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1. Dwayne Johnson hosts the reality series “The Hero.” Photo: TNT 2. “The Fosters” is a new drama series about a foster family. Photo: ABC Family 3. Jeffrey Dean Morgan stars on “Magic City,” which is returning for a second season. Photo: Starz 4. Bo Burnham is the titular character in the new comedy “Zach Stone is Gonna Be Famous.” Photo: MTV 5. Sasha Alexander and Angie Harmon star in “Rizzoli & Isles.” Photo: TNT 6. Amy Bruni is back with the team as “Ghost Hunters” returns. Photo: Syfy 7. “The Newsroom” stars Jeff Daniels. Photo: HBO 8. Aaron Tveit and Daniel Sunjata star in the new series “Graceland.” Photo: USA 9. Bryan Cranston stars as “Breaking Bad” enters its final season. Photo: AMC 10. The new comedy “Family Tools” features Kyle Bornheimer. Photo: ABC
TV Preview

Summer in bloom

As the 2012-13 TV season winds down, many series are just getting started for the summer. Here is a list of upcoming TV premieres, according to information released by the networks.

Descriptions are provided with new series, which are listed in red. Times and dates are subject to change.


“Warehouse 13,” 10 p.m. on Syfy


“Weird or What?”, 9 p.m. on Syfy – William Shatner hosts a show that features attempts to explain strange stories.


“Family Tools,” 8:30 p.m. on ABC – The comedy features a man taking over his family’s handyman business.


“The Show With Vinny,” 10 p.m. on MTV – “Jersey Shore” veteran Vinny Guadagnino gets his own talk show.

“Zach Stone Is Gonna Be Famous,” 10:30 p.m. on MTV – The comedy follows a teen trying to become famous.


“Merlin,” 10 p.m. on Syfy

May 6

“Newlyweds: The First Year,” 10 p.m. on Bravo – Reality series following couples through the first year of marriage.

May 9

“Small Town Security,” 10 p.m. on AMC

May 14

“So You Think You Can Dance,” 8 p.m. on Fox

May 20

“The Goodwin Games,” 8:30 on Fox – Siblings try to follow their father’s wishes so they can inherit his money in this comedy.

May 22

“MasterChef,” 8 p.m. on Fox

May 23

“Toxic Office: Does Someone Have to Go?”, 9 p.m. on Fox – Frustrated employees are given a chance to steer their companies in this reality series.

“Save Me,” 8 p.m. on NBC – A comedy starring Anne Heche as a mother.

“Rookie Blue,” 10 p.m. on ABC

May 27

“The Bachelorette,” 8 p.m. on ABC

“The Glades,” 9 p.m. on A&E

“Longmire,” 10 p.m. on A&E

May 29

“Melissa & Joey,” 8 p.m. on ABC Family

“Baby Daddy,” 8:30 p.m. on ABC Family

“Dancing Fools,” 9 p.m. on ABC Family – This clip show features videos of unusual dancing for the chance to win a prize.

June 2

“The Killing,” 8 p.m. on AMC

“Keeping Up With the Kardashians,” 9 p.m. on E!

June 3

“The Fosters,” 9 p.m. on ABC Family – A drama series following a mix of foster children being raised by two mothers.

“Teen Wolf,” 10 p.m. on MTV

“Mistresses,” 10 p.m. on ABC – Four women balance turbulent personal lives in this soap.

June 4

“America’s Got Talent,” 9 p.m. on NBC

June 6

“The Hero,” 8 p.m. on TNT – Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson mentors contestants as they complete challenges for a chance at $1 million.

“72 Hours,” 9 p.m. on TNT – Teams are dropped into the wilderness with nothing but a bottle of water and have to find a briefcase full of cash.

“Burn Notice,” 9 p.m. on USA

“Graceland,” 10 p.m. on USA – A group of undercover agents from different agencies live under one roof in this drama.

June 7

“Continuum,” 10 p.m. on Syfy

June 8

“Sinbad,” 9 p.m. on Syfy – The titular sailor seeks to rid himself of a curse.

“Primeval: New World,” 10 p.m. on Syfy – The sci-fi series follows a team of scientists battling monsters.

June 9

“HGTV Star” (formerly “Design Star”), 8 p.m. on HGTV

“Falling Skies,” 9 p.m. on TNT

June 10

“Switched at Birth,” 8 p.m. on ABC Family

“Major Crimes,” 9 p.m. on TNT

“King & Maxwell,” 10 p.m. on TNT – Drama follows investigators based on the characters of novelist David Baldacci.

June 11

“Pretty Little Liars,” 8 p.m. on ABC Family

“Twisted,” 9 p.m. on ABC Family – Mystery series centered on a teenage suspect.

June 12

“Royal Pains,” 9 p.m. on USA

“Necessary Roughness,” 10 p.m. on USA

“Ghost Hunters,” 9 p.m. on Syfy

June 13

“Sullivan & Son,” 10 p.m. on TBS

June 14

“Magic City,” 9 p.m. on Starz

June 16

“True Blood,” 9 p.m. on HBO

June 19

“Franklin & Bash,” 9 p.m. on TNT

June 23

“Devious Maids,” 10 p.m. on Lifetime – Comedy-drama series from “Desperate Housewives” boss Marc Cherry.

“Copper,” 10 p.m. on BBC America

June 24

“Under the Dome,” 10 p.m. on CBS – Drama series based on the best-selling Stephen King novel.

June 25

“Rizzoli & Isles,” 9 p.m. on TNT

“Perception,” 10 p.m. on TNT

June 26

“Big Brother,” 9 p.m. on CBS

June 30

“Dexter,” 9 p.m. on Showtime

July 1

“American Ninja Warrior,” 8 p.m. on NBC

July 8

“Get Out Alive With Bear Grylls,” 9 p.m. on NBC – The survivalist/adventurer hosts an extreme competition series.

July 10

“Camp,” 10 p.m. on NBC – Drama following characters at a summer camp.

July 14

“The Newsroom,” 10 p.m. on HBO

July 16

“Whose Line Is It Anyway?”, 8 p.m. on The CW – Aisha Tyler hosts a new version of the improv show.

“Perfect Score,” 9 p.m. on The CW – Dating game show.

“Covert Affairs,” 9 p.m. on USA

“Suits,” 10 p.m. on USA

July 28

“Unforgettable,” 9 p.m. on CBS

July 29

“Breaking Pointe,” 9 p.m. on The CW

July 31

“The Hunt,” 9 p.m. on The CW – Reality competition with teams surviving in the wilderness.

Aug. 3

“Hell on Wheels,” 9 p.m. on AMC

Aug. 11

“Breaking Bad,” 9 p.m. on AMC