Top 25 New TV Shows 2015

Hello, this is a list of the top 25 New TV Shows in 2015, note that the list also includes the show’s that started in late 2014.

Some of them became instantly popular, others are still under the radar and a good portion is yet to be released.

Note that the order has no meaning, let’s start!

Gotham - imageGotham

Created by: Bruno Heller
Genre: Crime Drama
Running Time: 44-49 mins
Original Channel: Fox

Gotham is being developed by Bruno Heller, it’s based on the characters from DC Comics. So far there have been only six episodes, three more a left.

It takes place when just after Bruce Wayne lost his parents, the main character is James Gordon, the commisionaire and one of the few left honest men in Gotham. We see characters in their early stages, Catwoman, The Penguin, Harvey Dent et cetera.

This series is making a lot of buzz, one of the most successful new series.

Red Band Society - imageRed Band Society

Created by: Margaret Nagle
Genre: Teen Drama
Running Time: 42-44 mins
Original Channel: Fox

Red Band Society is another production of Fox, the show is being developed by Margaret Nagle, this medical drama is based on polseres vermelles written by Albert Espinosa.

The life of teenagers living in a hospital, 5 episodes so far and a very good reception, only two more are left from the first season.

Almost six millions viewers in one episode is the most this new series has received.

Mulaney - imageMulaney

Created by: John Mulaney
Genre: Sitcom
Running Time: 22 mins
Original Channel: Fox

Mulaney was created by John Mulaney, it’s a new sitcom on Fox, so far there have been three episodes. John Mulaney plays the protagonist of the show.

John has a new goal in life, he wants to become a better human being, his attempt to achieve that compromises his relationship with his roommates.

Not very well received at this point, let’s hope the ratings will improve soon enough.

Gracepoint - imageGracepoint

Created by: Chris Chibnall
Genre: Crime Drama
Running Time: 44 mins
Original Channel: Fox

Gracepint started airing at the start of October. The show was created by Chris Chibnall and so far has 4 episodes behind it. 10 are scheduled for the first season.

A young boy is found dead on the beach, after the police has found out that he was in fact murdered, a media frenzy occurs and the parents are furious. The setting of the show is in a small seaside town in California.

So far the reception has been positive, if you like crime dramas the check this one out.

Backstrom - imageBackstrom

Created by: Hart Hanson
Genre: Crime Drama
Running Time:
Original Channel: Fox

Backstrom is developed by Hart Hanson, it is based on Backstrom series written by Leif G.W. Persson. This comedy drama has Rainn Wilson as the protagonist of the show.

Backstrom is a police detective, he takes the most daunting cases he can find. It is a very promising new series, a great new crime drama is on the horizon.

There will be 13 episodes from the first season.

Empire - photoEmpire

Created by: Lee Daniels
Genre: Drama, Music
Running Time:
Original Channel:

Empire is being developed be Lee Daniels, it’s a new music drama with Terrence Howard as the protagonist.

We get introduced with the hip hop empire, a unique drama that will surely interest the hip hop fans.

We don’t get many music series so this one could be very interesting, bring it on.

Bordertown - pictureBordertown

Created by: Mark Hentemann
Genre: Animation
Running Time: 22 mins
Original Channel: Fox

Bordertown was created by Mark Hentermann, this new animated sitcom will start airing in the Spring of 2015.

It’s about two families on the border of USA and Mexico, their friendship and conflicts. This animated sitcom will try to emulate Family Guy, Futurama, and Simpsons among others.

Bordertown certainly has the capacity to become a great animated sitcom, we will find out how good they are come Spring 2015.

The Last Man on Earth - pictureLast Man on Earth

Created by: Will Forte
Genre: Comedy, Science Fiction
Running Time: 22 mins
Original Channel: Fox

Last Man on Earth is scheduled to start airing in 2015, I have really high hopes for this one, science fiction and comedy mixed together…it’s bound to be epic.

Two strangers have to become best buddies despite all their differences in order to save humanity. It sounds really interesting, can’t wait for this one.

Will Forte plays the protagonist of the show.

State of Affairs - imageState of Affairs

Created by: Joe Carnahan
Genre: Espionage Thriller
Running Time: 45 mins
Original Channel: NBC

State of Affairs is going to have its debut in November, the series was created by Joe Carnahan. An episode runs for about 45 minutes.

A CIA agents gets an even more high profile job, her new task is to brief the president and taking responsibility for America’s biggest threats. How well can she do the new job?

Katherine Heigl is playing the main character in this political thriller.

Marry Me - pictureMarry Me

Created by: David Caspe
Genre: Sitcom
Running Time: 22 mins
Original Channel: NBC

Marry Me is a new sitcom created by David Caspe, the show started airing and there have been 3 episodes already. Casey Wilson and Ken Marino play the main characters.

After a six year realationship, Jake and Annie got engaged, they soon realize that getting engaged was the easiest part, their differences sure make a good argument for the whole “opposites attract each other”.

If you are looking for a new sitcom then give this one a try, so far the reviews have been positive.

A to Z - imageA to Z

Created by: Ben Queen
Genre: Romantic Comedy
Running Time: 22 mins
Original Channel: NBC

A to Z was created by Ben Queen, the show 4 episodes behind it. Ben Feldman and Cristin Milioti are the main cast. 4.7 million viewers watched the premiere.

It’s the story of Andrew and Zelda, the tittle of the episodes from the first are “A is for”, “B is for”…does that mean there are 26 episodes.

Another sitcom that you should watch, the critics have been satisfied with this new series.

Constantine - imageConstantine

Created by: Daniel Cerone, David S. Goyer
Genre: Fantasy
Running Time:
Original Channel: NBC

Constantine is being developed by Daniel Cerone and David S. Goyer. The show is based on Hellblazer by DC Comics. The first two episodes are out.

He is defending humanity even though many label him as crazy. Supernatural beings are his enemies, it’s an interesting horror and supernatural drama.

It’s too early to judge it, you are only one episode behind, catch up.

Selfie - imageSelfie

Created by: Emily Kapnek
Genre: Sitcom
Running Time: 21-22 mins
Original Channel: ABC

Selfie was created by Emily Kapnek, more than 5 million viewers saw the pilot of this new sitcom.

A 20 year old girl has been embarrassed by a video that went viral, she decides to become a marketing expert and get her image back.

Karen Gillian and John Cho are the main actors for this sitcom.

Forever - imageForever

Created by: Matt Miller
Genre: Fantasy
Running Time:
Original Channel: ABC

Forever was created by Matt Miller, the show has 7 episodes behind it and so far it has received positive reviews.

A man working in a morgue is cursed, subsequently he can’t die. He is 200 years old and still searching for a way to break the curse.

Ioan Gruffudd and Alana de la Garza are the actors with the lead roles in this crime drama.

Black-ish - imageBlack-ish

Created by: Kenya Barris
Genre: Sitcom
Running Time: 21-22 mins
Original Channel: ABC

Black-ish was created by Kenya Barris, so far there have been 6 episodes, the main cast of the show includes Anthony Anderson, Trace Ellis Ross and others.

A black family in a predominant white neighborhood. The pilot had more than 10 million viewers.

This new sitcom has received generally positive reviews so far, make sure to check it out.

Agent Carter - imageAgent Carter

Created by: Christopher Markus, Stephen McFeely
Genre: Science Fiction, Superhero
Running Time:
Original Channel: ABC

Agent Carter will start airing next year on ABC, the show was created by Christopher Markus and Stephen McFeely. It is based on Marvel Comic, the protagonist is played by Hayley Atwell

Peggy Carter is Captain American’s girlfriend, she joins S.H.I.E.L.D. after everyone assumes that her boyfriend died in an explosion. The setting takes place in WW2.

All S.H.I.E.L.D. fans must be buzzing, just a few more months.

Odd Couple - photoOdd Couple

Created by: Matthew Perry
Genre: Sitcom
Running Time: 30 mins
Original Channel: CBS

Odd Couple is a creation of Matthew Perry, he also stars in the show. Mr. Perry played Chandler in Friends, my favorite character from that series, you can assume that I have high expectation.

It’s about a friendship, two buddies try sharing an apartment, things don’t go as planned. I like the idea, like the protagonist, can’t wait for this one.

I expect this one to be one of the best sitcoms of 2015.

Madam Secretary - imageMadam Secretary

Created by: Barbara Hall
Genre: Political Drama
Running Time: 44 mins
Original Channel: CBS

Madam Secretary started airing this September, the show was created by Barbara Hall. 8 episodes have been aired and the ratings so far are very good.

We take a greater look into the life of the Madam Secretary, balancing her work and private life is not an easy task.

After House of Cards, the political shows have a lot bigger fan base, check it out. The main character is played by Tea Leoni.

The McCarthys - imageThe McCarthys

Created by: Brian Gallivan
Genre: Comedy
Running Time: 22 mins
Original Channel: CBS

The McCarthys is a creation of Brian Gallivan, this comedy has 2 episodes behind it, the pilot had 8 million viewers. The producer of the show is Barbara Stoll.

The McCarthys are a huge sports fans, they are an Irish-Catholic family living in Boston. I am a huge sports fan as well so I might really enjoy this one, hopefully they will deliver.

So far the ratings have been average but the show only has 2 episodes behind them so lets give them a fair chance before we condemn them.

Scorpion - imageScorpion

Created by: Nick Santora
Genre: Drama
Running Time: 50 mins
Original Channel: CBS

Scorpion is being developed by Nick Santora, it started airing this September, so far there have been 8 episodes.

A genius forms a team filled with geniuses, they goal is to protect the world against the rise of the complicated modern threats. It has a fairly positive impact so far.

Elyes Gabel plays the protagonist, Walter O’Brien, the leader of the group.

The Whispers - imageThe Whispers

Created by: Soo Hugh
Genre: Thriller, Supernatural
Running Time: 45 mins
Original Channel: ABC

The Whispers is a work of Soo Hugh, it’s based on Zero Hours by Ray Bradbury. It starts airing in 2015, there will be 13 episodes for the firs seasons.

A new force is manipulating children via whispers, the kids do things they would never do, subsequently helping this mysterious force. The lives of everyone is in danger.

There are high expectations from this science fiction drama, the plot definitely look very interesting.

Fresh Off the Boat - imageFresh Off the Boat

Created by: Eddie Huang
Genre: Sitcom
Running Time:
Original Channel: ABC

Fresh Off the Boat was created by Eddie Huang, the show will start airing in 2015 on ABC.

The setting of the show takes place in the 1990’s, a Taiwanese family and their lives in America.

I don’t know enough to have a certain expectation, let’s just wait and see.

American Crime - imageAmerican Crime

Created by: John Ridley
Genre: Crime Drama
Running Time: 43 mins
Original Channel: ABC

American Crime was created by John Ridley, it is another series that will start airing in 2015. The show is about racial and gender politics as it revolves around a racially motivated murder.

The lives of the people who committed a racially motivated crime. The series tackles some very important problems in our societies, it will be interesting to see the audiences reaction.

As far as international broadcast is concerned, American Crime will be aired in Canada on CTV.

Galavant - imageGalavant

Created by: Dan Fogelman
Genre: Musical, Comedy, Fantasy
Running Time: 22 mins
Original Channel: ABC

Galavant was created by Dan Gogelman, the premiere is scheduled for January 04, 2015. Joshua Sasse plays the protagonist of this musical.

Galavant goes on the quest motivated by revenge, the King killed his wife. I have no clue what to expect of this show.

This fairy tale theme musical is something new, it can be a success but also a disaster, ABC certainly trusts them, so lets just wait and see.

How to Get Away with Murders - imageHow to Get Away with Murder

Created by: Peter Nowalk
Genre: Legal Drama
Running Time: 43 mins
Original Channel: ABC

How to Get Away with Murder has 7 episodes behind it, the show was created by Peter Nowalk, Viola Davis is the star of this legal drama.

Ambitious students alongside their criminal defense professor plot a murder that will change their lives. The ratings have been very good, it is definitely a show you should start watching immediately.

We finish this list with a great show, the performance of Viola Davis has been praised a lot.

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