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USA Picks Up 'Covert Affairs' For Season 2

USA Network's hot freshman series Covert Affairs has been renewed for a second season a month into its run. The news comes on the heels of the spy drama hitting series highs across the board on Tuesday, including total viewers (5.4 million, up 4% from last week), adults 18-49 (2.3 million, up 15%) The number of episodes has not been determined yet but is expected to be in the 13-16 range.

The series starring Piper Perabo has been growing consistently since its July 13 premiere, which drew 4.9 million viewers, 2.104 million of them in the adults 18-49, making Covert Affairs the highest-rated scripted cable premiere this year in the key demographic. It has remained the No.1 cable series of the year among 18-49 (2.52 million).

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jarodwarren4294d ago

Not 100% certain why Piper Perabo would be reliable in a lead role. I can personally attest that her acting range is sparse at best. But then again I don't make up the largest part of that demographic.

GameTavern4294d ago

All I know is I enjoy the show so I'm stoked that it will be back next year.