Pilot Season: Lily Tomlin Joins Reba McEntire's ABC Comedy
Lily Tomlin will star in Reba McEntire's ABC comedy pilot Malibu Country.
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From Reba's Kevin Abbott, the project will star McEntire as a broke divorcee who moves her family to Malibu where she attempts to revive her music career while keeping her children from being corrupted by the city. Tomlin will play McEntire's mother.
The role marks Tomlin's first series regular gig since Murphy Brown. She has since recurred on The West Wing, Desperate Housewives and Damages.