After dominating the television landscape this summer with an impressive slate of top-rated and critically-acclaimed new and returning originals, USA Network today announced the season four pickup of 16 episodes of the hit original series WHITE COLLAR. The series currently stars Matt Bomer (“In Time”), Tim DeKay (“Tell Me You Love Me”), Tiffani Thiessen (“What About Brian”), Willie Garson (“Sex and the City”), Sharif Atkins (“ER”), Marsha Thomason (“Lost”) and Hilarie Burton (“One Tree Hill”). The announcement, from USA Co-Presidents Jeff Wachtel and Chris McCumber, marks the network’s third series renewal this summer following a fifth season order of IN PLAIN SIGHT and a second season order of SUITS.
“WHITE COLLAR has superb storytelling at its core, and break out stars Matt Bomer and Tim DeKay lead a cast who continue to deliver phenomenal performances,” said Wachtel and McCumber. “We’re thrilled to offer our viewers another season that promises some of the best writing in television, unexpected twists and generous helpings of America’s favorite ‘bromance’ that makes WHITE COLLAR click.”
“Fox TV Studios and USA are enjoying a wonderful and fruitful marriage, and we’re thrilled that our offspring, WHITE COLLAR, will be back for season four,” said Fox Television Studios President David Madden.
WHITE COLLAR achieved its best season ever this summer in P18-49 (2.5 million) and P25-54 (2.6 million) and averaged 5.7 million total viewers, and series stars Matt Bomer and Tim DeKay’s careers are both on the rise as well. Bomer’s burgeoning film career features the October 28 release of “In Time,” in which he stars opposite Justin Timberlake and Amanda Seyfried. He recently signed on to star in the Steven Soderbergh-directed feature “Magic Mike,” opposite Matthew McConaughey and Joe Manganiello. DeKay will make his television directorial debut in the second half of the series third season for a baseball themed episode titled “Stealing Home.” DeKay directed and starred in the episode, guest starring Hal Oszan, which was the first television series to shoot in the new Yankee Stadium in New York.
USA Renews WHITE COLLAR For A Fourth Season