Pearson is an American political drama television series created by Aaron Korsh and Daniel Arkin that premiered on USA Network. It is a spin-off of the show Suits and stars Gina Torres, who is reprising her role of Jessica Pearson. It premiered on July 17, 2019. The show did not get renewed for a second season.
Pearson centers around the world of recently disbarred NYC powerhouse lawyer Jessica Pearson as she adjusts to down and dirty Chicago politics. Newly appointed as Chicago Mayor Bobby Novak’s right hand fixer, Jessica is quickly embroiled in a crooked and dangerous new world where every action has far-reaching consequences. With her compulsion to win, Jessica is forced to reconcile her unstoppable drive with her desire to do the right thing – two things very much at odds.
- Gina Torres as Jessica Pearson
- Morgan Spector as Mayor Bobby Novak
- Eli Goree as Derrick Mayes
- Chantel Riley as Angela Cook
- Simon Kassianides as Nick D'Amato
- Isabel Arraiza as Yoli Castillo
- Bethany Joy Lenz as Keri Allen
- D.B. Woodside as Jeff Malone
- Juanita Jennings as Lillian Cook
- Wayne Duvall as Pat McGann
- Betsy Brandt as Stephanie Novak
- Gabriel Macht as Harvey Specter