TV News: USA, Shahs, Angry, HBO, Rock

USA Network
USA Network has announced its Summer premiere dates. The fourth season of “Royal Pains” and the second of “Necessary Roughness” begin June 6th.

The following week sees the sixth season of “Burn Notice” and second of “Suits” beginning June 14th. Finally the third season of “Covert Affairs” and fourth of “White Collar” kick off July 10th. [Source: The Live Feed]

Shahs of Sunset
Bravo has renewed its reality series “Shahs of Sunset” for a second season.

The show, which follows upwardly mobile Iranian-Americans living in Beverly Hills, pulled in 1.5 million total viewers for last Sunday’s finale. [Source: The Live Feed]

The Angry Buddhist
Showtime and Anonymous Content are developing a darkly comic drama series adaptation of Seth Greenland’s upcoming novel “The Angry Buddhist”.

The story explores family dynamics, deception, crime and politics and is set against the high California desert between Desert Hot Springs and Palm Springs. [Source: Deadline]

HBO’s new Lena Dunham-led dramedy “Girls” got off to a slow start on Sunday night as approximately 872,000 total viewers tuned in for the 10:30pm premiere.

Meanwhile “Game of Thrones” continues holding steady on the network in its second season’s third week – 3.8 million viewers for the first airing and 4.5 million for the night. [Source: Deadline]

30 Rock
Alec Baldwin confirmed at the National Press Club yesterday that he is signed and will continue to star in NBC’s “30 Rock” through its seventh season which aims to begin airing this Fall.

The bad news is that he claims that season will be the show’s last. [Source: The Live Feed]