Skein, from Fox Television Studios, stars Matt Passmore as a Chicago detective who moves to Florida. Network has already greenlit a 13-episode second season that is set to debut sometime next year. Clifton Campbell and Gary Randall exec produce.
After failing to connect with “The Beast” and “The Cleaner,” A&E — already a reality powerhouse with such shows as “Intervention,” “Hoarders” and “Dog the Bounty Hunter” — is looking to kickstart its scripted slate. Up next is drama “Breakout Kings,” scheduled for a 2011 premiere.