It's that time of year again — when people are itching to break out warm autumn sweaters even as temperatures remain sweltering outside. That's right: it's almost fall. And with fall comes the return of pumpkin spice lattes, yes, and also all your favorite TV shows that were on their long summer break. There are a ton of shows returning this fall that you need to mark your calendars for whether you're a fan of reality, family dramas, sitcoms, or sexy time-traveling melodrama. September is almost upon us, after all which means that some of these shows are back before you know it. Some of the other shows, however, you'll have to be a little more patient with, as they won't hit the silver screen until October and November.
And there's truly something for everyone on TV these days, whether you're a big Netflix and Hulu user or if you stick to basic cable entirely. There are a lot of promising new shows coming to TV this fall as well, but let's focus on the returning favorites for now.
Here are nine of the best returning shows coming this fall, presented in order of their premiere dates for easy scheduling and planning purposes.