Cougar Town is not, we repeat, not a show about cougars. So what is it about? That's the question facing some newcomers just now learning about the ensemble comedy now that it's become the subject of a persistent marketing campaign from new home TBS.
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For those who missed the show's first three seasons, Cougar Town is really about Jules (Courteney Cox), a fortysomething
alcoholic wine connoisseur who used to be married to lovable slacker Bobby (Brian Van Holt), but recently took the plunge again with her neighbor Grayson (Josh Hopkins). Jules has two best friends: the young and loud Laurie (Busy Philipps) and the icy, judgmental Ellie (Christa Miller). Ellie's whipped husband Andy (Ian Gomez) is Bobby's BFF, as is Bobby and Jules' college-age son, Travis (Dan Byrd), who kind of has a thing for Laurie. Whew!
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Kari Whitman has seen her fair share of Hollywood. From her "mindless" modeling days to picking out floor tiles with Jessica Alba, this actress turned interior designer gave up auditions for plush pillows and drastic demolition. On WE's new design series, Designer to the Stars: Kari Whitman — premiering Saturday, March 3, at 10 pm/ET — Whitman gives us a peek into Hollywood homes as she works with celebs on remodeling jobs. But it's not all sinks and sofas, because this luxury designer also lets viewers into her own home, where you see her delegating tasks to numerous assistants, working out with her trainer and playing with her pups. Whitman talked with TVGuide.com about her whirlwind life, including her passion for design and dogs, a
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