By EW Staff
September 09, 2015 at 12:00 PM EDT

Five hundred, twenty-five thousand, six hundred minutes…

How do you measure, measure the months, days and hours that went into planning and executing EW’s 2015 Fall TV Preview guide, which hits stands Friday? There’s actually no exact way to measure the amount of work our crack team of TV reporters has put in to this year’s annual peek at the wild, wonderful world of this fall’s TV selection, with interviews, first looks, and exclusive reveals for 115 new and returning shows. It’s the largest EW issue in a decade — and for good reason.

First, the new scoop: We’ve got insider access to the stars, showrunners, and superheroes behind this fall’s most exciting additions to your DVR. Curious as to how up-and-comer Melissa Benoist is handling the major role of Supergirl? Wondering what life in Miss Piggy’s dressing room is like? Want to spend a day with Neil Patrick Harris as he prepares for the Best Time Ever? Get the lowdown from Lady Gaga, Rob Lowe, John Stamos, Bruce Campbell, and the other superstars ready to rock your TV. Plus, our critics are here to help you hone in on just a few of the shows you can’t afford to miss ahead of the watercooler (Hi, Quantico and Man in the High Castle!).

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Your favorite returning shows are back and bigger than ever, from Empire’s supersized season two to Scandal’s shocking premiere. We’ll take you inside the writers’ room of The Mindy Project (now on Hulu) and Black-ish, show you exclusive script pages from The Affair and Heroes Reborn, and throw you right in the middle of the action of Fargo, How to Get Away with Murder, and Homeland. Gwen Stefani, Trevor Noah, Marcia Gay Harden, Clive Owen, Jamie Lee Curtis, Wesley Snipes, Aziz Ansari, Jane Lynch, Peter Capaldi… they’ve got plenty to say about their buzzy projects, too.

You know, it’s almost easier to tell you what isn’t in our Fall TV Preview. We’re treating the new issue as a collector’s item, one you should keep on your coffee table throughout the fall season. We hope our handy index guide will prove exceptionally useful, especially as we keep the scoop going on and Twitter. Get ready to welcome the new season the happiest way possible: with a couch, a remote, and EW’s mega-sized guide to the proceedings. We hope we can help with everything — except, maybe, handling your DVR scheduling conflicts. 

Want more? EW’s Fall TV Preview mega-issue has the scoop on 115 shows! Pick up your copy on newsstands now, or buy it here.

More Fall TV Preview

Heroes Reborn: Read a scene from Tim Kring’s premiere script

Neil Patrick Harris Q&A: What we can expect from Best Time Ever

The Mindy Project: 5 things to expect from season 4 on Hulu

The Daily Show host Trevor Noah talks Twitter controversy: ‘We live in a world of faux outrage’

The Walking Dead creator Robert Kirkman on the biggest differences between season 6 and the comic

Supergirl: How Melissa Benoist convinced CBS she would fly

Blindspot boss drops clues on Jane Doe’s tattoos

Jensen Ackles, Jared Padalecki answer Supernatural fan questions

Once Upon a Time bosses spill season 5 Dark Swan secrets

A day on set with Piggy, Kermit, and the brand-new Muppets

The Flash boss breaks down new season 2 characters

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