This weeks list of premiering summer TV shows includes The Closer, Raising the Bar and Weeds among others. Read on for all of the details.
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Weeds Season 5 Premieres on Showtime Monday Night
NOTE: All Times are Listed for EST
Tony Awards (8pm on CBS - Available in HD) - the 63rd annual Tony Awards Show
Gene Simmons Family Jewels (9pm on A&E-Available in HD) - Season 4 starts with Gene trying to turn Sophie's birthday celebration into the ``Sweet Sixteen of the Century.''
Next Food Network Star (9pm on Food) - Season 5
Bridezillas (9pm on WE) - Season 6 starts with Valerie discovering that her wedding venue is in the middle of dangerous wildfires.
Discovery Special: Inside Planet Earth (9pm on Discovery - Available in HD) - a Special Presentation profile of the Earth's core and its protective powers.
Army Wives (10pm on Life) - Returns for season 3
Brooke Knows Best (10pm on VH1) Season 2 of the reality show starring Brooke Hogan, daughter of the wrestler known as Hulk Hogan
Kendra (10pm on E!) Series premiere. Kendra Wilkinson grabs the spotlight in this reality series on E! Formerly one of the three stars of Girls Next Door, Kendra has since left the Hefner mansion and is now engaged to Eagles wide receiver Hank Baskett.
Denise Richards: It's Complicated (10:30pm on E!) Season 2. Really season 2? The only thing complicated here is how this show got renewed.
Law & Order: Criminal Intent (8pm on NBC-Available in HD) - Law & Order CI new for NBC, but already aired
Closer (9pm on TNT- Available in HD) - Season 5 of the closer begins. One of the few bright spots of summer TV.
Raising the Bar(10pm on TNT- Available in HD) - Season 2 begins. From the creators of NYPD Blue, Hill Street Blues, and L.A.Law; Raising the Bar is about a group of young lawyer friends and former law school classmates who find themselves on opposing sides of this legal drama on TNT.
Kathy Griffin: My Life on the D-List (10pm on Bravo) - New timeslot.
Weeds (10pm on Showtime- Available in HD) Season 5 begins with Mary Louise Parker, marijuana and the suburbs...
Nurse Jackie (10:30pm on Showtime- Available in HD) Series Premiere with the return of Edie Falco to TV.
Top Chef Masters (10pm on Bravo- Available in HD) - Series premiere of another food-based reality TV show on Bravo
She's Got the Look (9pm on TVLand) Season Premiere
Kings (8pm on NBC- Available in HD) - returns from a long break. Will end forever after these few summer episodes.
Season Finales this Week:
- 6/13 10pm "Pushing Daisies" ends forever on ABC
- 6/13 10pm "The Graham Norton Show" on BBC America
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