Celebrities at the West Coast debut of 'The 24 Hour Plays' presented by Montblanc at Pier 59 Studios in Santa Monica, CA. (June 19, 2011)

*USA Network has announced its pickup of “Common Law,” a drama featuring Michael Ealy in the lead.

Fresh from CBS’ “The Good Wife,” Ealy will join Warren Kole in the series as two cops whose superior (Jack McGee) sends them to couples therapy so that they can resolve their differences and get their professional lives back on track.

The series will begin shooting in New Orleans next month, the cable channel said on Tuesday.