summer_tvWho says there’s nothing on TV from June through August? This will be one of the busiest off-seasons with scripted as well as unscripted shows. I’ve put together a list of the premiere dates for the top new and returning series this summer on cable, pay and broadcast. (New series in italics):

ALREADY BEGUN SINCE JUNE 1
– Burn Notice (USA)
– Royal Pains (USA)
Bethenny Getting Married? (Bravo)
Work Of Art (Bravo)
– Next Food Network Star (Food Network)
– Hell’s Kitchen (Fox)
– Lie To Me (Fox)
The Good Guys (Fox)
– Last Comic Standing (NBC)
– Persons Unknown (NBC)
– America’s Got Talent (NBC)
Losing It With Jillian Michaels (NBC)
Jersey Couture (Oxygen)
– Kate Plus 8 (TLC)
– The Little Couple (TLC)
– Operation Repo (truTV)
– American Pickers (History)
– Pawn Stars (History)
– Ice Road Truckers (History)
– The Secret Life Of The American Teenager (ABC Family)
– Pretty Little Liars (ABC Family)
– Whale Wars (Animal Planet)
– The Last American Cowboy (Animal Planet)
– Drop Dead Diva (Lifetime)
– Bridezillas (WE)
SUNDAY, JUNE 13
– Unnatural History (Cartoon) 8 p.m.
– True Blood (HBO) 9 p.m.
– Design Star (HGTV) 10 p.m.
WEDNESDAY, JUNE 16
The Fabulous Beekman Boys (Planet Green) 8 p.m.
– Top Chef (Bravo) 9 p.m.
– Hot In Cleveland (TV Land) 10 p.m.
SUNDAY, JUNE 20
Jonas LA (Disney) 8:30 p.m.
– The Gates (ABC)
9 p.m.
– Scoundrels (ABC)
10 p.m.
– Leverage (TNT)
10 p.m.
– The Real L Word (Showtime) 10 p.m.
TUESDAY, JUNE 22
– Wipeout (ABC)
 8 p.m.
– HawthoRNe (TNT) 9 p.m.
– Memphis Beat (TNT) 10 p.m.
THURSDAY, JUNE 24
– Rookie Blue (ABC)
9 p.m.
– Futurama (Comedy Central) 10 p.m.
SUNDAY, JUNE 27
– Hung (HBO)
10 p.m.
– Entourage (HBO) 10:30 p.m.
MONDAY, JUNE 28
– Huge (ABC Family)
9 p.m.
– Intervention (A&E) 9 p.m.
– Make It Or Break It (ABC Family) 10 p.m.
TUESDAY, JUNE 29
– Downfall (ABC)
9 p.m.
– Rescue Me (FX)
10 p.m.
– Louie (FX) 11 p.m.
TUESDAY, JULY 6
– Warehouse 13 (SyFy) 9 p.m.
THURSDAY, JULY 8
– Big Brother (CBS)
8 p.m.
FRIDAY, JULY 9
– Eureka (SyFy)
9 p.m.
– Haven (SyFy) 10 p.m.
SATURDAY, JULY 10
– The Bridge (CBS) 8 p.m.
SUNDAY, JULY 11
– The Glades (A&E) 10 p.m.
– Las Vegas Jailhouse (truTV) 10 p.m.
MONDAY, JULY 12
– The Closer (TNT)
9 p.m.
– Rizzoli & Isles (TNT) 10 p.m.
TUESDAY, JULY 13
– White Collar (USA)
9 p.m.
– Covert Affairs (USA) 10 p.m.
WEDNESDAY, JULY 14
– Psych (USA) 10 p.m.
FRIDAY, JULY 23
– Pillars of the Earth (Starz) 10 p.m.
SATURDAY, JULY 24
– Being Human (BBC America) 10 p.m.
SUNDAY, JULY 25
– Mad Men (AMC)
10 p.m.
– My Boys (TBS) 10 p.m.
TUESDAY, JULY 27
– Masterchef (FOX) 9 p.m.
THURSDAY, JULY 29
– This New House (DIY) 8 p.m.
SUNDAY, AUGUST 1
– Rubicon (AMC, sneak preview June 13) 8 p.m.
TUESDAY, AUGUST 3
Big Lake (Comedy Central)
WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 4
– Dark Blue (TNT) 10 p.m.
MONDAY, AUGUST 9
– Bachelor Pad (ABC)
8 p.m.
– Dating in the Dark (ABC) 10 p.m.
TUESDAY, AUGUST 10
– Shaq Vs. (ABC) 9 p.m.
SUNDAY, AUGUST 16
The Great Food Truck Race (Food Network) 10 p.m.
MONDAY, AUGUST 16
– Weeds (Showtime)
10 p.m.
– The Big C (Showtime) 10:30 p.m.
TUESDAY, AUGUST 17
– Melissa & Joey (ABC Family) 8 p.m.
THURSDAY, AUGUST 19
– You’re Wearing That?!? (WE) 10 p.m.
FRIDAY, AUGUST 20
The Kids in the Hall: Death Comes to Town (IFC)
WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 25
She’s Got the Look (TV Land)