Gregory Itzin, Piper Perabo

Covert Affairs has been renewed for a 16-episode fifth season, USA announced Thursday.

The USA drama, which stars Piper Perabo and Christopher Gorham as CIA agents, averages nearly 4 million viewers an episode.

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"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 president Chris McCumber said 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."

The second half of Season 4 returns on October 17 at 10/9c. Are you excited for more Covert?