Tired of repeat episodes already? Not to fear, there are plenty of new shows to choose from ONE HOT SUMMER

By Robert McFerren


Turn on the AC and turn on the TV. This summer’s viewing options are getting hot.


“Pose” (9 p.m. FX): Co-created by Ryan Murphy and set in the 1980s, this dance musical series explores the juxtaposition of several segments of life and society in New York.

“Succession” (10 p.m. HBO): Drama series follows a family who control one of the biggest media and entertainment conglomerates in the world.

“SCENE OF THE CRIME WITH TONY HARRIS” (10 p.m. ID): Harris explores unbelievable injustices and why lives were forever changed.


“So You Think You Can Dance” (Fox 8 p.m.): The dance competition series kicks off season 15.

“Dietland” (9 p.m. AMC): In the one-hour premiere, this dark comedy, starring Joy Nash (“The Mindy Project,” “Twin Peaks”) and Julianna Margulies (“The Good Wife,” “ER”), focuses on one woman’s journey to self-awakening.

“Whose Line Is It Anyway?” (9 p.m. CW): The improv series starring Ryan Stiles, Wayne Brady and Colin Mochrie returns for its 14th season.

“People Magazine Investigates - Cults” (9 p.m. ID): Exploring how destructive and terrifying cults can be to cult members and their families.


“America’s Got Talent” (8 p.m., NBC): Judges Simon Cowell, Mel B, Heidi Klum and Howie Mandel, as well as host Tyra Banks, are back.

“Beat Shazam” (8 p.m. Fox): Hosted by Jamie Fox.

“Love Connection” (9 p.m. Fox): Andy Cohen hosts.

“48 Hours: NCIS” (10 p.m. CBS): Season two of the true life crime news show.

“Humans” (10 p.m. AMC): Third season premiere.

“Hunting ISIS” (10 p.m. History): A group travels to Syria and Iraq to fight against ISIS.

“Intervention” (9 p.m. A&E): Season 19 begins.

“Murder Comes To Town” (9 p.m. ID): Season 5 premiere.

“The Wonderland Murders” (10 p.m. ID): The pacific northwest is known as a serial killer’s playground.

“Faceoff” (9 p.m. SyFy): Season 13 premiere.

“Younger” (10 p.m. TV Land): Returns for season five.

“Teachers” (10:30 p.m. TV Land): Third season premiere.


“Reverie” (10 p.m. NBC): A thriller about a former hostage negotiator and expert on human behavior.

“Masterchef” (8 p.m. Fox): Cooking competition show.

“Six” (10 p.m. History): Navy SEAL Team Six seeks to destroy the terrorist network responsible for the shooting of their former team leader..

“The Last Defense” (10 p.m. ABC): A seven-episode docuseries explores and exposes flaws in the American justice system.

“Queen Sugar,” (10 p.m. OWN): The drama series returns for its third season.


“The Four: Battle For Stardom” (8 p.m. Fox): Seeking the next musical star.JUNE 13

“Gordon Ramsay’s 24 Hours to Hell and Back” (9 p.m. Fox): Cooking competition show.

“Ozzy & Jack’s World Detour” (9 p.m. A&E): The Osbournes return for season 3.

“Wahlburgers” (10 p.m. A&E): A closer look at the family’s burger business.

“Reasonable Doubt” (10 p.m. ID): Re-exploring murder cases where the perpetrators convicted of the crime maintain their innocence.

“Caribbean Pirate Treasure” (10 p.m. Travel): Philippe and Ashlan Cousteau travel to tropical beach destinations including Bermuda, Puerto Rico and Florida to explore the fascinating tales of legendary shipwrecks, ruthless pirates and sunken treasure that lurk beneath the surface.

“Nashville” (9 p.m. CMT): Hayden Panettiere says goodbye in the series swan song.

“Marvel’s Cloak & Dagger” (8 p.m. Freeform): Two teenagers from very different backgrounds find themselves burdened and awakened to newly acquired superpowers which are mysteriously linked to one another.

“Swamp Mysteries with Troy Landry,” (10 p.m. History): Series hunts for legends of the south.

“American Woman” (10 p.m. Paramount): A new half-hour scripted dramedy set amid the sexual revolution and rise of feminism in the 1970s.

“Mysteries at the Museum” (9 p.m. Travel Channel): Season 20.


“Quantico” (8 p.m. ABC): Final season about Central Intelligence Agency agent (Priyanka Chopra).

“Undercover Boss: Celebrity Edition” (8 p.m. CBS): Celebrities go undercover to find talented people and make dreams come true.

“C.B. Strike” (10 p.m. Cinemax): A war veteran turns private detective and operates out of a tiny office in London’s Denmark Street.


“Taken” (8 p.m. NBC): A former CIA spy (Jennifer Beals) and a team of covert operatives as they embark on rescue missions around the world.

“Dodo Heroes” (9 p.m. Animal Planet): Inspiring stories of animals from around the globe in dire need.

“Say Yes To The Dress: Atlanta” (8 p.m. TLC): More bridal shows.

“I Want That Wedding” (9 p.m. TLC): The show that invites viewers inside the wedding planning process.

June 10

“Celebrity Family Feud” (8 p.m. ABC): The summer game show returns for its fourth season.

“The $100,000 Pyramid” (9 p.m. ABC): Michael Strahan co-anchors the word association game in which two celebrities and their partners face off in a race against the clock.

“To Tell the Truth” (10 p.m. ABC): Anthony Anderson hosts a funny re-imagining of the beloved game show that first aired in 1956.

“Vet Gone Wild” ( 8 p.m. Animal Planet): Dr. Chris Brown travels to the most remote and exotic locations when he is called upon.

June 14

“Little Big Shots” (8 p.m. NBC): Talented and unique kids appear on the show hosted by Steve Harvey.

“Marlon” (9 p.m. NBC): Marlon Wayan series returns for season two,

“Disney’s Fairy Tale Weddings” (8 p.m. Freeform): Couples celebrate their love stories with the help of Disney.

“Girlfriends’ Guide to Divorce” (10 p.m. Bravo): Series returns for its fifth and final season.

“Alone” (10 p.m. History): Ten survivalists will be separated by miles and endure brutal, subzero temperatures, deadly predators and punishing isolation, as they push themselves once more to their limits in Mongolia.

“Extinct Or Alive” (9 p.m. Animal Planet): What if extinct animals weren’t really extinct? The methods used to declare a species extinct are not as foolproof as people might assume.

June 15

“What Would You Do?” (9 p.m. ABC): Series returns for a new season with anchor John Qui ±ones.

“12 Monkeys” (8 p.m. SyFy): James Cole (Aaron Stanford) and Dr. Cassandra Railly (Amanda Schull) set out on an epic quest, traveling further back in time in season 4.

“Mama June: From Not to Hot” (9 p.m. WE): Mama (June Shannon) has her eyes on an even bigger prize than the crown, a double wedding.

June 17

“Shades of Blue” (10 p.m. NBC): The series starring Jennifer Lopez and Ray Liotta concludes after three seasons.

June 18

“American Ninja Warrior” (June 18 NBC): The competition returns for its seventh season.

“The Proposal” (10 p.m., ABC): Ten women vie for a chance at love with a mystery suitor, a police officer from Bakersfield, Calif.

“Escaping Polygamy” (10 p.m. Lifetime): Season four of three sisters who escaped polygamy in their youth and now devote their lives to helping others.

June 19

“Drunk History” (10 p.m. Comedy Central): History told by celebrities who are drunk. Just as you thought.

“Love Is” (10 p.m. OWN): Michele Weaver and Will Catlett star as a couple chasing their dreams.

June 20

“Young & Hungry” (8 p.m. Freeform): The final season sees Gabi and Josh finally together and in love, but now navigating their new status as a full-fledged couple.

June 21

“The Gong Show” (8 p.m. ABC): The talent show returns for a second season with Mike Myers as the show’s host – but in makeup as a fictional British comedic legend Tommy Maitland.

“Match Game” (9 p.m. ABC): The game show returns for its third season hosted by Alec Baldwin.

“Take Two” (10 p.m. ABC): Sam Swift (Rachel Bilson) is a former star of a hit cop series whose epic breakdown is broadcast to the public and sends her to rehab. Desperate to restart her career, she talks her way into shadowing lone-wolf private investigator (Eddie Cibrian) as research for a potential comeback role.

“Queen Of The South” (9 p.m. USA): A woman (Alice Braga) is forced to run from the Mexican cartel and seek refuge in America.

“Shooter” (10 p.m. USA): A highly decorated veteran (Ryan Phillippe) must confront a nemesis from his past in order to return to a life of normalcy.

“Detroiters” (10:30 p.m. Comedy Central): Real-life best friends and Detroit natives Sam Richardson and Tim Robinson star as small-time ad men in the Motor City.

June 24

“Preacher” (10 p.m. AMC): A dramatic thrill ride that follows West Texas preacher (Dominic Cooper).

June 25

“Salvation” (9 p.m. CBS): In season two, the secret is out – the world learns the truth about the impending threat of an asteroid on a collision course with earth.

“Cultureshock” (9 p.m. A&E): A five-part documentary that takes a look at the untold stories behind watershed moments in pop culture that have had a lasting impact on our society.

“The Real Story with Maria Elena Salinas” (10 p.m. ID): Digging for the truth behind headline-making crimes in search of new evidence, unheard perspectives, and the latest updates.

June 27

“Big Brother” (9 p.m. CBS): Returning for its 20th season, the show follows a group of people living together in a house outfitted with cameras and microphones, recording their every move 24 hours a day.

June 28

“Big Brother” (9 p.m. CBS)

June 29

“Masters of Illusion” (8 p.m. CW): Hosted by Dean Cain.

July 1

“Big Brother” (9 p.m. CBS)

“Your Husband Is Cheating On Us” (9:30 p.m. Bravo)


“Sharp Objects” (9 p.m. HBO): A reporter who returns to her small hometown to cover the murders of two preteen girls.

July 10

“The Outpost” (8 p.m. CW): Fantasy-adventure series starring Jessica Green as the lone survivor of a race called ‘Blackbloods.’

“Married at First Sight” (9 p.m. Lifetime): Season 7 starts.

“Heathers” (10 p.m. Paramount Network):A black comedy anthology series based on the 80s cult classic film.

“Paid Off with Michael Torpey” (10 p.m. TruTV): College grads get the chance to test the depth of their degree.

“Hack My Life” (10:30 p.m. TruTV): hosts Kevin Pereira and Brooke Van Poppelen the show that shows you how to save time.

July 11

TKO: “Total Knock Out” (8 P.M. CBS): An obstacle course series.

“Burden Of Truth” (8 p.m. CW): Kristin Kreuk stars as a lawyer who returns to her hometown to take on what she thinks is a simple case, only to find herself in a fight for justice for a group of sick girls.

“Seatbelt Psychic” (10 p.m. Lifetime): Thomas John, a world-renowned medium, surprises ride-share passengers with readings.

“Seven Year Switch” (10 p.m. Lifetime): Couples try to repair their relationships.

“Bobcat Goldthwait’s Misfits & Monsters” (10 p.m. TruTV): A genre-hopping anthology comedy series, with standalone episodes delivers a satire of the world we live in.

July 12

“The Disappearance” (10 p.m. WGN): The sudden disappearance of a 10-year-old boy that shakes a close-knit community to its core. Stars Peter Coyote.

July 19

“Trial & Error” (9 p.m. NBC): New York lawyer (Nicholas D’Agosto) defends the eccentric first lady of East Peck (Kristin Chenoweth), who finds herself accused of the bizarre murder of her husband.

“The Grand Hustle” (10 p.m. BET): Contestants prove they have what it takes to out-hustle the rest.

“Snowfall” (10 p.m. FX): Set in 1984 Los Angeles, a gang works towards its ultimate goals of money, power and influence.

July 20

“Wynonna Earp” (9 p.m. SyFy): Wyatt Earp’s demon-fighting great-great-granddaughter (Melanie Scrofano), seeks to end to the Earp curse.

“Killjoys” (10 p.m. SyFy): A trio of interplanetary bounty hunters on the brink of a multiplanetary war.

July 24

“Miz & Mrs” (10 p.m. USA): WWE Superstars (and married couple) The Miz and Maryse star in this reality series.

July 25

“World of Dance” (9 p.m. NBC): Dancers showcase their talents and compete for $1 million.

August 7

“Hard Knocks” (10 p.m. HBO): Season 13 premiere.

August 12

“Ballers” (10 p.m. HBO): The football comedy starring Dwayne Johnson returns for its fourth season.

“Insecure” (10:30 p.m. HBO): The show follows the friendship of two black women (Issa Rae, Yvonne Orji) as they deal with their own real-life flaws.

August 15

“America’s Got Talent” (8 p.m., NBC): Judges Simon Cowell, Mel B, Heidi Klum and Howie Mandel, as well as host Tyra Banks, are back.

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