Mondays, FOX (Sept. 21)
Set 15 years after the events of the 2002 movie, Minority Report takes place in 2065 where precogs, a.k.a. crime oracles, Dash (Stark Sands) and his foster sister Agatha (Laura Regan) are trying to conduct relatively normal lives after the Pre-Crime Unit they worked for dismantled. Now, Dash is the greatest assistant of all time to Detective Lara Vega (Meagan Good), who has no idea he can predict crimes, while also using his new position to find his missing twin brother Arthur (Nick Zano). Can he keep his gift a secret as everyone and their mother go looking for precogs?
BBC America (Sept. 19)
The Doctor (Peter Capaldi) and Clara Oswald (Jenna Coleman) are back as they continue their adventures across time and space in the Tardis. Along the way they combat Daleks, visit alien planets, and -- once again -- encounter Missy (Michelle Gomez), previously a leader of an undead Cyberman army. As usual, look out for an extensive guest cast on Season 9, including Maisie Williams, who plays fan-favorite Arya Stark on HBO’s Game of Thrones. That’s enough to make our excited geek faces explode.
Thursdays, NBC (Sept. 21)
A woman, covered head to toe in tattoos, is found inside an abandoned duffle bag in Times Square. Suffering from amnesia, the woman, Jane Doe (Jaimie Alexander), is taken into FBI custody where they quickly realize that her crazy tattoos can be used to solve crimes. (Say, WHAT?) Teaming up with Supervisory Special Agent Kurt Weller (Sullivan Stapleton), the two will work together to solve the mystery of who this badass Jane Doe really is.
Thursdays, NBC (Sept. 24)
It’s BACK! Time to settle in. At the end of the original Heroes series, Claire Bennet (Hayden Panettiere) revealed her healing ability to the world. But, thanks to a terrorist attack that destroyed the city of Odessa, Texas, the government has forced anyone with special powers to go into hiding. HRG (Jack Coleman), a.k.a. Horn-Rimmed Glasses, is pulled out of retirement to uncover the truth behind the disaster. No way he’s doing it alone, though, so he’s bringing back some old friends (YES!) and recruiting a few new Heroes to save the world once again. Start. Please. NOW.
Based off the book series by James S.A. Corey, The Expanse is set 200 years in the future where humans now fully occupy space. It follows jaded detective Josephus Miller (Thomas Jane) and former first officer of an ice freighter James Holden (Steven Strait) as they try locating a missing girl. What he uncovers along the way is a conspiracy that may alter mankind and a population ready to revolt in order to enact change. So... no pressure.
USA Network (Oct. 2015)
Set in a dystopian future, former FBI agent Will Bowman (Josh Holloway) and his wife Katie (Sarah Wayne Callies) are struggling to survive a depleted, but occupied Los Angeles. After an invasion left the city in shambles, the Bowmans were separated from their son, and they’re determined to get him back by any means necessary. While they contemplate collaborating with the very government the people hate to reunite with their son, they’ll also try winning back the people’s freedom. Just another day in L.A.?
Disney XD (Fall 2015)
Get ready, rebels! There are some familiar faces joining the Ghost crew in Season 2, including Star Wars universe fan-favorites Captain Rex (voiced by Dee Bradley Baker) and Ahsoka Tano (voiced by Ashley Eckstein). Also added to the list of semi-regular appearances will be Darth Vader, with the one-and-only James Earl Jones reprising that iconic voice. So will Ahsoka confront Vader? Is Hondu really coming back? And - WTF - who is going to die based off the Season 2 trailer?!? Don’t make us throw something.
The CW (2016)
The war with Mount Weather is over. The 100 emerged victorious, but at what cost? Season 3 starts with a time jump and picks up a couple of months after Clarke (Eliza Taylor) walked off into the woods and left the remaining 44 with Camp Jaha. Questions we’re hoping to get answered: Where is Clarke now? How are the 44 adapting to being reunited with the Sky People? And what does the A.I. Jaha encounter have planned for the remaining human race? Ugh...the WAIT.
WE BELIEVED. The original X-Files followed federal agents Fox Mulder (David Duchovny) and Dana Scully (Gillian Anderson) as they investigated paranormal activity and crimes. And now they’re back -- Agents Mulder and Scully have been drawn together by the disappearance of an alien abductee, of course. Having been separated for far too long, however, both must learn how to work together again to solve this new mystery.