While several shows have been cancelled, several more vie to catch the attention of viewers this summer and fall. Drawing from comedic superstars, comic books, classic short stories and creative talents, this fall season looks promising. Look out for some of these shows coming to television this summer and fall 2013.
Marvel’s Agents of SHIELD
After the success of “The Avengers,” Joss Whedon brings the Marvel universe onto ABC with its television debut of “Marvel’s Agents of SHIELD” which focuses on the agency and agents behind the Avengers initiative. “Marvel’s Agents of SHIELD” will air Tuesdays 8 p.m. this fall.
The Michael J Fox Show
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Michael J. Fox returns to show business in this show loosely based on his life, following a television news anchor who left his job after being diagnosed with Parkinson’s only to return to anchoring years later after being a stay at home dad. “The Michael J. Fox Show” will air Thursdays 9:30/8:30C on NBC this fall.
Under The Dome
Based on the science fiction novel by Stephen King, this drama explores what happens when a small town is mysteriously cut off from the rest of the world by an impenetrable barrier surrounding the town. “Under The Dome” will premiere on Monday, June 24 on CBS.
A police drama based on a Danish/Swedish television series, “The Bridge” follows two detectives trying to stop a serial killer along the Texas/Mexico border. The series is set to air on FX on July 10.
The Crazy Ones
Featuring renowned comedic actor Robin Williams, “The Crazy Ones” follows an unorthodox but renowned advertising executive that heads a leading advertising agency staffed by an eclectic group, including his daughter. “The Crazy Ones” will air this fall on Thursdays 9/8C on CBS.
As for upcoming shows that make you wonder “what were they thinking?”
“Sleepy Hollow” places the classic short story “The Legend of Sleepy Hollow” in the modern day as Ichabod Crane is resurrected and finds himself going after the headless horseman. We’ll just leave it at that.