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RatskyWatsky

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The summer TV season is starting pretty soon, so I thought I'd ask everyone which shows they're looking forward to?

Below is a list of new and returning shows for the summer. I try to cover everything scripted (broadcast, cable, premium, streaming, foreign) as well as some of the more notable unscripted series. If you notice anything missing, just let me know!


May


Monday, 1

Lucifer - Fox - 9/8c

Independent Lens - PBS - 10/9c


Tuesday, 2

The Victorian Slum - PBS - 8/7c

Truth & Iliza - Freeform - 10/9/c


Wednesday, 3

Nature - PBS - 8/7c


Friday, 5

Chelsea - Netflix

Sense8 - Netflix

The Last Kingdom - Netflix

Jamestown - Sky 1 - 9pm


Saturday, 6

Deadly Sorority - Lifetime - 8/7c


Sunday, 7

Cradle Swapping - Lifetime - 8/7c


Thursday, 11

Kat and Alfie: Redwater - BBC One

My Stepdaughter's Secret - Lifetime - 8/7c

American Race - TNT - 9/8c


Friday, 12

Anne with an E - Netflix

I Love Dick - Amazon

Master of None - Netflix

Daughter for Sale - LMN - 8/7c


Saturday, 13

Sinister Minister - Lifetime - 8/7c

All for Love - Hallmark - 9/8c


Sunday, 14

Give Me My Baby - LMN - 8/7c

King Charles III - PBS - 9/8c

Mike Tyson Mysteries - Adult Swim - 11:45/10:45c


Monday, 15

Decline and Fall - AcornTV

The Yorkshire Vet in Spring - AcornTV


Wednesday, 17

NOVA - PBS - 9/8c

Downward Dog - ABC - 9:30/8:30c


Friday, 19

The Keepers - Netflix

Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt - Netflix

12 Monkeys - Syfy - 8/7c

American Masters - PBS - 9/8c


Saturday, 20

Gangland Undercover - History - 7/6c

The Wizard of Lies - HBO - 8/7c

The Art of Us - Hallmark - 9/8c


Sunday, 21

A Bundle of Trouble: An Aurora Teagarden Mystery - Hallmark - 9/8c

Dark Angel - PBS - 9/8c

Twin Peaks - Showtime - 9/8c


Monday, 22

The Bachelorette - ABC - 9/8c

Suite Francaise - Lifetime - 10/9c


Tuesday, 23

Casual - Hulu

Downward Dog - ABC - 8:30/7:30c - Time Period Debut


Wednesday, 24

Dirty Dancing - ABC - 8/7c


Thursday, 25

American Ninja Warrior - NBC - 8/7c - Special Presentation

Love Connection - Fox - 8/7c

Beat Shazam - Fox - 9/8c


Friday, 26

Bloodline - Netflix - Final Season

Declicious - AcornTV

Long Strange Trip - Amazon


Sunday, 28

National Memorial Day Concert - PBS - 8/7c


Monday, 29

800 Words - Acorn TV

Michael Jackson: Searching for Neverland - Lifetime - 8/7c

The Bachelorette - ABC - 8/7c - Time Period Debut

Whose Line Is it Anyway? - The CW - 9/8c

POV - PBS - 10/9c

Still Star-Crossed - ABC - 10/9c


Tuesday, 30

F is for Family - Netflix

House of Cards - Netflix

America's Got Talent - NBC - 8/7c

Fear(less) with Tim Ferriss - Audience - 8/7c

Animal Kingdom - TNT - 9/8c

Fear Factor - MTV - 10/9c

World of Dance - NBC - 10/9c


Wednesday, 31

Kingdom - Audience - 8/7c - Final Season

Masterchef - Fox - 8/7c

Big Little Star - USA - 9/8c

The Carmichael Show - NBC - 9/8c

The F Word with Gordon Ramsay - Fox - 9/8c



June


Thursday, 1

Herrens veje - DR TV

Nashville - CMT - 9/8c


Friday, 2

Flaked - Netflix


Saturday, 3

Destination Wedding - Hallmark - 9/8c


Sunday, 4

Fear the Walking Dead - AMC - 9/8c

Site Unseen: An Emma Fielding Mystery - Hallmark - 9/8c

I'm Dying Up Here - Showtime - 10/9c


Monday, 5

If You're Not In the Obit, Eat Breakfast - HBO - 8/7c

Shadowhunters - Freeform - 8/7c

Stitchers - Freeform - 9/8c

Daytime Divas - VH1 - 10/9c


Wednesday, 7

Nightcap - Pop - 8/7c


Thursday, 8

Queen on the South - USA - 10/9c


Friday, 9

Orange is the New Black - Netflix

Dark Matter - Syfy - 8/7c

Wynonna Earp - Syfy - 10/9c


Saturday, 10

Menendez: Blood Brothers - Lifetime - 8/7c

Bridal Boot Camp - Hallmark - 9/8c

For Better or Worse - OWN - 9/8c

Orphan Black - BBC America - 10/9c - Final Season


Sunday, 11

Celebrity Family Feud - ABC - 8/7c

Bob's Burgers - Fox - 8:30/7:30c - Special Presentation

American Grit - Fox - 9/8c

Claws - TNT - 9/8c

Steve Harvey's Funderdome - ABC - 9/8c

$100,000 Pyramid - ABC - 10/9c


Monday, 12

American Ninja Warrior - NBC - 8/7c

So You Think You Can Dance - Fox - 8/7c

Superhuman - Fox - 9/8c

The Putin Interviews - Showtime - 9/8c

Spartan: Ultimate Team Challenge - NBC - 10/9c

Talking Saul - AMC - 11/10c


Tuesday, 13

Face Off - Syfy - 9/8c


Wednesday, 14

Blood Drive - Syfy - 10/9c

To Tell the Truth - ABC - 10/9c


Thursday, 15

The Tunnel - PBS - 9/8c


Friday, 16

The Ranch - Netflix

The Great British Baking Show - PBS - 9/8c


Saturday, 17

The Wedding March 2 - Hallmark - 9/8c

Turn: Washington's Spies - AMC - 9/8c - Final Season


Sunday, 18

My Mother and Other Strangers - PBS - 8/7c

Grantchester - PBS - 9/8c


Tuesday, 20

The Story of China - PBS - 8/7c

Queen Sugar - OWN - 10/9c

Wrecked - TBS - 10/9c


Wednesday, 21

Big Pacific - PBS - 8/7c

Little Big Shots: Forever Young - NBC - 8/7c

Straight/Curve - Epix - 8/7c

Great Yellowstone Thaw - PBS - 9/8c

I'm Sorry - TruTV - 10/9c

Queen Sugar - OWN - 10/9c


Thursday, 22

Boy Band - ABC - 8/7c - Sneak Peek

Hollywood Game Night - NBC - 8/7c

The Wall - NBC - 9/8c

The Gong Show - ABC - 10/9c

The Mist - Spike - 10/9c

The Night Shift - NBC - 10/9c


Friday, 23

GLOW - Netflix

Playing House - USA - 11/10c


Saturday, 24

My Favorite Wedding - Hallmark - 9/8c


Sunday, 25

Power - Starz - 9/8c

Preacher - AMC - 10/9c

Prime Suspect: Tennison - PBS - 10/9c


Monday, 26

Preacher - AMC - 9/8c - Time Period Debut


Wednesday, 28

Big Brother - CBS - 8/7c

Broadchurch - BBC America

Younger - TV Land - 10/9c

Cleverman - Sundance TV


Thursday, 29

Cleverman - ABC Australia

Boy Band - ABC - 8/7c - Time Period Debut

Battle of the Network Stars - ABC - 9/8c

Zoo - CBS - 10/9c


Friday, 30

Gypsy - Netflix

Killjoys - Syfy - 8/7c

Masters of Illusion - The CW - 8/7c


July


Tuesday, 4

A Capitol Fourth - PBS - 8/7c


Wednesday, 5

Snowfall - FX - 10/9c


Friday, 7

Castlevania - Netflix

Degrassi: Next Class - Netflix


Sunday, 9

Candy Crush - CBS - 9/8c

Love Finds its Way - HMC - 9/8c


Monday, 10

Pen & Teller: Fool Us - The CW - 8/7c

Will - TNT - 9/8c


Tuesday, 11

The Fosters - Freeform - 8/7c

The Bold Type - Freeform - 9/8c

Still the King - CMT - 10/9c

The Hollywood Puppet Shit Show - Fuse - 10:30/9:30c


Wednesday, 12

Nature's Great Race - PBS - 9/8c

Salvation - CBS - 9/8c

Suits - USA - 9/8c


Thursday, 13

Flulanthropy - Seeso

Hooten & The Lady - The CW - 9/8c


Friday, 14

Friends from College - Netflix


Sunday, 16

Game of Thrones - HBO - 9/8c

Remember Me - PBS - 10/9c

The Strain - FX - 10/9c - Final Season


Monday, 17

Loaded - AMC - 10/9c


Tuesday, 18

Weekend in Havana - PBS - 8/7c

Rare: Creatures of the Photo Ark - PBS - 9/8c

Being Mary Jane - BET - 10/9c

Shooter - USA - 10/9c


Friday, 21

Last Chance U - Netflix


Sunday, 23

Story of a Girl - Lifetime - 8/7c

Chesapeake Shores - Hallmark - 9/8c

Ballers - HBO - 10/9c

Insecure - HBO - 10:30/9:30c


Monday, 24

Midnight, Texas - NBC - 10/9c

Somewhere Between - ABC - 10/9c


Thursday, 27

HarmonQuest - Seeso

Top of the Lake: China Girl - BBC Two - 9pm


Friday, 28

The Last Tycoon - Amazon

Room 104 - HBO - 11/10c


Sunday, 30

Rick & Morty - Adult Swim - 11:30/10:30c


Monday, 31

The Bachelorette: The Men Tell All - ABC - 8/7c


August


Tuesday, 1

Manhunt: Unabomber - Discovery - 9/8c


Wednesday, 2

Ireland's Wild Coast - PBS - 8/7c

Swedish Dicks - Pop - 8/7c

The Sinner - USA - 10/9c


Thursday, 3

What Would Diplo Do? - Viceland - 10/9c


Friday, 4

Comrade Detective - Amazon


Sunday, 6

Sharknado 5 - Syfy - 8/7c

Twin Peaks - Showtime - 8/7c - Time Period Debut

Ray Donovan - Showtime - 9/8c


Monday, 7

The Bachelorette: After the Final Rose - ABC - 10/9c


Tuesday, 8

Difficult People - Hulu

Bachelor in Paradise - ABC - 8/7c

Hark Knocks - HBO - 10/9c


Wednesday, 9

America's Got Talent - NBC - 8/7c - Time Period Debut

Mr. Mercedes - Audience - 8/7c

The Story of Diana: Part One - ABC - 9/8c


Thursday, 10

The Wall - NBC - 8/7c - Time Period Debut

Saturday Night Live: Weekend Update - NBC - 9/8c

The Story of Diana: Part Two - ABC - 9/8c


Friday, 11

Atypical - Netflix


Sunday, 13

Get Shorty - Epix - 10/9c


Monday, 14

Bachelor in Paradise - ABC - 8/7c - Time Period Debut


Tuesday, 15

Greenleaf - OWN - 10/9c


Wednesday, 16

Marlon - NBC - 9/8c

Greenleaf - OWN - 10/9c - Time Period Debut


Friday, 18

The Defenders - Netflix


Saturday, 19

Halt and Catch Fire - AMC - 9/8c - Final Season


Sunday, 20

Endeavour - PBS - 9/8c

The Last Ship - TNT - 9/8c

Episodes - Showtime - 10/9c - Final Season

Survivor's Remorse - Starz - 10/9c


Monday, 21

NOVA - PBS - 9/8c


Wednesday, 23

The Farthest: Voyager in Space - PBS - 9/8c

South Park - Comedy Central - 10/9c


Thursday, 24

There's... Johnny! - Seeso


Friday, 25

Disjointed - Netflix

The Tick - Amazon

Great Performances - PBS - 9/8c




TBD Summer

Another Period - Comedy Central

Apollo Gauntlet - Adult Swim

Bancroft - ITV

Baroness Von Sketch Show - IFC

Bliss - Sky Atlantic

Britannia - Sky/Amazon

Broad City - Comedy Central

Cormoran Strike - BBC/HBO

Crackle Spotlight: This Week On - Crackle

Date My Dad - UP

Decker: Unclassified - Adult Swim

Dice - Showtime

Doctor Foster - BBC

Freedom Fighters: The Ray - CW Seed

Frontiersmen - History

Fuller House - Netflix

Gap Year - TNT

Hard Sun - Hulu/BBC

Idiotsitter - Comedy Central

Kiki & Kitty - ABC Australia

Kiss Me First - E4/Netflix

Lady Dynamite - Netflix

Loch Ness - ITV/AcornTV

Loudermilk - Audience

Major Crimes - TNT

Mr. Pickles - Adult Swim

Outcast - Cinemax

People of Earth - TBS

Private Eyes - Global/ION

Queers - BBC Four

Real Rob - Netflix

Riviera - Sky Atlantic

Ronny Chieng: International Student - ABC Australia/Comedy Central

Scream - MTV

Sent - HBO Asia

Sick Note - Sky Atlantic

Teen Wolf - MTV - Final Season

The Defiant Ones - HBO

The Disappearance - CTV

The Guest Book - TBS

The Shannara Chronicles - MTV

Those Who Can't - TruTV

Tin Star - Sky Atlantic

UnREAL - Lifetime

Vikings - History

You're the Worst - FXX
 

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Truth & Iliza - Freeform



Comedian Iliza Shlesinger is bringing her incisive perspective to a new weekly late-night talk show, which will serve as a platform for Iliza's societal observations and sketches fueled by her opinions as well as in-studio celebrity guest and expert interviews. The show will be centered around a themed question which Iliza will seek to answer using audience interaction, field pieces, commentary and, of course, jokes. Iliza will draw from her decade of stand-up experience to focus on the sociopolitical issues of the day, providing a forum for viewers to discuss everything from the necessary to the inane to the taboo.


Jamestown - Sky 1



Set in the early 17th Century, 'Jamestown' tells the story of three courageous, dynamic women who leave their dark pasts behind in England, and make the journey of a lifetime across the ocean for a new life in America.


Deadly Sorority - Lifetime



Best friends Samantha and Kristina go their separate ways for the first time when Kristina gets into the hottest sorority on campus. But Kristina realizes this is just the beginning, and her life becomes a nightmare when Kristina is murdered and Samantha finds herself as a potential next target.

An Lifetime original movie.


Cradle Swapping - Lifetime



A young couple discovers their baby was swapped for another at the hospital and during a search to find their child unearth a treacherous underworld of child trafficking.

An Lifetime original movie.


Kat and Alfie: Redwater - BBC One



'Kat and Alfie: Redwater' follows two characters from 'EastEnders', Kat Moon and her husband Alfie Moon, as they arrive in the Irish village of Redwater to search for answers to some very big questions and put their past behind them.


My Stepdaughter's Secret - Lifetime



Cindy tries to protect her stepdaughter Rachel after she witnesses the murder of her best friend, but is soon forced to come to grips with the terrifying possibility that her daughter may be the real killer!

An Lifetime original movie.


American Race - TNT



NBA legend Charles Barkley has been dealing with the issue of race his entire life. Now in 'American Race' he is taking a journey across the country to explore the issue from different angles and engage in thoughtful but spirited dialogue with a diverse cross section of Americans. He brings with him a truly ambitious goal of building the kind of mutual understanding that can lead to productive solutions.


Anne with an E - Netflix



'Anne with an E' is a coming-of-age story about an outsider who, against all odds and many challenges, fights for love and acceptance and her place in the world. Set in Prince Edward Island in the late 1890s, the series centers on Anne Shirley, a young orphaned girl who, after an abusive childhood spent in orphanages and the homes of strangers, is mistakenly sent to live with an aging sister and brother. Over time, 13-year-old Anne will transform the lives of Marilla and Matthew Cuthbert and eventually the entire small town in which they live with her unique spirit, fierce intellect and brilliant imagination. Anne's adventures will reflect timeless and topical issues including themes of identity, feminism, bullying and prejudice.


I Love Dick - Amazon



Adapted from Chris Kraus' 1997 cult classic, combining feminist art criticism, memoir, and epistolary novel, 'I Love Dick' is a bold new series from the team that brought you 'Transparent'. Chris is a frustrated New York filmmaker who finds herself marooned in Marfa, Texas, where her academic husband, Sylvère, has a writing residency. Amid the dusty silence, art snobs, and tumbleweeds, she meets renowned scholar Dick. An infuriating and beguiling exchange with this enigmatic, macho character unleashes in her a dramatic awakening.


Daughter for Sale - LMN



When Carly, a runaway teenager is kidnapped by sex traffickers, her mother Annalise, a newly appointed judge, has to rescue her before Carly is shipped overseas and sold as a sex slave.

An LMN original movie.


Sinister Minister - Lifetime



Based on a true story. When single mother Trish falls for charismatic minister DJ, she believes that she and her teenage daughter Siena will finally have the stable home life Trish has always wanted. But Trish doesn't know that DJ is a serial wife killer who is already plotting to get Trish out of the way, desperate to make Siena his next wife.

An Lifetime original movie.


All for Love - Hallmark



After a string of successes, romance novelist Jo Parker is worried that she's lost her Cupid's touch. She herself has sworn off relationships, her sales are down and her last book was a critical and commercial disaster replete with factual errors. Jo is badly in need of a success and her publisher isn't happy with her first draft of "SEALed with a Kiss," featuring a hunky Navy Seal hero. With her career in balance, Jo unenthusiastically commits herself to an immersive research course with an openly skeptical retired Seal, Colin Shaw, who runs a military-style boot camp. As Jo embarks on the grueling regimen alongside aspiring Seals and Marines, she discovers capabilities she didn't know she had and contributes to her team in ways no one expected. From their rocky beginnings, writer and sailor develop a mutual respect and perhaps something more -- but can art really imitate life?

An Hallmark original movie.


Give Me My Baby - LMN



After trying unsuccessfully to get pregnant, Layla and Nate seek help from acclaimed fertility specialist Dr. Bianca Hartlin. But when strange occurrences start happening, they suspect Dr. Hartlin has sinister ulterior motives.

An LMN original movie.


Decline and Fall - AcornTV



The series sees Paul Pennyfeather as an inoffensive divinity student at Oxford University in the 1920s, who is wrongly dismissed for indecent exposure having been made the victim of a prank by The Bollinger Club.


Downward Dog - ABC



Based on the web series, 'Downward Dog' is about a struggling millennial, Nan, from the point of view of her lonely and philosophical dog, Martin. One session at obedience school already makes them realize that even at their worst they may be the best thing for each other.


The Keepers - Netflix



'The Keepers' is a seven-part docuseries about the unsolved murder of a nun and the horrific secrets and pain that linger nearly five decades after her death.


The Wizard of Lies - HBO



The film examines Bernie Madoff's Ponzi scheme - his deception, lies and cover-up, all as the financier's wife and sons are catapulted into a harsh and unrelenting spotlight.

Directed by Barry Levinson (Rain Man, The Natural) and starring Robert DeNiro and Michelle Pfeiffer.


The Art of Us - Hallmark



'The Art of Us' is a modern retelling of 'My Fair Lady'. Dr. Harper Higgins is determined to land a tenured position at Boston College, and she is counting on curating a big art gallery at the university to do so. But when Higgins loses her showcase artist and can find no one else, she turns to her recently hired dog walker Tom Stone who, unbeknownst to anyone, is a very skilled painter. Transforming Tom into a credible, respected artist is going to take work, but Dr. Higgins feels up to the challenge. The only complication comes when professor and artist fall for each other during the charade and risk being outed by a competing professor.

The film also has a prominent story arc for "Vincent the Dog" and other adorable canines, part of Crown Media Family Networks' (home of Hallmark Channel and Hallmark Movies & Mysteries) global pet initiative and the company's steadfast commitment to end pet homelessness by using entertainment to show the joys pets bring to our lives every day.


Dark Angel - PBS



'Dark Angel' dramatizes the events that drew a troubled woman ever deeper into a career of casual murder, while her loved ones and friends, who were also her victims, never suspected a thing.


Twin Peaks - Showtime



Directed entirely by David Lynch, the new Showtime 18-part limited event series 'Twin Peaks' picks up 25 years after the inhabitants of a quaint northwestern town were stunned when their homecoming queen Laura Palmer was shockingly murdered.


Suite Francaise - Lifetime



In Nazi-occupied France, Lucille Angellier waits for news of her husband, along with her domineering mother-in-law. When a regiment of German soldiers arrive in the town, they soon move into the villagers' homes. Lucille tries to ignore Bruno, the German commander who has been posted at her house, but she soon falls in love with him.


Dirty Dancing - ABC



This special three-hour filmed musical event features the story from the beloved 1987 romantic drama and instant movie classic told from a fresh perspective, diving deeper into the iconic characters, showcasing their progression and tackling social themes like race, women's rights and the socio-economic division in the country at that time.


Love Connection - Fox



Hosted by Emmy Award winner Andy Cohen, the one-hour series amps up the original hit dating show for today's audiences. Each hour episode will feature single men and/or women in search of romance, as Cohen brings his personal brand of audacious fun to the series.


Beat Shazam - Fox



Hosted by Academy Award-winning actor and musician Jamie Foxx, the series pits teams of two against the clock and each other as they attempt to identify the biggest hit songs of all time. In the end, the team with the highest score will outlast the competition and go against Shazam, the world's most popular song identification app, for the chance to win a cash prize.


Declicious - AcornTV



A drama series about food, love and infidelity in Cornwall. Leo Vincent is a successful chef with more than a few secrets: he stole most of his recipes from his ex-wife Gina, who he cheated on for years. Now married to "the other woman", Leo is having yet another affair...with Gina. After a shocking death, Gina is forced to evaluate her closest relationships.


Long Strange Trip - Amazon



'Long Strange Trip' probes the creative forces, subversive ambitions, and interpersonal dynamics that drove the Grateful Dead in their 30-year quest for moments of collective inspiration. By inventing a unique fusion of folk, jazz, R&B, avant-garde experimentation, world music and rock and roll, they earned the devotion of the most committed fan base in the music business, while gleefully disdaining every cliché of pop success.


Michael Jackson: Searching for Neverland - Lifetime



Based on the best-selling book, Remember the Time: Protecting Michael Jackson in His Final Days, 'Michael Jackson: Searching for Neverland' is told through the eyes of the King of Pop's trusted bodyguards, Bill Whitfield and Javon Beard, the movie will reveal firsthand the devotion Michael had to his children, and the hidden drama that took place during the last two years of his life.


Still Star-Crossed - ABC



'Still Star-Crossed,' a period drama from Shondaland, picks up where the famous story of Romeo and Juliet ends, charting the treachery, palace intrigue and ill-fated romances of the Montagues and Capulets in the wake of the young lovers' tragic fate. The series is based on the book by Melinda Taub.


Fear(less) with Tim Ferriss - Audience



Filmed in front of a live audience, 'Fear(less) with Tim Ferriss' will inspire viewers around the world. Ferriss creates a genuine and honest conversation with guests to discuss how they've overcome their fears, dealt with hardships, and crafted unique paths to success.


Fear Factor - MTV



A refresh of the break-through series 'Fear Factor'. Ludacris will host the new installment, custom-created for a generation that is increasingly empowered, while also more anxious than ever.

Filled with new stunts inspired by urban legends, popular scary movies and viral videos from today's cultural zeitgeist, 'Fear Factor' contestants will confront their fears, be pushed beyond their comfort zones and take action against some of their biggest stressors.


World of Dance - NBC



In partnership with preeminent global dance brand World of Dance, the series brings the world's elite dancers together to compete in epic battles of artistry, precision and athleticism for a life-altering prize of $1 million. Solo dancers will compete against duos and crews in an unlimited range of dance including hip-hop, popping, locking, tap, ballet, break dancing, ballroom, stomping and more. Jennifer Lopez, NE-YO and Derek Hough will be at the judges table with Jenna Dewan Tatum set as host/mentor.


Big Little Star - USA



Hosted by four-time Emmy nominee and Critics’ Choice winner Cat Deeley, 'Big Star Little Star' is a fun-loving celebrity family game show which pairs stars with their kids as they playfully test their knowledge of one another. All in good fun to win money for their chosen charities, each episode will feature three famous families as they reveal the most hilarious behind-the-scenes moments about their real lives.


The F Word with Gordon Ramsay - Fox



Based on his hit U.K. series, each distinctive and fast-paced hour will combine good food and great cooking with Ramsay's passion, energy and humor into a one-of-a-kind live series. During each episode, teams of foodie families and friends will battle it out live in a high-stakes cook-off, hoping to impress Ramsay, as well as celebrities, VIPs and other dinner guests. As the live battle heats up, the show will feature Ramsay hosting highly stylized cooking demos and weekly out-of-the-kitchen adventures with fans, foodies and surprise guests. We'll see Gordon at his best inside the kitchen, and at his most mischievous outside the kitchen. With Gordon live, anything can happen!


Herrens veje - DR TV



'Herrens veje' is a family drama that deals with faith and the great questions of life. The series is based on a modern pre-family in the Danish People's Church - but treats the concept of faith in a broad sense - as it leads us through life.


Destination Wedding - Hallmark



Ellie has been painstakingly planning her sister Mandy's destination wedding for the longest time. She is excited as guests begin arriving at the idyllic beach resort but is somewhat nonplussed when one of them turns out to be her ex-boyfriend Greg, who is the groom's best man. When Mandy and her fiancé don't show up, Ellie and Greg must lie to the guests and assure them everything is okay... when it clearly isn't. With the wedding fast approaching and Mandy's attendance a question mark, Ellie and Greg scramble to stave off disaster while simultaneously falling back in love with each other.


I’m Dying Up Here - Showtime



Set in LA's celebrated, infamous stand-up comedy scene of the 1970s, 'I'm Dying Up Here' delves into the inspired and damaged psyches that inhabit the hilarious, but complex business of making an audience laugh. From Executive Producer Jim Carrey.


If You’re Not In the Obit, Eat Breakfast - HBO



The film is a celebration of the vitality of a group of celebrities who are going strong after age 90 - Mel Brooks, Dick Van Dyke, Carl Reiner, Norman Lear, Betty White, Stan Lee, and Kirk Douglas.


Daytime Divas - VH1



Every weekday at noon, Maxine, Mo, Heather, Kibby, and Nina - hosts of 'The Lunch Hour', the long-running women's talk show - gather around the table to discuss life, love, politics, and juicy gossip. But behind the scenes, it's even juicier - a backstage world filled with power struggles, diva fits, and steamy affairs.

Inspired by the book 'Satan's Sisters... A Novel of Fiction' by Star Jones.


Menendez: Blood Brothers - Lifetime



Based on the true story, the movie explores the inner lives and motivation behind the murders of entertainment executive Jose Menendez and his wife Kitty at the hands of their sons Lyle and Erik in 1989.The movie will also reveal new details about the extreme abuse the brothers endured at their father's hands, all while their mother looked the other way.


Bridal Boot Camp - Hallmark



Fitness instructor Molly Winters runs the very popular Bridal Boot Camp, helping prospective brides-to-be get in shape, mind, body and soul, for their big day. But things get complicated when she meets Nick, the fiancé of one of her new "recruits," and sparks fly. As Molly's feelings for Nick grow, she finds herself trying to help someone else get ready to marry the man she is falling in love with.


Claws - TNT



'Claws' follows the rise of five diverse and treacherous manicurists working at the Nail Artisan of Manatee County salon, where there is a lot more going on than silk wraps and pedicures.


Steve Harvey’s Funderdome - ABC



'Steve Harvey’s Funderdome' is a seed-funding competition reality series where two budding entrepreneurs go head-to-head to win over a live studio audience to fund their ideas, products or companies. In each of the 13 episodes, the audience will represent the "customer" and, as the customer is always right, they will be voting to determine the winner. But, in each round, following the pitches and before Steve Harvey reveals the results of the crowd's majority vote, the entrepreneurs will face a major dilemma: one of the entrepreneurs is allowed to cash out and walk away for a lesser amount. But if an entrepreneur cashes out, they forgo the opportunity to win the whole cash prize for that round - a good move if they lost the crowd vote, but a bad move if they would have won it.


Blood Drive - Syfy



Get uncomfortable...! In the tradition of classic grindhouse movies, 'Blood Drive' is a new series soaked in high-octane chaos and just barely approved for television. After Los Angeles' last good cop is forced to join a twisted cross-country death race, his only hope of survival is a dangerous femme fatale who has the need for speed. Oh, and forget gasoline... these cars run on human blood!


My Mother and Other Strangers - PBS



Set in rural Northern Ireland during World War II, this drama follows Rose Coyne and her family as the US Army sets up a base nearby. Rose finds herself acting as peacekeeper between the disgruntled locals and the airbase ... and drawn to a handsome young captain.


The Story of China - PBS



'The Story of China', written and presented by historian Michael Wood, explores the history of the world’s oldest continuous state, from the ancient past to the present day.

Home to over a billion people, China is the new superpower, a country we all want to understand now, and Wood argues that to do so we have to look at its history. Travelling across the country, he explores the landscapes, peoples, stories and cultures that have helped create China’s distinctive character and genius over more than four thousand years.
 

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Straight/Curve - Epix



Ninety percent of women and young girls say they do not feel represented in the fashion industry or in media, and that the imagery they consume on a daily basis makes them feel “disgusting” and “less than”.

The exciting new documentary 'Straight/Curve' examines the industries and obstacles responsible for this body image crisis and showcases the dynamic leaders fighting for more diversity of size, race and age.

At a time when our brain processes images 60,000 times faster than words 'Straight/Curve' sets out to change the imagery we are seeing and to bolster a movement that is redefining society’s unrealistic and dangerous standards of beauty to impact society at large.


I'm Sorry - TruTV



The series follows seemingly confident, together comedy writer, wife and mom Andrea, who comically exposes her inner immaturity and neuroses through unexpected life situations.


Boy Band - ABC



'Boy Band', is a new series where talented singers battle it out to become a member of the next great music sensation. And for the first time ever, viewers at home will vote for their favorite five band members, live, creating a group America can truly call its own. The 10-episode series will capture the audition process and behind-the-scenes excitement where young vocal talents compete for a chance to show the world that they have what it takes to win a coveted spot in the band and receive a recording contract with Hollywood Records.


The Gong Show - ABC



Get ready for the return of television's most irreverent talent show competition, 'The Gong Show', executive produced by actor/comedian Will Arnett. Every episode will celebrate unusually talented and unique performers on a primetime stage. A revolving panel of judges featuring Hollywood's hottest stars praise, critique and gong contestants in one of TV's all-time great variety shows.


The Mist - Spike



Based on a story by Stephen King, 'The Mist' centers around a small town family that is torn apart by a brutal crime. As they deal with the fallout an eerie mist rolls in, suddenly cutting them off from the rest of the world, and in some cases, each other. Family, friends and adversaries become strange bedfellows, battling the mysterious mist and its threats, fighting to maintain morality and sanity as the rules of society break down.


GLOW - Netflix



Inspired by the real story of the 1980's female wrestling league, the series -- set in Los Angeles and showcasing big hair and body slams -- will be the fictionalized story of an out of work actress who finds one last attempt to live her dreams in the form of a weekly series about female wrestlers.

From Jenji Kohan, creator of 'Orange is the New Black'.


My Favorite Wedding - Hallmark



Potential Northwestern fellow Tess Harper lasers through her best friend's wedding planning like the star doctor she hopes to soon become. In fact, Tess puzzles through any problem - provided it's not her own. When she meets divorce lawyer and groom's best friend, Michael, Tess maneuvers around him like a gurney in the emergency room until she discovers this best man has a few moves of his own.


Prime Suspect: Tennison - PBS



Behind every great detective is a backstory. Masterpiece dials back the clock to spotlight the influences that turned 22-year-old rookie policewoman Jane Tennison into the savvy, single-minded crime fighter beloved by Prime Suspect viewers over the course of seven seasons.

Starring Stefanie Martini in the iconic role immortalized by Helen Mirren, 'Prime Suspect: Tennison' airs in three riveting 90-minute episodes.


Battle of the Network Stars - ABC



The '70s and '80s television pop-culture classic, 'Battle of the Network Stars', is revived when it returns to television this summer. 'Battle of the Network Stars' is a nostalgic throwback to the original series where TV celebrities blended athleticism with hilarious antics. The 10-episode summer event will pit teams of current and classic TV stars from multiple eras and different genres against one another in a variety of athletic games. Viewers can look forward to seeing a fresh take at some of the classic show's sporting "events" like Tug o' War, the Obstacle Course and the Dunk Tank.


Candy Crush - CBS



The game that has become a worldwide phenomenon comes to life as teams of two people use their wits and physical agility to compete on enormous, interactive game boards featuring next generation technology to conquer 'Candy Crush' and be crowned the champions.


Love Finds its Way - HMC



In 'Love Finds Its Way', Jane Evans is a single mother dead set on protecting her teenage daughter Betsy from the harsh realities of life. When Betsy falls in love with an enlisted man, Jane tries her best to steer Betsy away from heartache. Little does Jane realize she and her daughter are about to learn important lessons of the heart and that taking chances can sometimes lead to the most extraordinary happy endings.


Will - TNT



A drama about the lost years of young William Shakespeare after his arrival to London in 1589 -- when theatre was like rock and roll and a young man with a dream changed the world with his words. Newcomer Laurie Davidson plays the title role in this period drama told in a bold, contemporary style and played to a modern soundtrack that exposes all of Shakespeare's recklessness, lustful temptations, and tortured brilliance.


The Bold Type - Freeform



'The Bold Type' reveals a glimpse into the outrageous lives and loves of those responsible for the global women's magazine, 'Scarlet'. The rising generation of 'Scarlet' women leans on one another as they find their own voices in a sea of intimidating leaders. Together they explore sexuality, identity, love and fashion.


The Hollywood Puppet Shit Show - Fuse



True untold celebrity stories reenacted by marionette puppets. Joe Jonas, Gina Rodriquez, and Amanda Cerney are among the talent lined up for this series.

Executive produced by Wilmer Valderrama.


Salvation - CBS



The series centers on tech superstar Darius Tanz and MIT grad student Liam Cole, who bring Pentagon official Grace Barrows a staggering discovery - that an asteroid is just six months away from colliding with Earth.


Flulanthropy - Seeso



The series follows German DJ and wunderkind Flula Borg on Borg’s quest to become the greatest philanthropist of all time. Created by Borg, the show is described as investigative journalism and social action filtered through the positively insane mind of Flula Borg.


Hooten and the Lady - The CW



The action drama follows the nail-biting escapades of maverick adventurer Hooten, who teams up with fearless historical expert Lady Alexandra to travel the globe in search of hidden treasures from the past. From the mythical Amazonian golden City of Z to the Buddha’s missing scroll and the tomb of Alexander the Great, each hourlong episode follows the duo on an epic new adventure through jungles, deserts and underground cities.


Story of a Girl - Lifetime



Emmy Award-winning actress Kyra Sedgwick makes her directorial debut with 'Story of a Girl', based on the novel of the same name by Sara Zarr.

When a sex video of 13-year-old Deanna and Tommy goes viral, her life of carefree innocence is changed forever. Three years later, Deanna is still dealing with the fallout of the video, including being branded the school slut. Ready to move on, Deanna longs to escape a life defined by the mistakes of her past.

Segwick's husband, Kevin Bacon, and daughter Sosie Bacon also star.


Midnight, Texas - NBC



Welcome to a place where being normal is really quite strange. From Niels Arden Oplev, the visionary director of 'Mr. Robot', and based on the hit book series from author Charlaine Harris (True Blood), comes a journey into a remote Texas town where no one is who they seem. From vampires and witches to psychics and hit men, Midnight is a mysterious safe haven for those who are different. As the town members fight off outside pressures from rowdy biker gangs, ever-suspicious cops and their own dangerous pasts, they band together and form a strong and unlikely family.


Somewhere Between - ABC



Laura Price is a superstar news producer in San Francisco and fiercely loving mom. She isn't crazy: Laura knows her 8-year-old daughter is going to be murdered. She doesn't know who the murderer is, or why she's killed, but she knows exactly when it will happen, where, and how. Despite this, all of her attempts to keep her daughter safe fail, and Serena's fixed, unmovable, terrifying fate keeps her directly in the path of her killer.


Manhunt: Unabomber



'Manhunt: Unabomber' tells the dramatic and gripping true story of the FBI's hunt for the Unabomber, the deadliest serial bomber in history. The story focuses on FBI Agent and Criminal Profiler Jim "Fitz" Fitzgerald, who pioneered the use of forensic linguistics to identify and ultimately capture the Unabomber, Ted Kaczynski.

Greg Yaitanes (Quarry, Banshee) will direct every episode and serve as showrunner.


The Sinner - USA



'The Sinner' follows a young mother who, overcome by an inexplicable fit of rage, commits a startling act of violence and to her horror has no idea why. The event launches an inverted and utterly surprising crime thriller whose driving force is not the "who" or the "what" -- but the "why" -- as an investigator finds himself obsessed with uncovering the woman's buried motive.


The Story of Diana - ABC



Debuting over two nights, the documentary marks the 20th anniversary of Princess Diana's tragic passing at age 36 and will capture the most comprehensive interviews ever conducted on the woman known as the People's Princess: in-depth conversations with those who knew her best, as well as the world's leading Diana experts. These interviews will be woven together with People's unparalleled reporting, as well as captivating archival footage of the Princess of Wales. The documentary will not only explore the remarkable chapters of Diana's life, but will also delve deeply into the ways in which her story remains relevant today. This television event will remind the world why they fell in love with Diana in the first place – and will introduce her to a whole new generation.


Marlon - NBC



Loosely inspired by the real life of star Marlon Wayans, this update to the classic family comedy centers on a loving (but immature) father committed to co-parenting his two kids with his very-together ex-wife. While his misguided fatherly advice, unstoppable larger-than-life personality and unpredictable Internet superstardom might get in the way sometimes, for Marlon family really always does come first - even if he's the biggest kid of all.


The Defenders - Netflix



'The Defenders' follows Daredevil, Jessica Jones, Luke Cage and Iron Fist. A quartet of singular heroes with one common goal - to save New York City. This is the story of four solitary figures, burdened with their own personal challenges, who realize they just might be stronger when teamed together.


There’s… Johnny! - Seeso



The coming of age story is set in 1970s Los Angeles, when 'The Tonight Show' first moved from New York to Burbank. It follows the lives and challenges of Andy, a wide-eyed 19-year-old Nebraskan who stumbles his way into a job at 'The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson' and Joy, a young Talent Coordinator on the show, as they both try to find their way and prove themselves in this period of cultural and political upheaval.


Disjointed - Netflix



'Disjointed' is a 30 minute sitcom from creators Chuck Lorre (Big Bang Theory) and former Daily Show head writer David Javerbaum.

Ruth, a lifelong advocate for legalization, is finally living her dream as the owner of an Los Angeles cannabis dispensary, Ruth's Alternative Caring. Joining her are three charismatic "budtenders", her entrepreneurial twenty-something year old son and a very troubled security guard.


The Tick - Amazon



In a world where superheroes have been real for decades, an accountant with zero powers comes to realize his city is owned by a super villain. As he struggles to uncover this conspiracy, he falls in league with a strange blue superhero.


Apollo Gauntlet - Adult Swim



On Earth, Paul Cassidy is just another cop, but when the evil Dr. Benign transports him to another world, he becomes a new kind of hero. With the help of a magical suit and a set of talking gauntlets, he's able to fight crime exactly the way he wants...and he'll do it as Apollo Gauntlet!


Bancroft - ITV



Ruthless and courageous, Bancroft is a brilliant copper. She has given her life to the police force. Consequently, she’s trusted and adored by her colleagues and promotion to Detective Chief Superintendent looks assured. Bancroft is running an operation to bring down the pernicious and vicious Kamara gang. She adopts dubious methods, but the most violent brother, Athif, rules the local town with an iron fist, so it’s hard not to applaud her actions.

When new recruit Katherine is assigned to a particular cold case, she unwittingly disturbs the ghosts of the past and what she unearths shakes Bancroft to her core.


Bliss - Sky Atlantic



'Bliss' follows the complicated double life of Andrew, a successful travel writer who, through extenuating circumstances, finds himself living between two sets of wives and children whose existences are unknown to each other.

Andrew, in a constant state of moral crisis, must find a way to balance his time and energies between his wife Kim and teenage daughter, while travelling back and forth across Bristol to his other family, wife Denise and their teenage son.

As Andrew's two worlds become ever harder to contain, so does his sanity. And he finds himself going to increasingly drastic lengths to protect the two families he loves.
 

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Britannia - Sky/Amazon



'Britannia' is a drama set in 43AD as the Roman Imperial Army - determined and terrified in equal measure - returns to crush the Celtic heart of Britannia - a mysterious land ruled by warrior women and powerful druids who can channel the powerful forces of the underworld. Or so they say.


Cormoran Strike - BBC/HBO



The series follows Strike, a war veteran turned private detective operating out of a tiny office in London's Denmark Street. Though he's wounded both physically and psychologically, Strike's unique insight and his background as an SIB Investigator prove crucial in solving three complex cases which have eluded the police


Crackle Spotlight: This Week On - Crackle



A weekly highlights show hosted by YouTube star Ian Hecox (Smosh).


Date My Dad - UP



This family dramedy tells the story of a single dad raising three teenage daughters. Three years after losing their mother, the daughters make it their mission to get their dad back in the game... the dating game, that is.


Gap Year - TNT



The story of a motley gang of travellers embarking on a three-month trip around Asia. British lads Sean and Dylan meet American girls May and Ashley in Beijing and opt to undergo the first leg of their travels together. But they soon find that their journey takes them much further than any of them expected.


Freedom Fighters: The Ray - CW Seed



Raymond “Ray” Terrill was a reporter who discovered a group of government scientists working on a secret project to turn light into a weapon of mass destruction. But before he could report on his findings, the project head exposed Ray to a “genetic light bomb.” The bomb failed to kill him and instead gifted Ray with light-based powers. With these abilities, Ray realized he could go beyond reporting on injustice — he could take action to help stop it. Calling himself The Ray, he was recruited by Uncle Sam and the Freedom Fighters to fight violence and oppression wherever it exists.


Frontiersmen - History



'Frontiersmen' will follow stories of iconic pioneers, including Daniel Boone, Lewis and Clark, Tecumseh, Davy Crocket and Andrew Jackson as they set forth across untamed land. The series will span across the first 75 years from the post-Revolutionary War colonies through the California Gold Rush, highlighting a formative period in U.S. history that helped shape us from colonists into today’s Americans.


Get Shorty - Epix



A reimagining of Elmore Leonard’s 1990 bestselling thriller comedy novel previously adapted by MGM with Barry Sonnefeld’s 1995 feature starring John Travolta, 'Get Shorty' centers on Miles Daly, a hitman from Nevada who tries to become a movie producer in Hollywood as a means to leave his criminal past behind.


Hard Sun - Hulu/BBC



Robert Hicks is a family man and a great, committed copper. He’s also profoundly corrupt. Elaine Renko is difficult and damaged… and utterly incorruptible. Hicks and Renko stand on different ends of the social and moral spectrum. They also seriously distrust one other - and for good reason. But they must somehow learn to work together if they’re going to survive until the end of the world.

From Neil Cross, creator of Luther.


Kiki & Kitty - ABC Australia



'Kiki & Kitty' portrays the trials and tribulations of Kiki, the good black girl in a bad white world, who stumbles across her vagina in the personification of Kitty and realises there is a lot more to life than she thought.


Kiss Me First - E4/Netflix



Leila, a lonely video game addict to the online world of Agora, meets the confident party girl Tess, who has a dark secret.


Loch Ness - ITV/AcornTV



In a community sustained by myth and bordered by untamed nature, the search for a serial killer becomes a matter of life and death for local detective Annie Cathro who is trying to cope with her first murder case. When the body of local man Niall Swift is found at the foot of Carn Mohr Mountain and an isolated human heart on the loch shore, the town’s normality is shattered and the nightmare begins.


Loudermilk - Audience



Ron Livingston will play Dave Loudermilk, a recovering alcoholic and substance abuse counselor with an extremely bad attitude. He's unapologetically uncensored and manages to anger everyone in his life. To Dave, a stranger is just an enemy he hasn't met yet. Though he's got his drinking under control, his life is one step forward, twelve steps back.


Queers - BBC Four



Some of Britain’s most brilliant up and upcoming LGBT writers are being given the opportunity to write original dramatic short films for BBC Four in a new project directed by Mark Gatiss which charts a century of the UK gay experience.

The monologues begin in 1917 with 'The Man on the Platform' - the story of a young man returning from the trenches of the First World War and reflecting on both his attraction to another man and a very particular childhood memory. Other stories include Jackie Clune's 'The Perfect Gentlemen' in which we meet Bobby, a man with a very unexpected secret and Brian Fillis' 'More Anger' which examines the journey of a young gay actor in the 1980s.

Taking in 1957's Wolfenden Report, the HIV crisis and the 1967 Sexual Offence Act itself, these 15 minute monologues will mark and celebrate some of the most poignant, funny, entertaining, tragic and riotous moments of British gay history and the very personal rites-of-passage of gay Britons through the last 100 years.


Riviera - Sky Atlantic



Julia Stiles plays Georgina, a Midwestern US girl turned smart, resourceful wife of the billionaire Constantine Clios. After just a year of marriage, Georgina’s immaculate new life is blown apart when her art collector husband Constantine is killed in an explosion aboard the yacht of a Russian oligarch and arms dealer. Believing there to be more to the tragedy, she sets out to uncover what happened. Dark truths about Constantine’s dealings emerge and, as she begins to realise who she was really married to, Georgina enters a spiral of moral descent as she becomes immersed in a world of lies, double-dealing and criminality.


Ronny Chieng: International Student - ABC Australia/Comedy Central



In the series (as in real life), Ronny Chieng is a Malaysian student who’s come to Australia to study law. Though smart, driven and competitive, he’s also blunt, barbed, and not afraid to cut through B.S. - so it’s not long before Ronny is at odds with most people on campus. Adding to Ronny’s rollercoaster is his strong relationship with his Malaysia-based mum, which veers between affection and agitation, often in the space of a single conversation, and a friendship with all-Australian classmate Asher that could mean something more… if Ronny can ever work up the courage.


Sent - HBO Asia



'Sent' follows the life of an unremarkable and meek financial compliance officer, Jay Bunani, who has a habit of writing searing and eye-wateringly honest emails to anyone who aggravates him. After he inadvertently sends out drafts of these emails that no one was ever supposed to see, his world turns upside down.


Sick Note - Sky Atlantic



'Sick Note' is the story of Daniel Glass, a compulsive liar, who’s stuck in a failing relationship and a dead end job, where he is under the thumb of his irrepressible boss Kenny West. And just when things couldn’t get any worse, he’s diagnosed with esophageal cancer. However, everyone starts to treat him better because of his diagnosis and suddenly Daniel finds he has a new lust for life. But then he finds out he was misdiagnosed by the most incompetent oncologist on Earth, Dr Ian Glennis and that’s when Daniel has a big decision to make: come clean and go back to his old rubbish life, or keep this new information a secret and pretend to be ill. He decides to go for the latter but very quickly the lie spirals out of control and both Daniel and Dr Glennis have to spend all of their waking lives trying to prevent the truth from getting out.


Snowfall - FX



A storm is coming and its name is cocaine. 'Snowfall' is a one-hour drama set against the infancy of the crack cocaine epidemic and its ultimate radical impact on the culture as we know it. The story follows numerous characters on a violent collision course, including: Franklin Saint, young street entrepreneur on a quest for power; Gustavo Zapata, a Mexican wrestler caught up in a power struggle within a crime family; Teddy McDonald, a CIA operative running from a dark past who begins an off-book operation to fund the Nicaraguan Contras; and Luica Villanueva, the self-possessed daughter of a Mexican crime lord.


The Defiant Ones - HBO



'The Defiant Ones' is a four-part documentary on Dr. Dre and Jimmy Iovine, which chronicles their divergent roots and their unlikely partnership as well as addresses the moguls' influence and impact on pop culture.


The Disappearance - CTV



'The Disappearance' is a psychological family drama centered around the unexplained and sudden disappearance of Anthony Sullivan during a treasure hunt on the day of his tenth birthday. The series follows the family as the complex and emotionally fraught mystery of their child’s disappearance unfolds. While both the police and family conduct their own investigations, seeking any signs and trace of evidence, long-buried familial secrets with devastating consequences rise to the surface leaving an unforeseen impact on every member of the Sullivan family.


The Guest Book - TBS



The series centers around a small town vacation home and its visitors. While the house and cast of characters living in this small mountain town remain the same, each episode will feature a different set of guests renting the house.


Tin Star - Sky Atlantic



'Tin Star' tells the story of Jim Worth, an ex-Metropolitan police detective who has moved with his family to the Rocky Mountains to start a new life as a local police chief in an idyllic rural community. When his small town is overrun by migrant workers from a massive new oil refinery – the wave of drugs, prostitution and organised crime that follows them threatens to sweep away everything in its wake.

When Jim makes a stand, his act appears to prompt mysterious assassins to unleash sudden and violent retribution on Jim and his family; the resulting tragedy irrevocably shattering the peace they had found in this once perfect mountain idyll and transforming their remote sanctuary into a hellish and inescapable prison.


What Would Diplo Do? - Viceland



Described as “Louie meets WorldStar HipHop crossed with This Is Spinal Tap", James Van Der Beek plays a fictional version of DJ superstar Diplo in a collection of parables about life as told through the eyes of guy who can bring 60,000 people to their feet… but kind of sucks one-on-one.
 

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I will update this post later on with links to the various show threads that will inevitably pop up in the coming weeks.

Cornballer
Snowfall
Game of Thrones

captjohnboyd
Room 104

berzeli
Top of the Lake: China Girl

IronRinn
The Strain

TheOddOne
Preacher
Halt and Catch Fire

Oddduck
GLOW

bitbydeath
Blood Drive

Dereck
Orphan Black

Sumio Mondo
Twin Peaks

GK86
Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt
House of Cards
Castlevania

Grizzlyjin
Anne with an E
The Mist

RatskyWatsky
Sense8
Bloodline
Fear the Walking Dead
Claws
Turn: Washington's Spies
Insecure
 

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The shows, they just don't stop coming!!

May looks to be Netflix month for me, outside of Twin Peaks on Showtime!
 

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Thanks for putting so much work into these threads. I use them to see what I'll be watching. Very appreciated, Ratsky. Oh boy, lets see.

OLD STUFF
Anne with an 'e' - Kinda cheating since I'm currently watching the CBC broadcast. Good show
Insecure - Loved Season 1
The Bachelorette - Count me in for the first 5 episodes, at least
Game of Thrones - Yep!
Halt & Catch Fire - Show has improved upon itself every year, so I'm in.
Lady Dynamite - Maria Bamford is a treasure and I thought the first season was one of the funniest things on Netflix

NEW STUFF
GLOW - I'll give it an episode or 2.
I Love Dick - Read an article about this, so I'm curious.
The Mist - Morbid curiousity
Hooten and the Lady - LOL, what kinda uncharted/romancing the stone/indiana jones nonsense is this?! I'm in
The Defenders
Britannia - I know this probably won't be as good as it looks/sounds, but I'm curious
Hard Sun - This sounds like Low Winter Sun UK. Only reason I might watch is Neil Cross being involved.

Usually in Summer I pick up a show, it ends up being crap and I drop it after 2 episodes. But all these streaming services might change that.
 

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Sense8 - No brainer.

Anne with an E - Doubt I'll watch it all but I am curious.

Downward Dog - Alison Tolman gets at least a glance from me.

12 Monkeys - Hopefully this sticks the landing.

Twin Peaks - Only a crazy person would skip this.

Shadowhunters - B-movie-esque good time. If the time sink becomes too much this will be one of the first to go though.

Wynonna Earp - Oh yeah, it is has been too long since I've set sail on my Waverly+Haught ship.

Orphan Black - No brainer.

Blood Drive - THIS IS GOING TO BE AMAZING. Or terrible.

The Mist - Zero hope this will be good.

GLOW - More curious than hyped for this.

Preacher - I liked the first season more or less, enough to give it a second go.

Zoo - The most important love story of our time, between the world's best and only action-veterinarian and the most important and shockingly normal everywoman to ever grace our airwaves continues!

Killjoys - The superior summer Syfy spaceship show.

The Defenders - Made it this far, might as well see it through.

I was really hoping there wasn't going to be so much that I am interested in this year.
 

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The Story of China - PBS

This might be quite good? I've got fond memories of Woods's "In The Footsteps of Alexander The Great", which actually got me into ancient history and Greek/Roman classics in the late '90s. But the couple of other series I've happened across with him presenting, he seemed far less assured than that one, and with less authority, so... Could go either way.

Otherwise, 12 Monkeys, Twin Peaks, The Wizard of Lies and The Tick (at least for the first episode or two). House of Cards as well, if I can binge watch, um... most of the previous seasons.
 

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Game of Thrones and The Last Ship naturally. Potentially The Mist and Glow if I remember, and Scream if they undo their fuckup.
 

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The "musts" for me are GoT, Sense8, and, Twin Peaks. Along with everything that's airing now and continuing into May and June (i.e. American Gods, The Americans, Silicon Valley, Handmaid's Tale, Fargo, The Leftovers, Better Call Saul). Might also catch up on the last two seasons of House of Cards depending on how the new season fares with critics.

Otherwise, I'll be mostly chasing after my (massive) backlog while keeping an ear to the ground on new stuff. 'Snowfall' in particular sounds very promising.

Edit:

Very nice work putting all this together, by the way! Much obliged.
 

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Hmm, there doesn't seem to be much for me this Summer, which is probably the first time I haven't had a lot to look forward to since I started getting into TV shows a few years back. I'll definitely catch Twin Peaks and The Defenders.

But that gives me plenty of time to catch up on so many shows that I have been planning on watching for a long time, so I'm pretty happy about this.
 
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I see there is a show about Jamestown now.... so, they do know that people became so desperate they resorted to cannibalism in that colony, right?
It's basically the other go-to example of what happens when you starve people, the other one being the Soviet experiment fitting called "cannibal island". I hope they didn't go in with a "oh well, who'd notice anyway", like all that Columbus crap where they don't show him being a raging psychopath.

Oh I'm sorry, did I just ruin that? Oh no what a shame. /s


edit: okay, why the hell did they actually have Jessica Jones turn her ass towards the camera as if they learned nothing from why people keep posting that? Isn't JJ's show about her having been... oh you know, I'm sure it will be fine. No male gaze or anything. Nope, all fine.

I'll be trying out The Mist and The Tick, but everything else seems a by-the-number shit dumbtruck. Maybe that puppet show if it's ballsy enough, but I doubt that.
Dear lord, this is all safer than safe. How dull.
 

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House of Cards
Fear the Walking Dead
Orphan Black
Preacher
Game of Thrones
The Defenders
Rick & Morty

And the current shows I haven't started yet: The Americans, Homeland, Love, Fargo, Better Call Saul...

Great thread, Ratsky!
 

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How does Steve Harvey keep getting work?

I'm really excited for American Gods tonight. I had really boring tedious work for a couple of weeks and that audio book was one of the things that helped get me through it.

I also can't wait for Twin Peaks. I really hope it doesn't disappoint.
 

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Game of Thrones, Twin Peaks and Rick & Morty are the shows I'am hyped for. I'am intrigued by Glow, I will check it out for Alison Brie.
 

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I have a question, what's up with Sky Atlantic? Where does their stuff air in the US, is it like co-productions with HBO, Showtime, etc? Seems like they got a couple shows cooking with notable US actresses, can't imagine those wouldn't come over here.
 

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I have a question, what's up with Sky Atlantic? Where does their stuff air in the US, is it like co-productions with HBO, Showtime, etc? Seems like they got a couple shows cooking with notable US actresses, can't imagine those wouldn't come over here.

They usually land in random spots. They signed a deal with Showtime's programming not too long back, so it's a possibility that Showtime may get their programming in return, especially they did Penny Dreadful and Guerrilla together! But I don't know for certain if that's an ongoing thing or not, just a guess. But you can be certain their line-up will end up over here in some form or another!
 

Grizzlyjin

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They usually land in random spots. They signed a deal with Showtime's programming not too long back, so it's a possibility that Showtime may get their programming in return, especially they did Penny Dreadful and Guerrilla together! But I don't know for certain if that's an ongoing thing or not, just a guess. But you can be certain their line-up will end up over here in some form or another!

Ah, thank you. I figured it was something like that. Some of the shows they have look sorta interesting, just not sure where I'd watch them.
 

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Not a lot of new stuff catching my eye after a quick look, but I will keep an eye on what critics and TV-GAF thinks is worth watching. Here is the stuff I plan to watch this summer.

Returning Shows
Game of Thrones
You’re the Worst
Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt
Rick and Morty
Halt and Catch Fire
Master of None
Casual
Playing House
Preacher
Scream
Survivor’s Remorse
UnReal (not sure if I'll be back for this one to be honest)

Will Watch if I Catch Up on Them
Twin Peaks
Bloodline
Orange is the New Black
Vikings

New Shows
Hooten and the Lady (I've never heard of this, but I love adventure fiction like this. Hope this is good. Looks pretty cool!)
The Defenders
The Tick
GLOW
 

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For me, it's looking like:

May

Sense8
The Last Kingdom (though, it's already put up weekly here in Canada, so, y'know, just need to get to it)
I Love Dick
Master of None
Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt
Twin Peaks
Bloodline
House of Cards

June

Orange is the New Black
Orphan Black (hope to be caught up in time!)
Blood Drive
The Mist
GLOW
Preacher

July

Game of Thrones

August

The Defenders
The Tick

I'm absolutely terrified of more being added to that list, especially with everything already airing.
 

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oh theres more House of Cards this month? Last season or not decided?

I still need to watch season 4
 

kevin1025

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oh theres more House of Cards this month? Last season or not decided?

I still need to watch season 4

It's not being billed as the final season, but it could be a situation of audiences finding out it's the final season as they watch (or it gets spoiled by binge watchers, haha). Season four was a step up after the third season was disappointing (for me, at least), hope you like it!
 

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I see there is a show about Jamestown now.... so, they do know that people became so desperate they resorted to cannibalism in that colony, right?
It's basically the other go-to example of what happens when you starve people, the other one being the Soviet experiment fitting called "cannibal island". I hope they didn't go in with a "oh well, who'd notice anyway", like all that Columbus crap where they don't show him being a raging psychopath.

Oh I'm sorry, did I just ruin that? Oh no what a shame. /s


edit: okay, why the hell did they actually have Jessica Jones turn her ass towards the camera as if they learned nothing from why people keep posting that? Isn't JJ's show about her having been... oh you know, I'm sure it will be fine. No male gaze or anything. Nope, all fine.

I'll be trying out The Mist and The Tick, but everything else seems a by-the-number shit dumbtruck. Maybe that puppet show if it's ballsy enough, but I doubt that.
Dear lord, this is all safer than safe. How dull.

WTF, why would you post spoilers?
 

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Lucifer
Master of None
Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt
Orange is the New Black
Orphan Black
Killjoys
The Defenders

A pretty small list unfortunately but at least it'll be easy to manage.

New Shows
Hooten and the Lady (I've never heard of this, but I love adventure fiction like this. Hope this is good. Looks pretty cool!)
It's a really fun show.
 
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The lack of television over the summer is actually fine considering the amount of stuff I have to get through this month alone.

Game of Thrones
Insecure
Defenders
House of Cards is all.
 

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I was looking through the list of new shows and stopped immediately when I saw Cormoran Strike. Didn't know it had finally become a show, and will ABSOLUTELY be watching! :D
 

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Nice job with the thread, as always!

What I'll attempt to immediately make time for:
Game of Thrones
Lady Dynamite
Playing House
Rick & Morty
Sense8
You're the Worst

What I'll try / get around to when I have time:
Another Period
Master of None (still not quite done S1)
Snowfall

If I somehow have even more time, catching up on other stuff from the spring.

and... I also have to watch The Defenders because my girlfriend works/worked on it. I've only seen the Jessica Jones premiere and half of a random Luke Cage episode, so she'll have to [happily] fill me on stuff.
 

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Oh wow, had no idea Candy Crush would air already. Well, that's another show I'll give a watch. Will probably not be something I follow though.
 

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Based on the list....


May - The Keepers, Twin Peaks (aka most anticipated show ever) and Bloodline
June - Flaked (sort of a hate watch) and Fear The Walking {total hate watch, but my GF loves both shows)
July - nothing
August - nothing

Also, my girlfriend and I are currently watching The Leftovers for the first time. We just finished S1, which we loved. So it seems like we will watch S2 and get caught up on S3 in time to watch the last couple of episodes live.
 

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Thanks Ratsky!

It's a Netflix-heavy spring/summer for me:
- Master of None - Netflix
- Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt - Netflix
- Twin Peaks - Showtime - 9/8c
- Bloodline - Netflix - Final Season
- House of Cards - Netflix
- Flaked - Netflix
- Hark Knocks - HBO - 10/9c
- Halt and Catch Fire - AMC - Final Season
- You're the Worst - FXX

Any word on the second season of Top of the Lake? Wasn't that supposed to debut in the spring/summer?
 

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Sense 8
Masters of None
Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt
House of Cards
Kingdom
Orange is the New Black
Preacher
Suits
Game of Thrones
The Defenders
Episodes
The Tick
Broad City

Damn, that's a whole lot of Netflix!
 
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