Today USA Network made its 2010 development slate of original branded content available. Some of the creative minds behind the shows are Stephen J. Cannell, Mike Newell, Tom Fontana and Steve Stark. Announcing the slate was president of USA original programming & co-head, original content, Universal Cable Productions, Jeff Wachtel.
Here is a list of USA Network's upcoming shows:
A new spin on a legal franchise featuring a mediator from a family of corporate lawyers. From Universal Cable Productions. Executive producer and writer is Michael Sardo (Caroline in the City). Steve Stark (Mediu) is executive producer.
Sibling rivalry is taken to new heights when an estranged brother and sister are paired up as cops in their small hometown. From Universal Cable Productions. Writer is John Quaintance (Joey).
A soccer mom teams up with a gay stay-at-home dad to solve mysteries in the suburbs. From Universal Cable Productions. Writer is Billy Finnegan (playwright for Esther Damsack). Executive producer is Jimmy Miller (Step Brothers) from Mosaic. Producers are Sam Hansen and Ann Blanchard also from Mosaic.
An old school hotel detective is brought back to work at a modern hotel. From Universal Cable Productions. Executive producer/writer is Tom Fontana (Homicide: Life on the Street). Adam Bernstein (30 Rock) is also an executive producer and attached to direct.
A food detective travels the world and stumbles across mysteries of the palate . . . and murder. From Universal Cable Productions. Executive producer and writer are David Breckman and Randy Zisk (Monk). Producer is Steve Valentine (Crossing Jordan).
A veteran Hollywood stuntman, his reluctant son and a team of offbeat movie magic specialists. From Universal Cable Productions. Executive Producer is Matt Pyken (Knight Rider). Producers are Jack Gill and Steve Jensen. Actor John Schneider (Smallville) will star and produce. CRASH DUMMIES is produced by Reveille (The Office).
A female attorney, whose star was on the rise, unexpectedly becomes a star on YouTube . . . for all the wrong reasons. From Universal Cable Productions. Writer is Matthew Lieberman (Judging Amy). John Wirth (Terminator: The Sarah Connor Chronicles) is also an executive producer on the project.
A famous rock star leaves the music business to go to medical school. From Universal Cable Productions. Writer is Todd Samovitz (Wonderland). Executive producers are Mike Newell (Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire), Laverne McKinnon and Mary Martin.
Stephen J. Cannell/Scott Kaufer Project