“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.