TNT has cast Tom Everett Scott in the lead role of the drama pilot Saved, one of several under series consideration at the cable network.
Scott stars as Wyatt Henry, a medical school dropout and compulsive gambler who becomes a paramedic in San Francisco. Production begins this week in Vancouver. TNT is expected to decide early next year if it will pick it up.
Other drama pilots in the works include the cop show Grace, and Talk to Me, about hostage negotiators.
Scott's TV credits include recurring roles in ER and Grace Under Fire.