Millie Bobby Brown in Stranger Things (Netflix)

FALL 2017 TV SURVEY:
40 MOST ANTICIPATED
RETURNING SHOWS

We asked TV fans, “Which returning fall TV shows are you most looking forward to?” See which series our survey respondents chose, ranked by popularity, below. (Respondents were allowed multiple choices.) The winner took top spot with 42 percent of the vote, while second place got 28 percent, third and fourth place were separated by a hairsbreadth of a percent and both rounded to 27 percent, and fifth place got 25 percent. (Click here to see the full results by percentage.)

Disagree with the survey results? Tell us in the comments who you think should have made the list or have been ranked higher.

Poldark (2015)

#40
Synopsis: This all-new version of the vintage Masterpiece series stars Aidan Turner as Capt. Ross Poldark, a redcoat returning to Cornwall... [More]

Jane The Virgin (2014)
100%

#39
Synopsis: Jane Villanueva, the daughter of a teen mother, grew up determined not to repeat her mom's mistakes. Jane is studying... [More]

Narcos (2015)
89%

#38
Synopsis: Netflix chronicles the rise of the cocaine trade in Colombia and the gripping real-life stories of drug kingpins of the... [More]

#37
Synopsis: Gordon Ramsay hosts a fiery cooking competition in which the winner receives a head chef position.... [More]

Empire (2015)
84%

#36
Synopsis: Hip-hop artist and CEO of Empire Entertainment, Lucious Lyon, has always ruled unchallenged, but a medical diagnosis predicts he will... [More]

#35
Synopsis: "Seinfeld" co-creator Larry David plays a version of himself on the improvised series. He faces a constant barrage of life's... [More]

Speechless (2016)

#34
Synopsis: Maya DiMeo, a wife and mother, is fiercely protective of her husband, Jimmy, and their three children, Ray, Dylan, and... [More]

Synopsis: Professional dancers pair with celebrities to train and compete in ballroom dancing, receiving guidance from a panel of experts along... [More]

Fresh Off the Boat (2015)
94%

#32
Synopsis: Based on chef Eddie Huang's best-selling memoir of the same name, "Fresh Off the Boat" takes a humorous look at... [More]

Outlander (2014)
89%

#31
Synopsis: After serving as a British Army nurse in World War II, Claire Randall is enjoying a second honeymoon in Scotland... [More]
Directed By: Ronald D. Moore

Survivor (2000)

#30
Synopsis: Castaways inhabit a remote destination and attempt to outwit, outlast and outplay each other for a prize of $1 million.... [More]

The Good Place (2016)
97%

#29
Synopsis: When Eleanor Shellstrop finds herself in the afterlife, she's both relieved and surprised that she's made it into the Good... [More]
Directed By: David Miner

black-ish (2014)
92%

#28
Synopsis: Dre Johnson (Anthony Anderson) has it all: a great job, a beautiful wife, Rainbow (Tracee Ellis Ross), four kids and... [More]

The Voice (2011)

#27
Synopsis: America's best undiscovered talent goes head-to-head on teams led by four of today's biggest musical icons, who playfully compete against... [More]

Family Guy (1999)

#26
Synopsis: Animated series "Family Guy" features the adventures of the Griffin family. Endearingly ignorant Peter and his stay-at-home wife, Lois, reside... [More]

Riverdale (2017)
80%

#25
Synopsis: Archie Andrews starts the school year with the world weighing on his shoulders. He's decided he wants to pursue a... [More]

The Simpsons (1989)
85%

#24
Synopsis: This long-running animated comedy focuses on the eponymous family in the town of Springfield in an unnamed U.S. state. The... [More]

Vikings (2013)
93%

#23
Synopsis: Viking Ragnar Lothbrok is a young farmer and family man who is frustrated by the policies of Earl Haraldson, his... [More]

Brooklyn Nine-Nine (2013)
95%

#22
Synopsis: The detectives of Brooklyn's 99th Precinct -- hotshot Jake Peralta, overachiever Amy Santiago, tough-as-nails Rosa Diaz, sweetheart Charles Boyle, devoted... [More]

Scandal (2012)
93%

#21
Synopsis: "Grey's Anatomy" creator Shonda Rhimes is the creative mind behind this ABC drama. Olivia Pope, a former media consultant to... [More]

Supernatural (2005)
93%

#20
Synopsis: This haunting series follows the thrilling yet terrifying journeys of Sam and Dean Winchester, two brothers who face an increasingly... [More]

Once Upon a Time (2011)
78%

#19
Synopsis: "Once Upon a Time" tells the story of a new world, one in which fairy-tale legends and modern life collide.... [More]

Synopsis: This groundbreaking series from executive producer Dick Wolf's "Law & Order" franchise chronicles the ripped-from-the-headlines investigations of the NYPD's Special... [More]

Synopsis: Annalise Keating (Oscar- and Tony-winning actress Viola Davis), a brilliant, charismatic and seductive professor of defense law, teaches a class... [More]

The Crown (2016)
90%

#16
Synopsis: Based on an award-winning play ("The Audience") by showrunner Peter Morgan, this lavish, Netflix-original drama chronicles the life of Queen... [More]

Designated Survivor (2016)
71%

#15
Synopsis: As a lower-level cabinet member, Tom Kirkman never imagined something would happen that would catapult him to the oval office.... [More]

The Blacklist (2013)
91%

#14
Synopsis: For decades, ex-government agent Raymond "Red" Reddington has been one of the globe's most wanted fugitives. But then he agreed... [More]

Supergirl (2015)
88%

#13
Synopsis: At 12 years old, Kara Zor-El escapes doom on planet Krypton to find protection on Earth with the Danver family,... [More]

NCIS (2003)

#12
Synopsis: Naval Criminal Investigative Service Special Agent Leroy Jethro Gibbs leads a group of colorful personalities in investigating crimes -- ranging... [More]

Arrow (2012)
86%

#11
Synopsis: When presumed-dead billionaire playboy Oliver Queen returns home to Starling City after five years stranded on a remote island in... [More]

Modern Family (2009)
85%

#10
Synopsis: Told from the perspective of an unseen documentary filmmaker, the series offers an honest, often-hilarious perspective of family life. Parents... [More]

#9
Synopsis: "American Horror Story" was created by the co-creators of "Glee," but the shows have little in common besides that. The... [More]

Gotham (2014)
77%

#8
Synopsis: James Gordon is a rising detective in the dangerously corrupt Gotham City, where his late father was a successful district... [More]

Will & Grace (1998)

#7
Synopsis: In the original eight-season run of this groundbreaking sitcom, best friends Will, a meticulous corporate lawyer, and Grace, a neurotic... [More]

The Flash (2014)
89%

#6
Synopsis: At 11, Barry Allen's life changed completely when his mother died in a freak accident and his innocent father was... [More]

This Is Us (2016)
94%

#5
Synopsis: The Pearson family's generational story unfolds in this emotional drama. In moments of love, joy, triumph and heartbreak, revelations emerge... [More]

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#4

The Walking Dead (2010)
80%

#3
Synopsis: Based on the comic book series written by Robert Kirkman, this gritty drama portrays life in the months and years... [More]

The Big Bang Theory (2007)
81%

#2
Synopsis: Mensa-fied best friends and roommates Leonard and Sheldon, physicists who work at the California Institute of Technology, may be able... [More]

Stranger Things (2016)
93%

#1
Synopsis: Mysteries unravel in a small Midwestern town in the 1980s, involving supernatural forces, secret experiments and one strange girl.... [More]

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