5 TV Shows to Watch This Summer

As summer approaches, so too do the mixed emotions of TV season finale time. Months without Liz Lemon's neuroses and the game-changing bun in the oven on Bones —not to mention a final farewell to the beloved inhabitants of Dillon, Texas—can be trying on our first-world nerves! There is, after all, only so much fan fiction a person can read. Fortunately, there are many extremely satisfying—and something even truly excellent—television shows to be found on the air, on DVD, and on the immediate gratification of Netflix Watch Instantly that will help us survive the summer. Here are my top recommendations:

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Cailey Hall is a writer, currently based in Brooklyn. She blogs at teardowntheflag.blogspot.com.

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