1. 1. Scandal (ABC) starring Kerry Washington as Olivia Pope & her team of specialist are back for season two. (AP)

2. 2. NCIS: Los Angeles (CBS) returning for season 4 with LL Cool J and the rest of the crew. (AP)

3. 3. CSI: NY (CBS) starring Hill Harper is also returning for another season airing on Friday nights. (AP)

4. 4. Private Practice (ABC) Taye Diggs and co-stars are back for season six on Tuesday evenings. (AP)

5. 5. Person of Interest (CBS) starring Taraji P. Henson returns for a second season. (AP)

6. 6. Criminal Minds (CBS) is returning for another season with Shemar Moore and the rest of the team. (AP)

7. 7. 30 Rock (NBC) Tracey Morgan and the rest of the crew will return for the final season on Thursday evenings. (AP)

8. 8. Touch (Fox) will return for another season – a drama starring Kiefer Sutherland and Gugu Mbatha-Raw. (AP)

9. 9. Law & Order: SVU (NBC) Ice-T and co-stars are back for another season and will keep its time slot on Wednesday evenings.

10. 10. Sons of Anarchy (FX) is returning for a 5th season. If you’re a fan Harold Perrineau, he will appear in multiple episodes.

11. 11. Revenge (ABC) returns for its second season and Ashley Madekwe returns as Ashley Davenport on September 30th. (AP)

12. 12. Parenthood (NBC) is back for its 4th season. It aired on Sept.11th and co-stars Joy Bryant. (AP)

13. 13. Hawaii Five-0 (CBS) the new season will include an episode in which Terrence Howard, Ving Rhames, and T.I. guest star. (AP)

14. 14. New Girl (Fox) is back for a second season. Niecy Nash will guest star on some of the episodes. (Photo: AP)

15. 15. Hart of Dixie (CW) is returning for season two. Golden Brooks and Charlie Robinson will join the cast. (AP)

16. 16. Grey’s Anatomy (ABC) returns on Sept. 27 with Chandra Wilson, Jesse Williams and Gaius Charles. (AP)

17. 17. Smash (NBC) also returning. Watch for Jennifer Hudson (mid-season) when she guest stars on the musical hit. (AP)