Fall TV preview 2014: Watch the trailers

Executives from the top TV networks are gathered in New York City this week to unveil their hot new shows. Influenced by the success of superheroes on the big screen, get ready for more comic book series (“Constantine,” “Gotham” and “Marvel’s Agent Carter”) mixed with the more traditional dramas and comedies.

Network execs hope these first glimpses of their new offerings will be enough to catch new viewers. Click the images below to watch trailers of the shows.






'State of Affairs'

Mondays on NBC

Katherine Heigl stars as a CIA analyst on the hunt for her fiancé's killer -- with help from his mother, the president.


Fridays on NBC

Matt Ryan plays John Constantine, a demon hunter reluctantly drawn back into the fight when demons target an old friend's daughter. Based on the DC Comics series "Hellblazer."

'Marry Me'

Tuesdays on NBC

Ken Marino and Casey Wilson play a couple who have remained inseparable for six years. But after a series of misunderstandings, they decide to postpone their engagement.

'Bad Judge'

Thursdays on NBC

Kate Walsh ("Private Practice") stars as a tough and uncensored Los Angeles criminal court judge with a chaotic personal life.

'The Mysteries of Laura'

Wednesdays on NBC

Debra Messing stars as Laura Diamond, a NYPD homicide detective who must balance her job with a home life that includes unruly twin boys and a husband who won't sign divorce papers.

'A to Z'

Thursdays on NBC

Ben Feldman and Christina Milioti star in this dating comedy.

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Mondays on Fox

Ben McKenzie plays Gotham City Police detective James Gordon in this prequel to the "Batman" stories of DC Comics.

'Wayward Pines'

Midseason on Fox

Matt Dillon plays a Secret Service agent trying to find two missing agents in the small Idaho town of Wayward Pines, one of those places where nothing is quite what it seems.


Midseason on Fox

Rainn Wilson plays Everett Backstrom, a grouchy, self-destructive police detective in Portland's Serious Crimes Unit in this mystery series.


Tuesdays and Fridays on Fox

Reality series in which 15 everyday people are transplanted to an isolated, undeveloped location for a year and attempt to create their own civilization.


Sundays on Fox

Stand-up comedian John Mulaney plays a version of himself in New York City in this sitcom based on his life and experiences.


Midseason on Fox

Sorcery and sexy combine in this series set in ancient Egypt, in which a charismatic thief is taken out of prison to serve the pharaoh.


Midseason on Fox

Terrence Howard and Taraji P. Henson star in this family drama set in the world of hip-hop music, that will feature lots of original songs.


Thursdays on Fox

David Tennant reprises his role in this American remake of the BBC series "Broadchurch." Tennant plays a police detective investigating the murder of a young boy in a small coastal town.

'The Last Man on Earth'

Midseason on Fox

In this comedy series Will Forte plays an average guy who just happens to be the only guy left on Earth.


Tuesdays on ABC

A modern-day take on "My Fair Lady," "Selfie" stars Karen Gillan as a self-obsessed social media star and John Cho as her rebranding guru.


Tuesdays on ABC

Dr. Henry Morgan (Ioan Gruffudd), New York City’s star medical examiner, has a secret that only his best friend (Judd Hirsch) knows.

'Manhattan Love Story'

Tuesdays on ABC

A romantic comedy that explores the differences between men and women through the unfiltered thoughts of a new couple.


Wednesdays on ABC

Anthony Anderson plays a family man who sets out to establish a sense of cultural identity, with a little help from his dad (Laurence Fishburne).

'How to Get Away With Murder'

Thursdays on ABC

Viola Davis plays a brilliant, seductive law professor who becomes entangled with four students from her class.


Fridays on ABC

Comedian Cristela Alonzo stars as a would-be lawyer who struggles with preconceived notions of her family.

'Fresh Off the Boat'

Midseason on ABC

Based on Eddie Huang's memoir of the same name, this single-camera comedy centers on a hip-hop enthusiast (Hudson Yang) as he grows up in suburban Orlando, Fla., raised by an immigrant father. Culture shock inevitably ensues.

'The Whispers'

Midseason on ABC

Originally titled "The Visitors," this drama centers on an unseen alien force preying on humans and using children to overtake the world. It stars Barry Sloane, Lily Rabe and Milo Ventimiglia. It's written and co-executive produced by "Under the Dome's" Soo Hugh.

'American Crime'

March on ABC

A young California couple are attacked in their home and four suspects are arrested in a case that stirs tensions across racial lines. Felicity Huffman stars along with Timothy Hutton. Written, directed and produced by John Ridley.


Mondays on CBS

Elyes Gabel, Robert Patrick and Katharine McPhee star in this espionage caper about an underground network of geniuses.

'NCIS: New Orleans'

Tuesdays on CBS

Scott Bakula leads the investigative team in the latest spin-off of the popular "NCIS" franchise.

'Madam Secretary'

Sundays on CBS

Tea Leoni plays a college professor recruited to become Secretary of State and must balance international politics and her home life.


Wednesdays on CBS

"The Following" creator Kevin Willamson is the writer-producer behind this L.A. crime drama starring Maggie Q and Dylan McDermott.

'The McCarthys'

Thursdays on CBS

Tyler Ritter (son of TV's late John Ritter) stars as a gay man much put upon by his extended Irish family.


Wednesdays on CBS

Halle Berry plays an astronaut who comes back from a solo space mission pregnant. But who's the dad? Steven Spielberg is executive producer of this science fiction drama.

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'The Flash'

Tuesdays on the CW

The origin story of fast-moving superhero Barry Allen, a.k.a. the Flash. A spinoff of the network's hit superhero drama, "Arrow," the series stars Grant Gustin as the boy wonder.

'Jane the Virgin'

Mondays on the CW

A drama based on the Venezuelan telenovela "Juana la Virgen" centers on a hardworking religious girl who, due to a string of outrageous events, is accidentally artificially inseminated.