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Your Complete Guide To Summer TV Premiere Dates (And Also 'Sharknado')

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Summer is a time for frolicking outside, catching lightning bugs in jars and then bringing them inside with you to watch TV. Here are all of the shows you'll see premiering in the next few months, and also some made-for-tv movie gems i.e. another "Sharknado."

    Sunday, June 1
  • "Halt and Catch Fire," series premiere, 10 p.m., AMC
  • Monday, June 2
  • "Longmire," Season 3 premiere, 10 p.m., A&E
  • Wednesday, June 4
  • "Through the Wormhole With Morgan Freeman," Season 5 premiere, 10 p.m., Science Channel
  • "Jennifer Falls," series premiere, 10:30 p.m., TV Land
  • Friday, June 6
  • "Orange Is the New Black," Season 2 premiere, 12:01 a.m., Netflix
  • Saturday, June 7
  • "Power," series premiere, 9 p.m., Starz
  • Sunday, June 8
  • The Tony Awards, 8 p.m., CBS
  • Monday, June 9
  • "Major Crimes," Season 3 premiere, 9 p.m., TNT
  • "Brazil With Michael Palin," 9 p.m., PBS
  • "Murder in the First," series premiere, 10 p.m., TNT
  • Wednesday, June 11
  • Duck Dynasty, Season 6 premiere, 10 p.m., A&E
  • "Big Freedia: Queen of Bounce," Season 2 premiere, 11 p.m., Fuse
  • Thursday, June 12
  • "Tom Green Live," Season 3 premiere, 9 p.m., AXS TV
  • Sunday, June 15
  • "Masterpiece Mystery!: The Escape Artist," premiere, 9 p.m., PBS
  • Tuesday, June 17
  • "Rizzoli & Isles," Season 5 premiere, 9 p.m., TNT
  • "Perception," Season 3 premiere, 10 p.m., TNT
  • Thursday, June 19
  • "Defiance," Season 2 premiere, 8 p.m., Syfy
  • "Dominion," series premiere, 9 p.m., Syfy
  • "Rectify," Season 2 premiere, 9 p.m., SundanceTV
  • "Rookie Blue," Season 5 premiere, 9 p.m., ABC
  • Friday, June 20
  • "Cold Justice," Season 2 mid-season premiere, 8 p.m., TNT
  • Saturday, June 21
  • "Almost Royal," series premiere, 10 p.m., BBC America
  • Sunday, June 22
  • "The Last Ship," series premiere, 9 p.m., TNT
  • "True Blood," Season 7 premiere, 9 p.m., HBO
  • "Falling Skies," Season 4 premiere, 10 p.m., TNT
  • "The Musketeers," series premiere, 10 p.m., BBC America
  • Monday, June 23
  • "Teen Wolf," Season 4 premiere, 10 p.m., MTV
  • "The Boondocks," Season 4 finale, 10:30 p.m., Adult Swim
  • Tuesday, June 24
  • "Tyrant," series premiere, 10 p.m., FX
  • Wednesday, June 25
  • "Big Brother," Season 16 premiere, 8 p.m., CBS
  • "Wilfred," Season 4 premiere, 10 p.m., FXX
  • Sunday, June 29
  • "Last Tango in Halifax," Season 2 premiere, 8 p.m., PBS
  • "Reckless," series premiere, 9 p.m., CBS
  • "The Leftovers," series premiere, 10 p.m., HBO
  • "Vicious," series premiere, 10:30 p.m., PBS
  • Monday, June 30
  • "Under the Dome," Season 2 premiere, 9 p.m., CBS
  • Wednesday, July 2
  • "Witches of East End," Season 2 premiere, 9 p.m., Lifetime
  • "Man Finds Food," series premiere, 9 p.m., Travel Channel
  • Tuesday, July 8
  • "Finding Carter," series premiere, 10 p.m., MTV
  • Wednesday, July 9
  • "Extant," series premiere, 9 p.m., CBS
  • "The Bridge," Season 2 premiere, 10 p.m., FX
  • Friday, July 11
  • "Hemlock Grove," Season 2 premiere, 12:01 a.m., Netflix
  • Sunday, July 13
  • "Ray Donovan," Season 2 premiere, 9 p.m., Showtime
  • "Masters of Sex," Season 2 premiere, 10 p.m., Showtime
  • "The Strain," series premiere, 10 p.m., FX
  • Thursday, July 17
  • "Married," series premiere, 10 p.m., FX
  • "You're the Worst," series premiere, 10:30 p.m., FX
  • Sunday, July 20
  • "The Lottery," series premiere, 10 p.m., Lifetime
  • Monday, July 21
  • "Hotel Hell," Season 2 premiere, 9 p.m., Fox
  • Saturday, July 26
  • “Sharknado Week," 9 p.m., Syfy
  • Sunday, July 27
  • "Manhattan," series premiere, 10 p.m., WGN America
  • Wednesday, July 30
  • "Sharknado 2: The Second One," 9 p.m., Syfy
  • Saturday, August 2
  • "Hell on Wheels," Season 4 premiere, 9 p.m., AMC
  • Thursday, August 7
  • "7 Deadly Sins," series premiere, 11 p.m., Showtime
  • Friday, August 8
  • "The Knick," series premiere, 10 p.m., Cinemax
  • Saturday, August 9
  • "Outlander," series premiere, 9 p.m., Starz
  • Wednesday, August 13
  • "Legends," series premiere, 9 p.m., TNT
  • Monday, August 18
  • "Dallas," Season 3 midseason premiere, 9 p.m., TNT
  • Wednesday, August 20
  • "Legends," series premiere, 9 p.m., TNT
  • "Franklin & Bash," Season 4 premiere, 10 p.m., TNT

[h/t Vulture]

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CORRECTION: A previous version of this post listed July 2 as a Sunday. Mark your TV calendars accordingly: It is a Wednesday.

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