New summer TV shows

New summer TV shows

With so many of your favorite TV shows on hiatus until the fall, the summer can feel like a TV dry spell. Fortunately, there are several new shows out this summer to help satisfy your TV cravings. 

'Falling Skies'

Premiere: June 19, 2011
When and where to watch: Sundays at 9 p.m./8 Central on TNT
Cast: Noah Wyle, Colin Cunningham, Maxim Knight, Moon Bloodgood 
Plot: Produced by this film legend this show is set in the aftermath of an alien invasion and follows the survivors and their efforts to protect Earth from further attacks.

Happily Divorced'

Premiere: June 15, 2011
When and where to watch: Wednesdays at 10:30 p.m./9:30 Central on TV Land
Cast:  Fran Drescher, John Michael Higgins, Trichina Arnold
Plot: Co-produced by Drescher and her former husband the show focuses on a Los Angeles florist who must re-enter the dating game after discovering her husband of 18 years is gay.  


Premiere: June 23, 2011
When and where to watch: Thursdays at 10 p.m./9 Central on USA
Cast: Patrick J. Adams, Gabriel Macht, Gina Torres
Plot: The legal drama follows a genius college dropout with a unique skill and his partnership with one of the city's most renowned lawyers. 

'Love Bites'

Premiered: June 2, 2011
When and where to watch: Thursdays at 10 p.m./9 Central on NBC
Cast: Becky Newton, Greg Grunberg, Constance Zimmer
Plot: This romantic comedy series follows three connected stories of love at its various stages.  The show is packed with guest stars, including this actress and this comedian.