Strategic Unions Are Formed on 'Royal Pains' & 'Covert Affairs' This Week on USA

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July 3rd, 2014

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STRATEGIC UNIONS ARE FORMED ON ‘Royal Pains’ & ‘Covert Affairs



Check out a  new episode of Royal Pains on Tuesday, 7/8 at 9/8c followed by an explosive episode of Covert Affairs at 10:01/9:01c.  The drama continues the next day (Wednesday, 7/9)  with a bold episode of Suits at 9/8c and GRACELAND at 10:02pm/9:02c.  Round out the week with marathons from Modern Family, LAW & ORDER: SVU, NCIS, NCIS: LOS ANGELES and a gripping WWE MONDAY NIGHT RAW.



NCIS “Gibbs’ Rules” Marathon –  9am/8c

Who doesn’t love Special Agent Leroy Jethro Gibbs (Mark Harmon)?  This tough investigator and highly skilled interrogator rules with an iron fist.  Catch him in action with an all-day marathon airing from 9am to 12am.




The Superstars and Divas from the World Wrestling Entertainment® Universe take the stage live in front of thousands in attendance at the Bell Centre in  Montreal, QC and the millions of fans watching at home.  RAW Superstars include John Cena, CM Punk, AJ Lee, Daniel Bryan, Kane, The Miz, Eve and Zack Ryder.



Royal Pains – “Goodwill Stunting” – 9pm/8c  – DIRECTED BY  SERIES STAR PAULO COSTANZO

After reading about her struggle online, Evan (Paulo Costanzo) reaches out to a woman with a mysterious illness (guest star Courtney Henggeler) in the hope that Hank (Mark Feuerstein) can finally give her a diagnosis.  Elsewhere, Paige (Brooke D’Orsay) and Russel’s (guest star Stephen Spinella) professional lives take an unexpected turn when they realize that their new client could either be a goldmine or a dangerous problem.  Meanwhile, Evan (Costanzo) and Jeremiah (Ben Shenkman) realize they’ll have to go to battle with Symphony if HankMed is to survive the summer.  Later Hank’s (Feuerstein) watchful eye on Emma (recurring guest star Willa Fitzgerald) helps him win back a former patient.

The series also stars Reshma Shetty.

Guest stars:  Jeremy Davidson, Stephen Spinella, Willa Fitzgerald and Courtney Henggeler


Covert Affairs – “Unseen Power of the Picket Fence” – 10:01pm/9:01c

After a botched escape attempt, Annie (Piper Perabo) and McQuaid (Nic Bishop) combine forces to get out of Venezuela.  Joan (Kari Matchett) works with Arthur (Peter Gallagher) and his new co-worker, Caitlyn Cook (guest star Perrey Reeves), to extract their fellow operatives.  Calder’s (Hill Harper) clandestine affair takes on a new dimension.

The series also stars Christopher Gorham.

Guest stars: Amy Jo Johnson, Michael Goorjian, Nazneen Contractor, Perrey Reeves


Modern Family – 11:02/9:32c

Enjoy some late night laughs with the Dunphys, Pritchetts and Pritchett-Tuckers.


 Modern Family episodes listed below:

“The Incident” (S1, EP 4)  – 11:02/10:02c

“The Old Wagon” (S2, EP 1) – 11:32/10:32c


Interactive Second-Screen: Modern Family fans can play along on their second screen during the week with Modern Family Sync.  Go from any device to play quizzes, get writer commentary, view photos and earn points!



Suits – “Leveraged” – 9pm/8c

Having lost his partner on the inside, Mike (Patrick J. Adams) moves to a hostile takeover of Gillis Industries.  On the other side, Harvey (Gabriel Macht) and Louis (Rick Hoffman) pull out all the stops to make sure they win this takeover fight, and things take a personal turn.  Meanwhile, Jessica (Gina Torres) and Malone (guest star DB Woodside) come face-to-face with Sean Cahill (guest star Neil McDonough), the attack dog with the weight of the SEC behind him, bent on bringing The Firm down.

Guest stars: Melanie Papalia, Zeljko Ivanek, DB Woodside, Brendan Hines, Neal McDonough, Eric Roberts

The series also stars Gina Torres and Sarah Rafferty.


Interactive Second-Screen:  Fans can compete against other Suits fans by going to from any device.  Answer quizzes and polls, see real-time results and earn points that might land you on the on-air leaderboard at the end of the night. Fans who log in to the game are also automatically entered into the Suits Recruits Sweepstakes.


GRACELAND – “Magic Number” – 10:02pm/9:02c

Briggs (Daniel Sunjata) and Charlie (Vanessa Ferlito) engage in risky behavior to atone for past misdeeds.  Jakes (Brandon Jay McLaren) uses his own secrets to sell his undercover at a garage.  A night of clubbing with Carlito (Erik Valdez) forces Turturro (Manny Montana) to examine how far he'll go for a case.


Interactive Second-Screen:  GRACELAND fans can enjoy USA Sync while they watch the show and get production commentary, polls, quizzes and other content that they won’t find anywhere else.  Get started at from any device.




TV’s quirkiest comedy is waiting for you!  Tune-in Thursday night starting at 9pm.


MODERN FAMILY episodes listed below:

“Strangers on a Treadmill” (S2, EP 4)  – 9/8c

“Unplugged” (S2, EP 5)  – 9:30/8:30c

“Caught in the Act” (S2, EP 13) – 10/9c

“Two Monkeys and a Panda” (S2, EP 17)  – 0:30/9:30c

“Boys’ Night” (S2, EP 18)  – 11/10c

“Dance Dance Revelation” (S2, EP 10)  – 11:30/10:30c




Friday night means family night!  We invite your family to spend a night in with America’s funniest family!  Tune-in Friday starting at 8pm.


MODERN FAMILY episodes listed below:

“Bixby’s Back” (S2, EP 14)  – 8/7c

“Fears” (S1, EP 16)  – 8:30/7:30c

“The Kiss” (S2, EP 2)  – 9/8c

“Regrets Only” (S2, EP 16)  – 9:30/8:30c

“Someone to Watch Over Lily” (S2, EP 20) – 10/9c

“Good Cop, Bad Dog” (S2, EP 22)  – 0:30/9:30c

“Dude Ranch” (S3, EP 1)  – 11/10c

“Door to Door” (S3, EP 4)  – 11:30/10:30c



NCIS: LOS ANGELES “Summer Sneak Peek” Weekend – 1pm/12c

Tune-in for a NCIS: LOS ANGELES marathon from 1pm to 8pm and get a sneak peek of two of summer's hottest dramas coming to USA on July 17th while you watch - RUSH at 9/8c and SATISFACTION at 10/9c.



MODERN FAMILY episodes await! Tune-in Saturday starting at 8pm.


MODERN FAMILY episodes listed below:

“Bringing Up Baby” (S4, EP 1)  – 8/7c

“Snip” (S4, EP 3)  – 8:30/7:30c

“The Butler’s Escape” (S4, EP 4)  – 9/8c

“Yard Sale” (S4, EP 6)  – 9:30/8:30c

“Party Crasher” (S4, EP 12) – 10/9c

“Heart Broken” (S4, EP 15)  – 0:30/9:30c

“Bad Hair Day” (S4, EP 16)  – 11/10c

“The Wow Factor” (S4, EP 18)  – 11:30/10:30c


On Saturday evening, fans can play along with MODERN FAMILY Live against other fans by going to from any device.  Answer quizzes and polls, see real-time results on-air and earn points that might land you on the on-air leaderboard at the end of the night.

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