Courteney Cox To Play "Cougar"

11/30/2008 05:12 am ET | Updated May 25, 2011
  • Variety

"Friends" star Courteney Cox has joined forces with "Scrubs" creator Bill Lawrence to concoct a new half-hour comedy for ABC.

"Cougar Town," which reps Cox�s return to the sitcom world, has been picked up to pilot by the Alphabet net. ABC Studios is behind the single-camera half-hour.

Lawrence and Cox will exec produce "Cougar Town," which stars Cox as a newly single 40-year-old mom. Lawrence is writing the pilot alongside "Scrubs" scribe Kevin Biegel.

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