Grab that remote: must-see TV shows for the fall season (Review)

Ready, set (the DVR), and go watch some tv!  Here are our grades for this season’s must-see shows:


Starring Ben McKenzie, Cory Michael Smith, Jada Pinkett Smith

8 pm (Eastern) Mondays/Fox

Grade: A-

Fox’s hit crime television series, Gotham, is based on the characters published by DC comics in the Batman franchise. The series tells the story of Detective James Gordon’s early days on the Gotham City Police Force. The series also includes the origin of not only Bruce Wayne but several Batman villains such as Penguin, Riddler, Catwoman, Joker, and Harvey Dent. (Photo: Official Fox website)









The Flash

Starring Grant Gustin, Candice Patton, Danielle Panabaker

8pm Tuesdays/CW

Grade: B

The Flash television series is based on the DC comics character Barry Allen (a.k.a. The Flash). The series focuses on Barry becoming a crime scene investigator for the Central City Police Department. Allen is soon struck by lightning from the storm and doused with chemicals in his lab. After a nine-month coma, he discovers he has the ability to move at superhuman speeds. (Photo: Official CW website)





American Horror Story: Freak Show

Starring Evan Peters, Emma Roberts, Jessica Lange

10pm Wednesdays/FX

Grade: A

Freak Show is American Horror Story’s fourth season of the horror series. Freak Show is set in 1952 Jupiter, Florida, telling the story of one of the last remaining freak shows in America and their struggle for survival. (Photo: Official FX website)




How To Get Away With Murder

Starring Viola Davis, Billy Brown

10pm Thursdays/ABC

Grade: B-


ABC’s drama series, How To Get Away With Murder has had an successful TV debut. The pilot episode gained 14 million viewers. The series follows the personal and professional life of Annalise Keating, a criminal law professor at a fictional Middleton University in Philadelphia. Annalise selects a group of her best students from her university class to work at her defense attorney firm. (Photo: Official ABC website)