‘Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.,’ ‘Yellowstone’ & 16 More Scripted Shows Coming This Summer

Scripted Summer TV Shows 2020
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Fall, winter, and spring shows are nearing the ends of their current seasons (as planned and early, depending on where they were in production when everything shut down). Fortunately, that means it’s time for the returns of summer favorites and debuts of new series.

Whether you’re looking for drama, comedy, sci-fi, mystery, or a reimagining, there’s something for everyone coming this summer. Check out cautionary tales in Dirty John and The Twilight Zone. Fall in love with Fuller House‘s upcoming weddings and a Love, Simon sequel series.

Check out new series like Hightown and Perry Mason. And prepare to say goodbye to fan-favorite heroes on The 100 and Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.

Scroll down to see your options on TV this summer.

Summer TV Shows 2020 Bulletproof Burden of Truth
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CW Summer Partnerships on Burden of Truth and Bulletproof

Burden of Truth‘s Joanna and Billy are finally together and running a law firm, Crawford Chang. But will their relationship and business survive in Season 3?

Meanwhile, Bulletproof‘s Bishop and Pike face a dangerous case that takes them into the world of undercover policing and a game of cat and mouse with a crime family. What will they have to be willing to sacrifice for justice in Season 2?

Burden of Truth, Season 3 Premiere, Thursday, May 21, 8/7c, The CW

Bulletproof, Season 2 Premiere, Wednesday, June 17, 9/8c, The CW

Summer TV Shows 2020 The 100 Agents of SHIELD
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Worlds in Peril in The 100 and Marvel's Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.'s Final Seasons

The heroes of The 100 have faced new threat after new threat in their attempts to find someplace they can survive. What will the final episodes hold? Will everyone make it to the end?

Meanwhile, the Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. have travelled back in time and are stuck in 1931 — and they don’t know when the new Zephyr might time-jump. What happened? “If they fail, it would mean disaster for the past, present and future of the world,” the logline teases.

The 100, Season 7 Premiere, Wednesday, May 20, 8/7c, The CW

Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D., Season 7 Premiere, Wednesday, May 27, 10/9c, ABC

Summer TV Shows 2020 Dirty John Twilight Zone
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Things Gone Wrong in Anthologies Dirty John and The Twilight Zone

The Dirty John anthology tells tales of love gone wrong, and the breakdown of Betty and Dan Broderick’s marriage — and the double homicide at the end — is the story of Season 2.

Meanwhile, the reimagining of The Twilight Zone is more a take on the different parts of life gone wrong, with Season 2 set to “use introspection and the exploration of self to usher viewers into a familiar dimension.”

Dirty John, Season 2 Premiere, Tuesday, June 2, 9/8c, USA

The Twilight Zone, Season 2 Premiere, Summer 2020, CBS All Access

Summer TV Shows 2020 Snowpiercer Perry Mason
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Revisit Familiar Stories With Snowpiercer and Perry Mason

TNT’s post-apocalyptic Snowpiercer is based on the graphic novel series and the movie of the same name. Get ready to be immersed in that world of life only possible onboard a train, divided into classes and full of problems.

Remember the classic Perry Mason? HBO reboots the drama with the titular character in 1931 Los Angeles, with American fiction’s most legendary criminal defense lawyer’s origin story involving a child kidnapping gone wrong.

Snowpiercer, Series Premiere, Sunday, May 17, 9/8c, TNT

Perry Mason, Series Premiere, Sunday, June 21, 9/8c, HBO

Summer TV Shows 2020 Love Victor Fuller House
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Fall in Love on Streaming With Love, Victor and Fuller House

Revisit what made you fall in love with the movie Love, Simon in the Hulu sequel series, Love, Victor. (The titular character of the show will reach out to the one from the film for help.) New student Victor is on a journey of self-discovery, including struggling with his sexual orientation (as seen in the first clip, at a coffee shop, here.)

Meanwhile, Fuller House returns for the second part of its final season, and D.J., Stephanie, and Kimmy are planning a triple wedding. What could be more romantic?

Love, Victor, Series Premiere, Friday, June 19, Hulu

Fuller House, Final Episodes, Tuesday, June 2, Netflix

Summer TV Shows 2020 Quiz NOS4A2
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AMC Dramas Quiz and NOS4A2 Season 2

The three-part Quiz tells the story of the accusations of cheating on Who Wants to Be a Millionaire? against Charles and Diana Ingram and their accomplice.

Meanwhile, Vic is just as determined as ever to stop Charlie Manx in the second season of the supernatural horror series NOS4A2. Will he succeed in getting to her son, or will she be able to fight for Wayne’s soul?

Quiz, Premiere, Sunday, May 31, AMC

NOS4A2, Season 2 Premiere, Sunday, June 21, 9/8c, AMC

Summer TV Shows 2020 Chi Yellowstone Homecoming
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Welcome Back Favorite Dramas The Chi, Yellowstone, and Homecoming

Get ready for the community of The Chi to expand in Season 3, including with creator Lena Waithe recurring as a Chicago mayoral candidate.

The Duttons must continue to protect their family and ranch from business rivalries, outsiders, and more, in Yellowstone Season 3. How will newcomer Josh Holloway as hedge fund manager Roarke Morris shake things up, perhaps especially for Beth?

Homecoming introduces a new mystery — but one connected to the Geist Group, the unconventional wellness company behind the Homecoming Initiative — when Janelle Monáe’s character tries to figure out how she got in a rowboat on a lake and who she is.

The Chi, Season 3 Premiere, Sunday, June 21, 9/8c, Showtime

Yellowstone, Season 3 Premiere, Sunday, June 21, 9/8c, Paramount Network

Homecoming, Season 2 Premiere, Friday, May 22, Amazon Prime Video

Summer TV Shows 2020 Hightown

Don't Party Too Hard With Hightown

National Marine Fisheries Service Agent Jackie Quiñones rethinks her partying lifestyle and tries to get sober after she finds another victim of the Cape Cod opioid epidemic on the beach. But she’s not the only one investigating the murder; so is Cape Cod Interagency Narcotics Unit Sergeant Ray Abruzzo, who has no problems crossing lines. And everyone around them is connected in one way or another to the murder.

Hightown, Series Premiere, Sunday, May 17, 8/7c, Starz

Summer TV Shows 2020 Stargirl
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Fill the CW DC Hole in Your Heart with Stargirl

The current seasons of the Arrowverse shows may all be ending soon, but the new DC Universe series DC’s Stargirl may fill that gap left in your weekly viewing. Meet another — the first — superhero team, the Justice Society of America, and high school sophomore Courtney Whitmore as the titular character.

Stargirl, Series Premiere, Tuesday, May 19, 8/7c, The CW

Summer TV Shows 2020 Space Force
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A Twist on the Workplace Comedy in Space Force

If you’re looking for a new kind of workplace comedy and more Steve Carell, Space Force is for you. His character, Mark R. Naird is charged with leading the sixth branch of the US Armed Forces, Space Force, and must find a way for Americans to step foot on the moon again.

Space Force, Series Premiere, Friday, May 29, Netflix