The anticipation of this Fall seasons TV shows is almost over! This month, our TV screens will be graced with a number of exciting new shows and returning favorites. From comedy to drama and science fiction, this year’s lineup is full of diversity and excitement.
Keifer Sutherland returns to television in Designated Survivor as a member of the United States Cabinet who becomes the next president in line after a catastrophic events kills everyone else ahead of him during a State of Union address. Critics predict this is to be one of the most successful new shows of the year. This show is set to air Sept. 21st on ABC. Another favorite and heavily promoted, This is Us, is a touching story of a group of people who have the same birthday and experience difficulties in life. This drama, premiering Sept. 20th on NBC, stars Mandy Moore and Milo Ventimigilia. Fans of comedy may want to check out, The Good Place, also on NBC. It is about a woman who dies and is sent to the “good place,” however, she is not meant to be there. The show airing Sept. 22nd will star Kristen Bell and Ted Danson.
Taking big screen favorites and turning them into small screen favorites seems to be a big trend this year. Lethal Weapon, The Exorcist, Training Day and Frequency are all movies that will take on an episodic format for us all to enjoy this Fall season. Taken will also hit the small screen in late September. It will tell the story of a young Bryan Mills and how he became the skillful man in present day, based on the Liam Neeson hit. Will these concepts work as television shows? Only time will tell.
Speaking of time- time traveling sparks a big trend this season with shows like Timeless and Time after Time. Timeless is about a surprising team of individuals that travel through time to stop a criminal who stole a time machine and intends on destroying America by tampering with its past. This action filled series starring Abagail Spencer, Matt Lanter and Malcolm Barrett will air Oct. 3rd on NBC. Time after Time, based on the film by the same name, is the story of H.G. Wells and his quest to find Jack the Ripper through time. This show airing midseason will star Freddie Stroma and Josh Bowman.
Though there a number of great new shows airing, we can’t forget the returning favorites of this season. The exciting yet horrifying American Horror Story returns better than ever Sept. 14th on FOX. The popular singing competition, The Voice, will return with two new female judges, Miley Cyrus and Alicia Keys, on Sept. 9th on NBC. The fierce Lyon Family spices up our TV screens as Empire returns Sept. 21st on FOX. For the full listing of all the new and returning shows, visit Fall 2016 Lineup.
TV and Advertising
With the rise of new TV shows coming this season and returning shows progressing with popularity, this can only mean one thing for advertisers- TV is still a must have medium. Not only is TV great for reaching a broader, diverse audience, it is a great branding tool to increase brand awareness and drive up sales. When these new TV season begins, rates for placing commercials invariably goes up. That’s why it’s important for businesses to work with an advertising agency to negotiate the best rates.
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