TV News Roundup: ‘Suits’ and Spinoff Set Premiere Dates, Michael Chiklis Returns to TV & More

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Suits and Spinoff Pearson get back-to-back premieres

USA has set the final season premiere for Suits as well as the show’s new spinoff, Pearson. Both series will premiere for the season beginning Wednesday, July 17. Suits will air at 9/8c while Pearson will follow at 10/9c on the network.

Big Mouth adds Ali Wong, Martin Short and Thandie Newton for Season 3

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Netflix’s crude cartoon comedy has added three new guest stars to its Season 3 roster. According to The Hollywood Reporter, Ali Wong, Martin Short and Thandie Newton are among the newest voices to join Big Mouth.

Sex Education‘s cast returns to work for Season 2

Breakout comedy Sex Education has begun production on its second season for Netflix. The raunchy comedy starring Gillian Anderson and Asa Butterfield celebrated its return with a special table read video that Netflix shared on its UK & Ireland account. See their extreme reactions to the script in the clip above.

Jaden Smith channels Kanye West for Omniverse

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Showtime is teaming with Kanye West and Scooter Braun’s SB Projects for a new half-hour anthology series titled Omniverse. According to Deadline, Omniverse will star Jaden Smith who will also executive produce. The series is said to explore the idea of perception with the first season focusing on Ego with Smith portraying an Alternate Reality Kanye West.

Michael Chiklis sets TV return with Coyote

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The Shield‘s Michael Chiklis has booked his latest TV gig with Paramount Network’s upcoming drama Coyote. According to The Hollywood Reporter, the project will be executive produced by Chiklis along with Michelle MacLaren (Breaking Bad). The series follows US Border Patrol agent Ben Clemens who, on his final day before retiring, discovers an underground tunnel used to transport black market goods. This leads him on a mission to catch the one criminal that’s evaded his grasp.