New Shows to Check out for the 2011-2012 Season (Plus First Looks & Trailers)

The Networks announced a ton of new shows this past week at upfronts. There’s a lot of new stuff to sift through and a good chunk of it looks just… unwatchable. There are actually quite a few freshman shows that I’m willing to give a shot with varying degrees of excitement and expectation. This is my short-list of the new shows I’m looking forward to checking out next TV Season. – S

NBC

Awake

This mid season drama about Detective Michael Britten (Jason Issacs, Harry Potter) a detective who after a car accident is stuck living in two realities. In one his wife survived and his son died, and in the other reality it is the opposite. He is unable to distinguish which life is real, and which is a dream. Also featuring Cherry Jones and B.D. Wong, Wilmer Valderrama (That 70’s Show!) I’m so excited for this show and am cursing it’s mid-season start date!

Lots More After the Jump!

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