Last Tuesday, I listed all of the TV shows that I try to watch each night in Summer Chaos, Part One. I attempted to pick only one or two shows per night, but in some instances I couldn’t walk away without selecting at least three.
And even with these programs watched and erased from our DVR, it’s still full. One might ask, how is this even possible right now? Despite it not being the typical television season of September through May, we still find ourselves recording more than a few programs per night. Plus, during the summer months, we are busier than usual. Not only do we find ways to deal with the heat, like making frequent trips to the pool and water parks, but we also gather up the troops and travel to fun and sunny destinations. All of these activities pull us outside and take us away from our televisions. For our household, this leaves our DVR queue full.
So, in addition to last week’s list, today I’m going to share our left-over bucket that we cram into our weekend viewing.
Here’s to everything else… the rest of our must-see summer television series.
Rizzoli & Isles
C’mon, it’s Angie Harmon and Sasha Alexander!! Angie plays Jane… just one of the guys, solving crimes, but with much prettier hair. And Sasha plays Maura… a medical examiner who examines bodies and performs autopsies in stilettos. And lets not forget about the humor…
Our favorite team of cons…because last week I already stated Neal Caffrey is my favorite individual con… Nate may lead the team, but I personally don’t think Leverage would quite be the same without the supporting cast of Parker (the thief), Hardison (the hacker), and Eliot (the muscle).
Sometimes her spy abilities prove to be a bit frustrating, but Annie Walker is with a new team this year—with more freedom. Maybe this will open up the romantic door with Auggie a little? We hope so! We need more Auggie…
So far I’m really enjoying this new generation of Ewings… they’re especially fun to look at! Christopher or John Ross? Elena or Rebecca? It’s a tough decision…
Men at Work
How I Met Your Mother meets Sex and the City… Men at Work‘s season ended last week, so that’s one less show for us to watch. But let me just say, it was fun—it was great to see dating from a guy’s perspective—and I can’t wait for the 2013 season. Yes, it was picked up…
A&E is really stepping it up with its original programming… As one can probably tell from my list last week and this week, I love police procedurals. But Jim Longworth takes his detective skills to an entirely different level. Not only is he adorable, but his character is seriously flawed and he walks to the beat of his own drum, ignoring everyone and everything he’s told. But don’t worry; although the character is a bit of a rebel, he’s not annoying.
This season’s group of chefs may be the most dysfunctional ever! But it doesn’t matter! I still want to eat at a Gordon Ramsey restaurant… and I’m going to order the scallops, risotto, and Beef Wellington!
There’s a little bit of Fae (supernatural) sexiness for everyone… men and women! As a woman, I can honestly say that Bo and her succubus abilities are pretty hot. My guy’s not here to defend himself, but I think he’d agree—he’s always suggesting we watch Lost Girl on the DVR. And Dyson? If someone doesn’t know what I mean simply by saying his name, check out an episode and find out for yourself!
And speaking of SyFy, two more of the network’s summer hits start at the end of the month…
Do you watch any of these shows? Which summer show/s do you absolutely have to find the time to watch? I’d love to hear from you…
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