USA Renews Burn Notice for Season 7

USA Network has spent the last few weeks doing all sorts of renewing and canceling, ordering new seasons of White Collar, Royal Pains, and Covert Affairs and dropping the axe on Common Law and Fairly Legal. But what of its long-running drama Burn Notice? Where's the scoop on that?

Here it is: Burn Notice is renewed! USA Network has reupped the spy drama for a 13-episode seventh season. And wouldn't you know it? The announcement comes on the eve of the series' return for the second half of its sixth season (tomorrow at 9pm, two episodes!). Convenient as all heck!

The 13-episode order is actually smaller than that of previous seasons. Seasons 4–6 all consisted of eighteen episodes, Seasons 2 and 3 were sixteen episodes apiece, and Season 1 was a dozen.

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I haven't seen more than till the first episode of second season but if it keeps holding up to the standard it have had so far i think it is a wise decision. I hope to catch up to the seventh season by then.
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Good news indeed, but I wonder if they'll start wrapping things up or if they're going to keep spinning into new territory. I can't say the renewal is surprising though as it's a ratings leader and last season was among the top 10 watched ad-supported cable channel shows along with 4 other USA shows (Royal Pains, Suits, Covert Affairs, and White Collar).
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Yay, and 13 is enough to properly wrap it up, which hopefully they'll do, because it seems the writers are running out of new-conspiracies/villians to tie into the long-conspiracy.
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season 7 will not be the final
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this show should go on for years yet
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How is this show still on? Hasn't Michael killed everyone yet? Hasn't he found the master spy behind the assassin who hired the contract killer who was working through the CIA mole yet?
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Burn Notice and Psych forever together. And Burn Notice is the only show actually shot in Miami and looks like Miami.
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If it is the final season. One wonders how will it end. Will Michael give up his life as a spy and settle down with Fi? Or will he get back into the game?
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I consider myself a fan of the show, but a lot of that has to do with the first 3 seasons. Those days, this was actually one of my favorite shows on TV. At the moment, it may not even be in my top 25. One reason is that a lot of great shows have come on in the last 2-3 years. But the other big reason is that the quality of the show has dropped significantly for me. It may be because it's become too repetitive or recycled, or maybe the writing has just simply gotten worse, but the show has gotten fairly boring. I really hope the writers can either pick it back up, or let next season be its last.
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From what I have read, shooting the show is extremely demanding on the leads - or at least they complain it is. The format last season, where Fi and Michael would have one adventure while Sam and the beefcake there would have another, was to reduce everyone's total time on-set. Nice idea, but to me they all still looked a little checked out. I hate to see a good show go on beyond the commitment of the actors (cough gossip girl cough cough HIMYM)! Plus, there is no pairing I will ever love more than Michael and Sam.
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To be honest, I was hoping Burn Notice would wrap up this season. It seemed like the right time. I'm wondering if a shorter season means one final arc.
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Never before have I wished for a show to abandon the over-arcing mystery for a case-of-the-week format until now.
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I'm in complete agreement with you. I may have said this in a review for one of its episodes, but this may be the first show that I want to be more like a case-of-the-week procedural rather than focusing on the (now redundant) over-arching plots they include every season.
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YEESSSS!!!! Burn Notice has been on my top 10 list of best shows since it began. I love it.
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Let this be the last. I love the show, but we've had so many false finishes that it's getting ridiculous. I'm getting tired of Michael spending a half or whole season chasing down someone, only to find out that there's someone else at the last minute of the season finale.
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The Season 6 Part 1 Finale was overkill. One of the worst yet.
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Agree with Mate. S6 has been so awful so far that I haven't even watched ep 10 yet.
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Awesome. Season 6 has been the show's best since way back in Season 2, and it's also a very different show. Back then was more comedy, now it's 24 style drama. Loving it all.
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I hope the second half of the season is better than the first. Because the first half didn't warrant this show getting renewed.
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Well, considering they've axed some other shows... this remains one of their few current shows. Burn Notice, Psych, Royal Pains, Suits, Covert Affairs, and maybe Necessary Roughness (assuming it wasn't cancelled).

Considering they split the shows up between prime season and summer season, that's not a lot. So they probably want to keep it for now.
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Probably, it has been consistently enjoyable for the past 5 seasons. And it isn't Covert Affairs/ Necessary Roughness bad. So there is that.
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Favorite show!!
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