Summer TV Preview: what to watch this summer

Arrested Development Season 4
When: Sunday, May 26
Where to Watch: Netflix
The Ron Howard-narrated short lived series returns this summer with a fourth season. The show has become a cult classic since it was cancelled in 2006 and has gained a following of fans anticipating its return on the small and big screen. Fifteen new episodes of the series will be released on May 26 at 12:01 a.m. PT, 2 a.m. CT.

Breaking Bad Season 5, Part 2
When: Sunday, August 11
Where to Watch: AMC
Five years after viewers met the hard-working high school chemistry teacher Walter White, the critically-acclaimed drama Breaking Bad series finale premieres this summer. Fans and television critics have speculated over part two of season five and what will come of the cliffhanger in episode 4. Part two premieres on AMC Aug. 11.

Dexter Season 8 Series Finale
When: Sunday, June 30
Where to Watch: Showtime, Amazon
Showtime’s series following television’s favorite serial killer, Dexter Morgan, will conclude on June 30. The possibility of a ninth season was rumored until Showtime announced on the show’s Facebook page that its eighth season would be its last. Showtime released a sneak peek clip promoting “Dexter: The Final Season.” Season 8 will premiere on June 30 at 9 p.m. ET, 8 p.m. CT.

The Newsroom Season 2
When: Sunday, July 14
Where to Watch: HBO
Aaron Sorkin’s new series about a fictional television newsroom premieres its second season this summer. The series’ storyline features actual important news stories such as the BP oil spill, the death of Osama bin Laden and the debt ceiling. The second series premieres on June 30 at 10 p.m. ET, 9 p.m. CT.

Whose Line Is It Anyway? Return
When: Tuesday, July 16
Where to Watch: The CW
The popular improv comedy show will return with the original hit cast. Ryan Stiles, Wayne Brady and Colin Mochrie. The show will also have a special guest each week. The show’s new host will be Aisha Tyler and will premiere on July 16 at 8 p.m. ET, 7 p.m. CT.

True Blood Season 6
When: Sunday, June 16
Where to Watch: HBO
The sixth season of True Blood will return with ten episodes, shorter than its usual twelve because of actress Anna Paquin’s pregnancy. Spoilers for the sixth season have been speculated about the outcome for some of the main characters and a trailer has been released that suggests some surprises. The sixth season premieres July 16 at 9 p.m. ET, 8 p.m. CT.