As the summer sun begins to fade and fall becomes more and more of a reality, the one redeeming certainty remains the anticipated fall TV season that lies ahead. 

To usher in America’s favorite shows, Comcast recently announced the findings of its second annual "TV Pulse Survey" that revealed America’s most-anticipated new and returning primetime series.

When asked about several of the new TV series that are creating the most buzz, consumers ranked the following shows in order of preference, including:

·         Hawaii Five-O (40 percent)
·         No Ordinary Family (23 percent)
·         The Event (21 percent)
·         Nikita (9 percent)
·         Lone Star (8 percent).

Consumers were also asked to rank the most-anticipated returning shows, including:

·         The Good Wife (21 percent)
·         Glee (19 percent)
·         Modern Family (18 percent)
·         Mad Men (15 percent)
·         The Prisoner (13 percent)
·         Community (9 percent)
·         Gossip Girl (6 percent)