IMDb Picks: November TV Premieres

by IMDb-Editors | created - 25 Oct 2016 | updated - 17 Nov 2016 | Public

Television fans will have a lot to be thankful for this November. Highlights include "The Gilmore Girls: A Year in the Life" and the return of "Vikings." Check out our list of the TV series premiering in November. —Sara Bibel

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1. Salem (2014–2017)

TV-MA | 60 min | Drama, Fantasy, Horror

Supernatural horror loosely based on Salem's 17th century witch trials.

Stars: Janet Montgomery, Shane West, Seth Gabel, Tamzin Merchant

Votes: 21,270

"Salem" premieres Wednesday, Nov. 2, at 9 p.m. ET/PT on WGN.

2. Stan Against Evil (2016–2018)

TV-14 | 30 min | Comedy, Fantasy, Horror

An aging police sheriff begrudgingly joins an alliance with a new sheriff, Evie Barret, to battle angry demons haunting their small New Hampshire town.

Stars: John C. McGinley, Janet Varney, Deborah Baker Jr., Nate Mooney

Votes: 4,488

"Stan Against Evil" premieres Wednesday, Nov. 2, at 10 p.m. ET/PT on IFC.

3. Expedition Unknown (2015– )

60 min | Adventure, Mystery, Reality-TV

An archeologist travels around the world looking for unknown and missing artifacts from throughout time.

Stars: Josh Gates, Evan B. Stone, Oren Gutfeld, Brian C. Weed

Votes: 1,934

"Expedition Unknown" premieres Wednesday, Nov. 2, at 9 p.m. ET/PT on Travel.

4. Thunderbirds Are Go (2015– )

TV-G | 22 min | Animation, Action, Adventure

In the future, the Tracy family run a private mechanized emergency response service.

Stars: Thomas Brodie-Sangster, Rasmus Hardiker, David Menkin, Kayvan Novak

Votes: 1,364

"Thunderbirds Are Go" premieres Friday, Nov. 4, on Amazon. All of the Season 2 episodes will be released.

5. The Crown (2016– )

TV-MA | 58 min | Drama, History

Follows the political rivalries and romance of Queen Elizabeth II's reign and the events that shaped the second half of the twentieth century.

Stars: Claire Foy, Olivia Colman, Matt Smith, Tobias Menzies

Votes: 102,942

"The Crown" premieres Friday, Nov. 4, on Netflix. All 10 episodes of Season 1 will be released.

6. Treasure Quest: Snake Island (2015– )

40 min | Adventure

Hidden somewhere off the south eastern coast of Brazil, could lie hundreds of millions of dollars-worth of lost Incan gold. For 400 years, many have searched, fought and died looking for ... See full summary »

Stars: Ryan Mill, Jeremy Whalen, Cork Graham, Mehgan Heaney-Grier

Votes: 325

"Treasure Quest: Snake Island" premieres Friday, Nov. 4, at 10 p.m. ET/PT on Discovery.

7. The Real Housewives of Atlanta (2008– )

TV-14 | 44 min | Reality-TV

A reality television series focused on the personal and professional lives of several women residing in Atlanta, Georgia.

Stars: Kandi Burruss, Cynthia Bailey, NeNe Leakes, Phaedra Parks

Votes: 3,049

"The Real Housewives of Atlanta" premieres Sunday, Nov. 6, at 8 p.m. ET/PT on Bravo.

8. Mighty Planes (2012– )

TV-PG | 60 min | Documentary

Discovery's popular ''Mighty'' franchise (''Mighty Ships'') continues with ''Mighty Planes,'' which takes to the skies and explores the most impressive aircraft in the world. Each episode ... See full summary »

Stars: Mike Goral, Jamie Carr, Brad Cartner

Votes: 55

"Mighty Planes" premieres Sunday, Nov. 6, at 8 p.m. ET/PT on Smithsonian.

9. Married to Medicine (2013– )

TV-14 | 60 min | Reality-TV

The ladies of Atlanta's exclusive medical inner circle return with more patients, less patience and a few heart palpitations along the way.

Stars: Jacqueline Walters, Quad Webb-Lunceford, Simone Whitmore, Mariah Huq

Votes: 227

"Married to Medicine" premieres Sunday, Nov. 6, at 9 p.m. ET/PT on Bravo.

10. Holiday Baking Championship (2014– )

TV-G | 60 min | Family, Reality-TV

Eight bakers compete in making delicious and innovative holiday treats for a chance to be named the Holiday Baking Champion and win $50,000.

Stars: Nancy Fuller, Duff Goldman, Lorraine Pascale, Bobby Deen

Votes: 175

"Holiday Baking Championship" premieres Sunday, Nov. 6, at 9 p.m. ET/PT on Food.

11. American Dad! (2005– )

TV-14 | 22 min | Animation, Comedy

The random escapades of Stan Smith, a conservative C.I.A. Agent dealing with family life, and keeping America safe, all in the most absurd way possible.

Stars: Seth MacFarlane, Wendy Schaal, Scott Grimes, Rachael MacFarlane

Votes: 110,818

"American Dad!" premieres Monday, Nov. 7, at 8:30 p.m. ET/PT on TBS.

12. Vanderpump Rules (2013– )

TV-14 | 43 min | Reality-TV

Best known as one of The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills, Lisa Vanderpump opens the salacious kitchen doors of her exclusive Hollywood restaurant and lounge, SUR.

Stars: Kristen Doute, Stassi Schroeder, Scheana Marie, Lala Kent

Votes: 1,966

"Vanderpump Rules" premieres Monday, Nov. 7, at 9 p.m. ET/PT on Bravo.

13. People Magazine Investigates (2016– )

TV-14 | Crime

PEOPLE MAGAZINE INVESTIGATES uncovers the heart-wrenching true stories behind crimes that transcended headlines and became part of popular culture. Exclusive firsthand interviews reveal ... See full summary »

Stars: Steve Helling, David Christopher Wells, Michael Wayne Brown, Alicia Dennis

Votes: 303

"People Magazine Investigates" premieres Monday, Nov. 7, at 9 p.m. ET/PT on ID.

14. Jay Leno's Garage (2015– )

60 min | Documentary

Comedian and former Tonight Show host Jay Leno shares his passion for motor vehicles. Jay and guests drive cars, motorbikes and anything that moves all while meeting new people and exploring the rich motoring history of America and beyond.

Stars: Jay Leno, Donald Osborne, Tim Allen, Jeff Dunham

Votes: 366

"Jay Leno's Garage" premieres Wednesday, Nov. 9, at 10 p.m. ET/PT on CNBC.

15. Red Oaks (2014–2017)

TV-MA | 30 min | Comedy, Drama, Sport

A coming-of-age comedy set in the "go-go" 80s about a college student enjoying a last hurrah before summer comes to an end--and the future begins.

Stars: Craig Roberts, Ennis Esmer, Oliver Cooper, Richard Kind

Votes: 8,512

"Red Oaks" premieres Friday, Nov. 11 on Amazon. The complete Season 2 will be released.

16. Married to Medicine (2013– )

TV-14 | 60 min | Reality-TV

The ladies of Atlanta's exclusive medical inner circle return with more patients, less patience and a few heart palpitations along the way.

Stars: Jacqueline Walters, Quad Webb-Lunceford, Simone Whitmore, Mariah Huq

Votes: 227

"Married to Medicine: Houston" premieres Friday, Nov. 11, at 9 p.m. ET/PT on Bravo.

17. Mech-X4 (2016– )

TV-Y7 | 22 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy

Ryan Walker mysteriously awakens MECH-X4, a giant robot built to defend Bay City against impending doom. When monsters begin to descend, Ryan recruits his two best friends and his brother to help pilot the robot that is their only hope of saving their town from mass destruction.

Stars: Kamran Lucas, Nathaniel J. Potvin, Raymond Alexander Cham Jr., Pearce Joza

Votes: 347

"Mech-X4" premieres Saturday, Nov. 12, at 8 p.m. ET/PT on Disney XD.

18. The Killing Season (2016– )

43 min | Documentary, Crime

"The Killing Season" from Executive Producer Alex Gibney follows documentarians, Joshua Zeman (Cropsey) and Rachel Mills as they investigate one of the most bizarre unsolved serial killer ... See full summary »

Stars: Rachel Mills, Joshua Zeman, Peter Brendt, Richard Dormer

Votes: 839

"The Killing Season" premieres Saturday, Nov. 12, at 9 p.m. ET/PT on A&E.

19. Pit Bulls and Parolees (2009– )

43 min | Drama, Reality-TV

The Villalobos Rescue Center is the largest pit bull rescue in the USA, now located in New Orleans, LA. This show shows the interaction of the dog and man; About pets and people that no one wants.

Stars: Tia Torres, Mariah Torres, Tania Torres, Jake

Votes: 1,101

"Pit Bulls and Parolees" premieres Saturday, Nov. 12, at 9 p.m. ET/PT on Animal Planet.

20. Mars (2016–2018)

TV-PG | 60 min | Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi

The first manned mission from Earth to Mars in 2033 attempts to colonize the red planet.

Stars: Jihae, Alberto Ammann, Clémentine Poidatz, Sammi Rotibi

Votes: 12,040

"Mars" premieres Monday, Nov. 14, at 9 p.m. ET/PT on National Geographic.

21. Cake Wars (2015– )

60 min | Reality-TV

Bakers compete to have their cakes showcased at a major party or special event.

Stars: Jonathan Bennett, Waylynn Lucas, Ron Ben-Israel, Richard Ruskell

Votes: 298

"Cake Wars: Christmas" premieres Monday, Nov. 14, at 9 p.m. ET/PT on Food.

22. National Geographic Explorer (2009– )


National Geographic's Emmy-award winning series returns with new episodes that open a window on hidden parts of the world, unlock mysteries both ancient and modern, and investigate stories of science, nature, and culture.

Stars: Billynaire Cruz, Darren Gröcke, Douglas Century, Denny Heide

Votes: 20

"National Geographic Explorer" premieres Monday, Nov. 14, at 10 p.m. ET/PT on National Geographic.

23. Good Behavior (2016–2017)

TV-MA | 60 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

Letty Raines is a thief and con artist whose life is always one wrong turn, one bad decision, from implosion. Which is just how she likes it.

Stars: Michelle Dockery, Juan Diego Botto, Terry Kinney, Lusia Strus

Votes: 8,962

"Good Behavior" premieres Tuesday, Nov. 15, at 9 p.m. ET/PT on TNT.

24. The Curse of Oak Island (2014– )

TV-PG | 60 min | Documentary, Reality-TV

Rick and Marty Lagina, two brothers from Michigan with a life-long interest in the mystery of Oak Island, renew efforts to discover the legendary treasure with sophisticated machinery.

Stars: Robert Clotworthy, Marty Lagina, Rick Lagina, Charles Barkhouse

Votes: 3,579

"The Curse of Oak Island" premieres Tuesday, Nov. 15, at 9 p.m. ET/PT on History.

25. Moonshiners (2011– )

60 min | Crime, Reality-TV

Follows a diverse group of people living in Appalachia who carry on a 200-year-old tradition passed down from their forefathers, making moonshine.

Stars: Jeremy Schwartz, Josh Owens, Tim Smith, Mark Ramsey

Votes: 1,207

"Moonshiners" premieres Tuesday, Nov. 15, at 9 p.m. ET/PT on Discovery.

26. Shooter (2016–2018)

TV-14 | 60 min | Action, Drama

A conspiracy thriller that follows the journey of Bob Lee Swagger, a highly-decorated veteran who is coaxed back into action to prevent a plot to kill the President.

Stars: Ryan Phillippe, Shantel VanSanten, Cynthia Addai-Robinson, Omar Epps

Votes: 28,168

"Shooter" premieres Tuesday, Nov. 15, at 10 p.m. ET/PT on USA.

27. Sweet/Vicious (2016–2017)

TV-14 | 38 min | Action, Comedy, Crime

Hell-bent on bringing justice to those who get away with abuse on their college campus, Jules and Ophelia take on double lives as wannabe vigilantes.

Stars: Eliza Bennett, Taylor Dearden, Brandon Mychal Smith, Nick Fink

Votes: 1,818

"Sweet/Vicious" premieres Tuesday, Nov. 15, at 10 p.m. ET/PT on MTV.

28. Hunting Hitler (2015– )

TV-PG | 42 min | Documentary, History

After declassified FBI files about Hitler have been released, a group of specialists work together to try and find the truth of Hitler's supposed death. Did he really die in the bunker?

Stars: Dave Hoffman, Robert Baer, Tim Kennedy, Lenny DePaul

Votes: 1,875

"Hunting Hitler" premieres Tuesday, Nov. 15, at 10 p.m. ET/PT on History.

29. Billy on the Street (2011– )

TV-14 | 30 min | Comedy, Game-Show, Reality-TV

Billy Eichner quizzes people in the face for "amazing" gifts and money.

Stars: Billy Eichner, Olivia Wilde, Ryan Funigiello, Stephen Colbert

Votes: 1,761

"Billy on the Street" premieres Tuesday, Nov. 15, at 10:30 p.m. ET/PT on truTV.

30. The Art of More (2015– )

TV-14 | 60 min | Drama

The Art Of More exposes the crime and intrigue behind the glamorous facade of New York auction houses.

Stars: Christian Cooke, Kate Bosworth, Cary Elwes, Dennis Quaid

Votes: 724

"The Art of More" premieres Wednesday, Nov. 16 on Crackle.

31. Undercover (I) (2016– )

TV-14 | Drama, Thriller

A lawyer returns to Britain to become the first black Director of Public Prosecutions. She begins to suspect that everything she knew about the man she has been married to for the past 20 years is a lie.

Stars: Sophie Okonedo, Adrian Lester, Daniel Ezra, Shannon Hayes

Votes: 1,601

"Undercover" premieres Wednesday, Nov. 16, at 8 p.m. ET/PT on BBC America.

32. Nightcap (2016– )

TV-PG | 21 min | Comedy

Insanity, absurdity and urgency reign, and it's up to head talent booker Staci (Ali Wentworth) to wrangle both her dysfunctional staff and the myriad of stars who bring their quirks, diva demands and peculiar antics to the set.

Stars: Alexandra Wentworth, Lauren Blumenfeld, Don Fanelli, Cherie Corinne Rice

Votes: 315

"Nightcap" premieres Wednesday, Nov. 16, at 8 p.m. ET/PT on Pop.

33. Total Divas (2013– )

TV-14 | 44 min | Biography, Drama, Reality-TV

Follow the lives of the WWE divas in their work and relationships.

Stars: Natalie Neidhart, Brie Bella, Nikki Bella, Trinity Fatu

Votes: 1,630

"Total Divas" premieres Wednesday, Nov. 16, at 8 p.m. ET/PT on E!

34. Wahlburgers (2014–2019)

TV-PG | 21 min | Reality-TV

A look at the personal and professional life of Boston chef Paul Wahlberg and his real-life entourage as he prepares to expand his hamburger restaurant business.

Stars: Mark Wahlberg, Donnie Wahlberg, Paul Wahlberg, Alma McPeck

Votes: 1,495

"Wahlburgers" premieres Wednesday, Nov. 16, at 10 p.m. ET/PT on A&E.

35. Lovesick (2014– )

TV-MA | 24 min | Comedy

After finding out he has an STD, Dylan must get back in touch with every girl he has ever had sex with to let them know the bad news.

Stars: Johnny Flynn, Antonia Thomas, Daniel Ings, Joshua McGuire

Votes: 13,365

"Lovesick," which was titled "Scrotal Recall" in its first season, premieres Thursday, Nov. 17 on Netflix. All eight episodes of Season 2 will be released.

36. The Grand Tour (2016– )

TV-14 | 60 min | Comedy, Talk-Show

Follow Jeremy, Richard, and James, as they embark on an adventure across the globe, driving new and exciting automobiles from manufacturers all over the world.

Stars: Jeremy Clarkson, James May, Richard Hammond, Abbie Eaton

Votes: 58,051

"The Grand Tour" premieres Friday, Nov. 18 on Amazon.

37. Autopsy: The Last Hours of (2014– )

45 min | Documentary, Biography

Dr. Richard Shepherd analyses the official autopsy reports of various celebrities to determine their cause of death.

Stars: Michael Hunter, Eric Meyers, Iain Glen, Richard Shepherd

Votes: 416

"Autopsy: The Last Hours of..." premieres Saturday, Nov. 19, at 9 p.m. ET/PT on Reelz.

38. The Librarians (2014–2018)

TV-14 | 42 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy

A group of librarians sets off on adventures in an effort to save mysterious, ancient artifacts.

Stars: Rebecca Romijn, Christian Kane, Lindy Booth, John Harlan Kim

Votes: 18,025

"The Librarians" premieres Sunday, Nov. 20, at 8 p.m. ET/PT on TNT.

39. The Affair (2014– )

TV-MA | 60 min | Drama

A struggling novelist and a young waitress strike up an extramarital relationship that promises to forever change the course of their lives.

Stars: Dominic West, Ruth Wilson, Maura Tierney, Julia Goldani Telles

Votes: 37,191

"The Affair" premieres Sunday, Nov. 20, at 10 p.m. ET/PT on Showtime.

40. Search Party (2016– )

TV-MA | 24 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

Search Party is a single-camera dark comedy about four self-absorbed twenty-somethings who become entangled in an ominous mystery when a former college acquaintance suddenly disappears.

Stars: Alia Shawkat, John Reynolds, John Early, Meredith Hagner

Votes: 4,023

"Search Party" premieres Monday, Nov. 21, at 11 p.m. ET/PT on TBS.

41. Little People, Big World (2006– )

TV-G | 60 min | Documentary, Reality-TV

In the most in-depth television documentation of the lives of Little People, the series follows the Roloffs - an extraordinary family composed of both little and average-sized people. Over ... See full summary »

Stars: Matthew Roloff, Amy Roloff, Jeremy Roloff, Molly Roloff

Votes: 2,226

"Little People, Big World" premieres Tuesday, Nov. 23, at 8 p.m. ET/PT on TLC.

42. Team Ninja Warrior (2016– )

TV-14 | Action, Game-Show, Sport

Contestants run, jump, crawl, climb, hang, and swing through crazy obstacles as they compete to become the next Team Ninja champion.

Stars: Alex Curry, Akbar Gbajabiamila, Matt Iseman, Michelle Arthur

Votes: 231

"Team Ninja Warrior: College Madness" premieres Tuesday, Nov. 23, at 8 p.m. ET/PT on Esquire.

43. Anne of Green Gables (2016 TV Movie)

TV-G | 90 min | Drama, Family

A retelling of L.M. Montgomery's story of Anne Shirley, an orphan who is accidentally sent to a couple looking to adopt a boy instead

Director: John Kent Harrison | Stars: Ella Ballentine, Martin Sheen, Sara Botsford, Julia Lalonde

Votes: 1,168

"Anne of Green Gables" premieres Thursday, Nov. 24, at 8 p.m. ET/PT on PBS.

44. Gilmore Girls: A Year in the Life (2016)

TV-14 | 90 min | Comedy, Drama

Set nearly a decade after the finale of the original series, this revival follows Lorelai, Rory and Emily Gilmore through four seasons of change.

Stars: Lauren Graham, Alexis Bledel, Scott Patterson, Kelly Bishop

Votes: 26,073

"Gilmore Girls: A Year in the Life" premieres Friday, Nov. 25 on Netflix. All four episodes will be released.

45. Ladies of London (2014– )

60 min | Reality-TV

Set in the glittering, class-conscious city of London, this new series follows a group of elite British socialites and American expats enjoying the upper crust of the high society world. ... See full summary »

Stars: Sophie Stanbury, Adela King, Noelle Reno, Annabelle Neilson

Votes: 322

"Ladies of London" premieres Tuesday, Nov. 29, at 10 p.m. ET/PT on Bravo.

46. Vikings (2013– )

TV-MA | 44 min | Action, Adventure, Drama