TV This Week - Minority Report

TV THIS WEEK: Minority Report premieres, Heroes returns, and more!

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Sep 21, 2015, 5:59 PM EDT

This week is a very exciting week of TV. The fall premieres are finally here, and among the highlight are the return of Heroes, the new edition of Minority ReportScream Queens and more. 

Check out the week in TV below. What's on your watch list?


Minority Report (FOX) Monday, 9 p.m. - "Pilot"

Series premiere! - At long last, we've arrived at Premiere Season, and we've got a glut of new shows to get through. Minority Report is easily among the most exciting, not just because it's a kind of remix of the Steven Spielberg film, but because it's also a perfect setup for a sci-fi procedural. You've got a Precog (Stark Sands) who's bent on using his powers for good even after his program has been dismantled, and a detective (Meagan Good) who's bent on solving crimes no matter what. It sounds like loads of fun, and if the trailers are a true indication of the show, it will be. Check out a preview below.


The Muppets (ABC) Tuesday, 8 p.m. - "Pig Girls Don't Cry"

Series premiere! - At long last, The Muppets are back on TV, and though we still don't know entirely what to expect from the new series, we do know that it's exciting. In this new Muppets world, Miss Piggy and Kermit have called it quits, the Muppets gang is trying to launch a new show while a behind-the-scenes crew films everything, and Piggy isn't so sure she wants to join up again. It has all the makings of great fun, but now we have to see if the people behind the show can make it happen. Check out a preview below.


Limitless (CBS) Tuesday, 10 p.m. - "Pilot"

Series premiere! - Morphing successful films into successful TV shows is nothing new. In fact, we have more than one this season, but Limitless remains among the most intriguing. What would you do if a pill could make you the smartest person on the planet? What would you do if that premise extended beyond a film and into a full season of televison? That's what we're waiting to find out, and the results will either be spectacular or very underwhelming. Check out a preview below.


Heroes Reborn (NBC) Thursday, 8 p.m.  - "Brave New World" and "Odessa"

Series premiere! - When it was first announced that NBC would be reviving its Heroes series with a new miniseries this fall, the news was widely met with yawns and shrugs. After all, this is a show that was a phenomenon in its early seasons, only to fizzle by the time it ended. What good could a revival do? Well, we're about to find out, for better or for worse. Check out a preview below.


Guardians of the Galaxy (Disney XD) Saturday, 9:30 p.m. - "Road to Knowhere" and "Knowhere to Run"

Series premiere! - At last, the Guardians of the Galaxy animated series is finally here, and it promises to be a thrilling debut. For months, we've seen teasers covering everything from the characters to the eventual plot, and now we get to finally see it all come together. Check out a preview below.



Gotham (FOX) 8 p.m. - "Rise of the Villains: Damned if You Do..."

Season premiere! - Against his better judgment, Detective James Gordon asks Penguin for help; Bruce explores secrets hidden in his father's office.


Gravity Falls (Disney XD) 8 p.m. - "Roadside Attraction"

Grunkle Stan takes the kids with him on a road trip.


Star vs. The Forces of Evil (Disney XD) 8:30 p.m. - "Storm the Castle"

Marco is captured and held for ransom.

Minority Report (FOX) 9 p.m. - "Pilot"

Read more in our Highlights section above.

Scorpion (CBS) 9 p.m. - "Satellite of Love"

Season premiere! - When a nuclear powered Russian satellite is knocked out of orbit, the new Director of Homeland Security reunites the team; Paige and Walter confront their feelings.



The Muppets (ABC) 8 p.m. - "Pig Girls Don't Cry"

Read more in our Highlights section above.

Scream Queens (FOX) 8 p.m. - "Pilot" and "Hell Week"

Series premiere! - The most popular sorority, Kappa House, is ruled by Chanel Oberlin's iron fist until Dean Cathy Munsch steps in; a devil-clad killer wreaks havoc on campus.


From Dusk Till Dawn (El Rey) 9 p.m. - "Bondage"

Richie and Seth call a truce and work together to find Malvado’s headquarters. Carlos, unhinged from the Labyrinth, abducts Santanico and claims her for himself. And Kate enlists Freddie’s help as she attempts to save her brother.

Face Off(Syfy) 9 p.m. - "Judgement Day"

Remaining artists add their own twist to the Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse.

Limitless (CBS) 10 p.m. - "Pilot"

Read more in our Highlights section above.


Ghost Hunters (Syfy) 9 p.m. - "A Fright at the Opera"

A demonic entity at the Burlingame & Chaffee Opera House in Carthage, Mo.; a family believes a presence has taken over its children.


Paranormal Witness (Syfy) 10 p.m. - "Poppy's Revenge"

After a guilt-ridden granddaughter turns off her grandfather's life support, he returns to terrify her and her family.


Steven Universe (TOON) 5:30 p.m. - "Catch and Release"

A look inside Steven's bathroom.


Heroes Reborn (NBC) 8 p.m. - "Brave New World" and "Odessa"

Read more in our Highlights section above.

Dominion (Syfy) 10 p.m. - "Day of Wrath"

With Vega smoldering, Michael squares off with Gabriel; Noma's past is explored; Arika contemplates her escape; William makes a decision that seals Vega's fate; Alex tries to save everyone.

Geeks Who Drink (Syfy) 11 p.m. - "Tricia Helfer vs. Kevin Weisman"

Tricia Helfer's ``Battle Bar Galactica'' competes against Kevin Weisman's ``Weapons of Mass Consumption.''


Z Nation (Syfy) 10 p.m. - "Zombie Road"

The Heroes encounter a wagon train transporting survivors of the nuclear blast to safety; the Heroes go on a quest for a cure.


Continuum (Syfy) 11 p.m. - "Power Hour"

Alec joins Carlos and the VPD; Kiera and Garza form an alliance.



Doctor Who (BBC America) 9 p.m. - "The Witch's Familiar"

The Doctor finds himself trapped and companionless in a Dalek city without his sonic screwdriver or his TARDIS.


Ultimate Spider-Man: Web Warriors (Disney XD) 9 p.m. - "The Revenge of Arnim Zola"

Spidey's classmates engage in a fight to give Spidey the chance to break free from Arnim Zola's clutches.

Guardians of the Galaxy (Disney XD) 9:30 p.m. - "Road to Knowhere" and "Knowhere to Run"

Read more in our Highlights section above.


Once Upon a Time (ABC) 8 p.m. - "The Dark Swan"

Season premiere! - Those searching for Emma receive help from unexpected allies; Emma struggles to resist her dark urges as she tries to find Merlin before her transformation is complete.


Fear the Walking Dead (AMC) 9 p.m. - "Cobalt"

The National Guard's plan for the neighborhood is revealed; Travis and Madison make a difficult decision.


The Last Man on Earth (FOX) 9:30 p.m. - "Is There Anybody Out There?"

Season premiere! - Phil and Carol decide to leave Tucson, Ariz., behind and embark on a road trip across the United States.


The Strain (FX) 10 p.m. - "Fallen Light"

Eph must choose between Zack's safety and the safety of the citizens of NYC; Gus and Angel assemble an unlikely gang of Sun-hunters.


(Episode snynopses via Zap2It)