Fall TV roundup: comedies about immigration, ’90s reboots, Star Trek, and more.

Represent’s Fall TV Roundup: Shows to Watch, Trends We Hate, and a Pop Culture Pop Quiz

Represent’s Fall TV Roundup: Shows to Watch, Trends We Hate, and a Pop Culture Pop Quiz

Shining light on the overshadowed in TV and film.
Oct. 6 2017 3:18 PM

Fall TV Roundup

Our panel of guests discusses hopes and fears about new and returning shows this season.

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Sonequa Martin-Green (Star Trek Discovery), Debra Messing and Eric McCormack (Will & Grace), and Gina Rodriguez (Jane the Virgin).

Photo illustration by Slate. Images via CBS, NBC, CW.

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On this episode of Represent, Aisha Harris is joined by friends of the podcast old and new, including Black Girl Nerds contributor Jacqueline Coley, Vulture writer Alex Jung, and TCM host Tiffany Vazquez. They discuss representation on new and returning fall shows, debate which television trends should die out, and try to ace Aisha’s pop quiz.

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