[01/30/12 - 09:59 AM]
USA Network Partners With Greg Berlanti, Laurence Mark and Warner Horizon Television for Six-Hour Drama Event Series "Political Animals"
Plus: Jeff Eastin's drama pilot, starring Aaron Tveit, Daniel Sunjata, Vanessa Ferlito, Brandon Jay McLaren and Manny Montana, is now titled "Graceland."

[01/04/12 - 06:41 AM]
USA Network Returns to Fridays With "Fairly Legal" and "In Plain Sight" - New Seasons of Original Series Premiere March 16, 2012
Said duo will air back-to-back beginning at 9:00/8:00c.

[12/15/11 - 12:28 PM]
USA Network Names Melanie Frankel Vice President, Original Comedy Series
Frankel was most recently director of comedy for ABC Studios.

[11/30/11 - 10:42 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, November 30
Updates include: Lifetime extends "Army Wives" season to 23 episodes; Steven Seagal's "True Justice" lands at ReelzChannel; and Barry Bostwick, Julie Hagerty bound for "BFF" at TBS.

[11/29/11 - 09:22 AM]
USA Network Sets Launch Date for New Original Series "Common Law" - Thursday, January 26 at 10/9c
Plus: "White Collar" returns Tuesday, January 17 and "Royal Pains" is due back Wednesday, January 18.

[11/22/11 - 10:50 PM]
Development Update: Tuesday, November 22
Updates include: NBC greenlights Sarah Silverman comedy pilot; Ewan McGregor joins HBO's "The Corrections"; and Cuba Gooding Jr. to star in ABC's "Crew Six."

[11/04/11 - 01:36 PM]
Nathan Lane, Cheyenne Jackson and Ken Jenkins to Star in New USA Comedy Pilot
Douglas McGrath will write, direct and executive produce the untitled single-camera project.

[10/11/11 - 11:54 AM]
USA's Alex Sepiol Upped to Senior Vice Presdient, Original Scripted Series Programming
Most recently, Sepiol has overseen production on the greenlit pilot pick-ups of the untitled Douglas McGrath and Jeff Eastin projects.

[09/13/11 - 10:28 AM]
USA Network Expands Original Programming With Two New Comedy Pilots
The two pilots, from diverse auspices including Nathan Lane, Douglas McGrath, Michael Feldman and Katy McCaffrey, mark the network's foray into half-hour comedy.

[05/02/11 - 03:40 PM]
USA Network Announces Ambitious Slate of More Than a Dozen "Character" Driven Projects from Hollywood's A-List Talent
The 13 projects include efforts from Nathan Lane, Mark Gordon and Kara DioGuardi.

5/2/11 - 1/30/12
previously in development (2012-2013 season)
ordered to pilot
(from USA's press release, November 2011) Nathan Lane will star in and executive produce the new USA Network original comedy pilot THE UNTITLED DOUGLAS MCGRATH PROJECT. Cheyenne Jackson ("Glee," "30 Rock") and Ken Jenkins ("Cougar Town," "Scrubs") will also star in the half-hour, single-camera comedy from Douglas McGrath ("Bullets Over Broadway," "Infamous"), who will write, direct and executive produce the pilot. Two-time Emmy(R) Award and Screen Actor's Guild Award winner Nathan Lane will star as Jasper, an unlucky actor whose Broadway aspirations must be put on hold when his father's health takes a turn for worse, forcing him to return to his Texas hometown. Cheyenne Jackson will play Tim, a handsome doctor who befriends Jasper in his Texas hometown. Ken Jenkins will star as Jasper's father Burl, who lives by himself and drinks heavily as his health is fading. Academy-Award nominee Douglas McGrath will write, direct and executive produce the pilot from Universal Cable Prods.
· Andrea Martin as Peggy
· Caroline Rhea as Emilia
· Cheyenne Jackson as Tim
· Ken Jenkins as Burl
· Laura Bell Bundy
· Nathan Lane as Jasper
· Richard Kohnke
· Douglas McGrath as CRTR/EP/DIR (Pilot)
· Nathan Lane as EP
· comedy (all)
· comedy (single-camera)
· Universal Cable Productions