Pair of USA pilots filling out lineups


Nick Zano and Diana Maria Riva have joined USA Network's 90-minute pilot "Operating Instructions," while Marsha Thomason has been added to another USA 90-minute pilot, "White Collar."

"Instructions," from Conaco Prods. and Universal Cable Prods., centers on Rachel (Emily Rose), an ex-Marine who returns from a tour of duty as a Navy surgeon to take a post at a military hospital.

Zano will play Luke, a Marine who shared a traumatic experience with Rachel in Iraq. Riva will play Amani, an intuitive OR nurse on Rachel's surgery team.

Zano is repped by ICM and John Carrabino Management. Riva is repped by the Paul Kohner Agency and Gateway Management.

"Collar," from Fox TV Studios, centers on Neal (Matthew Bomer), a con artist who partners with the head of the FBI's white-collar crime unit (Tim DeKay).

Thomason, repped by Domain and Affirmative Entertainment, will play Diana Lancing, a bright and spunky junior agent. (partialdiff)