‘Suits’ to be screened in India before US

Mumbai, Jan 25 (IANS) “Suits” will be breaking its mid-season hiatus with a special Indian premiere. Comedy Central channel will host an exclusive screening of an episode of the American legal drama television series on Wedneday here – 12 hours before it hits the television space internationally.

The screening of the first episode from season five post the mid-season break is scheduled to take place at Tilt All Day here for a limited audience, read a statement.
In order to win a chance to attend the exclusive “Suits” screening, viewers had to take part in contests on several platforms like Twitter.
Sabrina D’Souza, vice president, Viacom18 and marketing head – English Entertainment, said: “The men in ‘Suits’ are back and this time we’ve got the upper hand, for the first time ever a select few in India will have the privilege of watching Harvey Specter, Mike Ross, upstage Louis Litt and the gang in an exclusive screening 12 hours prior to the US telecast.”
She added: “It’s going to be a special evening as true fans of ‘Suits’ align to catch their favourite lawyers playing one hell of a power game. It is definitely an exciting event for us and I’m absolutely sure every single person at the screening is going to have a fabulous time.”
The season of the show, which brings the fast-paced world of a Manhattan corporate law firm to television, will beam on the channel from January 31.
The story starts when senior associate Harvey Specter (Gabriel Macht) makes a risky move by hiring Mike Ross (Patrick J. Adams) a brilliant but unmotivated college dropout, as his associate.