Must-watch shows returning to television this fall

Tristian Lewis, Staff Writer

September brings new beginnings to an array of things: a new season, shorter days and the return of some of our favorite TV shows. Here is a list of ten must-watch shows returning this fall:
1. “The Good Doctor” – Sept. 23
Returning for season three, “The Good Doctor” is a medical drama focusing on living on the autism spectrum. Main character Shaun Murphy is a successful surgeon with autism, and the show focuses on his savant-like abilities that are brought on by autism.
2. “The Voice” – Sept. 23 and 24
Returning for season 17, “The Voice” is returning with judges Blake Shelton, John Legend, Gwen Stefani and Kelly Clarkson. This season is sure to bring many surprises, along with bringing Taylor Swift on as a “mega mentor.”
3. “This Is Us” – Sept. 24
Returning for season four, “This Is Us” tells the heartwarming story of three triplets. Told through a series of flashbacks, the stories are destined to tug on your heartstrings.
4. “Grey’s Anatomy” – Sept. 26
Returning for season 16, this beloved medical drama has fans counting down the days until its return. The cliffhanger season 15 ended on has the audience anxiously awaiting to see what happens next.
5. “Law and Order: SVU” – Sept. 26
Returning for the record-breaking 21 season, “Law and Order: SVU” has been around for the count. Fans have seen characters come and go, and even seen some return. Leaving fans on the edge of their seat with every episode, season 21 is going to be one for the books.
6. “The Good Place” – Sept. 26
Returning for season four, “The Good Place” is a sitcom that focuses on those who have done good in their life and have passed on to what they believe to be “the good place.”
7. “All American” – Oct. 7
Returning for season two, “All American” is a drama based off of a true story. Main character Spencer James moves schools in order to further his football career, and the show focuses on the struggles he faces from living away from his family.
8. “Riverdale” – Oct. 9
Returning for season four, “Riverdale,” a spinoff of Archie Comics, features four teenage friends facing difficult times and troubles in their town. A show that has something for everyone, “Riverdale” will surely leave viewers on edge.
9. “The Walking Dead” – Oct. 9
Returning for season ten, “The Walking Dead” is the story of a police officer who was shot in the line of duty and finds himself waking up in a world that is dominated by the literal walking dead.
10. “Legacies” – Oct. 10
Returning for season two, “Legacies” is the second spin-off of “The Vampire Diaries.” Protagonist Hope Michelson, the daughter of Claus Michelson, goes to the Salvatore boarding school to further understand the power she developed from her parents.