In a world full of prequels, sequels, and “most ambitious crossover events in history” it can feel like there really is nothing new out there. A quick glance at the Fall TV landscape seems to confirm this truth, with countless reboots, adaptations, and new shows that feel like well-worn territory (looking at you
But a closer look reveals that there’s plenty of fresh and unique shows to watch this fall, even if many of them aren’t entirely original. Whether you’re looking for a bone-chilling taken on modern America, an escapist epic that’s great for all ages, or a blood-soaked video game adaptation that surprisingly doesn’t suck, we’ve got you covered.
Inverse is kicking off one of the busiest times of the year for any television fan with a roundup of 15 shows worth checking out this fall. We’re looking at five great shows that offer a uniquely twisted take on money’s evil influence in modern America, led by The Purge, a 10-episode miniseries adaptation of the pulpy horror movie franchise with surprisingly political undertones.
Later this month we’ll take a look at how Netflix’s new series The Dragon Prince from Wondestorm (a new studio created by the guys behind Avatar: The Last Airbender) raises the bar for epic sagas on television. Then, as the air turns crisp and September gives way to October, we’ll highlight Castlevania Season 2, a gory anime that takes the classic side-scrolls video game to exciting new places, along with four other successful adaptations hitting TVs and streaming platforms this fall.
With each entry in our three-part Fall TV guide, you can expect a detailed list of five shows worth checking out, along with a longer article featuring interviews and original reporting on one of the shows from that list. Check back here for the latest articles as they roll out. Stay tuned!