via press release:
USA NETWORK’S “PSYCH” MAKES A LEAP YEAR RETURN!
All new episodes to premiere on Wednesday, February 29 at 10/9c
Leap Year Premiere Day– Appropriate for the devoted, passionate and loyal fans of the Hit Cult Series
New York – December 15, 2011 – In Scotland it is unlucky to be born on a leap year day but PSYCH fans fear not, for on that day in 2012, the winter season of USA Network’s hit show premieres in celebratory fashion! PSYCH, the fan favorite that chronicles the zany capers of a faux psychic and his best friend, portayed so awesomely by James Roday and Dulé Hill, who assist the Santa Barbara Police Department on their cases, will resume on Wednesday, February 29 at 10/9c with “Indiana Shawn and the Temple of the Kinda Crappy, Rusty Old Dagger.” In the the final seven episodes that will complete PSYCH’s sixth season, get ready for more fun-filled storylines and A-list guest stars that represent the finest that pop culture has to offer. The show also stars Corbin Bernsen, Timothy Omundson, Maggie Lawson and Kirsten Nelson.
This February on PSYCH, Shawn (Roday) goes undercover on a reality dating show (hosted by guest star Wayne Brady); goes on an epic Indiana Jones-fueled adventure with returning master thief Despereaux (guest star Cary Elwes); investigates Detective Lassiter’s (Timothy Omundson) new condo, which happens to be the site of a murder … and is as possessed as the hotel in “The Shining;” gets involved in a case with the former mentor (guest star Cheech Marin) of Gus and his college a’capella group (guest stars Mekhi Pfeiffer and Jaleel White); scours the after-hours underground of Santa Barbara with an overzealous murder expert (guest star French Stewart); and he and Gus (Hill) go deep into a past case with Henry (Bernsen) that opens some dangerous wounds. Additional guest stars this winter include Madchen Amick, Lou Gossett, Jr., Sara Rue, The Miz, Greg Grunberg, John Rhys Davies, Lindsay Sloane, Glen Headley, Ivana Milicevic, Rob Estes, Lolita Davidovich and Max Gall.
PSYCH creator Steve Franks pens and directs the winter season premiere and Roday directs “Heeeeere’s Lassie,” which airs on Wednesday, March 7. Additional guest directors include Timothy Busfield, Jay Chandrasekhar and Jennifer Lynch.
PSYCH is executive produced by Steve Franks, Kelly Kulchak and Chris Henze, from Universal Cable Productions in association with Tagline Pictures. Mel Damski serves as executive producer/director. Bill Callahan is executive producer. Saladin K. Patterson and Andy Berman are co-executive producers/writers. Todd Harthan is consulting producer.
Rounding out the remaining episodes for PSYCH’s winter season include “Shawn and the Real Girl” on Wednesday, March 14; “Let’s Doo-Wop It Again” on Wednesday, March 21; “Autopsy Turvy” on Wednesday, March 28; “True Grits” on Wednesday, April 4; and “Santabarbaratown” on Wednesday, April 11.
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