Sunday, October 14, 2012

Psych Returns in Feb on USA

USA Network’s hit comedy series PSYCH returns for its seventh season on Wednesday, February 27 at 10/9c with 16 new one-hour episodes. This season, the Network’s longest running series currently on air will celebrate its landmark 100th episode and unveil a two-hour musical.

PSYCH stars James Roday as police consultant Shawn Spencer who solves crimes with powers of observation so acute the precinct detectives think he's psychic. Dulé Hill stars as Shawn's best friend and reluctant sidekick Gus, Corbin Bernsen as Shawn's disapproving father, who ironically honed his son's "observation" skills as a child, Timothy Omundson as Detective Lassiter, Maggie Lawson as Detective Juliet O’Hara, Kirsten Nelson as Chief Vick and Kurt Fuller recurs as “Woody” the coroner.

Season seven will explore Gus’ personal life, feature the wedding of one of the main characters and deliver new ‘Psych-isms’ crafted for the series’ legions of devoted fans, affectionately known as PSYCH-O’s. Parminder Nagra will recur as Gus’ girlfriend, exposing his romantic side and creating jealousy with Shawn. Additional guests include Katy Mixon, Garcelle Beauvais, Jeffrey Tambor, WWE’s Big Show, as well as the return of Cybill Shepherd and Kristy Swanson.

To celebrate the series’ 100th episode, PSYCH will host a mini reunion of the popular 1985 movie “Clue” featuring original cast members Christopher Lloyd, Lesley Ann Warren and Martin Mull. The episode will also include guest stars Garrett Morris, Steve Valentine and returning guest star Curt Smith – of Tears For Fears’ fame – who will play himself. 

“PSYCH: The Musical” will showcase original songs written by show creator Steve Franks and performed by the entire cast with a host of impressive guest stars including Barry Bostwick, Brooke Lyons and Anthony Rapp.

PSYCH’s sixth season was the show’s most watched among18-34-year-olds with 1.12 million, while showing growth among18-49s (2.24 million) and 25-54s (2.22 million).

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