According to The Hollywood Reporter, James Van Der Beek has joined CBS' comedy pilot Sex Power Love & Politics Ron Livingston has been tapped for one of the two leads in Fox's drama pilot Primary, and Steven Culp has joined ABC's drama pilot Traveler.

Meanwhile, CBS has picked up Waterfront, a drama pilot from ER veteran Jack Orman with Joe Pantoliano attached to star. In other pilot castings, Jonah Lotan and Rachel Stirling have come on board Fox's drama Beyond, Peter Dinklage has joined CBS' drama Ultra, Alan Tudyk has been cast in CBS' untitled Carol Mendelsohn drama, Swoosie Kurtz has been added to CBS' comedy Play Nice, and John Allen Nelson has been cast in Fox's drama pilot Vanished.

Brian B.