NBCU cabler orders 16 episodes of spy drama featuring Piper Perabo
The drama series stars Piper Perabo as Annie Walker, a young CIA operative whose exceptional linguistic skills make her valuable to the government agency. USA said the series was one of the ten most-watched scripted cable series this summer, notching about 3.96 milloin total viewers.
In a prepared statement, USA Network president Chris McCumber said the series “continues to be a cornerstone in our line-up of USA’s original signature dramas.”
The series’ fourth season continues Oct. 17 at 10 p.m. , following the season premiere of “White Collar.” The fourth-season finale is scheduled for Thursday, Nov. 21.
“Covert Affairs” is from Universal Cable Productions, and was created, written and executive produced by Matt Corman and Chris Ord, It is executive produced by Doug Liman, David Bartis and Gene Klein through Hypnotic. Stephen Kay and Sean Ryerson also serve as executive producers.