USA NETWORK ANNOUNCES THE RETURN OF "SUITS" AND "SIRENS"
THE DRAMATIC FOURTH SEASON OF 'SUITS' CONTINUES WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 28
SEASON TWO OF ONE OF THE YEAR'S TOP NEW CABLE COMEDIES, 'SIRENS,' PREMIERES TUESDAY, JANUARY 27
NEW YORK - November 25, 2014 - USA Network brings back two dynamic series in January. From Creator and Executive Producer Aaron Korsh, the critically acclaimed drama SUITS returns on Wednesday, January 28 at 10/9c for the remainder of its 4th season. SIRENS, the half hour comedy from Denis Leary and Bob Fisher, returns to USA's Tuesday night comedy block on Tuesday, January 27 at 10/9c for a hilarious second season, following a stack of MODERN FAMILY from 7-10pm ET.
The mid-season premiere of SUITS picks up from the stunning cliffhanger, with Louis gaining the leverage needed to finally achieve his ultimate goal - becoming a partner of the firm. Meanwhile, the team at Pearson Specter is dealing with the major fallout of Louis Litt (Rick Hoffman) learning Mike's (SAG(R) Award nominee Patrick J. Adams) secret. With six episodes remaining, Harvey (Gabriel Macht) and Jessica (Gina Torres) are faced with critical changes at the firm and defending one of their own. The series also stars Sarah Rafferty and Meghan Markle. Guest appearances this season include "Pretty Little Liars" star, Troian Bellisario, Billy Miller ("The Young and the Restless"), and Tricia Helfer ("Battlestar Galactica") as well as the return of Stephen Macht, Wendell Pierce, Neal McDonough, Eric Roberts and Zeljko Ivanek.
SUITS was among the top 5 scripted series on ad-supported cable in 3rd quarter in P18-49 (1.84MM), P25-54 (2.02MM) and P18-34 (844,000) and a top ten series on basic cable in total viewers P2+ (4.50MM). Season 4.0 of the series reached a total audience of 14.1 million viewers across its various platforms, including live viewing, DVR playback, set-top VOD, digital on-demand and electronic sell-through.
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.") and Gene Klein (COVERT AFFAIRS) of Hypnotic , as well as Daniel Arkin ("90210") and Chris Downey ("King & Maxwell," "Leverage") serve as executive producers. Rick Muirragui ("Men of a Certain Age," "The Good Guys") serves as co-executive producer. The series recently received a 16-episode fifth season renewal. Seasons one through three of SUITS can be found on Amazon Prime while fans can catch up on the fourth season via video-on-demand.
Season two of the popular comedy series SIRENS, from executive producers Denis Leary and Bob Fisher, returns Tuesday, January 27 at 10/9c with two back-to-back episodes. The season reunites Chicago's best EMTs Johnny (Michael Mosley), Hank (Kevin Daniels) and Brian (Kevin Bigley) as they navigate their way through professional and personal drama. Together the comedy-trio discusses and debates its way through life issues, including chance versus coincidence, white knights versus nightingales and strippers versus magicians. SIRENS also stars Jessica McNamee, Bill Nunn and Josh Segarra. Guest stars appearing in the 13 episode season include Lenny Clarke, Nora Dunn, Loretta Devine, John Scurti, Steve Schirripa, Jonathan Sadowski, Nikki DeLoach, Aya Cash, WWE Superstar Mike "The Miz" Mizanin, Brian Doyle Murray, Wayne Knight and Andy Kindler.
In its first season, SIRENS quickly drew a loyal and consistent audience, earning its place as one of the top new basic cable comedy series debut of the year among total viewers P2+ averaging 1.62MM and in the key P25-54 demo averaging 870,000. Prior to the season two premiere, fans can catch up on the first season on Sunday, January 25 from 12-4am ET.
SIRENS is produced by Fox Television Studios and Apostle, in conjunction with Daybreak Pictures. Leary and Jim Serpico ("Rescue Me") serve as executive producers for Apostle, along with Fisher. Hal Vogel, David Aukin ("Hyde Park on Hudson"), and David Leach of Daybreak Pictures also executive produce. The series is filmed on location in Chicago.
About USA Network
The #1 network in all of basic cable for an unprecedented eight straight years, USA Network is seen in more than 102 million U.S. homes. USA offers a powerful stable of dramatic, comedic and unscripted originals. The network also features spectacular live television, a dynamic portfolio of acquired series and the best in blockbuster theatrical films 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 (UCP) creates innovative and critically acclaimed original scripted and digital content across media platforms for domestic and international distribution. UCP's content library spans classics such as Emmy-award winning, "Monk," and cult favorites "Psych," "Battlestar Galactica" and "Warehouse 13." UCP's programming can be seen across various networks, including: "Covert Affairs," "Dig" (March 2015), "Playing House," "Royal Pains," "Satisfaction" and "Suits" on USA Network; "Ascension" (Dec. 2014), "Defiance," "Dominion," and "12 Monkeys" (Jan. 2015) on Syfy; "Girlfriends' Guide To Divorce" (Dec. 2014) on Bravo; "Battlestar Galactica: Blood & Chrome" on Machinima Prime/YouTube, Syfy and DVD/Blu-Ray; and "Side Effects" on Awesomeness TV/YouTube. Universal Cable Productions is a part of NBCUniversal Cable Entertainment, a division of NBCUniversal, one of the world's leading media and entertainment companies. Follow us @UCPisTV.
About Fox Television Studios
Fox Television Studios produces scripted and unscripted programming for US broadcast and cable networks, and international broadcasters. Series include USA's "White Collar," "Graceland," "Sirens" and the upcoming "Complications"; "The Americans," starring Keri Russell and Matthew Rhys; "The Comedians," executive-produced by and starring Billy Crystal, alongside Josh Gad; and "Sex&Drugs&Rock&Roll," created by and starring Denis Leary, for FX; "The Killing," available on Netflix; the half-hour comedy, "Maron," for IFC; and the recently announced "Damien" for Lifetime. FTVS is also in production on the pilot "Queen of the South" for USA.