Best of the Rest: Summer 2011 TV Preview |


Best of the Rest: Summer 2011 TV Preview

Here are 18 more new and returning shows heating up the small screen this summer

The Glee Project
Oxygen, June 12, 9 PM
What’s the fastest way to get cast on Glee? Practice, practice, practice — or be one of the 12 hopefuls competing on this reality show for a guest-starring gig on the Fox megahit.

Memphis Beat
TNT, June 14, 9 PM
Dwight (Jason Lee) deals with a case that echoes his personal life, and chooses the best medicine to ease the pain. You know, singing about it!

The Nine Lives of Chloe King
ABC Family, June 14, 9 PM
Skyler Samuels plays the titular Chloe, an average teen who discovers she’s actually part of an ancient race that’s been hunted by humans for a thousand years.

TNT, June 14, 10 PM
Christina (Jada Pinkett Smith) faces her pregnancy-news shocker from last season’s finale, Marc Anthony joins the cast, and we still forget how to spell this show’s title correctly.

Hot in Cleveland
TV Land, June 15, 10 PM
The girls find runaway convict Elka (Betty White) in Amish country, where modern technology is shunned and laugh tracks are aplenty.

Drop Dead Diva
Lifetime, June 19, 9 PM
Jane (Brooke Elliott) feels down because love interest Grayson (Jackson Hurst) is in a coma. Maybe guest star LeAnn Rimes and a musical dream sequence will cheer her up.

Combat Hospital
ABC, June 21, 10 PM
Love is indeed a battlefield in this doc drama — think Grey’s Anatomy, if Seattle Grace were a military hospital in Afghanistan.

Burn Notice
USA, June 23, 9 PM
Has Michael (Jeffrey Donovan) made his way back into the CIA? Will he return to Miami? Can he and a new counter-intelligence expert co-exist? How do they stay so sweat-free in Miami?