By Tim Kenneally
Get ready for more “Covert Affairs.”
USA has ordered a fifth season of the spy drama, giving a 16-episode order to the series starring Piper Perabo.
The fourth season, which picks up again Oct. 17, averaged nearly 4 million total viewers over the summer, placing it in the Top 10 scripted cable shows of the season.
“No other series on television travels the globe to tell a story like ‘Covert Affairs,’ and we are pleased to bring it back for another season” USA Network President Chris McCumber said.
“With its intricate storytelling, diverse characters and authentic locations, the series continues to be a cornerstone in our line-up of USA’s original signature dramas.”