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[05/29/19 - 11:36 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, May 29
Updates include: Jake Johnson joins the cast of ABC's "Stumptown"; Carla Gugino to star in Spectrum's "Manhunt: Lone Wolf"; and Joslyn DeFreece to recur on "Strange Angel" at CBS All Access.

[05/01/19 - 11:00 AM]
USA Network Sets Premiere Date for Final Season of "Suits" and New Spinoff Series "Pearson"
Look for both series back-to-back beginning Wednesday, July 17 at 9:00/8:00c and 10:00/9:00c respectively.

[01/17/19 - 11:27 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, January 17
Updates include: Fabien Frankel to lead ABC's "NYPD Blue" sequel series; Peter Sarsgaard to star in "Interrogation" at CBS All Access; and Daniel Zovatto scores role in Showtime's "Penny Dreadful: City of Angels."

[09/20/18 - 11:50 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, September 20
Updates include: HBO renews "The Deuce" for third and final season; AMC cancels freshman drama "Dietland"; and Alan Tudyk set to star in Syfy's "Resident Alien."

[05/14/18 - 11:17 PM]
Development Update: Monday, May 14 - Upfront Notes & More
Updates include: FOX gives premiere dates for "9-1-1," "The Orville"; SundanceTV cancels "Hap & Leonard" after three seasons; and USA's "Suits" spin-off gets a title.

[03/08/18 - 10:31 AM]
USA Network Greenlights Gina Torres-Led "Suits" Spinoff from Universal Cable Productions
Last month, the network renewed the flagship series for Season 8 and announced the addition of Katherine Heigl (Samantha Wheeler) to the ensemble cast.

[11/17/17 - 11:54 PM]
Development Update: Friday, November 17
Updates include: CMT to wrap "Nashville," cancels "Still the King"; Netflix orders ABC's Simmons family comedy to series; and Carmen Ejogo joins HBO's "True Detective."

[11/10/17 - 11:33 PM]
Development Update: Friday, November 10
Updates include: Warner Bros. Television suspends Andrew Kreisberg over harassment claims; Netflix drops remaining Louis C.K. stand-up special; and BBC nixes "Ordeal by Innocence" over rape allegations against Ed Westwick.

[08/16/17 - 09:01 AM]
USA Network and Universal Cable Productions Confirm Spinoff Pilot Starring Gina Torres to Air in the Current Season of "Suits"
When Jessica Pearson is forced to enter the dirty world of Chicago politics, she must rely on her legal wits and valiant relationships from Pearson Specter Litt to navigate this unknown territory.

[05/25/17 - 11:22 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, May 25
Updates include: T.J. Miller to exit HBO's "Silicon Valley"; Sophia Bush likewise to depart NBC's "Chicago PD"; and season three of Syfy's "Channel Zero" sets leads.

[03/01/17 - 11:47 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, March 1
Updates include: Casey Wilson joins Busy Philipps in NBC's "The Sackett Sisters"; USA passes on second season of "Eyewitness"; and Taye Diggs signs onto ABC's "Doomsday."

[02/22/17 - 11:29 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, February 22
Updates include: USA mulls "Suits" spin-off for Gina Torres; Brad Garrett cast in "The Get" at CBS; and Anne Heche is bound for NBC's "For God & Country."







PEARSON (USA)
BROADCAST HISTORY:
7/17/19 - ???
STATUS:
on hiatus or fate to be determined
TIME SLOT:
completed airing its current season
CURRENT SEASON:
1 (10 episodes)
ADDITIONAL NOTES:
completed airing its first season on 9/18/19; has yet to be renewed for a second season
DESCRIPTION:
(from USA's press release, May 2019) PEARSON centers around the world of recently disbarred NYC powerhouse lawyer Jessica Pearson (Gina Torres) as she adjusts to down and dirty Chicago politics. Newly appointed as Chicago Mayor Bobby Novak's (Morgan Spector) right hand fixer, Jessica is quickly embroiled in a crooked and dangerous new world where every action has far-reaching consequences. With her compulsion to win, Jessica is forced to reconcile her unstoppable drive with her desire to do the right thing - two things very much at odds.
PRINCIPAL CAST INFORMATION:
· Bethany Joy Lenz as Keri Allen
· Chantel Riley as Angela Cook
· Eli Goree as Derrick Mayes
· Gina Torres as Jessica Pearson
· Isabel Arraiza as Yoli Castillo
· Morgan Spector as Bobby Golec
· Simon Kassianides as Nick D'Amato
RECURRING/PREVIOUS CAST INFORMATION:
· Rebecca Rittenhouse as Keri Allen (Original Pilot)
CREW INFORMATION:
· Aaron Korsh as CRTR/EP
· Anton Cropper as DIR (Pilot)
· Daniel Arkin as CRTR/EP
· David Bartis as EP
· Doug Liman as EP
· Gene Klein as EP
· Gina Torres as PROD
GENRE(S):
· based on a tv series
· drama
STUDIO INFORMATION:
· Hypnotic
· Universal Cable Productions