Cable’s Fall Lineup: 2013

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The following is a list of upcoming original cable programming set to air Sept. 16 through Dec. 31. “Original programming” consists of brand-new premieres, not acquired shows or content available via U.S. broadcast TV, on home video or in movie theaters. Specials spun off from existing series are included but new episodes of established series do not qualify. The list, which includes mostly basic-cable networks with large distribution as well as some premium networks, was compiled by Leslie Jaye Goff.

SEPT. 16-30

AXS TV
The Big Interview
Series
Sept. 16 

BBC AMERICA
Doctor Who: The Doctors Revisited — The Ninth Doctor
Special
Sept. 29

BRAVO
I Dream of NeNe: The Wedding
Series
Sept. 17

The New Atlanta
Series
Sept. 17

COOKING CHANNEL
Bite This With Nadia G
Special
Sept. 24

Food Truck Face Off
Special
Sept. 29

DISNEY CHANNEL
Jake and the Never Land Pirates: Never Land Rescue
Special
Sept. 29*
*Also premieres one hour later on Disney Junior.

E!
The E! True Hollywood Story: CeeLo Green
Special
Sept. 16

Live From the Red Carpet: The 2013 Primetime Emmy Awards
Special
Sept. 22

Power Players: Sports’ Hottest Couples
Special
Sept. 28

Eric & Jessie: Game On
Series
Sept. 29

ESPN
SEC Storied: The Mannings
Documentary
Sept. 24

ESQUIRE NETWORK
Esquire’s 80th
Special
Sept. 23

Knife Fight
Series
Sept. 24

Brew Dogs
Series
Sept. 24

The Getaway
Series
Sept. 25

Boundless
Series
Sept. 25

HALLMARK CHANNEL
The Watsons Go to Birmingham
Movie
Sept. 20

HBO
First Cousin, Once Removed
Documentary
Sept. 23

Hello Ladies
Series
Sept. 29

MILITARY CHANNEL
Nazi Hunters
Series
Sept. 25

MUN2
Mun2 News Special: Hecho en America
Special
Sept. 28

NAT GEO WILD
Secret Life of Predators (simulcast)
Four-part series
Sept. 20

NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC CHANNEL
Secret Life of Predators (simulcast)
Four-part series
Sept. 20

NICK AT NITE
Instant Mom
Series
Sept. 29

OWN
For Better or Worse
Series
Sept. 18

PIVOT
99% — The Occupy Wall Street Collaborative Film
Documentary
Sept. 17

SHOWTIME
Masters of Sex
Series
Sept. 29

SYFY
Fangasm
Series
Sept. 24

THE WEATHER CHANNEL
Heavy Metal Monsters
Series
Sept. 16

OCTOBER

A&E
The Governor’s Wife
Series
Oct. 27

ABC FAMILY
‘Pretty Little Liars’ Halloween Special: Grave New World
Special
Oct. 22

Ravenswood
Series
Oct. 22

ADULT SWIM
Hot Package
Series
Oct. 3

Metalocalypse Special
Special
Oct. 27

Tim & Eric’s Bedtime Stories
Special
Oct. 31

BET
BET Hip Hop Awards
Special
Oct. 15

BBC AMERICA
Burton and Taylor
Movie
Oct. 16

BRAVO
Top Chef: New Orleans
Series
Oct. 2

Gogglebox
Series
Oct. 6

CARTOON NETWORK
Contest
Movie
Oct. 6

CHILLER
Beneath
Movie
Oct. 4

CMT
Cassadee Pope: Frame by Frame
Series
Oct. 4

COMEDY CENTRAL
@Midnight (working title)
Series
Oct. 21

COOKING CHANNEL
Restaurant Redemption
Series
Oct. 29

DESTINATION AMERICA
When Ghosts Attack
Series
Oct. 20

DISCOVERY CHANNEL
Man, Cheetah, Wild
Special
Oct. 3

DISNEY XD
Mighty Med
Series
TBD

DIY NETWORK
Vanilla Ice Goes Amish
Series
Oct. 12

Uncondemned
Series
Oct. 26

E!
The Soup Investigates
Series
Oct. 2

Society X With Laura Ling
Series
Oct. 3

ESPN
30 for 30: Hawaiian — The Legend of Eddie Aikau
Documentary
Oct. 1

30 for 30: Free Spirits
Documentary
Oct. 8

30 for 30: No Mas
Documentary
Oct. 15

30 for 30: Big Shot
Documentary
Oct. 22

30 for 30: This Is What They Want
Documentary
Oct. 29

FOOD NETWORK
Guy’s Grocery Games
Series
Oct. 20

Restaurant Divided
Series
Oct. 24

HALLMARK CHANNEL
Signed, Sealed & Delivered
Movie
Oct. 12

When Calls the Heart
Movie
Oct. 19

The Hunters
Movie
Oct. 25

The Good Witch’s Destiny
Movie
Oct. 26 

HALLMARK MOVIE CHANNEL
Mary Higgins Clark & Carol Higgins Clark’s ‘The Mystery Cruise’
Movie
Oct. 5

HBO
Muhammad Ali’s Greatest Fight
Documentary
Oct. 5

Valentine Road
Documentary
Oct. 7

Seduced and Abandoned
Documentary
Oct. 28

HGTV
Cousins Undercover
Series
Oct. 6

Creepiest Homes in America (working title)
Special
Oct. 25

HISTORY
Bullionaires
Series
TBD

IFC
The Birthday Boys
Series
Oct. 18

INVESTIGATION DISCOVERY
Beauty Queen Murders

Series
Oct. 1

Obsession: Dark Desires
Series
Oct. 13

A Stranger In My Home
Series
Oct. 16

ID Films: Unlikely Friends
Documentary
Oct. 21

LIFETIME
House of Versace
Movie
Oct. 5

Witches of East End
Series
Oct. 6

Million Dollar Shoppers
Series
TBD

Chasing Nashville
Series
TBD

MTV
Miley: The Movement
Special
Oct. 2

Big Tips Texas
Series
Oct. 9

The Hook-Up
Series
Oct. 14

Scrubbing In
Series
Oct. 24

MUN2
2013 NCLR ALMA Awards All-Access Special
Special
Oct. 5

NAT GEO WILD
Chasing Rhinos With Billy Bush
Special
Oct. 13

The Monster Project
3-part series
Oct. 27

NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC CHANNEL
American Blackout
Movie
Oct. 27

NUVOTV
A Step Away
Series
Oct. 3

OVATION
A Young Doctor’s Notebook
Series
Oct. 2

OXYGEN
Preachers of L.A.
Series
Oct. 9

SPIKE
Criss Angel BeLIEve
Series
Oct. 15

Covert Kitchens
Special
Oct. 20

Hiring Squad
Special
Oct. 27

STARZ
Dancing on the Edge
Miniseries
Oct. 19

SUNDANCE CHANNEL
Dream School
Series
Oct. 7

SYFY
Scarecrow
Movie
Oct. 5

Grave Halloween (working title)
Movie
Oct. 19

Zombie Night
Movie
Oct. 26

Naked Vegas
Series
Oct. 29

TBS
Trust Me, I’m a Game Show Host
Series
Oct. 22

The Pete Holmes Show
Series
Oct. 28

TLC
Alaskan Women Looking for Love
Series
Oct. 6

Best Funeral Ever
Series
Oct. 23

TRAVEL CHANNEL
Gem Hunt
Series
Oct. 15

UP
Saving Westbrook High
Movie
Oct. 19

The Dove Awards
Special
Oct. 21

The Dempsey Sisters
Movie
Oct. 26

THE WEATHER CHANNEL
Tipping Points
Series
Oct. 19

Highway Thru Hell
Series
Oct. 21

NOVEMBER

ADULT SWIM
The Greatest Event in Television History II
Special
TBD

Eagleheart
Series
TBD

BBC AMERICA
BAFTA Los Angeles Britannia Awards 2013
Special
Nov. 10

An Adventure in Time and Space
Movie
TBD

BET
Black Girls Rock
Special
Nov. 3

BRAVO
Thicker Than Water
Series
Nov. 10

CARTOON NETWORK
Steven Universe
Series
TBD

CMT
Orange County Choppers
Series
Nov. 16

Tattoo Titans
Series
Nov. 16

COMEDY CENTRAL
Bill Cosby: Far From Finished
Special
Nov. 23

Steve Rannazzisi: Manchild
Special
TBD

ESQUIRE NETWORK
Risky Listing
Series
TBD

White Collar Brawlers
Series
TBD

How I Rock It
Series
TBD

Alternate Route
Series
TBD

FOOD NETWORK
Restaurant Express
Series
Nov. 3

Food Network’s 20th Birthday Party
Special
Nov. 9

On the Farm With Nancy Fuller
Series
Nov. 16

On the Rocks
Series
Nov. 17

Thanksgiving Live!
Special
Nov. 23

HALLMARK CHANNEL
A Very Merry Mix Up
Movie
Nov. 2

The Thanksgiving House
Movie
Nov. 3

Pete’s Christmas
Movie
Nov. 8

Snow Bride
Movie
Nov. 9

The Christmas Ornament
Movie
Nov. 10

Catch a Christmas Star
Movie
Nov. 16

Window Wonderland
Movie
Nov. 17

Fir Crazy
Movie
Nov. 23

Santa Switch
Movie
Nov. 24

Let It Snow
Movie
Nov. 30

HALLMARK MOVIE CHANNEL
Christmas With Tucker
Movie
Nov. 25

HGTV
Genevieve’s Renovation
Series
TBD

Rent or Buy
Series
TBD 

HISTORY
Lee Harvey Oswald: 48 Hours to Live
Special
TBD 

INVESTIGATION DISCOVERY
I’d Kill for You
Series
Nov. 2

Elder Skelter
Series
Nov. 14

LIFETIME
A Country Christmas Story
Movie
TBD 

NAT GEO WILD
Cesar Millan: Doggie Nightmares
Special
Nov. 3

Jobs That Bite
Series
Nov. 9

Man v. Cheetah
Special
Nov. 29

Super Cat
Special
Nov. 29

Killer Queen
Special
Nov. 30

Cougar vs. Wolf
Special
Nov. 30 

NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC CHANNEL
Killing Kennedy
Movie
Nov. 10

JFK: The Final Hours
Documentary
Nov. 10

Live Climb
Special
Nov. 24

NICKELODEON
Jinxed
Movie
TBD

The Thundermans
Series
TBD 

OVATION
James Franco Presents
Series
TBD 

OWN
Houston Beauty
Series
Nov. 2

Life With La Toya: HolidaySpecial (working title)
Special
Nov. 23

Raising Whitley: HolidaySpecial (working title)
Special
Nov. 23

Welcome to Sweetie Pie’s: Holiday Special (working title)
Special
Nov. 30

REELZ
JFK: The Smoking Gun
Documentary
Nov. 3

The Capones
Series
Nov. 9 

SPROUT
Dance of the Sugar Cluck Chica
Movie
Nov. 28 

STYLE NETWORK
Styled to Rock
Series
Nov. 5

TBS
Ground Floor
Series
Nov. 14 

TCM
Night at the Movies: Cops & Robbers
Documentary
Nov. 26

TLC
Letters to Jackie: Remembering President Kennedy
Special
Nov. 17

TNT
Marshal Law: Texas
Series
Nov. 26 

TRAVEL CHANNEL
Smithsonian: Greatest Mysteries
Special
Nov. 3

America Declassified
Series
Nov. 3 

TRUTV
Panic Button
Series
TBD

UP
Silver Bells
Movie
Nov. 30 

USA NETWORK
It Takes a Choir Limited-run holiday
series
Nov. 3 

WE TV
The Lylas
Series
Nov. 8 

DECEMBER 

A&E
Bonnie & Clyde (simulcast)
Miniseries
TBD

ADULT SWIM
Rick and Morty
Series
TBD

Robot Chicken Christmas Special
Special
TBD 

BRAVO
Courtney Loves Dallas
Series
TBD 

CENTRIC
Soul Train Awards ’13
Special
Dec. 1 

CMT
CMT Artists of the Year 2013
Special
TBD 

COMEDY CENTRAL
Brody Stevens: Enjoy It!
Series
Dec. 1

Chris D’Elia: White Male, Black Comic
Special
TBD 

ESPN
30 for 30: Youngstown Boys
Documentary
Dec. 14 

FOOD NETWORK
Holiday: Impossible
Special
Dec. 11

Rachael Ray’s Easy Holiday Feast
Special
Dec. 14 

HALLMARK CHANNEL
The Christmas Spirit
Movie
Dec. 1

Finding Christmas
Movie
Dec. 7

Hats Off to Christmas!
Movie
Dec. 14 

HISTORY
Bonnie & Clyde (simulcast)
Miniseries
TBD 

INVESTIGATION DISCOVERY
Evil-in-Law
Series
Dec. 8

LIFETIME
Bonnie & Clyde (simulcast)
Miniseries
TBD  

NAT GEO WILD
Game of Lions
Documentary
Dec. 1

Betty White Goes WILD!
Special
Dec. 3

One Life
Documentary
Dec. 8 

NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC CHANNEL
None of the Above
Series
TBD

OVATION
The Fashion Fund
Series
TBD 

OWN
Houston Beauty: Holiday Special (working title)
Special
Dec. 7

The Diamond Collar
Series
Dec. 8 

SPROUT
The Snowman and the Snowdog
Movie
Dec. 21

TLC
Women of Homicide
Series
Dec. 5

Bakery Boss
Series
Dec. 9 

TNT
Mob City
Series
Dec. 4 

TV LAND
Kirstie
Series
Dec. 4

TV ONE
A Divas Christmas (working title)
Special
TBD 

UP
WOW Christmas
Special
Dec. 2

Guess Who’s Coming to Christmas
Movie
Dec. 7 

FALL 2013 (TBD) 

COMEDY CENTRAL
Adam Devine’s House Party Season
Series
Neal Brennan: Women & Black Dudes
Special 

E!
Party On
Series 

FX
American Horror Story: Coven
Series 

HBO
Life According to Sam
Documentary

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