Summer Winners & Losers


Summer is officially over. 

OK, sure, the season may not technically be over and it may still be boiling hot in many parts of the country, but with the first new offering of the fall TV season hitting the air this weekend (The Orville, Seth MacFarlane's Star Trek homage, debuts September 10), we can conclusively say that summer TV is officially over. And what a summer it was.

There was no breakout debut that had everyone talking like 2015's Mr. Robot or last year's Stranger Things phenomenon, but we did have Game of Thrones to steer the national TV conversation—and make us wonder if incest might actually be best after all. (We're kidding, we promise. But that sex scene between Jon and Dany was hot.) Netflix seemed determined to drop a new season of TV ever. single. Friday morning. And Bachelor in Paradise...well, you know what happened there.

But before we say goodbye to summer for good, let's take one final trip down memory lane. We present the winners and losers of 2017 summer TV!

Game of Thrones


Twin Peaks


Ne-Yo, Jennifer Lopez, Jenna Dewan Tatum, Derek Hough, World of Dance

Trae Patton/NBC)

Boy Band contestants


Alison Brie, GLOW


Friends From College


Jessica Biel, The Sinner


Gypsy, Naomi Watts


Claws, Cast


The Defenders


Issa Rae, Insecure


Megyn Kelly, Sunday Night with Megyn Kelly


The Bold Type


Still Star-Crossed


Bachelor in Paradise

Paul Hebert/ABC

Which show do you think won the summer? Sound off in the comments below!

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