Here are 18 more new and returning shows heating up the small screen this summer
The Glee Project
Oxygen, June 12, 9 PM
What’s the fastest way to get cast on Glee? Practice, practice, practice — or be one of the 12 hopefuls competing on this reality show for a guest-starring gig on the Fox megahit.
TNT, June 14, 9 PM
Dwight (Jason Lee) deals with a case that echoes his personal life, and chooses the best medicine to ease the pain. You know, singing about it!
The Nine Lives of Chloe King
ABC Family, June 14, 9 PM
Skyler Samuels plays the titular Chloe, an average teen who discovers she’s actually part of an ancient race that’s been hunted by humans for a thousand years.
TNT, June 14, 10 PM
Christina (Jada Pinkett Smith) faces her pregnancy-news shocker from last season’s finale, Marc Anthony joins the cast, and we still forget how to spell this show’s title correctly.
Hot in Cleveland
TV Land, June 15, 10 PM
The girls find runaway convict Elka (Betty White) in Amish country, where modern technology is shunned and laugh tracks are aplenty.
Drop Dead Diva
Lifetime, June 19, 9 PM
Jane (Brooke Elliott) feels down because love interest Grayson (Jackson Hurst) is in a coma. Maybe guest star LeAnn Rimes and a musical dream sequence will cheer her up.
ABC, June 21, 10 PM
Love is indeed a battlefield in this doc drama — think Grey’s Anatomy, if Seattle Grace were a military hospital in Afghanistan.
USA, June 23, 9 PM
Has Michael (Jeffrey Donovan) made his way back into the CIA? Will he return to Miami? Can he and a new counter-intelligence expert co-exist? How do they stay so sweat-free in Miami?
ABC, June 23, 10 PM
The novice cops may have more street smarts in season 2, but relationship smarts? That’s a different story.
FX, June 23, 10:30 PM
Stand-up Louis C.K. is back for more sitcom shenanigans, and this time he’s bringing his sister (Rusty Schwimmer) along.
Showtime, June 27, 10 PM
After a three-year time jump, Nancy (Mary-Louise Parker) has finished up her prison stint and is on probation in New York City. Can’t imagine what could go wrong with that.
USA, June 29, 9 PM
In between medical emergencies, we get answers to our burning questions like, will Divya (Reshma Shetty) marry Raj (Rupak Ginn), and how will Hank (Mark Feuerstein) cope with having his dad (Henry Winkler) in jail? Jeez, we thought the Hamptons were supposed to be relaxing.
USA, June 29, 10 PM
Single mom Dani (Callie Thorne) takes a gig as a psychologist for a football team to support her two teenage kids. Sports metaphors ensue.
Curb Your Enthusiasm
HBO, July 10, 10 PM
Will the curmudgeon’s quirks be embraced in the Big Apple? (We’re guessing no.) He’ll find out when the gang heads to New York City for season 8.
Rizzoli & Isles
TNT, July 11, 10 PM
From case-solving to bed-hopping: Jane (Angie Harmon), who’s recovering from last season’s gunshot wound, reconnects with an old high school boyfriend, while Maura (Sasha Alexander) canoodles with Jane’s surgeon.
Showtime, July 19, 11 PM
Lisa Kudrow’s online series gets upgraded to 30-minute TV episodes, featuring new segments that shed light on Fiona’s (Kudrow) nuttiness.
MTV, Aug. 4, 10 PM
The show takes its fist-pumping cast back to their ”roots” with a season set in Italy. Linguine and limoncello, anyone?
ABC, Aug. 8, 8 PM
Hot-tub time! Previous Bachelor and Bachelorette contestants reunite for the chance to win $250,000…and lose any shred of dignity they have left.