USA Network's Fall Slate Includes Modern-Day Robin Hood, Steve Carell-Produced Dramedy
USA Network is upping their original content with seven new pilot scripts for the 2010-2011 TV season, including projects from Steve Carell, John Michael Higgins and Anthony Edwards.
Carell (The Office) is teaming up with Higgins (Best in Show) to produce an untitled dramedy about a crusading middle-class insurance investor who finds high-stakes drama in dull jobs.
Robyn tells the story of a modern-day female Robin Hood, a young woman who decides to rob from the rich to give to the exploited underclass. It's from executive producer Becky Hartman (Parenthood).
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A Legal Mind, from executive producers David Bartis and Gene Klein, centers on a college dropout who has to navigate the corporate world while attempting to grow up.
The untitled Gay Walch Project (Summerland) follows a suburban mom who has to clean up her husband's mess and pay off his gambling debt when he skips town.
Stick, also the nickname of the series' lead, chronicles the life of a hockey player who's benched for fighting too much and decides to help people the law can't. Steve Stark (Medium) and Russ Buchholz (Facing Kate) will executive-produce.
Two estranged brothers, who are total opposites when it comes to the law, end up on the same FBI task force in an untitled drama from Rob and Mark Cullen (Las Vegas).
Royal Pains, Burn Notice to return on June 3
The Velvet Hammer, a drama from ER's Edwards, depicts a Southern belle who returns to her Texas hometown after becoming an FBI agent.
The seven new series join Burn Notice, Royal Pains, White Collar, Psych, In Plain Sight, Law & Order: Criminal Intent, Covert Affairs and Facing Kate on the USA lineup.