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‘Suits’ Spin-Off Starring Gina Torres Gets Series Order

Suits is officially a franchise. USA Network has handed out a series order to the as-yet untitled Suits spin-off that will center around Gina Torres' character Jessica Pearson. The network did not reveal the size of the order for the spin-off. The untitled series follows powerhouse lawyer Jessica Pearson (Torres) as she adjusts to the dirty world of Chicago politics. Pearson was the Managing Partner of Pearson Specter Litt for the first six seasons of Suits. It was piloted through a planted episode (aka backdoor pilot), which is set to air next month as the seventh season finale of Suits.

First Trailer: USA Network/Netflix Co-Production ‘Damnation’

USA Network in the United States has dropped the first trailer for their period drama Damnation, which is being co-produced by Netflix and will air on this side of the pond on the UK arm of the global streaming service.

USA Network Bringing Back ‘Psych’ For Two-Hour TV Movie

Psych is the latest TV property getting the revival treatment. USA Network has announced that they are bringing back the show for a two-hour TV movie, which will air on the NBCU owned and operated network this coming December. Lead actors James Roday and Dulé Hill are on-board to reprise their roles as Shawn and Gus, respectively. Other returning cast members include Timothy Omundson as Lassiter, Maggie Lawson as Juliet, Corbin Bernsen as Henry and Kirsten Nelson as Chief Vick.

Killian Scott Set As Lead In USA Network Pilot ‘Damnation’

killian-scottIrish actor Killian Scott (Love/HateRipper Street) has been set as the lead in Damnation, USA Network's hour-long drama pilot from Longmire scribe Tony Tost. He will play lead character Seth Davenport. He succeeds Rectify star Aden Young who was originally cast as the lead, but departed at the end of last month due to "creative differences".

Jessica Biel Crime Drama ‘The Sinner’ Ordered To Pilot At USA Network

USA NetworkThe Sinner, an hour-long crime drama starring Jessica Biel, has snagged a pilot order at USA Network. It joins a pilot slate at the network that includes Tony Tost's period drama Damnation and Skull and Bones drama The Tap, starring Colin Woodell (Masters Of Sex) and Erinn Westbrook (Glee).

USA Network Renews ‘Queen Of The South’ For Second Season

Queen Of The SouthMere days before the season one finale is set to air, USA Network has handed out a second season renewal to their newest drama series Queen Of The South. Alongside the season two pick-up, USA Network has announced that showrunner Scott Rosenbaum is stepping down and will be replaced on the show's second season by Natalie Chaidez, who most recently created and ran the short-lived Syfy series Hunters.

USA Network Renews ‘Mr. Robot’ For Third Season

Mr RobotHalfway through the show's second season, USA Network has picked up their critically acclaimed drama series Mr. Robot for a third season. The size of the episode order has not yet been set.

USA Network Renews ‘Suits’ For Seventh Season

Suits - S5 FinaleUSA Network has renewed their long running legal dramedy Suits for a sixteen episode seventh season, TVWise has learned. The announcement was made today during the network's panel at the Television Critics Association Summer Press Tour.