New TV Shows Starting in August 2017

Manhunt: Unabomber

Starts 1st Aug 9:00pm On Discovery NEW!
Manhunt: Unabomber follows Jim Fitzgerald, the FBI agent who tracked down Ted Kaczynksi, aka the 'Unabomber', and brought him to justice through his expertise in profiling and... Selected by 2335 Users

The Sinner

Starts 2nd Aug 10:00pm On USA Network NEW!
A young mother is overcome by an inexplicable fit of rage and commits a startling act of violence and to her horror has no idea why. The event launches an inverted and utterly surprising crime thriller whose driving force is not the 'who' or the 'what' - but the 'why' - as... Selected by 3898 Users

What Would Diplo Do?

Starts 3rd Aug 7:59pm On Viceland NEW!
Bein a superstar DJ doesn't make u good at life, but as long as we're still in the game we got a chance to get it... Selected by 613 Users

The Guest Book

Starts 3rd Aug 10:00pm On TBS NEW!
Different guests visit the same remote cabin in a remote a small, mountain town. The Guest Book is based on fictitious stories Greg Garcia had been writing in the guest books of various rental cabins in an effort to freak out the next renters. Garcia will write all 10... Selected by 2009 Users

Mr. Mercedes

Starts 9th Aug 8:00pm On Audience Network NEW!
A demented serial killer taunts a retired police detective with a series of lurid letters and emails, forcing the ex-cop to undertake a private, and potentially felonious, crusade to bring the killer to justice before he can strike again. Based on the bestselling novel by... Selected by 3513 Users


Starts 11th Aug 11:59pm On Netflix NEW!
Sam, an 18-year-old on the autism spectrum, decides it's time to find a girlfriend, a journey that sets Sam's mom on her own life-changing path as her son seeks more... Selected by 2307 Users

Get Shorty

Starts 13th Aug 10:00pm On EPIX NEW!
Miles Daly, a hitman from Nevada tries to become a movie producer in Hollywood as a means to leave his criminal past behind and win back his recently estranged family. There, he meets Rick Moreweather, a washed up producer of low quality films who is desperately hanging on... Selected by 1963 Users


Starts 16th Aug 8:00pm On NBC NEW!
Loosely inspired by the real life of star Marlon Wayans, this update to the classic family comedy centers on a loving (but immature) father committed to co-parenting his two kids with his very-together ex-wife. While his misguided fatherly advice, unstoppable... Selected by 967 Users

Marvel's The Defenders

Starts 18th Aug 11:59pm On Netflix NEW!
'Marvel's The Defenders' follows Daredevil, Jessica Jones, Luke Cage and Iron Fist. A quartet of singular heroes with one common goal - to save New York City. This is the story of four solitary figures, burdened with their own personal challenges, who realize they just... Selected by 20099 Users

The Tick

Starts 25th Aug 11:59pm On Amazon Prime Instant Video NEW!
In a world where superheroes have been real for decades, an accountant with zero powers comes to realize his city is owned by a super villain. As he struggles to uncover this conspiracy, he falls in league with a strange blue... Selected by 5257 Users


Starts 25th Aug 11:59pm On Netflix NEW!
Cannabis legend Ruth Whitefeather Feldman employs her newly graduated son and a team of young 'budtenders' to help run her Los Angeles marijuana dispensary. **NOTE: Even though Netflix releases all episodes of Disjointed on one day, they are portrayed on the TV Calendar... Selected by 1586 Users

Returning TV Shows in August 2017

Wet Hot American Summer

Returns 4th Aug 11:59pm On Netflix NEW!
The misadventures of campers and counselors at Camp Firewood. A spin-off of the 2001 farcical comedy of the same name, the series will bring back the cast of the cult classic for more wacky, off-kilter fun. **NOTE: Even though Netflix releases all episodes of Wet Hot... Selected by 3516 Users

Voltron: Legendary Defender

Returns 4th Aug 11:59pm On Netflix NEW!
For millennia, the evil Galra Empire has plagued the universe by conquering planets and destroying their inhabitants. The only known threat to the empire's power and plans, is the legendary "Defender of the Universe" Voltron, a 100 meter tall robot warrior composed of five... Selected by 1611 Users

Ray Donovan

Returns 6th Aug 9:00pm On Showtime NEW!
Ray Donovan, a professional "fixer" for the rich and famous in LA, is the one called in to solve the complicated, confidential and controversial problems of the city's elite. He can make anyone's problems disappear... except the ones he can't escape created by his own... Selected by 17539 Users

Chesapeake Shores

Returns 6th Aug 9:00pm On Hallmark Channel NEW!
Abby O'Brien Winters returns to her hometown of Chesapeake Shores, Maryland, after receiving a panicked phone call from her younger sister Jess, who has renovated the Inn at Eagle Point. Abby's demanding career, divorce and young twin daughters, has kept her busy to even... Selected by 2329 Users

Hard Knocks

Returns 8th Aug 10:00pm On HBO NEW!
Hard Knocks on HBO presents viewers with an inside look at NFL training camps. From the top coaches to the rookies trying to make the team, Hard Knocks will showcase what it takes to be in the... Selected by 1890 Users

Difficult People

Returns 8th Aug 11:59pm On hulu NEW!
Difficult People hails from the comedic minds of Julie Klausner and Billy Eichner, who star as themselves. As best friends living in New York City, their typical, irreverent behavior lands them in some very awkward... Selected by 1631 Users


Returns 9th Aug 9:00pm On A&E NEW!
"Wahlburgers" goes behind the scenes of one of Boston's most well-known families, the Wahlbergs. Brothers Mark, Donnie and Paul join forces to embark on a hometown-based business venture, a hamburger restaurant that touts the family name. An homage to their humble... Selected by 717 Users

Bering Sea Gold

Returns 11th Aug 10:00pm On Discovery Channel NEW!
In the frontier town of Nome, Alaska, there's a gold rush on. But you've never seen gold mining like this before - here, the precious metal isn't found in the ground. It's sitting in the most unlikely of places: the bottom of the frigid, unpredictable Bering Sea. And there... Selected by 1022 Users

Doctor Doctor

Returns 16th Aug 8:30pm On Nine NEW!
The story of Hugh Knight, a rising heart surgeon who is gifted, charming and infallible. He is a hedonist who, due to his sheer talent, believes he can live outside the rules. His "work hard, play harder" philosophy is about to come back and bite... Selected by 1354 Users

Project Runway

Returns 17th Aug 9:00pm On Lifetime NEW!
Eager to give aspiring designers a chance to break into the notoriously difficult-to-crack fashion world, supermodel Heidi Klum will once again head a panel of industry luminaries, including top women's and men's wear designer Michael Kors and Elle Magazine fashion director... Selected by 3906 Users

Girlfriends' Guide to Divorce

Returns 17th Aug 10:00pm On Bravo NEW!
Based on the best-selling "Girlfriends' Guide" book series by Vicki Iovine, the series follows Abby, a self-help book author who hides the fact that she's separated from her husband, as she starts to navigate her life as a single woman in her early 40s in Los Angeles. She... Selected by 2587 Users


Returns 19th Aug 9:00pm On BBC One NEW!
Casualty is the world's longest running and most successful medical drama series on television. It depicts the private and working lives of the patients, doctors, nurses and all others attending a small but frantically busy accident and emergency department of the large... Selected by 615 Users

Halt & Catch Fire

Returns 19th Aug 9:00pm On amc NEW!
Set in the early 1980s, "Halt & Catch Fire" dramatizes the personal computing boom through the eyes of a visionary, an engineer and a prodigy whose innovations directly confront the corporate behemoths of the time. Their personal and professional partnership will be... Selected by 11345 Users

The Last Ship

Returns 20th Aug 9:00pm On TNT NEW!
A global virus pandemic nearly obliterates the earth's population, forcing the crew of a naval destroyer to confront the reality of their new existence in a dangerous new world where they are among the only survivors. They must find a way to pull humanity from the brink of... Selected by 24940 Users


Returns 20th Aug 9:00pm On Showtime NEW!
Story of Andrew Dice Clay, as he deals with a demanding girlfriend, two kids, mounting gambling debt and all of life's obstacles that keep him from being a stand up... Selected by 1114 Users

Survivor's Remorse

Returns 20th Aug 10:00pm On starz NEW!
Survivor's Remorse will explore the complexity, comedy and drama of an experience that everyone reads about, but few understand - what truly happens when you make it out. Through a combination of God-given talent and north Philly grit, Cam Calloway and Reggie Vaughn... Selected by 1456 Users


Returns 20th Aug 10:30pm On Showtime NEW!
British writer-producers Beverly and Sean Lincoln, have a wonderful marriage and a hit TV series to their credit. Things couldn't be better. Until Merc Lapidus, a Hollywood network executive, gushes over their series at a gala. Merc is certain that a remake of the show will... Selected by 12803 Users

Dragons: Riders of Berk

Returns 25th Aug 11:59pm On Netflix NEW!
Picking up where the critically-acclaimed feature film, How to Train Your Dragon, left off, this weekly animated series follows the continuing adventures of Hiccup and his dragon Toothless on the island of Berk, along with the band of dragon trainers, all of whom now have... Selected by 5198 Users

Thunderbirds Are Go!

Returns 31st Aug 8:30am On itv NEW!
In the 21st century, Jeff Tracy, a former astronaut, amasses a colossal fortune and decides that he must use it to benefit others. His answer to this desire is to create International Rescue, a unique private emergency response service equipped with customized designed... Selected by 1100 Users