Calling All “Suits” Fans! Season 9 of the Series Is Finally Joining Netflix in July

The first eight seasons of the smash hit legal drama are already available on the streaming platform

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Suits season 4 cast photo

Suits fans can breathe a sigh of relief: season 9 of the legal drama is finally coming to Netflix this summer!

The ninth and final season of the beloved USA series — which had a huge resurgence in popularity last year after its 2019 finale — will be joining the first eight seasons on the platform on July 1, TUDUM confirmed on June 2.

After the series was added to Netflix’s catalog in 2023, it set streaming records and garnered far more interest from younger generations than it did during its original run from 2011 to 2019.

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The drama, which starred Gabriel Macht, Patrick J. Adams, Sarah Rafferty and — perhaps, most notably — Meghan Markle, hit 3 billion viewing minutes between its two streaming platforms, Peacock and Netflix, for the week of June 26 to July 2, 2023.

It also remained in Netflix’s Top 10 Series for a month, according to Tudum.

As Suits made its way back onto viewers' radars, new fans were confused by the absence of season 9, which was only available to stream on Peacock and Amazon Prime Video — not Netflix during the peak of the show's renewed popularity.

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At the time, the NBC-owned streamer poked fun at this fact. After The Hollywood Reporter announced that Suits had set a viewing time record for an acquired series on both Netflix and Peacock, the latter took to social media for some light-hearted ribbing.

“But I'm the only one exclusively streaming ALL NINE SEASONS of Suits,” Peacock responded to the news on X (formerly known as Twitter).

Ever-so-cheekily, the streamer added: “This tweet was approved by Legal 😘.”

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News of Suits season 9 hitting Netflix comes after two of the legal drama’s stars — Adams, 42, and Rafferty, 51, — announced plans to team up for a new rewatch podcast of the series in April.

Through their new SiriusXM show, the duo, who played Mike Ross and Donna Paulsen on the show, will break down the series one episode at a time, sharing behind-the-scenes stories and, of course, welcoming guest stars to reflect on the show's legacy.

“On the heels of the record-breaking Suits resurgence, it feels like the perfect time to rewatch the show that changed our lives,” the actors said in a joint statement about the podcast.

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<p>Christos Kalohoridis/USA Network/NBCU Photo Bank/NBCUniversal via Getty</p> Patrick J. Adams (left) and Meghan Markle in 'Suits'

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Patrick J. Adams (left) and Meghan Markle in 'Suits'

Netflix’s announcement also comes after NBCUniversal revealed that the highly-anticipated Suits spinoff, Suits L.A. — which will be set in the same universe as the original legal drama — is officially getting a pilot, PEOPLE confirmed in February.

Helmed by Suits creator Aaron Korsh, the spinoff will feature a brand new cast. At this point, it's unclear though if any of the actors from the original series (including the Duchess of Sussex, who left after season 7) will make an appearance.

The first eight seasons of Suits are streaming on Netflix now, and the ninth and final season of the drama will join the streamer on July 1.

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