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Tune in: the TV shows America is searching for this fall

Over the next few weeks, household names and characters people love (or love to hate) will return to TV screens for their fall debuts. And viewers are clearly ready, using Search to find out when their beloved shows are coming back. 

Grab your remote and curl up on the couch. If you need some inspiration on what to watch this fall, check out the most searched TV series in the United States in 2019. 

Get your popcorn: Most searched returning TV shows across genres
Heading into its 45th season on September 28, live variety show “Saturday Night Live” continues to keep people in the U.S. entertained with its engaging sketches and cast. In good company, here are the most searched TV shows returning this fall across genres. 

  1. Saturday Night Live
  2. The Walking Dead
  3. Grey's Anatomy
  4. Riverdale
  5. The Voice
  6. Supernatural
  7. The Simpsons
  8. Big Brother
  9. Family Guy
  10. South Park

For a good laugh: Most searched returning TV comedies 
Longtime classics like “The Simpsons,” returning September 29, and newer hits like “The Good Place,” returning September 26, will continue to make us laugh out loud. While SNL’s live comedic sketches were the most searched across genres, these are the most searched returning scripted comedies. 

  1. The Simpsons
  2. Family Guy
  3. South Park
  4. Letterkenny
  5. It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia
  6. Bob's Burgers
  7. Modern Family
  8. The Good Place
  9. Silicon Valley
  10. The Goldbergs

On the edge of our seats: Most searched returning TV dramas
From doctors saving lives (“Grey’s Anatomy,” returning September 26) to a full-blown zombie apocalypse (“The Walking Dead,” returning October 6), this season of shows is sure to be full of twists and turns. Here are the most searched returning TV dramas.

  1. The Walking Dead
  2. Grey's Anatomy
  3. Riverdale
  4. Supernatural
  5. This Is Us
  6. NCIS
  7. The Flash
  8. Arrow
  9. Law & Order: SVU
  10. Empire

It’s showtime: What people across the country are searching for
Whether you are a new fan or you’ve been tuning in since season one, this is the perfect time of year to jump into your favorite series. Here is a breakdown of how people across the U.S. are searching for this season's returning shows. 

If you still need help finding your next must-watch show, check out Google Search’s latest feature and swipe to find personalized options for your next pick.

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