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Hollywood by Choice

2017-2018 fall season in Black

Gail Choice | 9/14/2017, midnight

Here's a quick look at what’s coming this fall starring Black performers of all ages.

ABC

The Mayor

Premieres: Tuesday, Oct. 3 at 9 p.m.

Stars: Brandon Michael Hall, Yvette Nicole Brown

Premise: When an outspoken, idealistic rapper runs for office as a publicity stunt and actually gets elected, he surprises everyone, including himself .

The Inhumans

Premieres: Sept. 29, Friday, 9/8c

The two-hour premiere kicks off an eight-episode run. Marvel’s “Inhumans” will explore the never-before-told epic adventure of Black Bolt and the royal family.

Stars: Eme Ikwuakor as Gorgon

Ten Days in the Valley

Premieres: Sunday, Oct. 1 at 10:00 PM

Premise: The 10-episode series centers on TV producer Jane Sadler, whose young daughter goes missing, mirroring the cop drama she produces for television.

Stars: Kyra Sedgwick, Malcolm-Jamal Warner, Felix Solis, Adewale Akinnuoye-Agbaje, Ella Thomas

Kevin (Probably) Saves the World

Premieres: Tuesday, Oct. 31

“Kevin (Probably) Saves the World,” is a unique one-hour drama, filled with hope, heart and a good dose of irreverent humor.

Stars: Kimberly Hébert Gregory (HBO's Vice Principals) as Yvette.

CBS

Seal Team

Premieres: Wednesday, Sept. 27 9/8c

Failure is not an option for the Navy Seals—the world’s most elite, Special Ops forces. Stars: David Boreanaz, Neil Brown Jr.

Wisdom of the Crowd

Premieres: Sunday, Oct. 1 8:30/7:30c

A tech icon takes crowdsourcing to the next level. He creates a platform for people around the world to submit and evaluate evidence for criminal investigation.

Richard T. Jones

Me, Myself and I

Premieres: Monday, Sept. 25 9:30/8:30c

A comedy that spans three periods of Alex Riley's life: as a 14-year-old in 1991, a 40-year-old today, and a 65-year-old in 2042.

Alkoya Brunson

Midseason

S.W.A.T.

Thurs 10/9c (Later This Fall)

Lt. Daniel “Hondo” Harrelson is assigned to lead a highly-skilled unit in the L.A. community where he grew up. Torn between loyalty to the streets and allegiance to his brothers in blue, he strategically straddles these two worlds.

Shemar Moore

NBC

The Brave

Mondays, 10-11 p.m.

A fresh, heart-pounding journey into the complex world of America's elite undercover military heroes.

The cast includes Anne Heche, Michael Love Toliver

Law & Order True Crime: The Menendez Murders

10 - 11 p.m.

When the Menendez brothers were tried on national TV for brutally killing their parents in Beverly Hills, their story became a national obsession. Now, the first edition of this anthology series delves into the players, the crime and the media circus.

Midseason

Reverie

A former hostage negotiator and expert on human behavior who became a college professor is brought in to save ordinary people who have lost themselves in a highly-advanced virtual-reality program.

The cast includes Sarah Shahi, Dennis Haysbert, Jessica Lu, Sendhil Ramamurthy and Kathryn Morris.

“Rise”

When a dedicated teacher and family man sheds his own self-doubt and takes over the school's lackluster theater department, he galvanizes not only the faculty and students but the entire working-class town.

The cast includes Josh Radnor, Rosie Perez, Marley Shelton, Auli'i Cravalho, Damon J. Gillespie, Amy Forsyth, Rarmian Newton, Ted Sutherland, Casey Johnson, Taylor Richardson, Joe Tippett and Shirley Rumierk.