Fall Favorites: 7 Shows to Check Out Based on Their Trailers (PHOTOS)

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Apple TV+

The Morning Show (Apple TV+)

Premieres Fall 2019

Jennifer Aniston, Reese Witherspoon and Steve Carell headline this star-studded series that follows the inner workings of a morning news program. In the long-awaited first look viewers get a peek at the dramatic tale that teases the tenuous nature of power positions.

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HBO

Watchmen (HBO)

Premieres October 2019

The most recent trailer for HBO’s upcoming series provides an epic look at Damon Lindelof’s interpretation of the cult favorite universe which was first introduced in Alan Moore’s ’80s comics. With Oscar-winner Regina King in the mix, the network’s next big project appears to be a slam dunk based on the trailer alone.

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Netflix

The Politician (Netflix)

Premieres Friday, September 27

Ryan Murphy’s first venture into Netflix’s originals library looks crazy good with a quick-paced teaser that shines a light on its lead Ben Platt as well as high-profile cast mates Jessica Lange, Gwyneth Paltrow and Dylan McDermott among others. The series follows Platt’s future presidential hopeful Payton.

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Amazon Prime Video

Modern Love (Amazon Prime Video)

Premieres Friday, October 18

It’s true when they say all you need is a good song and the the trailer for Amazon Prime Video’s romantic anthology series is simple with soundless clips featuring the classic “Love Will Keep Us Together” playing over them. Modern Love‘s stacked cast is also the highlight of the trailer with the likes of Tina Fey, John Slattery, Dev Patel, Anne Hathaway and more making appearances.

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Godfather of Harlem (EPIX)

Premieres Sunday, September 29, 10/9c

This period drama is set in 1960s Harlem where Bumpy Johnson (Forest Whitaker) returns home to discover the neighborhood he once ruled has been overrun by the Italian mob. In the exciting trailer, see Whitaker take on the challenges in his way through a quest of redemption. Plus, catch all of the famous faces also included in the first look at the show.

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Stumptown (ABC)

Premieres Wednesday, September 25, 10/9c

Cobie Smulders is returning to TV in a big way and her role’s nothing like How I Met Your Mother‘s Robin. The actress kicks butt and takes names later in the action-packed teaser for the newbie series that’s sure to excite viewers.

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Batwoman (The CW)

Sunday, October 6, 8/7c

Get ready for Gotham’s next savior as Ruby Rose dons the batsuit to become the titular Batwoman. Watch as the new hero paves her own way in the superhero genre world.

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While the summer begins to wind down we can't help but think of the fall TV slate, which includes various fan favorites as well as a hefty list of new titles.

For the shows we already know, it's an easy decision to tune in, but for those fresh faces joining the mix this year, a lot of judgment is made on trailers. Whether they're deceiving or not, you can usually tell when something's going to be good based on the teasers.

So, we're rounding up a few of this fall's fresh titles that are a must-see... based on their trailers. Click through the gallery above to see which shows made our list and watch the teasers for yourself.