2011 Fall TV Preview: 13 Shows Worth Watching this Season

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Hell On Wheels (AMC, TBD) 	Premieres fourth quarter 	Stars: Anson Mount, Colm Meaney, Common  Set in 1865, this dramatic series takes place during the construction of the Transcontinental Railroad. A contemporary western about post-Civil War America, Hell on Wheels’ central character is a Cullen Bohannan (Mount), a Confederate soldier looking to avenge the death of his wife. Rapper-turned-actor Common also appears in the series as Elam, a newly freed slave who heads out West seeking work on the railroad. But as a half Black/half White man he has a hard time fitting in to either world.

Hell On Wheels (AMC, TBD) Premieres fourth quarter Stars: Anson Mount, Colm Meaney, Common…