This week, television has gone to the dogs! Thankfully, joining our fluffy friends is veteran TV writer Aaron Sorkin with a brand new show. Sit down with your pup -- here's what to watch this week!
The Newsroom Series Premiere, 6/24, 10/9c, HBO
Emmy winning writer Aaron Sorkin thankfully has finally returned television. This time his show focuses on cable news networks and features Jeff Daniels at the acting helm as an overly successful but controversial news anchor.
One Nation Under Dog: Stories of Fear, Loss, and Betrayal 6/18, 9/8c, HBO
This controversial documentary series explores the complex relationships between humans and dogs. Examining people's fears of domesticated dogs, support groups for owners, and the brutalities of puppy mills, this three-parter starts off HBO's summer doc series.
The Glass House Series Premiere 6/18, 10/9c, ABC
This new reality series has been getting some slack for being a carbon copy of Big Brother. Yet, with the added element of the home viewing audience having some control over what goes on inside, I fear this weird competition might get even more scary "Big Brother" than Big Brother ever did.
Discovering Lennon 6/19, 9/8c, BBC America
2012 NHL Awards 6/20, 7/6c, NBCSN
Dogs in the City 6/20, 8/7c, CBS
Dog guru Justin Silver travels New York City helping folks out with their dog problems. Problem number one: maybe you shouldn't have such a huge dog in New York freaking City.
On the Fly 6/21, 9/8c, TLC
This new series, only a few episodes old, gives audiences a peek inside the inner workings of Southwest Airlines. Crossing back and forth between a Southwest advertisement and a melee of airport horror stories, this episode appropriately follows a supervisor assessing a ceaselessly barking dog on a flight.
Actress extraordinaire Meryl Streep presents actress extraordinaire Shirley MacLaine with the AFI Life Achievement Award. Perfect timing before MacLaine gets started on Downton Abbey and heads out to tour with her one woman show.