The CW Sets Summer Premiere Dates For Beauty and the Beast, Plus Five New Series

Beauty And The BeastThe Beast is (almost) back! The CW on Thursday announced summer premiere dates for five new shows, as well as the long-awaited summer return of Beauty and the Beast.

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Here’s the full breakdown of CW summer premieres:

MONDAY, JUNE 2
9 pm Beauty and the Beast

TUESDAY, JUNE 3
8 pm Famous in 12, a social experiment in which a fame-hungry family is filmed for 12 weeks straight, under the careful manipulation of TMZ’s Harvey Levin.

MONDAY, JULY 14
8:30 pm Backpackers, a half-hour comedy that follows best friends Brandon (Dillon Casey, Nikita) and Ryan (Noah Reid, Rookie Blue) as they search for Brandon’s missing bride-to-be in Europe.
9:30 pm Seed, a half-hour comedy about a sperm donor named Harry (Adam Korson) who gets to know three families — all potential recipients of his DNA.

WEDNESDAY, JULY 30
8 pm Penn & Teller: Fool Us, a reality show in which aspiring magicians attempt to pull one over on famed magic duo Penn & Teller.

FRIDAY, AUGUST 1
8 pm Masters of Illusion, a show in which professional illusionists perform for a studio audience. Dean Cain (Lois & Clark) hosts.
9 pm America’s Next Top Model