Monday, September 30, 2019

September 2019's new fall TV billboards standing out around L.A...

This September the skies were inundated with all the new TV shows hoping to stand out and attract an audience for a new television season. Enjoy this cool collection of billboards for dramas, sitcoms and documentary series, in genres from sci-fi to legal, comedy to espionage, super-heroics to sleuthing.

TV billboards
Prodigal Son series premiere 3D billboard
Fox is supplying the family drama this season with its crime series, Prodigal Son, starring Michael Sheen as the serial killer dad of Tom Payne's former FBI profiler.
Almost Family series premiere billboard
And speaking of sinister fathers, in Almost Family Timothy Hutton plays an IVF specialist who has used his own sperm on almost 100 patients.
Politician 3D series premiere billboard
Netflix was really shouting about its new series The Politician this September along the Sunset Strip, with specialist installations and a multitude of ad creatives to tempt potential viewers.
Politician promise nasty women billboard
If you like these fun ad creatives featuring the comedy-drama's stars Ben Platt, Gwyneth Paltrow and Jessica Lange, make sure you check out all these other clever billboards for The Politician.
Spy series premiere billboard
The streaming service was also offering up some covert drama with The Spy, starring Sacha Baron Cohen in more of a serious role than we're used seeing him in.
Unbelievable series premiere billboard
In the crime mini-series Unbelievable, Toni Collette and Merritt Wever star as detectives investigating a series of rapes in Washington and Colorado.
ILand series premiere billboard
The streaming giant was also offering up more thrills with the limited series, The I-Land, where a group of people wake up on a treacherous island with no memory of how they got there.
Raising Dion series premiere billboard
Netflix was also adapting another comic book for the small screen this season, with the superhero science fiction series Raising Dion.
Dark Crystal Age of Resistance billboard
Jim Henson's 1982 puppet animated fantasy movie, The Dark Crystal, was also getting a prequel series on the streamer, with the Age of Resistance further exploring the world of Gelflings, Skeksis and Mystics.
Carnival Row series launch billboard
Amazon Prime Video was also serving up some fantasy this season with its original series, Carnival Row, starring Orlando Bloom and Cara Delevingne, where mystical creatures and humans co-exist in Victorian times.
Undone series premiere billboard
The streaming service was also offering up some reality-bending animation with its new series, Undone.
Batwoman series premiere billboard
The CW was extending its Arrowverse this fall and adding lesbian crime-fighter, Batwoman, to its pantheon of DC superheroes.
Nancy Drew series premiere billboard
Plus teenage detective Nancy Drew is back in her own mystery series this season, investigating murder most foul.
Bluff City Law series premiere billboard
NBC hopes to supply the legal drama this fall with its estranged father and daughter lawyer combo in Bluff City Law.
Leavenworth series premiere billboard
And Starz has a new five-part true crime docu-series, Leavenworth, about the military justice system coming this October.
Evil series launch billboards
Plus CBS was examining the cause of Evil, science or supernatural, in its new mystery series starring Mike Colter and Katya Herbers.
Stumptown series launch billboard
Over on ABC, Cobie Smulders was starring in another comic book adaptation, Stumptown, about a military veteran turned private investigator.
Emergence series premiere billboard
And Allison Tolman was investigating the mystery of an amnesiac girl in the conspiracy thriller, Emergence.
Mixedish series premiere billboard
In the world of comedy, Black-ish was spawning another spin-off, this time a prequel series focusing on Tracee Ellis Ross character's childhood with Mixed-ish.
Tiffany Haddish Kids Say the Darnedest Things billboard
Plus this fall Tiffany Haddish will discover that Kids Say the Darnedest Things in the revival of the show originally hosted by Bill Cosby in the late 1990s.
Unicorn series launch billboard
CBS meanwhile was hoping to bring the funny with The Unicorn, starring Walton Goggins, about a widower and single parent moving on and starting to date again after the death of his wife.
Carols Second Act series billboard
And if that wasn't your cup of tea, Carol's Second Act was supplying a medical workplace comedy starring Patricia Heaton, kickstarting a new career as a doctor after being a teacher.
First Wives Club TV remake billboard
Over on the streaming service BET+, The First Wives Club was getting a TV remake with the help of Jill Scott, Michelle Buteau and Ryan Michelle Bathe.
Catherine the Great series premiere billboard
This month HBO was giving some giant-sized support to its new limited series starring Helen Mirren, Catherine the Great.
Watchmen series premiere billboard
Plus the premium cable channel was also teasing its new television adaptation and reimagining of the Watchmen comic book series.
Godfather of Harlem series premiere billboard
And on Epix, Forest Whitaker was starring as 'Bumpy Johnson', the Godfather of Harlem, which is a prequel to 2007's American Gangster film.
Treat yoself NBC Comedy starts here billboard
NBC was hoping to be seen as a destination for comedy this fall, with an outdoor ad campaign featuring familiar quotes from classic and contemporary sitcoms.
NBC Comedy starts here street posters
In addition to its choir comedy Perfect Harmony, it was also offering up its immigration-themed sitcom Sunnyside this fall season.
Sunnyside series premiere billboard
Plus the boardcaster was making late-night history with its new host on A Little Late with Lilly Singh, starring the Canadian YouTube personality.
A Little Late with Lilly Singh season 1 billboard
And speaking of talk shows, Comedy Central was giving comedian Anthony Jeselnik as new series where he speaks with his funniest friends in Good Talk.
Good Talk with Anthony Jeselnik billboard
Plus Alec Baldwin was getting roasted by friends, family and comics this month in a comedy special.
Comedy Central Roast Alec Baldwin billboard
Plus Crank Yankers was hoping to bring the puppet laughs with their re-enactment of crank phone calls by series regulars and celebrity guests in the revival of the show.
Crank Yankers series revival billboard
And speaking of puppets, ventriloquist and stand-up comic Jeff Dunham was back with a new Netflix special, Beside Himself.
Jeff Dunham Beside Himself billboard
Whilst stand-up comedian Dave Chappelle believed he had the right to say anything in his new comedy special, Sticks and Stones.
Chappelle Sticks Stones standup billboard
Plus comic Bill Burr was also back on stage for his new Netflix stand-up special this month, Paper Tiger.
Bill Burr Paper Tiger billboard
If you're looking for animated antics this TV season, then maybe Bless the Harts will be able provide the Southern family laughs.
Bless the Harts series premiere billboard
And if you're looking for something scary to watch on your smartphone to keep you in the Halloween spirit, then maybe the spooky Snap original, Dead of Night, will do the trick.
Dead of Night Snap originals billboard
And finally this PlutoTV billboards stands out with its simplicity and humor and certainly tempts passersby to try out its free TV offering (although you can never replace a good book).
This was enough reading for today PlutoTV billboard
Once again you can see it's been a busy start to the fall TV season in the city skyline.

Make sure you also check out all the returning TV show billboards gracing L.A.'s skies this September and flashback too last year's new season TV billboards as a comparison.

Here's hoping you enjoy some of these new television shows however you watch them, and come back next month for more snapshots from around L.A. of all the TV, movie, music, fashion, drinks and lifestyle billboards turning heads on a daily basis.

Come back soon...

Sunday, September 29, 2019

Returning TV show billboards entertaining L.A.'s September 2019 skies...

In addition to all the new TV offerings gracing the city skyline this month, there were plenty of familiar faces making their return as well. Here's a collection of all the fan favourite shows back for new seasons and more than a few finales too.

TV billboards
Giant Transparent musicale finale billboard
First up is this triumphant giant-sized billboard for the musicale finale of Transparent (and de facto fifth season). Following the #MeToo allegations against Jeffrey Tambor he was fired, so there was only one way to finish off the series, with the death of 'Maura' and a feature-length musical extravaganza for the groundbreaking show about being transgender, identity, religion and dysfunctional families.
Goliath season 3 billboard
Plus Billy Bob Thornton's legal drama Goliath was also back for a third season on Amazon Prime Video.
Walking Dead season 10 billboard
In the skies of Hollywood, AMC was teasing the return of The Walking Dead for a tenth season, with Norman Reedus' 'Daryl Dixon' taking centre stage.
Mr Robot final season 4 billboard
After winning an Oscar for playing Freddie Mercury in Bohemian Rhapsody, Rami Malek was back in the skies for a final fourth season of hacker conspiracy drama, Mr. Robot.
Power season 6 billboard
And speaking of series coming to an end, Starz Power with Omari Hardwick was back for its final sixth season, although the crime drama will be splitting the season in half to hold on to viewers for as long as possible.
Empire season 6 billboard
Empire also returns for a sixth and final season of family drama in the hip hop music industry this season.
Top Boy season 3 Netflix billboard
Over on Netflix, the streaming platform was reviving British crime drama, Top Boy, for a third season.
Disenchantment season 2 billboard
And in the world of animation, Matt Groening's Disenchantment was back for a sophomore season of medieval fantasy adventures.
Big Mouth season 3 billboard
Big Mouth season 3 billboard
Plus Big Mouth was back for a third season of animated growing pains with these interconnected 'Awkwardly touching' billboards along the Sunset Strip.
New Amsterdam season 2 billboard
If you were in need of a doctor this fall TV season, then New Amsterdam starring Ryan Eggold was back for a sophomore season on NBC.
Resident season 3 billboard
Whilst The Resident was starting his third shift over on Fox with Matt Czuchry and Emily VanCamp.
Circus season 4 billboard
If you were looking for some political commentary, then The Circus: Inside the Wildest Political Show on Earth was back on Showtime for the remainder of its fourth season.
Voice season 17 billboard
If you just wanted some reality TV to chill with, then The Voice was back for a seventeenth season of singing competition, for the first time without coach Adam Levine.
Masked Singer season 2 billboard
Plus for more celebrity singers-in-disguise, The Masked Singer, was back for a second season.

Fans of the show can also check out these Emmy-nominated season one costumes for The Masked Singer.
MasterChef season 10 billboard
Fans of cookery competitions could also indulge their foodie passion with the tenth season of MasterChef.
Giant Ellen season 17 talk show billboard
For daytime talk show antics, Ellen DeGeneres was back for a seventeenth season of guests and games this fall.
Funny You Should Ask game show billboard
And even the daytime game show, Funny You Should Ask, was getting some outdoor support this TV season.
Room 104 season 3 billboard
Anthology drama series, Room 104, was checking in for a third season on HBO's premium cable network this month.
Deuce final season 3 billboard
Plus HBO was giving some giant-sized ad support for the third and final season of its 1970s and 80s sex industry drama, The Deuce.
AHS 1984 billboard
Speaking of flashing back to the past, and FX's anthology horror series, American Horror Story, was drawing its inspiration from 1984 and classic slasher flicks for its ninth season.

If you like this billboard, be sure to check out these other old school ad creatives for AHS: 1984.
Always Sunny in Philadelphia season 14 billboard
Long-running comedy It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia was also wrestling its way back for a fourteenth season this fall.
All Elite Wrestling AEW billboard
And speaking of wrestling, All Elite Wrestling was getting the giant-sized treatment along the Sunset strip this September.
Dead Girls Detective Agency season 3 Snap billboard
Plus Snap Originals was promoting the third season of The Dead Girls Detective Agency this month, just in time for the spooky Halloween season.

As you can see there was more than enough television to watch, binge and stream this month, whether it be on traditional TVs or on smaller devices. It really is the Platinum Age of television (according to the president of the Emmys).

Make sure you compare all these outdoor ads with last year's returning TV billboards and watch this space for all the new season challengers hoping to establish a new audience this fall...