via press release:
USA NETWORK’S SLICK ORIGINAL DRAMA ‘SUITS’
VISITS COLLEGE CAMPUSES ACROSS THE COUNTRY
College Fans Treated To An Exclusive Preview Of SUITS Winter Premiere
And Intimate Panel Discussion With Cast Members
SUITS Returns On Thursday, March 6 at 9/8c on USA Network
NEW YORK – January 16, 2014 – USA Network is bringing SUITS’ sophisticated legal world directly to its highly engaged collegiate fans when the show embarks on a nationwide SUITS College Tour ahead of the mid-season premiere, Thursday, March 6 at 9/8c. The tour will stop at seven universities, including Harvard, which is prominently spotlighted in the series, and feature SUITS-driven activities and an advanced screening of the SUITS premiere. For students who do not attend one of the seven listed schools, they can nominate their college at SUITSonCampus.com. The top 10 schools will compete in a socially-driven competition to win an exclusive screening of the season 3 finale.
“SUITS has cultivated a zealous millennial fan base and our college tour is a great way to engage with them in a meaningful way,” said Alexandra Shapiro, executive vice president, marketing and digital, USA Network. “We are excited to create a unique experience with special access to the franchise and talent that will help our devoted viewers forge a real-world connection to the series.”
The SUITS College Tour will visit:
- UC Berkeley – February 4, 2014
- UCLA – February 6, 2014
- University of Arizona – February 11, 2014
- Northwestern University – February 18, 2014
- Boston University – February 26, 2014
- Harvard University – February 27, 2014
- Columbia University – March 3, 2014
Over the course of five weeks, the seven college campuses will be immersed in the world of SUITS. Each campus will experience an exclusive preview screening of the mid-season premiere followed by an interactive Q&A, where some of the beloved cast members will answer the series’ most burning questions and reveal behind-the-scenes moments. Students will leave with special SUITS-inspired takeaways including customizable t-shirts, tote bags, sunglasses, Uniball pens, water bottles, bottle openers and SUITS energy drinks.
Students who wish to attend the SUITS College Tour on their campus can RSVP and learn more at SUITSonCampus.com.
Season three of SUITS returns Thursday, March 6 at 9/8c with six episodes, and features guest star appearances by the most decorated Olympian of all-time, Michael Phelps (playing himself as a client of Pearson Specter) and Gabriel Macht’s famous father, Stephen Macht. Picking up in the wake of an emotional and shattering murder trial, Harvey (Gabriel Macht) and Jessica (Gina Torres) address the firm’s future, while Louis (Rick Hoffman) threatens to expose the truth about Mike (SAG nominee Patrick J. Adams). SUITS also stars Meghan Markle and Sarah Rafferty. Additional guest stars include, Emmy winner Zeljko Ivanek, Jamey Sheridan, Damon Gupton and Patrick Fischler.
The #1 network in all of basic cable for an unprecedented eight straight years, USA Network is seen in over 102 million U.S. homes. USA is a leader in scripted programming with a powerful stable of originals, spectacular live television and is home to the best in blockbuster theatrical films, a broad portfolio of acquired series and entertainment events. A trailblazer in digital innovation and storytelling, USA is defining, driving and setting the industry standard for Social TV. USA is a program service of NBCUniversal Cable Entertainment, a division of NBCUniversal. The award-winning website is located at http://www.usanetwork.com. Characters Welcome.