9 New TV Series Premieres to Watch in November
Audiences have a whole slew of new shows to look forward to in the coming month. There are several highly anticipated comedies and dramas set to make their debut over the next several weeks, including the latest period drama from Netflix and USA’s new film-to-TV adaptation, Shooter. Below, check out nine TV series premieres to watch this November.
1. Stan Against Evil, November 2
John McGinley stars as the disgruntled former sheriff of a small town in New England who was forced into retirement. Though he struggles with the idea of handing over his authority to his replacement, Evie Barret (Janet Varney), the two form an unlikely partnership when a plague of unleashed demons begin to haunt the quaint town. The IFC series airs on Wednesday nights at 10 p.m. EST.
2. The Crown, November 4
Based on Peter Morgan’s play The Audience, Netflix’s decades-spanning period drama follows the story of Queen Elizabeth II and the prime ministers who shaped post-war Britain. It will delve into two of the most famous addresses in the world — Buckingham Palace and 10 Downing Street — and all of the intrigues, romances, and conspiracies behind the events that shaped the second half of the 20th century. Claire Foy, Matt Smith, Jared Harris, Vanessa Kirby, John Lithgow, and Greg Wise star in the ambitious series.
3. Good Behavior, November 15
Based on the novella series by Blake Crouch, TNT’s new drama stars Michelle Dockery as Letty Dobesh, a thief and con artist who was recently released from prison. Though she attempts to stay on the right path, reuniting with her young son and checking in with a substance-abuse counselor, her efforts are derailed when she overhears a hit man getting hired to kill a man’s wife. She sets out to stop the job, but soon gets caught in a dangerous relationship with the killer. Juan Diego Botto, Lusia Strus, and Terry Kinney round out the series’ cast.
4. Shooter, November 15
Ryan Phillippe stars in this USA drama, following Bob Lee Swagger, a former Marine sniper who is attempting to adjust to civilian life after leaving the military. When a plot to kill the president is uncovered, Swagger is drawn back into a secret operation, with the Secret Service seeking his expertise to help keep the commander in chief safe. The series, co-starring Cynthia Addai-Robinson, Omar Epps, Eddie McClintock, Tembi Locke, and Shantel VanSanten, is based on the 2007 film of the same name (itself adapted from Stephen Hunter’s novel, Point of Impact).
5. Sweet/Vicious, November 15
MTV puts its own twist on the superhero genre with this offbeat teen drama following Jules (Eliza Bennett) and Ophelia (Taylor Dearden), two college girls who take on double lives as vigilantes in order to stop the injustices taking place on campus. The two must balance their new lives with ordinary college problems, including friends, meddling parents, and love interests. The show airs on Tuesdays at 10 p.m. EST.
6. Undercover, November 17
The six part BBC drama hails from Peter Moffat, the creator of the U.K. series that HBO’s recent hit, The Night Of, is based on. It stars Sophie Okonedo as Maya Cobbina, a British lawyer conducting a long-term legal fight to prove the innocence of U.S. death row inmate Rudy Jones.
When Maya is nominated to become the first black woman to be England’s top public prosecutor, the position is jeopardized by her husband’s secret past. The miniseries stirred up a ton of chatter when it aired overseas earlier this year, so there’s a good chance that stateside viewers will be just as captivated when it premieres on BBC America this fall.
7. Search Party, November 21
TBS’s new comedy follows five self-absorbed 20-somethings who become entangled in the mystery surrounding the disappearance of a former college acquaintance. Alia Shawkat, John Early, John Reynolds, and Meredith Hagner co-star in the series, which will air its entire first season during Thanksgiving week (November 21-25). Two episodes will run every night of the week from 11 p.m. to midnight EST. All 10 episodes will also be available on demand on the night of premiere for those looking for their next binge-friendly show.
8. Gilmore Girls: A Year in the Life, November 25
Lorelai, Rory, and the rest of the Stars Hollow gang are back in Netflix’s highly anticipated revival. Consisting of four, 90-minute long episodes (each of which will encompass a different season of the year), the series will reportedly follow along as the three generations of Gilmore women grapple with change and the complicated bonds of family. The entire original cast, including Lauren Graham, Alexis Bledel, Emily Bishop, and Melissa McCarthy, are set to reprise their roles in the upcoming show.
9. Incorporated, November 30
Executive produced by Matt Damon and Ben Affleck, this new Syfy series takes place in a future where companies have seemingly unlimited power. Sean Teale stars as Ben Larson, a young executive who puts everything on the line in order to infiltrate the all-controlling corporate world and save the woman he loves — possibly with deadly consequences. Allison Miller, Eddie Ramos, Julia Ormond, and Dennis Haysbert also co-star in the drama.
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