While the major networks pack their summer schedules with musical chairs, palaces full of STDs and catfights, and more singing than a single human can possibly consume, cable takes advantage of the open field and programs lineups that you might actually watch.
USA Network has announced its summer premiere dates, meaning we finally know when we'll be seeing more Matt Bomer. Here's the list!
Common Law, May 11 at 10pm
This new buddy cop drama about two cops who are having trouble being buddies makes its series debut.
Royal Pains, June 6 at 9pm
The medical drama about a small-town doctor in a rich beach community kicks off its fourth season.
Suits, June 14 at 10pm
It's Season 2 of the fast-paced odd couple legal drama.
Covert Affairs, July 10 at 10pm
More spies! This time it's Golden Globe nominee Piper Parabo being sneaky in the third season.
Political Animals, July TBD
This six-episode miniseries follows a former first family as they hang on to what power they have left in Washington, D.C. Starring Sigourney Weaver, Carla Gugino, James Wolk, Sebastian Stan.
I'm going to spend my summer hovering over a BBQ until mid-September. What about you?
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