Covert Affairs Builds Viewership In Second Caper


Covert Affairs uncovered more viewers with its second episode.
The USA Network CIA drama averaged 5.2 million watchers during its July 20 premiere, according to Nielsen data. That marked a 6% gain over the 4.9 million watchers for the premiere of the Piper Perabou-starrer on July 13.
The show also continued to hold sway with the Madison Avenue-coveted persons 18-to-49 set, matching its 1.6 rating with the demo from its opener. That performance outpaced the 1.5 rating for TNT's crime hit Rizzoli & Isles, which scored 7.3 million total viewers in its second outing on July 19