Jaime Pressly is returning to TV: The My Name Is Earl alum has joined a CBS comedy pilot from the creators of How I Met Your Mother.
How I Met Your Mother creators developing new sitcom
The as-yet-untitled sitcom, from Mother
's Carter Bays and Craig Thomas, will follow a young unmarried couple, Tommy (Worst Week
's Kyle Bornheimer
) and Gina, and their friends in Pittsburgh. Pressly will play Tommy's best friend, a veterinarian who works with him at the zoo.
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Bays and Carter penned the pilot with Mother
writers Kourtney Kang and Joe Kelly.
Pressly, 32, won an Emmy in 2007 for her work on Earl