"Blue Bloods" is one of many TV shows that film on location in New York City. Photo courtesy of CBS.
September 3, 2013 - Ten shows premiere this September that have something in common: they’re all “Made in NY” and employ thousands of New Yorkers. Be sure also to tune into the 65th Primetime Emmy Awards at 8pm on Sunday September 22; a number of these series are up for awards this year.
“Boardwalk Empire,” HBO’s hit series about Prohibition-era criminals, will return for its fourth season on Sunday, September 8 at 9pm. The most recent season of “Boardwalk Empire” was nominated for a number of Emmys, including Outstanding Costumes and Outstanding Directing.
“The Million Second Quiz,” a brand new game show hosted by Ryan Seacrest, will pit contestants against each other in bouts of trivia for twelve consecutive days and nights (for the duration of one million seconds). The series will run on NBC from Monday, September 9 to Thursday, September 19 at 8pm.
“The Blacklist” is another new “Made in NY” show on NBC this fall. James Spader plays an ex-government agent-turned-international criminal who turns himself in and agrees to help the FBI take down an infamous terrorist. “The Blacklist” will premiere on NBC on Monday, September 23 at 10pm.
In CBS’ new show “Hostages,” the family of a doctor who is scheduled to perform surgery on the President of the United States is kidnapped, and the doctor is told to assassinate the President in order to save her family. “Hostages” debuts Monday, September 23 a 10pm.
The CBS crime drama “Person of Interest” is back for a new season on Tuesday, September 24 at 10pm as its team of characters harnesses a national security apparatus in order to bring ordinary criminals to justice.
The NBC staple “Law & Order: Special Victims Unit” begins its 15th season on Wednesday, September 25 at 9pm.
Michael J. Fox makes his return to television in “The Michael J. Fox Show,” a comedy about a news anchor with Parkinson’s who returns to work after a five year hiatus. “The Michael J. Fox Show” will premiere on NBC on Thursday, September 26 at a special time of 9pm.
Sherlock Holmes and Joan Watson solve new baffling mysteries in the new season of “Elementary.” Nominated for three Emmys, the show premieres Thursday, September 26 at 10pm on CBS.
The popular CBS police drama “Blue Bloods,” which follows a family of police officers in the NYPD, begins its fourth season on Friday, September 27 at 10pm.
Nominated for five Emmy Awards this year, the CBS legal and political drama “The Good Wife” premieres Sunday, September 29 at 9pm and stars Julianna Margulies.