USA Network will bring back a pair of summer hits before the season officially begins.
The "characters" networsk has scheduled the season premieres of Burn Notice and Royal Pains for June 3 at 9 p.m. and 10 p.m., respectively.
The Hamptons-concierge doctor series Royal Pains was cable's breakout series hit among total viewers and key demos last summer, benefiting from the third-season lead-in of spy skein Burn Notice.
Top-ranked USA is staggering the premieres of its originals, as fresh installments of In Plain Sight and Law & Order: Criminal Intent debuted earlier this week. The Royal Pains and Burn Notice bows in June, will be followed by White Collar, Psych and new series Covert Affairs in July.