Your Ultimate Guide to Summer TV

TV shows are ending left and right — and I'm not just talking about the ones that have been canceled. Seasons are wrapping up, but that's not necessarily a bad thing. After all, there are a ton of new and returning shows that are about to hit the small screen. Whether you're into mysteries, drama, comedy, or reality, we guarantee you'll find something to watch. Check out our ultimate guide to find out what's new and when shows like Pretty Little Liars and UnREAL will return!

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Preacher
AMC

Preacher

When it premiered: May 22

Seth Rogen and Evan Goldberg are bringing the cult comic series to the small screen. Dominic Cooper is starring as Jesse Custer, a small-town preacher with special skills, in this gory series that might not quite qualify as horror, thanks to its camp-factor.

02
The Bachelorette
ABC

The Bachelorette

When it returned: May 23

It's that time again! The Bachelorette is back, and this time, JoJo Fletcher is on the throne. Check out her suitors and find out what else you need to know about season 12!

03
Wayward Pines
Fox

Wayward Pines

When it returns: May 25

Fox's mystery show is returning for a second season, and this time Jason Patric is taking over as the male lead. If you already miss Empire, this is a good place to get your Terrence Howard fix.

04
Bloodline
Netflix

Bloodline

When it returns: May 27

From what we know about the second season of Netflix's family drama, it's going to be even darker than the first.

05
Chef's Table
Netflix

Chef's Table

When it returns: May 27

If you were enraptured by the first season of Netflix's foodie documentary series, you'll want to block off an entire weekend to blaze through the second season.

06
Mistresses
ABC

Mistresses

When it returns: May 30

If you hear "Summer TV" and immediately get excited for soapy dramas, then you're probably already planning on tuning in for the fourth season of ABC's sexy series.

07
So You Think You Can Dance
Fox

So You Think You Can Dance

When it returns: May 30

Season 13 of Fox's reality competition show will kick off at the end of May; get ready to be floored by some crazy routines.

08
Scream
MTV

Scream

When it returns: May 31

MTV's horror hit is coming back for a second season of slashings. Get caught up with everything we know about season two!

09
Beauty and the Beast
The CW

Beauty and the Beast

When it returns: June 2

We're only getting one more season of Beauty and the Beast, so The CW had better make it count. The pictures from the season four premiere include not one but two shirtless men, so we're already off to a good start.

10
Outcast
Cinemax

Outcast

When it premieres: June 3

Love The Walking Dead? You should definitely plan on checking out this adaptation of another one of Robert Kirkman's popular comic series, starring Patrick Fugit.

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Feed the Beast
AMC

Feed the Beast

When it premieres: June 5

Two friends (David Schwimmer and Jim Sturgess) find themselves in trouble with the mob when they open up a restaurant on AMC's new show, based on the Danish series Bankerot.

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Rizzoli & Isles
TNT

Rizzoli & Isles

When it returns: June 6

Rizzoli & Isles is ending after this seventh season, so you better get your fill of this TNT drama now, before it disappears into the night with all the other shows ending in 2016.

13
Devious Maids
Lifetime

Devious Maids

When it returns: June 6

Lifetime's drama about the lives of Beverly Hills maids is returning with a fourth scandalous season.

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UnREAL
Lifetime

UnREAL

When it returns: June 6

Lifetime is also bringing back its hit series UnREAL, a scripted drama that takes place behind the scenes of a dating reality show. On season two, the producers (Shiri Appleby and Constance Zimmer) are shaking things up by bringing in a black bachelor.

15
Hell on Wheels
AMC

Hell on Wheels

When it returns: June 11

Tune in for the fifth and final season of AMC's Western drama, which we recommend if you loved Sons of Anarchy.

16
BrainDead
CBS

BrainDead

When it premieres: June 13

Mary Elizabeth Winstead is the star of CBS's political comedy that features both congress members and aliens. Think House of Cards meets The Faculty, with more comedy in there.

17
Major Crimes
TNT

Major Crimes

When it returns: June 13

Mary McDonnell is back on season five of TNT's crime drama.

18
Guilt
Freeform

Guilt

When it premieres: June 13

If Freeform is your jam, you'll want to dig into this drama about an American student who is accused of murdering her roommate while studying abroad in London.

19
Uncle Buck
ABC

Uncle Buck

When it premieres: June 14

Mike Epps is starring in this reboot of John Hughes's 1989 comedy. It'll be interesting to see if the TV show can capture the same warmth and humor of the original!

20
Animal Kingdom
TNT

Animal Kingdom

When it premieres: June 14

Ellen Barkin and Scott Speedman head up the cast of this surf-town-set drama on TNT. Get ready for a lot of shirtless dudes.

21
Aquarius
NBC

Aquarius

When it returns: June 16

David Duchovny is back on the second season of NBC's crime series about the hunt for Charles Manson.

22
The Fosters
Freeform

The Fosters

When it returns: June 20

Freeform is bringing back its family drama, starring Teri Polo and Sherri Saum as the matriarchs, for a fourth season.

23
Odd Mom Out
Bravo

Odd Mom Out

When it returns: June 20

It's already time for a second season of Bravo's scripted comedy about Upper East Side moms.

24
Pretty Little Liars
Freeform

Pretty Little Liars

When it returns: June 21

It wouldn't really be Summer without another season of a psychopath terrorizing the Rosewood girls, would it? Get a load of the season seven details we have so far.

25
Big Brother
Getty | Greg Doherty

Big Brother

When it returns: June 22

Julie Chen will return to host yet another season (it'll be season 18, but who's counting?) of the reality competition show.

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American Gothic
Getty | Gilbert Carrasquillo

American Gothic

When it premieres: June 22

Virginia Madsen and Justin Chatwin are headlining CBS's mystery series about a wealthy Boston family who discovers their recently deceased father may have been involved in a string of murders.

27
Ray Donovan
Showtime

Ray Donovan

When it returns: June 26

Liev Schreiber is back as the titular character on the fourth season of Showtime's dramatic series.

28
Roadies
Showtime

Roadies

When it premieres: June 26

Cameron Crowe is behind this Showtime drama starring Carla Gugino and Luke Wilson. If you loved Almost Famous, plan on tuning in.

29
Zoo
CBS

Zoo

When it returns: June 29

CBS's thriller about a rash of violent animal attacks is back with a second scary season.

30
Dead of Summer
Freeform

Dead of Summer

When it premieres: June 28

Freeform is about to make you feel all kinds of nostalgic with this horror series set at a 1980s Summer camp.

31
Sex&Drugs&Rock&Roll
FX

Sex&Drugs&Rock&Roll

When it returns: June 30

Gear up for a second season of FX's dysfuntional family drama about a rocker dad (Denis Leary) and his daughter.

32
Tyrant
FX

Tyrant

When it returns: July 6

This political drama has been slowly picking up steam, and there's still time to catch up before its third season begins.

33
The Night Of
HBO

The Night Of

When it premieres: July 10

John Turturro and Riz Ahmed are starring in HBO's limited series about a murder in New York City and its impact on those investigating the case.

34
Mr. Robot
USA Network

Mr. Robot

When it returns: July 13

You'll need to emotionally prepare yourself for the second season of USA's gripping drama about a hacker and the cyberterrorism group he becomes a part of. Catch up on the first season, then find out what we know about season two.

35
Stranger Things
Netflix

Stranger Things

When it premieres: July 15

Netflix is trying its hand at supernatural horror with this series, starring Winona Ryder, about a woman whose son goes missing.

36
Ballers
HBO

Ballers

When it returns: July 17

Between his many films, Dwayne Johnson also had time to shoot a second season of his HBO comedy.

37
Vice Principals
HBO

Vice Principals

When it premieres: July 17

Danny McBride is returning to HBO in this dark comedy about vice principals at a high school.

38
Degrassi: Next Class
Netflix

Degrassi: Next Class

When it returns: July 22

Season two is coming. Be there or be square.

39
Bachelor in Paradise
ABC

Bachelor in Paradise

When it returns: Aug. 2

This year, do yourself a favor and don't try to talk yourself out of watching Bachelor in Paradise. It's great TV.

40
The Get Down
Netflix

The Get Down

When it premieres: Aug. 12

If you haven't seen the trailer for The Get Down, you need to watch it right now. You'll be just as excited about Baz Luhrmann's Netflix series as we already are!

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The Strain
FX

The Strain

When it returns: Aug. 28

Seasons one and two of FX's The Strain didn't gross you out enough? Get a load of season three.

42
You're the Worst
FX

You're the Worst

When it returns: Aug. 31

FX's comedy still hasn't gotten the audience it deserves, so check it out and tell all your friends.