WHAT WE’RE WATCHING ON TV THIS WEEK: Premieres on ABC, CBS, NBC & FOX!By The DivaGals | September 19, 2016 | Entertainment
Fall premieres continue this week! Check out what we’ll be watching on ABC, CBS, NBC, FOX and more!
MONDAY, Sept. 19
The Voice SEASON PREMIERE (8 p.m., NBC) New judges! Alicia Keys is makeup-less, Miley Cyrus has grown her hair. Could it get anymore exciting on the new season of The Voice? How about the contestants? Watch the two-night premiere to see who’s gonna compete for top prize, season 11.
The Wendy Williams Show SEASON PREMIERE (check local listings) The queen of gossip gab is back with new hot topics and a new look!
TUESDAY, Sept. 20
Bull SERIES PREMIERE (9 p.m., CBS) Hamilton star Christopher Jackson is part of an all-star cast that works with renowned psychologist Dr. Jason Bull, who uses his skills to profile jurors for tough cases. And yes, the character is based on Dr. Phil.
Scream Queens SEASON PREMIERE (check local listings). The terrors of Kappa House are years past. Dean Munsch buys an abandoned hospital, where she recruits Drs. Brock Holt and Cassidy Cascade, medical student Zayday Williams (KeKe Palmer) and the disgraced Chanels. Of course, another deranged killer makes way to their newest home.
WEDNESDAY, Sept. 21
Lethal Weapon (8 p.m., FOX) SERIES PREMIERE. Damon Wayans is playing the straight cop to a cop on the brink, as the blend their styles to solve cases throughout Los Angeles, in this remake of the popular movie franchise.
Survivor: Millennials vs. Gen X SEASON PREMIERE (8 p.m., CBS) Fiji becomes the harsh home for two new tribes from two decidedly different generations. It’s season 33, which means some of these millennials weren’t even teens when the competition series started (good luck!).
Speechless SERIES PREMIERE (8:30 p., ABC) We were sad to see Cedric Yarbrough leave Crazy Ex-Girlfriend. But we’re so glad he’s joined the cast of Speechless, where he plays the voice, literally, to a young teen with special needs. Minnie Driver stars as the boy’s driven mom. Catch all of ABC’s season premieres of family comedy favorites: The Goldbergs, Modern Family and Black-ish, starting at 8 p.m.
Empire SEASON PREMIERE (9 p.m., FOX) You can stop holding your breath – the Lyons are back! So where are we picking up this track? Hakeem is dealing with being left at the altar as Lucious and Anika are newly married. Lucious wants to make his newest business service a huge success, but half-brother Tariq has become a major pain as he tries to investigate his newfound sibling.
Designated Survivor SERIES PREMIERE (10 p.m., ABC). Do you know what happens if the president, VP and all of the senate and House constituents are wiped out? One lowly member of congress, who stayed home that night on directive, is elevated to the presidency. In this case, our new president is #WBWD Kiefer Sutherland.
THURSDAY, Sept. 22
Notorious SERIES PREMIERE (9 p.m., ABC) Daniel Sunjata is a brilliant lawyer who knocks heads (maybe more?) with a intense TV producer. Their first mental fisticuffs? A billionaire playboy and Internet mogul may have been involved in a hit-and-run, which makes for great criminal investigative TV.
The Good Place SERIES PREMIERE (8:30 PM, NBC) A woman who was bad on earth gets into heaven accidentally. Now she has a chance to make what was once wrong now right. Read our interview with cast star William Jackson Harper.
Pitch SERIES PREMIERE (9 p.m., FOX) Meagan Holder plays Evelyn Sanders, a phenom who breaks the glass ceiling in professional baseball as its first female pitcher. See who supports her rise to fame, and the haters who just can’t see a woman in baseball (hmmm, maybe she should have a chat with Hillary Clinton!).
FRIDAY, Sept. 23
MacGyver SERIES PREMIERE (8 p.m., CBS) Get ready for a reboot! Young Angus “Mac” MacGyver ais back on the scene, solving crimes with whatever’s on hand! Justin Hires plays best pal Wilt Bozer.
SUNDAY, Sept 25
NCIS: Los Angeles SEASON PREMIERE (8:30 p.m., CBS) Season 8 begins kicsk off with the NCIS team under investigation by the Under Secretary of the Navy, and the team travels to Syria in this two-hour premiere.
Son of Zorn SERIES PREMIERE (8:30 p.m., FOX) Zorn is just like any animated dad who’s trying to reconnect with his half human/half animated son by trying to hook him up with his crush (in every wrong way possible!). Catch all of FOX’s animated line-up with The Simpsons (Season 28!), Family Guy (Season 15) and The Last Man On Earth (Season3) starting at 8 p.m.
Secrets and Lies SEASON PREMIERE (9 p.m., ABC) For Season 2, Michael Ealy‘s wife is found dead during a party for his father’s retirement. Detective Cornell wastes no time making him a suspect in the case, even though nothing is ever as it seems…
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