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    14 Fall Shows To Be Excited About, 13 To Give A Chance, And 8 To Avoid

    Here is the best (Insecure) and worst (MacGyver) of fall TV — and plenty in between. Presented in alphabetical order.

    Give it a chance: American Housewife

    Be excited: Atlanta

    Be excited: Better Things

    Avoid: Bull

    Give it a chance: Conviction

    Give it a chance: Designated Survivor

    Give it a chance: Divorce

    Give it a chance: Eyewitness

    Avoid: The Exorcist

    Be excited: Fleabag

    Give it a chance: Frequency

    Give it a chance: Good Behavior

    Be excited: The Good Place

    Give it a chance: The Great Indoors

    Be excited: Insecure

    Avoid: Kevin Can Wait

    Give it a chance: Lethal Weapon

    Avoid: MacGyver

    Avoid: Man With a Plan

    Be excited: Marvel's Luke Cage

    Give it a chance: No Tomorrow

    Avoid: Notorious

    Be excited: One Mississippi

    Be excited: Pitch

    Avoid: Pure Genius

    Be excited: Quarry

    Be excited: Queen Sugar

    Be excited: Search Party

    Be excited: Speechless

    Be excited: Shut Eye

    Avoid: Son of Zorn

    Give it a chance: Sweet/Vicious

    Be excited: This Is Us

    Give it a chance: Timeless

    Give it a chance: Westworld

    Note: The premiere episode for Amazon's Woody Allen series Crisis in Six Scenes was not available to screen, and therefore was not included. And though Netflix has new episodes of Gilmore Girls and Black Mirror coming this fall, as they are continuations of existing shows, they were not included because the shows themselves are not new.


    The Westworld entry has been updated to omit a spoiler.