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USA Network Taps Melanie Papalia in Multi-Episode Arc on Fourth Season of Acclaimed Drama "Suits"
Papalia will play Amy, Mike Ross's (Patrick J. Adams) new executive secretary.

[via press release from USA]


SUITS Season 3 Finale Aired Thursday, April 10 at 9/8c

Season 4 of SUITS Will Return to USA This Summer

Universal City, CA - April 11, 2014 - Melanie Papalia ("The Newsroom") has been tapped as a recurring guest star on USA's top rated and critically-acclaimed original drama SUITS, which returns this summer for its fourth season. The series stars Gabriel Macht ("Love and Other Drugs"), SAG(R) Award nominee Patrick J. Adams ("Luck"), Gina Torres ("Firefly"), Rick Hoffman ("Samantha Who"), Meghan Markle ("CSI: Miami") and Sarah Rafferty ("Brothers & Sisters"). Papalia joins recently announced recurring guest stars DB Woodside, Brendan Hines and Michael Gross.

Papalia will play Amy, Mike Ross's (Patrick J. Adams) new executive secretary. Bright and quick-witted, she develops a nearly instant rapport with Mike, aiding him in capacities both personal and professional, ensuring that even in tough times he keeps his eye on the ball.

Papalia was last seen in "The Newsroom" and currently appears in the horror film, "The Den." She will next star in the sci-fi feature, "Extraterrestrial," which will premiere at Tribeca 2014. Melanie is represented by Kim Callahan at Industry Entertainment and Roxanne Kinsman in Vancouver.

The season 3 finale of SUITS aired on Thursday, April 10 at 9/8c on USA. Season 4 of SUITS is in production in Toronto, ON and will return to USA this summer.

From Universal Cable Productions, SUITS was created and is executive produced by Aaron Korsh ("The Deep End"). Doug Liman (COVERT AFFAIRS, "The Bourne Trilogy," "Mr. & Mrs. Smith") and David Bartis (COVERT AFFAIRS, "The O.C.") of Hypnotic, as well as Daniel Arkin ("90210") and Chris Downey ("King & Maxwell," "Leverage") serve as executive producers. Gene Klein of Hypnotic (COVERT AFFAIRS), Rick Muirragui ("Men of a Certain Age," "The Good Guys") and Anton Cropper ("Fairly Legal") serve as co-executive producers.

About USA Network

The #1 network in all of basic cable for an unprecedented eight straight years, USA Network is seen in over 102 million U.S. homes. USA is a leader in scripted programming with a powerful stable of originals, spectacular live television and is home to the best in blockbuster theatrical films, a broad portfolio of acquired series and entertainment events. A trailblazer in digital innovation and storytelling, USA is defining, driving and setting the industry standard for Social TV. USA is a program service of NBCUniversal Cable Entertainment, a division of NBCUniversal. The award-winning website is located at http://www.usanetwork.com.

About Universal Cable Productions

Universal Cable Productions creates innovative and critically acclaimed original scripted and digital content across multiple media platforms and outlets for domestic and international distribution. UCP produces "Covert Affairs," "Playing House," "Psych," "Royal Pains" and "Suits" for USA; "Defiance," and "Warehouse 13" for Syfy and "Battlestar Galactica: Blood & Chrome" for distribution on Machinima Prime/YouTube, Syfy and DVD/Blu-Ray. Universal Cable Productions is a division of NBCUniversal.

  [april 2014]  


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