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Top 6 hottest TV shows to binge watch this fall

By Ellen Garnett
Staff Writer

American Horror Story: Hotel promotional (with Lady Gaga)
Season 5 of “American Horror Story”, “Hotel”, features Lady Gaga in her first major acting role. (Photo from

Are you looking for a new show to binge watch? Well, we have your list right here. Here are some shows that recently launched new seasons.

1. ‘American Horror Story’
The fifth season of “American Horror Story,” called “Hotel,” premiered on Wed. Oct. 7 on FX and featured Lady Gaga in her first major acting role. If you like twisted thrillers and brilliant cinematography, check out this show. Netflix has all four seasons, each with completely different stories, ranging from an insane asylum, a haunted house, witches, and a freak show.

2. ‘Quantico’
“Quantico” premiered on Sept. 27 on ABC and focuses on a group of diverse FBI  trainees in Quantico, VA. One of the trainees is a sleeper agent that supposedly plans to “engineer a major terror attack on the U.S,” according to

3. ‘Orange is the New Black’
“Orange is the New Black” launched its third season over the summer of 2015 and is absolutely fabulous. Based on Piper Kerman’s experience in a women’s prison, “Orange is the New Black” is a comical, dramatic rendition of Kerman’s book. You can watch all three seasons on Netflix, as “Orange is the New Black” is a Netflix Original Series.

4. ‘Criminal Minds’
Season 11 of “Criminal Minds” premiered on Sept. 30 on CBS. It is a crime show that uses psychology to track killers and also features the perspective of the criminal minds behind the murders.

5. ‘Grandfathered’
He was the rockin’ Uncle Jesse of “Full House” and now he is the main character of  “Grandfathered”; John Stamos plays Jimmy Martino, a charming bachelor who discovers that he is not only a father, but a grandfather. Watch “Grandfathered” on FOX at 8 p.m. on Tuesdays and keep an eye out for “Fuller House”, a Netflix series spin-off of our beloved family-centered, 90’s sitcom “Full House.”

6. ‘Mr. Robot’
“Mr. Robot” premiered on the USA Network on March 17 and its first season recently ended. Based on a young man named Elliot Alderson (Rami Malek) who has a social anxiety disorder, “Mr. Robot” is about a programmer who connects with others through hacking.

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