Covert Affairs

Covert Affairs

Meet Annie Walker (Piper Perabo), a young CIA trainee who is thrust into the inner sanctum of the agency when she is unexpectedly promoted to field operative. While it appears that she has been plucked from obscurity for her exceptional linguistic skills, there may be something or someone from her past that her CIA bosses are really after. Also starring Christopher Gorham, Peter Gallagher, Kari Matchett, Sendhil Ramamurthy and Anne Dudek.
Meet Annie Walker (Piper Perabo), a young CIA trainee who is thrust into the inner sanctum of the agency when she is unexpectedly promoted to field operative. While it appears that she has been plucked from obscurity for her exceptional linguistic skills, there may be something or someone from her past that her CIA bosses are really after. Also starring Christopher Gorham, Peter Gallagher, Kari Matchett, Sendhil Ramamurthy and Anne Dudek.

Season 1 (11 episodes)

  • 1. Pilot

    Original air date: 07/13/2010 Runtime: 65:19 min.

    Original air date: 07/13/2010 Runtime: 65:19 min. Annie Walker is removed from the CIA training school and thrust into the inner sanctum of the Agency for what appears to be their need of her exceptional linguistic skills, but there may be something or someone from her past that her CIA bosses are really after.

  • 2. Walter's Walk

    Original air date: 07/20/2010 Runtime: 43:00 min.

    Original air date: 07/20/2010 Runtime: 43:00 min. Being the new girl in the CIA's Domestic Protection Division, Annie gets the jobs nobody else wants, like doing lunch runs and debriefing the crazy "walk-ins". But after a woman and her son bring Annie evidence of an active IRA group in the United States, Annie finds herself in a race to find them before the cell silences them permanently.

  • 3. South Bound Suarez

    Original air date: 07/27/2010 Runtime: 42:56 min.

    Original air date: 07/27/2010 Runtime: 42:56 min. Annie is tasked with getting close to Diego, a college student, in the hopes that his sister, Julia, will provide the CIA with intel on Victor Ponces, a corrupt Venezuelan government official. But when the CIA station agent looking into Ponces goes missing, Diego's trust in Annie means that she's going to have to finish the job, despite her inexperience.

  • 4. No Quarter

    Original air date: 08/03/2010 Runtime: 42:50 min.

    Original air date: 08/03/2010 Runtime: 42:50 min. After a "simple brush pass" goes sour, Annie is stranded and on the run in Zurich with Eyal, a Mossad agent who can't be trusted. Meanwhile, as Auggie works to bring Annie home safely, Arthur and Joan are busy trying to track a leak coming from within the CIA ... and Auggie is near the top of the list.

  • 5. In the Light

    Original air date: 08/10/2010 Runtime: 42:29 min.

    Original air date: 08/10/2010 Runtime: 42:29 min. When the DPD gets word of an incoming shipment from Sudanese arms dealer Hasaan Waleed, Annie is sent to enlist Christopher McAuley, a former CIA operative who may hold the key to finding Hasaan. However, there are others showing an interest in the case, including former Director of Clandestine Services Henry Wilcox, and, for reasons unknown, Ben Mercer...

  • 6. Houses of the Holy

    Original air date: 08/17/2010 Runtime: 42:10 min.

    Original air date: 08/17/2010 Runtime: 42:10 min. Annie is tasked with investigating a potential national security leak originating from the Senate Intelligence Committee. Elsewhere, Auggie is assigned as a stateside handler for his old special ops unit, and Annie is worried that her brother-in-law, Michael, is cheating on Danielle.

  • 7. Communication Breakdown

    Original air date: 08/24/2010 Runtime: 42:58 min.

    Original air date: 08/24/2010 Runtime: 42:58 min. When communication systems throughout D.C. are shut down by a hacker, Auggie is put in the field to obtain the code for the CIA. But his excitement to be doing field work is tempered when he learns that the hacker responsible is Natasha Petrova ... who happens to be his ex-girlfriend.

  • 8. What Is And What Should Never Be

    Original air date: 08/31/2010 Runtime: 42:57 min.

    Original air date: 08/31/2010 Runtime: 42:57 min. After Annie witnesses a suspicious purchase at an art auction, her follow-up brings a surprise visitor - Ben Mercer - back into her life.

  • 9. Fool in the Rain

    Original air date: 09/07/2010 Runtime: 42:49 min.

    Original air date: 09/07/2010 Runtime: 42:49 min. Yahya "Johnny" Rahimi is a member of an Iranian trade delegation attending the WTO conference in Toronto ... who happens to love American music and movies. Upon arriving in Toronto, he escapes his handlers and contacts the CIA, hoping to parlay stolen intelligence into safe passage to the United States.

  • 10. I Can't Quit You Baby

    Original air date: 09/14/2010 Runtime: 43:05 min.

    Original air date: 09/14/2010 Runtime: 43:05 min. Annie is sent to London to be a "mark" attempting to be recruited by a group of smugglers. Back at the CIA, the chain of command is tested as Arthur and Joan are forced to bring Henry Wilcox back into the fold.

  • 11. When the Levee Breaks

    Original air date: 09/14/2010 Runtime: 43:00 min.

    Original air date: 09/14/2010 Runtime: 43:00 min. Annie is forced to confront her past when Ben Mercer walks into CIA Headquarters, and the two are sent to Sri Lanka together to rescue Ben's former asset.