As September begins to take hold of summer and we retreat into sweatpants, consume copious amounts of pie, listen to nothing but Cocteau Twins, and find ourselves wallowing in a general feeling of melancholy depression, there’s no better time to shoot some tubular cathode rays into our eyeballs from the comfort of our own homes. Here’s a list of the shows we’re most excited to see this fall.
SONS OF ANARCHY (Final Season)
Tuesday September 9 at 10PM | FX
Marilyn Manson guest stars as a neo-Nazi drug addict in Kurt Sutter’s final installment of the West coast biker outlaw epic.
THE MINDY PROJECT (Season 3)
Tuesday September 16 at 10PM | FOX
Mindy Kaling plays a lovable gynecologist bumbling through her personal and professional lives.
TIM AND ERIC’S BEDTIME STORIES (Season 2)
Thursday September 18 at 12:15AM | Adult Swim
Largely overlooked comic genie Tim Heidecker and Eric Wareheim once again team up for their signature blend of deadpan, satire, and gross-out humor featuring John C. Reilly and Zach Galifianakis.
THE GOOD WIFE (Season 6)
Sunday September 21 at 9:30PM | CBS
A slew of critically acclaimed performances power this political drama about a wife who must make do after a scandal puts her husband, a state attorney, in jail.
MODERN FAMILY (Season 6)
Wednesday September 24 at 9PM | ABC
The mockumentary favorite follows a close-knit and diverse extended family in the suburbs of LA.
HOMELAND (Season 4)
Sunday October 5 at 9PM | Showtime
Claire Danes plays an unstable CIA agent assigned to a dangerous military outpost in the Middle East.
MULANEY (Season 1)
Sunday October 5 at 9:30PM | FOX
Upcoming Seinfeld-esque stand-up-punctuated sitcom created by comedian and former Saturday Night Live writer John Mulaney, who stars as a fictionalized version of himself.
AMERICAN HORROR STORY: FREAKSHOW (Season 4)
Wednesday October 8 at 10PM | FX
Set in 1950s Florida and based on one of the last legitimate freakshows in history, Freakshow marks the fourth season of the soapy-camp horror tale from writer Ryan Murphy.
THE WALKING DEAD (Season 5)
Sunday October 12 at 9PM | AMC
Post-apocalyptic horror drama series developed by Frank Darabont, based on the comic book series. Sheriff’s deputy Rick Grimes awakens from a coma to find a world dominated by flesh-eating zombies.
THE NEWSROOM (Final Season)
November 2014 | HBO
Jeff Daniels plays irreverent news anchor Will McAvoy in the final episodes of the acclaimed political drama.