After a long, cold winter, a lot of us are looking forward to longer and warmer days throughout the spring and summer — but we’d be lying if we said we weren’t also looking forward to all of the amazing new TV headed our way. Below, check out the summer TV premiere dates you need for 2018. Happy viewing!

(We’ll update this list as additional premiere dates are announced.)


May 2

Being Serena (HBO; photo via HBO)

Code Black (CBS)

Colony (USA)

Cobra Kai (YouTube Red)

May 4

A Little Help with Carol Burnett (Netflix)

Dear White People (Netflix)

The Rain (Netflix)

May 6

I’m Dying Up Here (Showtime)

Vida (Starz)

Sweetbitter (Starz)

Naked and Afraid XL (Discovery)

May 7

Best Baker in America (Food Network)

May 9

Botched (E!)

May 10

Safe (Netflix)

May 11

Bill Nye Saves the World (Netflix)

May 12

Patrick Melrose (Showtime)

May 13

Little Women (PBS)

Harry & Meghan: A Royal Romance (Lifetime; photo via Lifetime)

May 16

Iron Chef America (Food)

May 19

Fahrenheit 451 (HBO)

May 20

2018 Billboard Music Awards (NBC)

Total Bellas (E!)

May 23

The Split (AMC)

May 25

The Toys That Made Us (Netflix)

May 29

America’s Got Talent (NBC)

World of Dance (NBC)

Beat Shazam (Fox)

Love Connection (Fox)

May 30

Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt (Netflix; photo via Eric Liebowitz/Netflix)

American Ninja Warrior (NBC)

MasterChef (Fox)


June 3

Pose (FX)

June 4

Dietland (AMC)

So You Think You Can Dance? (Fox)

June 5

Humans (AMC)

Younger (TV Land)

June 7

American Woman (Paramount)

Nashville (CMT)

Marvel’s Cloak & Dagger (Freeform)

June 10

72nd Annual Tony Awards (CBS)

Celebrity Family Feud (ABC)

June 12

The Bold Type (Freeform; photo via Freeform/Justin Coit)

June 17

The Affair (Showtime)

June 18

2018 MTV Movie & TV Awards (MTV)

June 19

Drunk History (Comedy Central)

June 20

Yellowstone (Paramount)

Young & Hungry (Freeform)

June 21

Queen of the South (USA)

Shooter (USA)

June 22

Luke Cage (Netflix)

June 24

Preacher (AMC)

June 29

GLOW (Netflix; photo via Erica Parise/Netflix)


July 1

Power (Starz)

July 10

The Outpost (The CW)

July 11

Burden of Truth (The CW)


August 24

The Innocents (Netflix)

August 31

Jack Ryan (Amazon)

Which TV shows are you looking forward to following this summer? Let us know @BritandCo!