PITNB’s Summer 2012 TV Guide

Jo Bros, Pregos, and Even non-Reality Shows!

TRUE BLOOD (HBO)
Season 5 Premiere
SUN. June 10, 9p.m.
It’s like Detective Stabler‘s in an alternate universe where he finally gets to do bad things without moral complication. Now if we can just get some bloodsuckers on SVU, the world will finally find true balance:


SUITS (USA)
Season 2 Premiere
THURS. June 14, 10 p.m.
From what I hear, Season 1 pulled a sneak attack and had everybody and their Mama watching. The hotties in Suits are an unlikely pair (one of them is on the lamb after a drug-deal gone wrong), but they make magic in the courtroom. I recognized a lot of good actors in the promo video and can’t wait to watch:


THE NEWSROOM (HBO)
Season Premiere
SUN. June 24, 10 p.m.
From Aaron Sorkin, the guy who wrote The Social Network, Moneyball, and A Few Good Men. Uh, yes please thank you:

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  1. ClaireMichelle

    My summer TV list always includes Pretty Little Liars and Leverage on TNT! It always bums me out that Leverage never shows up on Summer TV Guides. It’s a great show with a lot of humor. Just sayin’… >:)

  2. Z

    I realize that for the sake of your work on this blog, you do need to keep up w/ pop culture, but when people talk about needing to keep up w/ certain TV shows or make time to watch more TV, I can’t help but cringe. I think we’d all be a lot healthier, mentally and physically, if we unplugged from TV, movies, and the internet a little more. This is probably the wrong forum to be posting that but those are my feelings. :P Anyway, good luck w/ your new life/work goals I guess?

    • Thanks Z– I hear you, trust. I didn’t have cable for the first 20-something years of my life and I know how to live with books as my only form of entertainment. But YEAH, I will also need to incorporate the things that are currently interesting to the PITNBrs. My goal is to talk about all of these things, but from what I hope will be a somewhat creative, even intellectual perspective. So never fear– I’m also secretly plotting on starting a Pink Is The New Book club.

      Thanks for your sincere thoughts– this is absolutely the right forum for these kind of comments.

    • Shannon

      Double yes!!!

  3. Shannon

    Yesssss to a PITN book club!!!!!

  4. Natasha

    The Newsroom looks amazing!!! And it’s on HBO so maybe it won’t be cancelled after just one season for being too intelligent. I can only hope.

  5. Erica

    What is the ridiculousness Fox has George Lopez hosting before The Choice? I got sucked into it last night and it was…bad. But trainwreck-I-have-to-keep-watching bad!

  6. Shannon, have you ever watched ‘Rookie Blue’ on Abc? It’s 3rd season just started a few weeks ago and if feels like the perfect summer show..although I may be biased considering it, and I, are both Canucks.

  7. Jenni

    thanks for the recommendations!

  8. Ashley

    dont know if you heard but the 8th season of weeds will be its last! its my all time favorite so im so sad…just thought u should know!

  9. haha- for sure i’m watching pretty little liars (as much as my husband makes fun of me), same goes for keeping up with the k’s and sytycd! Other show’s my dvr are set to record (not on the list)- drop dead diva, through the wormhole with morgan freeman (already 3 episodes deep, just found out tonight!), the universe, real housewives of new jersey (i flip flop between team melissa vs team teresa), and i guess i’ll check out the new season of futurama. :)

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