'Bachelor in Paradise' and other shows premiering this August
'Bachelor in Paradise' and other shows premiering this AugustFacebook / Bachelor in Paradise

Fans are eagerly waiting to watch their favourite series return on television and new ones to premiere this month. Several popular shows will premiere in August, including "Halt and Catch Fire," "Cheer Squad," "Bachelor in Paradise," and "The Strain." 

One of the major highlights in August will be the inaugural ceremony of the 2016 Rio Olympic Games, which will be aired on Aug. 5, Friday, on NBC.

While several shows are all set to be telecast on various networks throughout the month, here is the full list of both the returning shows and the new ones that will premiere on respective networks this month:

Aug. 2, Tuesday

"Bachelor in Paradise," 8 p.m, ABC

Aug. 5, Friday

2016 Rio Olympic Games opening ceremony, 8 p.m, NBC

Aug. 7, Sunday

"Hollywood Medium with Tyler Henry," 10 p.m, E!

Aug. 9, Tuesday

"Botched by Nature," 9 p.m, E!

Aug. 11, Thursday

"Take My Wife," Seeso

Aug. 12, Friday

"The Get Down," Netflix

Aug. 22, Monday

"Cheer Squad," 10 p.m, Freeform

Aug. 23, Tuesday

"Halt and Catch Fire," 9 p.m, AMC (the show will be aired at 10 p.m in subsequent weeks)
"Better Late Than Never," 10 p.m, NBC

Aug. 24, Wednesday

"Gomorrah," 10 p.m, Sundance

Aug. 26, Friday

"Jeff Foxworthy and Larry the Cable Guy: We've Been Thinking ...," Netflix

Aug. 28, Sunday

"The Strain," 10 p.m, FX

Aug. 31, Wednesday

"You're the Worst," 10 p.m, FX