6 over-the-air shows you must watch this fall

Did you know you can watch shows broadcast from major TV networks for free—without needing a monthly subscription service? All you need is to make a one-time antenna purchase and connect it to your TV. Not sure what kind of antenna you need? Take our simple quiz — it can can help point you in the right direction.

Over-the-air (OTA) TV offers something for everyone. From great children’s programming to national and world news, plus comedies and dramas to award shows and NFL games, you can kick back and indulge in anything you’d like. And this fall is no different. Between new series starting and favorites returning, you’ll be able to catch some of your most-liked shows while showcasing new ones. Here are 6 of the most popular shows you can watch (for free!) this upcoming season.

“Unforgotten” on Masterpiece

The BAFTA Award-winning mystery-crime drama airs the first episode of its fifth season on September 3. Watch as London detectives, Nicola Walker (Last Tango in Halifax, Babylon) and Sanjeev Bhaskar (Yesterday), unravel past crimes while trying to maintain their own sanity.

“Inside the NFL” on The CW

Airing on The CW this fall is “Inside the NFL,” which provides sports fans with everything they need to know about football. The new season will come with new hosts and producers, which won’t be announced until a later date. Catch the first show of its 47th season on September 5th.

“Golden Bachelor” on ABC

Love can be found during any phase of life. Now the popular show “The Bachelor” is expanding to senior citizens in a new series called “The Golden Bachelor.” The first ‘Golden Bachelor’ is 71-year-old Gerry Turner, a widowed father of two who married his high school sweetheart. The new show will air on Mondays this fall at 10 p.m. on ABC.

“Everyone Else Burns” on The CW

Giggle along with this British comedy as you follow a religious Manchester family who is under the impression that the world is coming to an end. The season premiere of the offbeat series is on October 16 on The CW.

“Johnson” on Bounce

The show, “Johnson,” centers on four Black men who’ve been friends since grade school but find themselves in different places during adulthood. They happen to all share the same last name but bear no relation. Season 3 returns to Bounce on August 5th at 8/7c.

“Extended Family” on NBC

The new multi-cam comedy, starring Jon Cryer, centers around the muddied waters of family dynamics after a divorce. Characters Jim and Julia take turns attempting to raise their kids at the family home, which gets messy quickly. Additional cast members include Donald Faison, Abigail Spencer, Sofia Capanna and Finn Sweeney.

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