Premieres: Wednesday, May 29 at 8:30/7:30c
Where We Left Off: The love triangle came to a head when Danny, who's been in love with Riley for years, watched as Riley and Ben shared a romantic dance.
What's Next: While nothing happened during the dance, Riley admits she's back in love with Ben and Danny has quickly moved on with a sexy new girlfriend. Also, get excited for a Kyle XY reunion as star Jean-Luc Bilodeau reunites with former co-star Matt Dallas, who plays a love interest for Riley and makes both Danny and Ben realize what they're missing.
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Breaking Bad (AMC)
Premieres: Sunday, Aug. 11 at 9/8c
Where We Left Off: After a train robbery led to the death of an innocent child, Jesse and Mike both plan to exit the meth-making business to Walt's chagrin. (Walt later kills Mike after a confrontation.) After whacking the remaining men who could tie Walt to Gus Fring and making millions selling his product in the Czech Republic, Walt tells Skyler he's quitting. But Hank finds evidence that proves that Walt is the elusive Heisenberg.
What's Next: Will Hank nail Walt? Or will Walt's cancer get him first? And how does Walt end up in that flash-forward with a beard and a machine gun in his trunk? Creator Vince Gilligan promises complete resolution to all the dangling threads in the final episodes, which he says is a non-stop race to the finish. Gilligan also describes the finale as "victorious." Happy ending after all?
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Burn Notice (USA)
Premieres: Thursday, June 6 and 9/8c
Where We Left Off: After Michael found out this his CIA mentor and now-boss Tom Card (John C. McGinley) actually put a hit on Michael and the crew, Michael shoots him and becomes an enemy of the United States. After a long manhunt, he is able to clear his name as well as Fiona, Sam, Jesse and Mama Westin, but only by making a deal with the CIA that Fiona was none too pleased about.
What's Next: The final season premiere takes place nine months after Michael’s fateful death and life will look very different for everyone. Under the instruction of a new CIA official (Jack Coleman), Michael is months deep into an undercover mission in the Dominican Republic to take down new big bad Burke (Adrian Pasdar). Back in Miami, Sam is enjoying living full poolside as a full-time boyfriend, Jesse has a fancy new job and Fiona has a new equally trigger-happy boyfriend. Broken up for months, the team doesn’t hesitate to help when they find out the long-gone Michael is in trouble.
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Covert Affairs (USA)
Premieres: Tuesday, July 16 at 9/8c
Where We Left Off: No more will-they-won't-they. Annie and Auggie finally have their "talk," aka they kiss! On the professional front, after rescuing Eyal and tracking down Khalid, Annie initially rejects a mission from a fresh-out-of-prison Henry, but promptly changes her mind once he hands her the file.
What's Next: What's in the box file? It "definitely could" have something to do with the declassification of Jai's mission that led to his murder, co-creators Chris Ord and Matt Corman tease. CSI: NY's Hill Harper will be a new series regular, playing a young CIA station chief in Latin America with his sights set on Washington — but he has questionable motives. Bionic Woman star Michelle Ryan will also recur as Teresa Hamilton, a CIA operative with a shadowy past. As for Annie and Auggie, they'll be dating, and their romance will be juxtaposed against Joan and Arthur's own intra-CIA relationship.
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Premieres: Sunday, June 30 at 9/8c
Where We Left Off: With LaGuerta hot on his trail, Dexter lures her to the shipyard in hopes of killing her, but Deb interrupts him. She decides to spare Dexter and shoots LaGuerta dead. Plus: Hannah escapes from prison.
What's Next: Dexter will have his hands full as Deb, who's left the police force, turns to drugs and alcohol to deal with her new status as a murderer. Meanwhile, Dex will have to deal with an on-the-loose Hannah as well as a psychiatrist who specializes in serial killers (guest star Charlotte Rampling). Could we finally figure out why Dexter is the way he is?
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Falling Skies (TNT)
Premieres:Sunday, June 9 at 9/8c
Where We Left Off: 2nd Mass loses two valuable assets in the finale, Dai and Red-Eye, but their deaths aren't nearly as troubling as discovering Hal has been implanted. Unlike Tom's eye-worm that simply collected information, Hal's has actually changed him. Add to that Anne's pregnancy and a new alien race landing on Earth, and it seems like Tom has a lot on his already overloaded plate.
What's Next: Tom has a hard time adjusting to his new role as president, while Ann's new role as mother comes with its own set of complications. In order to fight the Skitters now led by Karen, Tom has decided to work closely with the new aliens, even though he’s still wary of their loyalty. Hal’s own allegiance is in question, though he’s doing everything in his power to fight the probe. Unfortunately for Hal, who's now confined to a wheelchair, there’s not much he can do once he’s asleep. The 2nd Mass’ internal problems continue to pile up when they discover a mole amongst them — and when someone gets too close, they’ll pay with their life.
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Franklin & Bash (TNT)
Premieres: Wednesday, June 19 at 9/8c
Where We Left Off: Jared and Peter help Stanton fend off Jared's father's attempt to buy out Infeld Daniels, even though they learn that he only hired them as a "poison pill" to protect the firm from such a buyout.
What's Next: Heather Locklear joins the cast as Rachel King, a legal heavyweight Stanton hires as a partner after she humiliates Franklin and Bash on national TV. Meanwhile, after a termite extermination gone wrong, the boys move into Infeld's Malibu beach house, where Peter hits on his new neighbor (guest star Nikki Whelan) and where they accidentally reignite a feud between Infeld and one of his celebrity neighbors. Plus: Karp pulls out all the stops to earn a judicial appointment.
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The Glades (A&E)
Premieres: Monday, May 27 at 9/8c
Where We Left Off: Jim and Callie attempt a long-distance relationship after she moved to Atlanta for a new job and to finish medical school. While she studied for her boards, which she passes, Jim's temporary supervisor Jennifer confesses that she has feelings for him. His reaction? He goes to Atlanta to tell Callie that he "can't do this anymore" — and proposes.
What's Next? Yes? No? We won't know when the premiere opens. Caught off-guard by Jim's proposal and believing that she must choose between love and her career, Callie needs to think it over first. But she'll make a decision by the end of the hour. Plus: Marilu Henner and Corbin Bernsen will guest-star as Jim's parents.
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Hot in Cleveland (TVLand)
Premieres: Wednesday, June 19 at 10/9c
Where We Left Off: Emmett asks Victoria to come with her to Morocco, Alec asks Melanie to move in with him, and Joy discovers something uncovers something unsettling about Elka.
What's Next: The second half of Season 4 will launch with a live episode, where we’ll discover just how Joy will handle the Elka situation. Additionally, the series will reunite the cast of The Mary Tyler Moore Show for an episode that sees Elka and Mamie get their bowling league (Cloris Leachman, Valerie Harper and Moore) back together after having a falling out decades ago. Carol Burnett will also guest-star as Victoria’s mother, while Tim Conway will return as Elka’s ex-boyfriend.
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The Killing (AMC)
Premieres:Sunday, June 2 at 8/7c
Where We Left Off: Despite Holder being severely beaten and Linden being sent to a psych ward, the detective duo (finally!) solves Rosie Larsen's murder. Although they receive a call to a new case, Linden let Holder go alone.
What's Next: A year after solving the Larsen case, Linden is now a ferry worker living on an island off the coast of Seattle. But her quiet happiness is disrupted when Holder comes looking for answers after his investigation into a runaway girl leads him to one of Linden's old cases involving a man (guest star Peter Sarsgaard) she (perhaps mistakenly) put away for murder. Elias Koteas also guest-stars as Linden's old partner.
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Premieres: Monday, May 27 at 10/9c
Where We Left Off: Cady discovers the truth that her mother was murdered after Walt had told her she died of cancer. When the body of the man who killed her mother is found in a shallow grave in Denver, Walt comes under scrutiny.
What's Next: Walt will come to terms with the loss of his wife while fighting for re-election against Branch. While Cady searches for answers about her mother’s death, her father’s connection to the death of his wife’s killer may draw Henry into the fold. Plus: A ghost from Vic’s past resurfaces.
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Magic City (Starz)
Premieres: Friday, June 14 at 9/8c
Where We Left Off: Vera closes the deal with CBS to work with the Miramar Playa, Danny and Mercy finally consummate their love, Meg becomes a limited partner with the hotel, Stevie got to live even after his affair with Ben Diamond's wife Lily was discovered, and Ike is arrested for murder and thrown in jail.
What's Next: Ike will make bail and return to the Miramar with an agenda: Get rid of Ben "The Butcher" Diamond. His plan requires that he get in bed with Ben's boss, Chicago mob head Sy Berman, played by new series regular James Caan. Meanwhile, Vera revisits her showgirl past, the Evans boys become even more divided in their loyalties, and the body count will be high this year. Guest stars include Esai Morales as a Cuban freedom fighter, Sherilyn Fenn as a steely madam at one of Ben's brothels, and Jamie Harris as a mob guy from Tampa with a secret past.
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Major Crimes (TNT)
Premieres: Monday, June 10 at 9/8c
Where We Left Off: Capt. Raydor & Co. teamed with the FBI to bring down a sniper. Rusty's abusive father tried to reconnect with his son, but the entire Major Crimes bands together to force Rusty's father to waive his parental rights and make Rusty a ward of the state.
What's Next: Just as Raydor finally gets to good place leading the team, Deputy D.A. Emma Rios (new cast member Nadine Velazquez) threatens to challenge Raydor's guardianship of Rusty. That confrontation gets even more complicated when Rusty receives a threatening letter and Emma demands he be relocated. Meanwhile, Raydor's estranged husband of 25 years (guest star Tom Berenger) returns to L.A. to work as court-appointed attorney.
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Melissa & Joey (ABC Family)
Premieres: Wednesday, May 29 at 8/7c
Where We Left Off: Joe doesn't go through with his wedding to save Russian fling Elena from prison. Instead, Elena leaves him, and Joe and Mel end up together in the honeymoon suite. With champagne and a big ol' bed, the two toast to the future Mrs. Longo still being out there.
What's Next: So maybe they don't get together — yet — but the premiere makes more than one joke about a possible future pairing. The season will also feature fun guest spots with Shannon Elizabeth, Marla Sokoloff and Justin Hartley (as a new love interest for Mel) stopping by. Plus: When Mel is faced with losing Joe to a new job, she gives him a promotion.
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Necessary Roughness (USA)
Premieres: Wednesday, June 12 and 9/8c
Where We Left Off: Dr. Dani’s personal life blows up when her 18-year-old son RayJay runs off with an heiress to Paris, and just as she's about to get back together with Matt, his fling Noelle learns that she was carrying his child. And Dani’s other on-off love Nico quits the Hawks to move to Dallas, only to learn that he's being investigated by the FBI.
What's Next: The good doctor’s professional life will also go up in smoke when the new coach for the New York Hawks fires her. Fortunately, after a mysterious phone call from Nico, Dani is offered a new gig at a high-profile sports management company, V3, headed by Connor McClane (recurring guest star John Stamos) with Once Upon a Time’s David Anders playing Connor’s righthand man.
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The Newsroom (HBO)
Premieres: Sunday, July 13 at 10/9c
Where We Left Off: Will, Mackenzie and Charlie uncover Reese's involvement in a phone-hacking scandal, which gives them leverage over Leona to continue doing the broadcast they want to do. Jim and Maggie finally kiss, but after Don invites Maggie to move in with him, she accepts. Neal uncovers hundreds of death threats against Will.
What's Next: Season 2 will cover the Occupy Wall Street movement and the 2012 presidential election all while telling one ongoing story: Will & Co. fight a wrongful termination lawsuit with the help of litigator Rebecca Halliday (guest star Marcia Gay Harden). Meanwhile, Jim, perhaps reacting to Maggie's continued involvement with Don, will leave the studio to work as an embedded reporter with the Romney campaign.
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Premieres: Tuesday, June 25 at 10/9c
Where We Left Off: Daniel Pierce learns his schizophrenia actually began in college, when he imagined an entire summer relationship with Natalie, who is actually a woman named Caroline he saw at a party but never talked to. But with Caroline's help, Pierce seems to have a better grasp on his disease.
What's Next: Season 2 looks to further explore Pierce's partner, FBI agent Kate Moretti. For starters, her ex-husband Donnie (guest star Scott Wolf), a fast-rising assistant U.S. attorney, transfers back to Chicago with a hidden agenda regarding Kate. After Kate is involved in a shooting, she will be investigated by a federal prosecutor (Kevin Weisman) and will eventually have to open up to her therapist, Dr. Sabina Callen (CCH Pounder).
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Pretty Little Liars (ABC Family)
Premieres: Tuesday, June 11 at 8/7c
Where We Left Off: As the girls finally catch up to Red Coat, they realize that she was in fact their presumed to be their dead best friend Alison. But were the girls hallucinating in the wake of escaping a fire? Elsewhere, Toby wasn't really dead and rekindles things with Spencer. Aria and Ezra don't fare as well and end their relationship. Finally, Mona admits she never knew the identity of who she was working for and, along with the four girls, discovers something shocking in the trunk of Wilden's car.
What's Next: We'll immediately learn what left the girls gasping in the final seconds of the finale and executive producer Oliver Goldstick says that Hanna will suffer the most from the reveal. We'll also meet Alison's mom and learn more about Shana's involvement with Jenna and A. Plus: There's a new hottie in town in the form of a new cop.
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Rizzoli & Isles (TNT)
Premieres: Tuesday, June 25 at 9/8c
Where We Left Off: A building collapses, trapping Frost, Tommy and baby T.J., and Jane and Maura go in to rescue them despite warnings that the structure will collapse more. Everyone makes it out alive, after which Maura tells her birth mother Hope that she's changed her mind and will donate her kidney to her ill half-sister Cailin on the condition that they don't tell her.
What's Next: Prison Break's Amaury Nolasco will recur as Lt. Det. Rafael Martinez, the newly appointed head of the Boston Police Department's drug unit who has a personal and professional history with Jane. Meanwhile, Maura and Cailin start to bond so much that the teen ends up staying with Maura. Oh, and remember Paddy Doyle's little black book from last season? It'll come into play when Jane has to testify against Doyle. It turns out Doyle once worked as an informant for Cavanaugh.
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Royal Pains (USA)
Premieres: Wednesday, June 12 and 9/8c
Where We Left Off: The two-hour winter movie featured not one but two weddings: Evan and Paige, and Divya and Rafa, who elope in Las Vegas. However, by the end of the special, Divya had decided to annul the shotgun wedding and her future with Rafa remains unclear.
What's Next: Evan and Paige will be settling into married life and mulling new career paths, while Divya adjusts to the singlehood post-Rafa. Will new series regular Jeremiah finally make a move after secretly crushing on her last season? Let’s just say HankMed will be plenty busy with a very lucrative new business offer from Hamptons Heritage courtesy of recurring guest, Go On’s Laura Benanti. Also, look for the mystery into Boris’ mysterious death at Shadow Pond to be re-opened as Hank comes into contact with his cousin, Milos (Smallville’s Callum Blue).
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Premieres: Tuesday, July 16 at 10/9c
Where We Left Off: Secret's out! After Rachel confronted Mike about lying to help her get into Harvard, he confesses that he's a "fraud," and they have angry hate sex in the file room. Moments earlier, he was fired and then un-fired by Harvey and Jessica, respectively, after Harvey lost his bet against Jessica, meaning that Pearson will merge with Scottie and Darby's British firm — and Harvey must stay and sign a non-compete.
What's Next: Mike and Rachel won't officially be a couple yet, as she must still come to terms with his lie. The rift and between Mike and Harvey is large as ever, and Louis will play a "major role" in the evolution of that relationship, according to creator Aaron Korsh. After the merger, Harvey will meet his British counterpart, Stephen Huntley (Max Beesley). Oh, and there will be a flashback episode to Mike's and Harvey's lives 10 years prior — where we'll meet Harvey's dad.
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Switched At Birth (ABC Family)
Premieres: Monday, June 10 at 8/7c
Where We Left Off: Bay and Daphne are once again at odds over a guy, but also over the debate about whether or not Carlton should let in hearing students. (A ruling was made that it would be 50/50.) Regina, meanwhile, admits to drinking again and goes to rehab. Finally, Angelo has his baby, which is hard on his biological daughter Bay, but Lana disappears iwith the newborn.
What's Next: For the first time, the show have a season taking place during the summer. The series will also feature a "what if" episode that explores the lives of the Kennish and Vasquez family had Regina not kept the switch a secret all those years ago.
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Teen Wolf (MTV)
Premieres: Monday, June 3 at 10/9c
Where We Left Off: The finale included death for Allison's mean old gramps, a sad breakup for Allison and Scott, and the revelation that a new Alpha pack had made its way into town. And although Jackson died, but then came back to life, it's unlikely he'll be seen again as Colton Haynes has exited the series.
What's Next: The season will begin with a four-month time jump to the start of junior year. Allison and Scott will still be broken up, and Allison has pretty much gone rogue. Elsewhere, we'll learn why some of the werewolves like Jackson have blue eyes and we'll finally meet Derek's family.
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True Blood (HBO)
Premieres: Sunday, June 16 at 9/8c
Where We Left Off: Bill drinks Lilith’s blood and explodes before rising from his own blood pool as a seemingly feral vampire ready to attack Eric and Sookie. Elsewhere, Maurella delivers her faerie triplets, Luna apparently dies after saving Emma, Alcide takes over the pack, and Pam and Tara share a sexy smooch.
What's Next: With the Authority in flames and TruBlood in short supply, Louisiana has declared war against the vampires. Bills comes to terms with his newfound powers after being reincarnated while Sookie and Jason prepare themselves for an encounter with the killer of their parents: The mysterious and ancient Warlow. Sookie also finds a new love interest in a faerie played by Rob Kazinsky. Other new castmembers include Rutger Hauer, Luke Grimes, Arliss Howard, Jurenee Smolleett, Karolina Wydra and Amelia Rose Blaire, while Anna Camp will reprise her role as Sarah Newlin.
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Premieres: Sunday, July 28 at 9/8c
Where We Left Off: Carrie is convinced that new suspect Sam Rhodes, who's in custody for another murder, killed her sister Rachel, but he helps piece together her memory from that night that proves otherwise and leads her to another suspect, Todd Sadler. Carrie shoots a fleeing Todd before she could confirm that he killed Rachel, but she later gets a new memory — a white RV with green stripes — from the night of Rachel's death.
What's Next: Carrie will pursue her new unlocked memory and try to locate the van. And if you remember the Season 1 cast, you better forget about them soon. Michael Gaston, Kevin Rankin and Daya Vaidya are all gone, but joining the cast are Dallas Roberts as Eliot, the head of the Major Cases Section; James Laio as Jay, a detective who specializes in technical subjects; and Tawny Cypress as Murray, a former decorated FBI agent.
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