[02/11/14 - 11:56 PM] Development Update: Tuesday, February 11 Updates include: MTV's "Eye Candy," HBO's "The Brink" get series orders; Greta Gerwig to topline "How I Met Your Dad" at CBS; and JoAnna Garcia Swisher is the first to board ABC's "The Astronaut Wives Club."
[08/19/13 - 11:22 PM] Development Update: Monday, August 19 Updates include: Sarah Clarke joins AMC's "Line of Sight"; NickMom extends "Instant Mom" by seven episodes; and Demi Lovato near deal for six-episode arc on FOX's "Glee."
[07/12/13 - 11:05 PM] Development Update: Friday, July 12 Updates include: Greg Grunberg, Diane Farr to lead USA's "Divide & Conquer"; Lindsay Lohan to star in OWN series; and Justin Hartley to recur on ABC's "Revenge."
STATUS: previously in development (2014-2015 season)
DEVELOPMENT STAGE: ordered to pilot
ADDITIONAL NOTES: network passed on 2/11/14
DESCRIPTION: (from USA's press release, May 2013) USA Network today greenlit a new original half hour comedy pilot with an order for DIVIDE & CONQUER from executive producer and writer Peter Ocko (FAIRLY LEGAL, "The Office," "Pushing Daisies"). The news comes on the heels of the network's first comedy series pickups for SIRENS and PLAYING HOUSE and a pilot order for LOVE IS DEAD. The network's first original comedies are slated to premiere in first quarter 2014, following the launch of the award-winning and top-rated comedy MODERN FAMILY, on USA on Tuesday, September 24 at 8/7c. DIVIDE & CONQUER is a family comedy about love, support, attention and all the other things parents do to mess up their kids. In a world where failure is the new F-word, and normal is the new stupid, Ben and Charlotte are just hoping their kids make it out of the house someday. DIVIDE & CONQUER gets into the heads of a big family: four children finding their way to adulthood in these complicated times, and the parents whose lives they're sucking dry to get there. Written and executive produced by Ocko, the pilot is from Universal Cable Productions.