Covert Affairs


New jobs are tough—especially when your new employer is the CIA. Annie Walker (Piper Perabo) is fluent in six languages, has traveled the world and is besting her fellow CIA trainees in every test. But that doesn’t explain why she’s suddenly summoned by CIA headquarters to report for active duty as a field operative one month before her training is over. She doesn’t know there may be something—or someone—from her past that her CIA bosses are really after.

Annie’s unofficial guide to the CIA is Auggie Anderson (Christopher Gorham), a tech ops expert who was blinded while on assignment. As Annie navigates this new world of intrigue, danger and bureaucratic red tape, Auggie is there to make sure this quick study won’t be kept in the dark for long. Also starring Peter Gallagher, Kari Matchett, Sendhil Ramamurthy and Anne Dudek.

‘Covert Affairs’, ‘Royal Pains’, and ‘Necessary Roughness’ Renewed by USA

After dominating the summer television landscape with a historic seven series on-air and capturing a sixth straight ratings win as cable's top entertainment network, USA finalized its sweep of series pickups on all of its summer originals with 16-episode orders of season three of Covert Affairs, season four of Royal Pains and season two of Necessary Roughness. The renewals, which follow the season orders of White Collar, Suits, In Plain Sight and Burn Notice, were announced today by USA Co-Presidents Chris McCumber and Jeff Wachtel.

Covert Affairs stars Golden Globe-nominated Piper Perabo as Annie Walker, a young CIA operative whose exceptional linguistic skills make her invaluable to the Agency. The series also stars Christopher Gorham, Sendhil Ramamurthy, Kari Matchett, Anne Dudek and Peter Gallagher. The second half of Season 2 of Covert Affairs will return on November 1 at 10/9c with six all-new episodes and guest appearances from Devin Kelley and Santiago Cabrera, and the return of Oded Fehr and Gregory Itzin. From Universal Cable Productions, Covert Affairs shoots in Toronto, Canada and is executive produced by Doug Liman and Dave Bartis through Hypnotic and written and executive produced by Matt Corman and Chris Ord.

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Comic-Con 2011 Recap: 158 Exclusive Interviews, 135 Stories, and 308 Videos

It's been one full week since a billion sexy nerds descended upon San Diego for their annual Comic-Con event, which has become the premiere Hollywood launching pad for just about everything in the way of entertainment. This was a strange year, as no one property walked away from the grit, glitz, glamour, and geek sweat of the experience better for showing off its wares to what has become a very bored public.

SDCC 2011 wasn't without incident, though. The scuffles in and around the convention center floor have gotten more intense in recent years. Back when Twilight made its San Diego debut, a young, passionate tweenage girl was hauled away in handcuffs for aggressively picketing the casting choice of Robert Pattinson in the role of Edward Cullen. Last year an attendee stabbed another audience member in the eye with a pencil after fighting over a seat. This year's big brouhaha actually involved one of the stars of, quite possibly, the biggest comic book movie making a splash at SDCC 2011.

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SDCC 2011 EXCLUSIVE: ‘Covert Affairs’ Season 2 Cast Interviews

The USA Network recently kicked off the second season of Covert Affairs last month, which airs on Tuesday nights at 10 PM ET. The show is making its first trip to San Diego Comic-Con this year, with stars Piper Perabo (Annie Walker), Christopher Gorham (Auggie Anderson), Sendhil Ramamurthy (Jai Wilcox), Kari Matchett (Joan Campbell), Anne Dudek (Danielle), and Peter Gallagher (Arthur Campbell) hitting the convention floor along with executive producers Doug Liman, Chris Ord, Matt Corman, and Dave Bartis. Click on the video players below featuring the cast and crew of Covert Affairs to learn what's in store for the rest of Season 2 and beyon.

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USA Network Announces Summer Premiere Dates

USA Network brings you its biggest summer ever with powerful weeknight blocks of nine original series. Two of summer's hottest hits, White Collar and Covert Affairs, kick it off with the return of all new seasons on Tuesday, June 7 at 9/8c and 10/9c, respectively. Next up, Burn Notice returns for a sizzling fifth season, followed by the much-anticipated new series launch of Suits (fka A Legal Mind), premiering Thursday, June 23 at 9/8c and 10/9c, respectively. June ends with the hit series Royal Pains leading into another new show launch, Necessary Roughness, on Wednesday, June 29 at 9/8c and 10/9c, respectively. Also continuing into summer, Monday nights are marked with high-powered octane with WWE Tough Enough at 8/7c, followed by WWE Monday Night RAW at 9/8c. Sundays continue to share the love with back-to-back episodes Law & Order: Criminal Intent and In Plain Sight at 9/8c and 10/9c, respectively.

One of television's hottest shows, White Collar focuses on the most unlikely of partnerships between a con artist (Matthew Bomer) and an FBI agent (Tim DeKay). The critically acclaimed drama returns for season three with more intrigue, more passion and more excitement. The series also stars Tiffani Thiessen, Willie Garson, Sharif Atkins and Marsha Thomason. Additionally, joining the cast as a series regular this season is Hilarie Burton (One Tree Hill), who guest starred in a sexy arc for several episodes in season two, as Neal Caffrey's (Bomer) love interest, Sarah Ellis. White Collar was created and is executive produced by Jeff Eastin and comes from Fox Television Studios. Mark Goffman is executive producer and Jeff King serves as co-executive producer. The show is shot entirely in and around New York City. White Collar premieres Tuesday, June 7 at 9/8c.

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EXCLUSIVE VIDEO: ‘Covert Affairs’ Season 1 Finale Clip

Piper Perabo's Annie gets sent to London in this two-hour season finale airing on Tuesday, September 14.

EXCLUSIVE: ‘Covert Affairs’ 1.07 ‘Communication Breakdown’ Clips

Piper Perabo stars in this USA Network series which airs on Tuesday nights at 10 PM ET.

‘Covert Affairs’ Renewed for Second Season

The series starring Piper Perabo currently airs on Tuesday nights at 10 PM ET on the USA Network

CONTEST: Win Prizes from ‘Covert Affairs’

We're giving away hats, t-shirts, a map set and even a spy book from this new USA Network series.