‘Sex & Drugs & Rock & Roll’ season 2 premiere
Denis Leary stars as a ’90s rock star in this comedic drama about a band that broke up after their first album and years later try to get together and make music again. The second season kicks off with the death of a friend that causes the band to question things. Season premiere, 10 p.m. Thursday, June 30, on FX.
Shed Some Light on the Mysterious Dark Matter
Ever woken up in a strange place with no memory? Well, as Dark Matter’s intrepid heroes discovered last season, it can be more complicated than a city-centre walk of shame. Coming to on a mysterious starship full of weapons, the mismatched crew of amnesiacs formed fragile alliances as they sought to discover their true identities. After an unexpected betrayal, this scattered group of scoundrels must somehow regroup to fight their most dangerous enemy yet. This is sci-fi action at its best, packed with complex characters, stunning special effects and inter-planetary peril. Catch the second season of Dark Matter on SyFy channel 319, Mondays at 8pm.
Duck Dynasty returns for a 10th season
This season “Duck Dynasty” follows the Robertson family as they conquer new family milestones while showcasing their down home southern charm. Willie and Korie celebrate their 25th wedding anniversary as well as introduce fans to their new adopted son Rowdy. Additionally, Jase’s son Reed surprises his girlfriend with a marriage proposal in NYC, Si goes to court to fight a parking ticket, Sadie checks out colleges and the family pulls together when a storm hits West Monroe. The new season of Duck Dynasty premieres with back-to-back episodes on July 6th at 9 p.m. ET/PT.
Squidbillies season 10 returns July 10
Whether you’re ready or not, America, an all-new tenth season of Squidbillies is taking off on Adult Swim on Sunday, July 10 at 11:30 p.m. ET/PT. Yes, the “Booty Hunter” is back to reveal the violent, bizarre and uncomfortably sexual underbelly of rural life through the eyes of everyone’s favorite trash-talking cephalopods. This season will feature an all-new cover of the theme song each week, recorded by an eclectic variety of musical talents including Father John Misty, Kurt Vile, The B-52s, Sharon Van Etten, Jimmy Cliff and Rebecca Schiffman.
Tyrant season 3 premieres July 6
The political/family drama left off Season 2 with Jamal’s fate unclear after an attempted assassination, once again leaving the future of Abuddin in his brother Barry’s hands. Adam Rayner, Jennifer Finnigan, Moran Atias, Ashraf Barhom, Noah Silver, Alexander Karim, Cameron Gharaee and Melia Kreiling are set to return, while Chris Noth (The Good Wife) has joined the cast as a U.S. general. Season 3 of Tyrant will premiere on Wednesday, July 6 at 10/9c, FX has announced.
‘Outlander’ Season 2: Finale Holds A ‘Shock’ For Book Readers
Outlander’s season finale is less than two weeks away, and “heartbreak” is the watchword. Claire (Caitriona Balfe) and Jamie (Sam Heughan) seized upon the chance to change history as season 2 began, choosing to focus their energies on reversing the tide of the Jacobite Rising. Now, with the Battle of Culloden just hours away, their futures are more uncertain than ever. According to writer Matthew B. Roberts, your emotions will run the gamete from surprise to red hot anger.
How HBO’s ‘The Night Of’ overcame death of James Gandolfini to salvage gripping drama
Just before he died in 2013, James Gandolfini filmed and produced a pilot for a gritty, new HBO drama called “The Night Of” that would have marked his return to the cable channel that turned him into a household name. But life — and death — got in the way. Now, almost four years later, Gandolfini’s final project, a remake of a successful BBC show, is ready for primetime (July 10) and it stars his pal John Turturro in the role of John Stone, a criminal defense attorney that the beefy actor had hoped to play himself.
‘Mr. Robot’ goes phishing in darker Season 2
Cloaked in his usual black hoodie, with hands buried deep in his pockets, Elliot (Rami Malek) sits forlornly on a bustling basketball court, his scruffy alter ego (Christian Slater) perched behind him on rickety bleachers. It’s the second-season premiere of USA’s surprise hit Mr. Robot, due July 13 (Wednesdays, 10 ET/PT), and the vigilante hacker is a voluntary recluse: now living at home with his mom in Queens, a month after orchestrating a large-scale hack of a major corporation that erased people’s debts but sent the global economy into a tailspin.
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