8 New Summer 2018 TV Shows You Should Definitely Start Watching
Summer isn't all about reruns and random reality shows anymore. While many favorites are returning throughout the season -- hello again, "GLOW" and "Luke Cage"! -- there are also some brand spankin' new series that you should check out. Here are eight shows coming Summer 2018 that are worth watching.
When and where? May 6th on Starz Based on Stephanie Danler's beloved novel, this juicy drama follows a twenty-something waitress as she gets swept up in the restaurant scene.
'Patrick Melrose' (Showtime)
When and where? May 12th on Showtime Just because he also goes by Doctor Strange doesn't mean Benedict Cumberbatch can't make time for TV. The star headlines this five-part series about an uneasy aristocrat struggling to overcome his past. The show is based on the books by Edward St. Aubyn.
'Little Women' (PBS)
When and where? May 13 on PBS Louisa May Alcott's classic has gotten its share of adaptations, and this time it's getting the Masterpiece treatment via BBC for a three-part miniseries.
When and where? June 3 on FX Prolific producer Ryan Murphy ("American Horror Story," "Feud") takes audience deep into downtown NYC's literary, dance, and art cultural explosion in the mid-'80s.
When and where? June 4 on AMC Julianna Margulies plays a determined magazine editor in this dark comedy set in the beauty industry. Joy Nash portrays a ghost writer trying to come to terms with self-image.
When and where? June 20th on Paramount Network Kevin Costner headlines this Western-like drama about a ranching family defending their land.
'Making It' (NBC)
'Jack Ryan' (Amazon)
When and where? August 31st on Amazon Video Um, Jim Halpert, you seem different... John Krasinski steps into the role of Tom Clancy's CIA analyst, a hero most famous for his big-screen portrayal by Harrison Ford (and Ben Affleck, Alec Baldwin, Chris Pine). Amazon's action-thriller series will depart from the books, and the hope is that future seasons -- it's already been picked up for Season 2 before the series' premiere -- will adapt the books.