"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.