Syfy and USA Network – the exclusive on-air and VOD homes for the Wizarding World in the US – will air the complete Harry Potter saga over the Harry Potter Wizarding Weekend.
From Friday, July 13th to Monday, July 16th, the networks will air all eight Harry Potter films – with fans who watch the saga unfold on Syfy getting a sneak preview of the Season 3 premiere of Wynonna Earp.
USA Network has greenlit country music showcase Real Country – featuring award-winning country stars Shania Twain and Jake Owen.
The series – which goes into production this summer for a fall debut – Twain and Owen hand-select emerging solo artists, duos and groups to perform in showcases that spotlight the rich traditions, songs and themes of specific country genres.
Emmy® and Golden Globe® winning director Anthony Hemingway will direct the premiere episode of the Syfy and USA Network’s adaptation of The Purge.
The series has also added two actors to the cast: Gabriel Chavarria (“East Los High”) is set for the role of Miguel, who is a US Marine with a hard edge and a noble mission; and Jessica Garza (“Six”) will play the role of Penelope, who belongs to a Purge-worshipping cult.
As news comes of the renewal of USA Network’s hit series Suits for an eighth season, also comes confirmation that Patrick J. Adams (Mike Ross) and Meghan Markle will leave the series following the season seven finale.
Show creator and executive producer Aaron Korsh is set to return, as are stars Gabriel Macht (Harvey Specter), Sarah Rafferty (Donna Paulsen), Rick Hoffman (Louis Litt) and newly-minted series regular Dulé Hill (Alex Williams).
Suits: Season 7B will premiere on Wednesday, March 28th (9/8C); the two-hour seventh season finale will air on Wednesday, April 25th.
USA Network has announced the premiere dates for five fall shows – two dramas and three alternative (reality) shows, including its new drama series Damnation – which follows a bloody battle set in the 1930s as the fight between rich and poor escalates, centering on a preacher and the new strikebreaker in town.
Aslo included: the third season premiere of Mr. Robot; Chrisley Knows Best, Season 5.5; the series premiere of According to Chrisley, and The Cromarties (a former NFLer tries to impose an NFL-style coaching system in raising his family’s children).
The Season 7 finale of Suits (USA Network, Wednesdays, 9/8C) will serve as a backdoor pilot for a spinoff that would see Gina Torres’ Jessica Pearson ‘be forced to enter the dirty world of Chicago politics.’
‘Pearson must rely on her legal wits and valiant relationships from Pearson Specter Litt to navigate this unknown territory.’