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USA Network’s Mr. Robot Wins SXSW Audience Award!

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USA Network’s Mr. Robot is off to a great start. The show’s pilot won the Audience Award for Best Episodic at SXSW.

The show – about a young programming genius is recruited by an underground hacker group – stars Christian Slater as the titular Mr. Robot, head of the hacker group, and Rami Malek as Elliott, the recruited programming wizard.

The series goes into production on April 13th and will premiere in June.

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USA Network Takes Mr. Robot To SXSW!

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USA Network is taking its new hacker series, Mr. Robot to SXSW. The series premiere will screen at the Austin, Texas film & arts festival on Thursday, March 17th. Series stars, including Rami Malak and Christian Slater, will be in attendance.

Follow the jump for details. Mr. Robot will premiere on USA Network in June.

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Gabriel Macht Opens Up About Harvey & Season Finale of Suits

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Things are heating up as we head into the season finale of USA’s hit series Suits. Harvey confesses his love for Donna but is he in love with her or is she his Moneypenny to Harvey’s Bond?

Suits season finale airs Wednesday 10/9c on USA.

Full interview after the jump!

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Hacker Series Mr. Robot Greenlit By USA Network!

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USA Network has given the go ahead for drama series Mr. Robot about a man with a debilitating anti-social disorder that makes possible for him to connect to people only when he’s hacking them.

Elliott (played by Rami Malek) is recruited by anarchist Mr. Robot (Christian Slater) and finds himself working with an underground hacker group.

The pilot was shot by Niels Arden Oplev (The Girl With The Dragon Tatoo, Under The Dome). Mr. Robot will be shot in New York. for more, follow the jump.

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Christian Slater Is Mr. Robot!

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USA Network has signed Christian Slater to play the title role in its cybercrime pilot, Mr. Robot. His character runs an underground hacker organization bent on razing corporate America.

The cast also includes Remi Malek, Portia Doubleday, Carly Chaiken, and Martin Wallström. For more, follow the jump.

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Benched Slated For October Premiere on USA Network!

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Benched (USA Network, Tuesdays, 10:30/9:30C), USA Network’s new legal comedy will premiere on October 28th.

The half-hour workplace comedy follows Nina Whitley (Eliza Coupe, Happy Endings), a high-powered attorney who went off the rails so spectacularly that now the only place will hire her is the Public Defenders office.

Follow the jump for more.

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Katherine LaNasa talks about Satisfaction

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USA Network’s Satisfaction is a drama that follows Neil Truman (Matt Passmore) and his wife Grace  (Stephaine Szostak) as they make unconventional choices to preserve their marriage.   It explores the statement, “What do you do when having it all is not enough?”  When Neil accidentally finds the phone of the male escort that Grace is secretly hiring to make up for feeling underappreciated, it sends him into the world of male escorts.  He cross paths with Adriana, the madam who runs the male escort service.  Katherine LaNasa plays this sexy madam and is here today to talk about her role and the show.

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USA Goes to the Middle East with Stanistan; Adds Eleven Projects to Development slate!

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USA has given a conditional pick-up to drama pilot Stanistan, which ‘follows the staff of the American compound in the Middle Eastern country of Stanistan – State Department workers, covert CIA officers and journalists operate in a delicate balance of danger and silliness using every coping mechanism available.’ The pickup is cast contingent.

The network’s 2014-15 development slate includes projects from Amy Poehler, Jodie Foster, Jessica Biel, Peter Tolan and Carlton Cuse and includes five comedies and six dramas ranging from Westerns to alien occupations and cyber hacking. For more details, follow the jump to the press release.

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Nestor Serrano and Brit Morgan to Recur on Graceland

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Nestor Serrano and Brit Morgan fave signed on as recurring guest stars fro season two of USA Network’s Graceland (Wednesdays, 10/9C) which premieres on June 11th.

Serrano will appear as Carlos Solano Sr. the leader of the Solano Cartel; Morgan will play Amber, a ‘sexy but shifty genius for hire.’ For more, check out the press release after the jump.

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Two New Series Join Four Returnees for USA Network’s Summer 2014 Schedule!

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USA Network has announced its Summer 2014 Schedule – a mix of four well-regard returnees – Covert Affairs, Graceland, Royal Pains, Suits – and two new dramas – Rush and Satisfaction. Rush centers on a hard-partying bad boy physician who caters to L.A.’s elite – for a hefty price; Satisfaction explores modern marriage at its midpoint and stars Matt Passmore, fresh off The Glades.

Royal Pains stands as the network’s longest running current series, going into its sixth season; Covert Affairs enters season five; Suits will be in its fourth season and Graceland is a sophomore. The USA Network summer schedule kicks off with Royal Pains on June 10th; Rush and Satisfaction premiere on Thursday, July 17th. For the complete schedule of premieres – and series descriptions – check out the press release after the jump.

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