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Gordon Ramsay, Lucy Hale, Justin Theroux, Andi Dorfman, Dylan O’Brien


Question: do you need to put on sunblock when the only sun you plan on catching this summer comes from the glow of your TV screen?

Seriously, who needs beaches, boat rides, popsicles and pool parties and when there's binge-watching to be done?! This summer season in particular is jampacked with so much good TV you'll have no reason to leave your house. (Except for snacks, of course. Grab us some Peanut Butter M&M's and Diet Coke, would ya?!)

We've compiled a thorough list of all the can't-miss premiere dates, from Pretty Little Liars, Orange Is the New Black and Teen Wolf's highly anticipated returns to Andi Dorfman's debut as The Bachelorette. Plus, 24: Live Another Day finally begins its countdown again and True Blood kicks off its final season. And we're also running down all of the new series, including Halle Berry's small screen debut in Extant, HBO's The Leftovers, Showtime's Penny Dreadful and more, you can't miss this summer season...

Mistresses, Alyssa Milano


The Bachelorette: Monday, May 19
Motive: Wednesday, May 21
Extreme Weight Loss: Tuesday, May 27
Bet On Your Baby: Saturday, May 31
Sing Your Face Off: Saturday, May 31
Mistresses: Monday, June 2
Wipeout: Sunday, June 22
Rising Star: Sunday, June 22 (series premiere)
NY Med: Tuesday, June 24
Rookie Blue: Thursday, July 17
The Astronauts Wives Club: Thursday, July 24 (series premiere)
The Quest: Thursday, July 31 (series premiere)
Bachelor in Paradise: Monday, August 4

BEAUTY AND THE BEAST, Jay Ryan, Kristin Kreuk

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The CW
Beauty and the Beast: Monday, June 2
Famous in 12: Tuesday, June 3 (series premiere)
Backpackers: Monday, July 14 (series premiere)
Seed: Monday, July 14 (series premiere)
Penn & Teller: Fool Us:  Wednesday, July 30 (series premiere)
Masters of Illusion: Friday, August 1

Big Brother: Wednesday, June 25
Reckless: Sunday, June 29 (series premiere)
Unforgettable: Sunday, June 29
Under the Dome: Monday, June 30
Extant: Wednesday, July 9 (series premiere)

I Wanna Marry Harry

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24: Live Another Day: Monday, May 5 (series premiere)
Tuesday, May 13 (series premiere)
Monday, May 26
Gang Related: Thursday, May 22 (series premiere)
I Wanna Marry "Harry": Tuesday, May 27 (series premiere)
So You Think You Can Dance: Wednesday, May 28
Hotel Hell: Monday, July 21

Rosemary's Baby: Sunday, May 11 (series premiere)
Last Comic Standing
Thursday, May 22
American Ninja Warrior
Monday, May 26
The Night Shift
Tuesday, May 27
Undateable: Friday, May 30 (series premiere)
Crossbones: Wednesday, June 25 (series premiere)
Taxi Brooklyn: Thursday, July 10 (series premiere)
Welcome to Sweden: Thursday, July 10 (series premiere)
Working the Engels: Tuesday, July 22 (series premiere)
Food Fighters: Tuesday, July 22 (series premiere)

Penny Dreadful


The Normal Heart: Sunday, May 25
True Blood: Sunday, June 22
The Leftovers: Sunday, June 29 (series premiere)

Penny Dreadful: Sunday, May 11 (series premiere)
Ray Donovan: Sunday, July 13
Masters of Sex: Sunday, July 13

Derek: Friday, May 30
Orange Is the New Blac
Friday, June 6
Hemlock Grove
Friday, July 11

Young and Hungry


ABC Family
Pretty Little Liars: Tuesday, June 10
Chasing Life: Tuesday, June 10 (series premiere)
Switched at Birth: Monday, June 16
The Fosters: Monday, June 16
Young & Hungry: Wednesday, June 25 (series premiere)
Mystery GirlsWednesday, June 25 (series premiere)

Catfish: Wednesday, May 7
Teen Wolf
Monday, June 23
Finding Carter: Tuesday, July 8 (series premiere)
Ridiculousness: Thursday, July 10
Snack-Off: Thursday, July 10 (series premiere)

Th Wil Wheaton Project: Tuesday, May 27
Thursday, June 18
Dominion: Thursday, June 18 (series premiere)

Rizzoli and Isles


Major Crimes: Monday, June 9
Murder in the First: Monday, June 9 (series premiere)
Rizzoli & Isles: Tuesday, June 17
Perception: Tuesday, June 17
Cold Justice: Friday, June 20
Last Ship: Sunday, June 22 (series premiere)
Falling Skies: Sunday, June 22
Legends: Wednesday, August 13 (series premiere)
Dallas: Monday, August 18
Franklin & Bash: Wednesday, August 20

Tameka 'Tiny' Harris, T.I., TI, Tiny

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Royal Pains: Tuesday, June 10
Suits: Wednesday, June 11
Graceland: Wednesday, June 11
Covert Affairs: Tuesday, June 24
Rush: Thursday, July 17 (series premiere)
Satisfaction: Thursday, July 17 (new series)

Hit the Floor: Monday, May 26
I Love the 2000's: Tuesday, June 17
Make or Break: The Linda Perry Project: Wednesday, July 16
Dating Naked: Thursday, July 17 (series premiere)
#CandidlyNicole: Thursday, July 17 (series premiere)
LeAnn & Eddie: Thursday, July 17 (series premiere)
T.I. & Tiny: The Family Hustle: Monday, August 18
Atlanta Exes: Monday, August 18

Louie: Monday, May 5 on FX
In the Flesh: Saturday, May 10 on BBC America
Petals on the Wind: Monday, May 26 on Lifetime
The Next Food Network Star: Sunday, June 1 on Food Network
Halt and Catch Fire: Sunday, June 1 on AMC (series premiere)
Longmire: Monday, June 2 on A&E
Jennifer Falls: Wednesday, June 4 on TV Land (series premiere)
Power: Saturday, June 7 on Starz (series premiere)
Rectify: Thursday, June 19 on Sundance Channel