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While not as chock full of premieres as the fall TV season, summer can churn out some doozies of its own. Like we did around this time last year, we’ll be treated to shows that draw immediate engagement (Mr. Robot, Penny Dreadful, Orange is the New Black, Wayward Pines), television movie premieres (Sharknado: The 4th Awakens, The Dresser, All The Way), and special events (Just Let Go – Lenny Kravitz Live, Every Brilliant Thing, SyFy Presents Live from Comic-Con). Add some anticipated series premieres (Roadies, Lady Dynamite, Outcast, Preacher) and miniseries (Roots, Houdini & Doyle, O.J.: Made in America) to the mix, and your DVR hard drives are sure to reach max capacity. So the questions is, which shows will you be deleting first, and which will rise to the pinnacle of your summer viewing list of faves? Check out the full (ever growing) list here:


 

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 May

Sunday, May 1
Penny Dreadful season three premiere, 10 p.m., Showtime

Monday, May 2
Claude Lanzmann: Spectres of the Shoah television movie premiere, HBO
Houdini & Doyle miniseries premiere, 9 p.m., FOX

Tuesday, May 3
Person of Interest season five premiere, 10 p.m., CBS

Wednesday, May 4
Maron season four premiere, 9 p.m., IFC

Thursday, May 5
Flowers series premiere (US), Seeso
Marseille series premiere, Netflix

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Grace and Frankie

Friday, May 6
Grace and Frankie season two premiere, Netflix

Sunday, May 8
Wallander season four premiere, 9 p.m., PBS

Monday, May 9
Every Brilliant Thing special event premiere, HBO

Tuesday, May 10
First Impressions series premiere, 10:30 p.m., USA

Wednesday, May 11
Chelsea series premiere, Netflix

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Submission

Thursday, May 12
Submission series premiere, 11 p.m., Showtime

Friday, May 13
Just Let Go –  Lenny Kravitz Live special event premiere, 8 p.m., Showtime

Wednesday, May 18
Royal Pains season eight premiere, 10 p.m., USA

Friday, May 20
Doctor Thorne series premiere (US), Amazon
Lady Dynamite series premiere, Netflix
Masters of Illusion season three premiere, 8 p.m., CW

Saturday, May 21
All the Way television movie premiere, 8 p.m., HBO

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Preacher

Sunday, May 22
Preacher series premiere, 10 p.m., AMC

Monday, May 23
Whose Line is it Anyway? season 12 premiere, 9 p.m., CW

Wednesday, May 25
Wayward Pines season two premiere, 9 p.m., FOX

Friday, May 27
Bloodline season two premiere, Netflix
The Do-Over television movie premiere, Netflix

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Roots

Monday, May 30
So You Think You Can Dance season 13 premiere, 8 p.m., FOX
The Dresser television movie premiere (US), 9 p.m., Starz
Roots miniseries premiere, 9 p.m., History, Lifetime, and A&E
Mistresses season four premiere, 10 p.m., ABC

Tuesday, May 31
Peaky Blinders season three premiere, Netflix
Powers season two premiere, Playstation Network
Maya and Marty series premiere, 10 p.m., NBC
Scream season two premiere, 10 p.m., MTV

 

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 June


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The Night Shift

Wednesday, June 1
Rock this Boat: New Kids on the Block season two premiere, 8 p.m., POP
Young & Hungry season four premiere, 8 p.m., Freeform
Baby Daddy season five return, 8:30 p.m., Freeform
Kingdom season two return, 9 p.m., DirecTV
Cleverman series premiere, 10 p.m., Sundance
The Night Shift season three premiere, 10 p.m., NBC

Thursday, June 2
Hibana: Spark series premiere, Netflix
Beauty and the Beast season four premiere, 9 p.m., CW
Quincy Jones: Burning the Light television movie premiere, 10 p.m., HBO

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Outcast

Friday, June 3
Comedy Bang! Bang! season five premiere, 11 p.m., IFC
Outcast series premiere, Cinemax

Sunday, June 5
Feed the Beast series premiere, 10 p.m., AMC

Monday, June 6
Angie Tribeca season two premiere, TBS
Barbarians Rising miniseries premiere, 9 p.m., History
Devious Maids season four premiere, 9 p.m., Lifetime
Rizzoli & Isles season seven premiere, 9 p.m., TNT
UnREAL season two premiere, 10 p.m., Lifetime

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Casual

Tuesday, June 7
Casual season two premiere, Hulu

Friday, June 10
Voltron: Legendary Defender series premiere, Netflix

Saturday, June 11
Hell on Wheels season five return 9 p.m., AMC
O.J.: Made in America miniseries premiere, 9 p.m., ABC
The American West miniseries premiere 10 p.m., AMC

Sunday, June 12
Difficult People season two premiere, Hulu
Ride with Norman Reedus series premiere, 10 p.m., AMC

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Guilt

Monday, June 13
Guilt series premiere, 9 p.m., Freeform
BrainDead series premiere, 10 p.m., CBS
Major Crimes season five premiere, 10 p.m., TNT

Tuesday, June 14
Animal Kingdom series premiere, 9 p.m., TNT
Uncle Buck series premiere, 9 p.m., ABC
Wrecked series premiere, 10 p.m., TBS

Thursday, June 16
Aquarius season two premiere, 9 p.m., NBC

Friday, June 17
Orange is the New Black season four premiere, Netflix

Saturday, June 18
Mother, May I Sleep with Danger television movie premiere, 8 p.m., Lifetime

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The Jim Gaffigan Show

Sunday, June 19
Endeavour season three premiere (US), 9 p.m., PBS
The Last Ship season three premiere, 9 p.m., TNT
The Jim Gaffigan Show season two premiere, 10 p.m., TV Land
The Tunnel series premiere (US), 10:30 p.m., PBS

Monday, June 20
The Fosters 
season four premiere, 8 p.m., Freeform
Odd Mom Out 
season two premiere, 10 p.m., Bravo

Tuesday, June 21
Pretty Little Liars 
season seven premiere, 8 p.m., Freeform

Wednesday, June 22
Big Brother 
season 17 premiere, 8 p.m., CBS
American Gothic 
series premiere, 10 p.m., CBS

Thursday, June 23
Queen of the South series premiere, 10 p.m., USA
Thirteen 
series premiere, 10 p.m., BBC America

Friday, June 24
The Fundamentals of Caring
television movie premiere, Netflix

Saturday, June 25
Center Stage: On Pointe 
television movie premiere, 8 p.m., Lifetime

ROADIES

Roadies

Sunday, June 26
Dancing on the Edge series premiere (US), 8 p.m., PBS
Ray Donovan season four premiere, 9 p.m., Showtime
Murder in the First season three premiere, 10 p.m., TNT
Roadies series premiere, 10 p.m., Showtime

Tuesday, June 28
Dead of Summer series premiere, 9 p.m., Freeform
Zoo season two premiere, 9 p.m., CBS

Thursday, June 30
Sex&Drugs&Rock&Roll season two premiere, 10 p.m., FX

 

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 July


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Dark Matter

Friday, July 1
Between season two premiere, Netflix
Marcella series premiere (US), Netflix
Marco Polo season two premiere, Netflix
Killjoys season two premiere, 9 p.m., SyFy
Dark Matter season two premiere, 10 p.m., SyFy

Sunday, July 3
The Hunt series premiere (US), 9 p.m., BBC America

Wednesday, July 6
Duck Dynasty season nine premiere, 9 p.m., A&E
Tyrant season three premiere, 10 p.m., FX
Wahlburgers season five premiere, 10 p.m., A&E

Sunday, July 10
The Circus: Inside the Greatest Political Show on Earth season one return, 8 p.m., Showtime
DB Cooper miniseries premiere, 9 p.m., History
The Night Of series premiere, 9 p.m., HBO

Monday, July 11
Making of the Mob season two premiere, 10 p.m., AMC

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Mr. Robot

Wednesday, July 13
Penn & Teller: Fool Us season three premiere, 8 p.m., CW
Suits season six premiere, 9 p.m., USA
The A Word series premiere, 10 p.m., Sundance
Mr. Robot 
season two premiere, 10 p.m., USA

Friday, July 15
East Los High season four premiere, Hulu
Stranger Things series premiere, Netflix
Tony Robbins: I Am Not Your Guru television movie premiere, Netflix

Sunday, July 17
Power season three premiere, 9 p.m., Starz
Ballers season two premiere, 10 p.m., HBO
Vice Principals series premiere, 10:30 p.m., HBO

Thursday, July 21
SyFy Presents Live from Comic-Con special event premiere, 8 p.m., SyFy

Friday, July 22
Bring It! season three return, 9 p.m., Lifetime

Saturday, July 23
Looking: The Movie television movie premiere, 10 p.m., HBO

Sunday, July 24
Ozzy and Jack’s World Detour series premiere, 10 p.m., History
Survivor’s Remorse season three premiere, 10 p.m., Starz

Tuesday, July 26
MadTV series premiere, 9 p.m., CW
Born This Way, season two premiere, 10 p.m., A&E

Thursday, July 28
Ripper Street season four premiere (US), 10 p.m., BBC America

Friday, July 29
Home: The Adventures of Tip and Oh series premiere, Netflix

Sunday, July 31
Sharknado: The 4th Awakens television movie premiere, 8 p.m., SyFy

 

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 August


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The Get Down

Friday, Aug. 12
The Get Down series premiere, Netflix

Thursday, Aug. 18
60 Days In season two premiere, 9 p.m., A&E

Sunday, Aug. 21
Fear the Walking Dead season two return, 9 p.m.,  AMC

Tuesday, Aug. 23
Halt and Catch Fire season three premiere, 9 p.m., AMC
Better Late than Never series premiere, 10 p.m., NBC

Wednesday, Aug. 24
Gomorrah series premiere (US), 10 p.m., Sundance

Sunday, Aug. 28
The Strain season three premiere, 10 p.m., FX

Wednesday, Aug. 31
You’re the Worst season three premiere, 10 p.m., FX

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TBA


Frontier series premiere, Netflix
Halt and Catch Fire season three premiere, AMC
Happy Valley season two premiere, Netflix
Masters of Sex season four premiere, Showtime (July)
Suits season six premiere, USA

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