USA Gives 'Dig' Four Additional Episodes

USA Network has added four episodes to its upcoming drama series DIG, network officials said Tuesday.

The series, which is scheduled to debut March 5, will now feature 10 episodes in its freshman season, said network officials. DIG is produced by Universal Cable Productions and executive produced by Tim Kring (Heroes) and Gideon Raff (Homeland).

“We knew when we saw the exceptional pilot and immersed ourselves into the incredible world of intrigue that Tim and Gideon have created with DIG that we wanted more,” said USA
Network  president Chris McCumber. “With its multi-layered story, international locations, cinematic production and immensely talented cast -- DIG promises to be a must-watch event series.”

R. Thomas Umstead

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