Premiered: Sunday, March 10 at 9/8c
Where We Left Off: Season 6 ended with a major cliff-hanger: A plane carrying half the cast may or may not have crashed en route to Afghanistan.
What's Next: Star Kim Delaney isn't returning for Season 7. The death of her character, Claudia Joy Holden, was confirmed in the season premiere — and she might not be the only casualty this season. Sally Pressman and Sterling K. Brown will reprise their characters in recurring roles, and three new characters will be introduced, including a mother of three played by singer-actress Ashanti. Brooke Shields will also guest-star midway through the season as an Air Force pilot.
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Arrested Development (Netflix)
Where We Left Off: Lindsay found out that she's actually a Sitwell (and 40!), Gob's secret Christian girlfriend was exposed as Ann "Her?" Veal, and Annyong was revealed to be a revenge-seeking informant for the SEC, set to take down the Bluths. Michael and George Michael decided to abandon the rest of the family troubles for Cabo, only to find themselves with George Sr. Meanwhile, Maeby and her agent tried to sell the Bluths' story to Ron Howard.
What's Next: To coordinate the busy schedules of Arrested's stars, each episode of Season 4 will focus on an individual member of the Bluth family. (Though the stories will also overlap and intersect with one another.) Most of the series' recurring characters will return (Barry Zuckerkorn, Bob Loblaw, Kitty, Lucille 2, Gene Parmesan, Carl Weathers!), but you can also expect some new faces, including John Slattery, Seth Rogen and Kristen Wiig.
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The Big C (Showtime)
Premieres: Monday, April 29 at 10/9c
Where We Left Off: After her tropical-themed heart-to-heart with fisherman Angel, Cathy revealed that she had received bad news from her doctor: Her tumors were growing. And the news came just as Paul had asked for a divorce. The afterlife has to got to be better than this, right?
What's Next: It turns out that Angel was not some exotic fisherman, but a paramedic trying to save Cathy before she underwent major surgery. Post-surgery, Cathy will re-examine her decision to undergo more chemo as her pain and depression worsen. Much change is ahead in the final season as Cathy decides to quit her job, Paul's new career heats up, Andrea heads to college and Adam prepares to get his driver's license. Fortunately, Cathy has a therapist (special guest star Kathy Najimy) to turn to.
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The Client List (Lifetime)
Premiered: Sunday, March 10 at 10/9c
Where We Left Off: Riley, who was left in charge of The Rub while Georgia's on vacation, was (almost) caught red-handed. After she headed back to the parlor at night to retrieve her little black book, she accidentally set off the security alarm and came face-to-face with her estranged hubby Kyle as cops pulled up.
What's Next: Kyle, not Riley, gets arrested for stealing a truck, but Riley is not out of the woods yet: Detectives believe that Riley has information that would help in their investigation. Kyle's legal woes also place a burden on Riley's blossoming relationship with Evan, who accepts a dangerous new job to help Riley financially. On the work front, Riley makes new hires, one of whom Selena does not trust.
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Doctor Who (BBC America)
Premieres: Saturday, March 30, 8/7c
Where We Left Off: The alien time-traveler known as The Doctor bid a tearful adieu to his companions The Ponds and came face-to-face with the mystery of Clara Oswald, the woman who has died twice and is destined to be his new companion.
What's Next: Clara finally joins the Doctor in her official capacity as companion, and for their first adventure they'll speed around London and meet a new monster: the Spoonheads! New Cybermen and Ice Warriors will give the duo a hard time, and by the end of eight episodes, the Time Lord's greatest secret will finally be revealed. Guest stars include Dame Diana Rigg, Warwick Davis and Dougray Scott. Neil Gaiman returns to write an episode, which he teases is about identity, responsibility and "porridge."
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The Game (BET)
Premieres: Tuesday, March 26, 10/9c
Where We Left Off: Jason and Chardonnay married and became the co-owners of Spadonnay, while Malik split from Jenna. Tasha fell in love with Pookie, only to have her ex-flame Rick Fox pop up. Derwin returned the favor to Melanie and spent the off-season with her in Washington, D.C., where she had relocated to go to medical school — aka the career she gave up to support his football career in San Diego.
What's Next: Tia Mowry-Hardict and Pooch Hall are not returning and will be replaced by Lauren London and Jay Ellis. But Hall will be in one episode to conclude Derwin's story line, in which the Sabers send him to Baltimore in a draft trade for Bryce "Blueprint" Westbrook (Ellis). London will play Keira Whitaker, a former child actress. Elsewhere, Tasha will have to choose between Pookie and Rick; Jason won't be able to leave the work at home during his and Chardonnay's honeymoon; and Malik will struggle to maintain his sobriety.
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Game of Thrones (HBO)
Premieres: Sunday, March 31 at 9/8c
Where We Left Off: After the triumph over Stannis at Blackwater, King Joffrey broke his betrothal to Sansa and became engaged to Margaery Tyrell instead, while his uncle Tyrion lost his position as Hand of the King to Tywin Lannister. Meanwhile, Robb Stark wed Lady Talisa despite his arranged marriage to another; Theon Greyjoy was betrayed by his men; Jon Snow killed Qorin Halfhand; Brienne escorted Jaime Lannister to King's Landing; Arya escaped Harrenhal and Daenerys reunited with her dragons.
What's Next: The King Beyond the Wall Mance Rayder leads the wildings and Jon Snow towards Westeros, and across the Narrow Sea, Daenerys goes to Slaver's Bay to find help for her quest to take back the Iron Throne. Meanwhile, Sansa (finally!) makes new friends; Robb and Catelyn must deal with the consequence of his breaking his word; Brienne and Jaime have a reversal of fortune; and Arya encounters someone on her hit list. Oh, we'll also find out Theon's grim fate and a fan favorite will surely die. Seven hells!
Add to Watchlist: Game of Thrones
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Premiered: Friday, March 8 at 9/8c
Where We Left Off: Nick the Grimm found out that his girlfriend Juliette (she of the spotty memory) has the hots for his boss, Capt. Renard, who is hot on the trail of the mysterious key that Nick inherited from his late aunt.
What's Next: Nick and the captain come to blows over Juliette, and Rosalee returns to the spice shop to lend her spellcasting expertise to treat the weird love triangle. While Juliette struggles to recover her memories and what they mean, Rosalee will turn to Nick & Co. for help with an unethical defense attorney. The gang will also encounter a super-creepy Wesen based on the Mr. Sandman legend, and Adalind the ex-Hexenbiest receives some unexpected news that could make her a bigger player in the Wesen world.
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Mad Men (AMC)
Premieres: Sunday, April 7 at 9/8c
Where We Left Off: Sterling Cooper Draper Pryce landed the Jaguar account, but not without personal sacrifice. (Joan agreed to sleep with the client to get a partnership; Lane, who brought Jaguar into the agency, hanged himself after Don learned of his embezzlement.) Peggy left SCDP to work for Don's rival Ted Chaough, and Don finally gave into Megan's dream of acting by getting her a role in a commercial.
What's Next: Fear not, creator Matt Weiner insists that Peggy will still be on the show. But will she find success in her new venture? Meanwhile, look for Don to go on a Hawaiian vacation. Will it serve as a respite the way his trips to California used to? Perhaps. After all, Wiener suggests viewers pay attention this line from the two-hour premiere: "People will do almost anything to alleviate anxiety."
Add to Watchlist: Mad Men
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Men at Work (TBS)
Premieres: Thursday, April 4 at 10/9c
Where We Left Off: After discovering that his girlfriend Lisa was cheating on him, Milo ended the relationship and went into rebound mode (aka, he did a decathlon). However, midway through the competition, Lisa showed up to apologize for her indiscretions and begged Milo to take her back. They shared a kiss, but Milo told the guys that they were dunzo.
What's Next: Breathe easy, Lisa haters! She and Milo did not get back together after all. Milo will hit the dating scene quickly, just as Neal (finally!) takes a stand against his controlling family. Keep an eye out for plenty of familiar faces, including the return of J.K. Simmons, and guest spots by Jason Lee as an annoying co-worker and Mark-Paul Gosselaar as Amy's ex. Plus: Tyler gets a new love interest (One Tree Hill's Bethany Joy Lenz), who comes with plenty of baggage, including a baby and an ex-husband (Southland's Ben McKenzie).
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Nurse Jackie (Showtime)
Premieres: Sunday, April 14 at 9/8c
Where We Left Off: After Dr. Cruz fired Jackie from the hospital, she decided to pull Grace from school, where she has been unhappy. But when O'Hara went into labor, Jackie returned to the hospital, where she saw Cruz's son Charlie (who is also Jackie's friend from rehab) being brought in after an overdose. Cruz and Jackie were unable to revive him.
What's Next: As Jackie continues to stay sober this season, she may move on from her divorce with a cop (Rescue Me's Adam Ferrera) who takes an interest in her. Both Jackie and Akalitus will be back at the hospital, but we'll also meet two new doctors: Morris Chestnut plays Dr. Ike Prentiss, a former Army medic who is named Chief of the ER and Betty Gilpin plays Dr. Carrie Roman, whose first meeting with Dr. Cooper doesn't go so well.
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Premieres: Monday, March 25 at 10/9c
Where We Left Off:With the entire (living) Matheson clan reunited, the family had little time to catch up. That's because Bass went off the rails and issued a kill order on his former BFF Miles. (And thanks to the pendant, Monroe now has armed helicopters chasing them down!) Meanwhile, somewhere in his secret lair, Randall plotted, while poor Grace was still being held hostage.
What's Next: The revolution will actually begin! And while the gang starts rallying against Bass, they'll begin exploring the world outside the Monroe Republic. Also, expect the reason behind the blackout to be explained far sooner than you'd think. Unfortunately, one of our motley crew won't live long enough to see the reveal.
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The Secret Life of the American Teenager (ABC Family)
Premieres: Monday, March 18 at 8/7c
Where We Left Off: Jack's life hung in the balance as he remained in a coma after getting beaten up. Meanwhile, Ricky and Amy wrestled with their engagement, as Ricky began to wonder if Amy really wanted to walk down the aisle, especially after received early acceptance to a college in New York.
What's Next: Although the gang prepares to say goodbye as the show comes to a close, the tagline for the final episodes reads "Together Forever." Could that have something to do with Amy buying a wedding dress when the series returns? Will she and Ricky ultimately end up together or will Amy reunite with first boyfriend Ben? Hmm, both of them did get into the same college…
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Premieres: Sunday, April 14 at 10/9c
Where We Left Off: Selina visited Ohio to endorse a candidate for governor, but because of her abysmal approval rating, he doesn't want her endorsement. Hoping to capitalize on Selina's emotional reaction, Mike and Amy schedule a televised interview, but the press quickly discovers that the VP's tears were manufactured. Don't they know there's no crying in politics?
What's Next: Selina's ineptitude will no doubt continue, but her blunders will go global. Meyer will make several trips abroad, and creator and executive producer Armando Iannucci promises that the VP will also get closer to the president this season. But not without bumping heads with one of POTUS' senior strategists (Gary Cole). Plus: Prepare to meet Gary's girlfriend and Amy's family and to learn more about Selina's ex-husband.
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Warehouse 13 (Syfy)
Premieres: Monday, April 29 at 10/9c
Where We Left Off: After learning the Astrolabe has created an evil side of Artie's personality — which killed Leena — the team was unable to stop him breaking the container of the Chinese orchid and releasing a deadly "Sweating Sickness" on the world.
What's Next: First things first, Pete, Myka & Co. must find a way to stop the deadliest pandemic since the Dark Ages — all while battling symptoms themselves. As the team mourns the loss of Leena, new characters will fill the void. Polly Walker will play Charlotte Dupres, a historian who may know more about the Warehouse than she lets on. Later in the season, Kelly Hu joins the cast as Abigail Cho, a protege of CCH Pounder's Mrs. Frederic. Plus: A new big bad is coming!
Add to Watchlist: Warehouse 13
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