16 May 2013 5:49 AM, PDT | The Hollywood Reporter - Movie News | See recent The Hollywood Reporter - Movie News news »

USA network brass will greet its Madison Avenue buyers Thursday with new comedy, a daytime offering and lots more in development. In addition to revealing two comedy series --Sirens, from Denis Leary (Rescue Me) and Bob Fisher (Wedding Crashers), and Playing House, from Best Friends Forever duo Jessica St. Clair and Lennon Parham-- co-presidents Jeff Wachtel and Chris McCumber are set to announce that they'll be adapting journalist Cat Greenleaf’s Talk Stoop franchise into a series of vignettes for USA's daytime block. Also likely to get a mention during the network's Pier 36 upfront presentation is a robust drama development slate with projects from Royal Pains' Michael Rauch, Burn Notice's Matt Nix, Suits' Doug Liman and Veronica MarsRob Thomas. Comedy has been a priority

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