Grab your popcorn and kick back, because we’ve gathered all the hot shows that should keep you busy this fall. Consider these essential viewing.
Season premiere: Wednesday, Sept. 27 at 8p.m.
Rumored to be Taraji “Cookie” Henson’s last go-round, Season 4 of the hit FOX drama will certainly be juicy as ever.
Iyanla: Fix My Life
Season premiere: Saturday, Sept. 30 at 9 p.m. on OWN
The OWN hit is back for Season 4, with the Queen of keeping it real, Ms. Iyanla Vanzant, continuing to help her clients get out of their own way.
Premieres: Saturday, Sept. 30 at 10p.m. on OWN
This new docuseries chronicles the lives f six ex-prisoners searching for a new start after being released from jail.
Premiere: Sunday, Oct. 1 at 8:30 P.M. on FOX
This new FOX series stars The Office vet Craig Robinson and funny man Adam Scott as two slackers drafted to a secret government agency to investigate the paranormal, and it’s funny AF.
Premieres: Tuesday, Oct. 3 at 9:30 p.m. on ABC
Making its series debut this fall, ABC’s The Mayor centers on young rapper Courtney Rose who stages a mayoral campaign as a publicity stunt and ends up winning. Glee alum Lea Michele plays his chief of staff while Yvette Nicole Brown of Community fame plays his hilarious mother.
The Rundown with Robin Thede
Premieres: Thursday, Oct. 12 at 11 p.m. on BET
Accomplished comedy writer Robin Thede is stepping out on her own with new BET late-night series, The Rundown with Robin Thede. Executive produced by Chris Rock, the series will address everything from the latest Beyonce news to President Trump’s daily gaffes.
The Comedy Get Down
Premieres: Oct 12 at 11:30 p.m. on BET
This scripted comedy series follows 5 iconic comedians – George Lopez, DL Hughley, Cedric the Entertainer, Eddie Griffin and Charlie Murphy – in a satirical take on their hilarious day-to-day lives.
Gucci Mane & Keyshia Ka’oir: The Mane Event
Premieres: Tuesday, Oct. 17 at 10 p.m. on BET
The trillest couple in hip hop are tying the knot like only they can, with Gucci & Keyshia sharing their union with fans via this 10-episode docuseries.
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Born and raised in Compton, California, Jessica Bennett began her career as an intern at The Oakland Post, and later, The Source Magazine. She went on to write for respected hip hop publications such as DJ Booth and Hip Hop DX before becoming the Urban Editor of pop culture website, Wetpaint.com. She joined Ebony as the Entertainment Editor August 2017. Bennett has interviewed such names as Vanessa Williams, Spike Lee, Tyra Banks, Forest Whitaker, Magic & Cookie Johnson and several others.