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"Psych" review by Suzanne
Season 7 premieres february 27 on USA Network

I love "Psych" and this new season looks great! We see more of Corbin Bernsen (Henry) and the other supporting players, too, which I'm thrilled about. USA sent me the first 3 episodes of the season. The first episode finishes off the cliff-hanger from last season when Henry got shot. Shawn gets very upset.

In the second episode, Shawn has to deal with Juliette going undercover with an online dating service, and Gus gets a new girlfriend, too. Cybill Sheperd returns as Shawn's mom, and something very funny happens in his family. ER's Parminder Nagra plays Gus' new girlfriend.

The third episode is kind of a "Blair Witch Project" spoof, but of course it's got the Psych spin on it.

If you like the show, you probably know already, so keep watching it! This season is just as good as ever, judging from these three episodes.

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In the season premiere of PSYCH, “Santa Barbaratown 2, Lethal Weapon 5 (#7002),” we return to where our season six cliffhanger left us – Henry (Corbin Bernsen) is down with a bullet to the chest! As he is being rushed to the hospital fighting for his life, a spiteful Shawn (James Roday) seeks revenge on the shooter and everyone else involved in the scandal. Guest stars include Kurt Fuller, Max Gail, Jake Busey, Oliver Muirhead, Arden Myrin and Jerry Wasserman.

PSYCH returns with a spectacular season 7 after a surprise season 6 finale left fans of the hit show on the edge of their seats. The new episodes delve into the personal life of the very private Gus (Dulé Hill), sneak in a surprise wedding of one of our leads and push out new "Psych-isms" to the devotees affectionately known as PSYCH-Os. Giving audiences a taste of Gus the romantic, while revealing a jealous streak in Shawn (James Roday), the season features Parminder Nagra in a recurring role as Gus' girlfriend. Guest stars include  Katy Mixon, Garcelle Beauvais, Jeffrey Tambor, WWE's Big Show, and the return of Cybill Shepherd and Kristy Swanson.  Season seven marks the 100th episode of USA's longest-running series currently on air. In addition to Hill and Roday, the series stars Corbin Bernsen, Timothy Omundson, Maggie Lawson, and Kristen Nelson, plus Kurt Fuller  as recurring. PSYCH is produced by Universal Cable Productions.

"Juliet Takes a Luvvah" Airdate 3/6/13 Gus gets a girlfriend, and Juliet goes undercover on an online dating site to catch a killer while Shawn tries to holster his jealousy. Guest stars: Cybill Shepherd, Parminder Nagra, Sage Brocklebank, and Ethan Sandler.

"Lassie Jerky" Airdate 3/13/13 Shawn and Gus join a pair of college students in the woods who are filming a documentary on Bigfoot. Guest stars: Big Show, Kurt Fuller, Kate Rogal, and Alex Enriquez.

Psych returns with a wedding, a long-overdue girlfriend for Gus, and the show's 100th episode! Guest stars this season include Jeffrey Tambor, Katy Mixon, Kristy Swanson, Garcelle Beauvais, Christopher Lloyd, WWE's The Big Show, Lesley Ann Warren, Martin Mull, Barry Bostwick & Curt Smith. Plus, Shawn, Gus, Jules, Lassie, Chief Vick, Henry and Woody will be up to their usual hijinks in the crime capital of America, Santa Barbara.
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USA NETWORK PICKS UP SEASON EIGHT OF FAN FAVORITE ORIGINAL COMEDY SERIES “PSYCH”
USA’s Longest Running Series On-Air Will Return With Eight New Episodes
Season Seven Premieres February 27 and This Season will Mark the Series 100th Episode Milestone
NEW YORK – December 20, 2012 – On the heels of a seventh consecutive win as the most-watched cable network, USA Network today ordered an eighth season of its longest running series on-air, and comedy favorite, PSYCH. Santa Barbara’s favorite faux psychic and his sidekick, played by James Roday and Dulé Hill, will return with eight new episodes featuring the zany crimes, hilarious antics and a bevy of guest stars that the series has been known for since its premiere on USA in 2006. The announcement was made today by USA Co-Presidents Chris McCumber and Jeff Wachtel.
“PSYCH is one of those rarities – a show that continues to grow its fan base season after season, with exceptional storytelling, a consistently inspired cast and talented guest stars,” said McCumber and Wachtel. “We thought Shawn Spencer would have seen this coming….”
PSYCH returns for its seventh season on Wednesday, February 27 at 10/9c and this season will also celebrate its 100th episode milestone. The series has also continued to grow with season six performing as the show’s strongest ever among P18-34 and among total viewers, the show’s average last season was 4.5 million – retaining almost all of the Season five audience.

USA NETWORK AND “PSYCH” CAST HOST FIRST-EVER, SOCIALLY CHARGED ALL-NIGHT SLUMBER PARTY ON AIR FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 15 BEGINNING AT MIDNIGHT ‘TIL 6AM SATURDAY
REAL-TIME SOCIAL ACTIVATIONS ENGAGE FANS FOR SEVEN EPISODES OVER SIX HOURS WITH ZERO SLEEP
Season 7 of PSYCH Premieres Wednesday, February 27 at 10/9c
NEW YORK – FEBRUARY 12, 2013 – Using their proven track record in Social TV, USA Network and the cast of PSYCH are teaming up with the series’ devoted fanbase to socially charge the first-ever, on-air Slumber Party, Friday, February 15th, starting at midnight and concluding Saturday 6am ET. The network is reinventing the viewer’s choice marathon by making it a social, real-time party in which fans share the screen with the cast while watching at home. James Roday, Dulé Hill, Maggie Lawson and Tim Omundson will ham it up on screen through custom slumber party skits, while self-professed PSYCH-Os can get in on the action through an on-air Twitter ticker, video Touts, second screen trivia and prize giveaways, and GetGlue exclusive stickers. Fans can track all the slumber Party activity via an online HQ, aptly named PSYCHVille and accessible at PSYCH.usanetwork.com. This one-of-a-kind event leads into the seventh season of PSYCH premiering on Wednesday, February 27 at 10/9c.
“Using the power of social innovation, we are redefining the traditional on-air marathon stunt by leveraging a tried and true nostalgic theme and creating compelling social offerings that make it a ‘must experience’ event for fans,” said Alexandra Shapiro, USA’s EVP, marketing & digital. “This seven-hour party will harness in real time the passion and creativity of the cast, the producers, the writers and the fans who together will give new meaning to all-night TV binge watching.”
The PSYCH SLUMBER PARTY fun will go on until dawn with live activities including:
• On-Air Social Ticker – The cast and fans will tweet using #PSYCHSlumberParty to share favorite PSYCH moments and sentiments, many of which will be highlighted on air all night long.
• Live Tout-to-Air – Fans who record and upload Touts (15-second videos) using #PsychSlumberParty could see their messages on air; USA will air select Touts during each episode.
• Pre-Party Prize-a-Thon – From 10/9c – midnight, USA will get fans in a pineapple state of mind by giving away 120 prizes in 120 minutes.
• Pineapple Code Word Hunt – Unique pineapple code words appearing on air each hour will enable fans to unlock the online entry point to win a trip to the set of PSYCH.
• Prank Calls from the Cast – James Roday and Dulé Hill will send out prank calls to fans before and during the all-night slumber party.
• Get Glue Fan Stickers – Users who check in will earn limited edition slumber party stickers featuring seven original caricatures by super PSYCH fan Derek Wehrwein (@DerekWehrwein).
• Psychville – USA’s social media hub at Psych.usanetwork.com will allow fans to easily follow and engage in the all-night online action.
Fans wanting to see more of PSYCH can watch a 20-episode marathon on VOD hosted by Roday and Hill who selected their favorites and personally introduce each one.
Season seven of PSYCH will explore Gus’ (Hill) personal life, feature the wedding of one of the main characters and deliver new ‘PSYCH-isms’ crafted for the series’ legions of devoted fans, affectionately known as PSYCH-Os. Parminder Nagra will recur as Gus’ girlfriend, exposing his romantic side and creating jealousy with Shawn. Additional guests include Katy Mixon, Garcelle Beauvais, Jeffrey Tambor, WWE’s Big Show, as well as the return of Cybill Shepherd and Kristy Swanson.
The #1 network in all of basic cable for seven consecutive years, USA Network is seen in over 102 million U.S. homes. USA is a leader in scripted programming with a powerful stable of originals, spectacular live television and is home to the best in blockbuster theatrical films, a broad portfolio of acquired series and entertainment events. Viewers come to USA to find television's best in critically-acclaimed and award-winning original programming. A trailblazer in digital innovation and storytelling, USA is defining, driving and setting the industry standard for Social TV. USA is a program service of NBCUniversal Cable Entertainment, a division of NBCUniversal. The award-winning website is located at www.usanetwork.com . Characters Welcome.


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