The network’s longest-running series “Psych’s” current eight season will be its last, the network revealed Thursday. The series finale will air March 26. The finale will be followed “Psych After Show,” a one-hour live remembrance/retrospective featuring a Q&A with the entire cast, as well as series creator, Steve Franks.
“Psych has made an indelible imprint on the television landscape, with a unique brand of comedy,” said Chris McCumber, President of USA Network, in a statement. “The final season celebrates the iconic characters that have made this show so beloved, and will be an exclamation point on the series’ incredible run. And while the series will wrap in March somehow I don’t believe we’ve heard the last of Shawn and Gus.”
USA Network announced Monday that “Suits” will return back to Thursdays when it completes it third season on March 6 at 9/8c.
The legal drama will be followed by Denis Leary’s new half-hour EMT-themed comedy “Sirens” at 10 pm.
“Sirens,” “follows the ridiculous antics of three Chicago EMTs. A group of unruly men when it comes to their personal lives, these guys are the best in the business professionally and can handle any life-threatening situation that winds up in their ambulance. Good looking and sports-loving Johnny (Michael Mosley) leads the crew, featuring his outspoken and refreshingly honest longtime best friend Hank (Kevin Daniels) and impressionable and eager new recruit Brian (Kevin Bigley). Offering a needed female perspective is Theresa (Jessica McNamee), a smart, independent cop with the Chicago PD who finds herself in love purgatory with her ex, Johnny. Together this foursome delve into hot issues such as bromances, friends with benefits and the danger of internet browser history.”
Meanwhile, “Psych” will debut its 10-episode eighth season on Wednesday, Jan. 8 at 9/8c, while, “White Collar” will air its four remaining season 5 episodes on Thursday, Jan. 9 at 9/8c.
“Teen Wolf’s” season 3 will return on Jan. 6, 2014. Watch the trailer here.
“Psych: The Musical” will air a two-hour episode on Dec. 15.
The “Simpsons” will be spending with the Griffins. The episode titled “The Simpsons Guy,” Homer & Co. will be featured in an episode of “Family Guy.”
Need to catch up on “Scandal?” Well, you are in luck. BET will air two 14-hour “Scandal” marathons on Saturday, Aug. 10 and Saturday, Aug. 17, starting at 8 am. Then on Wed, Aug. 21 at 9 pm, BET will the series run-to-date with the final two episodes of Season 2.
TV Land has ordered an additional 10 episodes of its comedy series “The Exes.”
Great news “Psych” fans! “Psych” has been renewed for an eighth season.
Ted Linhart, Senior Vice President of Research at USA network, shared the news via Twitter Wednesday.
“BREAKING – Psych has been renewed for an 8th season — S7 starts Feb 2013 – details to come later.”
“Psych is one of those rarities – a show that continues to grow its fan base season after season, with exceptional storytelling, a consistently inspired cast and talented guest stars,” USA co-presidents Chris McCumber and Jeff Wachtel said in a statement.
BBC first original series “Copper” has been renewed for a second season.
“Copper,” from executive producers Barry Levinson and Tom Fontana, has been picked up for a sophomore season of 13 episodes, that is three more episodes than the first season.
“BBC America’s first original scripted series, “Copper,” has proven to be a perfect fit for the channel,” said BBC Worldwide America GM Perry Simon. “Our viewers have made it our highest-rated series premiere ever and highest-rated drama series ever.”
The first season finale airs this Sunday on BBC America.
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NFL announced Tuesday that Beyonce will perform during the The Super Bowl’s halftime, which is set for Feb. 3, 2013 at the Mercedes-Benz Superdome in New Orleans.
The Hollywood Reported reports, ABC has ordered two additional episodes of freshman drama “Last Resort” and “666 Park Avenue.” Plus, the networks has also increased the scripts orders of “Grey’s Anatomy,” “Modern Family” and “The Middle” making their on going season of 24 episodes. Whereas, “Castle” got an order of one more episode, which results in a total of 23 episodes. [THR]
Fox freshman comedy “The Mindy Project” have received an additional two episodes order plus ‘ the full season pick up, bringing the series to a season of 24 episodes.
Cinemax’s “Banshee” is set to debut January 11, 2013 at 10 p.m. [EW]
‘Teen Mom 2′ returns on Nov. 12 for its season 3 on MTV at 10/9c.
TNT has ordered a season of six-episode of a new untitled series from executive producers Frank Darabont (“The Walking Dead”), Michael De Luca (“The Social Network,” “Moneyball”) and Elliot Webb (“Tall Time Tales”). The series which is based on L.A. Noir: The Struggle for the Soul of America’s Most Seductive City by John Buntin, stars “Walking Dead‘s” Jon Bernthal as an ex-Marine now working as an LAPD cop in an era rampant with police corruption.
“America’s Next Top Model” has been renewed for a 20th cycle, which will include male aspiring models.
“Shahs of Sunset’s” second season will debut Sunday, Dec. 2 at 10/9c on Bravo.
“Being Human’s” third season of 13-episode will premiere on Monday, January 14 at 9/8c, it was announced today.
“Psych” seventh season will premiere on Feb. 27 on USA.
TNT has canceled the reality competition series “The Great Escape.” [TV Guide]
“Bachelorette” Ashley and J.P.’s Wedding will air this December, ABC announced earlier this week.
Syfy has released a teaser of “Defiance,” which premieres April 2013. Take a look below.