Four 2016-2017 Must-See TV Shows


Recently the major broadcast networks announced their 2016-2017 lineup of must-see shows and the choices are plentiful. Depending on your proclivities, there is a series that is certain to fit your television watching desires. Whether you prefer comedy, drama, thrillers, or sci-fi, the lineup for 2016-2017 has something for everyone. Here is a sneak peek at some of the most anticipated primetime series that are airing in the upcoming season.

No matter what shows suck you in, thanks to advances in technology, you never have to miss one second of any of your favorite shows. With the use of a DVR, commonly used with local DIRECTV packages, you can record all your favorite shows for watching at a later time. Also, many television providers now also offer on demand options which allow for viewers to watch all their favorite shows at their own leisure.

Disney Channel’s Tangled Television Series

Perfect for the whole family is the Tangled series, which is based on the popular Disney movie by the same name. Many of the original voice actors from the original Disney movie return to lend their voices to the characters we all grew to know and love. Mandy Moore will voice Rapunzel while Zachary Levi rejoins the cast as Flynn Rider, also known as Eugene. Other favorite characters making an appearance in this made-for-tv adaptation include Rapunzel’s feisty chameleon Pascal and Flynn’s loyal steed Maximus. Tangled joins the Disney channel line-up beginning 2017. Check your local listings for details.

Lethal Weapon on Fox

For those who enjoy a good comedy, there is another television adaptation of a popular movie classic coming to Fox Network. This series is one part comedy and one part action and is certain to garner a following among fans of the original Lethal Weapon movie series which starred Mel Gibson and Danny Glover. In the Fox television series, Damon Wayans takes the role of Roger Murtaugh alongside Clayne Crawford who plays Martin Riggs. Lethal Weapon is slated to air right before the popular drama Empire on Fox.

Notorious on ABC

This television drama stars Piper Perabo as Wendy Walker, a cable news producer and her interactions with Mark Geragos, who is played by Daniel Sunjata. Geragos is a well established criminal defense attorney and Notorious lends insight to the intricacies of the interplay between the legal world and the news media.

AMC’s Better Call Saul

The award-winning dramedy follows the life of Jimmy McGill, before he was known as Saul Goodman, attorney to Walter White in the popular tv series Breaking Bad. In Better Call Saul, viewers get a glimpse of the life of Saul Goodman, operating as Jimmy McGill, a struggling criminal defense attorney in New Mexico. Better Call Saul paints the picture of the colored past of Jimmy McGill and his path to becoming a morally flexible lawyer operating a legal practice at a strip mall in Albuquerque, New Mexico. Catch the third season of Better Call Saul on AMC in 2017.

This is just a quick glimpse of the plethora of television series offerings coming in the 2016-2017 season. With so much entertainment available, making good use of a DVR or on demand system may be beneficial. Never miss a minute of your favorite shows and dare to try something new.

Published by Larry Fire

I write an eclectic pop culture blog called THE FIRE WIRE that features articles about books, comics, music, movies, television, gadgets, posters, toys & more!

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