The Ultimate 2024 TV Show Preview: A Complete List of New and Returning Series (and Premiere Dates)

From 'Abbott Elementary' to 'Grey's Anatomy'

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If you’re unsure what to add to your streaming queue in 2024, you’ve come to the right place. 

The New Year marks a new streaming era with loads of new options to add to your list on Netflix, Prime Video and more. There are countless series that are returning for new seasons, including The Conners, Abbott Elementary, Grey's Anatomy, Virgin River and The Bachelor. There are also several shows that are premiering for the first time, like The Brothers Sun, Fool Me Once and Griselda

Whether you prefer a laugh-out-loud comedy or an edge-of-your-seat thriller, there’s something for viewers of all ages. Keep scrolling for a complete 2024 TV show preview, including premiere dates and where to watch.


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1. The Brothers Sun

  • Premiere date: January 4
  • Cast: Michelle Yeoh, Justin Chien, Sam Song Li, Highdee Kuan

The comedy is about a Taipei gangster who’s forced to protect his mother and brother after his father is assassinated. The only problem? His family has been sheltered from his true profession…until now. 

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2. The Conners (Season 6)

  • Premiere date: February 7
  • Cast: John Goodman, Laurie Metcalf, Sara Gilbert, Alicia Goranson

The Roseanne spin-off is returning for more family drama in season six, which follows the Conner family—Dan, Jackie, Darlene, Becky and D.J.—as they navigate adulthood. Cue the canned laughter.

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3. Not Dead Yet (Season 2)

  • Premiere date: February 7
  • Cast: Gina Rodriguez, Hannah Simone, Lauren Ash, Rick Glassman

Meet Nell, a newly single woman who’s so desperate for a fresh start, she accepts a job as an obituary writer. She develops an interest in the subject matter when she realizes that she can communicate with ghosts. 

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4. Abbott Elementary (Season 3)

  • Premiere date: February 7
  • Cast: Quinta Brunson, Tyler James Williams, Janelle James, Lisa Ann Walter, Sheryl Lee Ralph

If you’re looking for a good laugh, be sure to tune into the one-hour premiere of Abbott Elementary season three. The sitcom follows the employees of an underfunded public school that’s run by a tone-deaf principal. 

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5. Young Sheldon (Season 7)

  • Premiere date: February 15
  • Cast: Iain Armitage, Zoe Perry, Lance Barber, Annie Potts

Serving as a prequel to The Big Bang Theory, the series follows a much younger Sheldon Cooper during his upbringing in Texas. The show addresses countless questions about how Sheldon’s character became who he is.

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6. Ghosts (Season 3)

  • Premiere date: February 15
  • Cast: Rose McIver, Utkarsh Ambudkar, Brandon Scott Jones

Based on the U.K. series, the story follows a young couple who inherit a mansion that’s haunted by its previous residents. What could possibly go wrong?


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1. Fool Me Once

  • Premiere date: January 1
  • Cast: Michelle Keegan, Adeel Akhtar, Richard Armitage

Based on the namesake Harlan Coben novel, the limited series introduces viewers to a woman who’s grieving the loss of her husband…or so she thinks. Everything changes when she installs a nanny cam in their daughter’s room and catches a glimpse of her supposedly dead husband. 

2. True Detective: Night Country

  • Premiere date: January 14
  • Cast: Jodie Foster, Kali Reis, Fiona Shaw, Finn Bennett

The new season takes place in Ennis, Alaska, shortly after eight men mysteriously vanish from the Tsalal Arctic Research Station. The investigation is spearheaded by Detective Liz Danvers (played by Jodie Foster).

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3. Griselda

  • Premiere date: January 25
  • Cast: Sofía Vergara, Alberto Guerra, Vanessa Ferlito, Alberto Ammann

Sofía Vergara shows off her acting versatility in the upcoming limited series, which is inspired by the life story of drug kingpin Griselda Blanco.

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4. The Good Doctor (Season 7)

  • Premiere date: February 20
  • Cast: Freddie Highmore, Nicholas Gonzalez, Antonia Thomas

The medical drama focuses on a surgeon with autism who uses his extraordinary mind to help his patients. The series is like a cross between Grey's Anatomy and House.

5. 9-1-1 (Season 7)

  • Premiere date: March 14
  • Cast: Angela Bassett, Peter Krause, Oliver Stark, Jennifer Love Hewitt

The Ryan Murphy series used to air on Fox, but it found a new home at ABC. The procedural drama offers a realistic glimpse into the lives of first responders, including police officers, firefighters and dispatchers, as they work together to save lives on a variety of heart-stopping emergencies.

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6. Grey’s Anatomy (Season 20)

  • Premiere date: March 14
  • Cast: Richard Webber, Kim Raver, Kevin McKidd

The drama series follows the employees of Grey-Sloan Memorial Hospital as they balance their personal and professional lives. The new season heavily focuses on the new interns, now that Ellen Pompeo (Meredith Grey) is no longer a series regular. 

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7. Bridgerton (Season 3)

  • Premiere date: May 16
  • Cast: Luke Newton, Nicola Coughlan, Phoebe Dynevor, Jonathan Bailey

Unlike the first two seasons, the new installment focuses on the love story between Colin and Penelope. The series is set in London during the early 1800s (commonly known as the Regency Period).

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8. Virgin River (Season 6)

  • Premiere date: TBA
  • Cast: Alexandra Breckenridge, Martin Henderson, Colin Lawrence

Netflix hasn’t announced a release date for Virgin River season six, but if the upcoming installment is anything like the previous ones, it will likely arrive sometime in summer 2024. The drama series focuses on a nurse practitioner who moves to a small town for a fresh start. 


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1. La Brea (Season 3)

  • Premiere date: January 9
  • Cast: Natalie Zea, Eoin Macken, Chiké Okonkwo, Zyra Gorecki

The sci-fi drama depicts the aftermath of a giant sinkhole in Los Angeles. The natural disaster causes chaos, separates families and teases more danger to come. 

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2. Echo

  • Premiere date: January 10
  • Cast: Alaqua Cox, Vincent D'Onofrio, Chaske Spencer

Based on the namesake Marvel Comics character, the miniseries tells the story of Maya Lopez, a woman who’s forced to revisit her past when old demons resurface. 

3. The Walking Dead: The Ones Who Live

  • Premiere date: February 25
  • Cast: Andrew Lincoln, Danai Gurira and Pollyanna McIntosh

Andrew Lincoln, Danai Gurira and Pollyanna McIntosh are reprising their roles in the follow-up series, which takes place after the events of the original Walking Dead series. 

4. Fallout

  • Premiere date: April 12
  • Cast: Ella Purnell, Aaron Moten, Walton Goggins

Based on the best-selling video game franchise, the new series takes place in a post-apocalyptic America after a nuclear war. The story is told from the perspective of the survivors. 


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1. Queer Eye (Season 7)

  • Premiere date: January 24
  • Cast: Antoni Porowski, Bobby Berk, Jonathan Van Ness, Karamo Brown, Tan France

Join the Fab Five—Antoni Porowski, Bobby Berk, Jonathan Van Ness, Karamo Brown and Tan France—as they tackle a new set of makeovers in New Orleans. 

2. Farmer Wants a Wife (Season 2)

  • Premiere date: February 1
  • Cast: Jennifer Nettles

If you love The Bachelor, then you need to tune into the second season of Farmer Wants a Wife. The reality show follows four farmers who are looking for life partners that can handle their laid-back lifestyle. 

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3. The Voice (Season 25)

  • Premiere date: February 26
  • Cast: Reba McEntire, John Legend, Chance the Rapper, Dan + Shay

Season 25 coaches include Reba McEntire, John Legend, Chance the Rapper and newcomers Dan + Shay. The show begins with the Blind Auditions, where the coaches create teams based on the singer’s voice alone. The musicians continue to compete against each other through live performances until a winner is crowned. 

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4. Survivor (Season 46)

  • Premiere date: February 28
  • Cast: Jeff Probst

The show enlists a group of castaways to travel to a deserted island, where they’re divided into teams and forced to fend for themselves for shelter and food. They compete in a variety of challenges that are designed to test their mental and physical capabilities. 

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5. The Amazing Race (Season 36)

  • Premiere date: March 13
  • Cast: Phil Keoghan

Follow eleven teams as they travel the globe and complete a variety of challenges on this race around the world. One team is eliminated during each leg of the race until the winner receives $1,000,000.

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6. The Bachelor (Season 28)

  • Premiere date: January 22
  • Cast: Joey Graziadei, Jesse Palmer

The next season of The Bachelor focuses on Joey Graziadei's journey to find love. The show enlists 30 women to date the eligible bachelor, who previously starred on The Bachelorette. Graziadei eliminates contestants on a weekly basis until there's one woman standing. 

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7. American Idol (Season 22)

  • Premiere date: February 18
  • Cast: Ryan Seacrest, Lionel Richie, Katy Perry, Luke Bryan

American Idol is returning with more must-see auditions in the upcoming two-hour premiere. The singing competition features judges Lionel Richie, Katy Perry and Luke Bryan searching for America’s next big thing. 

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8. The Jinx: Part Two

  • Premiere date: TBA
  • Cast: Robert Durst

The documentary is a continuation of The Jinx, which ends on a spine-tingling note, with Robert Durst finally confessing to the infamous murders. Part Two picks up where the first half ends.

Additional 2024 premiere dates:

January 7
Chicago Med (Season 9)
Chicago Fire (Season 12)
Chicago P.D. (Season 11)
The Great North (Season 4)

January 11
Boy Swallows Universe

January 18
Law & Order (Season 23)
Law & Order: SVU (Season 25)
Law & Order: Organized Crime (Season 4)

February 11

February 12
Bob Hearts Abishola (Season 5)
NCIS (Season 21)
NCIS: Hawai’i (Season 3)
The Neighborhood (Season 6)

February 13
FBI (Season 6)
FBI: International (Season 3)
FBI: Most Wanted (Season 5)

February 14
Love Is Blind (Season 7)

February 15
So Help Me Todd (Season 2)

February 16
Blue Bloods (Season 14)
Fire Country (Season 2)
S.W.A.T. (Season 7)

February 18
CSI: Vegas (Season 3)
The Equalizer (Season 4)

February 20
The Rookie (Season 6)
Will Trent (Season 2)

February 26
Deal or No Deal Island

February 29

March 5
Alert: Missing Persons Unit (Season 2)
The Cleaning Lady (Season 3)

March 7
The Gentlemen

March 14
Station 19 (Season 7)

Date not yet announced
Curb Your Enthusiasm (Season 12)
The Regime
The Sympathizer
Tokyo Vice
(Season 2)
Pretty Little Liars: Summer School
(Season 3)
The Sex Lives of College Girls (Season 3)
House of the Dragon (Season 2)
My Brilliant Friend (Season 4)
Industry (Season 3)

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