The 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.
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