This week, the major networks presented their fall TV lineups to advertisers and press, revealing their upcoming nightly schedules and new show trailers. This was the first taste of the fresh programming we should expect to see in the fall, thus allowing us to start figuring out what we might want to dip our toes (eyes?) in when it premieres. Yes.

Here's a quick guide to help give you a head start on planning your viewing habits:

There Will Be Superheroes
NBC will be bringing us "Constantine" (based on DC's "Hellblazer" comic), Fox has Batman origin story "Gotham," and The CW spins off their hit "Arrow" with "The Flash."

You'll See Many Familiar Faces...
A lot of former TV stars are making their way back to the small screen. Katherine Heigl ("Grey's Anatomy") is CIA on "State of Affairs," "Private Practice" star Kate Walsh will be a "Bad Judge," Rainn Wilson of "The Office" is a prickly detective in "Backstrom," and Debra Messing is a mom with a gun in "The Mysteries of Laura."

...And More Diversity
ABC has three comedies with non-white leads: Cristela stars Mexican-American comedian Cristela Alonzo, "Black-ish" is led by Anthony Anderson and Laurence Fishburne, and "Fresh Off the Boat" centers around an Asian-American family. The Thursday night block will be all about Shonda Rhimes (creator of "Scandal" and "Grey's Anatomy") with a new law series called "How to Get Away With Murder" starring Viola Davis ("The Help"). And Oscar-winner Octavia Spencer will be in Fox's "Red Band Society."

Rom-Coms Aren't Just Movies Anymore
Even though CBS didn't pick up "How I Met Your Dad", there are a few other relationship-focused options for you to check out this fall. "A to Z," which chronicles the entirety of a couple's relationship, will air on NBC, as will "Marry Me," a road-to-marriage comedy. ABC's "Manhattan Love Story" lets us hear a couples' inner monologues as they date. Ooh!

Fox Is Having a Miniseries Moment
There are two 10-episode series coming to Fox: A creepy small-town mystery called "Wayward Pines" and "Gracepoint," a post-tragedy police investigation.

Like 'NCIS'? Then You're in Luck
"NCIS: New Orleans" will air Tuesdays -- right after the original, on CBS.

Getting excited for new TV season? Get even more stoked by watching trailers for the new shows here, right now:

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