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NEXT WEEK ON USA…
KEY INFORMATION IS SOUGHT IN “WHITE COLLAR” AND “COVERT AFFAIRS”
PAULO COSTANZO DIRECTS “ROYAL PAINS” AND A DRAMATIC SUMMER FINALE OF “NECESSARY ROUGHNESS”
Just because summer is coming to a close, that doesn’t mean that USA programming is going anywhere! Next week, enjoy all new episodes of WHITE COLLAR, COVERT AFFAIRS, ROYAL PAINS and a bold summer finale of NECESSARY ROUGHNESS.
MONDAY, AUGUST 27
WWE MONDAY NIGHT RAW – 8/7c
The Superstars and Divas from the World Wrestling Entertainment® Universe take the stage live in front of thousands in attendance at the Bradley Center in Milwaukee, WI, and millions watching at home. MONDAY NIGHT RAW continues to be the most watched regularly scheduled year-round program on basic cable television and recently celebrated its 1000th episode. RAW Superstars include John Cena, CM Punk, Sheamus, AJ Lee, Daniel Bryan, Kane, Brock Lesnar, Randy Orton, The Miz, Triple H, and the sassy and sexy Divas.
TUESDAY, AUGUST 28
WHITE COLLAR “Compromising Positions” – 9/8c
When a criminal Peter (Tim DeKay) arrested hires a high-powered political fixer to sabotage the trial, Peter and Neal (Matt Bomer) must take on this brilliant but devious opponent who maintains a lawful facade.
Guest stars: Hilarie Burton, Nicholas Turturro, Treat Williams, Michael Torpey, Perrey Reeves
Social TV: This week Neal’s Stash continues the national crowd-sourcing treasure hunt inviting WHITE COLLAR fans to help track down an old score stolen from them by a rival con artist. It’s accessible via desktop or tablet atnealsstash.com.
COVERT AFFAIRS “Loving the Alien ” – 10/9c
When Simon (guest star Richard Coyle) invites Annie (Piper Perabo) on a trip to Cuba, she accepts, knowing this is her best opportunity to learn what Simon has been planning. But going to Cuba means Annie won’t have any backup if she gets caught…
Guest stars: Sarah Clarke, Richard Coyle, Gregory Itzkin
Social TV: The Sights Unseen prequel web series explores the blind tech-ops expert Auggie Andersen backstory as played by Christopher Gorham. Fans can participate in the five-week engagement at SightsUnseen.usanetwork.com.
WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 29
ROYAL PAINS “Dancing with the Devil” – 9/8c – DIRECTED BY PAULO COSTANZO
When a famous pop star (guest star Patti Murin) comes to the Hamptons to prepare for her new world tour, HankMed must stay on hand to treat her for more than just exhaustion. Meanwhile, Evan (Paulo Costanzo) helps Paige (Brooke D’Orsay) prepare to go away to school, Hank (Mark Feuerstein) gets better acquainted with a local pediatrician (guest star Kat Foster), and Divya (Reshma Shetty) becomes distracted when she falls head over heels for a globe-trotting polo player (guest star Khotan).
Guest stars: Khotan, Kat Foster, Patti Murin
Social TV: Fans can access an exclusive preview video on USA’s Character Chatter, speak to Paulo Costanzo live on USA’s Character Chatter at 9/8c and check-in with Viggle for points and a special Summer Extra bonus clip.
NECESSARY ROUGHNESS “All the King’s Horses” – 10/9c – MID-SEASON FINALE
As the Hawks season opener nears, Dani (Callie Thorne), TK (Mehcad Brooks), and the team teeter on the precipice of disaster. Who will come crashing down?
Guest stars: Michael Imperioli, Michaela McManus, Rob Estes, Peter King, Michael O’Neill, Tom Nowicki, Amy Pietz
Social TV: Each night after the east coast airing of the episode, fans can enter Nico’s murky world at The Nico Files thenicofiles.usanetwork.com and open a window into the story behind the hard decisions that no one else on the team but Nico can make.