'Extant,' 'The Whispers' & 12 More Scripted Summer Shows You Forgot

Meredith Jacobs
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For the most part, people talk about the fall and midseason for TV, but the summer season has had some hidden gems over the years.

With production on hold in Hollywood and return dates uncertain for most of our favorites, we're taking a look back at some shows that you may have forgotten about. If you love procedurals, there's Rookie Blue. If a medical drama is more your thing, there's The Night Shift.

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Plus, 'The Good Lord Bird' and a new 'Masterpiece' series.

If you'd rather some sci-fi, there are plenty to choose from, including Extant and BrainDead. So scroll down and see which dramas and dramedies you may have forgotten about over the years and which are streaming.