session at obedience school already makes them realize that even at their worst they may be the best thing for each other."

American Housewife

"Katie Otto (Katy Mixon, Mike and Molly), a confident, unapologetic wife and mother of three, raises her flawed family in the wealthy town of Westport, Connecticut, filled with 'perfect' mommies and their 'perfect' offspring."

Time After Time

"Based on the novel and movie Time After Time, executive producer/writer Kevin Williamson (The Vampire Diaries, Scream franchise, Dawson's Creek) delivers a fantastical cat and mouse adventure through time when famed science fiction writer H.G. Wells is transported to modern day Manhattan in pursuit of Jack the Ripper. Once H.G. arrives in New York City, he finds a world he never thought possible and a young woman who captivates him."


"Notorious is inspired by the true-life stories of famed criminal defense attorney Mark Geragos and cable news producer Wendy Walker, who serve as executive producers. The series is a provocative look at the unique, sexy and dangerous interplay of criminal law and the media."

Imaginary Mary

"Alice (Jenna Elfman, Dharma & Greg, Friends With Benefits, EDtv) is a fiercely independent career woman whose life is turned upside-down when she meets the love of her life - a divorced father with three kids. This triggers even more upheaval when the slightly unhinged imaginary friend she created as a child suddenly reappears to help her navigate the transition from single girl to a woman ready for a family."


"Maya DiMeo (Minnie Driver, About a Boy, The Riches, Good Will Hunting) is a mom on a mission who will do anything for her husband, Jimmy, and kids Ray, Dylan, and JJ, her eldest son with special needs. 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.'"


"Lawyer and former First Daughter Hayes Morrison (Hayley Atwell, Marvel's Agent Carter) is about to accept a job offered from her sexy nemesis, NY District Attorney Wayne Wallis, to avoid jail time for cocaine possession and avoid hurting her mother's Senate campaign. Working with his team at the new Conviction Integrity Unit will let her use her brilliant mind to turn over cases, where there is credible suspicion of wrongful conviction, and give her a chance to turn things around with her high-powered political family."




"Bull stars Michael Weatherly as Dr. Jason Bull in a drama inspired by the early career of Dr. Phil McGraw, the founder of one of the most prolific trial consulting firms of all time."


"MacGyver, a reimagining of the classic series, is an action-adventure drama about 20-something Angus 'Mac' MacGyver (Lucas Till) who creates a clandestine organization within the U.S. government where he uses his extraordinary talent for unconventional problem solving and vast scientific knowledge to save lives."

Kevin Can Wait

"Kevin Can Wait stars Kevin James as a newly retired police officer looking forward to spending carefree, quality time with his wife and three kids, only to discover he faces tougher challenges at home than he ever did on the streets."

Man With a Plan

"Man With a Plan stars Golden Globe Award winner Matt LeBlanc in a comedy about a contractor who starts spending more time with his kids when his wife goes back to work and discovers the truth every parent eventually realizes: their little angels are maniacs."

The Great Indoors

"The Great Indoors stars Joel McHale in a comedy about a renowned adventure reporter for an outdoor magazine who must adapt to the times when he becomes the desk-bound boss to a group of millennials in the digital department of the publication."

Training Day

"Training Day is a crime thriller that begins 15 years after the events of the feature film, about a young, idealistic police officer who is tapped to go undercover in an elite squad of the LAPD where he partners with a veteran, morally ambiguous detective."

Star Trek (Bonus Preview)

Coming soon to CBS All Access.




"Police work isn't rocket science. It's harder. Inspired by true events, APB is a new police drama with a high-tech twist from executive producer/director Len Wiseman (Lucifer, Underworld) and executive producer/writer Matt Nix (Burn Notice)."

The Exorcist

"Directed by Rupert Wyatt (Rise of the Planet of the Apes), The Exorcist is a propulsive psychological thriller following two very different priests tackling one family's case of horrifying demonic possession."

Lethal Weapon

"Combining action and drama with friendship and humor, Lethal Weapon reboots the hit movie franchise, as it follows classic cop duo Riggs and Murtaugh, who are working a crime-ridden beat in modern-day Los Angeles."

Making History

"Produced by Phil Lord and Chris Miller (Lego Movie, 21 Jump Street), and written by Julius 'Goldy' Sharpe (The Grinder, Family Guy), the new comedy Making History follows three friends from two different centuries as they try to balance the thrill of time travel with the mundane concerns of their present-day lives."

The Mick

"The Mick is a no-holds-barred single-camera comedy that gives new meaning to the phrase 'dysfunctional family.'"


"From executive producers Dan Fogelman (Cars, Crazy, Stupid, Love.) and Rick Singer (Younger, American Dad), Pitch is the dramatic and inspirational story of a young pitcher who becomes the first woman to play Major League Baseball."

Shots Fired

"Examining the dangerous aftermath of racially charged shootings in a small Southern town, Shots Fired is a dramatic new event series that is a 'why done it?' and a 'who done it?'"

Son of Zorn

Featuring the voice of Jason Sudeikis (The Last Man on Earth, Horrible Bosses, We're the Millers), Son of Zorn is a new hybrid live-action/animated comedy about an animated warrior from a faraway island in the Pacific Ocean - where everything and everyone is animated - who returns to Orange County, CA, to win back his live-action ex-wife and teenage son.

24: Legacy

"24: Legacy chronicles an adrenaline-fueled race against the clock to stop a devastating terrorist attack on United States soil - in the same real-time format that has propelled this genre-defining series."

Prison Break

"In the thrilling new event series Prison Break, original series stars Wentworth Miller, Dominic Purcell, Sarah Wayne Callies, Amaury Nolasco, Robert Knepper, Rockmond Dunbar and Paul Adelstein are reunited for an all-new adventure spanning the globe."


"Academy Award and Golden Globe nominee Lee Daniels - creator and executive producer of broadcast's No. 1 series, Empire - partners with Tom Donaghy (The Whole Truth) to pull back the curtain on music's gritty and dark reality in Star."

The Rocky Horror Picture Show (Bonus Preview)

"FOX is doing the Time Warp, with a brand-new production of the 1975 cult classic The Rocky Horror Picture Show, set to air Fall 2016."




"From Eric Kripke (Revolution, Supernatural), Shawn Ryan (The Shield) and the producers of The Blacklist comes this thrilling action-adventure series in which a mysterious criminal steals a secret state-of-the-art time machine, intent on destroying America as we know it by changing the past."

This Is Us

"Sometimes life will surprise you. Starring Mandy Moore (A Walk to Remember), Milo Ventimiglia (Heroes, Gilmore Girls) and Sterling K. Brown (The People V. O.J. Simpson: American Crime Story), this refreshingly honest and provocative series follows a unique ensemble whose paths cross and their life stories intertwine in curious ways."

The Good Place

"From Michael Schur, executive producer of Brooklyn Nine-Nine, Parks and Recreation and The Office, comes a smart, unique new comedy that follows Eleanor Shellstrop (Kristen Bell, House of Lies, Veronica Mars), 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."


The CW

No Tomorrow

"Based on the International Emmy-nominated Brazilian format from Grupo Globo, No Tomorrow is a romantic comedy with the ultimate ticking clock."


"Separated by twenty years, father and daughter have reunited on a frequency only they can hear, but can they rewrite the story of their lives without risking everyone they love?"

What are your favorites? Let us know in the comments below!



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May 22, 2016 2:01AM EDT

Well, if only some of the comedy shows turn out as good as they seem to, my fall will be swamped. But what is up with all the time-travelling and mother role-ing?

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May 20, 2016 1:42PM EDT

Time travel certainly seems to be trendy. I'm cautiously optimistic about "Making History."


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May 21, 2016 2:20AM EDT

I'm floored by how many new shows are set to premiere on a few of these networks (one had 12!!). Is it just me, or is this unusual to have trailers in mid-May ahead of the fall season? Not to mention that some of these are most likely scheduled to be mid-season replacements.

That concerns me for their lack of quality vs. quantity. I'll admit some of the dramas/dramedies look good, but there are far too many "reboots" or movies-turned-TV shows in the lineups. And I thought Hollywood was running out of movie scripts! TV has hit the skids, too.

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May 21, 2016 9:07PM EDT

Many of these will be canceled after the first season.


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May 21, 2016 11:49PM EDT

There seem to be a lot of remakes and movies turned into TV series...not much here to get excited about.

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May 27, 2016 6:16AM EDT

OMG Star Trek - about bloody time!!!!!!

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