Pair join NBC pilot to protect and to serve


Tom Everett Scott and Arija Bareikis have joined the cast of NBC's drama pilot "LAPD."

In the WBTV-produced ensemble cop show from executive producer John Wells, Scott will play Russell, a cop and father of three married to a blogger. On the job, he is partnered with Lydia (Regina King).

Bareikis will play a uniformed patrol cop who shares her teenage son's love of surfing.

WMA-repped Scott and Gersh-repped Bareikis join previously cast Ben McKenzie, Michael Cudlitz, Michael McGrady, Shawn Hatosy and Kevin Alejandro. (partialdiff)