Covert Affairs and The C Word Picked Up for Fall Season
Move over, Michael Westen. The Burn Notice star will soon have company as a USA network spy.
The cable channel has picked up Covert Affairs for its 2010-2011 season, a drama that stars Piper Perabo as Annie Walker.
The character is a multilingual CIA trainee that's thrown into a field position due to her relationship with an ex-boyfriend. Christopher Gorham (Ugly Betty), Peter Gallagher (The O.C.), Kari Matchett (Crash) and Anne Dudek (House) will also star.
Meanwhile, Showtime has picked up The Big C, a Laura Linney-driven series that focuses on a suburban mother who's been diagnosed with cancer.
Oliver Platt is also attached to the show.