11 New Fall 2021 Shows You Should Be Watching

There's a lot of good stuff out there.

by Ani Bundel

As the weather gets colder and the nights grow longer, it’s time to settle in to watch TV. These new fall 2021 shows are a can't-miss lineup; from drama titles like Yellowjackets to comedies like The Sex Lives of College Girls, fans have plenty to look forward to.

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Based on the BBC series of the same name, Ghosts is about a couple who lands their dream country home, only to discover they share it with several previous (deceased) residents. The series premiered Thursday, Oct. 7, on CBS, with episodes streaming on Paramount+.

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I Know What You Did Last Summer

Based on the famous Lois Duncan thriller previously made into a 1997 film, this eight-episode mystery series about teenagers hiding a terrible secret debuted on Friday, Oct. 15, on Amazon.

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The new musical drama Queens follows four 1990s-era R&B singers who were once the biggest hip-hop girl group. Now in their 40s, the four are looking to reclaim their rightful place as industry legends. The series premiered Tuesday, Oct. 19, on ABC.

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A reboot of the 2004 series, the new 4400 updates the premise of people who vanished suddenly returning. Now, it’s about disappeared marginalized people who society never bothered to look for reappearing all at once. The show premiered Monday, Oct. 25, on The CW.



Lucy Hale returns to the small screen as DC Lake Edmonds in the Daniel Cole mystery-thriller adaptation. Her mission: find a serial killer dismembering his victims like ragdolls. The series premieres Monday, Nov. 11, on AMC+ with weekly episodes.

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The Shrink Next Door

Based on the podcast of the same name, this dark comedy stars Will Ferrell, Paul Rudd, and Kathryn Hahn in the story of a physiatrist who takes over his patient's life. The eight-episode limited series debuts with three episodes on Friday, Nov. 12, on Apple TV+.

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A dual-timeline show Yellowjackets follows the story of a soccer team who had to survive deep in the Ontario wilderness after their plane crashed and the fallout from the experience as adults 25 years on. The series debuts Sunday, Nov. 14, on Showtime.

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The Sex Lives of College Girls

Mindy Kaling’s new comedy series follows the wild adventures of four freshmen roommates who are ready to live the “college experience” in their new home of Essex College in Vermont. The 13-episode series premieres Thursday, Nov. 18, on HBO Max.

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Cowboy BeBop

Based on the cult hit sci-fi neo-noir anime, Netflix’s live-action take on the ragtag group of bounty hunters chasing down criminals across the solar system is set in 2071 and looks as gorgeous as the original. All 10 episodes arrive Friday, Nov. 19.


The Wheel of Time

Based on the Robert Jordan book series that inspired Game of Thrones, this continent-spanning, ensemble-driven fantasy has everything: monsters, magic, and even a dragon reborn. The eight-episode season debuts Friday, Nov. 19, on Amazon.

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The next Marvel Cinematic Universe small-screen entry, this holiday-themed passing-the-torch story features original Avenger Hawkeye (Jeremy Renner) training his self-proclaimed successor, Kate Bishop. The six-episode series premieres Wednesday, Nov. 24, on Disney+.

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