Summer is here, and with it comes a massive slate of new and returning television series. So, TVEnthusiast is here to guide you through the dizzying onslaught of shows to come. For our full schedule of upcoming shows, click here.
UPDATE 5/25/2016 – Bojack Horseman added.
Wednesday, June 1st, 2016
Cleverman – Sundance
This co-production between America, Australia, and New Zealand is a strange blend of dystopian science fiction, comic book super hero, and mythology.
Friday, June 3rd, 2016
Outcast – Cinemax
This demon possession story is based on a comic book series by Robert Kirkman (The Walking Dead).
Sunday, June 5th, 2016
Feed the Beast – AMC
AMC’s restaurant drama stars David Schwimmer (Friends).
Monday, June 6th, 2016
Angie Tribeca – TBS
I got this one wrong before, when it was written in our spring preview that season 2 was premiering the week after season 1 was aired as a marathon, instead season 2 is coming a few months later.
Barbarians Rising – History
History is going back to the well that gave them success in Vikings for this new historical action drama series.
Tuesday, June 7th, 2016
Casual – Hulu
One of Hulu’s first original series returns.
Friday, June 10th, 2016
Voltron: Legendary Defender – Netflix
Children of the 80s rejoice, the team that brought you Avatar and Korra are helming this remake for Netflix.
Saturday, June 11th, 2016
Hell on Wheels – AMC
AMC’s western kicks off its final season.
Sunday, June 12th, 2016
The Last Ship – TNT
This series about a global pandemic, and the US Navy ship which is the only hope for those who survived, is set to return, after last year’s dramatic season finale.
Famous – Fox
Fox is bringing us a mocumentary comedy about couples therapy.
Monday, June 13th, 2016
Braindead – CBS
The Creators of The Goode Wife are behind this comedic alien invasion story about insects invading the minds of politicians.
Guilt – Freeform
Freeform’s newest teen drama is about an American in London whose roommate is murdered.
Tuesday, June 14th, 2016
Uncle Buck – ABC
The John Candy classic is adapted for television.
Wrecked – TBS
As massive fans of LOST, we expect that we will either love or loathe this parody series.
Animal Kingdom – TNT
Scott Speedman (Underworld) appears in this drama series about a teenager moving in with family in a California beach town after his mom overdoses.
Wednesday, June 15th, 2016
Another Period – Comedy Central
Comedy Central’s spoof of period piece dramas like Downton Abbey and Call the Midwife continues for another season.
Thursday, June 16th, 2016
Aquarius – NBC
It is Charlie Manson versus Fox Mulder in season 2 of NBC’s 1960s Manson Family thriller.
Gentlemen Lobsters – Seeso
This is a thing.
Friday, June 17th, 2016
Orange Is the New Black – Netflix
Netflix’s first smash hit original returns for more dramedy in a female correctional facility.
Sunday, June 19th, 2016
The Jim Gaffigan Show – TV Land
The pale man returns for another season.
Murder in the First – TNT
TNT’s dramatic procedural returns.
Tuesday, June 21st, 2016
Queen of the South – USA
USA’s female lead drug cartel story kicks off this summer.
Wednesday, June 22nd, 2016
American Gothic – CBS
Though it shares the name and network of the 1 season Sam Raimi (Ash Versus Evil Dead) produced early 1990s classic, little else seems to be the same.
Thursday, June 23rd, 2016
Thirteen – BBC America
This BBC drama seems to essentially be a serious version of Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt.
Sunday, June 26th, 2016
Roadies – Showtime
Cameron Crowe’s (Almost Famous) rock and roll touring series stars Luke Wilson (Old School)
Ray Donovan – Showtime
The fixer story continues.
Tuesday, June 28th, 2016
Zoo – CBS
CBS’ summer romp about animal attacks is back for a second season.
Dead of Summer – Freeform
Adam Horowitz (Popular) is bringing this summer camp slasher series to the former ABC Family.
Thursday, June 30th, 2016
Sex&Drugs&Rock&Roll – FX
The Denis Leary lead has been rock star comedy continues.
Friday, July 1st, 2016
Marco Polo – Netflix
Netflix’s expensive and expansive epic returns after a well received streaming movie spin-off.
Killjoys – SyFy
SyFy’s Firefly-esque space western returns for a second season.
Dark Matter – SyFy
This story about rouges with amnesia in space continues on SyFy.
Wednesday, July 6th, 2016
Tyrant – FX
Another season for FX’s middle eastern dynasty series.
Sunday, July 10th, 2016
The Night Of – HBO
HBO brings us this 8 episode miniseries based on the British series Criminal Justice.
Tuesday, July 12th, 2016
Difficult People – Hulu
Hulu’s hilarious comedy about 2 extremely negative friends trying to make it in comedy returns for its sophomore season.
Wednesday, July 13th, 2016
Mr. Robot – USA
This amazing Hacker drama starring Rami Malek (The Pacific) and Christian Slater (Pump Up the Volume) returns for a hotly anticipated second season.
Suits – USA
Things aren’t looking great for Mike and Harvey as the high stakes legal drama returns to USA.
The A Word – Sundance
A new family drama about Autism, and the struggles of those on the spectrum.
Thursday July 14th, 2016
HarmonQuest – Seeso
A new animated series from Dan Harmon (Community) about Dungeons and Dragons.
Friday, July 15th, 2016
Stranger Things – Netflix
Previously titled Montauk, this 8 part series is about the search for a young boy who vanished.
Sunday, July 17th, 2016
Ballers – HBO
The Rock returns to HBO for his comedy drama take on the American Football business.
Vice Principals – HBO
Walton Goggins (Justified) takes a somehwat lighter role in this story of high school Vice Principals
Monday, July 18th, 2016
Six – History
Vikings – Check, Barbarians – Check, Navy Seals – CHECK!
Tuesday. July 19th, 2016
Shooter – USA
Ryan Philippe (Cruel Intentions) stars in this adaptation of the Mark Wahlberg (Shooter) movie of the same name. Wahlberg himself is producing.
Friday, July 22nd, 2016
Bojack Horseman – Netflix
Will Arnett (Arrested Development) provides the voice of the titular character in this animated comedy
Thursday, July 28th, 2016
The Amazing Gayl Pile – Seso
This series is about… Home shopping channels?
Geeking Out – AMC
A new late night talk show hosted by Kevin Smith (The Flash) and Greg Grunberg (Heroes)
Power – Starz
Starz drug empire series returns.
Survivor’s Remorse –Starz
Starz comedy series about Basketball continues.
Friday, August 12th, 2016
The Get Down – Netflix
Netflix’s musical drama about Harlem comes to us from Baz Luhrmann (Romeo + Juliet) and Shawn Ryan (Terriers)
Sunday, August 21st, 2016
Fear The Walking Dead – AMC
It seems like just yesterday that the mid-season finale aired.
Wednesday, August, 24th, 2016
Gomorrah – Sundance
The Italian crime drama series comes to the States via Sundance.
Sunday, August, 28th, 2016
The Strain – FX
The Vampire Apocalypse continues in this series from Guillermo del Toro (Hellboy) and Carlton Cuse (LOST).
Wednesday, August 31st, 2016
You’re the Worst – FXX
FXX’s delightful comedy about 2 egocentric loners who form a relationship is back for a 3rd season.
Shut Eye – Hulu
Jeffrey Donovan (Burn Notice) stars in this story about a failed magician who now works as a psychic.
Halt and Catch Fire – AMC
This fiction tale of the early days of the computer industry returns for season 3.
Narcos – Netflix
Netflix’s Pablo Escobar story resumes.
Aftermath – Syfy
SyFy is bringing us this Canadian post-apocalyptic thriller.
Good Behavior – TNT
Based on the novella series of the same name, Good Behavior tells the story of Letty Dobesh, a con artist.
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