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2021 Summer Television Preview: Best Shows to Watch Between Now and Labor Day

Above and beyond the TV behemoth that is the Summer Olympics, there is a lot of television to lure you inside (yes, again, still!) between now and Labor Day.

Jason Sudeikis

“Ted Lasso”


Summer is almost here and America is finally beginning to open up again, but television networks and streamers are still offering plenty of reasons for TV fans to stay indoors — at least for a little while.

Whether you’re a fan of animated comedies, animated monster series, animated shows set in space — seriously, there is so much animation — or sports, there are an ample number of television projects to look forward to throughout the next few months. There’s more TV out there (and streaming services vying for your money) than ever before and it can be difficult to keep track of where the biggest and best shows are airing or streaming. Here’s the lowdown on the most highly-anticipated returning and new shows that will be heading to a screen near you in the coming weeks:

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