Sharon Lawrence

Sharon Lawrence has joined Josh Schwartz's CBS sitcom pilot Hitched, according to The Hollywood Reporter.

The ensemble comedy revolves around newlyweds Rachel (Kristin Kreuk) and Brett (Jack Carpenter), who must deal with their family and friends. Lawrence, 48, will play the nosy but well-meaning mother of Rachel.

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Lawrence, who has earned Emmy nominations for her work on NYPD Blue and Grey's Anatomy, most recently guest-starred on Community and The Mentalist.