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    41 TV Shows That Are Premiering And Returning This Summer That You'll Want To Watch

    From Loki to the final season of The Bold Type and everything in between.

    1. Loki

    Tom Hiddleston and Owen Wilson standing next to each other in a scene from Loki
    Marvel / Disney+

    Following the events of Avengers: Endgame, Loki finds himself in a little bit of trouble with the TVA, aka the Time Variance Authority. Turns out, stealing the Tesseract and messing up the timeline isn't something you can do without being noticed. Now being held by the TVA, Loki must work with them to fix the various timelines he created after fleeing New York in 2012. Like WandaVision and The Falcon and the Winter Soldier, this show puts a fan-favorite character front and center, as we learn more about our favorite God of Mischief.

    Starring: Tom Hiddleston, Owen Wilson, Gugu Mbatha-Raw, Wunmi Mosaku, Sophia Di Martino, Richard E. Grant, and more

    When it premieres: June 9 on Disney+

    Watch the trailer here

    2. Ted Lasso, Season 2

    AppleTV+

    The critically acclaimed comedy is back with Season 2 this summer. The new season of Ted Lasso will pick up after the Season 1 finale with Ted and Rebecca ready to get back to work as they try to get AFC Richmond in a place where they can win the Premier League once they get back in it. This wholesome comedy can't return soon enough.

    When it returns: July 23 on AppleTV+

    Watch the new season teaser trailer here

    3. Kevin Can F**k Himself

    Jojo Whilden / AMC

    Kevin Can F**k Himself follows Allison McRoberts, a seemingly typical sitcom wife. However, soon after we meet her, Allison begins to break free of her "husband's domain" as she revolts against all of the injustices in her life. Starring Annie Murphy in her first role since Schitt's Creek, this new series perfectly blends multi-camera and dark comedy to create a show you won't want to miss.

    Starring: Annie Murphy, Mary Hollis Inboden, Eric Petersen, Alex Bonifer, Brian Howe, Raymond Lee, and more

    When it premieres: June 13 on AMC+ and June 20 on AMC

    Watch the trailer here

    4. Never Have I Ever, Season 2

    Isabella B. Vosmikova / Netflix

    One of the best TV shows of 2020 is finally coming back, and I can't wait to shout about it. Never Have I Ever will return with Season 2 this summer, as we see Devi deal with her romantic life, her friends, her family, and so much more. It's time to dust off the Team Ben and Team Paxton shirts and rewatch Season 1 because Never Have I Ever is going to be back so soon.

    When it returns: July 2021 on Netflix

    5. Lucifer, Season 5, Part 2

    Netflix

    Everyone's favorite devil is back with Lucifer Season 5B, and y'all, these episodes were tailor-made for the fans. Picking up where the first part of the season ended, God is now on Earth, and Lucifer and Amenadiel have to deal with this family reunion and their brother Michael. With a musical episode, incredible romances, and all of the action Lucifer is known for, this show finally returns better than ever.

    When it returns: May 28 on Netflix

    Watch the new season trailer here

    6. Hacks

    Jake Giles Netter / HBO Max

    Hacks follows Deborah Vance, a legendary Las Vegas comedian who wants to appeal to a younger audience. So, Deborah's agent sends Ava, a young writer who can help spice up Deborah's act. I cannot stress enough how incredible Jean Smart is in this show, and her comedic timing is on full display in this brilliant comedy. The show was also created by writers from Broad City if you need yet another reason to watch.

    Starring: Jean Smart, Hannah Einbinder, Carl Clemons-Hopkins, Kaitlin Olson, and more

    When it premiered: May 13 on HBO Max

    Watch the trailer here

    7. Lupin, Part 2

    Omar Sy walking outside in a scene from Lupin
    Netflix / Via youtu.be

    Only a few months after Part 1 dropped, Lupin is back with more jaw-dropping episodes. Assane's quest for revenge against Hubert Pellegrini continues, but now he's being forced to think of a new plan with hopes of coming out of it unharmed. Omar Sy and the rest of this incredible ensemble returns for Lupin Part 2 soon.

    When it returns: June 11 on Netflix

    Watch the new season trailer here

    8. Gossip Girl

    HBO Max

    Set eight years after the original show, Gossip Girl follows a new generation of NYC private school teens after they are introduced to a new version of Gossip Girl. This beloved teen TV series is back, but this time social media is playing a massive role. The show will explore how the world of the NYC elite has changed and how social media affects it all.

    Starring: Emily Alyn Lind, Eli Brown, Whitney Peak, Thomas Doherty, Jordan Alexander, Evan Mock, Zión Moreno, Savannah Smith, Tavi Gevinson, and more

    When it premieres: July 2021 on HBO Max

    9. Love, Victor, Season 2

    Mitchell Haddad / Hulu

    Love, Victor returns with Season 2 this summer, and honestly, I've missed this incredible ensemble. When we last left Victor, he was standing in his living room telling his parents that he's gay. It has been over a year since we were left on this cliffhanger, and fans — myself included — cannot wait to see where Victor's journey goes from here.

    When it returns: June 11 on Hulu

    10. What If...?

    Marvel / Disney+ / Via youtu.be

    Y'all, Marvel's latest Disney+ series will arrive this summer, and this time, we'll see some of our favorite characters like we've never seen them before. Based on the notable What If comics, this series will show us what happens if the Marvel Cinematic Universe unfolded in slightly different ways and how that changes our favorite heroes. We'll also get Chadwick Boseman's last MCU performance.

    Starring: Jeffrey Wright, Hayley Atwell, Chadwick Boseman, Josh Brolin, Dominic Cooper, and much more

    When it premieres: Summer 2021 on Disney+

    What the first look trailer here

    11. Run the World

    Jojo Whilden / Starz

    Run the World follows a group of fiercely loyal best friends in Harlem as they navigate friendships, love, heartbreak, work, and much more. As the group strives to be the very best versions of themselves, they lean on each other and try to thrive together. Run the World is the perfect blend of Living Single and Insecure, so if you're looking for a new comedy, this is for you.

    Starring: Amber Stevens West, Andrea Bordeaux, Bresha Webb, Corbin Reid and more

    When it premiered: May 16 on Starz

    Watch the trailer here

    12. The Bold Type, Season 5

    Jonathan Wenk / Freeform

    The final season of The Bold Type is just around the corner, and I'm already crying over it. Season 4 ended with Kat, Jane, and Sutton all dealing with their own personal and professional problems, and things aren't slowing down during the final season. Our favorite trio is back as they try to leave their mark on the world together with their futures looking bright.

    When it returns: May 26 on Freeform and the next day on Hulu

    Watch the final season trailer here

    13. Blindspotting

    Starz / Via youtu.be

    Created and executive produced by Rafael Casal and Daveed Diggs, Blindspotting picks up six months after the 2018 film of the same name and follows Ashley, who is suddenly dealing with a lot after Miles, her partner and father of her son, is suddenly incarcerated. Now, Ashley is left to navigate a somewhat hilarious existential crisis as she moves in with Miles' mother and sister.

    Starring: Jasmine Cephas Jones, Helen Hunt, Benjamin Earl Turner, Atticus Woodward, Jaylen Barron, Candace Nicholas-Lippmán, and more

    When it premieres: June 13 on Starz

    Watch the trailer here

    14. Nine Perfect Strangers

    Nicole Kidman
    Hulu / Via youtu.be

    Based on the book by Liane Moriarty and adapted by David E. Kelley, Nine Perfect Strangers follows nine very different people who all attend Tranquillum House for a 10-day retreat that is said to nourish the mind, body, and soul. With an extraordinary ensemble cast, Nine Perfect Strangers will be a limited series you won't want to miss a second of this summer.

    Starring: Nicole Kidman, Melissa McCarthy, Luke Evans, Melvin Gregg, Samara Weaving, Michael Shannon, Asher Keddie, Grace Van Patten, Manny Jacinto, Tiffany Boone, Regina Hall, Bobby Cannavale, and more

    When it premieres: Aug. 18 on Hulu

    Watch the teaser trailer here

    15. We Are Lady Parts

    Laura Radford / Peacock

    We Are Lady Parts follows Amina Hussain, a geeky PhD student, who is suddenly recruited to be the lead guitarist of the band Lady Parts after Saira, the band's frontwoman, sees something special in her. Soon, Amina is thrust into the incredible world of this band as she bonds with the unlikely members and tries to navigate her loyalties to the band and her university friends.

    Starring: Aiysha Hart, Anjana Vasan, Juliette Motamed, Faith Omole, Lucie Shorthouse, and Sarah Kameela Impey

    When it premieres: June 3 on Peacock

    Watch the trailer here

    16. Schmigadoon!

    AppleTV+

    Executive produced by Lorne Michaels, this new musical comedy parodies iconic musicals we all know and love. Cecily Strong and Keegan-Michael Key play a couple on a backpacking trip who enter a magical town where everyone acts like they're in a 1940s musical. Shortly after arriving, they realize they can't leave this town until they find "true love."

    Starring: Cecily Strong, Keegan-Michael Key, Alan Cumming, Fred Armisen, Kristin Chenoweth, Aaron Tveit, Dove Cameron, Ariana DeBose, Jaime Camil, Jane Krakowski, Ann Harada, and more

    When it premieres: July 16 on AppleTV+

    17. Who Killed Sara? Season 2

    Netflix

    Who Killed Sara? became the TV show we couldn't stop talking about in the spring, and now it's back for Season 2 already. With more questions than answers — and not just "who killed Sara?" — this new batch of episodes will hopefully answer some of the best unsolved mysteries from Season 1.

    When it returns: May 19 on Netflix

    Watch the new season trailer here

    18. Feel Good, Season 2

    Netflix

    This brilliant and underrated comedy returns this June, as we continue to follow Mae and George's complicated love story. While Mae tries to confront ghosts from her past and George has a new lease on life in the present, Feel Good Season 2 explores if they can grow together or if they'll be forced to go their separate ways.

    When it returns: June 4 on Netflix

    Watch the new season trailer here

    19. Panic

    Matt Lankes / Amazon Studios

    Created and written by Lauren Oliver, who also wrote the novel of the same name, Panic follows a group of newly graduated high school seniors who compete in a series of challenges in hopes of making their lives better. However, unlike past years, this time around, the pot of money is much larger and the game is much more dangerous. Coming face to face with their greatest fears, they are forced to decide if they are willing to risk everything in order to win.

    Starring: Mike Faist, Olivia Welch, Jessica Sula, Ray Nicholson, Enrique Murciano, Camron Jones, Jordan Elsass, and more

    When it premieres: May 28 on Amazon Prime Video

    Watch the trailer here

    20. The Good Fight, Season 5

    Patrick Harbron / CBS / Paramount+

    The Good Fight finally returns with Season 5, and I've just really missed these incredibly smart, complex, and well-written characters. This new season will follow Diane as she decides whether or not to help Liz run a Black law firm after Liz loses two of her top lawyers. Also this season, Mandy Patinkin joins the cast as Hal Wackner, who will clash with Marissa.

    When it returns: June 24 on Paramount+

    Watch the new season teaser trailer here

    21. Motherland: Fort Salem, Season 2

    David Bukach / Freeform

    Motherland: Fort Salem returns with Season 2 this summer, and the stakes have never been higher. After the epic Season 1 cliffhanger, Raelle, Tally, and Abigail are forced to confront dangerous magic and a new threat from an ancient group of witch hunters, The Camarilla. Also, on top of all of that, they are also now dealing with the stakes of War College as their magic and relationships are pushed to new limits.

    When it returns: June 22 on Freeform and the next day on Hulu

    22. iCarly

    Lisa Rose / Paramount +

    Picking up nearly 10 years after the original series ended, iCarly is back with more fun than ever before. The new season will follow Carly as she navigates work, love, and family in her twenties alongside her best friends. Basically, this show is sure to be packed with nostalgia as we catch up with our favorite characters.

    Starring: Miranda Cosgrove, Jerry Trainor, Nathan Kress, Laci Mosley, and Jaidyn Triplett

    When it premieres: June 17 on Paramount+

    23. Lisey's Story

    AppleTV+

    Adapted by Stephen King and based on his best-selling novel, Lisey's Story follows Lisey Landon two years after the death of her husband, famous writer Scott Landon. Soon, a series of unsettling events causes Lisey to confront tough moments from her marriage that she has deliberately tried to forget.

    Starring: Julianne Moore, Clive Owen, Jennifer Jason Leigh, Joan Allen, Dane DeHaan, Ron Cephas Jones, Sung Kang, and more

    When it premieres: June 4 on AppleTV+

    Watch the trailer here

    24. Outer Banks, Season 2

    Jackson Lee Davis / Netflix

    Following the Season 1 cliffhanger, Outer Banks Season 2 picks up with John B. and Sarah Cameron on the run — and in over their heads — in the Bahamas, while Kie, JJ, and Pope are dealing with everything they left behind back home. The whopping $400 million is still out there, and when a new secret is uncovered, it looks like our favorite crew will have to reunite for a new mission. However, this time around, the Pogues will be forced to do everything they can to make it out of this adventure alive.

    When it returns: Summer 2021

    25. The Chair

    26. Monsters At Work

    27. Only Murders in the Building

    Steve Martin and Selena Gomez in the elevator
    Hulu / Via youtu.be

    Created by Steve Martin and John Hoffman, Only Murders in the Building follows three strangers — Charles, Oliver, and Mabel — who share an obsession with true crime. Suddenly, the trio finds themselves wrapped in a true crime mystery of their own.

    Starring: Steve Martin, Martin Short, Selena Gomez, Aaron Dominiguez, Amy Ryan, Nathan Lane, and more

    When it premieres: Aug. 31 on Hulu

    Watch the teaser trailer here

    28. Heels

    Starz / Via youtu.be

    Heels follows Jack and Ace Spade, two brothers who are trying to chase their dreams in the world of small-town pro wrestling. Set in a tight-knit community where their family's wrestling promotion is well-known, they are forced to deal with their late father's legacy as they walk the line between brothers and rivals.

    Starring: Stephen Amell, Alexander Ludwig, Alison Luff, Mary McCormack, Kelli Berglund, Allen Maldonado, and more

    When it premieres: Aug. 15 on Starz

    Watch the teaser trailer here

    29. Elite, Season 4

    Netflix

    One of the best teen dramas in recent years is back, and things are looking a little different this time. Elite Season 4 picks up with a brand-new school year and a new director who wants to reform Las Encinas. With new students ready to leave their marks, it looks like this year will present new challenges for Samuel, Guzmán, Ander, Omar, Rebeca, and Cayetana. Also, leading into the new season, Elite will release short stories so we can catch up with what happened to some of our favorite couples and characters between Seasons 3 and 4, like Guzmán and Nadia, and Samuel and Carla.

    When it returns: June 18 on Netflix

    Watch the new season teaser trailer here

    30. Why Women Kill, Season 2

    Paramount+ / Via youtu.be

    This anthology series is back with Season 2 this summer, and I couldn't be more excited. Set in 1949 and featuring a new ensemble cast, Why Women Kill Season 2 will explore what it means to be beautiful and the hidden truths that often lie behind the facades people present to the world. This season will also dive into the effects of being ignored in a small town where everyone knows everything.

    Starring: Allison Tolman, Nick Frost, Lana Parrilla, B.K. Cannon, Jordane Christie, Matthew Daddario, Veronica Falcón, and more

    When it premieres: June 3 on Paramount+

    Watch the new season trailer here

    31. Solos

    Anthony Mackie standing stoically in a scene from Solos
    Jason Laveris / Amazon Prime Video

    This seven-part anthology series explores what it means to be human and all of the strange, beautiful, hilarious, and heartbreaking moments that come with it. Solos spans the present and future as it grapples with time travel, AI, the farthest reaches of the universe, and so much more. The show is very character-driven as we see how these characters have different experiences, but life is what connects them all.

    Starring: Anthony Mackie, Morgan Freeman, Helen Mirren, Anne Hathaway, Uzo Aduba, Dan Stevens, Constance Wu, Nicole Beharie, and more

    When it premieres: May 21 on Amazon Prime Video

    Watch the trailer here

    32. Good Trouble, Season 3B

    Christopher Willard / Freeform

    Good Trouble returns with Season 3B this summer and will hit the ground running after its finale this past spring. With Gael and Callie seemingly heading into a new chapter together, their personal and work lives are also getting more complicated. Meanwhile, Dennis is back at the Coterie, just as Davia has moved on, and Mariana is dealing with balancing work and her love life. So much is happening with these characters, and this premiere can't come soon enough.

    When it returns: July 14 on Freeform and the next day on Hulu

    33. Master of None, Season 3

    Lena Waithe in bed in a scene from Master of None
    Netflix

    This Emmy Award–winning series returns with a new season that will focus on Denise and her partner Alicia. Written by Lena Waithe and Aziz Ansari, Master of None Season 3 will showcase a modern love story, the ups and downs of marriage, struggles with fertility, and the personal growth of these characters.

    When it returns: May 23 on Netflix

    Watch the new season trailer here

    34. Mr. Corman

    AppleTV+

    Written, directed, and starring Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Mr. Corman follows Josh Corman, whose lifelong dream of becoming a musician didn't exactly work out. Now, he finds himself teaching fifth grade. Also, his fiancé just moved out and his BFF is now his roommate. Throughout the show, Josh struggles with his identity and self-doubt as he tries to find himself again.

    Starring: Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Arturo Castro, Debra Winger, Logic, Hector Hernandez, Juno Temple, Jamie Chung, Shannon Woodward, and more

    When it premieres: Aug. 6 on AppleTV+

    35. Power Book III: Raising Kanan

    Starz

    The third series in the Power universe, Power Book III: Raising Kanan is set in the 1990s and will follow a 15-year-old Kanan Stark, who is just trying to figure out who he is and where he fits in. The series will dive into the events and choices that led to Kanan becoming the hardened character we met in Power.

    Starring: Mekai Curtis, Omar Epps, Patina Miller, Hailey Kilgore, Lovie Simone, London Brown, Malcolm Mays, Shanley Caswell, and more

    When it premieres: July 18 on Starz

    Watch the teaser trailer here

    36. Sex/Life

    Amanda Matlovich / Netflix

    Sex/Life follows Billie Connelly, who wasn't always a stay-at-home wife and mother living in the suburbs. Before she got married, Billie was a free spirit living in NYC as she worked hard and played harder. So, feeling nostalgic for her past, Billie starts fantasizing about her passionate exploits with her ex-boyfriend and the heartbreak she never quite got over. With a lot of secrets and a yearning for what could've been, Billie's life is about to change forever.

    Starring: Sarah Shahi, Mike Vogel, Adam Demos, Margaret Odette, and more

    When it premieres: June 25 on Netflix

    37. Grown-ish, Season 4

    Zoey laughing and enjoying a drink
    Eric Mccandless / Freeform

    It's senior year for Zoey and her friends, and they are ready to make the most of it. Grown-ish Season 4 will pick up with Zoey, Ana, Nomi, Vivek, Jazz, Sky, and Luca enjoying the summer before their senior year as they prepare to face their futures head on. Meanwhile, a newly graduated Aaron is finally ready to try and make his relationship with Zoey work.

    When it returns: July 8 on Freeform and the next day on Hulu

    Watch the teaser trailer for the new season here

    38. Roswell, New Mexico, Season 3

    John Golden Britt / The CW

    Roswell, New Mexico returns with its third season, and we'll finally (hopefully) get answers to some of the questions we were left with. Namely, this season will pick up with Isobel, Max, and Michael dealing with Mr. Jones, who strangely looks a lot like Max. With more mysteries being uncovered every second, Liz will have a lot to deal with when Roswell, NM Season 3 kicks off.

    When it returns: July 26 on The CW

    39. Home Before Dark, Season 2

    AppleTV+

    Home Before Dark returns with Season 2 as Hilde Lisko begins another investigation after an explosion hits a local farm. This mystery leads her to fight a powerful and influential corporation while the health of her family hangs in the balance. Season 1 of this show was captivating, so if you haven't watched it yet, you've got some time to catch up before the new season.

    When it returns: June 11 on AppleTV+

    Watch the new season trailer here

    40. Turner & Hooch

    Buena Vista Pictures / Everett Collection, Steve Granitz / WireImage / Getty Images

    A continuation of the Tom Hanks film of the same name, Turner & Hooch follows Scott Turner's son, US Marshal Scott Turner Jr., who inherits Hooch, an unruly dog with a big heart after his father's death. This partnership is far from perfect, but with the help of Hooch, Scott soon discovers that his father's death may not have been as accidental as it once seemed.

    Starring: Josh Peck, Carra Patterson, Brandon Jay McLaren, Lyndsy Fonseca, Vanessa Lengies, Becca Tobin, and more

    When it premieres: July 16 on Disney+

    41. And finally, DC’s Stargirl, Season 2

    Mark Hill / The CW

    The JSA is back in DC's Stargirl Season 2 this summer. The first season ended with Stargirl, Pat, and the new JSA stopping the ISA and ready to continue their work together defending their beloved town and the world. Meanwhile, we were still left with a lot of questions after seeing Sylvester Pemberton looking for Pat in California. This super-fun comic series returns just when we need it the most.

    When it returns: Aug. 10 on The CW

    Which TV shows are you most excited for this summer? Tell us what we should be watching in the comments below!

    Note: Riverdale and Supergirl, which started their seasons earlier in 2021, will also return in August.

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