2012 Q3 PROGRAMMING Beverly Hill’s Nannies Play dates on Rodeo Drive, ironing the baby's Burberry, personal chefs and over-the-top parental demands are only just the tip of the iceberg for a group of nannies that work for high powered families living in the most Premiere: July 11th at 9pm/8c, exclusive zip code in the country in the series premiere Wednesdays 9pm-10pm of ABC Family's new original docuseries, Beverly Hills Finale: August 29th at 9pm Nannies. Bunheads Bunheads is the tale of a Las Vegas showgirl who impulsively marries a man, moves to his sleepy coastal town, and takes an uneasy role at her new mother-in- Premiere: June 11th at 9pm/8c, law's dance school. Mondays 9pm-10pm Finale: August 13th at 9pm Storage Wars: Texas In Storage Wars: Texas, A&E's non-fiction franchise heads to the Lone Star state to follow teams of bidders on their quest for auction gold. Everything's bigger and badder in Texas, and this newest addition to the Storage Wars family is no exception. While the format of the show will be similar to Storage Wars, the characters will Premiere: July 25 at 9pm/8c, definitely be larger than life and the bidding will thrill all Wednesdays 9pm-10pm audiences alike. Shipping Wars The sophomore season of A&E’s Shipping Wars follows six independent shippers who have discovered that fortunes could be made transporting items that traditional carriers won't touch. Each episode of Shipping Wars dives into the cutthroat world of these heavy-duty movers Premiere: Q3 2012 at 9pm/8c as they battle for the chance to transport the Tuesdays 9pm-10pm “unshippable. “ The Glades The Glades features a homicide detective from Chicago who is forced into exile after being wrongfully accused of sleeping with his former captain’s wife and relocates to Palm Glade, Florida, where the sunshine and golf are plentiful and crime is seemingly at a minimum. But this Premiere: June 3rd at 9pm/8c, town outside the Florida Everglades isn’t quite as idyllic Sundays 9pm-10pm as he thought, as he finds people keep turning up Finale: August 26th at 9pm murdered. Breaking Bad AMC’s breakout hit Breaking Bad returns for the start of its fifth and final season. This season begins Walt on the top of his game after killing Gus. The chemistry teacher, turned Meth dealer is back for the most exciting season yet. The highs will be higher and the lows will be lower Premiere: July 15th at 10pm/9c, with Walt and Jesse. Who will come out on top? Sundays 10pm-11pm Finale: September 2nd at 10pm All dates and times subject to change. ET & PT shows air at the noted time unless the event is live. Hillbilly Handfishin’ Skipper and Jackson are back in business with a whole new season of Hillbilly Hanfishin'. They're on the lookout for thrill-thirsty city slickers, who are ready to stick their hands and feet into murky, underwater caves, hoping to pull out the monster of all catfish. Returning with seven Premiere: July 29th at 8pm/7c, new episodes, Hillbilly Handfishin‘ brings first-time Sundays 8pm-9pm noodlers from around the country to rural Oklahoma to catch catfish without rods or bait. Top Chef Masters Bravo’s Top Chef Masters returns with 12 new award- winning chefs hungry to compete for the title of Top Chef Master and win $100,000 for their charity. This season, the masters will be in elimination style challenges just as the tried and true format of the original Top Chef. In each Premiere: July 25th at 10pm/9c, episode, money will be at stake, with the winners of every Wednesdays 10pm-11pm “quickfire” challenge winning $5,000 and elimination Finale: September 26th at 10pm challenges winning $10,000 for their designated charities. The Real Housewives of New York City The Real Housewives of New York City follows the busy lives of a group of driven and ambitious Manhattan women as they juggle their demanding careers and motherhood and navigate the wonderful world of jam-packed social calendars, children and city life. The Real Housewives of Premiere: June 4th at 9pm/8c, New York City are Countess LuAnn de Lesseps, Sonja Mondays 9pm-10pm Morgan, Ramona Singer, and new this season -- Aviva Finale: September 17th at 9pm Drescher, Carole Radziwill, and Heather Thomson. Cheer Cheer goes inside the high stakes, high pressure world of competitive cheerleading with tough-as-nails coach, Patty Ann Romero. Highly-conditioned athletes capable of jaw- dropping stunts and perfectly choreographed dance moves must balance a grueling schedule of conditioning and competitions, along with the pressures of everyday Premiere: Q3 2012 life. Not My Mama’s Meals Bobby Deen takes his mother's recipes and transforms her Southern comfort food into lighter, leaner, yet still delicious dishes. Each week, Bobby recreates one of his Mama's famous meals with healthy substitutes that cut down on Premieres this August calories and fat, but still deliver on taste. Shark Week Shark Week returns this summer for a week long series of specials dedicated to the shark. Though this event was originally intended to educate the average viewer about the wonders of sharks, it has quickly turned into must see television for any viewer. Premiere: August 12th – 18th 9pm/8c-11pm/10c each night All dates and times subject to change. ET & PT shows air at the noted time unless the event is live. Opening Act From International Emmy(R) winning producer Nigel Lythgoe comes the new series that breaks the mold of talent/reality television. Producers have combed the Internet to find the web's most talented amateurs, then give them the once-in-a-lifetime chance to open for a top music superstar. A true first of its kind, Opening Act will showcase not only some extraordinary, unknown talent, but the emotional and very personal journey that awaits Premiere: July 9th at 10pm/9c, them on their way to perform on a national stage. Mondays 10pm Married to Jonas This summer, E! is capturing the lives of one of America's sweetest couples -- Kevin and Danielle Jonas. deeply-in- love young couple quickly entered a whole new world, balancing marriage, worldwide fame and coming of age. After two years of newlywed bliss, Kevin and Dani are finally ready to settle down in their New Jersey home and Premiere: August 19th at establish a happy suburban life. However, with the Jonas 10pm/9c, Brothers heading back to the studio to record new music, Mondays 10pm finding the right mix of "normal" and superstardom isn't Finale : October 21st at 10pm easy. Live From the Red Carpet – Emmy Awards Giuliana Rancic and Ryan Seacrest will be back for another exciting awards show – the Primetime Emmy’s. September 23rd Join E! to see all of your favorite TV stars at their most Countdown to Red Carpet glamorous 5pm - 6pm/2pm PT Live from the Red Carpet 6pm – 8pm/3pm PT ESPY Awards The ESPY’s return this July with new host Rob Riggle. This is the only awards show where athletes are honored by A-List stars. Premiere: July 11th at 9pm/6pm PT Anger Management In Anger Management, Charlie Sheen stars as "Charlie," a non-traditional therapist specializing in anger management. Selma Blair, Shawnee Smith, Daniela Bobadilla, Michael Arden, and Noureen DeWulf co-star. Charlie thrives on the chaos in his life while still battling his own anger issues. His life is complicated by his Premiere: June 28th at 9pm/8c, relationships with his own therapist/best friend, an ex- Thursdays 9pm- 9:30 wife whose positive outlook but poor choice in men Finale : August 23rd at 9pm frustrates Charlie, and their 13-year-old daughter who has obsessive-compulsive disorder. All dates and times subject to change. ET & PT shows air at the noted time unless the event is live. Wilfred Wilfred is about a young man, "Ryan" (Elijah Wood), struggling unsuccessfully to make his way in the world until he forms a unique friendship with "Wilfred" (Jason Gann), his neighbor's pet dog. Everyone else sees Wilfred as just a dog, Premiere: June 28th at but Ryan sees a crude and somewhat surly, yet irrepressibly 10pm/9c, brave and honest Australian bloke in a cheap dog suit. Thursdays 10pm – 10:30pm Finale: September 20th Louie The critically-acclaimed FX original comedy series Louie is filtered through the observational humor of Emmy Award- winning comedian Louis C.K. From the inventive imagination of Louis C.K., Louie puts a spotlight on C.K.’s everyday ordeals, his quest to find love Premiere: June 28th at and his pursuit of humor. Each episode features a scripted 8pm/7c, story and a mix of his stand-up comedy, which is original Thursdays 10:30pm-11pm material for the series. The single-camera comedy is shot in New York. Brand X FX is taking a shot with a new late night television show hosted by Russell Brand. The series features Brand’s unvarnished, unfiltered take on current events, politics and Premiere: June 28th at pop culture. The show will be shot in front of a live audience 11pm/10c, & the format will draw heavily on Brand’s interaction with Thursdays 11pm-11:30pm them. Finale: August 2nd 11pm/10c Sons of Anarchy Sons of Anarchy is an adrenalized drama with darkly comedic undertones that explores a notorious outlaw motorcycle club’s (MC) desire to protect its livelihood while ensuring that their simple, sheltered town of Charming, California remains exactly that, charming. The MC must confront threats from drug dealers, corporate developers, and overzealous law Premiere: September at officers. Behind the MC’s familial lifestyle and legally thriving 10pm/9c, automotive shop is a ruthless and illegally thriving arms Tuesday 10pm-11pm business. The seduction of money, power, and blood. Design Star All Stars It's not often that you get a second chance to win first place, but that's exactly what happens on Design Star All Stars. Six former Design Star runner- ups will compete for an Premiere: July 31st at appearance on an HGTV show and $25,000 in cash! 9pm/8c, Tuesdays 9pm-10pm Buying and Selling Helping buyers and sellers get the most for their dollar, a panel of top real estate experts and HGTV hosts uncover the secrets that the pros know when working with their clients. Whether you're putting your house on the market or searching for the best deal on your dream home, Buying & Premiere: September 2012 Selling: 20 Best-Kept Secrets gives you the tricks of the trade that will add up to a big return on one of life's biggest investments. All dates and times subject to change. ET & PT shows air at the noted time unless the event is live. Mankind: The Story of All of Us After successfully tackling U.S. is its series, America the Story of Us, History is now going even bigger with its new series, Mankind: The Story of All of Us, a 12 hour mini-series. The new series starts with the Big Bang and traces the development of humans on a planet where the vast majority Premiere: 3Q 2012 of species go extinct. The Real World Like seven stranded castaways, our newest "strangers" of the Real World live on a small island -- right in the middle of the busy harbor of St. Thomas of the US Virgin Islands. Full of pranks, rum and romance, these roommates party like pirates, immersing themselves into the culture of the Caribbean, from boating and scuba diving to dancing in the Premiere: June 27th at streets of the traditional Carnival parade! Amidst all the fun in 10pm/9c, Wednesdays the sun, romances bloom, so beware -- there may be rough 10pm-10:30pm seas ahead. MTV Video Music Awards On September 6th, the 2012 VMAs will take over the Staples Center for the first time, making the big show even bigger — if that's possible. The epicenter of the L.A. sports and entertainment universe is just the latest iconic venue the VMAs have called home. Get ready for an outrageous night Premiere: September 6th where anything can and does happen- so don’t miss it! at 8pm/7c Snooki and JWOWW Snooki & JWOWW follows Jersey Shore BFF's- Nicole "Snooki" Polizzi and Jenni "JWOWW" Farley as they start a new chapter in their lives and take over Jersey City. In this 12-episode series, the real-life “besties” move in together to take on their next big adventure: Adulthood! JWOWW's romance with Roger is getting serious and only time will tell what the future holds for their relationship. As for Snooki's Premiere: June 21st at future, she's not only engaged, she's pregnant! When the two 10pm/9c, first decided to move in together, they thought it would be a Thursdays 10:00pm- couple of BFF's living it up in the city, but there is much more 10:30pm in store for the duo. Finale: September 6th at 10pm Guy Code In this weekly half-hour comedic series, viewers will learn the ins and outs of the special code that exists between bros, told through talking-head style commentators, absurd humor, and funny and inappropriate animation. The show will feature today’s pop culture entertainers, top comics, athletes and Premiere: July 17 at specialized experts, to unearth the rules for any and every 11pm/10c, situation in life. Tuesdays 11pm-11:30pm Warehouse 13 The most successful series in Syfy history, Warehouse 13 follows a team of government agents who work at a massive, top-secret storage facility in windswept South Dakota which Premiere: July 23rd houses every strange artifact, mysterious relic, fantastical 9pm/8c, object and preternatural souvenir ever collected by the U.S. Mondays 9pm-10pm government. All dates and times subject to change. ET & PT shows air at the noted time unless the event is live. Alphas Alphas is an action-packed thriller from writers Zak Penn (The Avengers, X-Men: The Last Stand) and Michael Karnow. In the series, five ordinary people are brought together to form one extraordinary team of Alphas -- people with the unique power to stretch the capabilities of Premiere: July 23rd 10pm/9c, the human mind giving them superhuman physical and Mondays 10pm-11pm mental abilities. Finale: October 22nd 10pm Haven Haven follows the shrewd and confident FBI agent Audrey Parker (Emily 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 Premiere: Sept 21st 10pm/9c, longtime refuge for people that are affected by a range of Fridays 10pm-11pm supernatural afflictions. Sullivan & Son Sullivan & Son, which counts Vince Vaughn among its executive producers, revolves around Steve (Steve Byrne), who takes over his family's Pittsburg bar. Peter Billingsley and showrunner Rob Long exec produce the Premiere: July 19th 10pm/9c, series, which co-stars Dan Lauria (The Wonder Years) Thursdays 10pm-10:30pm and Christine Ebersole (Royal Pains). Finale: September 20th 10pm For Better or Worse For Better Or Worse is a new “dramedy” that will follow the tumultuous relationship of the lovesick couple. Tasha Smith and Michael Jai White are back to reprise their roles in the half-hour show. Michael plays Marcus, an ex- football player turned sports commentator. Tasha Smith will resume her role as Angela, the edgy and outspoken Premiere: July 13th 9pm/8c, wife of Marcus, who is intent on giving him hell every step Fridays 9pm-10pm of the way. Long Island Medium Theresa Caputo has turned numerous skeptics into believers as she helps countless individuals connect with their loved ones on the other side. Between Theresa's over-the-top personality and her remarkable ability to connect with the dead with specific and emotional details, Premiere: September TBD viewers have fallen in love with this average Long Island Sundays, 10pm-10:30pm/9c mom turned real life medium. Finale: TBD American Wifestyles (working title) There is no typical way to be a wife. From arranged marriages, to women obsessed with being the perfect 1950's style of homemaker, to the trophy wives who are proud to be kept women, wives in America come in every shape, size, and ideology. This revealing anthology series will go deep inside the lives of the diverse, complicated, Premiere: TBD hilarious and often shocking REAL lives of wives across America. All dates and times subject to change. ET & PT shows air at the noted time unless the event is live. The Closer Over the past six years, Deputy Police Chief Brenda Leigh Johnson has put some of Los Angeles’ most brutal killers behind bars with her keen investigative instincts and brilliant interrogation techniques. Now, Brenda’s tactics are coming under the scrutiny of the L.A.P.D.’s new Chief of Police, who Premiere: July 9th at 9pm/8c, is on the verge of announcing an extensive reorganization Mondays 9pm-10pm that could spell the end of Major Crimes. Finale: August 13th at 9pm Major Crimes Picking up where The Closer leaves off, Major Crimes will center on what it takes to secure an airtight conviction. The show will explore how the police and prosecutors work together to build a solid case that will result in a suspect Premiere: August 13th at confessing, signing a plea agreement, or being found guilty in 10pm/9c, a court of law. Mondays 9pm-10pm Finale: October 15th at 9pm Perception Perception is an exciting series about an eccentric neuroscience professor with paranoid schizophrenia who is recruited by the FBI to help solve complex cases. The professor, played by Eric McCormack, has an intimate knowledge of human behavior and a masterful understanding Premiere: July 9th at of the way the mind works. He also has an uncanny ability to 10pm/9c, see patterns and look past people's conscious emotions to Mondays 10pm-11pm see what lies beneath. Leverage Leverage centers on former insurance investigator turned thief Nate Ford, who leads a crew determined to bring down Premiere: July 15th at rich and powerful people who exploit and take advantage of 8pm/7c, average, everyday people. Sundays 8pm-9pm Finale: September 16th at 8pm The Great Escape This summer, TNT will drop teams of everyday people into the middle of their own epic action/adventure movie and challenge them to complete one task: escape. The Great Escape will take viewers on a thrill ride as competing teams Premiere: June 24th at try to escape from seemingly impossible situations, with the 10pm/9c, winning team taking home a huge cash prize. Sundays from 10pm-11pm Finale: August 26th at 10pm Top Spot Top Spot gives travelers a chance to try out three of their ideal vacations in one day -- while staying on a budget. The winning spot is revealed at the end of each show. Premiere: July 12th at 10pm/9c, Thursdays 10pm-10:30pm Finale: August 9th at 10pm All dates and times subject to change. ET & PT shows air at the noted time unless the event is live. Hardcore Pawn Meet the Gold family. As owners of Detroit's biggest pawn shop, they've bought and sold things you can't begin to imagine. Every day brings new danger as the Golds operate in the heart of one of America's most troubled cities. With 50,000 sq ft of cash and goods surrounding them, there are Premiere: July 10th at millions to be made, but their profits come with huge risk. 9pm/8c, Tuesdays 9-10pm Welcome to the world of Hardcore Pawn. The Soul Man This new original sitcom revolves around R&B superstar- turned-minister Reverend Boyce “The Voice” (played by Cedric “The Entertainer”), who was living the high life in Vegas at the top of the music charts when he gets the calling Premiere: June 20th at to go from soul singer to soul saver. He is relocated to St. 10pm/9c, Wednesdays 10pm Louis to take over the duties as preacher in his father’s Finale: September 5th at church. The show also stars Niecy Nash (Reno 911 & Life 10pm with Niecy) as the Reverend’s wife. Covert Affairs The hit international spy drama returns for its third season after Annie’s mission in Stockholm turned deadly and she returns to the one person who has always been there for her, Premiere: July 10th at 11pm, Auggie. However, his mind is elsewhere as he sets out to Tuesdays 10pm/9c follow his new girlfriend to Eritrea and leaves Annie Finale : September 11th at wondering if her feelings run deeper than she thought…. 10pm/9c Political Animals The television event of the summer! Political Animals will star Sigourney Weaver, Ellen Burstyn, and Adrian Pasdar. This is going to be huge for USA network. The highly anticipated six- Premiere: July 15th at 10pm, hour event series about a former first family fighting political Sundays 10pm/9c adversaries while struggling with their own powerful demons Finale : August 19th at anchors the network’s blockbuster summer lineup of originals 10pm/9c White Collar White Collar the unique partnership between slick con man Neal Caffrey (Matt Bomer) and FBI agent Peter Burke (Tim DeKay) was upended in the highly buzzed about season three finale when Neal fled the country with Mozzie (Willie Garson). The critically acclaimed series returns for a dramatic fourth season exploring Burke's fate with the FBI, the Premiere: July 10th at whereabouts of Caffrey and whether or not their relationship 9pm/8c, Tuesdays 9pm will ever be the same again. The Moment Each week the show's host, Super Bowl MVP Kurt Warner, will give someone a second chance to pursue the career they've always wanted. From race car driving to orchestra conducting to deep sea diving, everyday people will leave behind the comforts of home and leap into a whirlwind of training under the expert guidance of world-class mentors who will help them prepare for the audition of a lifetime. If Premiere: 3Q 9 episodes they succeed, they will either accept the job that will change their lives forever - or return to their loved ones, realizing that they've been living the dream all along. All dates and times subject to change. ET & PT shows air at the noted time unless the event is live. Hollywood Exes They kept the homes fires burning while their husbands were topping the music charts and setting box offices ablaze worldwide. But now, as Hollywood's A-List ex-wives, they must adjust their own courses without their former husbands and make a name for themselves. The series stars Nicole Murphy (ex-wife of Eddie Murphy - 13 years), Jessica Canseco (ex-wife of Jose Canseco - 4 years), Sheree Fletcher (ex-wife of Will Premiere: June 27th at Smith - 3 years), Mayte Garcia (ex-wife of Prince - 3 years), and 9pm/8c, Wednesdays Andrea Kelly (ex-wife of R. Kelly - 12 years). All the fame and 9pm fortune of marrying a celebrity may seem fun and glamorous at first, but it often comes with a price tag. Single Ladies Single Ladies chronicles the relationship of three best friends with different philosophies on sex and relationships, proving not all women have the same desires. Set in the world of Atlanta fashion, music, and celebrity, the show that will Premiere: May 28th at constantly explore which woman has the right approach to 9pm/8c relationships. Finale: August 27th at 9pm Rehab with Dr. Drew In the sixth installment of the Celebrity Rehab franchise Dr. Drew once again takes viewers behind the closed doors of the rehabilitation process. From heartbreak to hope we follow Dr. Drew and his patients on their difficult and deeply emotional journey to sobriety. An often raw and unflinching look at the many faces of addiction, Dr. Drew shows us that rehab is not a Premiere: September glamorous spa vacation for celebrities as often portrayed in the 2012 media but a profound life changing process that offers hope for a better life. All dates and times subject to change. ET & PT shows air at the noted time unless the event is live.
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