USA Network has renewed their legal dramedy Suits for a 16 episode fifth season, TVWise has learned.
Created by Aaron Korsh, Suits follows Mike Ross and the fast-paced Manhattan corporate law firm led by legendary lawyer Harvey Specter. The drama series is produced by Universal Cable Productions and stars Gabriel Macht, Patrick J. Adams, Gina Torres, Rick Hoffman, Meghan Markle and Sarah Rafferty.
Suits has long been a top performer for USA Network and the series ranks as on of the top ten summer shows on basic cable. This season the legal dramedy has been averaging 4 million total viewers, 1.6 million viewers in the 18-49 demo and 1.7 million viewers in the 25-54 demo.
“Suits continues to fire on all cylinders, delivering provocative storytelling and complex characters that viewers can’t get enough of,” said Chris McCumber, President of USA Network. “With some of the best writing on television, and a brilliant ensemble cast, we anticipate a spectacular fifth season for a series that has become a marquee property for USA.”