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East Coast Elle is back to teach YOU how to watch TV in the summer!

Suits
USA, Tuesday 10pm EST

Last month, my second favorite show of the summer premiered just in time to help me deal with the loss of Falling Skies (can you BELIEVE that season finale!?).  Thank goodness.

Suits follows the nefarious and borderline illegal activities of the hottest lawyers, paralegals and legal aides I’ve ever seen at a top law firm in New York.

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Seriously, legal secretaries usually look like this.

Not like this:

Not like this.

Nope.

Harvey Specter (played by Gabriel Macht) is the hotshot at the firm and favorite of managing partner Jessica Pearson.  He’s looking for a new mentee and protégé and settles on Mike Ross (played by Patrick Adams) who is smart as a whip…but has no legal degree to speak of.  The two fake Mike’s credentials and work to hide his real past, while solving problems for their high-class clients and keeping themselves ahead of the games that are played in big-time law firms.

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But don’t think this is the next LA Law or Law & Order.  It’s WAY better.  While each episode often focuses on a specific client or case, the actual story here is about the characters.  And you will find yourself loving them all…even the evil Louis Litt.

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who, like the Grinch, secretly has a heart of gold.

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Don’t worry his heart will grow three sizes before the end of season three!

Two reasons to tune in each week…

1.       You get a weekly visit with this little slice:

Um, yum!

Um, yum!

2.       And this Hottie McTottie:

'Nuff said.

‘Nuff said.

Crossing Lines
NBC, Sunday at 10pm EST

This show follows six police officers from different countries who work together as a team solving crimes in Europe that cross borders under the jurisdiction of the International Criminal Court (ICC).  Not only is each criminal they hunt twistedly awesome, the characters in the show are deep and intriguing.  The show’s just getting started but has become a new staple in my TV watching.  Plus, there’s a hottie Irish guy in there.  And we all know that any guy with an Irish accent is EXTRA HOT.

Motive
ABC, Thursday at 9pm EST

When I first heard of this show, I wasn’t convinced. How can it be fun if you already know who committed the crime.  But I love crime dramas so I had to give it a shot.  And boy am I glad I did.  Great show with a great new twist on crime dramas.  Set your DVR stat.

Orange Is the New Black
Netflix, Any Dang Time You Want to Watch It

This is the new show that everyone you know is watching and talking about…so why aren’t you?  Taylor Schilling stars as Piper Chapman, a woman in jail for transporting drug money for her former lover, played by none other than Hot Donna, aka Laura Prepon.  The show is witty, hilarious, and definitely worth tuning in.

Tune in next month when I will pick the top five new shows I can’t wait to watch.  If you’ve got a favorite, vote in the comments!