Universal Cable Productions (UCP) has announced a six-episode event series commitment for DIG, an action adventure drama from co-creators and executive producers Tim Kring (Heroes) and Gideon Raff (Homeland). The series, which was developed by Keshet in association with BermanBraun, marks the first project commitment since Jeff Wachtel was tapped for the newly created role of President and Chief Content Officer and studio head for NBC Universal Cable Entertainment. 

DIG will premiere on USA network in late 2014. Keshet Media Group CEO Avi Nir and Gail Berman, Lloyd Braun and Gene Stein of BermanBraun also serve as executive producers. DIG is a production of Keshet Media Group for UCP in cooperation with the city of Jerusalem. The deal was brokered by WME. 

“As we enter this new chapter for our studio and our portfolio, we’ve been looking for a project that makes a statement,” said Wachtel, “This team of storytellers has put together a smart, sophisticated and compelling show that will hit the market with a big bang and a lasting impression .”