USA digs for new drama

USA Network has picked up a new six-episode event adventure drama from the creators of Homeland and Heroes.

USA Network

USA Network

Dig tells the story of Peter, a FBI agent stationed in Jerusalem who, while investigating a murder of a woman archeologist, uncovers a conspiracy 2000 years in the making that threatens to change the course of history.

It was developed by Israeli broadcaster Keshet Media Group in association with BermanBraun and is co-created by executive producers Tim Kring (Heroes) and Gideon Raff (Homeland).

Keshet Media Group CEO Avi Nir and Gail Berman, Lloyd Braun and Gene Stein also executive produce.

It is produced by Keshet Media Group for Universal Cable Productions.

Dig will premiere on USA Network in late 2014.

UCP’s production credits include Covert Affairs, Psych, Playing House, Royal Pains and Suits for USA; and Defiance and Warehouse 13 for Syfy.