'Louie,' 'Liars' and many more included
Cast: Matt Passmore, Kiele Sanchez, Carlos Gomez
Logline: A brilliant yet difficult homicide detective from Chicago is forced to relocate to the sleepy town of Palm Glade, Fla., where the sunshine and golf are plentiful and crime is seemingly at a minimum, but there is plenty going on behind the sunny facade.
Premiere: July 13
Pretty Little Liars
Cast: Lucy Hale, Troian Bellisario, Ashley Benson, Shay Mitchell
Logline: Based on Alloy Entertainment’s popular young adult book series, “Liars” follows four estranged best friends who are reunited one year after their best friend and queen bee of the group goes missing — only to discover they’re receiving messages from someone who knows all their secrets.
Premiere: June 8
Cast: James Badge Dale, Miranda Richardson
Logline: A conspiracy thriller set in a Gotham-based government intelligence agency. The series focuses on a beleaguered analyst who, faced with a shocking tragedy, begins to uncover clues that point to a complex and sinister conspiracy.
Premiere: Aug. 1
Last Chance Highway
Hosts: Shelly Bookwalter, Kyle Peterson, Lucas Hoge
Logline: Each week stray and abandoned dogs are rescued, rehabilitated, then trucked thousands of miles to new homes in the Northeast, and most people don’t even know its happening. “Highway” focuses on the monumental mission of a dedicated handful of dog rescuers.
Premiere: June 19
Three Rounds With…
Cast: Sara Jean Underwood, Tito Ortiz, Jackie Chan
Logline: Talkshow with the top names in martial arts.
Premiere: Aug. 15
Work of Art:
The Next Great Artist
Cast: China Chow, Simon de Pury
Logline: Fourteen of the art world’s most talented, up-and-coming artists in New York compete for a solo show at the prestigious Brooklyn Museum and a cash prize of $100,000.
Premiere: June 9
World’s Strictest Parents
Logline: Two unruly teens from different families are forced to adapt to the rules and regulations of very strict host parents.
Premiere: May 15
Cast: Chris Gethard, Chris Parnell, Horatio Sanz
Logline: A young man returns to his failing hometown and, with the aid of his ex-convict best friend and his burned-out, former high-school teacher, hopes to save the place through a myriad of well-intentioned, though mostly unsuccessful, schemes.
Logline: Series travels across time to tell the science and history of each locale, uncovering extraordinary and surprising connections between the landscape, natural history and indigenous peoples.
Cast: Kyle Massey, Chelsea Staub, Justin Roiland
Logline: Animated series, set inside a giant fish tank in the center of a pet store, brings an ingenious twist to high school life as seen through the eyes of three teen fish: Milo, Bea and Oscar.
Pair of Kings
Cast: Mitchel Musso, Doc Shaw
Logline: Two fraternal twins are living a typical teenage life in Chicago until they discover they’re the successors to the throne of the tropical island of Kinkow.
Cast: Holly Madison
Logline: Former “Girl Next Door” Holly Madison adjusts to her new life in Las Vegas.
Premiere: June 13
Birth of Big Air
Cast: Mat Hoffman, Tony Hawk, Evel Knievel
Logline: As part of the sports cabler’s “30 for 30” documentary series, this episode examines the career of BMX rider Mat Hoffman.
The Next Food Network Star
Cast: Bobby Flay, Giada De Laurentiis
Logline: Cabler’s No. 1 series starts up its sixth season. Shot in Los Angeles on a new studio set, “Star” follows 12 hopefuls competing for the ultimate dream job: his or her own Food Network show.
Premiere: June 6
FOX BUSINESS NETWORK
The Willis Report
Cast: Gerri Willis
Logline: Finance expert Willis breaks down the week’s news stories that affect consumers’ wallets while showing viewers how to take control of their own finances.
FOX SOCCER CHANNEL
Ticket to South Africa
Cast: Andy Gray, Christopher Sullivan, Warren Barton
Logline: Live one-hour studio show will present a recap all of the World Cup action.
Premiere: June 10
Maloof Money Cup
Skateboard Contest Live
Cast: Geoff Rowley, Eric Koston, Greg Lutzka
Logline: The best skateboarders in the world battle it out on the brand new street plaza.
Premiere: June 5
Cast: Louis CK
Logline: Half-hour laffer starring comedian Louie CK; stories are based on his life, intercut with his stand-up routine.
It’s Effin’ Science
Logline: Series explores the offbeat side of the sciences with an eye toward doing, building or creating the kind of stuff that guys always wanted, wish they’d invented or didn’t know they needed.
Premiere: June 15
Late Night Liars
Cast: Larry Miller
Description: Two hapless humans face a puppet panel who live to lie, and love to trick contestants out of their chance to win cash and prizes.
Premieres: June 10
You Lucky Dog
Cast: Natasha Henstridge, Harry Hamlin
Logline: Telepic about a New York City fashion designer who returns home to her family’s struggling farm and finds new purpose training a herding dog.
Premiere: June 26
HALLMARK MOVIE CHANNEL
After the Fall
Cast: Andrea Bowen, Greg Evigan, Rick Malambri
Logline: Telepic stars Bowen as a driven equestrian who suffers a near fatal injury in a competition and discovers life’s biggest hurdles aren’t always on the horse track.
Cast: Steve Buscemi, Michael Pitt, Kelly Macdonald, Michael Shannon
Logline: Set at the dawn of Prohibition in 1920, Buscemi stars as Nucky Thompson, the undisputed leader of Atlantic City — part politician and gangster, and equally comfortable in either role.
Cast: 16 contestants
Logline: The first competition series to tap into sharpshooting, one contestant will emerge with a $100,000 prize package.
Premiere: June 6
The Increasingly Poor
Decisions of Todd Margaret
Cast: David Cross, Will Arnett
Logline: An American pathological liar (Cross) bluffs his way into a senior marketing job in the London office for Thunder Muscle, an “awesome new energy drink.”
Who The (Bleep) Did I Marry?
Logline: Examines stories of married couples where one spouse has hidden a shocking secret.
Premiere: Sept. 1
The Client List
Cast: Jennifer Love Hewitt, Cybill Shepherd
Logline: Film about a former homecoming queen who inadvertently finds herself in the middle of a prostitution ring after she unknowingly accepts a position at a massage parlor.
Premiere: July 17
LIFETIME MOVIE NETWORK
Seven Deadly Sins
Cast: Eric Close, Dreama Walker
Logline: A four-hour miniseries based on the popular novels “Lust,” “Greed,” “Envy,” “Wrath,” “Gluttony,” “Sloth” and “Pride” by Robin Wasserman.
Premiere: May 23
The Hard Times of RJ Berger
Cast: Paul Iacono, Jareb Dauplaise, Kara Taitz.
Logline: A coming-of-age comedy about a wildly unpopular high school sophomore and his scheming, sex-obsessed best friend.
Premiere: June 6
NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC CHANNEL
Expedition Great White
Cast: Paul Walker, Chris Fischer, Dr. Michael Domeier
Logline: Series follows a team of world-class anglers and a renowned shark scientist on the hunt for a great white.
Top 100 NFL Players
Cast: Jim Brown, Joe Montana, Bill Parcells and 97 others.
Logline: Ten-episode series as determined by a blue-ribbon panel comprised of more than 100 NFL experts, historians and all-time great players and coaches.
Premiere: Late August/early September
Kung Fu Panda:
Legends of Awesomeness
Cast: Mick Wingert, Kari Wahlgren, Amir Talai
Logline: Tells the continuing adventures of Po the Panda as he trains, protects, fights, teaches, stumbles, talks too much and geeks out as the newest hero in the valley of Peace.
Cast: Kim Scali Gambale, Christina Scali, Diane Scali
Logline: Docuseries tells the story of the Scalis, a no-nonsense New Jersey family that runs one of the Garden State’s most glamorous destinations for extravagant formal wear.
Premiere: June 1
The Fabulous Beekman Boys
Cast: Josh Kilmer-Purcell, Dr. Brent Ridge
Logline: An irreverent peek into the world of Josh Kilmer-Purcell and Brent Ridge, a fish-out-of-water couple who are reviving a farm in upstate N.Y. in order to create a new organic lifestyle brand.
Premiere: June 16
The Big C
Cast: Laura Linney, Oliver Platt, Gabourey Sidibe
Logline: Linney stars as a wife, mother and teacher who upends her life after receiving a terminal cancer diagnosis.
Premiere: Aug. 16
Cast: Frankie Noots, Sal the Barber, Joe Posa
Logline: The real-life adventures of three teams of misfits who scour the streets of Brooklyn for scrap metal to keep their competing businesses going.
Premiere: July 27
The Pillars of the Earth
Cast: Ian McShane, Matthew Macfadyen, Eddie Redmayne
Logline: Eight-hour miniseries set against a backdrop of war, religious strife and power struggles that tear lives and families apart.
Premiere: July 23
Too Fat for 15
Cast: Selected teenagers
Logline: Docuseries follows severely overweight teenagers as they embark on what will be one of the hardest journeys of their lives at the country’s leading weight-loss camp for overweight teens.
Cast: Edgar Ramirez
Logline: A portrait of international terrorist Carlos the Jackal, who masterminded a wave of terror attacks in Europe and the Middle East in the 1970s and ’80s.
Cast: Emily Rose, Lucas Bryant, Eric Balfour
Logline: Based on the Stephen King’s novella “The Colorado Kid,” series follows an FBI agent looking to solve the murder of a local ex-con, soon learning that the town is a longtime refuge for people afflicted with a remarkable range of supernatural abilities.
Premiere: July 9
Neighbors From Hell
Cast: Molly Shannon, Will Sasso, Patton Oswalt
Logline: Animated comedy follows the misadventures of the Hellmans, a family of devils sent to the surface of the Earth to pose as suburbanites while they try to destroy a giant drill threatening their underworld home.
Premiere: June 7
Inedible to Incredible
Cast: John Besh
Logline: Everyday people who are a menace in the kitchen are nominated by friends and family to have chef John Besh rework their recipes and win back the palates of their loved ones.
Premiere: June 14
Cast: Jason Lee, Alfre Woodard
Logline: Drama about a quirky Memphis police detective with an intimate connection to the city, a passion for blues music and a boss determined to keep him on a short leash.
Premiere: June 22
Conspiracy Theory With
Jesse Ventura (2nd season)
Cast: Jesse Ventura
Logline: Ventura and his team of investigators cross the nation to tackle modern-day conspiracy theories.
TV GUIDE NETWORK
Curb: The Discussion
Cast: Larry David, Susie Essman
Logline: A panel of guest stars, media pundits and prominent social figures inject their wit, humor and unique point of view as they debate a specific moral issue or ethical situation as sparked by David in each episode of “Curb Your Enthusiasm.”
Premiere: June 2
Hot in Cleveland
Cast: Valerie Bertinelli, Jane Leeves, Wendie Malick, Betty White
Logline: L.A. women bound for Paris make an emergency landing in Cleveland, and soon rediscover themselves in their new home.
Premiere: June 16
Cast: Piper Perabo, Christopher Gorham, Sendhil Ramamurthy
Logline: A CIA trainee with exceptional linguistic skills is abruptly thrust into the agency’s inner sanctum — but there may be something or someone from her past that her CIA bosses are after.
Premiere: July 13
Cast: Dr. Jeff Gardere
Logline: Series attempts to transform six irresponsible soon-to-be dads into respectable fathers, with the help of resident psychologist Gardere.
Premiere: May 31
Cast: Nine-member Bruce family
Logline: The recession hit, and the once-affluent Bruce family found themselves foreclosing on their homes. Series follows the family as they’re forced to make radical lifestyle changes.