2015 fall TV Preview: The 7 best new shows you need to watch and why!

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It's September! The leaves are changing, the temperature is dropping, and dozens of brand new TV shows are about to premiere on your screens.

Fall can be immensely overwhelming for one very simple reason: Too many shows and too little time. So we at ETonline watched each and every new series to separate the small screen gems from the soon-to-be canceled coals.

Get ready to set your DVRs, because here's our list of the seven best new shows you absolutely cannot miss this fall and why...

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1. Show: "Scream Queens"

When It Airs: Tuesday, Sept. 22 at 8 p.m. on Fox (with a special two-hour premiere).

The Biggest Stars: Where do we even begin?! Jamie Lee Curtis, Emma Roberts, Lea Michele, Ariana Grande, Nick Jonas, Keke Palmer and Abigail Breslin are all a part of this thrilledy (that's thriller/comedy, natch). Basically, all the stars want to pledge Kappa -- and so do we!

Why You Should Watch: We've already told you multiple times why we're obsessed with Scream Queens, but please excuse us while we gush a bit more. It is (by far!) the best first hour of television we've seen in a long time -- mostly because this slasher series feels more like a movie than a show. In fact, the best way to describe Ryan Murphy's latest small screen delight is with the recipe for a big-screen cocktail: Mix the thrills of Halloween, with the character cruelty of Heathers. Add a dash of the laughs and fashion from Clueless, and a healthy heaping of Mean Girls' catchy and quotable dialogue. Stir until blood red, and you've got the deliciously vicious series known as Scream Queens.

2. Show: "The Muppets"

When It Airs: Tuesday, Sept. 22 at 8 p.m. on ABC.

The Biggest Stars: Do we even need to list these icons? Get ready for Kermit the Frog, Miss Piggy, Gonzo, Fozzie Bear, Animal, and all the rest of your childhood favorites. Plus, each week the biggest A-listers in Hollywood likeReese Witherspoon and Liam Hemsworth will be stopping by for the fun.

Why You Should Watch: It's nostalgia overload, but in the best way possible!The Muppets are returning to our screens for their most "adult" show yet, and we can honestly say this is the only TV revival/reboot that we're legitimately excited about. Each week, we'll see a behind-the-scenes look at the The Muppets' personal lives as they try to balance the hilarious chaos and conflicts that come with running a new series. And in case you haven't heard, Kermit and Miss Piggy recently broke up, so you can bet there will be plenty of awkward encounters as the two exes try to continue their professional relationship. When you add in the fact that this series will be jam-packed with celebrity cameos, we think The Muppets is primetime perfection.

See photos of Kermit and Miss Piggy:

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HOLLYWOOD, CA - MARCH 11: Miss Piggy and Kermit arrive for the premiere of Disney's 'Muppets Most Wanted' at the El Capitan Theatre on March 11, 2014 in Hollywood, California. (Photo by Kevin Winter/Getty Images)
LONDON, ENGLAND - MARCH 24: Kermit The Frog and Miss Piggy attend the VIP screening of 'The Muppets Most Wanted' at The Curzon Mayfair on March 24, 2014 in London, England. (Photo by Tim P. Whitby/Getty Images)
LOS ANGELES, CA - MARCH 11: Actor Ricky Gervais, with Constantine, (L), Miss Piggy and Kermit the Frog pose at the premiere of Disney's 'Muppets Most Wanted' at the El Capitan Theatre on March 11, 2014 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Kevin Winter/Getty Images)
The Muppet Miss Piggy stands with 20 newly donated Jim Henson puppets and props on the anniversary of his birthday during an event at the Smithsonian National American History Museum in Washington, DC, September 24, 2013. AFP PHOTO/Jim WATSON (Photo credit should read JIM WATSON/AFP/Getty Images)
NEW YORK, NY - MAY 21: New York City mayor Michael R. Bloomberg (R) speaks with Muppet character Miss Piggy during the Museum of the Moving Image and the Jim Henson Legacy collaboration press conference at the Museum of the Moving Image on May 21, 2013 in New York City. (Photo by D Dipasupil/Getty Images)
HOLLYWOOD, CA - NOVEMBER 12: Miss Piggy attends the Premiere Of Walt Disney Pictures' 'The Muppets' at the El Capitan Theatre on November 12, 2011 in Hollywood, California. (Photo by Frederick M. Brown/Getty Images)
HOLLYWOOD, CA - FEBRUARY 26: Presenters Kermit the Frog and Miss Piggy speak onstage during the 84th Annual Academy Awards held at the Hollywood & Highland Center on February 26, 2012 in Hollywood, California. (Photo by Kevin Winter/Getty Images)
HOLLYWOOD, CA - NOVEMBER 12: Miss Piggy arrives at the premiere of Walt Disney Pictures' 'The Muppets' held at the El Capitan Theatre on November 12, 2011 in Hollywood, California. (Photo by Mark Davis/Getty Images)
SANTA MONICA, CA - MARCH 19: Kermit the Frog and Miss Piggy onstage at the 2006 TV Land Awards at the Barker Hangar on March 19, 2006 in Santa Monica, California. (Photo by Kevin Winter/Getty Images)
Miss Piggy arrives at the premiere of The Muppets at El Capitan Theater, Saturday, Nov. 12, 2011, in Los Angeles. The Muppets opens in theaters Nov. 23, 2011. (AP Photo/Katy Winn)
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3. Show: "Code Black"

When It Airs: Wednesday, Sept. 30 at 10 p.m. on CBS.

The Biggest Stars: Academy Award winner Marcia Gay Harden shines as the wildly unpredictable ER residency director, with Luis Guzman as her right-hand nurse, and Raza Jaffrey playing the hospital's most by-the-book doctor.

Why You Should Watch: Warning: This show is not for the faint of heart, and that's why we love it. Inspired by the award-winning documentary of the same name, Code Black follows the doctors and nurses who work tirelessly to save lives in the busiest and most notorious ER in the nation, L.A. County Hospital. The adrenaline from the controlled chaos in the ER practically radiates from your screens, and the acting is nothing less than superb. In short, this is not your average medical drama – it's gritty, inspiring and, at times, heartbreakingly realistic.

4. Show: "Crazy Ex-Girlfriend"

When It Airs: Monday, Oct.12 at 9 p.m. on The CW.

The Biggest Stars: Rachel Bloom has been the driving force behind some of the Internet's most viral videos, and now she's stepping in front of the camera as the biggest breakout star of the season.

Why You Should Watch: If you combine the Broadway-loving soul of NBC'sSmash, character heart of Fox's Glee, and the originality of HBO's Flight of the Conchords, then you get Crazy Ex-Girlfriend. It's the most uniquely charming comedy of the season. Bloom soars as an unhappy New York lawyer who drops absolutely everything to move cross-country to West Covina, California, after bumping into her camp boyfriend, Josh (Vincent Rodriguez III). This series is a far departure from The CW's signature vampire and superhero-driven dramas, but yet it still feels perfectly on point for the young adult-skewing network.

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5. Show: "Grandfathered"

When It Airs: Tuesday, Sept. 29 at 8 p.m. on Fox.

The Biggest Stars:Grandfathered is jam-packed with an all-star lineup. Full House hunk John Stamos leads the laugh-out-loud comedy along with former Nickelodeon star Josh Peck, singer/host Christina Milian, and Criminal Minds'Paget Brewster.

Why You Should Watch: Honestly, we cannot think of a single reason why youshouldn't watch Fox's Grandfathered. It's got everything a show needs to become TV's next hit comedy: an endearing fish-out-of-water premise, a cast of quirky yet lovable characters, and Stamos' smile. (Have mercy!) The chemistry between Stamos and his on-screen son is instantaneous and Peck's performance firmly launches him past former child star status, and into the comedy big leagues. Thanks to the series' quick-witted cadence and pop culture-infused writing, Grandfathered puts an edgier twist on the classic family sitcom.

See photos of John Stamos through the years:

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HOLLYWOOD, CA - FEBRUARY 22: John Stamos arrives at the 87th Annual Academy Awards at Hollywood & Highland Center on February 22, 2015 in Hollywood, California. (Photo by Steve Granitz/WireImage)
John Stamos arrives at the premiere of "Jackass Presents Bad Grandpa" at the TCL Chinese Theatre on Wednesday, Oct. 23, 2013 in Los Angeles. (Photo by Richard Shotwell/Invision/AP)
NEW YORK, NY - JULY 21: John Stamos seen at ABC's Good Morning America in New York City on July 21, 2014. Credit: RW/MediaPunch/IPX
Host John Stamos speaks at The Society of Singers' 21st ELLA Awards on Thursday, Feb. 20, 2014 in Beverly Hills, Calif. The event honored Mike Love, lead singer and co-founder of The Beach Boys, producer Nigel Lythgoe, and backup singers The Waters Family. (Photo by Matt Sayles/Invision for The Society of Singers/AP Images)
LOS ANGELES, CA - NOVEMBER 22: Actor John Stamos poses in the press room at the 2005 American Music Awards held at the Shrine Auditorium on November 22, 2005 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Vince Bucci/Getty Images)
UNIVERSAL CITY, CA - JANUARY 23: Actor John Stamos of the television show 'Jake in Progress' listens to a question during the ABC 2005 Television Critics Winter Press Tour at the Hilton Universal Hotel on January 23, 2005 in Universal City, California. (Photo by Frederick M. Brown/Getty Images)
BEVERLY HILLS, CA - MARCH 31: Actor John Stamos, arrives at 'A Stellar Night' Gala Honoring actress Dakota Fanning by the Starlight Starbright Children's Foundation held at the Beverly Hilton Hotel, on March 31, 2006 in Beverly Hills, California. (Photo by Frazer Harrison/Getty Images)
NEW YORK - APRIL 18: Actor John Stamos arrives at the A&E Network's 'Up-Fronts' event to unvail its Fall 2006 season line-up at the Time Warner Center's Fredrick P.Rose Hall April 18, 2006 in New York City. (Photo by Clarence Elie-Rivera/Getty Images)
BEVERLY HILLS, CA - JANUARY 15: Actor John Stamos arrives at the NBC/Universal Golden Globe After Party held at the Beverly Hilton on January 15, 2007 in Beverly Hills, California. (Photo by Frazer Harrison/Getty Images)
NEW YORK - FEBRUARY 13: (EXCLUSIVE ACCESS) Actor John Stamos meets with television personality Rachael Ray on the 'Rachael Ray' show on February 13, 2007 in New York City. (Photo by Bryan Bedder/Getty Images)
BURBANK, CA - AUGUST 03: Actor John Stamos arrives to 'Comedy Central Roast Of Bob Saget' at the Warners Brothers Studio Lot on August 3, 2008 in Burbank, California. (Photo by Alberto E. Rodriguez/Getty Images for Comedy Central)
404347 27: Actor John Stamos arrives at the Roundabout Theater Company's 2002 Spring Gala April 22, 2002 in New York City. Plummer received the inaugural Jason Robards Award for contributions to the theater. (Photo by Lawrence Lucier/Getty Images)
NEW YORK - OCTOBER 7: Actor John Stamos joins the cast of 'Nine' with Eartha Kitt at the Eugene O'Neill Theatre October 7, 2003 in New York City. (Photo by Scott Gries/Getty Images)
UNIVERSAL CITY, CA - JANUARY 23: Actor John Stamos arrives at the ABC's Winter Press Tour Party on Wisteria Lane on January 23, 2004 in Universal City, California. (Photo by Vince Bucci/Getty Images)
CULVER CITY, CA - OCTOBER 27: ActorJohn Stamos front row at the Shakti Spring 2005 show at the Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week at Smashbox Studios October 27, 2004 Culver City, California. (Photo by Carlo Allegri/Getty Images)
377853 18: Actress Rebecca Romijn-Stamos kisses her husband John Stamos as they arrive at the 2000 Emmy Awards September 10, 2000 in Los Angeles, CA. (Photo by David McNew/Newsmakers)
HOLLYWOOD, CA - OCTOBER 11: Actor John Stamos attends the Los Angeles Premiere of 'Team America: World Police' at the Grauman's Chinese Theater October 11, 2004 in Hollywood, California. (Photo by Kevin Winter/Getty Images)
FULL HOUSE - Cast Gallery - July 1, 1987. (Photo by ABC Photo Archives/ABC via Getty Images)JODIE SWEETIN;BOB SAGET;JOHN STAMOS;DAVE COULIER;CANDACE CAMERON
File Photo of actor John Stamos taken in Los Angeles, Calif. on 7/27/84. (Photo by Bob Riha Jr/WireImage)
FULL HOUSE - Cast Gallery - June 26, 1987. (Photo by ABC Photo Archives/ABC via Getty Images)JOHN STAMOS
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6. Show: "Supergirl"

When It Airs: Monday, Oct. 26 at 8:30 p.m. on CBS.

The Biggest Stars: Glee gal Melissa Benoist dons the cape as Supergirl, withSmash's Jeremy Jordan and True Blood's Mechad Brooks as the two leading men in her life. And to top it all off, Ally McBeal's Calista Flockhart is making her return to TV as Supergirl's badass boss.

Why You Should Watch: In a TV world that's overrun with male-driven superhero shows, it's time to make room for a kickass, yet incredibly relatable leading lady. Benoist flawlessly steps into the shoes -- or should we say boots? -- of Kara Zor-El, Superman's 24-year-old cousin who finally decides to embrace her world-saving destiny. You don't need to be a fan of the DC Comics to see that Kara is a perfectly complex character that women of all ages can identify with. She's quirky, intelligent, dynamic, endearing, strong, and vulnerable all at the same time. At its heart, Supergirl is a series that's less about powers, and more about personal growth. But don't get us wrong, this high-flying series feels like a can't-miss action movie that will please every type of TV fan.

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7. Show: "Blindspot"

When It Airs: Monday, Sept. 21 at 10 p.m. on NBC

The Biggest Stars: Jaimie Alexander is the perfect mix of endearing and electrifying as Jane Doe, the tatted-up heroine of the series, while Sullivan Stapleton plays FBI detective Kurt Weller, a cop who's actually worth rooting for.

Why You Should Watch: What if you woke up and your entire memory was stripped of personal details? You know what food is, but you have no idea what your favorite meal is. You know multiple languages and Navy Seal-level combat skills, but you have no recollection of ever learning them. On top if all that, imagine if your entire body was covered with intricate and incredibly detailed tattoos mapping a life you don't remember living. We just described an incredibly small facet of NBC's Blindspot, and trust us when we tell you that the rest makes up one of the most incredibly captivating dramas of the season. Make sure you ink this adrenaline-pumping drama into your DVR lineup -- pun totally intended.

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