"The Last Ship" premieres 8 p.m. CT June 22 on TNT.

Summer TV season really gets going in June with the returns of several favorites and the premieres of what are bound to be new ones.

I'm looking forward to "Halt and Catch Fire" on AMC, "Rectify" on SundanceTV, "Orange is the New Black" on Netflix, "The Musketeers" on BBC America, "The Last Ship" and "Falling Skies" on TNT, the final season of "Wilfred" on FXX and the new "Tyrant" on FX, "Endeavor" and "Vicious" on PBS and "The Leftovers" on HBO. Also, "Girl Meets World" on Disney Channel.

Here's a look at the premieres, movies, docs, finales and specials airing in June. My picks are italicized.

Sunday, June 1
7 | "America's Secret D-Day Disaster," Smithsonian Channel (6 weeks before D-Day, nearly 700 Americans were killed in Allied training exercise)
7 | "The Real Housewives of Atlanta: Kandi's Wedding," Bravo (docu-series premiere)
8 | "Civil War: The Untold Story," PBS/WTTW (5-hour look at the Western Theater battles) 
8 | "Mountain Men," History (season 3 premiere)
8 | "Food Network Star," Food (season 10 premiere)
8 | "Russian Yeti: The Killer Lives," Discovery (special; What happened to hikers who went missing in Ural Mountains in 1959?)
8 | "Last Seen Alive," Investigation Discovery (series premiere; 12 families search for missing relatives)
8 | "Return to Amish," TLC (series premiere; the original "Breaking Amish" group acclimate to new lives)
9 | "Halt and Catch Fire," AMC (series premiere; fictional look at PC race in 1980s)
9 | "Deadline: Crime with Tamron Hall," Investigation Discovery (season 2 premiere)
9 | "Timber Kings," Destination America (network premiere; massive log cabins)
11:35 | "One Night Only: An All-Star Comedy Salute to Don Rickles," Comedy Central (special)

Monday, June 2
7 | "Whose Line Is It Anyway?" CW (new night premiere)
8 | "Beauty and the Beast," CW (summer premiere)
8 | "Ladies of London," Bravo (docu-series premiere; sounds like a real housewives of London)
9 | "Longmire," A&E (season 3 premiere)
9 | "Mistresses," ABC (season 2 premiere)
9 | "American Restoration," History (summer premiere; back-to-back episodes)
8 | "I (Almost) Got Away with It: What Would Kendra Do?" Investigation Discovery (special; homicide hunter Lt. Joe Kenda offers advice)
9 | "I (Almost) Got Away with It," Investigation Discovery (season premiere)

Tuesday, June 3
7 | "Watch! TV," TVGN (special; behind scenes of CBS's Watch! Magazine)
7 | "Famous in 12," CW (series premiere; fame-seeking family)
7 | "Man, Fire, Food," Cooking (season premiere)
7 | "Cape Spin! An American Power Struggle," LinkTV (doc premiere; 10-year battle over America's largest proposed clean energy project)
8 | "Top Gear," History (summer premiere)
8 | "Swamp Murders," Investigation Discovery (season 3 premiere)
9 | "Siberian Cut," Discovery (series premiere; loggers in Russia)
9 | "Cry Wolfe," Investigation Discovery (series premiere; true accounts from PI case files)
9 & 9:30 | "Shipping Wars," A&E (season 6 premiere)
9:30 | "Mario Lopez: One-on-One," NUVOtv (season 2 premiere)
9:30 | "Big Smo," A&E (series premiere; country rapper's life0

Wednesday, June 4
noon | "Spooked," Hulu (series premiere; 4-part paranormal comedy)
7 | "CMT Music Awards," CMT (special)
7 | "White Water Black Gold," LinkTV (doc premiere; costs of developing Canada's Tar Sands oil deposit)
8 | "The Better Half," Pivot (series premiere; lesbian couple through the day to day hurdles of relationship)
9 | "Hot in Cleveland," TV Land (summer premiere)
9 | "Untying the Knot," Bravo (series premiere; Divorce Diva helps couples settle)
9 | "Through the Wormhole with Morgan Freeman," Science (season 5 premiere)
9:30 | "Jennifer Falls," TV Land (series premiere; career woman moves back home after being fired)

Thursday, June 5
5:30 | "The Amazing World of Gumball," Cartoon Network (season 3 premiere)
7 | "Jimmy Kimmel Live: Game Night," ABC (series premiere)
7 | "Idle Threat," LinkTV (doc premiere; Wall Street banker George Pakenham's fight to improve air quality)
8 | "Greatest Mysteries: American Museum of Natural History," Travel (special)
8 | "It Takes a Church," GSN (series premiere; members of congregation play matchmaker in a competition)
9 | "Party Down South," CMT (season premiere)

Friday, June 6
2:01 a.m. | "Orange Is the New Black," Netflix (season 2 premiere)
7 | "12 O'Clock Boys: The Director's Cut," Showtime (doc premiere; notorious urban dirt bike pack in Baltimore)
8 | "Animals Gone Wild," Nat Geo Wild (series premiere)
8 | "Call of Life," LinkTV (doc premiere; how plant and animal life is threatened on Earth)
11:30 p.m. | "The Half Hour," Comedy Central (season 3 premiere)

Saturday, June 7
noon | "Real Girl’s Kitchen," Cooking (series premiere; hosted by Haylie Duff)
7 | "Brazil Gone Wild," Discovery (special; Brazilian wilderness)
8 | "Power," Starz (series premiere; nightclub owner hides secret criminal enterprise)
8 | "Looking for Mr. Right," Hallmark (movie; romance)
9 | "Life with LaToya," OWN (summer premiere)

Sunday, June 8
7 | "68th Annual Tony Awards," CBS (special)
7:30 | "The Art Of," Ovation (season 3 premiere; "Home" first, followed by "Photography" June 22 and "Weddings" June 29)
8 | "Oprah: Where Are They Now?" OWN (season premiere)
8 | "Snapped: Killer Couples," Oxygen (season 3 premiere)
8 | "Brother vs. Brother," HGTV (season 2 premiere)
9 | "Veep," HBO (season finale)
9 | "The Hunt," History (series premiere; hunting Kodiak brown bear)
9 | "Frankenfood," Spike TV (series premiere; unique food creations)
9 | "SuperSong," NUVOtv (special)
9 | "Rev Run's Sunday Suppers," Cooking Channel (series premiere)
10 | "It Could Be Worse," Pivot (series premiere; struggling actor looking for big break)

Monday, June 9
8 | "Remembering the Artist Robert De Niro, Sr." HBO (doc premiere)
8 | "Major Crimes," TNT (season 4 premiere)
9 | "Murder in the First," TNT (series premiere; single murder investigation across an entire season)

Tuesday, June 10
7 | "Pretty Little Liars," ABC Family (season 5 premiere)
7 | "RFK Land of Apartheid," LinkTV (doc premiere; Sen. Robert Kennedy's influential 1966 visit to South Africa)
8 | "Chasing Life," ABC Family (series premiere; a young woman diagnosed with cancer)
8 | "Royal Pains," USA (season 6 premiere)
9 | "What's in the Barn?" Velocity (season 2 premiere)

Wednesday, June 11
8 | "Suits," USA (season 4 premiere)
8 | "The 100," CW (season finale)
8 | "Graceland," USA (season 2 premiere)
9 | "Duck Dynasty," A&E (season 6 premiere)
10 | "Big Freedia: Queen of Bounce," Fuse TV (season 2 premiere)
10:30 | "ISA," Syfy (movie; urban sci-fi meets psychological thriller)

Thursday, June 12
7 | "Globesity: Fat's New Frontier," LinkTV (doc premiere; worldwide health crisis)
8 | "OJ: Trail of the Century," Investigation Discovery (special; 25 years after the trial)

Friday, June 13
8 | "David Beckham Into the Unknown," Showtime (doc premiere; Soccer star and friends go deep into Amazon rainforest in Brazil.)
8 | "Monumental Mysteries," Travel (season 2 premiere)
8 & 8:30 | "Suburban Secrets," Investigation Discovery (series premiere; dark secrets in suburbs)

Saturday, June 14
8 | "Sinbad: Make Me Wanna Holla," Comedy Central (stand-up special)
8 | "Aftershocks: Sedamsville Rectory & Winchester Mystery House," Travel ("Ghost Adventures" special)
8 | "Dog and Beth: On the Hunt," CMT (season premiere)
8 | "A Star-Bangled Story: Battle for America," Smithsonian (special)
9 | "United Stuff of America," H2 (series premiere; artifacts, objects and curiosities that tell story of U.S.)
9 | "Wonder of Dogs," Nat Geo Wild (3-part special)
9 | "Devil in the Details," Investigation Discovery (series premiere; small details crack cold cases)
10 | "In the Flesh," BBC America (season 2 finale)

Sunday, June 15
TTBA | "Superjail!" Adult Swim (season 4 premiere)
TTBA | "Rev," Hulu (season 3 premiere)
7 | "Shark Girl," Smithsonian (special; story of Madison Stewart)
7 | "My Daughter Must Live," Lifetime Movie Network (movie)
8 | "Game of Thrones," HBO (season finale)
8 | "The Escape Artist," PBS ("Masterpiece" premiere; 2-part courtroom thriller, also June 22; check local listings)
8 | "Inside Combat Rescue: The Last Stand," (special; embedded with the Reapers)
8 | "Secrets of the Wild," Nat Geo Wild (3-part special)
8 | "Extreme RVs," Travel (3 back-to-back specials; also 9 p.m. and 10 p.m.)

Monday, June 16
7 | "Switched at Birth," ABC Family (summer premiere)
8 | "The Fosters," ABC Family (season 2 premiere)
9 | "American Pharaoh," PBS (doc premiere; Egyptian national soccer team and its American former coach)

Tuesday, June 17
8 | "Rizzoli & Isles," TNT (season 5 premiere)
8 | "Abby's Studio Rescue," Lifetime (series premiere)
9 | "Perception," TNT (season 3 premiere)

Wednesday, June 18
7 | "Melissa & Joey," ABC Family (season finale)
7:30 | "Baby Daddy," ABC Family (season finale)

Thursday, June 19
TTBA | "Comedians in Cars Getting Coffee," Crackle &  ComediansInCarsGettingCoffee.com (season 4 premiere)
7 | "The Quest," ABC (series premiere; LARPing competition)
7 | "Defiance," Syfy (season 2 premiere)
8 | "Dominion," Syfy (series premiere; humans vs. angels, based on film "Legion")
8 | "Rectify," SundanceTV (season 2 premiere)
8 | "Here Comes Honey Boo Boo," TLC (summer premiere)
9 | "Southern Fried Homicide," Investigation Discovery (season premiere)
10 | "Seven Deadly Sins," Showtime (docu-series; Morgan Spurlock looks at sins)

Friday, June 20
7 | "Cold Justice," TNT (season 2.1 premiere)
9 | "Funniest Wins," TBS (series premiere)

Saturday, June 21
7 | "Aretha: Frankly Speaking," TV One (special)
8 | "Orphan Black," BBC America (season 2 finale)
8 | "My George," Hallmark Movie Channel (movie premiere; woman writes bestseller about boyfriend)
9 | "Almost Royal," BBC America (series premiere; British aristocrats visit U.S. in comedy)
9 | "The Haunting Of," LMN (season 3 premiere)
9 | "HelloBeautiful Interludes Live: Trey Songz," TV One (special)

Sunday, June 22
6 | "Wipeout," ABC (season premiere)
6 | "Capture," Ovation (special; photographer Mark Seliger interviews stars into photography)
7 | "Secrets of Underground London," PBS (special; check local listings)
7 | "Signed, Sealed, Delivered," Hallmark Channel (season 1 finale)
8 | "The Musketeers," BBC America (series premiere; French king's bodyguards in 17th century France)
8 | "The Last Ship," TNT (series premiere; U.S. Navy ship with scientist aboard tasked with saving world from biological obliteration)
8 | "True Blood," HBO (final season premiere)
8 | "Rising Star," ABC (series premiere; singing competition with real-time, app-based voting)
8 | "Miracle Landing on the Hudson," Nat Geo (movie; reenactments via survivor storties)
8 | "Mega RV Countdown," Travel (specials; 1 each night through June 26)
9 | "Falling Skies," TNT (season 4 premiere)

Monday, June 23
9 | "Teen Wolf," MTV (season 4 premiere)
9 | "When I Walk," PBS ("POV" premiere; multiple sclerosis changes Jason DaSilva's life)
9 | "Operation Change," OWN (series premiere)
9:30 | "CeeLo Green's The Good Life," TBS (series premiere)

Tuesday, June 24
8 | "Freedom Summer," PBS/WTTW ("American Experience" premiere)
8 | "Next Great Baker," TLC (season 4 premiere)
9 | "Tyrant," FX (series premiere; American family drawn into turbulence of Middle Eastern nation)
9 | "Covert Affairs," USA (season 5 premiere)
9 | "Motor City Masters," truTV (series premiere; car design reality series)

Wednesday, June 25
7 | "Young & Hungry," ABC Family (series premiere; rich guy hires blogger to be personal chef)
7 | "Big Brother," CBS (season premiere)
7 | "Fabulous Frogs," PBS ("Nature" premiere)
7:30 | "Mystery Girls," ABC Family (series premiere; former detective show starlets solve real-life mystery)
8 | "Love Thy Neighbor," Own (season premiere)
8 | "Million Dollar Listing Miami," Bravo (series premiere)
9 | "Wilfred," FXX (season 4 premiere; back-to-back episodes for final season)
9 | "Taxi Brooklyn," NBC (series premiere; cop and taxi driver team up in comedy)

Thursday, June 26
6 | "Ali-Frazier 1: One Nation … Divisble," HBO Sports (doc; The Fight of the Century)
7:25 | "Hey Bartender," Showtime (doc premiere; cocktails and those make them)
8 | "Big Brother," CBS (Thursday premiere)
9 | "NY Med," ABC (season 2 premiere)

Friday, June 27
7 | "Zapped," Disney (movie; girl's mom remarries man with all sons)
8:45 | "Girl Meets World," Disney (series premiere; "Boy Meets World" cast all grown up)

Saturday, June 28
7 | "Outlaw Prophet: Warren Jeffs," Lifetime (movie; true story of polygamist cult leader)
8 | "When Spark Fly," Hallmark (movie; big city journalist discovers love she left behind)
8 | "Aftershocks: Palmer House & Mustang Ranch," Travel ("Ghost Adventures" special)
9 | "Buying Naked," TLC (series premiere; home buyers search in nudist communities)

Sunday, June 29
6 & 6:30 | "Insane Coaster Wars: World Domination," Travel (season 3 premiere)
7 | "Last Tango in Halifax," PBS (season 2 premiere)
7 | "Big Brother," CBS (Sunday premiere)
7 | "Wipeout," ABC (time period premiere)
7 | "Xtreme Waterparks," Travel (season 3 premiere)
8 | "Endeavour," PBS ("Masterpiece Mystery!" premiere, season 2; to July 20)
8 | "Reckless," CBS (series premiere; opposing lawyers who are hot for each other get involved in big mystery)
9 | "The Leftovers," HBO (series premiere; aftermath of the possible "rapture")
9 | "Unforgettable," CBS (season 3 premiere)
9 | "Ancient Impossible," H2 (series premiere; history of modern tech wonders)
9:30 | "Vicious," PBS (series premiere, to Aug. 9; Ian McKellen and Derek Jacobi star as partners who have been together for nearly 50 years)

Monday, June 30
4 | "Just Keke," BET (series premiere; talk show hosted by Keke Palmer)
9 | "Under the Dome," CBS (season 2 premiere)

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