Summer 2018 TV: Returning Dramas, Comedies, and Favorites
Thursday, June 7, 9/8c, CMT
See y’all around! The swan song sixth season picks up with Will (Chris Carmack) recuperating from his collapse.
Friday, June 15, Amazon Prime Video
Lawyer Billy McBride (Billy Bob Thornton, below) gets embroiled in yet another mammoth case in Season 2. Plus, Mark Duplass joins the cast as a real estate developer.
Sunday, June 17, 9/8c, Showtime
The core quartet — Cole (Joshua Jackson), Alison (Ruth Wilson), Noah (Dominic West) and Helen (Maura Tierney) — concentrate on their new relationships in the fourth season.
Shades of Blue,
Sunday, June 17, 10/9c, NBC
In this last season, Det. Harlee Santos (Jennifer Lopez) and Lt. Matt Wozniak (Ray Liotta) deal with their near-death experiences in very different ways.
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Thursday, June 21, 10/9c, USA
For Season 3, marksman Bob Lee Swagger (Ryan Phillippe) digs into a mystery surrounding his own dad’s death.
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Sunday, June 24, 10/9c, AMC
Preacher Jesse (Dominic Cooper), his ex Tulip (Ruth Negga) and vampire Cassidy (Joseph Gilgun) head for the plantation where Jesse was raised. Home sweet hell!
Trial & Error: Lady, Killer,
Thursday, July 19, 9/8c, NBC
John Lithgow has left the courthouse, so the true-crime satire has recruited Kristin Chenoweth as its Season 2 defendant, possible murderess Lavinia Peck-Foster.
Tuesday, July 31, Hulu
Break out the iPhone XV! Season 4 fast-forwards several years to find Alex (Tommy Dewey) in daddy mode and Laura (Tara Lynne Barr) with a new job and girlfriend. How does Val (Michaela Watkins) fit into all of that? Not very neatly would be our guess.
Comedians in Cars Getting Coffee,
Jerry Seinfeld buckles up to trade more hypercaffeinated quips with other funny celebs, including Ellen DeGeneres.
The third installment goes full-on Hunger Games when the castaways wash ashore on a billionaire’s private island and are forced to hunt one another to the death. It’s a comedy, we swear!
Sunday, August 12, 9/8c, Epix
Thug turned aspiring auteur Miles (Chris O’Dowd) is back to work, but the film — and his freedom — could be at risk by Rick (Ray Romano) wearing a wire.
Sunday, August 12, 10/9c, HBO
Back at the helm of ASM, financial advisers Spencer (Dwayne Johnson) and Joe (Rob Corddry) plan to conquer the West Coast.
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Better Call Saul,
Reeling from his brother’s death, Jimmy McGill (Bob Odenkirk) wades into the crime world. And voila! Smarmy alter ego “Saul Goodman” is born.
AT&T Audience Network
Wednesday, August 22, Audience Network
While psycho-killer Brady Hartsfield (Harry Treadaway) is in a coma, strange things happen to the hospital staffers around him, alarming retired detective Bill Hodges (Brendan Gleeson).
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Det. Harry Ambrose (Bill Pullman) goes to his New York hometown to investigate the case of an 11-year-old boy who murdered his parents.
Summer is swiftly upon us, which means the return of some of our favorite TV dramas and comedies including The Affair, Shades of Blue, and Casual, just to name a few.
Click through the gallery above to see when your favorite thriller or sitcom's new season is premiering.
Find out when series like 'The 100' and 'Whose Line Is It Anyway?' return.