Here’s Where You Can Stream 7 of the Most Popular Shows on Broadcast Before They Return to TV

From The Good Doctor to Riverdale

Catch up on This Is Us before the new season starts. NBC
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Everyone knows the best part about fall is not actually pumpkin spice lattes or children disappearing from public spaces, but the return of your favorite broadcast television shows.

If you’re not fully caught up on your favorites, here’s where you can binge each of these popular shows before the next season starts.

This Is Us

Third season premieres Tuesday, Sept. 25 at 9 p.m. EST
This Is Us is a funny, heartwarming and oftentimes poignant show about a family. Through flashbacks we get to see how Kate, Randall and Kevin grew up, while we watch their lives unfold (often disastrously) in the present. We’re looking forward to the producers finding new and inventive—and completely shameless—ways to make us weep this season.

Available to stream on Hulu, Amazon Prime, Google Play, Vudu, iTunes and YouTube.

Grey’s Anatomy

Fifteenth season premieres Thursday, Sept. 27 at 8 p.m. EST
Yes, you read that correctly. Fifteen seasons. Even though McDreamy and Cristina Yang and most of the original gang are gone, Dr. Meredith Grey remains. And even after so many years, the writers still manage to come up with new medical scenarios and romantic plotlines to keep audiences coming back for more. Tune back in this fall to ABC’s longest-running primetime drama series and find out what else can possibly go wrong in a person’s life.

Stream the first million seasons of Grey’s on ABC, Netflix, Hulu, Amazon Prime, YouTube and iTunes.

How to Get Away With Murder

Fifth season premieres Thursday, Sept. 27 at 10 p.m. EST
Because watching Grey’s Anatomy is sure to leave you hungry for more drama and death, be sure to stick around after its two-hour premiere to find out how brilliant criminal defense attorney and law professor Annalise Keating, plus five of her students, keep getting away with committing murder. And how to take out my ex-boyfriend. Erm, I mean one’s completely hypothetical and fictional ex-boyfriend.

Stream on ABC, Netflix, Hulu, Amazon Prime, YouTube and iTunes.

The Big Bang Theory

Twelfth season premieres Monday, Sept. 24 at 8 p.m. EST
I’m no rocket scientist, but I had no idea The Big Bang Theory had such wide appeal to people besides my father, who is coincidentally and fittingly named Sheldon. Clearly I was naive. This ode to nerdy guys everywhere ranked as television’s most-watched comedy for several years running, and fans were devastated to learn that this season will be its last. 

Stream on CBS, YouTube, Amazon Prime, iTunes, Google Play and Vudu.


The CW
Third season premieres Wednesday, Oct. 10 at 8 p.m. EST
Riverdale is understandably a fan favorite, as a darker, more chilling update to the Archie comics franchise. Life in the small town of Riverdale has a certain Lynchian quality—the deeper you go, the more sinister and stomach-churning it gets. And, the return of Riverdale accords us another opportunity to ask perhaps the most critical question of all: Is it possible to watch this show without experiencing the overwhelming need to consume a milkshake?

Stream on Netflix, The CW, YouTube, Google Play, Amazon Prime and iTunes.

Crazy Ex-Girlfriend

The CW
Fourth and final season premieres Friday, Oct. 12 at 9 p.m. EST

Crazy Ex-Girlfriend is a wild, wholly original musical series with some of the sharpest writing on TV. The show has evolved over the years, tackling difficult subjects like mental illness and suicide. It balances out these dark topics with songs about how annoying it is to have big boobs. Season 4 will be its last, and fans are eager to find out what will happen to the lovable Rebecca Bunch.

Stream on The CW, Netflix, YouTube, iTunes, Google Play and Amazon Prime.

The Good Doctor

Second season premieres Monday, Sept. 24 at 10 p.m. EST
The Good Doctor is one of those frustrating shows where the plot’s tension revolves around people continuing to deny that a clear genius is in fact a genius at others’ great peril. Despite leaning heavily on the trope of the misunderstood savant, this sentimental drama is incredibly addicting and occasionally powerful. And everyone loves a good medical crisis.

Stream on ABC, Hulu, YouTube, Amazon Prime, iTunes and Google Play.

@AlissaFleck Alissa Fleck is a New York City-based reporter, podcast producer and contributor to Adweek.