Comedy pilots from HBO and ABC, and a new sci-fi drama from USA Network, have all secured casting directors before the holidays.
Isaacs returns to American TV with USA’s 10-part series “Dig,” and he talks to Backstage about adopting and discarding dialects and trying to balance his family life without strangling himself with boring work.
HBO orders two more comedy pilots, while USA is developing a contemporary reboot of Zorro.
Comedy casting director Sherie Hernandez talks about casting great comedians for USA's new series "Playing House," and why she loves working with funny people.
With Jason Isaacs and Anne Heche set to start filming USA’s upcoming six-episode “Dig” in Jerusalem, co-creator Tim Kring (“Heroes”) talks about why finite series offer actors juicier jobs.
"Paging Dr. Freed" and "Sirens," which aim for 2013 debuts, are the cable channel's first forays into original comedy programming in over a decade.