Wednesday, August 24, 2011

GeekTonic Guide to TV-New Fall 2011 TV Cable Networks

The Fall 2011 TV Season is nearly upon us.  To get things started GeekTonic is running through all of the new TV series coming this Fall.  The past few days we’ve covered the new shows on CBS, new series on FOX, series premieres on ABC, NBC, CW and finally, the  new series on the Cable networks.  We’ll cover most of the new series here leaving out a few reality shows and other less interesting new series.  I will have a complete list of all new series next.

Other Network Premieres Covered:


24 Hours in the ER – Monday, 9/26 on BBCA 9pm

A reality series that follows the goings on at London’s King’s College Hospital


American Horror Story – Wednesday, 10/5 on FX 10pm

A new “horror” drama series co-created by former Nip/Tuck executive producers and current Glee co-creators/executive producers Ryan Murphy and Brad Falchuk.  The story is centered around The Harmons, a family who move from Boston to Los Angeles as a means to reconcile past anguish.

Boss – Friday, 10/21 on STARZ 10pm

A new crime drama from STARZ.  Kelsey Grammer plays Mayor Tom Kane – the boss of Chicago's web of power.

Enlightened – Monday, 10/10 on HBO 9:30pm

A new comedy on HBO focusing on a self-destructive woman played by Laura Dern.  Dern’s character has a meltdown and then a “spiritual awakening”.


Homeland – Sunday, 10/2 on Showtime 10pm

A new drama from Showtime starring Claire Danes and Damian Lewis.  It’s a psychological thriller following Carrie (Claire Danes), a CIA officer with her own problems who becomes convinced that a rescue of a U.S. soldier was a setup and not what it seems.


Rise Up – Tuesday, 9/13 on ESPN 7pm

A new reality series tells the story of four communities coming together to renovate their local high school’s athletic facilities.  The inspirational, four-episode series will showcase renovation projects from start to finish and will also focus on giving students advice, training, and tools that they can use to become better athletes.


That’s it for the new series trailers.  Next up is a complete list of all new TV series.