ABC announces its summer 2013 schedule: When will 'The Bachelorette,' 'Rookie Blue' and more premiere?

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It's just barely spring, but ABC is already getting ready with its schedule for the summer of 2013. The network has announced its full summer lineup, featuring returning hits like "The Bachelorette" (starring Desiree Hartsock) and new shows like "Mistresses."


New shows

"Motive," starring Kristin Lehman, Louis Ferreira and Lauren Holly, is a murder-mystery drama that introduces murderer and victim at the beginning. The show then focuses on understanding why and how the crime occurred.

"Mistresses" is a drama focusing on a group of four women navigating complex relationships on the road to self-discovery.

"Whodunnit?" is a reality series in which 13 contestants try to solve a mystery using crime scene investigation techniques.


Summer premiere dates

Thursday, May 9
"Wipeout": 8-9pm

Monday, May 20
"The Bachelorette": 9-11pm (special time period, following the performance finale of "Dancing with the Stars")

Tuesday, May 21
"Motive": 10-11pm (special time period, following the finale of "Dancing with the Stars"

Thursday, May 23
"Motive": 9-10pm (regular time period premiere)
"Rookie Blue": 10-11pm

Monday, May 27
"The Bachelorette": 8-10pm (regular time period premiere)

Tuesday, May 28
"Extreme Makeover: Weight Loss Edition": 8-10pm

Wednesday, May 29
"What Would You Do?": 10-11pm

Monday, June 3
"Mistresses": 10-11pm

Sunday, June 23
"Celebrity Wife Swap": 8-9pm
"Whodunnit?": 9-10pm

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