6 New Shows Hitting Our Screens In August

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There are six new shows premiering in August and we thought we would take a look at them and see what they’re all about.

August 3rd – Significant Mother – The CW

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In Significant Mother, budding Portland restaurateur Nate’s (Josh Zuckerman) world is turned upside down when he comes back from a business trip to find his lothario best friend and roommate is now dating his recently separated mother, Lydia (Krista Allen).

To make matters worse, Nate’s previously disinterested dad, Harrison (Jonathan Silverman) is now determined to win Lydia back and isn’t afraid to use Nate to get what he wants. Stuck between his family feud and his best friend’s first serious relationship, Nate’s “new normal” forever changes his relationships with his parents, and severely handicaps his own dating life.

Episodes Ordered: 9

Cast: Josh Zuckerman, Krista Allen and Jonathon Silverman.


 August 5th – Mr. Robinson – NBC

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Centers on a rough-edged musician Craig, who’s adjusting to his new life as a music teacher in a big-city middle school where he encounters teacher politics and the temptations of single moms.

Episodes Ordered: 6

Cast: Craig Robinson, Meagan Goode, Peri Gilpin and Spencer Grammar.


 

August 5th – The Charmichael Show – NBC

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Follows the life of stand up comedian Jerrod Carmichael as he navigates through life with his therapist in-training girlfriend and his heavily opinionated family.

Episodes Ordered: 6

Cast: Jerrod Carmichael, Loretta Devine, Amber Stevens West, David Alan Grier and Lil Rey Howery


 

August 17th – Public Morals – TNT

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Set in the early 1960’s in New York City’s Public Morals Division, where cops walk the line between morality and criminality as the temptations that comes from dealing with all kinds of vice can get the better of them.

Episodes Ordered: 10

Cast: Edward Burns, Elizabeth Masucci, Michelle Hicks, Aaron Dead Eisenberg and Fredric Lehne


 

 23rd August – Fear the Walking Dead – AMC

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What did the world look like as it was transforming into the horrifying apocalypse depicted in “The Walking Dead”? This spin-off set in Los Angeles, following new characters as they face the beginning of the end of the world, will answer that question.

Episodes Ordered: 6

Cast: Cliff Curtis, Kim Dickens, Frank Dillane, Mercedes Mason and Alycia Debnam-Carey


 

August 25th – Monica the Medium – ABC Family

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The project, from Dave Caplan’s Trooper Entertainment and Lionsgate Television, centers on a Penn State junior who can contact the deceased and also is trying to maintain her social life with those above ground. Caplan and Malachi McGlone are executive producing.

Episodes Ordered: Unknown

Cast: Monica Ten-Kate

 

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Posted on August 1, 2015, in ABC Family, AMC, CW, NBC, TNT, TV and tagged , , , , , , , , , , , . Bookmark the permalink. Leave a comment.

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