Dig (TV series)

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search
Dig
Dig Panel at Comic-Con 2014.jpg
Dig panel—writer Carol Barbee, co-creator Gideon Raff, producer Richard Rothstein, co-creator Tim Kring, director S.J. Clarkson, actors David Costabile, and Alison Sudol—at San Diego Comic Con 2014.
Genre
  • Action
  • Adventure
  • Drama
Created by Tim Kring
Gideon Raff
Starring
Country of origin United States
Original language(s) English, Hebrew
No. of seasons 1
No. of episodes 10 (list of episodes)
Production
Executive producer(s)
Production company(s)
Distributor NBCUniversal Television Distribution
Release
Original network USA Network
Original release March 5 (2015-03-05) – May 7, 2015 (2015-05-07)
External links
Official website www.usanetwork.com/dig/home

Dig is an American mystery/action-thriller miniseries that premiered on USA Network on March 5, 2015, and ran until May 7.[1] Created by Gideon Raff and Tim Kring, it stars Jason Isaacs as FBI Agent Peter Connelly and Anne Heche as Lynn Monahan, Peter’s boss and occasional lover. When Peter investigates the murder of a young American in Jerusalem, he uncovers an international conspiracy thousands of years in the making. The series also stars Alison Sudol, David Costabile, Regina Taylor, Lauren Ambrose, Angela Bettis, and Ori Pfeffer.[2][3] On May 12, 2015, USA Network cancelled Dig.[4]

Premise[edit]

The story focuses on an FBI agent who is based in Jerusalem and discovers a plot that dates back 2000 years while investigating a murder. The focus is on the prophetic return of the Jewish temple.[5]

Cast[edit]

Production[edit]

The series is produced by Universal Cable Productions. It began filming in Jerusalem, but then moved production to Dubrovnik, Pula, Split and Trogir, Croatia and later to Albuquerque, New Mexico, due to the 2014 Israel–Gaza conflict.[15][16] Isaacs stated that when the show was originally written the entire premise was around shooting in Jerusalem.[17]

Episodes[edit]

Six episodes of Dig were originally picked up for the miniseries, but this was later upped to ten episodes.[18]

No. Title Directed by Written by Original air date U.S. viewers
(millions)
1 "Pilot" SJ Clarkson Tim Kring & Gideon Raff March 5, 2015 (2015-03-05) 1.83[19]
A red heifer is born in Norway. Peter Connelly begins investigating the death of a young archaeology student who is searching for the Ark of the Covenant, whom he met while chasing a Palestinian Christian. A young boy named Josh runs away from an apparent cult in New Mexico.
2 "Catch You Later" Gideon Raff Tim Kring & Gideon Raff March 12, 2015 (2015-03-12) 1.45[20]
Cohen deduces that Peter is the man who was with Emma the night she was killed. Avram begins his journey to Jerusalem with the red heifer. Debbie discovers another young boy named Josh, and he attends his Bar Mitzvah. Yusuf delivers the stone to the American ambassador.
3 "Meet the Rosenbergs" Gideon Raff Tim Kring & Gideon Raff March 19, 2015 (2015-03-19) 1.43[21]
4 "Prayer of David" Gideon Raff Carol Barbee March 26, 2015 (2015-03-26) 1.34[22]
5 "Emma Wilson's Father" Gideon Raff Bradford Winters April 2, 2015 (2015-04-02) 0.93[23]
6 "The Well of Souls" Allan Arkush Tim Kring & Gideon Raff April 9, 2015 (2015-04-09) 0.95[24]
7 "Trust No One" Millicent Shelton Barry O'Brien April 16, 2015 (2015-04-16) 1.08[25]
8 "Sisters of Dinah" Millicent Shelton Jesse Peyronel & Sharon Hoffman April 23, 2015 (2015-04-23) 0.94[26]
9 "Jehoshaphat" Gideon Raff Carol Barbee & Bradford Winters April 30, 2015 (2015-04-30) 1.09[27]
10 "Armageddon Protocol" Gideon Raff Tim Kring & Gideon Raff May 7, 2015 (2015-05-07) 1.05[28]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Official network site". usanetwork.com. Retrieved November 22, 2014. 
  2. ^ "What you need to know about 'Dig,' USA's most ambitious drama". Mashable. January 30, 2015. Retrieved February 2, 2015. 
  3. ^ Bryn Elise Sandberg. "'Dig' Team Offers Inside Look at USA's New Middle East Drama (Exclusive Video)". The Hollywood Reporter. Retrieved February 2, 2015. 
  4. ^ "Dig Cancelled By USA Network After One Season". 2015-05-12. Retrieved 2016-01-09. 
  5. ^ Johns, Nikara (July 23, 2014). "USA Network Partners With Wattpad to Release 'Dig' Prequel". Variety. Retrieved July 29, 2014. 
  6. ^ Nellie, Andreeva (February 14, 2014). "Jason Isaacs To Topline USA Network Event Series 'DIG'". Deadline.com. Retrieved July 29, 2014. 
  7. ^ Team, Deadline (March 14, 2014). "Anne Heche Joins USA Network Event Series 'DIG'". Deadline.com. Retrieved July 29, 2014. 
  8. ^ "USA's 'Dig' Event Series Adds Trio in Recurring Roles". 
  9. ^ "James Martinez Joins ‘Aquarius'; Melinda Page Hamilton In ‘Dig’". November 12, 2014. Retrieved November 13, 2014. 
  10. ^ "Alison Sudol - IMDb". 
  11. ^ "USA’s ‘Dig’ Trailer: First Look at Anne Heche, Jason Isaacs Drama". 
  12. ^ "Jake Weber Joins AMC’s ‘Hell On Wheels'; David Costabile In USA’s ‘DIG’". 
  13. ^ "'Six Feet Under's' Lauren Ambrose Joins USA's 'Dig'". 
  14. ^ "Angela Bettis - IMDb". 
  15. ^ Prudom, Laura (July 22, 2014). "'DIG' Moves Production Out of Israel Due to Violence". Variety. Retrieved July 29, 2014. 
  16. ^ Caspi, David (July 22, 2014). "USA's 'DIG' Moves From Israel to Albuquerque Amid Gaza Srip Conflict". The Hollywood Reporter. Retrieved July 29, 2014. 
  17. ^ Getting the scoop on ‘Dig’
  18. ^ ‘DIG’ Gets March Premiere Date As USA Network Orders Four More Episodes: Video
  19. ^ Bibel, Sara (March 6, 2015). "Thursday Cable Ratings: NBA Basketball Wins Night, 'WWE Smackdown', 'Vikings', 'Archer', 'Dig' & More". TV by the Numbers. Retrieved March 9, 2015. 
  20. ^ Kondolojy, Amanda (March 13, 2015). "Thursday Cable Ratings: NBA Basketball Tops Night + 'Vikings', 'Thursday Night SmackDown', 'Archer' & More". TV by the Numbers. Retrieved March 14, 2015. 
  21. ^ Bibel, Sara (March 20, 2015). "Thursday Cable Ratings: NCAA Basketball Wins Night, 'WWE Smackdown', 'Vikings', 'Archer', 'Dig' & More". TV by the Numbers. Retrieved March 20, 2015. 
  22. ^ Kondolojy, Amanda (March 27, 2015). "Thursday Cable Ratings: NCAA Basketball Tops Night + 'Thursday Night Smackdown', 'Vikings', 'Pawn Stars' & More". TV by the Numbers. Retrieved March 27, 2015. 
  23. ^ Metcalf, Mitch (April 3, 2015). "SHOWBUZZDAILY's Top 25 Thursday Cable Originals (& Network Update): 4.2.2015". ShowBuzzDaily. Retrieved April 20, 2015. 
  24. ^ Metcalf, Mitch (April 10, 2015). "SHOWBUZZDAILY's Top 25 Thursday Cable Originals (& Network Update): 4.9.2015". ShowBuzzDaily. Retrieved April 20, 2015. 
  25. ^ Metcalf, Mitch (April 17, 2015). "SHOWBUZZDAILY's Top 25 Thursday Cable Originals (& Network Update): 4.16.2015". ShowBuzzDaily. Retrieved April 20, 2015. 
  26. ^ SHOWBUZZDAILY’s Top 100 Thursday Cable Originals (& Network Update): 4.23.2015
  27. ^ Metcalf, Mitch (May 2, 2015). "SHOWBUZZDAILY's Top 100 Thursday Cable Originals (& Network Update): 4.30.2015". ShowBuzzDaily. Retrieved May 1, 2015. 
  28. ^ Metcalf, Mitch (May 8, 2015). "SHOWBUZZDAILY's Top 100 Thursday Cable Originals (& Network Update): 5.7.2015". ShowBuzzDaily. Retrieved May 10, 2015. 

External links[edit]