A cable drama series is showing it has legs, with the announcement coming Wednesday that USA Network has renewed “Suits” for a sixth season.
The show, from Universal Cable Productions, is only a week into its fifth season, with the season premiere delivering 3.4 million total viewers in Live+3 data.
USA ordered a 16-episode sixth season.
Chris McCumber, President of USA Network, said in a statement: “’Suits’ has set the bar high in every way and continues to be a strong performer and marquee property for USA. From the incredible on-screen performances and brilliant writing to the aspirational lifestyle portrayed, we look forward to continuing to bring viewers into the world of ‘Suits’ every week.”
The program airs Wednesdays at 9 p.m.