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2014 TV Premiere Dates: A Handy Guide to What’s on in September and Beyond

So much has already happened this year on television — Broad City! True Detective! Orange Is the New Black! BoJack Horseman! — that it can be hard to fathom that a whole bunch of other amazing stuff is still on the horizon. More old shows return! More ongoing shows resume! More news about events requiring exclamation points to convey properly! It’s a TV bonanza, as you’ll see with this handy calendar Vulture has put together and will continually update that gives you intel on significant upcoming premieres, season finales, and other tube-ular events. As always, television is fickle and these dates could change, but for now, this is what the 2014 TV calendar looks like this September and beyond.

Friday, September 12
Z Nation (zombie drama) series premiere, 10 p.m., SyFy

Saturday, September 13
Deliverence Creek (Nicholas Sparks’s revenge drama), 8 p.m., Lifetime
The Roosevelts: An Intimate History (New from Ken Burns), 8 p.m., PBS

Monday, September 15
Dancing With the Stars season-19 premiere, 8 p.m., ABC
The Approval Matrix season-one finale, 11 p.m., SundanceTV

Tuesday, September 16
New Girl season-four premiere, 9 p.m., Fox
The Mindy Project season-three premiere, 9:30 p.m., Fox

Wednesday, September 17
Red Band Society (Octavia Spencer medical dramedy) series premiere, 9 p.m., Fox

Thursday, September 18
Tim and Eric's Bedtime Stories (Tim and Eric's Twilight Zone) series premiere, 12:15 p.m., Adult Swim

Saturday, September 20
On the Run Tour: Beyoncé and Jay Z concert special, 9 p.m., HBO

Sunday, September 21
Madam Secretary series premiere, 8 p.m., CBS
The Good Wife season-six premiere, 9 p.m., CBS
Downton Abbey (the U.K. run) season-five premiere, 9 p.m., ITV

Monday, September 22
Celebrity Name Game series premiere, syndicated
The Voice season-seven premiere, 8 p.m., NBC
The Blacklist season-two premiere, 10 p.m., NBC
Gotham series premiere, 8 p.m., Fox
Sleepy Hollow season-two premiere, 9 p.m., Fox
The Big Bang Theory season-eight premiere, 8 p.m., CBS
Scorpion series premiere, 9 p.m., CBS
Under the Dome season-two finale, 10 p.m., CBS

Tuesday, September 23
Chicago Fire season-three premiere, 10 p.m., NBC
Awkward. season 4B, 10 p.m., MTV
Faking It season-two premiere, 10:30 p.m., MTV
NCIS season-12 premiere, 8 p.m., CBS
NCIS: New Orleans series premiere, 9 p.m., CBS
Person of Interest season-four premiere, 10 p.m., CBS
Forever (medical mystery) series premiere, 10 p.m., ABC
Marvel's Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. season-two premiere, 9 p.m., ABC

Wednesday, September 24
The Mysteries of Laura (Debra Messing dramedy) series premiere, 8 p.m., NBC
Law and Order: SVU season-16 premiere, 9 p.m., NBC
Chicago P.D. season-two premiere, 10 p.m., NBC
Survivor season-29 premiere, 8 p.m., CBS
The Middle season-six premiere, 8 p.m., ABC
The Goldbergs season-two premiere, 8:30 p.m., ABC
Modern Family season-six premiere, 9 p.m., ABC
Black-ish (Anthony Anderson comedy) series premiere, 9:30 p.m., ABC
Nashville season-three premiere, 10 p.m., ABC
South Park season-18 premiere, 10 p.m., Comedy Central
Key & Peele season-four premiere, 10:30 p.m., Comedy Central
Sports Jeopardy! with Dan Patrick (game show) series premiere, Crackle
Skin Wars season-one finale, 9 p.m., GSN

Thursday, September 25
Parenthood season-six premiere, 10 p.m., NBC
Bones season-ten premiere, 8 p.m., Fox
Grey’s Anatomy season-11 premiere, 8 p.m., ABC
Scandal season-four premiere, 9 p.m., ABC
How to Get Away With Murder (Shonda Rhimes’ latest) series premiere, 10 p.m., ABC

Friday, September 26
The Amazing Race season-24 premiere, 8 p.m., CBS
Hawaii Five-O season-five premiere, 9 p.m., CBS
Blue Bloods season-five premiere, 10 p.m., CBS
Dateline season-24 premiere, 9 p.m., NBC
Shark Tank season-six premiere, 8 p.m., ABC
Transparent, Amazon Prime

Saturday, September 27
48 Hours season-27 premiere, 10 p.m., CBS
Outlander season-one finale, 9 p.m., Starz

Sunday, September 28
The Simpsons season-26 premiere, 8 p.m., Fox
Brooklyn Nine-Nine season-two premiere, 8:30 p.m., Fox
Family Guy season-13 premiere, 9 p.m., Fox
CSI: Crime Scene Investigation season-15 premiere, 10 p.m., CBS
Once Upon a Time season-four premiere, 8 p.m., ABC
Resurrection season-two premiere, 9 p.m., ABC
Revenge season-four premiere, 10 p.m., ABC
Masters of Sex season-two finale, 10 p.m., Showtime

Monday, September 29
Mom season-two premiere, 8:30 p.m., CBS
NCIS: Los Angeles season-six premiere, 10 p.m., CBS
Castle season-seven premiere, 10 p.m., ABC

Tuesday, September 30
Happyland (teen theme-park dramedy) series premiere, 11 p.m., MTV
season-two premiere, 9 p.m., PBS
Selfie (social media meets My Fair Lady) series premiere, 8 p.m., ABC
Manhattan Love Story (dating rom-com) series premiere, 8:30 p.m., ABC

Thursday, October 2
Bad Judge (justice gone wild) series premiere, 9 p.m., NBC
A to Z (relationship comedy) series premiere, 9:30 p.m., NBC
Gracepoint (British detective remake) series premiere, 9 p.m., Fox
The Vampire Diaries season-six premiere, 8 p.m., CW
Reign season-two premiere, 9 p.m., CW
Jean-Claude Van Damme: Behind Closed Doors (JCVD reality show) series premiere, 11 p.m., Reelz

Friday, October 3
Last Man Standing season-three premiere, 8 p.m., ABC

Saturday, October 4
Survivor’s Remorse (new comedy) series premiere, 9 p.m., Starz

Sunday, October 5
Bob’s Burgers season-five premiere, 7:30 p.m., Fox
Mulaney (like Seinfeld for millennials) series premiere, 9:30 p.m., Fox
Homeland season-five premiere, 9 p.m., Showtime

Monday, October 6
The Originals season-two premiere, 8 p.m., CW

Tuesday, October 7
The Flash (superhero spinoff) series premiere, 8 p.m., CW
Supernatural season-ten premiere, 9 p.m., CW

Wednesday, October 8
Arrow season-three premiere, 8 p.m.

Friday, October 10
Cristela (legal comedy) series premiere, 8:30 p.m.
The Knick  season-one finale, 10 p.m.

Sunday, October 12
The Walking Dead season-five premiere, 9 p.m., AMC
Talking Dead season-five premiere, 10 p.m., AMC
Comic Book Men season-four premiere, 12 a.m., AMC
The Affair (relationship drama) series premiere, 10 p.m, Showtime
The Strain season-one finale, 10 p.m., FX

Monday, October 13
Jane the Virgin (telenovela remake) series premiere, 9 p.m., CW

Tuesday, October 14
Marry Me (relationship comedy) series premiere, 9 p.m., NBC
About a Boy season-two premiere, 9:30 p.m., NBC

Friday, October 17
Comedy Bang! Bang! season-four premiere, 11:00 p.m., IFC
The Birthday Boys season-two premiere, 11:30 p.m., IFC
Foo Fighters: Sonic Highways (Dave Grohl-directed docu-series) series premiere, 11:00 p.m., HBO

Monday, October 20
American Dad season-11 premiere, 9 p.m., TBS

Wednesday, October 22
The 100 season-two premiere, 9 p.m., CW
Web Therapy season-four premiere, 11 p.m., Showtime

Friday, October 24
Grimm season-four premiere, 9 p.m., NBC
Constantine series premiere, 10 p.m., NBC

Sunday, October 26
Death Comes to Pemberley (Pride and Predjudice sequel) miniseries premiere, 9 p.m., PBS

Monday, October 27
2 Broke Girls season-four premiere, 8 p.m., CBS
Mike Tyson Mysteries (Iron Mike is now animated) series premiere, 10:30 p.m., Adult Swim

Sunday, October 29
A Poet in New York (Andrew Davies-written biopic), 8 p.m., BBC America

Thursday, October 30
The Millers season-two premiere, 8:30 p.m., CBS
Two and a Half Men, season-12 premiere, 9 p.m., CBS
The McCarthys series premiere, 9:30 p.m., CBS
Elementary season-three premiere, 10 p.m., CBS

October TBD
Alpha House season two, Amazon Prime

Friday, November 7
MasterChef Junior season-two premiere, 8 p.m., Fox

Sunday, November 9
The Newsroom season-three premiere, 9 p.m., HBO
The Comeback season-two, 10 p.m., HBO
Getting On season-two, 10:30 p.m., HBO
Worricker: Turks and Caicos (Bill Nighy spy sequel part one), 9 p.m., PBS

Saturday, November 15
The Missing (lost-child thriller) series premiere, 10 p.m., NBC

Sunday, November 16
Worricker: Salting the Battlefield (Bill Nighy spy sequel part two), 9 p.m., PBS

Monday, November 17
State of Affairs series premiere, 10 p.m., NBC

Monday, November 24
Ascension (spaceship drama) series premiere, 9 p.m., SyFy

Friday, November 28
One Child (Harry Potter’s Katie Leung does drama) series premiere, SundanceTV

November TBD
Kobe Bryant's Muse full-length documentary, Showtime

Tuesday, December 2
Girlfriends’ Guide to Divorce (the first Bravo scripted series, with Janeane Garofolo) series premiere, 10 p.m., Bravo

Sunday, December 7
The Librarians (The Librarian with new friends) series premiere, 8 p.m., TNT

Tuesday, December 9
Sons of Anarchy series finale, 10 p.m., FX

Friday, December 12
Marco Polo (adventure show about the explorer) series premiere, 3:01 a.m. ET, Netflix

Sunday, December 14
Homeland season-four finale, 9 p.m., Showtime

Sunday, December 28
Call the Midwife holiday special, 7:30 p.m., PBS

Photo-Illustration: Maya Robinson