"People like us, we live on borrowed time," a fellow con artist prophetically tells TV's most debonair FBI consultant, the dapper Neal Caffrey (Matt Bomer). "Spend your time well, Neal. Before you know it, it will be gone."
True words, because USA's diverting crime dramedy White Collar (Thursday, 9/8c) has returned from a long hiatus — the last episode aired in late January — but only for a short and hopefully sweet sixth and final season of a mere six episodes. Let's welcome it as a bonus miniseries: White Collar: Neal Vs. The Pink Panthers, as Neal sets his stylish fedora on infiltrating a notorious international gang of thieves, named after the classic film franchise. (And if ever there was a show deserving of a catchy Henry Mancini score, it's this one.)
[WARNING: The following story contains spoilers about the midseason finale of Covert Affairs. Read at your own risk.]
Did he or didn't he?
All signs — you know, like a floor plan layout in a bunker — point to McQuaid (Nic Bishop) being the mastermind behind the Chicago facility bombing on Covert Affairs. But in the closing moments of last week's episode, he convinces Annie (Piper Perabo) that he was framed and she lets him go — after which she lies to Auggie (Christopher Gorham) about being in contact with him.
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On Tuesday's midseason finale (10/9c, USA), we'll know for ...
[WARNING: The following story contains spoilers about Tuesday's episode of Covert Affairs. Read at your own risk.]
Though he remains acting DCS until he gets his "affairs in order" on Covert Affairs, Calder (Hill Harper) is still Joan's (Kari Matchett) superior to her chagrin.
On Tuesday's episode (10/9c, USA), he tasks her to attend a dinner honoring a senator, but she ...