USA Network has announced the returns of three of their TV series — Necessary Roughness, White Collar and Suits.
Here’s the press release with some additional details:
USA SETS JANUARY PREMIERE DATES FOR HIT SERIES RETURNS
SUITS premieres Thursday, January 17 at 10/9c
WHITE COLLAR premieres Tuesday, January 22 at 10/9c
NECESSARY ROUGHNESS premieres Wednesday, January 23 at 10/9c
USA steps into winter with the return of three fan favorite and critically acclaimed original series this January. SUITS, the network’s most provocative drama, kicks off the second half of its sophomore season on Thursday, January 17 at 10/9c with six new episodes. WHITE COLLAR returns for the resolution of its thrilling cliffhanger on Tuesday, January 22 at 10/9c with six new episodes to wrap up the series’ fourth season. NECESSARY ROUGHNESS fires up the back half of its second season with five new episodes premiering on Wednesday, January 23 at 10/9c.
SUITS returns with six new episodes to wrap up the highly-anticipated second season. After tension has dissipated among the partners’ battle for control, Pearson Hardman faces new challenges as Jessica (Gina Torres) reclaims her top spot with the help of the city’s best closer and her closest confidant Harvey Specter (Gabriel Macht). Meanwhile, still reeling from the devastating loss of his grandmother, Mike (SAG nominee Patrick J. Adams) makes a rash decision with a girl from his past that puts his complicated relationship with the firm’s savviest paralegal Rachel Zane (Meghan Markle) in jeopardy. The sophisticated series stars an ensemble cast which also features Rick Hoffman and Sarah Rafferty. Guest stars this season include David Costabile, Aarti Mann, Amanda Schull, Elisabeth Howser, Adam Godley and Diane Neal.
Winter season premiere: Thursday, January 17 at 10/9c Official Twitter Feed: @suits_USA
Following the midseason finale’s shocking revelation that the elusive Sam (guest-star Treat Williams) is actually Neal’s (Matt Bomer) biological father, Neal continues to uncover secrets from his past. As always, he relies on the help of Peter (Tim DeKay) and fan favorite Mozzie (Willie Garson). The critically acclaimed and top-rated drama series, WHITE COLLAR, returns for six new episodes this winter. Tiffani Thiessen, Sharif Atkins and Marsha Thomason also star with upcoming guest actors including Diahann Carroll, Hilarie Burton and TWILIGHT’s Jackson Rathbone.
Winter season premiere: Tuesday, January 22 at 10/9c. Official Twitter Feed: @whitecollarUSA
Golden Globe(R) nominee Callie Thorne is back in her acclaimed role as New York Hawks’ sports-psychologist Dr. Dani Santino. With the ownership of the franchise still undecided, the team faces their biggest challenge yet. In the returning five new episodes, a shocking secret surfaces with the potential to cause a scandal that could bring down their entire season. Meanwhile, Dr. Dani struggles with the threat of losing her practice while attempting to keep her personal life intact. Guest stars this season include Mark Cuban, Joe Theismann, Will Chase, Peter MacNicol, Jeff Nordling and Neil Hopkins.
Winter season premiere: Wednesday, January 23 at 10/9c. Official Twitter Feed: @NecRoughness
USA continues to extend its award-winning storytelling to the digital realm with SUITS Recruits, WHITE COLLAR’S Neal’s Stash, and NECESSARY ROUGHNESS’ The Nico Files. Created with the executive producers and stars of the shows, fans can interact with exclusive narrative and engage directly with their favorite characters as well as other viewers. They can also use the latest mobile apps including USA Anywhere, Zeebox, and more as they watch their favorite shows. USA’s Character Chatter will continue to channel and amplify the social buzz around its series by funneling in a real-time feed of text, images and videos from all major social streams including Facebook, Twitter, Flickr and YouTube to drive an engaging and interactive community. Fans can interact with all of these storytelling experiences by going to usanetwork.com.
What do you think? Are you looking forward to the returns of any of these three shows? Have a favorite?