Tuesday July 6th
Warehouse 13, season premiere at 9pm on SyFy
– The hit SyFy original series is back for its sophomore season. The show follows two Secret Service agents who are abruptly transferred to Warehouse 13 — a massive, top-secret storage facility in windswept South Dakota that houses every strange artifact, mysterious relic, fantastical object and supernatural souvenir ever collected by the U.S. government. They are charged with investigating reports of supernatural and paranormal activity to track down new objects for the warehouse’s collection.
Wednesday July 7th
Minute To Win It, summer premiere at 8pm on NBC
– Ten challenges using household items. 60 seconds on the clock. $1 million on the line. Think you can do it? You’ve got a Minute to Win It. NBC’s newest sensation hosted by chef and TV personality Guy Fieri (from Food Network’s Diners, Drive-Ins and Dives) has started a game revolution online and across the country. Just consider this sample challenge called “Spare Me” — Put marbles into one end of a pool noodle, then roll them out the other end to knock over three standing sticks of sidewalk chalk. Think you can do it? Try it at home. You can even submit your videos online and they might end up on the show. This is the most entertaining game show to come around in over a decade.
The Choir, series premiere at 10pm on BBC America
– This BAFTA award-winning series docu-series has spellbound UK audiences and created an unlikely reality star in 35-year-old choirmaster Gareth Malone as he attempts to recruit a choir at a tough English high school. The show has notes of Glee and American Idol but it also offers a tireless champion in Malone and heart-warming stories about the students that would make Sue Sylvester barf.
Big Brother 12, season premiere at 8pm on CBS
– The international hit reality television show is back for its 12th US season. The show is based on a group of strangers, known as HouseGuests, living together twenty-four hours a day in the “Big Brother” house, isolated from the outside world but under constant surveillance with no privacy for three months. The HouseGuests compete for the chance to win a $500,000 grand prize by avoiding weekly eviction. The 13 HouseGuests this season include a big-boobed Vegas cocktail waitress with a chemistry degree, an Orthodox Jew who plans to observe the Sabbath in the house, a Reno 911!-style sheriff and a super hottie high school swim coach whose looks alone make the show worth watching.
Friday July 6th
Eureka, season premiere at 9pm on SyFy
– The hit sci-fi series returns for its 4th season. The show revolves around the goings-on in a top-secret government run town called Eureka that is inhabited almost entirely by geniuses and scientists working for Global Dynamics, a huge advanced research facility responsible for the development of all major technological breakthroughs in the last 50 years. Each episode features a mysterious accidental or intentional misuse of technology, which is then solved by the town Sheriff Jack Carter, with the help of town scientists. The new season features an experiment gone wrong and a mysterious stranger that promise to bring “big changes.”
Haven, series premiere at 10pm on SyFy
– This all-new one-hour drama series Haven, starring Brothers and Sisters’s Emily Rose is based on the Stephen King novella The Colorado Kid. The series follows the shrewd and confident FBI agent Audrey Parker (Rose) who has a lost past, and arrives in the small town of Haven, Maine on a routine case. Before long, her natural curiosity lands her in the epicenter of activity in this curious enclave, which turns out to be a longtime refuge for people that are affected by a range of supernatural afflictions. As the townspeople’s dormant abilities begin to express themselves, Audrey helps keep these forces at bay while discovering the many secrets of Haven — including one surrounding her own surprising connections to this extraordinary place.
Saturday July 9th
The Bridge, series premiere at 8pm on CBS
– This new drama series stars Aaron Douglas as Frank Leo, a tough and dedicated police officer who is voted to become the police union’s dynamic leader. To serve the public as well as his 8,000 fellow officers, charismatic Frank battles criminals on the street, corruption in the ranks and his own bosses. He counts on his able partner on the force and confidante Tommy Dunn played by Paul Popowich. Abby St. James (Ona Grauer) is a sharp prosecutor who begins working with the police union, and shares a mutual attraction with Frank.