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USA Network Orders 7 Pilot Scripts; Which Will Make It To Air?

8 April 2010 6:13 AM, PDT | | See recent Screen Rant news »

With the pilot season almost upon us, USA Network, celebrating the fifth year of their “Characters Welcome” motto, has announced the development of seven new pilot scripts. Unfortunately, the majority of the pilots do little to differentiate themselves from the typical “big man helps out small man” scenarios that Burn Notice and White Collar have become known for.

One has to wonder, with USA ordering these pilots, whether the cable network is looking to expand the imaginative original programming that viewers continue to tune in for, or simply replicate current series that have already proven to be hits.

Ultimately, USA settled on a couple of FBI-centric series, a lawyer drama “with a twist,” a modern day take on Robin Hood, an angry NHL player with a heart, a mom turned mob “fixer” and a Steve Carell-produced insurance adjuster comedy. But which – if any – of those shows will make it to air? »

- Anthony Ocasio

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The USA Network Unveils Their 2010-2011 Line-Up

5 April 2010 3:51 PM, PDT | MovieWeb | See recent MovieWeb news »

The USA Network unveils their 2010-2011 Line-Up The USA Network has reveled its line-up of new potential series. Read the full press release below.

A Legal Mind: One of Manhattan's top corporate lawyers goes on a recruiting trip and hires the only guy that impresses him, a brilliant but unmotivated college dropout. This early twenty something has barely coasted through life on his natural intelligence and copious amounts of marijuana. Now, as he impersonates a bright young professional, he might even become a real adult. from writer Aaron KorshThe Deep End). David Bartis and Gene Klein exec produce. From Universal Cable Productions.

Robyn:&#8232 After her financier father's fraudulent dealings are exposed, a young woman realizes she's done nothing substantial with her own life. Initially attempting to be a do-gooder, she finds it much more satisfying (and effective) to rip off the decadent upper class. Rather than keep the proceeds for herself, »

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