Jennifer Hudson to Perform on USA's UPFRONT, 5/17
USA moves into Upfront Week for the first time with the biggest and most spectacular event yet with performances by Oscar and Grammy Award-winner Jennifer Hudson and world-renowned DJ and Grammy Award- winner Mark Ronson. The talent only presentation will feature the stars of USA at Lincoln Center's Alice Tully Hall in New York City on Thursday, May 17 at 3:30pm.
The most watched network in all of cable for 23 consecutive quarters, USA is the leader in original programming with a summer slate featuring some of the best returning scripted series and the highly anticipated debut of the event drama POLITICAL ANIMALS. With an unprecedented ten series on the schedule, including sophomore seasons of the critically acclaimed SUITS and NECESSARY ROUGHNESS, the network's strong stable of originals includes WHITE COLLAR, ROYAL PAINS, BURN NOTICE, COVERT AFFAIRS, FAIRLY LEGAL, IN PLAIN SIGHT, PSYCH and new series COMMON LAW. USA offers 52 weeks of spectacular live television with WWE MONDAY NIGHT RAW, and a broad portfolio of acquired series that will add MODERN FAMILY in 2013, which will serve as a powerful lead-in to the network's first foray into original comedy. In addition, this fall USA will make its move into the unscripted arena with the new reality series THE MOMENT.
The deep roster of talent to present and attend the network's biggest event includes: Sigourney Weaver, Matt Bomer, Gabriel Macht, Patrick J. Adams, Callie Thorne, Kurt Warner, Jeffrey Donovan, Mark Feuerstein, Jesse Tyler Ferguson, The Miz, Piper Perabo, James Roday, Sarah Shahi, Michael Ealy, Tim DeKay, Mehcad Brooks, Gabrielle Anwar, Dule Hill, Tiffani Thiessen, Chris Gorham, Reshma Shetty, Willie Garson, Bruce Campbell, Sharon Gless, Corbin Bernsen, Paulo Costanzo, Warren Kole, Ryan Johnson, Gina Torres, Meghan Markle, Coby Bell, Peter Gallagher, Sonya Walger, Jack McGee, Marc Blucas, Michael Trucco, Maggie Lawson, Rick Hoffman, Virginia Williams, Baron Vaughn, Marsha Thomason, Sharif Atkins, Kiersten Nelson, Scott Cohen, Timothy Omundson, among others.