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7 New Shows That Could Replace Your Canceled Favorites

Don't despair, Nashville fans!

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Every year in mid-May, the major broadcast networks decide which shows to keep, which shows to cancel, and which new ones to pick up. And every year, there are more than a few viewers who are disappointed to see their favorites go.

ABC devastated fans when they canceled Marvel's Agent Carter and the audience that stuck with Castle for eight seasons had to say their goodbyes. Fox also axed quite a few of its comedies, including The Grinder and Grandfathered. And when all was said and done, more than 40 shows bit the dust.

But not all hope is lost. The networks also announced their new series for the upcoming season.

Here are our suggestions for shows that can help fill those holes in your hearts and on your DVRs.

1. Sad about Nashville? Look out for Star.

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If you're upset you'll no longer be able to see the country music stylings of the talented Nashville cast, tune in to Fox's musical series Star, about an up-and-coming girl group. It also features Queen Latifah and Lenny Kravitz.

Star is coming to Fox in early 2017 on Wednesdays at 9 p.m. Read more about it here.

2. If you're mourning The Grinder, consider No Tomorrow.

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The Grinder got the ax from Fox, but The CW has a new comedy with a similar heightened sense of reality called No Tomorrow. Instead of delusional "I'm not a lawyer but I played one on TV" Rob Lowe, you can see Joshua Sasse (from the late Galavant) go through life thinking the end of the world is truly upon us.

No Tomorrow will premiere this fall on The CW on Tuesdays at 9 p.m. Read more about it here.

3. Yes, ABC canceled Marvel's Agent Carter, but you can see Hayley Atwell on the network's new show Conviction.

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If you're sad you can't watch Atwell kick ass on Marvel's Agent Carter anymore — and yes, it is a loss for sure — watch her do the same, but for the D.A.'s office, on Conviction. Bonus: You'll also get to see her rock a red trench, reminiscent of Peggy Carter's signature hat.

Conviction airs Mondays at 10 p.m. this fall on ABC. Read more about it here.

4. If you're going to miss Grandfathered, try Man With a Plan.

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On Grandfathered, John Stamos learned he had not just a son, but a granddaughter. And on CBS's new comedy Man With a Plan, another '90s heartthrob, Matt LeBlanc, plays a father who knew he had kids, but has no idea how to parent them after his wife goes back to work. (Unfortunately, the former is a far less cringeworthy take on fatherhood.)

Man With a Plan premieres on CBS on Mondays at 8:30 p.m. after football season. Read more about it here.

5. There will be no more Castle, but there will soon be Notorious.

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After eight seasons and Stana Katic's departure, ABC decided Castle just could not go on. But if you're looking to see another male-female duo dominate professionally and take their relationship from the office to the bedroom,* tune in to see a badass news producer (Piper Perabo) and an infamous attorney (Daniel Sunjata) form an unlikely team on Notorious.

(*It's unclear whether they actually do consummate things, but the vibes are certainly there.)

Notorious will air Thursdays at 9 p.m. on ABC this fall. Read more about it here.

6. If you'll miss The Muppets, watch Jason Sudeikis's new animated character on Son of Zorn.

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The Muppets didn't quite translate onto television in 2016, but strangely, this comedy in which Jason Sudeikis voices an animated warrior who has a live-action ex-wife and son might just fare better. As in The Muppets, everyone acts like it's totally normal for human beings to interact with...whatever Zorn is, and whatever Muppets are. It's debuting in between The Simpsons and Family Guy on Fox and will feature a whole lot more attitude and decapitation than The Muppets, but still no pants.

Son of Zorn will air Sundays at 8:30 p.m. this fall on Fox. Read more about it here.

7. Limitless won't be back on CBS, but there's a new show about the smartest guy in the room coming to the network: Bull.

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CBS decided not to renew its freshman series Limitless, based on the 2011 Bradley Cooper movie of the same name. The series, which is being shopped around to other networks, stars Jake McDorman as the man who discovers a mysterious nootropic drug that has the power to unlock the full potential of the human brain. The upcoming CBS drama Bull also centers on the smartest man in the room, Dr. Jason Bull, played by Michael Weatherly. (And you won't have to miss the former NCIS star, since he's immediately heading back to CBS this fall.) Bull, who's based on Dr. Phil in his early days, is not discovering drugs — he profiles jurors. But he "knows how jurors will vote even before they do."

Bull airs on Tuesdays at 9 p.m. on CBS this fall. Read more about it here.

Here's a complete list of what was renewed, canceled, and picked up at each network — and here are all the trailers for new shows on ABC, CBS, Fox, NBC, and The CW, as well as their strategies and schedules for 2016-2017.