August 2018 TV Calendar: Series Premiere and Return Dates

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August 2018 TV Calendar: Series Premiere and Return Dates

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1. The Sinner (2017– )

TV-MA | 45 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

Anthology series that examines how and why ordinary people commit brutal crimes.

Stars: Bill Pullman, Dohn Norwood, Adam LeFevre, Jessica Biel

Votes: 84,716

Premieres Wednesday, August 1 on USA

2. Switched (2018– )

35 min | Drama, Sci-Fi

In this sci-fi teen drama based on a Japanese comic book series, 2 high school girls swapped bodies. After the unattractive girl switched with a cute popular girl, she refused to switch back.

Stars: Kaya Kiyohara, Daiki Shigeoka, Tomohiro Kamiyama, Megumi Seki

Votes: 1,072

Premieres Wednesday, August 1 on Netflix

3. Garage Rehab (2017– )

42 min | Documentary

Richard Rawlings, famed for his Gas Monkey empire and the hit show Fast n Loud, returns in a spin-off. In this show he and his team take mechanic shops in need of help and invest time and money to turn them around.

Stars: Richard Rawlings, Russell J. Holmes, Chris Stephens, Ryan Mill

Votes: 322

Premieres Wednesday, August 1 on Discovery

4. Wonders of Mexico (2018)


Traveling south along Mexico's mountain spine, exploring tropical forests of the Maya, the deserts of northern Mexico and the wildlife and culture found there.

Star: Anthony Mendez

Votes: 27

Premieres Wednesday, August 1 on PBS

5. Outback (2018)

43 min | Documentary

An introspective three-part documentary series about the rich and dangerous wildlife of the Kimberley region in the Australian Outback and some of the people there who live with it or off of it.

Stars: Mark Coles Smith, Mandy Watson, Steve Salisbury, Peter Strain

Votes: 15

Premieres Wednesday, August 1 on PBS

6. Alone Together (I) (2018)

TV-14 | 22 min | Comedy

Two not-so-young, socially awkward Millennials, rich, self-conscious and unmotivated Benji and his poor, freeloading, self-centered and strictly platonic best friend, Esther, try to fit in with L.A.'s vain and status-obsessed elite.

Stars: Esther Povitsky, Benji Aflalo, Edgar Blackmon, Chris D'Elia

Votes: 1,614

Premieres Wednesday, August 1 on Freeform

7. Martha & Snoop's Potluck Party Challenge (2016– )

30 min | Talk-Show

Martha Stewart and Snoop Dogg host a cooking show.

Stars: Martha Stewart, Snoop Dogg, Fredwreck Nassar, Jamie Chung

Votes: 400

Premieres Wednesday, August 1 on VH1

8. Shahs of Sunset (2009– )

TV-14 | 44 min | Reality-TV

Follows a group of affluent young Persian-American friends who juggle their flamboyant, fast-paced L.A. lifestyles with the demands of their families and traditions.

Stars: Asa Soltan Rahmati, Reza Farahan, Golnesa Gharachedaghi, Mercedes Javid

Votes: 1,352

Premieres Thursday, August 2 on Bravo

9. Bachelorette Weekend (2018– )


A behind-the-scenes look at a company in Nashville, Tennessee that prepares elaborate events for bachelors and bachelorettes.

Star: Pamela Jean Noble

Votes: 18

Premieres Thursday, August 2 on CMT

10. Bossip on WEtv (2017– )

News, Talk-Show

Hot gossip website Bossip brings you this week's top celebrity news and scandals, with comedic commentary from its hilarious contributors.

Stars: Daneille Dani. Canada, Tyler Does, Ronnie Jordan, Marcellas Reynolds

Votes: 8

Premieres Thursday, August 2 on WE

11. Dallas Cowboys Cheerleaders: Making the Team (2006– )

30 min | Reality-TV, Sport

Reality show following the auditioning process and making of the annual Dallas Cowboys Cheerleading Squad.

Stars: Kelli Finglass, Judy Trammell, Sydney Durso, Jay Johnson

Votes: 413

Premieres Thursday, August 2 on CMT

12. Impractical Jokers (2011– )

TV-14 | 30 min | Comedy, Reality-TV

Q, Sal, Joe and Murr are real-life best friends who love challenging each other to the most outrageous dares and stunts ever caught on hidden camera.

Stars: Brian Quinn, James Murray, Sal Vulcano, Joe Gatto

Votes: 33,308

Premieres Thursday, August 2 on truTV

13. Someone You Thought You Knew (2018– )


A true-crime series that explores homicide cases involving suspects close to the victims.

Stars: Jason Hildebrandt, Tom Osborne, Jennifer Armour, Tess Atkins

Votes: 65

Premieres Thursday, August 2 on ID

14. Random Acts of Flyness (2018– )

TV-MA | 30 min | Comedy

Late-night series from artist Terence Nance featuring a mix of vérité documentary, musical performances, surrealist melodrama and humorous animation as a stream-of-consciousness response to the contemporary American mediascape.

Stars: Terence Nance, Anthony Chisholm, Dominique Fishback, Kelley Robins

Votes: 563

Premieres Friday, August 3 on HBO

15. Like Father (2018)

TV-MA | 98 min | Comedy, Drama

52 Metascore

After she's left at the altar, a workaholic advertising executive ends up on her Caribbean honeymoon cruise with her estranged father.

Director: Lauren Miller Rogen | Stars: Kristen Bell, Danielle Davenport, Kimiko Glenn, Wynter Kullman

Votes: 18,874

Premieres Friday, August 3 on Netflix

16. Marching Orders (2017– )


Regarded as the nations best, Bethune-Cookman University's marching band always has a lot at stake. In Stage 13 Original MARCHING ORDERS, meet the incoming class trying to keep the legacy ... See full summary »

Votes: 226

Premieres Friday, August 3 on Netflix

17. Dinotrux Supercharged (2017– )

TV-Y7 | 24 min | Animation, Short, Action

In this new season of dinotrux Ty and the others meet new friends as well as face new challenges both normal and supercharged.

Stars: Ashleigh Ball, Richard Ian Cox, Brian Drummond, Andrew Francis

Votes: 71

Premieres Friday, August 3 on Netflix

18. Animals. (2016–2018)

TV-MA | 30 min | Animation, Comedy

Whether it's lovelorn rats, gender-questioning pigeons or aging bedbugs in the midst of a midlife crisis, the awkward small talk, moral ambiguity and existential woes of non-human urbanites prove startlingly similar to our own.

Stars: Phil Matarese, Mike Luciano, Neil Casey, Katie Aselton

Votes: 3,399

Premieres Friday, August 3 on HBO

19. Cocaine Coast (2018)

TV-MA | 95 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

It takes place in the Galicia (Spain) of the 80s, when the fishing sector was transformed and many of the shipowners became indebted. This situation will be favorable for the start of activities such as contraband and drug trafficking.

Stars: Javier Rey, Tristán Ulloa, Antonio Durán 'Morris', Carlos Blanco

Votes: 2,989

Premieres Friday, August 3 on Netflix

20. Long Live Brij Mohan (2017)

105 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

A man fakes his own death. Unfortunately for him, starting a new life with a new identity will only bring him more problems.

Director: Nikhil Bhat | Stars: Arjun Mathur, Nidhi Singh, Sheetal Thakur, Manav Vij

Votes: 2,526

Premieres Friday, August 3 on Netflix

21. David Tutera's Celebrations (2014– )


The famous David Tutera is back!! And he is as dramatic and fabulous as always, watch David Tutera and his amazing team create wonderful and gorgeous events for the most famous and fierce names in history!

Stars: Montré Burton, Slomique Hawrylo, Ryan Allen Carrillo, Tanja Maduzia

Votes: 19

Premieres Friday, August 3 on WE

22. Kevin Hart Presents: The Next Level (2017– )


Comedian Kevin Hart spotlights rising stars in the stand-up comedy circuit.

Stars: Kevin Hart, T. Murph, James Davis, Ray Grady

Votes: 92

Premieres Friday, August 3 on Comedy Central

23. Flavors of Youth (2018)

TV-PG | 74 min | Animation, Drama, Romance

Three different stories of youth set in different cities of China.

Directors: Haoling Li, Yoshitaka Takeuch, Xiaoxing Yi | Stars: George Ackles, Taito Ban, Dorothy Elias-Fahn, Matt Fowler

Votes: 5,594

Premieres Saturday, August 4 on Netflix

24. On Children (2018– )

Drama, Family, Sci-Fi

These uncanny tales reveal a world where individuals face the tragic consequences of social pressure, parental oppression and family dysfunction.

Stars: Tzu-Chuan Liu, Yu-Xuan Wang, Hsin-Yu Ling, Emilia Chen

Votes: 308

Premieres Saturday, August 4 on Netflix

25. A Summer to Remember (2018 TV Movie)

TV-G | 82 min | Comedy, Family, Romance

ER doc Jessica loves her job, but not the hours. Meeting Trevor in Fiji, Jessica also strikes up a friendship with Will, co-owner of their resort. As Jessica notices how Trevor is a workaholic, she also sees that Will offers tranquility.

Director: Martin Wood | Stars: Catherine Bell, Cameron Mathison, Samantha MacGillivray, Paul O'Brien

Votes: 838

Premieres Saturday, August 4 on Hallmark

26. Cold Justice (2013– )

60 min | Documentary, Crime

Reality series following former prosecutor Kelly Siegler and crime scene investigator Yolanda McClary as they crack cold cases across the U.S.

Stars: Kelly Siegler, Yolanda McClary, Steve Spingola, Alan Brown

Votes: 1,394

Premieres Saturday, August 4 on Oxygen

27. Keeping Up with the Kardashians (2006– )

TV-14 | 44 min | Drama, Family, Reality-TV

A peek inside the exploits and privileged private lives of the blended Kardashian-Jenner family, including sisters Kim, Kourtney, Khloé, Kendall and Kylie.

Stars: Khloé Kardashian, Kim Kardashian West, Kourtney Kardashian, Kris Jenner

Votes: 26,444

Premieres Sunday, August 5 on E!

28. The Venture Bros. (2003–2018)

TV-MA | 22 min | Animation, Action, Adventure

The bizarre escapades of pseudo-heroic scientist Dr. Rusty Venture, his competent, high-strung bodyguard, and his two overenthusiastic sons.

Stars: Christopher McCulloch, James Urbaniak, Doc Hammer, Michael Sinterniklaas

Votes: 23,442

Premieres Sunday, August 5 on Adult Swim

29. Unexpected (2017– )

TV-14 | 42 min | Reality-TV

Unexpected, a new series following the journey of three pregnant teen couples and the parents who raised them.

Star: Ricki Lake

Votes: 121

Premieres Sunday, August 5 on TLC

30. Chesapeake Shores (2016– )

TV-PG | 42 min | Drama, Family

A young woman returns to her hometown to help save her sister's failing inn, where she contends with memories and faces from her past.

Stars: Jesse Metcalfe, Meghan Ory, Barbara Niven, Laci J Mailey

Votes: 4,669

Premieres Sunday, August 5 on Hallmark

31. 90 Day Fiancé: Before the 90 Days (2017– )

TV-14 | 42 min | Documentary, Reality-TV

Couples who have applied for or received a K-1 visa "available uniquely to foreign fiancés of U.S. citizens", have ninety days to arrange for and have the marriage ceremony. The visa is not to give time "to decide IF" they will marry.

Stars: Darcey Silva, Angela Deem, Jesse Meester, Paul Staehle

Votes: 650

Premieres Sunday, August 5 on TLC

32. Garage Sale Mysteries (2013–2020)
Episode: Garage Sale Mystery: Pandora's Box (2018)

84 min | Crime, Mystery

The daughter-in-law of a prestigious family enlists Jennifer's help with a mysterious puzzle box that her mother-in-law left behind.

Director: Neill Fearnley | Stars: Lori Loughlin, Sarah Strange, Steve Bacic, Eva Bourne

Votes: 472

Premieres Sunday, August 5 on HMC

33. Ted Bundy: Serial Monster (2018– )

240 min | Documentary, Crime

An in-depth look at the life of crimes of serial killer, Ted Bundy.

Stars: Adam Long, Douglas Lippi, Hailey Garcia, Michael J. Gwynn

Votes: 109

Premieres Sunday, August 5 on Reelz

34. Ultimate Ninja Challenge (2018– )


In the Pacific Northwest wilderness, nine modern-day warriors compete in a 24-day survival challenge based on the ancient laws of the Ninja.

Star: Daniel W. Shrigley

Votes: 25

Premieres Sunday, August 5 on Discovery

35. Ridiculousness (2011– )

TV-14 | 30 min | Comedy, Reality-TV

Rob Dyrdek shows us some of the funniest videos with two of his friends.

Stars: Rob Dyrdek, Chanel West Coast, Sterling Brim, Chris Pfaff

Votes: 5,994

Premieres Sunday, August 5 on MTV

36. Better Call Saul (2015–2021)

TV-MA | 46 min | Crime, Drama

The trials and tribulations of criminal lawyer Jimmy McGill in the time before he established his strip-mall law office in Albuquerque, New Mexico.

Stars: Bob Odenkirk, Rhea Seehorn, Jonathan Banks, Patrick Fabian

Votes: 319,832

Premieres Monday, August 6 on AMC

37. Lodge 49 (2018–2019)

TV-14 | 51 min | Comedy, Drama, Mystery

Dud finds himself deposited by fate at the doorstep of Lodge 49, a dusty fraternal order that offers cheap beer and strange alchemical philosophies.

Stars: Wyatt Russell, Brent Jennings, Sonya Cassidy, Linda Emond

Votes: 3,170

Premieres Monday, August 6 on AMC

38. No Offence (2015–2018)

TV-MA | 42 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

Follows a group of police officers on the front line wondering what they did to end up where they are now, on the ugly side of Manchester.

Stars: Joanna Scanlan, Elaine Cassidy, Will Mellor, Paul Ritter

Votes: 4,285

Premieres Monday, August 6 on Acorn TV

39. Bachelor in Paradise (2014– )

TV-14 | 42 min | Reality-TV, Romance

Contestants from the Bachelor and Bachelorette from previous seasons have another chance to fall in love in Bachelor in Paradise with other previous contestants.

Stars: Chris Harrison, Wells Adams, Carly Waddell, Jorge

Votes: 1,365

Premieres Tuesday, August 7 on ABC

40. Carter (2018– )

TV-14 | 42 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

An actor returns home after a public meltdown. Partnering with his police detective friend, he tries to use his acting experience to solve real crimes.

Stars: Jerry O'Connell, Sydney Tamiia Poitier, Kristian Bruun, Chris Farquhar

Votes: 1,454

Premieres Tuesday, August 7 on WGN

41. Castaways (2018– )

43 min | Reality-TV

Contestants are stranded on remote islands and are forced to survive and find other survivors with only the scattered resources available on the beach and island.

Stars: Terry Allen, Angel Alvarenga, Eric Brown, Sawyer Brown

Votes: 490

Premieres Tuesday, August 7 on ABC

42. Wrecked (2016–2018)

TV-MA | 30 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy

When a plane crashes on a deserted island on the way to Thailand, the remaining survivors of the crash struggle to get along and heads clash as they have differing views on how to stay alive and how they will get off the island.

Stars: Zach Cregger, Asif Ali, Brian Sacca, Ally Maki

Votes: 6,296

Premieres Tuesday, August 7 on TBS

43. Are You the One? (2014– )

TV-14 | 41 min | Reality-TV

Contestants stay for 10 weeks in a holiday destination to win $1 million and hopefully find love.

Stars: Ryan Devlin, Terrence Jenkins, Lewis Belt, Tomas Buenos

Votes: 1,656

Premieres Wednesday, August 8 on MTV

44. Cheap Eats (2013– )

30 min | Reality-TV

Join Ali Khan, author of the blog "Bang for Your Burger Buck", on this sweet and savory ride as he searches for breakfast, lunch, a snack and dinner on a budget of only $35.

Stars: Ali Khan, George Nottoli

Votes: 39

Premieres Wednesday, August 8 on Cooking

45. Boomtown Builder (2018– )

30 min | Reality-TV

Craftsman Tim McClellan and his team of skilled experts renovate and restore houses in American boomtowns.

Stars: Allen Muma, Tim McClellan

Votes: 15

Premieres Wednesday, August 8 on DIY

46. Perdida (2018)

TV-MA | 103 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery