'Covert Affairs' Piper Perabo credits Kyra Sedgwick and Glenn Close, along with Holly Hunter for getting her on TV


Piper Perabo thanks several other actresses for swaying her toward television.Ready to begin Season 3 as CIA agent Annie Walker on the USA series "Covert Affairs" Tuesday, July 10, Perabo credits Kyra Sedgwick's work on TNT's soon-to-end "The Closer" -- as well as Holly Hunter's on TNT's now-ended "Saving Grace" and Glenn Close's on "Damages," which starts its fifth and final season Wednesday, July 11, on DirecTV -- as door-openers for other previously movie-based talents."When those three women all started leading television shows, it actually changed my perspective on what's possible for a lead actress on TV," the spirited Perabo tells Zap2it. "To watch them head shows that were serious dramas, and where they were characters who were in charge, opened my eyes to the possibility of television and really got me excited about it.""When you see the first season of 'Damages,' if you don't want to do television, I don't know what kind of...



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