8 Of The Best New TV Shows You Have To Watch

With summer upon us, it seems like there’s no better time to lock ourselves inside and watch some of the best new TV shows that about to make their debut over the coming months!The upcoming schedule for 2016 is a promising one, and has a wide variety that is sure to please anyones tastes. With Netflix dropping entire seasons at once, HBO providing cinema-quality content, and AMC adapting enough comic series to make any geek happy, it’s truly a great time to be a TV fan.So, forget about spending your entire weeks paycheck at the cinema, and instead take a look below and check out the 8 best new TV shows for something that tickles your fancy.1. Wolf Creek

Lucy Fry stars as Eve in Wolf Creek

Lucy Fry stars as Eve in Wolf Creek

Premiere date: May 12Network: StanHow many episodes in the season? 6As you may have guessed, Wolf Creek is a TV series spin-off from the terrifying movies Wolf Creek and Wolf Creek 2. The series will center around a 19-year-old American tourist named Eve (Lucy Fry) who is targeted by the insane serial killer Mick Taylor (a role which is being reprised by John Jarratt). After surviving her attack from Mick, Eve then sets out on the ultimate mission of revenge. Wolf Creek promises an awesome blend of horror and girl power, and has been described as “Holy fucking shit-scary” by its director – sounds good to me!
Watch the trailer for this new show below:2. Preacher

Preacher premieres on AMC on May 22

Preacher premieres on AMC on May 22

Premiere date: May 22Network: AMCHow many episodes in the season? 10After the massive success of The Walking Dead being adapted for TV, AMC are back at it again with and adaptation of Garth Ennis’ and Steve Dillon’s Preacher for the small screen. Preacher will tell the story of Reverend Jesse Custer (Dominic Cooper), a small town minister who is merged with the spiritual force Genesis, who is able to compel others to obey his every command. Custer is joined by his girlfriend, Tulip (Ruth Negga) and Irish vampire, Cassidy (Joseph Gilgun) as the trio travel across America in a literal search for God.If the series is anything like the comic series then Preacher will definitely be a new TV show to tune in for every week, I mean if a character called ‘Arseface’ isn’t worth a TV show for, I don’t know what is! 3. Luke Cage

Luke Cage will be hitting screens in September

Luke Cage will be hitting screens in September

Premiere date: September 30Network: NetflixHow many episodes in the season? 13After the success of Marvel’s Netflix series Daredevil and Jessica Jones, Luke Cage will finally hit screens in September as part of the next step in the Marvel Cinematic Universe. Brought to the small screen by actor Mike Colter, Luke will be stepping into the spotlight, after being a comparatively minor character in Jessica Jones.As for the story at the heart of the upcoming series, many expect that it will be plunging straight into Cage’s origin story, with a particular focus on how he received his gifts of having unbreakable skin. Yet, as well as taking a look at his past, the show will see the character integrated further into events following the narrative of Jessica Jones. Awesome!Here’s the teaser trailer:
4. Westworld

Westworld is inspired by a 1973 feature film

Westworld is inspired by a 1973 feature film

Premiere date: TBANetwork: HBOHow many episodes in the season? TBAWestworld is a show developed by Warner Bros with the help of Jonathan Nolan, legendary director Christopher Nolan’s brother. Out of all the information we can gather about what’s in store so far, it seems that the unsettling sci-fi series is fairly set on becoming one of the best new TV shows to hit the small screen this year.Set in a futuristic amusement park populated by artificial beings, it is inspired by the 1973 feature film of the same name. Here’s the trailer for the upcoming HBO adaptation:5. Emerald City

Emerald City is the new reboot of The Wizard of Oz

Emerald City is the new reboot of The Wizard of Oz

Premiere date: TBANetwork: NBCHow many episodes in the season? 10Emerald City is set to be a gritty TV reboot of the beloved 30s film The Wizard of Oz. Much like the original 20-year-old Dorothy Gale (Adria Arjona) is swept into a tornado and transported into the strange and mystical land of Oz. However Oz is in peril, currently ruled over by a powerful wizard. While the series is based on a story all of us know, Emerald City is going to show audiences an Oz like never before.NBC is yet to confirm a premiere date for Emerald City nor release a promo trailer. However with more and more promotion image being released, all signs indicate that we won’t have too much longer to wait.6. O.J.: Made In America

O. J. Simpson's life remains in the spotlight

O. J. Simpson’s life remains in the spotlight

Premiere date: June 11Network: ABC and ESPNHow many episodes in the season? 5This upcoming documentary series comes just months after Ryan Murphy’s critically acclaimed American Crime Story: The People v O.J. Simpson. With Simpson back on the minds of Americans, it seems like the perfect time to invest in this five-part docu series investigating the rise and fall of this football superstar. The series will cover Simpson’s childhood growing up in LA, through to the controversial murder trial. The series also looks into the history of race relations in LA and America as a whole.The series will premiere on ABC on June 11, with the first and second episode both airing on June 14 before the remaining three episodes are aired on ESPN on June 15, 17 and 18.7. Stranger Things

Winona Ryder to star in Stranger Things

Winona Ryder to star in Stranger Things

Premiere date: July 15Network: NetflixHow many episodes in the season? 8There’s not too much out there just yet about this upcoming Netflix series, however the fact that it will star Winona Ryder should be enough to make it one the best new TV shows! Stranger Things will be set in 1980s Indiana and focus on a woman name Joyce (Ryder) who is working to try and uncover the truth about the unexplainable disappearance of a young boy. However the search soon takes a turn into a mystery involving “top secret experiments, terrifying supernatural forces, and one very strange little girl.” As with all Netflix series, all eight hour-long episodes of Stranger Things will be released simultaneously on July 15.8. Ride With Norman Reedus

The Walking Dead star Norman Reedus will host a new show on AMC

The Walking Dead star Norman Reedus will host a new show on AMC

Premiere date: June 12Network: AMCHow many episodes in the season? 6After his insane popularity in AMC’s The Walking Dead, Norman Reedus is going solo in Ride With Norman Reedus! The 6-part TV series will see Norman on his beloved motorbike riding with a different guest every week to various new and interesting destinations. But never fear if you next-to-nothing about motorcycles, because the show has something for everyone, with Reedus himself revealing that the series is “not a gearhead show…but it’s more of a journey.”With The Walking Dead off of screens until October, Ride with Norman Reedus could be the best new TV show to fill the gap until our beloved Daryl Dixon graces our screens again.Which show are you most excited for?Source: This Week,