Piper Perabo and Sarah Clarke in 'Covert Affairs' (Photo: Steve Wilkie/USA Network)

‘Covert Affairs’ Rocked by Shocking Death — With More to Come!

Take cover! More deaths are coming to “Covert Affairs.” As if the traumatizing July 10 premiere weren’t bad enough — shocking viewers with a big death … [spoiler alert] the assassination of Jai (Sendhil Ramamurthy)! CIA Agent Annie Walker (Piper Perabo) and her pal Auggie (Christopher Gorham) are thrown for a loop in the wake […]

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What To Watch: This Week’s DVR Picks

Monday July 9: ‘The Closer‘ (9pm on TNT) **Season Premiere** Record Now TNT’s record-breaking series returns one last time to bring its extraordinary seven-year run to an end. Emmy winner Kyra Sedgwick stars as Los Angeles Deputy Police Chief Brenda Leigh Johnson, whose impeccable investigative and interrogation skills have resulted in countless confessions and convictions. […]

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‘Covert Affairs’ Plots Alternate Storyline on Twitter

“Covert Affairs” has uncovered a clever way of interacting with viewers online. The hit USA series starring Piper Perabo has launched an alternative plotline of the show just for Twitter, giving fans a double dose of spy games. The “Tweetcast,” dubbed “Mission” Budapest,” was developed in conjunction with the show’s creators, writers, and series costar […]

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USA Network Announces New Shows, New Characters

What a bunch of characters! That point was driven home repeatedly at USA Network’s annual spring presentation to advertisers in New York Monday – that USA means what it says in its six-year-old tagline: “Characters welcome.” A number of USA’s “characters” turned up to promote their own shows and announce new ones – among them: […]

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Cable TV’s Top 10 in 2010

As broadcast networks struggled to find a foothold this fall (Fox was down by 15%; ABC by 5%), cable television has proven a worthy competitor. While in many cases cable’s audience is comparatively smaller than network TV, there were several notable standouts this year. As USA Today reports (via Nielsen Media Research), some of the […]

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Full List Of Golden Globe Nominees

Nominees for the 68th annual Golden Globe Awards, announced Tuesday in Beverly Hills, Calif.: TELEVISION + Series, Drama: “Boardwalk Empire,” HBO; “Dexter,” Showtime; “The Good Wife,” CBS; “Mad Men,” AMC; “The Walking Dead,” AMC. + Actor, Drama: Steve Buscemi, “Boardwalk Empire”; Bryan Cranston, “Breaking Bad”; Michael C. Hall, “Dexter”; Jon Hamm, “Mad Men”; Hugh Laurie, […]

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USA Solves Renewal Cliffhanger on Fates of Three Shows

Good news for fans of USA’s hit shows: All seven dramas will be back for more. The network announced Monday that ‘White Collar,’ ‘Royal Pains,’ and ‘Psych‘ will all be back for another season, wrapping up the orders for its original programming line-up. ‘Pains’ has received an order for a third season of 16 to […]

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