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10 gems among 2020’s mismatched crop of new fall shows
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10 gems among 2020’s mismatched crop of new fall shows

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Brace yourself for what might be the weirdest fall TV season ever.

Thanks to production delays caused by the coronavirus pandemic, the broadcast networks have been forced to cobble together funky-looking lineups full of reality series, game shows, cartoons and content imported from other countries (see Canada’s “Transplant” on NBC) or streaming platforms (“Star Trek: Discovery” on CBS).

Meanwhile, new episodes of our favorite scripted shows will arrive later than usual. Eager to see what happens next on “This Is Us”? Check back in November.

But that doesn’t mean there isn’t plenty of amazing television to sample as autumn arrives. Many shows were in the can — or close to being finished — before the pandemic hit. And they’ll be debuting in the coming weeks, mainly on streaming sites and cable channels.

We’ve sifted through all the fresh inventory to uncover 10 see-worthy gems. These are the new shows that have us most excited:



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