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SUNDAY, JULY 1
10 pm Weeds (Showtime)
10:30 pm Episodes (Showtime)

MONDAY, JULY 2
11 pm Web Therapy (Showtime)

SUNDAY, JULY 8
7 pm Mega Mansions (Travel) | An exclusive look at some of America’s most iconic, open-to-the-public mansions.
8 pm Xtreme Waterparks (Travel) | You know they mean it, ’cause they left the “e” off extreme.
9 pm Insane Coaster Wars (Travel) | As a rule, I don’t watch any show with “Wars” in the title, but here I’ll make an Xception.

MONDAY, JULY 9
9 pm The Closer (TNT) | Final six episodes
10 pm Perception (TNT) | Eric McCormack (Will & Grace) plays an eccentric professor who assists a former student (Rachael Leigh Cook) now working for the FBI.
10 pm Bad Girls Club: Mexico (Oxygen)

TUESDAY, JULY 10
8 pm Destination Truth (Syfy)
9 pm White Collar (USA Network)
10 pm Covert Affairs (USA Network)
10 pm Paranormal Highway (Syfy) | Sam and Dean Winchester Jack Osbourne and Dana Workman investigate claims of paranormal activity along America’s remote back roads.

WEDNESDAY, JULY 11
9 pm Damages (DirecTV) | The fifth and final season.
9 pm Beverly Hills Nannies (ABC Family) | A docu-series following nannies in Beverly Hills. (Duh.)
10 pm Hit and Miss (DirecTV) | Original drama starring Chloe Sevigny (Big Love) as, you guessed it, a pre-op transsexual assassin.
10 pm The Franchise: A Season With the Miami Marlins (Showtime)

THURSDAY, JULY 12
9 pm Big Brother (CBS)
10 pm The Real L Word (Showtime)

FRIDAY, JULY 13
9 pm Can You Survive a Horror Movie? (Chiller) | A one-off special perhaps pegged to this date.

SATURDAY, JULY 14
10 pm George Lopez: It’s Not Me, It’s You (HBO) | Stand-up special

SUNDAY, JULY 15
8 pm Leverage (TNT)
10 pm Breaking Bad (AMC) | First half of final season
10 pm Political Animals (USA Network) | Six-part series about D.C. politicos and power players, starring Sigourney Weaver as a former First Lady, Adrian Pasdar as the new POTUS, plus a whole lotta other awesome actors. This summer’s can’t-miss series.

MONDAY, JULY 16
9 pm Eureka (Syfy) | Series finale. Tear.

THURSDAY, JULY 19
10 pm Sullivan & Son (TBS) | Successful corporate attorney takes over family bar. (There’s a “passing the bar” joke to make here, but it’s already mid-July and I’m spent.)

FRIDAY, JULY 20
10 pm Lost Girl (Syfy) | New time slot!

SUNDAY, JULY 22
8 pm Teen Choice 2012 (Fox)
9 pm 3 (CBS) | In this unscripted series, three single women of different ages, life experiences and backgrounds meet share a common goal — to find true love. Click here, the show logo is kinda awesome.

MONDAY, JULY 23
8 pm Bachelor Pad (ABC)
9 pm Warehouse 13 (Syfy)
10 pm Alphas (Syfy)

SELECT AUGUST HIGHLIGHTS: Hell on Wheels (8/12, AMC), The Closer series finale (8/13, TNT), Major Crimes premiere (8/13, TNT), Boss (8/17, Starz), Copper (8/19, BBC America) and Face Off (8/21, Syfy)