Here’s a look at the announced new fall comedies for the 2011-2012 season, with information on each show.
Premise: A working-class waitress and a down-on-her-luck heiress bond over a mutual lack of funds.
Stars: Kat Dennings, Beth Behrs, Jonathan Kite, Garrett Morris, Matthew Moy
Premieres: Mondays at 8:30 p.m. EST starting September 19, 2011, on CBS
Premise: Based on comedian Chelsea Handler’s memoir of the same name, this comedy features Laura Prepon as a younger version of Handler, a vulgar 20-something bartender.
Stars: Laura Prepon, Ali Wong, Jake McDorman, Lauren Lapkus, Lenny Clarke, Mark Povinelli
Premieres: Wednesdays at 8:30 p.m. EST starting January 11, 2012, on NBC
Premise: An independent single mother and an immature contractor engage in an unlikely romance.
Stars: Amanda Peet, David Walton, Joey King, Jeffrey Tambor, Margo Harshman
Premieres: Wednesdays at 9 p.m. EST starting March 21, 2012, on NBC
Premise: A woman moves in with her best friend and her best friend’s boyfriend after getting a divorce.
Stars: Jessica St. Clair, Lennon Parham, Adam Pally, Stephen Schneider
Premieres: Wednesdays at 8:30 p.m. EST starting April 4, 2012, on NBC
Premise: A naïve young woman moves to New York City and is taken in by her scheming con artist roommate.
Stars: Krysten Ritter, Dreama Walker, Eric Andre, Michael Blaiklock, James Van Der Beek
Premieres: Wednesdays at 9:30 p.m. EST starting April 11, 2012, on ABC
Premise: A pair of co-workers who are both recently single start hooking up on a casual basis.
Stars: Hank Azaria, Kathryn Hahn, Mo Mandel, Al Madrigal, Anthony Head, Joe Lo Truglio, Natasha Leggero
Premieres: Wednesdays at 8:30 p.m. EST starting September 14, 2011, on NBC
Premise: An erudite magazine columnist teams up with an uncouth personal trainer to learn how to make his writing (and life) more edgy.
Stars: David Hornsby, Kevin Dillon, Dave Foley, Nancy Lenehan, Mary Lynn Rajskub, Rhys Darby
Premieres: Thursdays at 8:30 p.m. EST starting September 29, 2011, on CBS
Premise: Two former outcasts are now mothers whose own teenage daughters have become the very kind of stuck-up mean girls they themselves once despised.
Stars: Jaime Pressly, Katie Finneran, Kristi Lauren, Aisha Dee, Eric Sheffer Stevens, Kevin Rahm, Chad Coleman
Premieres: Wednesdays at 9:30 p.m. EST starting November 30, 2011, on Fox
Premise: A proud manly man is outnumbered at home by his wife and three daughters.
Stars: Tim Allen, Nancy Travis, Molly Ephraim, Alexandra Krosney, Kaitlyn Dever, Hector Elizondo
Premieres: Tuesdays at 8 p.m. EST starting October 11, 2011, on ABC
Premise: Three male friends try to shake off the coziness of modern society and get back to the manly ways of their forefathers.
Stars: Christopher Moynihan, Mather Zickel, Dan Fogler, Teri Polo, Amanda Detmer, Henry Simmons, Jake Johnson, Charlotte Labadie
Premieres: Tuesdays at 8:30 p.m. EST starting October 18, 2011, on ABC