Fall TV preview: Get ready for reboots, revivals and spinoffs -- and a few farewells

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(CNN)The post-Labor Day play traditionally brings an onslaught of caller TV programs, a signifier dating backmost to the infancy of broadcast television. But successful the unit to summation attention, an inordinate fig of caller shows are variations of aged oregon existing ones, with reboots, revivals and spinoffs, until we tin enactment similar it's 1989.

As shot subordinate Yogi Berra famously said, it's déjà vu each implicit again. Familiar intelligence spot (or "IP," arsenic the studios similar to telephone it) is lone 1 of the trends this fall, which besides includes a just magnitude of music-themed programming and a fig of programs saying farewell. While bid finales usually hold for the extremity of the authoritative TV play successful May, successful the property of streaming, there's a full batch of everything, twelvemonth round.

Inspired by the award-winning bid    of the aforesaid  name, "The Wonder Years" is simply a coming-of-age communicative   acceptable   successful  the precocious   1960s that takes a nostalgic look   astatine  a achromatic  middle-class household  successful  Montgomery, Alabama.

In presumption of throwback-Thursday vibes, thing says it much than caller versions of "The Wonder Years" and "Doogie Howser, M.D.," staples of ABC's docket from the precocious '80s into the '90s. The archetypal returns with a predominantly Black formed to its erstwhile network, portion the second becomes "Doogie Kamealoha, M.D.," with "Andi Mack's" Peyton Elizabeth Lee arsenic the teenage doctor, connected sibling streamer Disney+.

    Joining the long database of returning shows, CBS besides revives "CSI" arsenic "CSI: Vegas" with respective acquainted faces and a fewer caller ones, joining spinoffs "FBI: International" and "NCIS: Hawaii," successful a lineup that again looks arsenic if it gets a discount connected abbreviated titles.

      "Dexter" besides returns successful November, with the producers and prima Michael C. Hall saying they anticipation to expunge the representation of what's considered among the worst bid finales ever, 8 years aft the serial killer/vigilante signed off.

      When immoderate   of your favourite  shows are returning with caller   episodes

      Finally, conscionable to beryllium everything aged -- like, truly aged -- is caller again, Jay Leno volition big a syndicated mentation of the crippled amusement "You Bet Your Life," primitively fronted by Groucho Marx successful the 1950s. Leno told the Los Angeles Times that comics person to "change with the times," but successful TV? Not ever truthful much.

      In presumption of different autumn trends to watch, present are a few:

      So long, farewell.

      Scott Porter and Tom Ellis successful  'Lucifer,' which begins its last  play   connected  Netflix.

      While the autumn is usually associated with beginnings successful TV terms, respective long-running shows volition motion disconnected during the 4th quarter.

      After having been rescued by Netflix, "Lucifer" -- which started its hellish travel connected Fox -- volition aerial its sixth and last season, starting Sept. 10. Ditto for "Dear White People" (Sept. 22), different Netflix show; and Amazon's "Goliath," starring Billy Bob Thornton, which begins pleading its last lawsuit connected Sept. 24.

      HBO's "Insecure" returns with its past batch of episodes successful October. As for broadcasters, "Brooklyn Nine-Nine" -- which made the leap from Fox to NBC -- volition extremity its eight-season patrol Sept. 16, and the CW's "Supergirl" took disconnected for its last 13-episode formation connected Aug. 24, aft its play was interrupted by Covid.

      Music, music, music.

      Eve, Brandy, Naturi Naughton and Nadine Velazquez successful  ABC's 'Queens.'

      Undaunted by the struggles of "Zoey's Extraordinary Playlist" connected NBC, euphony volition again play a portion successful the networks' primetime lineups, beyond the customary world contention formats.

      In that second category, Fox volition brace "The Masked Singer" with different caller singing show, "Alter Ego," this clip having contestants vie arsenic their "dream avatar," utilizing ocular effects to make their on-stage appearance.

      On the scripted side, Fox's astir ambitious effort mightiness beryllium "The Big Leap," a show-within-a-show astir a dancing contention series, and the lives and dreams of the radical trying retired for it, arsenic good arsenic the producers down it.

      ABC, meanwhile, offers a caller amusement with immoderate thematic similarities to the Peacock bid "Girls5eva," astir the grown-up members of a '90s miss group. "Queens" likewise focuses connected a radical of women (Brandy, Eve, Naturi Naughton and Nadine Velazquez) who effort to equine a comeback, successful this lawsuit to their days arsenic hip-hop stars.

      It's worthy noting, too, that the period of September volition see Apple TV+'s presumption of the Tony-nominated Broadway philharmonic "Come From Away," and the movie philharmonic "Everybody's Talking About Jamie," which lands connected Amazon Sept. 17 aft a little theatrical window.

        Not to beryllium near out, Netflix volition contiguous "Diana: The Musical" (Oct. 1), a filmed signifier accumulation of the Princess Diana musical; and "Tick, Tick ... Boom!," Lin-Manuel Miranda's adaptation (and directing debut) of a biographical philharmonic astir "Rent" creator Jonathan Larson, hitting theaters and the streaming work successful November.

        They'll notably person much institution successful theaters, with "Dear Evan Hansen" -- the philharmonic that bushed retired "Come From Away" at the Tony Awards successful 2017 -- followed successful December by Steven Spielberg's remake of "West Side Story."

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