We love to geek out over hardcore sci-fi television shows or even shows that have just a slight geeky angle to them. Luckily, there are tons of great shows to look forward to. We put together our list of the top sci-fi tv shows for Fall 2018. There are lots of awesome superhero shows returning that you might have missed. Additionally, there are some new series premieres hitting this season that we can’t wait to watch.
The First Series Premier | Hulu
Sean Penn leads an ensemble cast in this near-future drama about a crew of astronauts attempting to become the first humans on Mars. Under the direction of visionary aerospace magnate Laz Ingram (Natascha McElhone), the crew contends with peril and personal sacrifice as they undertake the greatest pioneering feat in human history.
Website | The First
The Gifted Season 2 | Fox
Family adventure series THE GIFTED, from 20th Century Fox Television in association with Marvel Television, tells the story of a suburban couple whose ordinary lives are rocked by the sudden discovery that their children possess mutant powers. Forced to go on the run from a hostile government, the family joins up with an underground network of mutants and must fight to survive.
Website | The Gifted
Van Helsing Season 3 | SyFy
Van Helsing is set in a world that has been taken over by vampires following a volcanic explosion that blocked out the sun. Vanessa Van Helsing is the last hope for survival, as she unknowingly awakens to discover she has a unique blood composition that makes her not only immune to vampires, but with the ability to turn a vampire human. With this secret weapon, Vanessa becomes a prime target for the vampires. Her objective: Save humanity – and find her daughter.
Website | Van Helsing
The Walking Dead Season 9 | AMC
The story of the years that follow after a zombie apocalypse, following a group of survivors led by a former police officer, who travel in search of a safe and secure home. As the world overrun by the dead takes its toll on the survivors, their interpersonal conflicts present a greater danger to their continuing survival than the walkers that roam the country.
Website | The Walking Dead
The Flash Season 5 | CW
Based on characters from DC's The Flash. After the S.T.A.R. Labs Particle Accelerator explosion, a dark matter lightning storm strikes Central City C.S.I. Barry Allen, bestowing him with super-human speed. For now, only a few close friends and associates know that Barry is literally the fastest man alive, but it won’t be long before the world learns that Barry Allen has become...The Flash.
Website | The Flash
Black Lightning Season 2 | CW
Jefferson Pierce is a man wrestling with a secret. Nine years ago, Pierce was gifted with the superhuman power to harness and control electricity, which he used to keep his hometown streets safe as the masked vigilante Black Lightning. However, after too many nights with his life and his family on the line, he left his Super Hero days behind. Almost a decade later, Pierce’s crime-fighting days are long behind him…or so he thought. But with crime and corruption spreading like wildfire, Black Lightning returns — to save not only his family, but also the soul of his community.
Website | Black Lightning
Supergirl Season 4 | CW (Moto’s Favorite)
SUPERGIRL is based on the DC character Kara Zor-El, Superman's cousin, who after 12 years of keeping her powers a secret on Earth, decides to finally embrace her superhuman abilities and be the hero she was always meant to be. Kara lives in National City assisting media mogul Cat Grant. However, Kara's days of keeping her talents a secret are over when Hank Henshaw, head of a super-secret agency, enlists her to help protect the citizens of National City from sinister threats.
Website | Supergirl
Charmed Series Premiere | CW
A reimagining of the drama centering on sisters who happen to be witches living in the mid-1970s.
Website | Charmed
Arrow Season 7 | CW
After a violent shipwreck, billionaire playboy Oliver Queen was missing and presumed dead for five years before being discovered alive on a remote island in the South China Sea. Oliver returned home to Starling City, bent on righting the wrongs of his family and fighting injustice.
Website | Arrow
Legacies Series Premiere | CW
The town of Mystic Falls has a new generation of protectors in this spin-off of "The Vampire Diaries" and "The Originals." The Salvatore School for the Young and Gifted is home to Klaus Mikaelson's daughter Hope, Alaric Saltzman's twins Lizzie and Josie, and other young adults who are coming of age as witches, vampires and werewolves, nurtured to be their best selves and overcome their villainous impulses. Together, they rely on ancient folklore and tales to learn how to battle their far-reaching enemies and attempt to keep balance in the world.
Website | Legacies
Chilling Adventure of Sabrina Series Premiere | Netflix
The Chilling Adventures of Sabrina tells the story of Sabrina Spellman (Kiernan Shipka), a half-witch half-mortal teenage girl. She’s been waiting her whole life for her 16th birthday, but something wicked this way comes, forcing her to choose between the path of light and the path of night. A Netflix Original Series from the makers of Riverdale.
Website | Chilling Adventures of Sabrina
That was a ton of great sci-fi television shows for this fall. This compilation was built from shows that we have been enjoying or new shows that we have high hopes for. Obviously, there are other sci-fi shows that will air this winter and in early 2019. However, we have a feeling that there are more awesome geek-themed shows that we don’t know about yet! Feel free to send us a Tweet or comment below and let us know which shows you think we should check out.