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USA Network Renews Trio of Favorites

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USA Network has picked up a trio of summer favorites, announcing yesterday that Covert Affairs, Royal Pains and Necessary Roughness will all return with 16 episodes in 2012.

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“USA’s original programming blew through all expectations this summer. We had an unprecedented number of original series on our air - and every single one of them was great,” USA Co-Presidents Chris McCumber and Jeff Wachtel said in a statement. “It’s a rare and wonderful thing to announce the pick-up of our entire summer of programming.”

Covert Affairs will air six new episodes to close out its current season, starting on November 1, while Royal Pains will close out its third season later this winter.

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love covert affairs and am glad its bk on hope it keepsw going


LOVE Royal Pains!!! Can't wait for the next season! :-D


Yay! November cannot come soon enough to finish out this season of Covert Affairs. Love this show! USA has some stellar series. Keep it up!


3 of my best shows renew : check !!


Thankkkkk goodness! Whooohooo! I pretty much watch all of USA's shows X)


CA could be better but hopefully it will be!


Covert Affairs woo woo


Yes! A season 4 of Royal Paines! I love RP's.. Can't wait to see what they do for season 4 and I can't wait for this season to conclude, I want a good cliff hanger!


Awesome, I love Necessary Roughness, and Covert Affairs.