USA inks Benabib, Fink

Duo to pen comedies

Studios USA has inked a two-year comedy development deal with writer/producers Roberto Benabib and Karl Fink worth $1.5 million to $2 million.

Benabib and Fink created and executive produced the NBC midseason series “House Rules,” and they were supervising producers on Fox’s “Herman’s Head” and executive story editors on CBS’ “Doctor, Doctor.”

“Roberto and Karl are experienced show-runners who also bring a great desire to develop risk-taking and innovative concepts for TV,” said Studios USA TV prexy Ken Solomon.

The deal was brokered by Scott Schwartz of Vision Art Management and Robert Getman of Armstrong & Hirsch.

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