In the traditional TV schedule, March has long been a largely-arid month when it comes to new scripted series. Midseason replacements tend to arrive closer to the top of the new year, while many shows are bopping along toward their season finales in April and May. Still, there's a small bounty of potential new faves to be had, and streaming services continue to roll out originals year-round.

So which options look most promising this month? Your time is precious, and your tastes varied — so we've rounded up five options that offer something for everyone. From Scandal-style soapiness to weird(ly awesome) sketch comedy, meet a quintet of shows that are well worth a try.

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