USA Network announces summer premiere dates
BY RITA SHERROW World Television Editor
Wednesday, April 18, 2012
4/18/12 at 2:22 AM
USA Network has set premiere dates for its returning series.
The new original series "Common Law," starring Michael Ealy and Warren Kole as two police detectives with a problem - each other, premieres at 9 p.m. May 11.
Season 4 of "Royal Pains" leads the launch, along with the second season premiere of "Necessary Roughness" on June 6, airing at 8 p.m. and 9 p.m. Wednesdays, respectively.
"Burn Notice" is back for its sixth season at 8 p.m. along with the second season of "Suits" at 9 p.m. Thursdays starting June 14. Season four of "White Collar" and the third season of "Covert Affairs" returns to at 8 p.m. and 9 p.m. Tuesdays on July 10.
Not yet scheduled is the new six-episode series "Political Animals" starring Sigourney Weaver. Written by Greg Berlanti, the series is a fictional look at an ex-first family and the divorced former First Lady and newly appointed Secretary of State Elaine Barrish who buries herself in work to recover from the dissolution of her marriage and losing the presidential nomination. Carla Guigino stars as a hungry Washington, D.C., journalist bent on destroying Barrish's career.
USA airs on cable 34, Dish 105 and DirecTV 242 in Tulsa.
"Burn Notice" star Jeffrey Donovan talks about his series below.
From left, Sharon Gless as Madeline Westen, Bruce Campbell as Sam Axe, Jeffrey Donovan as Michael Westen and Gabrielle Anwar as Fiona Glenanne star in "Burn Notice," returning June 14 on USA. JUSTIN STEPHENS / USA Network