Summer Premiere Dates 2019: New & Returning Series On Broadcast, Cable & Streaming

Summer premiere dates 2019

The 2018-19 TV season is history, so here’s our annual list of summer premiere dates for new series and new seasons of returning shows. It covers hundreds of broadcast, cable and streaming series bowing from mid-May through August in various dayparts. Please send any additions or adjustments to We’ll update the post regularly as more dates are revealed.

May 22:
The Amazing Race (CBS, Season 31)
One Spring Night (Netflix, new drama series)
The Wrestlers (Viceland, new docuseries)

May 23:
Elementary (CBS, Season 7; final season)
Vida (Starz, Season 2)
The Name of the Rose (SundanceTV, new drama limited series; moved from May 1)
Christina on the Coast (HGTV, new docuseries)

May 24:
She’s Gotta Have It (Netflix, Season 2)
What/If (Netflix, new anthology drama series)
Alta Mar (Netflix, new drama series)

May 26:
Vida (Starz, Season 2)

May 27:
Historical Roasts (Netflix, new comedy series)
Paranormal (Netflix, new Egyptian drama series)
The Hot Zone (National Geographic Channel, new drama miniseries)
Dirty Mudder Truckers (Discovery, new docuseries)

May 28:
America’s Got Talent (NBC, Season 14)
(NBC, new songwriting competition series)
Blood & Treasure (CBS, new drama series; time slot premiere)
Animal Kingdom (TNT, Season 4)
Pure (WGN America, Season 2)
Chrisley Knows Best (USA, Season 7)
Guardians of the Glades (Discovery, new docuseries)
Sweet Home Sextuplets (TLC, Season 2)
America Unearthed (Travel Channel, Season 4)

May 29:
The InBetween (NBC, new drama series)
American Ninja Warrior (NBC, Season 8; moves to regular slot June 10)
MasterChef (Fox, Season 10)
Archer: 1999 (FXX, Season 10)
Archer After Hours (FXX, new aftershow series)
Property Brothers: Forever Home (HGTV, new home-renovation series)

May 30:
Lip Sync Battle (Paramount Network, Season 5B)
How to Sell Drugs Online (Fast) (Netflix, new German drama series)
The World Series of Poker (CBS All Access, new season of poker tournaments)

May 31:
My Next Guest Needs No Introduction (Netflix, Season 2)
Good Omens (Amazon Prime, new dramedy series)
When They See Us (Netflix, new documentary limited series)
Unidentified: Inside America’s UFO Investigation (History, new documentary miniseries)
Swamp Thing (DC Universe, new drama series)

June 1:
Iyanla: Fix My Life (OWN, Sea on 10)
To Have & to Hold: Charlotte (OWN, new docuseries)
Dodo Heroes (Animal Planet, Season 2)
The Feels (YouTube, Season 3)

June 2:
Burden of Truth (The CW, Season 2)
Fear the Walking Dead (AMC, Season 5)
NOS4A2 (AMC, new horror drama series)
Axios (HBO, Season 2)
Perpetual Grace, LTD. (Epix, new drama series)
Luther (BBC America, Season 5)
The Weekly (FX, new docuseries; June 3 on Hulu)
Marriage Rescue (Paramount Network, new docuseries)
American Princess (Lifetime, new dramedy series)
Southern Charm: New Orleans (Bravo, Season 2)
Raising Wild (Discovery, new docuseries)
Truth Behind the Moon Landing (Science Channel, new documentary series)
Death Row Stories (HLN, Season 4)
Secrets of the Zoo (Nat Geo Wild, Season 2)
Wedding Cake Championship (Food Network, Season 2)

June 3:
So You Think You Can Dance (Fox, Season 16; moved from June 10)
90 Day Fiancé: The Other Way (TLC, new docuseries)
Below Deck Mediterranean (Bravo, Season 4)
Wedding Cake Championship (Food Network, Season 2)
Breaking Homicide (Investigation Discovery, Season 2)
People Magazine Investigates: Cults (Investigation Discovery, Season 2)
Treehouse Masters (Discovery Family, new docuseries)
Returning the Favor (Facebook Watch, Season 4)

June 4:
The Radkes (USA, new comedy series)
The Oslo Killing (Sundance Now, new true-crime series)

June 5:
The Handmaid’s Tale (Hulu, Season 3)
Black Mirror (Netflix, Season 5)
Grown-ish (Freeform, Season 2B)
Lone Star Justice (Investigation Discovery, new true-crime docuseries)
Insomnia (YouTube, new miniseries)

June 6:
3% (Netflix, Season 3)
Queen of the South (USA, Season 4)
Mountain Men (History, Season 8)
Alone (History, Season 6)
Hero Ink (A&E, new docuseries)
Unspouse My House (HGTV, new docuseries)

June 7:
Masters of Illusion (The CW, Season 6)
The Big Stage (The CW, new talent/variety series)
Armistead Maupin’s Tales of the City (Netflix, new drama limited series)
Designated Survivor (Netflix, Season 3)
The Chef Show (Netflix, new cooking docuseries)
BattleBots (Discovery, Season 2; Science Channel premiere June 12)

June 9:
The 73rd Annual Tony Awards (CBS, live awards special)
Celebrity Family Feud (ABC, Season 5)
The $100,000 Pyramid (ABC, Season 4)
To Tell the Truth (ABC, Season 5)
Big Little Lies (HBO, Season 2)
Claws (TNT, Season 3)
Ripley’s Believe It or Not! (Travel Channel, new series reboot)
The Great Food Truck Race (Food Network, Season 10)
Carnival Eats (Cooking Channel, Season 7)
Legends of the Deep (Science Channel, new docuseries)
sMothered (TLC, new docuseries)
Sugar and Toys (Fuse, new animated late-night series)
Just Add Magic (Universal Kids, new children’s series)

June 10:
American Ninja Warrior (NBC, Season 8; time slot premiere)
Dateline NBC (NBC, Season 27)
Kate Plus Date (TLC, new docuseries)
Are You Smarter Than a 5th Grader? (Nickelodeon, game show revival)
44 Cats (Nickelodeon, new animated series)
Best Ever Trivia Show (Game Show Network, new game show)
NuffSaid (Fox Nation, new talk show)
Sincerely Kat (Fox Nation, new pop culture series)
Get Tammy Bruce (Fox Nation, new politics series)
Keeping Up with Jones (Fox Nation, new political talk series)
Man on the Street (Fox Nation, new current affairs series)

June 11:
Press Your Luck (ABC, new game show revival sneak preview)
Pose (FX, Season 2; moved from June 9)
Ink Master: Battle of the Sexes (Paramount Network, Season 12)
Outdaughtered (TLC, Season 4)
Most Expensivist (Viceland, Season 3)
Jasper & Errol’s First Time (Viceland, new docuseries)

June 12:
Press Your Luck (ABC, game show revival; time slot premiere)
Card Sharks (ABC, game show revival)
Match Game (ABC, Season 4)
First Responders Live (Fox, new docuseries)
Queen Sugar (OWN, Season 4)
Younger (TV Land, Season 6)
Krypton (Syfy, Season 2)
Homestead Rescue (Discovery, Season 5)
BattleBots (Science Channel, Season 2; network premiere)
Savage Builds (Discovery/Science Channel, new docuseries)
Deal or No Deal (CNBC, Season 6)

June 13:
Baskets (FX, Season 4; final season)
Siren (Freeform, Season 2B; moved from July 11)
Strange Angel (CBS All Access, Season 2)
Growing Up Hip Hop: Atlanta (WEtv, Season 3)
MTV’s The Real World (Facebook Watch, reality series revival)

June 14:
Marvel’s Jessica Jones (Netflix, Season 3; final season)
Trinkets (Netflix, new drama series)
Absentia (Amazon Prime, Season 2)
Too Old to Die Young (Amazon Prime, new drama series)
Leila (Netflix, new Indian drama series)
Los Espookys (HBO, new comedy series)
Jett (Cinemax, new drama series)
Kevin Hart Presents: Hart of the City (Comedy Central, Season 3)
Bridezillas (WEtv, Season 2)
Love After Lockup: Life After Lockup (WEtv, new docuseries premiere)
Just Roll With It (Disney Channel, new comedy series sneak preview; moves to regular slot June 19)

June 15:
All That (Nickelodeon, sketch-comedy series revival)
Frankie Drake Mysteries (Ovation, new drama series)

June 16:
The Good Fight (CBS, Season 1; network premiere)
City on a Hill (Showtime, new drama series)
Euphoria (HBO, new drama series)
Endeavour (PBS, Season 6)
Apollo’s Moon Shot (Smithsonian Channel, new documentary miniseries)
Atomic Age Declassified (Smithsonian Channel, new documentary miniseries)
Death on the Bayou: The Jennings 8 (Investigation Discovery, new true-crime documentary miniseries)
Giada in Italy (Food Network, Season 3)
Pirata & Capitano (Discovery Family, new docuseries)

June 17:
Grand Hotel (ABC, new drama series)
Whose Line Is It Anyway? (The CW, Season 7)
Penn & Teller: Fool Us (The CW, Season 6)
POV (PBS, Season 32)
Bunk’d (Disney Channel, Season 4)
Amphibia (Disney Channel, new children’s animated series)

June 18:
Good Trouble (Freeform, Season 2)
The Detour (TBS, Season 4)
Ambitions (OWN, new drama series)
Drunk History (Comedy Central, Season 6)
Alternatino with Arturo Castro (Comedy Central, new sketch comedy series)
Sydney to the Max (Disney Channel, Season 1B)
Hurricane Man (Science Channel, new docuseries)

June 19:
Yellowstone (Paramount Network, Season 2)
Just Roll with It (Disney Channel, new comedy series official premiere)

June 20:
The Wall (NBC, Season 3)
Holey Moley (ABC, new competition game show)
Family Food Fight (ABC, new competition game show)
Reef Break (ABC, new drama series)
Spin the Wheel (Fox, new game show)
MasterChef (Fox, Season 10; time slot premiere)
Raven’s Home (Disney Channel, Season 4)
Rosehaven (SundanceTV, Season 3)
Riviera (SundanceTV, Season 2)

June 21:
Mr. Iglesias (Netflix, new comedy series)
Dark (Netflix, Season 2)
The Bravest Knight (Hulu, new animated kids series)
Andi Mack (Disney Channel, Season 3B; final season)
Ghosts of Morgan City (Travel Channel, new docuseries)

June 22:
Lego City Adventures (Nickelodeon, new animated comedy series)

June 23:
Yellowstone Live (National Geographic Channel, Season 2)
Close Up (SundanceTV, Season 5)

June 24:
Years and Years (HBO, new drama limited series)
Legion (FX, Season 3; final season)
Curfew (Spectrum Originals, U.S. premiere of UK limited series)
The Hills: New Beginnings (MTV, docuseries revival)
The Last Cowboy (Paramount Network, new competition series)

June 25:
Big Brother (CBS, Season 21)

June 27:
O Escolhido (Netflix, new Brazilian drama series)

June 30:
Instinct (CBS, Season 2)
What Just Happened??! with Fred Savage (Fox, new comedy series)
The Loudest Voice (Showtime, new drama limited series)
The Rook (Starz, new drama series)
Inside Evil (HLN, Season 3)

July 1:
Divorce (HBO, Season 3; final season)
Designated Survivor: 60 Days (Netflix, new Korean drama series)
Cupcake Championship (Food Network, new baking competition series)
Hackerville (HBO Now/HBO Go, U.S. premiere of HBO Europe docuseries)

July 2:
Man v. Food (Cooking Channel, Season 4)
Young Justice: Outsiders (DC Universe, Season 1B)
Tales (BET, Season 2)
Aruanas (Vimeo, Season 2)

July 4:
Stranger Things (Netflix, Season 3)

July 5:
Crazy Cakes (Cooking Channel, Season 3)

July 6:
Enchanted Kingdom (BBC America, new nature documentary series)
Supersize My Pool (HGTV, new docuseries)
Pools Off the Deep End (HGTV, new docuseries)
Pool Hunters (HGTV, new docuseries)
Pool Kings (HGTV, new docuseries)

July 7:
The Movies (CNN, new documentary series)
Out There with Jack Randall (Nat Geo Wild, new nature documentary series)
TrunkFest (AXS, Season 2)
A Year in Music (AXS, new documentary series)

July 8:
American Pickers (History, Season 20B)
Scream (VH1, Season 3; new network)
Fast N’ Loud (Discovery, Season 15)
Fortune Fights (Reelz, Season 1B)

July 9:
Love Island (CBS, new dating competition series)
Bring the Funny (NBC, new stand-up comedy competition series)
Pandora (The CW, drama series)
I Love You, Now Die (HBO, new documentary miniseries)
The Disappearance (WGN America, new drama series)
‘Til Death Do Us Part (Investigation Discovery, new true-crime docuseries)
The Next Big Thing (BET, new music competition series)

July 10:
Snowfall (FX, Season 3)
Harlots (Hulu, Season 3)
The Strongest Man in History (History, new docuseries)
Florida Girls (Pop, new comedy series)
The Road to ICC (Jugotv, new docuseries)
Funny AF (Revolt, new stand-up comedy series)

July 11:
Hollywood Game Night (NBC, Season 6)
The Outpost (The CW, Season 2)
Jersey Shore Family Vacation (MTV, Season 2B)
Dr. Pimple Popper (TLC, Season 2)
The Dead Files (Travel Channel, Season 12)
Our Wedding Story (UPtv, Season 2)
Crazy Beautiful Weddings (UPtv, Season 2)
Hugo: The Legend & The Derbies (Jugotv, new docuseries)

July 12:
Shangri-La (Showtime, new documentary miniseries)
A House Divided (UMC, new drama series)
Fastest Cars in the Dirty South (Motor Trend app, new docuseries)

July 14:
Sweetbitter (Starz, Season 2)
Grantchester (PBS, Season 4)
Blue Sky Metropolis (KCET, new documentary miniseries)
Carnivorous (Food Network, new docuseries)
The Price of Fame (Reelz, Season 2B)
If We Built It Today (Science Channel, new docuseries)
Impact of Murder (Investigation Discovery, new true-crime docuseries)
Impact of Murder: After the Statement (IDgo, new aftershow series)

July 15:
Punchline (Fox TV Stations; new game show test run)
Aaron Needs a Job (Discovery, new docuseries)
Notorious (Reelz, Season 2)
Wild_Life (Nat Geo, Season 3)
Molly of Danali (PBS, new animated children’s series)
Peyton’s Places (ESPN+, new monthly documentary series)

July 16:
Behind Closed Doors (HBO, new documentary miniseries)
Food Truck Nation (Cooking Channel, Season 2)
T-Pain’s School of Business (Fuse, Season 2)
Human Discoveries (Facebook Watch, new animated comedy series)

July 17:
Suits (USA Network, Season 9; final season)
Pearson (USA Network, new drama series)
Man’s Greatest Food (Cooking Channel, Season 3)
Danny’s House (Viceland, new comedy talk series)

July 19:
Queer Eye (Netflix, Season 4)
Last Chance U (Netflix, Season 4)
La Casa de Papel
 (Netflix, Season 3)
Veronica Mars (Hulu, Season 4; new network; originally set for July 26)
All or Nothing: The Carolina Panthers (Amazon Prime, Season 4)
Killjoys (Syfy, Season 5; final season)
This Week at the Comedy Cellar (Comedy Central, Season 2)

July 20:
Say Yes to the Dress (TLC, Season 17)
Restaurant: Impossible (Food Network, Season 15)

July 21:
Gordon Ramsay: Uncharted (National Geographic Channel, new docuseries)

July 22:
Worst Bakers in America (Food Network, Season 2)
Yum and Yummer (Cooking Channel, new docuseries)
Serial Killer: Devil Unchained (Investigation Discovery, new true-crime limited series)
The Family Chantel (TLC, new docuseries)

July 23:
Who Killed Garrett Phillips? (HBO, new documentary miniseries)
The Shocking Truth (Reelz, Season 4)

July 24:
South Side (Comedy Central, new comedy series)

July 25:
Chasing the Cure (TNT/TBS, new medical docuseries)
Cash Pad (CNBC, new docuseries)
Listing Impossible (CNBC, new docuseries)
Hoodie SZN (YouTube, new docuseries)
I’m Fine (Dekkoo, Season 3)

July 26:
Orange Is the New Black (Netflix, Season 7; final season)
Sugar Rush (Netflix, Season 2)
Light as a Feather (Hulu, Season 2)
The Boys (Amazon Prime, new drama series)

July 28:
Bulletproof (The CW, new British drama series)
Pennyworth (Epix, new drama series)
Autopsy: The Last Hours Of … (Reelz, Season 10B)
American Swamp (CNN, new limited docuseries)

July 29:
Bachelor in Paradise (ABC, Season 6; moved from August 7)
Lights Out with David Spade (Comedy Central, new nightly pop culture series)
America’s Hidden Stories: Mystery at Jamestown (Smithsonian Channel, new documentary series)
It Happened Here (Reelz, Season 2)

July 31:
Four Weddings and a Funeral (Hulu, new comedy series)
Sherman’s Showcase (IFC, new variety/sketch series)

August 1:
No One Saw a Thing (SundanceTV, new true-crime docuseries)
BBQ Brawl: Flay vs. Symon (Food Network, new cooking competition series)

August 2:
Dear White People (Netflix, Season 3)
Basketball or Nothing (Netflix, new docuseries)
A Black Lady Sketch Show (HBO, new sketch-comedy series)
This Is Football (Amazon Prime, new documentary series)
Crude (NBC Universo, new unscripted series)

August 3:
Dallas Cowboys Cheerleaders: Making the Team (CMT, Season 14)
Racing Wives (CMT, new unscripted series)
My Little Pony: Friendship Is Magic (Discovery Family, Season 9B; final season)

August 4:
Patriot Act with Hasan Minhaj (Netflix, Season 1B)
Preacher (AMC, Season 4; final season)
Serengeti (Discovery, new nature documentary series)
Alaskan Bush People (Discovery, Season 10)
90 Day Fiancé: Before the 90 Days (TLC, Season 3)
Unexpected (TLC, Season 3)
Unexpected: Baby Bumps (TLC, Season 3)
Worst Cooks in America (Food Network, Season 17)
UFOs: The Lost Evidence (Travel Channel, Season 3)

August 5:
Bajillion Dollar Propertie$ (Pluto TV, Season 4; new network)
Infinity Train (Cartoon Network, new animated adventure series)
Paranormal Survivor (Travel Channel, new docuseries)
Paranormal Emergency (Travel Channel, new docuseries)
Five Points
(Facebook Watch, Season 2)
My Life Is Murder (Acorn, new drama series)

August 6 :
The Real Housewives of Orange County (Bravo, Season 14)
Growing Up Chrisley (USA, Season 2)
Intervention (A&E, new “special” season)
The Little Couple (TLC, Season 14)
Undercover Billionaire (Discovery, new docuseries)
Code of the Wild (Travel Channel, new docuseries)

August 7:
BH90210 (Fox, new drama limited series)
Castaways (ABC, new reality competition series)
Hypnotize Me (The CW, new game show)
Expedition Unknown (Discovery, Season 7)
(Discovery, new docuseries)
Monster Ships (Science Channel, new documentary series)
Building Giants (Science Channel, Season 2)
American Mystery (Travel Channel, new true-crime docuseries)

August 8:
Two Sentence Horror Stories (The CW, new horror anthology series)
Wu Assassins (Netflix, new drama series)
Gods of Food (Dropout, new mockumentary series)

August 9:
What Would You Do? (ABC, Season 15)
GLOW (Netflix, Season 3)
Free Meek (Amazon Prime, new docuseries)
Pete the Cat (Amazon Prime, Season 1B)
Masters of Disaster (Discovery, new docuseries; moved from May 3)
Pico de Neblina (HBO Latino, new drama series)

August 10:
Black Love (OWN, Season 3)

August 11:
Succession (HBO, Season 2)
The Food that Build America (History, new docuseries)
Strange World (Travel Channel, new docuseries)
The Riveras (Universo, Season 4)
Curse of Akakor (Facebook Watch, new documentary series)

August 12:
Our Boys (HBO, new limited series)
The Terror: Infamy (AMC, Season 2)
Lodge 49 (AMC, Season 2)
American Greed (CNBC, Season 13)
Straight Up Steve Austin (USA, new docuseries)
Twisted Sisters (Investigation Discovery, Season 2)
Kids Baking Championship (Food Network, Season 7)
Jerry-O (Fox stations, new daytime talk show)

August 13:
Mysteries Decoded (The CW, new docuseries)
Adam Ruins Everything (TruTV, Season 3B)
Family Restaurant Rivals (Food Network, new cooking competition series)
Supermarket Stakeout (Food Network, new cooking competition series)
El Corazón Nunca Se Equivoca (Univision, U.S. premiere of Mexican drama series)

August 14:
David Makes Man (OWN, new drama series)
Turquoise Fever (INSP, new docuseries)

August 15:
Why Women Kill (CBS All Access, new dark dramedy series)

August 16:
Bundesliga Soccer (Fox, season premiere)
Mindhunter (Netflix, Season 2)
Ghost Brothers: Haunted Houseguests (Travel Channel, new docuseries)

August 17:
Addiction Unplugged (A&E, new docuseries)

August 18:
The Righteous Gemstones (HBO, new comedy series)
Ball in the Family (Facebook Watch, Season 5)

August 19:
I Ship It (The CW, Season 2; broadcast premiere)
Family Restaurant Rivals (Food Network, new cooking competition series)

August 20:
Huda Boss (Facebook Watch, Season 2)

August 21:
Ghost Hunters (A&E, docuseries revival; new network)
Psychic Kids (A&E, new docuseries)
Mountain Monsters (Travel Channel, Season 4)

August 22:
Jersey Shore Family Vacation (MTV, Season 3)

August 23:
13 Reasons Why (Netflix, Season 3)
PAcker and Dunham (ACC Network, new sports talk shiow)

August 24:
OWN Spotlight: Black Women Own the Conversation (OWN, new talk/lifestyle series)

August 25:
Ballers (HBO, Seasson 5)
Power (Starz, Season 6; final season)
The Affair (Showtime, Season 5; final season)
On Becoming a God in Central Florida (Showtime, new comedy series)
Killer Motive (Oxygen, new true-crime docuseries)
Kingdom of the White Wolf (National Geographic, new docuseries)
Good Eats: The Return (Food Network, culinary series revival)
The Flay List (Food Network, new docuseries)

August 26:
Pup Academy (Disney Channel, new children’s series)

August 27:
Terror (Viceland, new documentary series)
The Devil You Know (Viceland, new true-crime docuseries)
Stay or Sell (HGTV, new docuseries)

August 28:
The Challenge: War of the Worlds 2 (MTV, Season 34)
Jay Leno’s Garage (CNBC, Season 5)
Homicide Hunter: Lt. Joe Kenda (Investigation Discovery, Season 9; final season)
The Murder Tapes (Investigation Discovery, new true-crime docuseries)
Animal Babies: First Year on Earth (PBS, new documentary miniseries)
Budget Battle (Food Network, new cooking competition series)

August 29:
Growing Up Hip Hop: New York (WEtv, new docuseries)

August 30:
The Dark Crystal: Age of Resistance (Netflix, new drama series)
Styling Hollywood (Netflix, new docuseries)
Carnival Row (Amazon, new drama series)

August 31:
Saturday Night Football (ABC, season 14 premiere)

August TBA:
Vagabond (Netflix, new Korean drama series)

September 3:
Valley of the Damned (Investigation Discovery, new true-crime docuseries)

September 19:
Five Day Biz Fix (CNBC, new docuseries; working title)
The Deed: Chicago (CNBC, new docuseries)

Summer TBA:
Garage Squad (Motor Trend, Season 6)

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