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USA Network Picks Up ‘Suits’ Spinoff

USA Network has picked up to series its Suits spinoff starring Gina Torres, the network said Thursday (March 8).

The new series follows Torres’ Suits character Jessica Pearson as she adjusts to the dirty world of Chicago politics, said network officials. Suits will introduce the new series during its season seven finale on April 25, said network officials.

USA has already renewed Suits for an eighth season.

“Gina’s portrayal of Jessica Pearson as one of television’s strongest, most successful businesswomen has made a huge impact with fans,” said Chris McCumber, President, Entertainment Networks, NBCUniversal Cable Entertainment in a statement. “We can’t wait to explore this next chapter in the Suits legacy – and a brand new world for Jessica.”