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[11/06/13 - 11:35 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, November 6
Updates include: FOX gives pilot order to "Fatrick"; Steve Carell to write and direct "Tribeca" at TBS; and Zendaya to lead Disney Channel's "Super Awesome Katy."

[05/29/13 - 05:31 PM]
Eric Mabius and Virginia Williams Star with Stefanie Powers and Meredith Baxter in "Reading, Writing & Romance," a Hallmark Channel Original Movie World Premiere August 10
The project also features Martin Mull and Adam Kulbersh.

[05/22/13 - 10:07 AM]
USA Network Greenlights Original Half Hour Comedy Pilot "Divide & Conquer"
The project is "a family comedy about love, support, attention and all the other things parents do to mess up their kids."

[11/01/12 - 05:07 PM]
USA Cancels "Fairly Legal," Nears "Burn Notice" Renewal
The cable channel is finalizing a deal for a 13-episode seventh season of "Burn Notice."

[08/06/12 - 01:15 PM]
USA Taps Reena Singh to Vice President, Original Scripted Programming
Singh hails from Universal Cable Productions where she was vice president of development and current programming.

[04/10/12 - 11:15 PM]
Q1 in Review/Q2 in Preview: TBS, TLC, TNT, truTV, TV Land, USA & VH1
A look at what's ahead on the cable channels, plus a recap of their ratings to date this year.

[03/27/12 - 12:39 PM]
USA Network Upfront to Feature Headline Performances by Jennifer Hudson and 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.

[03/27/12 - 10:34 AM]
NBC Weekly Ratings - "The Voice" Leads Network's Primetime Week of March 19-25
NBC spins the numbers for the week of March 19-25.

[03/23/12 - 09:18 AM]
Interview: "Fairly Legal" Star Sarah Shahi
The drama continues its second season on Friday nights at 9:00/8:00c on USA.

[03/15/12 - 11:17 AM]
Sebastian Stan Set to Star in USA Network's "Political Animals," opposite Sigourney Weaver, Carla Gugino, James Wolk and Brittany Ishibashi
Stan will play Thomas "T.J." Hammond, the son of former First Lady/newly appointed Secretary of State Elaine Barrish (Weaver).

[03/12/12 - 10:00 AM]
NBC to Encore Tuesday's "Fashion Star" Premiere This Saturday; USA's "Fairly Legal" the Following Saturday
"Fashion Star" - along with a repeat of "Betty White's Off Their Rockers" - will bump "The Firm" this week.

[03/09/12 - 11:00 AM]
Carla Gugino to Star Opposite Sigourney Weaver in USA Network's Six-Hour Event Drama Series "Political Animals"
Slated for the network's summer lineup, the series also stars James Wolk and Brittany Ishibashi.

[03/06/12 - 05:24 PM]
Sigourney Weaver to Star in USA Network's "Political Animals"
Greg Berlanti and Laurence Mark are behind the six-hour project, due this summer.

[03/02/12 - 07:12 AM]
USA Sets "Common Law" Premiere Date for Friday, May 11 at 10/9c
The series, starring Michael Ealy, Warren Kole, Jack McGee and Sonya Walger, will lead out of "Fairly Legal."

[02/22/12 - 11:36 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, February 22
Updates include: Emilie de Ravin joins ABC's "Americana"; Greg Grunberg cast in CBS comedy pilot; and Michael Raymond-James reports to NBC's "Midnight Sun."

[01/30/12 - 09:59 AM]
USA Network Partners With Greg Berlanti, Laurence Mark and Warner Horizon Television for Six-Hour Drama Event Series "Political Animals"
Plus: Jeff Eastin's drama pilot, starring Aaron Tveit, Daniel Sunjata, Vanessa Ferlito, Brandon Jay McLaren and Manny Montana, is now titled "Graceland."

[01/05/12 - 09:00 AM]
2011 Ratings Recap: Cable's Scripted Dramas - What's Up? What's Down? What's on Top?
Find out how cable's 67 scripted dramas fared this past year.

[01/04/12 - 06:41 AM]
USA Network Returns to Fridays With "Fairly Legal" and "In Plain Sight" - New Seasons of Original Series Premiere March 16, 2012
Said duo will air back-to-back beginning at 9:00/8:00c.

[12/14/11 - 11:01 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, December 14
Updates include: Melissa Rycroft, Jennie Garth to topline reality series at CMT; Colin Egglesfield joins Lifetime's "The Client List"; and Stephen Hopkins to helm NBC's "Beautiful People."

[12/12/11 - 01:49 PM]
USA Network Moves to Upfront Week With Event on Thursday, May 17, 2012
Said event will take place at Lincoln Center in New York City that night.

[12/12/11 - 12:25 PM]
USA Dominates Landscape With Unprecedented Six Straight Years As #1
USA spins the numbers for the year to date.

[11/09/11 - 11:36 AM]
Season Two of "Fairly Legal" Returns to USA This Spring
Ryan Johnson joins the cast of the show's sophomore run, to be supervised by incoming showrunner Peter Ocko.

[11/04/11 - 11:03 PM]
Development Update: Friday, November 4
Updates include: Marc Buckland books two projects at NBC; Comedy Central orders "My Mans" presentation; and Lionsgate pitches animated "Harold & Kumar" series.

[11/01/11 - 10:55 PM]
Development Update: Tuesday, November 1
Updates include: FOX cancels "In the Flow With Affion Crockett"; Niecy Nash joins Cedric the Entertainer's TV Land pilot; and Summer Glau, Daryl Mitchell bound for TNT's "Scent of the Missing."

[10/28/11 - 11:10 PM]
Development Update: Friday, October 28
Updates include: Lisa Ling sells "No. One Son" to ABC; Dan Fogelman lands pilot order at the Alphabet; and Ryan Johnson joins the cast of USA's "Fairly Legal."

[10/11/11 - 11:54 AM]
USA's Alex Sepiol Upped to Senior Vice Presdient, Original Scripted Series Programming
Most recently, Sepiol has overseen production on the greenlit pilot pick-ups of the untitled Douglas McGrath and Jeff Eastin projects.

[07/22/11 - 07:04 AM]
Live at the San Diego Comic-Con: A Few Minutes With... "Fairly Legal" Star Sarah Shahi
The star of the USA series teases what's in store for season two next year.

[07/14/11 - 11:57 AM]
USA Network Star Sarah Shahi Goes to Comic-Con
The "Fairly Legal" star will be available for autographs on Thursday, July 21.

[06/30/11 - 12:34 PM]
USA's "Royal Pains," "Necessary Roughness" Dominate the Cable Ratings Landscape
USA spins the numbers for Wednesday, June 29.

[05/20/11 - 10:59 PM]
Development Update: Friday, May 20
Updates include: Chris Vance is Cinemax's "Transporter"; Michael Sardo departs USA's "Fairly Legal"; and "Supernatural's" Misha Collins is downgraded from series regular.

[05/02/11 - 04:03 PM]
USA Network Gives Second Season Pick Up for "Fairly Legal"
Production on 13 new episodes will begin late summer 2011 to air first quarter 2012.

[04/07/11 - 11:04 AM]
Q1 2011 Cable Ratings Recap: "The Game," "Tosh.0" & "Spartacus" See Largest Growth Among Scripted Series
"Hot in Cleveland," "Californication," "Big Love" conversely saw the biggest declines.

[03/29/11 - 01:36 PM]
USA Continues to Make History With 1st Quarter Win
USA further spins the numbers for the first quarter of 2011.

[03/22/11 - 12:27 PM]
USA Slam Dunks Weekly Ratings Win
USA spins the numbers for the week of March 14-20.

[03/22/11 - 08:02 AM]
USA Continues to Make History With 1st Quarter Win
USA spins the numbers for the first quarter of 2011.

[03/17/11 - 05:50 AM]
Jeff Wachtel and Chris McCumber Named Co-Presidents USA Network
"USA will remain a top priority for me, and I can't think of a better team to build on the network's incredible momentum," said Bonnie Hammer.

[03/10/11 - 07:48 AM]
USA Network's New Original Series "Fairly Legal" Locks First Major Parternships With Kia Motors and Nationwide Insurance
Kia's partnership features two scripted vignettes that debut in the second half of season one.

[03/08/11 - 02:22 PM]
USA Originals Lead Way to Ratings Win
USA spins the numbers for the week of February 28-March 6.

[03/01/11 - 11:19 PM]
Development Update: Tuesday, March 1
Updates include: Greg Berlanti, Adam F. Goldberg ink overall deals; "Off the Map's" Rachelle Lefevre cast in NBC's "The Crossing"; and Leslie Bibb, Annie Potts are "Good Christian Bitches" for ABC.

[02/01/11 - 02:05 PM]
USA Originals Lead Way to Ratings Win
USA spins the numbers for the week of January 24-30.

[01/28/11 - 02:11 PM]
2010 Year in Review/2011 Year in Preview: USA
A look at what's ahead on the cable channel, plus a recap of its 2010 ratings highlights.

[01/20/11 - 12:07 AM]
The Futon's First Look: "Fairly Legal" (USA)

[01/18/11 - 11:09 PM]
Development Update: January 17-18
Updates include: Santiago Cabrera joins FOX's "Alcatraz"; Tim Kring lands "Touch," also at FOX; and Rob Thomas gets a greenlight from FOX for "Little in Common."

[01/07/11 - 01:27 PM]
USA Welcomes New and Recurring Guest Stars to Winter Launches of "White Collar," "Royal Pains" and New Original Scripted Series "Fairly Legal"
Henry Winkler, Hilarie Burton, Diahann Carroll, Richard Dean Anderson, Ethan Embry, Gilles Marini and John Legend are among the featured actors.

[10/08/10 - 08:07 AM]
USA Network's New Original Series "Fairly Legal" (fka "Facing Kate") to Premiere on Thursday, January 20
The newcomer will be preceded by "Royal Pains" at 9:00/8:00c while "White Collar" is due back Tuesday, January 18 at 10:00/9:00c.

[10/04/10 - 06:49 PM]
Development Update: Monday, October 4
Updates include: ABC Family cancels "Huge"; Kim and Kourtney Kardashian plan "New York" spin-off; and details on over a dozen new projects!

[09/27/10 - 05:35 PM]
USA Renews "Psych," "Royal Pains" & "White Collar"
All three are in the middle of their current seasons and will return in 2011-12 for another go-around.

[09/01/10 - 07:19 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, September 1
Updates include: FOX lands "Locke & Key"; Mekhi Phifer to depart "Lie to Me"; and TNT on track to renew "Memphis Beat."

[08/18/10 - 11:30 AM]
USA Welcomes New Characters with "Facing Kate," Its Newest Original Series Premiering in January
Plus: PSYCH and BURN NOTICE to return with new episodes in November.

[04/05/10 - 10:08 AM]
USA Network Announces Slate of "Character" Driven Projects for 2010-2011
Said lineup includes projects from Steve Carell, John Michael Higgins and Anthony Edwards.

[03/15/10 - 08:17 AM]
USA Network Greenlights New Original Series "Facing Kate"
Sarah Shahi, Michael Trucco, Virginia Williams and Baron Vaughn co-star in the series, which has a 12-episode order.

[11/18/09 - 06:31 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, November 18
Updates include: Gretchen Mol to recur on HBO's "Boardwalk Empire"; "The Listener" to continue in Canada; and Amaury Nolasco joins A&E's "Quickening."

[11/09/09 - 06:51 PM]
Development Update: Monday, November 9
Updates include: Michael Trucco joins USA's "Facing Kate"; Melissa George to visit FOX's "Lie to Me"; and Pam Grier to play Amanda Waller on The CW's "Smallville."

[10/22/09 - 06:41 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, October 22
Updates include: Sarah Shahi is "Facing Kate" for USA; Colin Egglesfield and Ashlee Simpson-Wentz to depart "Melrose Place"; and 3 Ball Productions books "Obese" at ABC.

[10/01/09 - 06:41 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, October 1
Updates include: NBC cuts "Day One" to mini-series; ABC Family orders two pilots; and J.J. Abrams lands another project, this time at NBC.

[08/05/09 - 02:14 PM]
USA Network Announces New Cast of Characters on Its Development Slate
Said slate includes projects from Mike Newell, Stephen J. Cannell and Tom Fontana.







FAIRLY LEGAL (USA)
BROADCAST HISTORY:
1/20/11 - 6/15/12
STATUS:
canceled/ended (2011-2012 season)
TIME SLOT:
completed airing its current season
SEASON(S):
2 (23 episodes, 0 of which have yet to air)
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ADDITIONAL NOTES:
confirmed as canceled on 11/1/12
DESCRIPTION:
(from USA's press release, January 2012) USA Network will premiere two original series on Friday, March 16 with the sophomore season premiere of FAIRLY LEGAL at 9/8c followed by the final season premiere of IN PLAIN SIGHT at 10/9c. The return to Friday is a homecoming for USA, having successfully launched three of the most popular original series in the network's history that night with MONK, PSYCH and most recently WHITE COLLAR. In the second season of FAIRLY LEGAL, feisty and passionate mediator Kate Reed (Sarah Shahi) has a new conflict - and potential hot romance - on her hands in the form of the sharp, hustling, up-and-coming trial attorney Ben Grogan, played by new series regular Ryan Johnson. Hired by managing partner Lauren Reed (Virginia Williams) to save the firm on the verge of collapse, Ben's presence adds fuel to Kate's already at-odds relationship with her same-aged stepmother and puts pressure on her relationship with her soon-to-be-ex-husband, Justin Patrick (Michael Trucco). While Ben's ambulance chasing ways represent everything Kate hates about lawyers, their sexual tension and chemistry is undeniable. Driven by her passion for justice, Kate continues her crusades against the endless bureaucracy and daily injustices of the system using her unorthodox methods, pull-no-punches attitude and legal savvy to resolve conflicts in the face of a wide variety of adversaries. Getting people what they need and finding the "true win" is Kate's specialty, expertly handling multi-million dollar corporate disputes, personal family feuds and everything in between. Caught in the middle of it all, as always, is Kate's geek-chic assistant, Leonardo Prince (Baron Vaughn). Returning guest stars this season include Gerald McRaney as Judge Nicastro and Esai Morales as D.A. Aaron Davidson. Additional guest stars include Mark Moses and Barry Shabaka Henley.
PRINCIPAL CAST INFORMATION:
· Baron Vaughn as Leonardo Prince
· Michael Trucco as Justin Patrick
· Ryan Johnson as Ben Grogan
· Sarah Shahi as Kate Reed
· Virginia Williams as Lauren Reed
CREW INFORMATION:
· Anton Cropper as PROD
· Bronwen Hughes as DIR (Pilot)
· Michael Sardo as CRTR/EP
· Peter Ocko as EP
· Russ Buchholz as CO-EP
· Steve Stark as EP
GENRE(S):
· drama
STUDIO INFORMATION:
· Universal Cable Productions