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USA Reveals Summer Schedule of New & Returning Dramas; First Look at SATISFACTION
by TV News Desk - Apr 23, 2014

USA Network, the #1 network in all of cable for eight years running, will serve up its hottest summer ever with four returning series and two new dramas. (more...)

Tony Award Winner Donna Murphy to Guest on USA's ROYAL PAINS
by TV News Desk - Apr 10, 2014

Multi award-winning actress and singer Donna Murphy ("Made in Jersey," "Trust Me") will guest in the sixth season of ROYAL PAINS which returns this summer with 13 all new episodes. (more...)

BWW EXCLUSIVE! Donna Murphy Set For ROYAL PAINS Guest Starring Role
by Pat Cerasaro - Apr 09, 2014

Two-time Tony Award-winning Broadway superstar Donna Murphy has just landed a recurring guest starring role on hit USA series ROYAL PAINS, BroadwayWorld can exclusively confirm. (more...)

Diane Farr to Guest on USA Network's ROYAL PAINS
by TV News Desk - Apr 01, 2014

Actress/producer/writer Diane Farr (“Rescue Me,” “Numb8rs”) will guest in the sixth season of ROYAL PAINS which returns this summer with 13 all new episodes. (more...)

Diane Farr to Guest on USA's ROYAL PAINS
by TV News Desk - Mar 31, 2014

Farr will guest star on the show's current sixth season, and will take on the role of a 'private investigator who fears that her illness may prevent her from solving the most important case of her career. Farr will appear in episode 604 of the show, which centers on a concierge doctor in the Hamptons.' (more...)

Steve Carell & Jessica Biel Sign Pod Deals with Universal Cable Productions
by TV News Desk - Mar 06, 2014

Universal Cable Productions (UCP) continues to align itself with the industry's hottest talent, adding two new pod deals to its growing all-star roster. Steve Carell's Carousel Television and Jessica Biel's Iron Ocean Productions join UCP with exclusive development deals; it was announced today by Jeff Wachtel, President and Chief Content Officer, NBCUniversal Cable Entertainment Group. The new deals represent the latest additions to UCP's stellar development roster, which includes Gale Anne Hurd's Valhalla Entertainment ('The Walking Dead'), Doug Liman's Hypnotic FIlms ('Suits,' 'Covert Affairs') and most recently Tim Kring ('Heroes') and Gideon Raff ('Homeland'). (more...)

VIDEO: First Look - Mark Feuerstein & More Star in USA's ROYAL PAINS: The Musical!
by TV News Desk - Aug 07, 2013

USA Network recently launched 'Evan's Campaign Chronicles', a new interactive webisode series for its hit series ROYAL PAINS, which includes the first-ever musical episode directed by Paulo Costanzo. (more...)

USA's ROYAL PAINS Web Series Feat. Paulo Costanzo Now Online
by TV News Desk - Jul 10, 2013

USA Network is launching Evan's Campaign Chronicles, the new interactive webisode series for ROYAL PAINS, which includes the first-ever musical number directed by Paulo Costanzo, who plays Evan R. Lawson. The five-episode series follows Evan on his journey to claim a seat on the Hamptons Village Council - a theme that is also explored on-air in the series' fifth season. Starting tonight, fans can help Evan on his quest to win the election by logging on at VoteForEvan.usanetwork.com via their desktop or tablet. (more...)

USA Network Announces Original Drama Development Slate
by TV News Desk - May 16, 2013

Continuing to build on the network's strength of signature original series, USA announced today a powerful new drama slate of upcoming development from high-profile auspices and homegrown series producers. (more...)

Francis Conroy Among Guest Stars for USA's ROYAL PAINS Season 5
by TV News Desk - Mar 26, 2013

Deadline reports that 'American Horror Story' actress Frances Conroy will appear in a multi-episode story arc during the upcoming fifth season of USA Network's ROYAL PAINS. (more...)

Tonight's ROYAL PAINS Season Premiere is Two-Hour Wedding Movie Event on USA
by TV News Desk - Dec 16, 2012

USA will celebrate a'Royal' holiday wedding - that is, the long planned nuptials of Evan (Paulo Costanzo) and Paige (Brooke D'Orsay) - in a special ROYAL PAINS two-hour movie event 'Off-Season Greetings,' featuring revealing flashbacks, an unexpected snowstorm and a reunion of old friends. ROYAL PAINS stars Mark Feuerstein as Dr. Hank Lawson, the go to 'doctor for hire' in the Hamptons, who finds that life in the exclusive community isn't always as perfect as it may seem. The ROYAL PAINS holiday special airs tonight, December 16 at 9/8c.Read more at http://www.thefutoncritic.com/news/2012/09/19/evan-and-paige-are-headed-down-the-aisle-in-royal-pains-two-hour-movie-event-off-season-greetings-premieres-sunday-december-16-at-9-8c-76014/20120919usa03/#TC6vstRUBZZUc6Y5.99 (more...)

USA Picks Up New Seasons of ROYAL PAINS, WHITE COLLAR & COVERT AFFAIRS
by BWW News Desk - Sep 26, 2012

On the heels of an unprecedented seventh consecutive summer win as cable's #1 network across all key demos, USA signaled additional season pickups for three of its hit original drama series - ROYAL PAINS, WHITE COLLAR and COVERT AFFAIRS. The three series rank among the summer's top ten scripted hours overall in cable in 18-49. The announcement was made today by Chris McCumber and Jeff Wachtel, co-presidents, USA Network. (more...)

USA Orders New Seasons of ROYAL PAINS, WHITE COLLAR, COVERT AFFAIRS
by TV News Desk - Sep 25, 2012

On the heels of an unprecedented seventh consecutive summer win as cable's #1 network across all key demos, USA signaled additional season pickups for three of its hit original drama series - ROYAL PAINS, WHITE COLLAR and COVERT AFFAIRS. (more...)

ROYAL PAINS Season Premiere to Be Two Hour Wedding Movie Event on USA 12/16
by TV News Desk - Sep 19, 2012

USA celebrates a 'Royal' holiday wedding - that is, the long planned nuptials of Evan (Paulo Costanzo) and Paige (Brooke D'Orsay) - in a special ROYAL PAINS two-hour movie event 'Off-Season Greetings,' featuring revealing flashbacks, an unexpected snowstorm and a reunion of old friends. ROYAL PAINS stars Mark Feuerstein as Dr. Hank Lawson, the go to 'doctor for hire' in the Hamptons, who finds that life in the exclusive community isn't always as perfect as it may seem. The ROYAL PAINS holiday special airs Sunday, December 16 at 9/8c. Read more at http://www.thefutoncritic.com/news/2012/09/19/evan-and-paige-are-headed-down-the-aisle-in-royal-pains-two-hour-movie-event-off-season-greetings-premieres-sunday-december-16-at-9-8c-76014/20120919usa03/#TC6vstRUBZZUc6Y5.99 (more...)

Thirteen Announces Upcoming Classic Film Line-Up
by TV News Desk - Jun 27, 2012

From adultery on a dart team to Chicago White Sox players on trial for throwing the World Series, the July offerings on 'Reel 13' - including 'Heartlands,' 'The Hustler,' 'Eight Men Out' and 'Rocky II' -- show that, whatever the game, good sportsmanship doesn't always prevail. (more...)

USA's ROYAL PAINS Launches Fourth Season, Digital Extras, 6/6
by TV News Desk - Jun 06, 2012

USA Network, the leading network in Social TV, is transporting ROYAL PAINS fans into a never-before-seen digital world where they can become part of the summer Hamptons fun through engaging, exclusive video content and second screen interaction. USA and partner Toyota will give fans original video content, exclusive access to show talent and the chance to win the Summer on the Set Sweepstakes. Using the new Viggle app, which rewards viewers for watching their favorite shows, fans can dive into never-before-seen videos with seamless social sharing capabilities starting with the season premiere tonight, June 6, 9/8c. (more...)

Photo Coverage: TITLE AND DEED Opens at Signature Theatre
by Jennifer Broski - May 21, 2012

Signature Theatre is presenting the US premiere of TITLE AND DEED, a new play by Will Eno and directed by Judy Hegarty Lovett, which opened yesterday, May 20. The production, starring Conor Lovett, will run through June 17, 2012 in The Alice Griffin Jewel Box Theatre at the Company's new home The Pershing Square Signature Center. The production is presented in association with Gare St Lazare Players Ireland. BroadwayWorld was on hand for the opening night and brings you photo coverage below. (more...)

USA Network to Launch New Original Series COMMON LAW, 1/26
by BWW News Desk - Jan 26, 2012

USA Network today announces the January premiere dates for the new original series COMMON LAW on Thursday, January 26 at 10/9c and returning original favorites WHITE COLLAR on Tuesday, January 17 at 10/9c and ROYAL PAINS on Wednesday, January 18 at 10/9c. (more...)

Photo Flash: Sneak Peek - USA Network's ROYAL PAINS Returns Tonight
by TV News Desk - Jan 18, 2012

USA Network's ROYAL PAINS returns on Wednesday, January 18th with an episode entitled 'A Farewell to Barnes'. The show airs Wednesdays on USA 9-10 p.m. ET. (more...)

Photo Flash: Sneak Peek - USA Network's ROYAL PAINS Returns 1/18
by TV News Desk - Dec 30, 2011

USA Network's ROYAL PAINS returns on Wednesday, January 18th with an episode entitled 'A Farewell to Barnes'. The show airs Wednesdays on USA 9-10 p.m. ET. (more...)

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