Labor Day 2017 is over which means only one thing – the fall of 2017 is just around the corner and with it some of the most anticipated TV shows will be hitting our small screens.
So, without further ado, here’s our pick of 5 badass TV shows you must watch this fall.
“The Deuce” (HBO, Sept. 10)
The George Pelecanos and David Simon creator duo take us back to New York City during the 1970s and ’80s when porn and prostitution were rampant in Manhattan.
With some Wire-style patient storytelling and stars like Kevin Breznahan, James Franco, Maggie Gyllenhaal, Method Man, Gary Carr… we are sure this will be among the smartest, most honest and purely entertaining things to hit small screens this year.
“You’re the Worst” (FXX, Sept. 6)
You’re the Worst is definitely the best and most intricately written romantic sitcom in this decade thus far.
The show’s oblique way of chronicling what has to be the most beautifully destructive romance between two selfish cynics is what made us fall head over heels for this relatively new FXX’s gem.
Gretchen (Aya Cash) and Jimmy (Chris Geere) are coming back to try being single again, as Jimmy ran away immediately after proposing marriage to her in last season’s finale.
“BoJack Horseman” (Netflix, Sept. 8)
Our favorite horse person is back. This season will see BoJack being confronted with the possibility of fatherhood, Mr. Peanutbutter is running for governor of California, while Todd is about to explore what it means to be asexual.
The familiar and pleasant melancholy of BoJack Horseman returns for its fourth season on September 8.
“Better Things” (FX, Sept. 14)
Better Things is Pamela Adlon’s take on what it means and takes to be a single mother in Hollywood is called Better Things, and since it is written by our favorite ginger fatso Louis C.K, you know this show has to be slam dunk.
It is funny, painfully realistic, emotionally hefty and divine at the same time. A modern dramedy at its finest.
“Mr. Robot” (USA, Oct. 11)
Yes, the first season of this Emmy-winning cyber thriller took the generation of unsuspecting millennials by surprise with its carefully knitted plot and perplexing themes, but season 2 did propel this show into a slump with “that big plot twist” and a rather underwhelming season finale.
Let’s hope season 3 brings Mr. Robot back on the right track.