There are 16 new season premieres on TV that are not on the major network channels beginning in September. With Halloween right around the corner, let’s learn how to make movie monsters! And beware of dinosaurs on spaceships!
Boardwalk Empire (HBO)
Sunday’s @ 9:00pm, 3rd Season Premiere September 16
Atlantic City at the dawn of Prohibition is the setting for Martin Scorsese’s new drama on HBO this fall. The sale of alcohol is illegal in America but that doesn’t stop entrepreneurs like Enoch “Nucky” Thompson (Steve Buscemi) from selling alcohol. With his brother Elias (Shea Whigham) being the town Sheriff and partner, Nucky does business with the likes of Arnold Rothstein (Michael Stuhlbarg), Big Jim Colosimo (Frank Crudele), Lucky Luciano (Vincent Piazza) and Al Capone (Stephen Graham). “Boardwalk Empire” is inspired by portions of the non-fiction book “Boardwalk Empire: The Birth, High Times and Corruption of Atlantic City” authored by Nelson Johnson.
Sunday’s @ 9:00pm, 7th Season Premiere September 30
Dexter Morgan (Michael C. Hall) is a vigilante serial killer who also works for the Miami Metro Police Department as a forensics expert. His one personal moral code is that he only kills other murderers who are slipping past the justice system.
Doctor Who (BBC AMERICA)
Saturday’s @ 9:00pm, 7th Season Premiere September 1
“Dinosaurs on a spaceship!” seems to be the tagline for this season’s “Doctor Who.” In addition to encountering dinosaurs in an unusual place, the Doctor (Matt Smith) will also face off with weeping angels, a cyborg gunslinger and finds himself in a place even the Daleks are afraid to go. The Doctor will also acquire a new companion this season after Amy and Rory (Karen Gillan & Arthur Darvill) make their exit.
Flipping Out (BRAVO)
Tuesday’s @ 9:00pm, 6th Season Premiere September 4
Jeff Lewis and the staff at Jeff Lewis Designs focus on interior designs to flip a house.
Ghost Adventures (Travel)
Friday’s @ 9:00pm, 6th Season Premiere September 14
Aaron Goodwin, Nick Groff, and Zak Bagans are back to investigate the scariest haunted places on Earth. Before entering their dusk-to-dawn lockdowns in these scary places, the crew will first gather information about the ghosts they are about to confront.
Friday’s @ 10:00pm, 3rd Season Premiere September 21
“Haven” is based on “The Colorado Kid,” a novella by author Stephen King. FBI agent Audrey Parker (Emily Rose) lands in Haven on a case and her curiosity keeps her there. Haven’s township is full of people with supernatural abilities that are beginning to come awake.
Sunday’s @ 10:00pm, 2nd Season Premiere September 30
Claire Danes and Mandy Patinkin, headline this suspense thriller that’s based on an Israeli series. Danes plays CIA officer Carrie Anderson, who is suspicious about the intel that led to the rescue of U.S. soldier Nicholas Brody (Damian Lewis) 10 years after he went missing during the invasion of Baghdad. Patinkin plays her boss and mentor, Saul. One thumb up.
Making Monsters (TRAVEL)
Sunday’s @ 8:00pm, 2nd Season Premiere September 30
Meet Ed and Marsha Edmunds, co-owners of Distortions Unlimited, the Mom and Pop monster making shop located in downtown Greeley, Colo., and Jordu Schell, a monster-making veteran from Hollywood. Ed and Marsha have led the charge of the animatronics business for the last 30 years. Their unusual animatronics, monster creations, and haunted house designs are mainstays of the dark amusement industry.
Monday Night Football (ESPN)
Monday’s @ 8:00pm, 43rd Season Premiere September 10
Join ESPN at 7:00pm ET on September 10th as the Baltimore Colts take on the Cincinnati Bengals, followed by San Diego versus Oakland at 10:15 pm ET.
My Fair Wedding (WE)
Saturday’s @ 9:00pm, 6th Season Premiere September 8
Event planner David Tutera shows up unexpectedly to help brides have the wedding of their dreams.
Operation Repo (TRU)
Wednesday’s @ 10:00pm, 10B Season Premiere September 19
You had better make your payments on time on that expensive vehicle or the repo team will come and get it.
Sons of Anarchy (FX)
Tuesday’s @ 10:00pm, 5th Season Premiere September 11
The outlaw motorcycle club in Charming, CA is determined to protect their little town from drug dealers, overzealous law officers and corporate developers to name a few. Can you say ‘vigilante?’
South Beach Tow (TRU)
Wednesday’s @ 9:30pm, 2nd Season Premiere September 19
The concept is simple – either park in designated parking areas in South Beach Miami or get towed.
Switched at Birth (ABC FAMILY)
Monday’s @ 8:00pm, Season Premiere 1C September 3
Two teenage girls, Bay Kennish (Vanessa Marano) and Daphne Vasquez (Katie Leclerc) learn they were switched at birth. One lives with a wealthy family with a brother and 2 parents while the other is deaf with a working-class single mother. Once the switch is discovered, the families have to learn how to get along with each other.
The Real Housewives of Miami (BRAVO)
Thursday’s @ 10:00pm, 2nd Season Premiere September 13
Returning Miami housewives are Lea Black, Adriana de Moura and Marysol Patton. Joining them are celebrity dentist Karent Sierra, lawyer/chef Ana Quincoces, supermodel Joanna Krupa, bombshell Lisa Hochstein, and in a recurring role is Alexia Echevarria.
Sunday’s @ 10:00pm, 3rd Season Premiere September 23
Pronounced Truh-may, this series backdrop is located in post-Katrina New Orleans where residents are rebuilding their city and their lives from the music up.
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