In a story from Italics|The Hollywood Reporter, Gerald McRaney(Deadwood) has the distinction of being the first actor cast in J.J. Abrams NBC pilot Undercovers.

The show follows spouses Samantha and Steven Bloom who share a job as spies.

McRaney will play their boss, "a CIA operative who recruited the couple and serves as the agency's liaison with then."

Abrams co-wrote the pilot with Josh Reims. He might direct it for WBTV which is producing.