10 Summer TV Shows You Should Watch

Push your Netflix queue to the side—these new shows supply all the heat your TV needs this season. 

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The Fosters (ABC Family)

Series Premiere: June 3

Starring: Cierra Ramirez, Jake T. Austin, & David Lambert

Why Click On: Executive produced by Jennifer Lopez, The Fosters features a lesbian couple (Teri Polo and Sherri Saum) and their multi-culti brood of biological and foster children, played by Ramirez (Girl in Progress) and Disney alums Austin (Wizards of Waverly Place) and Lambert (Aaron Stone).— Marisa Fox-Bevilacqua  

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Teen Wolf (MTV)

Season Premiere: June 3

Starring: Tyler Posey

Why Click On: Season three follows Scott McCall (Posey) as he begins his junior year of high school unbeknownst that there is a new villain on the horizon—an evil group of Alpha werewolves.

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Graceland (USA)

Series Premiere: June 6

Starring: Manny Montana

Why Click On: Montana (Chicago Code) stars as FBI agent Joe “Johnny” Tuturro in this slick thriller, from White Collar creator Jeff Eastin. Graceland revolves around a team of secret agents who set up a sting operation in a Southern California beach house to entrap a drug kingpin obsessed with Elvis. Things heat up as their personal and professional spheres collide. — Marisa Fox-Bevilacqua 

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Devious Maids (Lifetime)

Series Premiere: June 23

Starring: Ana Ortiz, Judy Reyes, Dania Ramirez, Roselyn Sanchez, Edy Ganem

Why Click On: This Eva Longoria-produced campy drama follows the lives of five Beverly Hills housekeepers and their obnoxious, wealthy bosses. Think Downton Abbey 2013.

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Under the Dome (CBS)

Series Premiere: June 24

Starring: Natalie Martinez

Why Click On: Martinez (CSI: NY) stars as an ambitious deputy living in a small American town sealed off from the rest of the world by an invisible force field. The post-apocalyptic series is based on a Stephen King thriller, produced by Stephen Spielberg and directed by Niels Arden Opley (who directed the original Swedish version of The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo. In other words, it’s a guaranteed wild ride. — Marisa Fox-Bevilacqua 

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Dexter (Showtime)

Season Premiere: June 30

Starring: David Zayas, Aimee Garcia

Why Click On: LaGuerta (Lauren Velez) is dead! Deb (Jennifer Carpenter) knows Dexter (Michael C. Hall) is a killer! What’s next for Dexter: the eighth and final season. Will all of Dexter’s bones come out his closet?

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The Bridge (FX)

Series Premiere: July 10

Starring: Demian Bichir

Why Click On: When a body is found along the Tex-Mex border, Mexican detective Marco Ruiz (Bichir) teams up with an American undercover agent (Diane Kruger) to hunt down the serial killer. Adapted from a Scandinavian series, The Bridge is the first scripted U.S. show to focus on the Mexico/U.S. border issues. — Marisa Fox-Bevilacqua 

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Suits (USA)

Season Premiere: July 16

Starring: Gina Torres

Why Click On: Season 2’s finale saw Edward Darby (Conleth Hill) become a partner with Jessica Pearson (Torres). It’s unclear whether this is a good move for the firm’s future or a surefire way to lead it into an eventual hostile takeover by Darby. Tune into Season 3 to find out!

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Ray Donovan (Showtime)

Series Premiere: July 30

Starring: Steven Bauer

Why Click On: Scarface’s Manolo is back on TV! Cuban actor, Bauer, portrays Avi, a “fixer’s (Liv Schreiber) main ally and muscle of his, ahem, business. He’s a tough as nails Israeli who follows his jefe’s orders with no questions asked. 

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Breaking Bad (AMC)

Series Premiere: August 11

Starring: Steven Michael Quezada

Why Click On: Will Walter White’s (Bryan Cranston) crystal meth empire finally be taken down? It’s up to DEA agents Steven Gomez (Quezada) and Hank Schrader (Dean Norris) to at least try. This AMC masterpiece’s series finale is one of 2013’s most anticipated.