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The Washington Post Sunday - - SUMMER TV PREVIEW -

“Un­REAL” (Mon­days at 10 on Life­time) Delectably cruel fic­tional drama is a near-per­fect send-up of life be­hind the scenes of a “Bach­e­lor”-type re­al­ity show. Pre­miered June 1.

“The Whis­pers” (Mon­days at 10 on ABC) This medi­ocre drama starts off with the usual spooky chil­dren of the leafy D.C. sub­urbs talk­ing to “imag­i­nary” friends with malev­o­lent plans. Lily Rabe (“Amer­i­can Hor­ror Story”) plays the fed­eral agent who re­al­izes that an un­seen power is try­ing to get through our na­tional se­cu­rity sys­tem through these kids. It never gets above a ho-hum level.

Pre­miered June 1.

“Se­crets and Wives” (Tues­days at 10 on Bravo) Re­al­ity show hangs out with per­fectly aw­ful Long Is­land women who’ve known one another since fuh-evuh. Pre­miered June 2.

“Stitch­ers” (Tues­days at 9 on ABC Fam­ily) Drama se­ries. A young woman is re­cruited into a se­cret gov­ern­ment pro­gram that “stitches” her into the minds of the re­cently de­ceased as a way to solve crime. Pre­miered June 2.

“Sense8” (Net­flix stream­ing) Te­dious but stylish sci-fi se­ries from the Wa­chowskis (“The Ma­trix”) about eight strangers who dis­cover that their minds are linked. Pre­miered June 5. “100 Things to Do Be­fore High School” (Satur­days at 8 on Nick­elodeon) Hipped by her big brother to the many bum­mers of high school, a 12-year-old girl de­cides to make the most of life with her BFFs be­fore they have to face fresh­man year. Pre­miered June 6.

“Mum­mies Alive” (Sun­days at 9 on Smith­so­nian Chan­nel) Do­cuseries trav­els to many con­ti­nents to look at an­cient mum­mies and mum­mi­fi­ca­tion rit­u­als. Hosted by non-yet-mum­mi­fied ac­tor Jason Pri­est­ley. Pre­miered June 7.

“Odd Mom Out” (Mon­days at 10 on Bravo) Scripted com­edy se­ries from writer/star Jill Kargman about wealthy mom­mies on the Up­per East Side. Abby El­liott and Joanna Cas­sidy costar. Pre­miered June 8.

“Be­com­ing Us” (Mon­days at 9 on ABC Fam­ily) Drama se­ries about a teenager named Ben whose fa­ther is be­com­ing a woman. Pre­miered June 8.

“Dark Mat­ter” (Fri­days at 10 on Syfy) Drama se­ries based on the Dark Horse comic book about six peo­ple who wake up and have no idea how they all wound up on the same space­ship.

Pre­miered June 12.

“Dare toWear” (Fri­days at 10 on TLC) Fash­ion dis­as­ters from op­po­site sides of the wardrobe spec­trum have to switch clos­ets and wear the other per­son’s clothes and shoes. Pre­miered June 12. “Jonathan Strange & Mr Nor­rell” (Satur­days at 10 on BBC Amer­ica) Based on the best-selling novel by Su­sanna Clarke, seven-part minis­eries stars Ed­die Marsan and Ber­tie Carvel as 18th-cen­tury ma­gi­cians who join Eng­land’s war against Napoleon. Pre­miered June 13.

“The Mak­ing of the Mob” (Mon­days at 10 on AMC) For view­ers who never tire of the mafia, Ray Liotta nar­rates this eight-part doc­u­men­tary se­ries about the history of or­ga­nized crime in New York in the early 20th cen­tury — ma­te­rial you should be some­what fa­mil­iar with if you watched “Board­walk Em­pire.” Pre­miered June 15.

“Over My Dead Body” (Mon­days at 10 on In­ves­ti­ga­tion Dis­cov­ery) Ac­tress Linda Hamil­ton (of the early “Ter­mi­na­tor” movies) hosts do­cuseries that tells true sto­ries of women who fought off at­tack­ers. Pre­miered June 15.

“Proof” (Tues­days at 10 on TNT) Drama se­ries about a tech guru with can­cer (Matthew Mo­dine) who per­suades a griev­ing sur­geon (Jen­nifer Beals) to in­ves­ti­gate cases of near-death and after­life ex­pe­ri­ences. Pre­miered June 16.

“Clipped” (Tues­days at 10 on TBS) Sit­com from “Will & Grace” cre­ators about a hipster bar­ber­shop in Mas­sachusetts staffed by peo­ple who all went to

high school to­gether. Pre­miered June 16.

“Deutsch­land 83” (Wed­nes­days at 11 on Sun­dance TV) This Ger­man-sub­ti­tled drama makes a nice com­pan­ion piece to FX’s “The Amer­i­cans,” as a 24-year-old East Ger­man man (Jonas Nay) is cho­sen to spy for the Stasi as a West Ger­man soldier dur­ing the 1980s.

Pre­miered June 17.

“Com­pli­ca­tions” (Thurs­days at 9 on USA) Drama/thriller se­ries from “Burn No­tice” cre­ator Matt Nix stars Jason O’Mara (“Terra Nova”) as a sub­ur­ban doc­tor who saves the vic­tim of a driveby shoot­ing that turns out to be a much more sig­nif­i­cant in­ci­dent than it first seemed.

Pre­miered June 18.

“The Astro­nautWives Club” (Thurs­days at 8 on ABC) Drama se­ries based on Lily Kop­pel’s book about the women be­hind NASA’s pi­o­neer­ing astro­nauts. Sort of a fizzier twist on “The Right Stuff.” Pre­miered June 18.

“Alone” (Thurs­days at 10 on History) Ten sur­vival­ists (all guys) are dropped off in the Van­cou­ver Is­land wilder­ness, sep­a­rated from one another and left on their own, with­out even a cam­era crew or pro­duc­ers. Pre­miered June 18.

“Killjoys” (Fri­days at 9 on Syfy) Ten-episode se­ries about bounty hun­ters in space, but not in the Boba Fett mold. Pre­miered June 19.

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