Despite the fact that USA seems to have undergone a brutal run of cancellations in 2012 -- including everything from 'Common Law' to 'Fairly Legal,' dropping 'Political Animals,' and the likely upcoming ends of 'Burn Notice' and 'Psych' -- we're glad to have 'Suits' coming back in the mix with plenty of years to come. The show returns to the second season on Thursday, January 17, so how would you like an all-new look at the back half of 'Suits' season 2?
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Chances are, you've seen Stephen Root in a dozen of TV's most talked about shows within the last few years. In addition to his role as a regular voice actor on 'King of the Hill,' Root has gone on to appear in everything from 'True Blood' to 'Justified' to his most recent role on 'Boardwalk Empire' as real historical figure Gaston Means, but has he found a place to hang his hat? Root has officially joined the cast of an upcoming USA project from 'Justified' inspiration author Elmore Leonard, but how long will he stay?
Good news and (potentially) bad news for 'Psych' fans today. Where yesterday USA announced that the beloved James Roday/Dule Hill comedy would continue on to an eighth season, before the seventh season even premieres, now the network has specified how many episodes the next season would see. Does the order for 'Psych' season 8 spell the end of the series? New details inside!
'Psych' fans waited long enough for confirmation that the quirky detective comedy would return on February 27 for a seventh season, but now they seem to have gotten an early Christmas present. Before season 7 premieres, USA has given conformation that Shawn and Gus will return for 'Psych' season 8 as well. However, might the early renewal be a sign of the show's end? Details on what's to come for 'Psych' seasons 7 and 8 inside!
While many on the current stage know 'The Walking Dead's executive producer Gale Ann Hurd as a major force behind the top-rated AMC zombie killer series, not all know that her extensive resume goes as far back as producing such genre staples as 'The Terminator,' 'Alien' and 'The Abyss.' 'The Walking Dead' may be a genre-hopping show, but now Hurd is headed back to hard sci-fi with new USA drama 'Horizon,' a World War 2-set tale of aliens and intrigue that brings genre back to the network. So what's it all about?
There hasn't been much news from USA these past few weeks, a daunting prospect given that many of the cable network's more popular series had already had their fates decided, including 'Suits,' 'Burn Notice,' and the now-cancelled 'Fairly Legal.' In particular, sports therapy drama 'Necessary Roughness' was believed to be on the bubble, uncertain of its chances for a third season. Now, word is that 'Necessary Roughness' will indeed receive a third down season, though not quite as generously as its second. Just how short will 'Necessary Roughness' season 3 be?
It's official! 'Burn Notice' fans needn't worry, as while a seventh season of the long-running USA series had never truly been in doubt, the cable network has officially inked a deal for an additional 13 episodes of the Jeffrey Donovan spy series. Although, with a reduced order and certain comments from the cast, could we be seeing the final run of Michael, Fiona and Sam Axe? Could season 7 of' Burn Noitice' prove to be its last?
It's been something of an up and down week for USA, which has offered renewals and scheduling for its flagship series 'Burn Notice,' Suits,' 'White Collar' and even 'Necessary Roughness,' while cancelling 'Common Law' and sophomore courtroom drama 'Fairly Legal.' The latest ax to fall on the network is Sigourney Weaver's highly-acclaimed but poorly-rated Washington D.C. drama 'Political Animals,' though the news isn't as surprising as you might expect. What's the network saying about the cancellation?
Given the loose schedule USA maintains across the year, often divided between half-seasons that spill out in various intervals, cancellations and renewals can be somewhat unorthodox. While the major networks try to figure out how new series are fitting, USA continues to clean house today by renewing its best outings and picking off the weaker ones. Hence, 'Burn Notice' inches toward another renewal while plucky legal drama 'Fairly Legal' gets the ax. How soon will USA make it official?
Well, not every series can weather the storm. With the first portion of the fall season mostly over, the networks have begun plotting out mid-season and other returns, while disposing of series that haven't quite made a dent in their target audiences. We recently saw NBC set its winter line-up, minus a few items on our to-watch list, but what of USA? When can we expect 'Suits,' 'White Collar' and 'Necessary Roughness'? And has 'Common Law' been left off the schedule for good?