‘Royal Pains’ Episode Guide (July 6): Series Finale; Hank Contemplates Life Changes

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‘Royal Pains’ Episode Guide (July 6): Series Finale; Hank Contemplates Life Changes

“Uninterrupted” Season 8 Finale/Series Finale (07/06/16) – Boris, who is planning to leave the Hamptons, asks hank to join him; Hank contemplates life changes; Evan and Paige consider a life-altering decision; and Divya receives long-awaited news.

USA Network gives its viewers one last dose of “Royal Pains” when the hit drama airs its eighth and final season beginning Wednesday, May 18 at 10/9c with eight all-new episodes. In its final season, “Royal Pains” will celebrate the distinguished honor of crossing the 100th episode milestone midway through the season, and will also include a visit to Hong Kong and a unique musical episode featuring several new and returning guest stars.

The final season will explore pivotal life decisions for all of the staff at HankMed, and with everyone’s focus pulled in various directions, the future of the business is at stake. After years in the Hamptons as everyone’s favorite concierge doctor, Hank (Mark Feuerstein) must decide if his professional fulfillment equals his personal fulfillment. Evan (Paulo Costanzo) and Paige (Brooke D’Orsay) endure challenging marital decisions and must examine what family really means to them.

Meanwhile, a number of life events complicate Divya’s (Reshma Shetty) career aspirations. Jeremiah (Ben Shenkman) must choose between research and patient care; and just as Eddie (recurring guest star, Henry Winkler) has earned the trust of Hank and Evan, they discover he still has secrets that can rock their world. All the while, Boris (recurring guest star, Campbell Scott) makes a series of life-altering decisions that could change the group dynamic forever.

A special musical episode will feature guest stars Christine Ebersole and Cloris Leachman. When Ms. Newberg’s (Ebersole) life-long best friend, Annette, (Leachman) visits the Hamptons, she begins seeing every situation around her as a musical number. While Hank attempts to diagnose what is wrong with her, everyone at HankMed bursts into song and dance. This season also brings back some of the most influential patients and characters including Divya’s husband, Raj (Rupak Ginn), Mark’s on-and-off love interest Jill (Jill Flint), Libby (Meredith Hagner), and General William Collins (Bob Gunton). Additional prominent guest stars featured in the final season include Annie Potts, Teri Polo, Sebastian Roche, Dan Lauria, Constance Wu, Hal Linden, Ana Ortiz and Maria Dizzia.

Season seven delivered strong ratings, averaging over three million total viewers on a L7 basis, and over one million in the key demos (1.03M P18-49; 1.24M P25-54). “Royal Pains” has accumulated 1.4 million social media fans, with 880K Facebook fans and 557K Twitter followers.

Created by Andrew Lenchewski, “Royal Pains” is executive produced by Lenchewski and Michael Rauch. Rich Frank also serves as executive producer along with Jeff Kwatinetz from Prospect Park. Connie Burge, Carol Flint, Jon Sherman and Jessica Ball are executive producers. From Universal Cable Productions, the series filmed in New York (Long Island and Brooklyn) and at locations in and around the Hamptons. Throughout its run, the series travelled abroad to destinations including Hungary, Italy, France, South Africa, Argentina and Puerto Rico, and this season – Hong Kong.

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