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5 NOT-TO-BE-MISSED SUMMER TV SHOWS

The Escape Artist. This three-part BBC thriller about a London barrister begins June 15 on PBS.

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Freedom Summer. June 24 on PBS this documentary for the “American Experience” series is from Stanley Nelson known for “The Murder of Emmett Till” and “A Place of Our Own.” The new program deals with the movement to register black voters in Mississippi in 1964.

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The Honorable Woman. Another thriller mini-series this time starring Maggie Gyllenhaal with a top-flight cast will begin airing on Sundance on July 31. She stars as a woman appointed to the House of Lords. Much of the cast is British and the show also airs on the BBC.

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Orange Is The New Black. Season 2 of this women’s-prison dramedy goes up on Netflix in its entirety on June 6. You all know this by now. But just in case, I thought I’d add it to the list.

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The Outlander. Based on the novels of Diana Gabaldon, this time-travel series arrives on Starz Aug. 9.

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Mark your calendars! Summer fun awaits!