August 2016 Premiere Dates


August is relatively quiet, with not many premiere dates occurring during the month. After all, everyone is gearing up for September when the fall season officially begins. But there’s a few new Netflix series coming down the pipeline, as well as more reality television and the return of a few FX shows.

August 2
Bachelor in Paradise (ABC, Season 2 premiere)
Tou8can Nation (Animal Planet, series premiere)

August 3
Beat Bugs (Netflix, series premiere)
Love at First Kiss (TLC, series premiere)

August 4
Kingin’ with Tyga (MTV, Season 2 premiere)
Wild N Out (MTV, Season 8 premiere)

August 5
The Little Prince (Netflix, series premiere)
Rio Summer Olympics Opening Ceremony (NBC, special event)

August 9
Bachelor in Paradise: After Paradise (ABC, Season 2 premiere)
Botched by Nature (E!, series premiere)

August 11
Take My Wife (Seeso, series premiere)

August 12
The Get Down (Netflix, series premiere)
Ask the Storybots (Netflix, series premiere)

August 14
Chesapeake Shores (Hallmark Channel, series premiere)

August 15
Hollywood Medium with Tyler Henry (E!, Season 2 premiere)

August 18
60 Days In (A&E, Season 2 premiere)

August 19
Bottersnikes & Gumbles (Netflix, series premiere)

August 22
Cheer Squad (Freeform, series premiere)
Rusty Rivets (Nickelodeon, series premiere)

August 23
Better Late Than Never (NBC, series premiere)
Halt and Catch Fire (AMC, Season 3 premiere; back-to-back episodes)
Forged in Fire (History, Season 3 premiere)

August 24
Gomorrah (SundanceTV, series premiere)

August 28
The Strain (FX, Season 3 premiere)

August 31
You’re the Worst (FX, Season 3 premiere)

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  • SX

    I feel like mid-season premiers are important to list on these as well since we wouldn’t otherwise be expecting, or even remembering that ‘Fear The Walking Dead’ was an option to watch otherwise.