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We’ve seen a trickle of summer TV shows already have begun, but expect a downpour of June TV premieres. New seasons of “Orange is the New Black,” “True Detective,” “The Last Ship” and “Hannibal” launch. New shows “Mr. Robot,” “Poldark,” “Sense8” and “Ballers” also debut.

There is much, much more. I’ve written separate stories that get more in-depth about summer shows, but here’s a handy calendar of the June TV premieres, movies, specials and finales.

As always, I will add to this as more programming is announced. So shoot me a note if something is missing. Enjoy your summer.

JUNE TV PREMIERES

 

Monday, June 1

2:01 a.m.

  • “Harry,” acorn.tv (U.S. premiere, eps 1 & 2; 6-part New Zealand drama following police detective Harry Anglesea, who returns to work after the death of his wife; new eps every Monday) See teaser above.

7 p.m.

  • “So You Think You Can Dance,” Fox (season 12 premiere)
  • “NBA Slam Funk,” Disney XD (3 specials airing June 1, 2, 3; funny moments from NBA players on and off the court)
  • “Junk Gypsies,” GAC (season premiere)

8 p.m.

  • “Devious Maids,” Lifetime (season 3 premiere)
  • “The Lion’s Mouth Opens,” HBO (doc premiere; filmmaker and actress Marianna Palka tries to find out if she has inherited Huntington’s Disease from her father)

9 p.m.

  • “The Whispers,” ABC (series premiere; something is compelling kids to do dangerous, deadly things)
  • “UnREAL,” Lifetime (series premiere; fictitious behind-the-scenes look into a dating competition program)

 

Tuesday, June 2

7 p.m.

  • “Pretty Little Liars,” ABC Family (season 6 premiere)
  • “If You Build It,” PBS World (“American Reframed” doc premiere; educators-designers-activists head to the poorest county in North Carolina; check local listings)

8 p.m.

  • “Stitchers,” ABC Family (series premiere; government agency recruits woman to be stitched into minds of recently deceased to solve crimes)
  • “Chrisley Knows Best,” USA (season 3 premiere)
  • “Southern Fried Homicide,” Investigation Discovery (season 3 premiere; 2nd ep at 9 p.m.)

9 p.m.

  • “Royal Pains,” USA (season 7 premiere)
  • “Secrets and Wives,” Bravo (series premiere; longtime girlfriends who grew up on Long Island)

Wednesday, June 3

7 p.m.

  • “Melissa & Joey,” ABC Family (season premiere)
  • “Unsung,” TV One (season premiere; profiles include Ike Turner, Otis Redding, Kid ‘n Play)

8 p.m.

  • “Baby Daddy,” ABC Family (season premiere)
  • “Brother vs. Brother,” HGTV (season 3 premiere)
  • “Blood Relatives,” Investigation Discovery (season 4 premiere)

9 p.m.

  • “Girl Code,” MTV (season premiere)
  • “The Perfect Murder,” Investigation Discovery (season 2 premiere)

Thursday, June 4

7 p.m.

  • “Bones,” Fox (season finale)

8 p.m.

  • “Aquarius,” NBC (time period premiere)

9 p.m.

  • “Hannibal,” NBC (season 3 premiere)

Friday, June 5

2:01 a.m.

  • “Sense8,” Netflix (series premiere; 8 people are mysteriously tied together, sharing each other’s experiences as they are being hunted by an unknown group)

9 p.m.

  • “Preach,” Lifetime (series premiere; four female preachers in Ohio)
  • “Catching Monsters,” Discovery (series premiere; finding world’s biggest, most valuable fish)

Saturday, June 6

7 p.m.

  • “Double Daddy,” Lifetime (movie premiere; high school kid gets to girls pregnant)
  • “The Summoning,” TV One (movie premiere; remarried widow summons her first hubby from dead)

8 p.m.

  • “Power,” Starz (season 2 premiere)
  • “Life Story,” Discovery (U.S. premiere; 6-part natural history series)

8:30 p.m.

  • “Branson Taxi,” Reelz (series premiere; family run cab business in Branson, Mo.)

9 p.m.

  • “Tabloid,” Investigation Discovery (season 2 premiere)

Sunday, June 7

7 p.m.

  • “Aerial America: Illinois,” Smithsonian (miniseries finale; the last of the 50 states gets its aerial tour; marathon of episodes featuring previous 49 states begins 1 p.m. June 5)

8 p.m.

  • “Married to Medicine,” Bravo (season 3 premiere)
  • “Botched,” E! (season premiere)
  • “Fat Guys in the Woods,” The Weather Channel (season 2 premiere)
  • “Mummies Alive,” Smithsonian (series premiere; ancient cold cases re-opened)

9 p.m.

  • “Serial Thriller: Angel of Decay,” Investigation Discovery (miniseries premiere; 3-night “Angel of Decay” is first of “Serial Thriller” minis and follows a string of murders of young women in the Pacific Northwest in the 1970s)

Monday, June 8

2 a.m.

  • “Midsomer Murders,” Acorn TV (U.S. premiere of season 17)

7 p.m.

  • “The Fosters,” ABC Family (season premiere)

8 p.m.

  • “Major Crimes,” TNT (season premiere)
  • “Becoming Us,” ABC Family (season premiere)
  • “The Real Housewives of Orange County,” Bravo (season 10 premiere)

9 p.m.

  • “Murder in the First,” TNT (season 2 premiere)
  • “Odd Mom Out,” Bravo (series premiere; author Jill Kargman plays New York mom trying to fit in wealthy mommy clique) See trailer below.

10 p.m.

  • “PaleyFest: Orange is the New Black,” Sundance TV (“Behind the Story with the Paley Center” premiere)

Tuesday, June 9

7 p.m.

  • “Where God Likes to Be,” PBS World (“American Reframed” doc premiere; look at Blackfeet Indian reservation through the eyes of three young people; check local listings)
  • “Phineas and Ferb” marathon, Disney XD, Disney (73-hour marathon leading to “Last Day of Summer” episode at 8 p.m. June 12)

8 p.m.

  • “Hell’s Kitchen,” Fox (season finale)
  • “Sisterhood of Hip Hop,” Oxygen (season 2 premiere)

9 p.m.

  • “Your Family or Mine,” TBS (season finale)
  • “Serial Thriller: Angel of Decay,” Investigation Discovery (miniseries finale)

Wednesday, June 10

7 p.m.

  • “2015 CMT Music Awards,” CMT (special)

8 p.m.

  • “Skin Wars,” GSN (season 2 premiere)

8:30 p.m.

  • “Player Gets Played,” Oxygen (series premiere; women get revenge on their cheating boyfriends)

Thursday, June 11

7 p.m.

  • “Beauty and the Beast,” CW (season 3 premiere)

9 p.m.

  • “Women in Prison,” Investigation Discovery (3-episode docuseries premiere; real-life unlikely convicts)

10 p.m.

  • “The Josh Wolf Show,” CMT (late-night premiere; topical comedy show)

Friday, June 12

2:01 a.m.

  • “Orange is the New Black,” Netflix (season 3 premiere)

7 p.m.

  • “Defiance,” Syfy (season 3 premiere)

8:30 p.m.

  • “Comedy Salute to the Troops 2015,” CMT (special)

9 p.m.

  • “Dark Matter,” Syfy (series premiere; strangers wake up on a space ship unaware of who they or their shipmates are)
  • “Hit Record On TV with Joseph Gordon-Levitt,” Pivot (season 2 premiere)
  • “Facing Evil with Candice DeLong,” Investigation Discovery (season 5 premiere; 2nd ep at 9:30 p.m.)

9:30 p.m.

  • “Secret Lives of Americans,” Pivot (series premiere; people tell loved ones their secrets)

Saturday, June 13

5 p.m.

  • “Urban Cowboy: The Rise and Fall of Gilleys,” CMT (doc premiere; a look at the bar and honky-tonk music that inspired “Urban Cowboy” to coincide with film’s 35th anniversary)

9 p.m.

  • “Jonathan Strange & Mr Norrell,” BBC America (7-part miniseries premiere; two magicians challenge each other during Napoleonic Wars)

10 p.m.

  • “Jeff Ross Roasts Criminals: Live at Brazos County Jail,” Comedy Central (special)

Sunday, June 14

7 p.m.

  • “My Million Dollar Invention,” Smithsonian (series premiere; major innovations and the inventors who imagined them)
  • “The Hunt for Ted Bundy,” Investigation Discovery (doc premiere)

8 p.m.

  • “Mother Funders,” Bravo (series premiere; following the Parent Teacher Organization in Locust Grove, Ga.)

9 p.m.

  • “Deadline: Crime with Tamron Hall,” Investigation Discovery (season 3 premiere)
June TV premieres

Meyer Lansky (Ian Bell, from left), Bugsy Siegel (John Stewart Jr.), Lucky Luciano (Rich Graff), Frank Costello (Anthony DiCarlo) and Vito Genovese (Craig Rivela) in “Making of the Mob: New York” on AMC. (Lawrence French/AMC)

Monday, June 15

8 p.m.

  • “Nate Ruess: Uncovered,” Fuse (special; fun. frontman sits down for intervbiew before release of his solo album)

9 p.m.

  • “Making of the Mob: New York,” AMC (limited series premiere; the story of the rise of the mob in America through dramatic scenes, archival footage, new interviews and groundbreaking visual effects)
  • “Over My Dead Body,” Investigation Discovery (series premiere; first-person accounts by and reenactments of women who turned tables on their attackers)

10 p.m.

  • “PaleyFest: Masters of Sex,” Sundance TV (“Behind the Story with the Paley Center” premiere)

Tuesday, June 16

7 p.m.

  • “By the River of Babylon: An Elegy for South Louisiana,” PBS World (“American Reframed” doc premiere; area’s disappearing culture and environment; check local listings)

8 p.m.

  • “Rizzoli & Isles,” TNT (season premiere)
  • “Counting Cars,” History (season premiere)

9 p.m.

  • “Tyrant,” FX (season 2 premiere)
  • “Proof,” TNT (series premiere; doctor tries to learn if there is life after death)
  • “Clipped,” TBS (series premiere; former classmates from different cliques work together in Boston barbershop)
  • “Cry Wolfe,” Investigation Discovery (season 2 premiere; 2nd ep at 9:30 p.m.)
  • “Leepu and Pitbull,” History (series premiere; team tricks out cars)

Wednesday, June 17

8:30 p.m.

  • “Duck Commander: Making the Musical,” A&E (“Duck Dynasty” special)

10 p.m.

  • “Deutschland 83,” Sundance TV (series premiere; 8-part German coming-of-age spy thriller)

Thursday, June 18

7 p.m.

  • “Astronaut Wives Club,” ABC (series premiere; seven wives of early astronauts see lives transformed)

8 p.m.

  • “Mistresses,” ABC (season 3 premiere)
  • “Complications,” USA (2-hour series premiere; doctor gets involved in drive-by shooting)
  • “Mountain Men,” History (season premiere)

9 p.m.

  • “Alone,” History (series premiere; survival reality show where subjects film themselves)

Friday, June 19

8 p.m.

  • “Killjoys,” Syfy (series premiere; space bounty hunters)

9 p.m.

  • “CollegeHumor’s Comedy Music Hall of Fame,” IFC & collegehumor.com (special; celebration of comic music)

Saturday, June 20

7 p.m.

  • “A Deadly Adoption,” Lifetime (movie; Will Ferrell and Kristen Wiig star as a couple taking care of pregnant girl with hopes of adopting the baby when it is born)

9 p.m.

  • “HelloBeautiful Interludes Live: Johnny GIll,” TV One (special; New Edition singer’s solo concert)
  • “Outrageous Acts of Science,” Science Channel (season premiere)

 

Sunday, June 21

2 p.m.

  • “20 Awesomest Fantasy Dads,” Fuse (music video countdown special; music world’s most famous dads)

6 p.m.

  • “Rise: The Promise of My Brother’s Keeper,” Discovery (special; President Obama’s My Brother’s Keeper initiative)

7 p.m.

  • “Celebrity Family Feud,” ABC (series premiere; game show)

8 p.m.

  • “True Detective,” HBO (season 2 premiere)
  • The Last Ship,” TNT (season 2 premiere)
  • “Poldark,” PBS (“Masterpiece” premiere; Captain Ross Poldark returns from the Revolutionary War to a Cornwall home in shambles) See trailer above.
  • “BattleBots,” ABC (series premiere; robots fight)
  • “The 74th Annual Peabody Awards,” Pivot (special)
  • “Big Crazy Family Adventure,” Travel (series premiere; Kirkby family travels from British Columbia home to Ladakh, India via every mode of transportation except airplane)

9 p.m.

  • “Ballers,” HBO (series premiere; former NFL pro mentors current pros in comedy) See trailer below.
  • “The Crimson Field,” PBS (“Masterpiece” premiere; English field nurses get by in WWI France)

9:30 p.m.

  • “The Brink,” HBO (series premiere; dark political comedy)

Monday, June 22

8 p.m.

  • “Requiem for the Dead: American Spring 2014,” HBO (doc premiere; look at victims of gun violence in America)

9 p.m.

  • “Forged in Fire,” History (series premiere; blacksmiths create history’s most iconic weapons in competition series)

Tuesday, June 23

7 p.m.

  • “WWE Tough Enough,” USA (series premiere; wrasslin’)
  • “A Self-Made Man,” PBS World (“American Reframed” doc premiere; transitioned man helps young people deal with gender identity issues; check local listings)

8 p.m.

  • “Extreme Weight Loss: Love Can’t Wait,” ABC (3-episode companion to “Extreme Weight Loss”)

9 p.m.

  • “Leepu & Pitbull,” History (series premiere; mechanic and car designer team up to make amazing rides)

9:30 p.m.

  • “Another Period,” Comedy Central (series premiere; Gilded Age satire)

Wednesday, June 24

7 p.m.

  • “Big Brother,” CBS (season 17 premiere, part 1)

8 p.m.

  • “Suits,” USA (season 5 premiere)
  • “First Peoples,” PBS (series premiere; a look at the first people to arrive on each continent, beginnings with “Americas” followed at 9 p.m. by “Africa”)

8:30 p.m.

  • “Duck Dynasty,” A&E (season premiere)

9 p.m.

  • “Mr. Robot,” USA (series premiere; cyber-security engineer joins underground hacker group)
  • “Country Buck$,” A&E (season premiere)

Thursday, June 25

7 p.m.

  • “Big Brother,” CBS (season 17 premiere, part 2)
  • “Boom!” Fox (series premiere; challenges teams of three players to defuse a series of ticking slime-bombs)

8 p.m.

  • “Under the Dome,” CBS (season 2 premiere)
  • “Graceland,” USA (season 3 premiere)
  • “Beyond Scared Straight,” A&E (final season premiere)

9 p.m.

  • “Rookie Blue,” ABC (season 5 premiere)
  • “Complications,” USA (time period premiere)
  • “The Comedians,” FX (season finale)
  • “American Takedown,” A&E (doc series premiere; behind-the-scenes look at specialized police teams)

10 p.m.

  • “Big Brother After Dark,” POP (season premiere)

Friday, June 26

2:01 a.m.

  • “What Happened, Miss Simone,” Netflix (doc premiere; Nina Simone tells her story via never-before-heard audio taps)

7 p.m.

  • “Teen Beach 2,” Disney (movie premiere; surf-and-song sequel to “Teen Beach Movie”)

9 p.m.

  • “Lisa Lampanelli: Back to the Drawing Board,” EPIX (standup special)

9:30 p.m.

  • “Best Friends Whenever,” Disney (series premiere; bestie gain power to travel back and forth in time)

Saturday, June 27

7 p.m.

  • “Will to Love,” TV One (movie; 30-something heir must find a wife before his grandfather passes away)

8 p.m.

  • “Mega Berg,” Discovery (special; team goes to Arctic to investigate icebergs)

Sunday, June 28

9 p.m.

  • “Falling Skies,” TNT (final season premiere)

Monday, June 29

8 p.m.

  • “Larry Kramer in Love & Anger,” HBO (doc premiere; look at the AIDS activist)

9 p.m.

  • “Teen Wolf,” MTV (season premiere, Part 1)

Tuesday, June 30

7 p.m.

  • “Before You Know It,” PBS World (“American Reframed” doc premiere; active gay senior citizens; check local listings)

8 p.m.

  • “Zoo,” CBS (series premiere; violent animal attacks escalate around the world)
  • “Teen Wolf,” MTV (season premiere, Part 2)
  • “1913: Seeds of Conflict,” PBS (doc premiere; explores history of Palestine during the latter part of the Ottoman Empire, a time of relative harmony between Arabs and Jews) See video teaser below.

9 p.m.

  • “Scream,” MTV (series premiere; based on the movie franchise)
  • “Watt’s World,” Travel (series premiere; journalist Nick Watts travels the world to uncover interesting stories)

11:30 p.m.

  • “The Meltdown with Jonah and Kumail,” Comedy Central (season 2 premiere)