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Clairvoyance Pays Off: USA Renews "Psych" For Third Season

Fans of USA's procedural mystery series Psych have a reason to be, well, psyched this morning.

The cabler has ordered a third season of the dramedy, which stars James Roday, Dule Hill, Corbin Bernsen, and Maggie Lawson.

"We are thrilled to bring Psych back for a third season," said USA Network's Jeff Wachtel. "The series has been a critical and ratings sensation since it premiered last summer and continues to gain new viewers and grow its fan base."

USA has ordered 16 new episodes for the third season of Psych, which it plans to roll out in Summer 2008. I guess it didn't take a psychic, fake or otherwise, to predict that announcement.

Comments

Bianca Reagan said…
Hooray! I love Psych! I didn't know there was a debate. It had better be coming back. I can't imagine any show on USA skews younger than Psych. Plus, it brings the funny.
eAi said…
I recently started watching Psych, and it's good fun. Sure, it isn't in the same league as many of the more "serious" programs, but its fun to watch for a good laugh.

I have to say I'm surprised that its being renewed though, I'm used to many of the big networks cancelling shows way too quickly...
The CineManiac said…
Psych is one of the funniest shows on Television, so the fact that it's being renewed doesn't surprise me one bit, but I'm thrilled to know that it's coming back.
James Roday and Dule Hill are one of the best duos on TV (and the best on tv during the summer and winter "seasons" when most things are in reruns.)

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