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The Most Anticipated New Legal Drama TV Shows for Fall 2016  

Wallace Chu
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List Rules The upcoming legal drama show for Fall 2016 that you most like.

Fans of courtroom intrigue and crime mystery have several new legal drama TV shows to look forward to for the upcoming Fall 2016 season. But which one is most worth your viewership? See what other fans of legal dramas think in this ranking of the upcoming shows.

The top legal drama shows on this list are sure to be both exciting and scintillating. If you love seeing court proceedings, backroom dealings, and criminals getting their just desserts, then you have a lot to look forward to this Fall. Hopefully the legal drama series you pick to watch will stick around for at several seasons. After all, no one wants to watch a show that will be canceled after only a few episodes.

These new Fall 2016 legal drama shows star plenty of well-known actors, including Hayley Atwell of Agent Carter fame and NCIS alum Michael Weatherly. So check out what is coming up, or coming back for the Fall 2016-2017 television season. If you prefer comedy in your legal dramas, then you'll definitely want to check out Bull, which is based on talk show host Phil McGraw. Otherwise. be sure to vote up the new fall legal drama shows of 2016-2017 you’re most excited to watch.

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Conviction (ABC, 2016) is an American legal drama television series. Former First Daughter Hayes Morrison (Hayley Atwell) is blackmailed into heading the Conviction Integrity Unit, a department comprising lawyers, detectives, and forensic experts who re-examine cases where there is suspicion of wrongful conviction. ...more on Wikipedia

Actors: Hayley Atwell, Eddie Cahill, Shawn Ashmore, Merrin Dungey

creator: Liz Friedlander, Liz Friedman

Network: ABC

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Notorious (ABC, 2016) is based on real-life criminal defense attorney Mark Geragos and Larry King Live news producer Wendy Walker. ...more on Wikipedia

Actors: Piper Perabo, Daniel Sunjata, Sepideh Moafi, Kate Jennings Grant

creator: Josh Berman, Allie Hagan

Network: ABC

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Bull (CBS, 2016) is an American drama television series created by Phil McGraw and Paul Attanasio, based on the early days of talk show host Dr. Phil. Psychologist and trial science expert Dr. Jason Bull (Michael Weatherly) uses his skills and those of his team not only to select the right jurors for his clients, but to help his clients' lawyers decide which type of argument will win over jurors best. ...more on Wikipedia

Actors: Michael Weatherly, Freddy Rodriguez, Geneva Carr, Chris Jackson

creator: Phil McGraw, Paul Attanasio

Network: CBS

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Chicago Justice (NBC, 2016) follows the State Attorney's team of prosecutors and investigators as they navigate their way through Chicago area politics, the legal arena, and media coverage while pursuing justice. ...more on Wikipedia

Actors: Carl Weathers, Philip Winchester, Rom Barkhordar

creator: Dick Wolf

Network: NBC

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