USA renews ‘Psych’ for third season

Network orders 16 more episodes of drama

USA is psyched about “Psych,” ordering a third season of the drama.

Net has picked up 16 episodes of the show, which revolves around a psychic cop (James Roday). Dule Hill, Corbin Bernsen and Maggie Lawson also star.

The series “continues to gain new viewers and grow its fan-base,” said USA exec veep of original programming Jeff Wachtel.

“Psych” debuted last year as the top-rated new show in cable. Skein has been averaging 4.6 million viewers this summer, easily winning its Friday timeslot vs. cable competition.

Steve Franks (“Big Daddy”) exec produces “Psych,” which is produced by Universal Media Studios and Tagline Pictures.

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