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USA Cancels 'Covert Affairs'

1/7/2015 7:30pm EST
Piper Perabo in Covert Affairs
The USA Network has canceled spy series Covert Affairs after five seasons.

The news was confirmed by Entertainment Weekly on Tuesday, with the website reporting that the drama, which starred Piper Perabo and Christopher Gorham, had fallen in the ratings to well below two million viewers.

The series began in 2010 and drew nearly 5 million viewers per episode before ending on December 18 with just 1.59 million viewers.

Unfortunately for fans, the fifth and final season ended with a cliffhanger.

'Covert Affairs' Star Piper Perabo Marries Director Stephen Kay

7/27/2014 11:46am EDT
'Covert Affairs' Star Piper Perabo Marries Director Stephen Kay
According to reports, Covert Affairs star Piper Perabo has tied the knot with director/producer Stephen Kay on Saturday.

Perabo, who plays CIA agent Annie Walker on the show, married Kay, who works with her on USA Network TV series, in Manhattan, a source confirmed to Usmagazine.

After trading vows, they celebrated with family and friends at a reception where they were entertained by a New Orleans style jazz band.

The 37-year-old actress got engaged to Kay last September.

Piper’s breakthrough role came in 2000 as Violet Stanford in Coyote Ugly. She went on to have roles in Cheaper by...

Piper Perabo Talks 'Explosive' Season 3 of 'Covert Affairs'

7/10/2012 12:00pm EDT
Covert Affairs
"I wasn’t looking for a television show," admits ​Covert Affairs​ star Piper Perabo as we chat about the show's upcoming third season, "but I’m always looking for a strong female lead. When the show came up, what I really liked about Annie is she’s true to her moral code even if it’s not the rules of the game. I thought 'That’ll be a fun conflict to play.'

"And then the writers' room and the creators, Matt Corman and Chris Ord, we all have a similar sense of humor, we get excited about the same things, we like the same things, so I feel like my imaginary world and the writers' i...

Sarah Clarke on Her 'Challenging' Role In 'Covert Affairs' Season 3

7/10/2012 9:30am EDT
Covert Affairs
Tonight's return of ​Covert Affairs​ also brings back one of TV's most underappreciated actresses, who's well versed in espionage: Sarah Clarke. The St. Louis native has had significant roles in two of the small screen's best spy series over the last decade: she played double agent Nina Myers in the cult hit ​24​ and more recently was Alex's previously missing mother during this past season of ​Nikita​.

Now she's joining ​Covert Affairs​ in a new guest-star arc as CIA higher-up Lena Smith, who comes looking for Annie Walker (series star Piper Perabo).

As we await the broadcast of he...

'Suits' Star Patrick J. Adams Joins USA's 'Characters Unite Month'

2/1/2012 8:00am EST
Suits star Patrick J. Adams is among the many USA Network faces making statements to address social issues and cultural divides for the network's second 'Characters Unite Month' in February.

The SAG Award nominee is adding his voice to help stop bullying, something he experienced as a teenager for his interest in theater.

"When you're the guy doing the school plays, that's not necessarily as cool as some of the other people," he said in an interview. "I got bullied a ton. I got pushed around a lot. [But] by the end of high school, the same guy who was beating me up in the ninth grade and...

TV's Sexiest Male Stars 2012 Edition

1/7/2012 2:00pm EST
TV's Sexiest Male Stars 2012 Edition
Yesterday we brought you TV's sexiest female stars 2012 edition and to follow suit and not disappoint the ladies - here's our list of the sexiest males on TV.

Some of these Hollywood hunks star on your favorite shows, and a few others are making fresh starts in some of the new midseason replacement series' that have been debuting.

Check them all out and don't forget to leave us a comment below to let us know who we left off our list and who's on your list!

Ian Harding, Pretty Little Liars

Christian Kane, Leverage

Shane West, Nikita

Shemar Moore, Criminal Minds


TV's Sexiest Female Stars 2012 Edition

1/6/2012 10:00am EST
TV's Sexiest Female Stars
Welcome to 2012 everybody, and according to the ancient Mayan calendar it's our last year on Earth!

With the midseason launch of a whole slew of new TV shows, we wanted to start the new year right and share the list of our favorite sexy female TV stars who are not only featured in these new additions to the idiot box, but those who are already holding their own on all the returning shows.

Check them all out and don't forget to leave us a comment below to let us know who's on your list!

Kat Dennings "2 Broke Girls"

Did you think we'd not include "2 Broke Girls" Beth Behrs?


Fall 2011 TV Premiere Dates

9/6/2011 1:00pm EDT
Two and a Half Men
Labor Day is over, signaling the unofficial end of summer and the start of the new TV season. While television is somewhat entertaining during June, July, and August, it's the fall debuts that many TV addicts anticipate.

Next week the networks start rolling out new and returning series, kicking off with "90210" and "Ringer" on the CW on Tuesday, Sept. 13.

Check out the list below to see when your favorites air:

Tuesday, September 13
8 pm 90210 CW
9 pm Ringer (NEW!) CW
10 pm Parenthood NBC

Wednesday, September 14
8 pm H8R CW
8 pm Survivor: South Pacific CBS
9 pm America’s Next Top Mode...

'The Chicago Code's' Devin Kelley To 'Covert Affairs'

8/8/2011 7:18pm EDT
Devin Kelley
First Matt Lauria to Burn Notice, then Warren Kole to Common make that three former The Chicago Code actors that USA has snapped up.

TV Guide reports that Devin Kelley (known to Code fans as Officer Vonda Wysocki) has grabbed a role in the back half of Covert Affairs' current season. Starting with the second episode of the winter run, she'll play Parker, the younger sister of one of Auggie's (Christopher Gorham) military cohorts. Though she put her life on pause when her brother was killed in the same mission that blinded Auggie, she meets him as she prepares to head out w...

TV on DVD: 'Covert Affairs: Season 1'

6/2/2011 5:00pm EDT
Covert Affairs
As USA's Covert Affairs prepares for its second season next week (June 7), Universal Studios Home Entertainment has released season one onto DVD in an eleven-episode, three-disc set. Here's my review.

The Show

Someone once described Covert Affairs to me as "Alias lite." And it does remind me of Alias, before things like time jumps and secret half-siblings. That's not a good thing, though, as I didn't like Alias. So, too, must I admit that I don't care for Covert Affairs. It's the first USA show that I'd qualify as an outright miss.

The premise of the show is thus: would-be spy Annie ...

Summer 2011 TV Highlights

5/24/2011 1:00pm EDT
True Blood
As much as you should be going to the beach, catching a hot concert or spending time with friends at outdoor barbeques this summer, there is also a lot going on indoors too. We’re talking about what’s going on inside on the television. Summer television shows aren’t always about the addicting and sometimes laughable reality programs since stations like TNT and USA have stepped up their game with shows like The Closer and Burn Notice. As much as we were anticipating the return of Mad Men this summer only to be disappointed by the news that the premiere is delayed until 2012, we found a few m...

Piper Perabo Breaks Leg On 'Covert Affairs' Set

1/21/2011 9:30am EST
Piper Perabo
Actress Piper Perabo is recovering from a broken leg after a stunt went awry on the set of her new TV drama Covert Affairs.

Luckily for the Coyote Ugly star, the accident happened while she was shooting the season finale and she was able to limp around and complete her scenes.

She says, "I broke it in a fight scene in the finale. We were literally one day from wrapping.

"Luckily, I have a great stuntwoman, who was able to get my close-up, and a great editor. It was an accident and I'm fine and I'm not taking any steps back. It was just a freak accident.

"It it went as we'd rehearsed...

2011 Golden Globe Awards Fashion - The Hits & Misses

1/17/2011 9:07am EST
2011 Golden Globes Fashion
Strapless and shoulder-baring dresses were popular at Sunday night's Golden Globe Awards, and many celebrities walked the red carpet wearing all sorts of beautiful dresses.

Of course, there were a few duds as well, including "Modern Family" star Julie Bowen who showed a little nipple and Helena Bonham Carter who wore two different colored shoes.

Take a look at the photos below, and tell us what you think were the best and worst of the evening!


"Mad Men" star January Jones showed too much for such a classy event

Christina Aguilera

Sandra Bullock looks like she got stuc...

Golden Globes: Who's In, Who's Not & The WTF

12/15/2010 9:41am EST
Golden Globe
As reported earlier, the Golden Globe nomination list is out. Among films, ‘The King’s Speech’ leads with seven nods, closely followed by ‘The Social Network’ and ‘The Fighter’ with six apiece. ‘Inception’ and ‘Black Swan’ made strong showings as well among dramas. On the comedy side, ‘The Kids Are All Right’ – which needed a pre-Oscar boost to stay a contender – landed nominations for Annette Bening and Julianne Moore (although, strangely, not Mark Ruffalo) and for Best Comedy – where it’s a surefire winner, unless you can see some brainless foreign journalist voting for ‘RED,’ ‘Alice i...

2011 Golden Globe Nominations Announced; 'King's Speech,' 'The Fighter' & 'Social Network' Lead The Pack

12/14/2010 9:47am EST
The Kings Speech
The King's Speech is leading the charge for the 2011 Golden Globe Awards after landing seven nominations.

The cinematic tale about the British monarchy is heading up the main categories with nominations for Best Picture (Drama) and Best Director for Tom Hooper, while Colin Firth, Helena Bonham Carter and Geoffrey Rush have all received acting nods.

Boxing film The Fighter and Facebook-inspired movie The Social Network trailed with six nominations apiece, including mentions in the Best Picture (Drama) category, which also saw nods to ballet movie Black Swan and sci-fi blockbuster Inception...

Piper Perabo Injures Her Knee On Set

8/20/2010 8:38am EDT
Piper Perabo
Actress Piper Perabo has been injured following an accident on the set of her TV show Covert Affairs.

The Coyote Ugly star was involved in an incident while filming on location in Toronto, Canada on Wednesday which left her with a knee injury, according to

The website reports she is receiving treatment and will suffer no long term damage.

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'Covert Affairs' - Another Hit For USA?

7/14/2010 10:09am EDT
Covert Affairs
There's no denying that recently, the USA Network has been on fire in terms of new shows. 'In Plain Sight', 'Psych', 'Royal Pains', and 'Law & Order: Criminal Intent', not to mention the hit series 'Burn Notice'. It seems like the cable network has a bit of a Midas touch. Can they strike gold again, this time with 'Coyote Ugly' star Piper Perabo?

It's not an instant classic, but the pilot certainly has the potential.

During a polygraph test, we meet CIA trainee Annie Walker (Piper Perabo). I enjoyed this as an opener as we're guaranteed to meet the "real Annie", a smart, sassy, sexy spy. ...

Poplopedia: 'Covert Affairs' Is Another Hit For USA

7/12/2010 2:30pm EDT
The first scene opens with Annie Walker – a C.I.A. newbie that is hooked up to a polygraph machine and is being grilled by an examiner who asks her questions about her career, her relationships and her sex life.

Instantly, one is inclined to believe that this is a C.I.A. driven series that has a dash of sexuality and witty dialogue weaved into it. And who best to play the lead part than Piper Perabo (Coyote Ugly)?

The show is titled "Covert Affairs" and it is USA’s newest addition to their drama series roster. It’s got everything from mystery and humor to car chases and fight scenes.

A s...