The 2011 Fall TV season is shaping up to be an intriguing one. There's the CW reality show "H8R," hosted by "Extra's" own Mario Lopez; the NBC retro drama "The Playboy Club," starring Eddie Cibrian; and Simon Cowell's "The X Factor" on FOX, and more.
Check out these 10 must-see shows!
2011 Fall TV: 10 Shows to Watch!
'H8R' (The CW)
Who: Hosted by Mario Lopez What: In this new reality show, celebrities go head-to-head with those everyday folk who hate them to try to win their "haters" over.
'The X Factor' (FOX)
Who: Simon Cowell, Paula Abdul, LA Reid, Nicole Scherzinger What: Cowell brings his hit British talent competition to the U.S. Who's got it?
'The Playboy Club' (NBC)
Who: Eddie Cibrian, Amber Heard, Jenna Dewan, David Krumholtz What: The series revolves around the Bunnies and patrons of the original Playboy Club in 1960's Chicago.
'Terra Nova' (FOX)
Who: Jason O'Mara, Christine Adams, Stephen Lang, Byron J. Brochmann, Shelley Conn; executive producer Steven Spielberg What: This sci-fi show centers on the Shannons, an ordinary family who live on a dying Earth in the year 2149. They sign up for project Terra Nova, which transports them back 85 million years to prehistoric Earth to join a colony of humans with a second chance to build a better civilization.
'Ringer' (The CW)
Who: Sarah Michelle Gellar (and Sarah Michelle Gellar), Nestor Carbonell, Tara Summers, Kristoffer Polaha, Ioan Gruffudd What: A young woman on the run from the mob poses as her wealthy twin sister to try and evade them, but soon discovers that her sister has a price on her head as well.
'Charlie's Angels' (ABC)
Who: Minka Kelly, Annie Ilonzeh, Rachael Taylor, Ramon Rodriguez What: They're back! In this reincarnation of the hit '70s show, a thief, a street racer and a cop who got in a little too deep solve cases for their elusive boss, Charlie Townsend.
'Person of Interest' (CBS)
Who: James Caviezel, Michael Emerson, Taraji P. Henson What: The show focuses on an ex-CIA hitman (Caviezel) and a scientist (Emerson) who team up to prevent crimes before they happen.
'Prime Suspect' (NBC)
Who: Mario Bello, What: In a U.S. redo of the hit British series, Bello stars as Jane Timoney, an iconoclastic female detective who has to prove herself in a tough New York precinct that is dominated by men.
'Once Upon a Time' (ABC)
Who: Jennifer Morrison, Ginnifer Goodwin, Josh Dallas, Robert Carlyle, Lana Parrilla What: A fairy-tale world and modern-day New England collide when a woman (Morrison), who was abandoned as a baby, finds out she may be the long-lost daughter of Snow White (Goodwin) and Prince Charming (Dallas), stuck in a town called Storybrooke.
Who: Jason Isaacs, Laura Allen, Dylan Minnette What: Detective Michael Britton (Isaacs) survives a horrible car crash, but when he wakes up in one reality, his wife (Allen) has survived and his son has died. In another reality, it's his son (Minnette) who is alive, while his wife is dead. Somehow, Michael manages to live in the parallel universes, while trying to figure out how to merge them.
The Complete 2011 Fall TV Schedule
For the complete 2011 fall schedules, click on the links below: NBC: NBC.com/UpcomingShowsABC: ABC.Go.com/NewShows CBS: CBS.com/FallPreview FOX: FOX.com/Programming The CW: CWTV.com/Shows