Covert Affairs Season 5 Announced by USA

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Annie and Auggie won’t be going off duty anytime soon.

USA announced today they have renewed Covert Affairs for a fifth, 16-episode season. The first half of season four ranked among the summer’s top 10 cable scripted series. The second half of the season is set to premiere Thursday, October 17th at 10/9c on USA.

“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,” said Chris McCumber, President of USA Network in a statement. “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.”

Season four will resume with Annnie working off the grid as she tries to bring down Henry Wilcox. Guest stars for the rest of season four include Seeta Indrani, Richard Short, Mike Dopud, Jonathan Togo and Emma Fitzpatrick, while the series will shoot in a variety of gorgeous locales including Medellín, Rome, Vienna, Copenhagen, Hong Kong, Grand Bahama Island and Geneva. Additionally, Christopher Gorham (Auggie) will be stepping behind the camera to direct episode 414.

Season four will conclude Thursday, November 21st, with season five set to debut later in 2014.