Top Ten Tuesday is a weekly meme hosted by The Broke and the Bookish. This week’s theme was a fall TV freebie, so I chose ten fifteen series premiering in fall 2016 or winter 2017 for which I am most definitely setting a series recording on my DVR.


Atlanta, September 6 on FX:Two cousins with different views on art versus commerce on their way up through the Atlanta rap scene.

Queen Sugar, September 6 on USA:Two sisters move to the heart of Louisiana to claim an 800-acre sugarcane farm inheritance from their recently departed father.

Quarry, September 9 on USA:A Marine returns home from Vietnam in 1972 only to find himself being shunned by those he loves and demonized by the public.

Pitch, September 22 on Fox:A young pitcher becomes the first woman to play in the Major Leagues.

Luke Cage, September 30 on Netflix:Given super strength and durability by a sabotaged experiment, a wrongly accused man escapes prison to become a superhero for hire.


Conviction, October 3 on ABC:A brilliant young attorney is blackmailed to head up NYC’s new Conviction Integrity Unit and investigate cases where people may have been wrongly convicted.

Timeless, October 3 on NBC:An unlikely trio travels through time to battle unknown criminals in order to protect history as we know it.


Frequency, October 5 on CW:A police detective discovers that she can speak via a ham radio with her estranged father who died twenty years prior, and the two decide to work together to change the history of tragic events to come while also getting the chance to heal their complicated relationship.

Insecure, October 9 on HBO:The awkward experiences and racy tribulations of a modern-day African-American woman.


The Crown, November 4 on Netflix:Queen Elizabeth II is a 25-year-old newlywed faced with the daunting prospect of leading the world’s most famous monarchy while forging a relationship with legendary Prime Minister Sir Winston Churchill.

Making History, 2017 on Fox:Three friends from two different centuries try to balance the thrill of time travel with the mundane concerns of their present-day lives.


Powerless, 2017 on USA:An insurance company deals with the destruction left by DC Superheros.

Still Star-Crossed, 2017 on ABC:A period drama that picks up where Romeo and Juliet left off, charting the treachery, palace intrigue, and ill-fated romances of the Montagues and Capulets in the wake of the young lovers’ tragic fate.


Riverdale, 2017 on CW:A subversive take on Archie, Betty, Veronica, and their friends, exploring the surrealism of small town life – the darkness and weirdness bubbling beneath Riverdale’s wholesome facade.

Time After Time, 2017 on USA:The adventures of young H.G. Wells and his time machine.

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