Eight Family Shows to Make Vacation Great (Summer Preview)

100 Things to Do Before High School
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100 Things to Do Before High School

School’s out, and new TV is ready to take its place. Here’s what family-friendly fare is ahead this summer:

100 Things to Do Before High School
Premieres June 6, 8/7c, Nickelodeon
Three middle school besties create a bucket list in this new sitcom. First up: CJ must overcome her fear of talking to her crush.


Fresh Beat Band of Spies
Premieres June 15, 7/6c, Nickelodeon
The pop group goes undercover in this animated Fresh Beat Band spinoff.

Disney XD

Star Wars Rebels
June 20, 9/8c, Disney XD
The darkness is strong in this hourlong prelude to Season 2 featuring a face-to-face meeting between the Ghost crew and Darth Vader. New episodes return in the fall.

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Best Friends Whenever
Premieres June 26, 8/7c, Disney Channel
Time traveling is hard! Shelby and Cyd try to control their cool new skill after a science experiment goes haywire.

Teen Beach 2
Premieres June 26, 9:50/8:50c, Disney Channel
In 2013’s megahit Teen Beach Movie, Brady (Austin & Ally hunk Ross Lynch) and McKenzie (The Fosters’ Maia Mitchell) were magically transported into their favorite film, Wet Side Story. But things get even weirder in the sequel when their big-screen buds start showing up in real life. We asked Lynch and Mitchell for a sneak preview.

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July, Disney Channel
Directed by Kenny Ortega (High School Musical), this live-action film centers on the teenage offspring of Maleficent, Jafar, Cruella de Vil, and the Evil Queen, all attending prep school alongside the children of iconic Disney heroes.

Cartoon Network

We Bare Bears
Premieres July, Cartoon Network
Bobby Moynihan and Patton Oswalt lend their voices to a new toon about three cub siblings struggling to fit in with humans.

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Kids’ Choice Sports Awards 2015
July 16, 8/7c, Nickelodeon
Seattle Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson hosts the second annual event honoring pro athletes.