1. The Daily Show and The Colbert Report
They stay current all summer long, AND you can watch them for free online. Legally. Sing me to sleep, oh satirical news sirens.
All the time Mon-Thurs — Comedy Central
2. Comedy Bang! Bang!
Premieres June 8 — IFC
3. Jersey Shore Shark Attack
If you need convincing, here’s 15 undeniable reasons to watch it.
June 9 — SyFy
4. True Blood
Increased Cuteness Alert: Tina Majorino (The little girl in Waterworld!) and Christopher Meloni (Law and Order: SVU) are joining the cast!
Premieres June 10 — HBO
Every single episode includes a “Me IRL” moment.
Premieres June 23 — FX
6. The Newsroom
Aaron Sorkin is just the best at fishbowl environments (see: The West Wing, The Social Network, Moneyball)- this show will be ridiculously well written. Also, Jeff Bridges and Olivia Munn.
Premieres June 24 — HBO
Alright, let’s be honest- at this point we’re watching just to see where else they go, because we HAVE TO. From comedy to soap opera status in 8 seasons.
Premieres July 1 — Showtime
8. Breaking Bad
Serisously, how do you wrap this up!? Half of my face exploded from wondering wink
Premieres July 15 — AMC
9. The Olympics
Epic. Watch re-runs and reviews and re-coverage until summer is over and probably long after.
Starts July 27 — NBC and like, ALL of their affiliates
10. Anger Management
Maybe this belongs in guilty pleasure land. Who cares, we’ll all watch it at least once.
Premieres June 28 — FX