ET Breaks Down Primetime's Women of Fall

By RAPHAEL CHESTANG

August 02, 2012

ET is introducing you to the women that will be making their way into your living room this fall, as TV's fall season approaches. Keep reading to find out who you should be keeping your eye on in the coming months.

As modern TV's biggest bigot, Ellen Barkin will keep the politically incorrect barbs coming on NBC's The New Normal.

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The upcoming comedy, co-created by Ryan Murphy, sees Georgia King as Ellen's daughter, who is hired as a surrogate mother for a gay couple.

"It's edgy and it just throws you into these amazing subjects," Georgia says about the show that premieres Tuesday, September 11 at 9:30/8:30c.

Move over, Jersey Shore! There's a new show to represent the Garden State -- CBS' Made in Jersey.

Janet Montgomery stars in the dramatic program as a street-smart lawyer named Martina, who claws her way to the top of a New York law firm amid more polished colleagues. Look out for Made in Jersey September 28 at 9 p.m. on CBS.

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Mindy Kaling makes a giant career jump in The Mindy Project, going from working in the paper industry on The Office to the field of medicine.

Mindy created and stars in the show, which features the actress and best-selling author as an Ob/Gyn doctor struggling to balance a social life while maintaining her career. Tune in to The Mindy Project Tuesday, September 25 at 9:30/8:30c.

And Kristin Kreuk and Rachel Taylor each play prominent roles in scary but glamorous new programs this fall. The beautiful Kristin plays the tile role in the CW's new take on the classic Beauty and the Beast, debuting Thursday, October 11 at 9/8c, while Rachel plays a property manager in ABC's 666 Park Avenue, which premieres Sunday, September 30 at 10/9c.



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