2018 Fall Television Guide to new and returning Science Fiction, Horror and Fantasy shows

This is the 2018 Fall Television Guide to new and returning Science Fiction, Horror, and Fantasy shows. As we move toward the end of the first full week of Fall television, wants to share the menu of upcoming sci-fi, horror and fantasy shows that we plan to watch and comment on here. We are going to try to watch all of them, but we have day jobs so be patient. Bookmark this list because we will update it regularly with it as new review links, dates as they get announced and new shows as we adopt them.


Sundays 2018 Fall Television Guide
Star Wars Resistance
  • 8/7c – Supergirl Season 4 (The CW) – NEW NIGHT—(Oct. 14th)9/8c – Charmed (The CW)—Oct. 14th
  • 9/8c –The Last Ship Season 5—September 9
  •  Doctor Who Season 11—October 7
  • 10/9c – Star Wars Resistance—October 7

Mondays 2018 Fall Television Guide
“The Justice League Recombination” — The guys find a “super” use for Penny’s new boyfriend, Zack, when they enter a costume contest as the Justice League, on THE BIG BANG THEORY, on the CBS Television Network. Pictured (left to right): Kunal Nayyar (with seahorse), Simon Helberg, Kaley Cuoco, Brian Thomas Smith, Johnny Galecki and Jim Parsons. costumes courtesy DC Comics Photo: Cliff Lipson/CBS ©2010 Broadcasting Inc. All Rights Reserved
  • 8/7c – Big Bang Theory—September 24th
  • 10/9c – Manifest (NBC)—Sept. 24th
  • 8/7c – Arrow Season 7 (The CW)—Oct. 15th
  • 9/8c – DC’s Legends of Tomorrow Season 4 (The CW)—Oct. 22nd
  • 9/8c – Mars Season 2 (NatGeo)—Nov. 12th


  • 8/7c – The Gifted Season 2 (Fox)—Sept. 25th
  • 8/7c – The Flash Season 5 (The CW)—Oct. 9th
  • 9/8c – Black Lightning Season 2 (The CW)—Oct. 9th
  • 10/9c – The Purge (USA Network)—Sept. 4th

Wednesdays 2018 Fall Television Guide
American Horror Story Apocalypse
  • 8/7c – Riverdale Season 3 (The CW)—Oct. 10th
  • 10/9c – American Horror Story: Apocalypse (FX)—Sept. 12th

Thursdays 2018 Fall Television Guide
THE GOOD PLACE — “Everything is Bonzer! Pt. 1” Episode 301 — Pictured: (l-r) William Jackson Harper as Chidi, Kristen Bell as Eleanor — (Photo by: Justin Lubin/NBC)
  • 8/7c – Supernatural Season 14 (The CW)—Oct. 11th
  • 8:30/7:30c – The Good Place Season 3 (NBC)—Sept. 27th
  • 9/8c – Legacies (The CW)—Oct. 25th

Fridays 2018 Fall Television Guide
VAN HELSING — “Fresh Tendrils” Episode 301 — Pictured: Kelly Overton as Vanessa Van Helsing — (Photo by: Dan Power/Nomadic Pictures Inc./SYFY)
  • 9/8c – Van Helsing (SyFy)—Oct. 5th
  • 10/9c – Z Nation (SyFy)—Oct. 5th
  • 9/8c – Midnight, Texas Season 2 (NBC)—Oct. 26th
  • 8/7c – Outlander (Starz), Nov. 4th

Saturdays 2018 Fall Television Guide

Also, time for streaming or DVR!! (Maybe college football?)

Binge-worthy suggestions include: Altered Carbon (Netflix), Philip K. Dick’s Electric Dreams (Amazon) and Lost in Space (Netflix). And of course, any show or any season of the shows listed here that you haven’t fallen in love with yet, or need to catch up with.

The Latest in Binge-worthy streaming…

  • Iron Fist Season 2 – (Netflix)—out now
  • Man in the High Castle Season 2 (Amazon)October 5
  • Maniac (Netflix)—out now
  • The First, (Hulu)—out now

Midseason Premieres 2018 Fall Television Guide
MARVEL’S AGENTS OF S.H.I.E.L.D. – ABCs “Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. stars Henry Simmons as Alphonso “Mack” MacKenzie, Natalia Cordova-Buckley as Elena “Yo-Yo” Rodriguez, Chloe Bennet as Daisy Johnson, Clark Gregg as Phil Coulson, Ming-Na Wen as Melinda May, Iain De Caestecker as Leo Fitz, and Elizabeth Henstridge as Jemma Simmons. (ABC/Matthias Clamer)
  • Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. (ABC)—summer 2019
  • The Orville Season 2 (Fox)—Dec. 30,
  • The Passage (Fox)
  • Gotham Season 5 (Fox)
  • Cosmos Season 2 (Fox)
  • The InBetween (Fox)
  • Roswell, New Mexico (CW)
  • Star Trek: Discovery (CBS All Access)—April 2019
  • Game of Thrones (HBO)—April 2019

Additional 2019 Shows to watch for: 2018 Fall Television Guide
THE MAGICIANS — “Will You Play With Me?” Episode 313 — Pictured: (l-r) Daniel Nemes as Gavin, Rick Worthy as Dean Fogg, Jade Tailor as Kady Orloff-Diaz, Hale Appleman as Eliot Waugh, Summer Bishil as Margo Hanson, Arjun Gupta as Penny Adiyodi, Trevor Einhorn as Josh Hoberman, Jason Ralph as Quentin Coldwater — (Photo by: Eric Milner/Syfy)
  • The Magicians Season 4, (SyFy)
  • The Expanse Season 4, (Amazon)
  •  iZombie Season 4, (CW)
  • The 100 Season 6, (CW)
  • Legion (FX)
  • Cloak and Dagger Season 2 (Freeform)
  • Queen of Shadows (Hulu)
  • Krypton Season 2 (SyFy)

We will add dates as they get announced.

Missing anything? What are you watching?

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