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2014 TV Premiere Dates: A Handy Guide to What’s on This August and Beyond

So much has already happened this year on television — Broad City! True Detective! Orange Is the New Black! Sharknado 2: The Second One! — that it can be hard to fathom that a whole bunch of other amazing stuff is still on the horizon. More old shows return! More ongoing shows resume! More news about events requiring exclamation points to convey properly! It’s a TV bonanza, as you’ll see with this handy calendar Vulture has put together and will continually update that gives you intel on significant upcoming premieres, season finales, and other tube-ular events. As always, television is fickle and these dates could change, but for now, this is what the 2014 TV calendar looks like this August and beyond.

Friday, August 1
The Killing season-four premiere, 3:01 a.m. ET, Netflix
David Bowie: Five Years documentary, 9 p.m., Showtime

Saturday, August 2
Hell on Wheels season-four premiere, 9 p.m., AMC

Sunday, August 3
“Shart Week” (Shark Week for dummies), 8 p.m. (programming all week), Comedy Central
Halt and Catch Fire season-one finale, 10 p.m., AMC 

Monday, August 4
The Awesomes season-two premiere, Hulu

Tuesday, August 5
Sequestered (murder/jury thriller) series premiere, Crackle

Thursday, August 7
7 Deadly Sins documentary series premiere, 11 p.m., Showtime
Quick Draw season-two premiere, Hulu
Garfunkel and Oates (musical comedy) series premiere, 10 p.m., IFC
Black Jesus (Aaron McGruder cartoon), 11 p.m., Adult Swim 

Friday, August 8
The Knick (Steven Soderbergh period medical drama) series premiere, 10 p.m., Cinemax
Jonah From Tonga (Chris Lilley comedy) series premiere, 10 p.m., HBO

Saturday, August 9
Outlander (Ronald D. Moore–adapted time-travel saga) series premiere, 9 p.m., Starz

Sunday, August 10
“Shark Week,” 8 p.m. (programming all week), Discovery Channel

Sunday, August 11
The Approval Matrix (adapted from New York magazine) series premiere, 11 p.m., SundanceTV

Wednesday, August 13
Legends series premiere, 9 p.m., TNT
Heartbreakers (’80s and ’90s personalities doing crime-story re-enactments) series premiere, 10 p.m., Investigation Discovery

Thursday, August 14
Braxton Family Values season-four premiere, 9 p.m., WEtv

Saturday, August 16
Katt Williams: Priceless (stand-up special) 10 p.m., HBO

Monday, August 18
Dallas season-three mid-season premiere, 9 p.m., TNT
A Young Doctor’s Notebook & Other Stories season-two premiere, 10 p.m., Ovation

Wednesday, August 20
Franklin & Bash season-four premiere, 10 p.m., TNT

Friday, August 22
BoJack Horseman (Will Arnett animated comedy) series premiere, 3:01 a.m. ET, Netflix

Saturday, August 23
Doctor Who season-eight premiere, 8 p.m., BBC America
Intruders (an immortality drama from X-Files scribe Glen Morgan) series premiere, 10 p.m., BBC America

Sunday, August 24
Video Music Awards, 9 p.m., MTV
True Blood series finale, 9 p.m., HBO

Monday, August 25
66th Primetime Emmy Awards, 8 p.m., NBC 

Tuesday, August 26
Tosh 2.0 season-six premiere, 10 p.m., Comedy Central

Monday, September 1
Houdini (two-night biopic starring Adrien Brody), 9 p.m. History

Saturday, September 6
The Chair (Project Greenlight-esque) series premiere, 11 p.m., Starz

Sunday, September 7
Utopia (aptly named reality competition) series premiere, 8 p.m., Fox
The Leftovers season-one finale, 10 p.m., HBO 

Tuesday, September 9
Sons of Anarchy season-seven premiere, 10 p.m., FX

Wednesday, September 10
Hell’s Kitchen season-13 premiere, 8 p.m., Fox

Thursday, September 11
The Biggest Loser season-16 premiere, 8 p.m., NBC

Monday, September 15
Dancing With the Stars season-19 premiere, 8 p.m., ABC

Tuesday, September 16
New Girl season-four premiere, 9 p.m., Fox
The Mindy Project season-three premiere, 9:30 p.m., Fox

Wednesday, September 17
Red Band Society (Octavia Spencer medical dramedy) series premiere, 9 p.m., Fox

Saturday, September 20
On the Run Tour: Beyoncé and Jay Z concert special, 9 p.m., HBO

Sunday, September 21
Madam Secretary series premiere, 8 p.m., CBS
The Good Wife season-six premiere, 9 p.m., CBS

Monday, September 22
The Voice season-seven premiere, 8 p.m., NBC
The Blacklist season-two premiere, 10 p.m., NBC
Gotham (Baby Batman) series premiere, 8 p.m., Fox
Sleepy Hollow season-two premiere, 9 p.m., Fox
The Big Bang Theory season-eight premiere, 8 p.m., CBS
Scorpion series premiere, 9 p.m., CBS    
Under the Dome season-two finale, 10 p.m., CBS     

Wednesday, September 23
Chicago Fire season-three premiere, 10 p.m., NBC
Awkward. season 4B, 10 p.m., MTV
Faking It season-two premiere, 10:30 p.m., MTV
NCIS season-12 premiere, 8 p.m., CBS
NCIS: New Orleans series premiere, 9 p.m., CBS
Person of Interest season-four premiere, 10 p.m., CBS
Forever (medical mystery) series premiere, 10 p.m.
Marvel's Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. season-two premiere, 9 p.m.    

Wednesday, September 24
The Mysteries of Laura (Debra Messing drama) series premiere, 8 p.m., NBC
Law and Order: SVU season-16 premiere, 9 p.m., NBC
Chicago P.D. season-two premiere, 10 p.m., NBC
Survivor season-29 premiere, 8 p.m., CBS
The Middle season-six premiere, 8 p.m., ABC
The Goldbergs season-two premiere, 8:30 p.m., ABC
Modern Family season-six premiere, 9 p.m., ABC
Black-ish (Anthony Anderson/Laurence Fishburne comedy) series premiere, 9:30 p.m., ABC
Nashville season-three premiere, 10 p.m., ABC
South Park season-18 premiere, 10 p.m., Comedy Central
Key & Peele season-four premiere, 10:30 p.m., Comedy Central

Thursday, September 25
Parenthood season-six premiere, 10 p.m., NBC
Bones season-ten premiere, 8 p.m., Fox
Grey’s Anatomy season-11 premiere, 8 p.m., ABC
Scandal season-four premiere, 9 p.m., ABC
How to Get Away With Murder (Shonda Rhimes’s latest) series premiere, 10 p.m., ABC

Friday, September 26
The Amazing Race season-24 premiere, 8 p.m., CBS
Hawaii Five-O season-five premiere, 9 p.m., CBS
Blue Bloods season-five premiere, 10 p.m., CBS
Dateline season-24 premiere, 9 p.m., NBC
Shark Tank season-six premiere, 8 p.m., ABC

Saturday, September 27
48 Hours season-27 premiere, 10 p.m., CBS

Sunday, September 28
The Simpsons season-26 premiere, 8 p.m., Fox
Brooklyn Nine-Nine season-two premiere, 8:30 p.m., Fox
Family Guy season-13 premiere, 9 p.m., Fox
CSI: Crime Scene Investigation season-15 premiere, 10 p.m., CBS
Once Upon a Time season-four premiere, 8 p.m., ABC
Resurrection season-two premiere, 9 p.m., ABC
Revenge season-four premiere, 10 p.m., ABC
Masters of Sex season-two finale, 10 p.m., Showtime 

Monday, September 29
Mom season-two premiere, 8:30 p.m., CBS
NCIS: Los Angeles season-six premiere, 10 p.m., CBS
Castle season-seven premiere, 10 p.m., ABC

Tuesday, September 30
Happyland (teen theme-park dramedy) series premiere, 11 p.m., MTV
Selfie (social media meets My Fair Lady) series premiere, 8 p.m., ABC
Manhattan Love Story (dating rom-com) series premiere, 8:30 p.m., ABC

September TBD
Transparent, Amazon Prime 

Wednesday, October 1
Criminal Minds season-ten premiere, 9 p.m., CBS                 
Stalker series premiere, 10 p.m., CBS

Thursday, October 2
Bad Judge (justice gone wild) series premiere, 9 p.m., NBC
A to Z (relationship comedy) series premiere, 9:30 p.m., NBC
Gracepoint (British detective remake) series premiere, 9 p.m., Fox
The Vampire Diaries season-six premiere, 8 p.m., CW
Reign season-two premiere, 9 p.m., CW

Friday, October 3
Last Man Standing season-three premiere, 8 p.m., ABC

Saturday, October 4
Survivor’s Remorse (new comedy) series premiere, 9 p.m., Starz

Sunday, October 5
Bob’s Burgers season-five premiere, 7:30 p.m., Fox
Mulaney (like Seinfeld for millennials) series premiere, 9:30 p.m., Fox

Monday, October 6
The Originals season-two premiere, 8 p.m., CW

Tuesday, October 7
The Flash (superhero spinoff) series premiere, 8 p.m., CW
Supernatural season-ten premiere, 9 p.m., CW

Wednesday, October 8
Arrow season-three premiere, 8 p.m.

Friday, October 10
Cristela (legal comedy) series premiere, 8:30 p.m.

Sunday, October 12
The Walking Dead season-five premiere, 9 p.m., AMC
The Strain season-one finale, 10 p.m., FX 

Monday, October 13
Jane the Virgin (telenovela remake) series premiere, 9 p.m., CW

Tuesday, October 14
Marry Me (relationship comedy) series premiere, 9 p.m., NBC
About a Boy season-two premiere, 9:30 p.m., NBC

Sunday, October 19
The Affair (relationship drama) series premiere, 10 p.m, Showtime

Wednesday, October 22
The 100 season-two premiere, 9 p.m., CW
Web Therapy season-three premiere, 11 p.m., Showtime

Friday, October 24
Grimm season-four premiere, 9 p.m., NBC
Constantine series premiere, 10 p.m., NBC

Monday, October 27
2 Broke Girls season-four premiere, 8 p.m., CBS

Thursday, October 30
The Millers season-two premiere, 8:30 p.m., CBS
Two and a Half Men, season-12 premiere, 9 p.m., CBS
The McCarthys series premiere, 9:30 p.m., CBS  
Elementary season-three premiere, 10 p.m., CBS

October TBD
Alpha House season two, Amazon Prime 

Friday, November 7
MasterChef Junior season-two premiere, 8 p.m., Fox

Monday, November 17
State of Affairs series premiere, 10 p.m., NBC

Friday, November 28
One Child (Harry Potter’s Katie Leung does drama) series premiere, SundanceTV

Tuesday, December 2
Girlfriends’ Guide to Divorce (the first Bravo scripted series, with Janeane Garofolo) series premiere, 10 p.m., Bravo

Sunday, December 28
Call the Midwife Holiday Special, 7:30 p.m., PBS

Photo-Illustration: Maya Robinson and Photos by TNT, Cinamax, AMC