We’re all obsessive fans of one TV show or another — just check out the array of recaps on Portable.tv. But where is the next Game of Thrones going to come from? And who will the next Don Draper be?

Over the past week, television networks in the US have been releasing trailers and information for new shows debuting in the fall. It’s a big week for TV — some of these shows will eventually warrant their own recap columns, and some will be cancelled in disgrace after one and a half episodes.

My mother always told me not to judge books by their covers. She didn’t mention anything about television shows or trailers, however. We’ve evaluated some of the more notable prospects in the Portable Guide To The New Season Of Television.