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The "Heroes" alum and and Gideon Raff will produce an action adventure drama through Keshet and Ucp.

Jeff Wachtel is diving into the increasingly popular event series business.

In his new position as chief content officer, Wachtel's first major move is a six-episode event series commitment for Universal Cable Productions called Dig, an action adventure drama from Heroes' Tim Kring and Homeland's Gideon Raff. The series, which was developed by Keshet (Homeland) in association with BermanBraun, will air on Wachtel's former network, USA, in late 2014.

Story: Tim Kring Developing Conspiracy Drama

Dig explores the world of Peter, an FBI agent stationed in Jerusalem who, while investigating a murder of a woman archeologist, uncovers a conspiracy 2,000 years in the making that threatens to change the course of history.

 

Keshet Media Group CEO Avi Nir along with Gail Berman, Lloyd Braun and Gene Stein of BermanBraun will serve as executive producers on the effort. »


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