Flavorwire’s 10 Most Anticipated TV Shows of Summer 2013

Flavorwire is celebrating Memorial Day with The Year in TV, a series of features on the 2012-13 TV season, which ends this month.

Summer has commonly been a wasteland for television, but with the staggered seasons of original cable programming, the next few months feature a surprisingly terrific line-up of returning favorites as well as new series on cable, network TV, and on Netflix. While you’ve probably already made it through the fourth season of Arrested Development twice already, here are ten other series worth checking out this summer.

The Killing 

Premieres: June 2 at 8pm, AMC

In the third season of AMC’s slow-burning mystery series, detectives Sarah Linden and Steven Holder (Mireille Enos and Joel Kinnaman, the only returning series regulars) join up again to solve a completely new murder case. Peter Sarsgaard joins the dreary Seattle-set police procedural.