TV News: Body, Catherine, Dig

Body of Proof
Despite several weeks of exploration, ABC has decided not to renew “Body Of Proof” for a midseason order. Time has essentially run out with the various stars and producers already looking toward future projects. [Source: Deadline]

Catherine the Great
ABC is developing a limited series based on Robert Massie’s best-selling novel “Catherine the Great: Portrait of a Woman”. Michael Cristofer (“Gia,” “The Witches of Eastwick”) will pen the script and executive produce alongside Debra Martin Chase (“The Princess Diaries”).

The story chronicles the Russian empress’ rise to become the world’s richest and most powerful woman of her time. [Source: ]

USA Network has picked up the six-episode action adventure event series “Dig” from “Heroes” creator Tim Kring and “Homeland” co-creator Gideon Raff. The show will be filmed in Jerusalem and will premiere late 2014.

The story follows an FBI agent stationed in Jerusalem, Israel who is investigating a murder of a female archeologist. He uncovers a conspiracy 2000 years in the making that threatens to change the course of history. [Source: Zap2It]