The official kickoff of fall TV season is just a couple weeks away with networks already beefing up promotion and crossing their fingers that new shows turn into long-running hits.
While the breakout frontrunners are somewhat obvious: Fox’s “Gotham,” ABC’s “How to Get Away With Murder,” CW’s “The Flash,” etc. — it’s oftentimes the unexpected breakouts that offer the best return on investment, or at least a pleasant surprise.
Also read: Fall TV Ratings Preview: Can NBC Stay on Top, or Will CBS Regain the Throne?
TheWrap‘s Senior TV Writer Jethro Nededog and TV Reporter Tony Maglio share their sleeper picks for the five broadcast networks that they believe could end up surprising some on the Nielsen ratings sheets, and/or at least in their longevity.
Watch the video above and tell us if you agree with our selections?
Read complete coverage of TheWrap’s Fall TV Preview:
11 TV Shows We’re Excited About This Season
13 Fall TV Burning Questions: What’s Stephen Colbert Really Like? Can NBC Stay No. 1?
Fall TV Preview: 85 New and Returning Shows (Photos)
Fall TV Ratings Preview: Can NBC Stay on Top, or Will CBS Regain the Throne?