For some, fall brings the promise of cooler weather and football games. But for Chicago TV Examiner, the best part of fall is the return of primetime television.
One of the perks of writing about TV is that we get pilot screeners early; most networks send them in late May after their upfront week presentations. Now that we’ve reached September and most premieres are only weeks or even days away, we can finally talk about our favorite new shows.
It was not easy to narrow the list down to our top five new series, let alone put them in order based on our excitement level, but that’s what we have done. Scroll through the choices and then hit the comments and tell us which freshman shows you’re looking forward to checking out this season.