The Black Girl's Guide To Summer TV

What's coming to Netflix in June and the show's we'll be watching this summer.

Sydney Scott May, 31, 2017

Summer is here!

We know you’ve probably got plans to hit the beach or throw a BBQ with friends and family, but what about those lazy summer days and nights when all you want to do is chill on the couch and enjoy the A/C? 

Well, Netflix has quite a few treasures coming in June and summer TV is chock-full of stellar must-watch series’. 

Take a look at our Black girls guide to summer TV, there’s sure to be something you enjoy. 

Still Star-Crossed (May 29)

Shonda Rhimes meets Shakeaspeare? Sign us up! The Rhimes-produced series, created by Heather Mitchell, follows life for the Capulets and Montagues following Romeo and Juliet's death. 

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Claws (June 11)

Starring Niecy Nash, TNT's new series focuses on a group of ladies running a nail salon as a front for a number of illegal activities. There's drama, comedy, and badass women.

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Queen Sugar (June 20)

The Bordelons seem to be going in different directions when it comes to their plans for the sugarcane farm and their facing outside threats. It's going to be one emotional second season.

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Power (June 25)

The STARZ series will return this summer and it looks like the balance of power is about to shift. Who'll end up on top and who'll be left out in the cold? 

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Preacher (June 25)

Ruth Negga's badass Tulip is back again with Jesse (Dominic Cooper) and Cassidy (Joseph Gilgun) to raise hell, fight supernatural beings, and shed a little more light on Jesse's mysterious past. 

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Snowfall (July 5)

Created by John Singleton, the Los Angeles-set crime drama focuses on the 80s crack epidemic and its affects on the city. 

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Game of Thrones (July 16)

The HBO series is back and winter has finally arrived. It's going to be one tense season with the seven kingdoms facing turmoil and white walkers at their door. 

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Marvel's The Defenders (August 18)

Netflix's favorite superheroes come together to defend New York City, despite their differences and personal challenges. Plus, anytime Mike Colter is attached something, you can be sure we'll watch.

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