Summer TV Hotties of 2011: The Men
Hunter Parrish Weeds, Showtime
Why he's sizzling this summer: When was the last time you wanted to run your fingers through the hair of a disgusting drug dealer? Oh yeah, the last time you feasted your eyes on Parrish, who plays Mary Louise Parker's pot-growing cherub Silas.
John Barrowman Torchwood, Starz
Why he's sizzling this summer: Unconfirmed reports reveal that genre fans have rallied around Barrowman's portrayal of Capt. Jack Harkness primarily because of his azure blue eyes and irresistible dimple. And this hottie can sing! Sweet mystery of love, at last I found you.
Jason Momoa Game of Thrones, HBO
Why he's sizzling this summer: No turn of phrase can adequately describe his fine physique, other than this old but consummately reliable standby: Humada, humada, humada.
Matt Bomer White Collar, USA
Why he's sizzling this summer: Though we're suppose to focus on how he's a reformed con artist who's working with the FBI, all we care about is how freakin' yummy this golden boy looks while snaring the white-collared baddies.
Scott Caan Entourage, HBO
Why he's sizzling this summer: Scott, you little minx, thanks so much for staying loyal to your buds on Entourage so we can we feast our eyes upon you year 'round, not just when Hawaii Five-0 airs.
Billy Campbell The Killing, AMC
Why he's sizzling this summer: Remember the scene early on in the drama when he has spontaneous sex with his pretty aide in his office high-rise? Talk about wish fulfillment for his ogling fans.
Mehcad Brooks Necessary Roughness, USA
Why he's sizzling this summer: Those eyes! That smile! Those guns! Mehcad Brooks, you untamed he-devil: We adore you.
Ryan Kwanten True Blood, HBO
Why he's sizzling this summer: Anyone notice how Kwanten, who plays Sookie's brother Jason, managed to get even more smoking hot and muscular between season 1 and 2? Yeah, we figured you did.
Joey Lawrence Melissa and Joey, ABC Family
Why he's sizzling this summer: Oh Joey, you're like that cute little brother that all my girlfriends are dying to date and I really can't blame them because your tan is so awesome and thank god you're not a blood relative because my ma married your pa so how 'bout we just make out on the couch, already?
Scott Bakula Men of a Certain Age, TNT
Why he's sizzling this summer: No offense to Ray Romano and Andre Braugher — who are both lovable and relatable in this critically-beloved drama — but Bakula is a delightful reminder that some people get even more mouth-watering with age.
Mark-Paul Gosselaar Franklin and Bash, TNT
Why he's sizzling this summer: Mark-Paul? We forgive you for that unfortunate long hair you donned while starring in Saving the Bar because you've managed to keep the rest of you so satisfyingly intact.
Ian Harding Pretty Little Liars, ABC Family
Why he's sizzling this summer: Three words: A. Dor. Able.
Gabriel Macht Suits, USA
(Editor's note: writer was unavailable to opine about Macht at press time because she was suffering from full cardiac arrest).
Ben Feldman Drop Dead Diva, Lifetime
Why he's sizzling this summer: Because he's, like, drop dead gorgeous and we're just glad he's back on TV.
Bryan Cranston Breaking Bad, AMC
Why he's sizzling this summer: You know what's really sexy? A talented actor who's both easy on the eyes and damned easy to root for, even when he's peddling meth. Bryan Cranston, you deserve a truckload of Emmys.