‘White Collar,’ ‘Covert Affairs’ and ‘Royal Pains’ Renewed by USA

By: Crystal Bell / September 25, 2012

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White Collar fans, consider this your lucky day! More screen time for Matt Bomer is coming your way next summer.

USA has renewed three of its top-rated original summer drama — White Collar, Covert Affairs and Royal Pains.

The network has ordered a 16-episode fourth season of Covert Affairs, a 16-episode fifth season of White Collar, and 26 additional episodes of Royal Pains to be spread across seasons 5 and 6.

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White Collar premiered in 2009 and quickly became one of USA’s standout dramas. The series stars Bomer and Tim DeKay as an unlikely duo — con man Neal Caffrey (Bomer) and FBI agent Peter Burke (DeKay) — who partner to catch white collar criminals. In the explosive summer finale, Neal finally learns the mysterious Sam (Treat Williams), is his father.

Meanwhile, Covert Affairs stars Golden Globe-nominated Piper Perabo as Annie Walker, a young CIA operative who is out for blood — and vengeance — when the series returns on Tues., Oct. 16 with six all-new episodes. The drama also stars Christopher Gorham and Peter Gallagher.

Royal Pains follows disgraced New York City physician Hank Lawson (Mark Feuerstein) as he reinvents himself as the Hamptons’ hot new doctor-on-demand to the rich and famous. The series also stars Paulo Costanzo, Reshma Shetty and Brooke D’Orsay.

The network will air “Off-Season Greetings,” a two-hour TV movie which will explain the backstory of the Lawson brothers, on Dec. 16.

Are you happy for more of your favorite USA shows? Share your excitement in the comments below!