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CBS has ordered the series Friends with Better Lives, starring James Van Der Beek, Brooklyn Decker and Kevin Connolly, TVGuide.com has learned.

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The multi-camera comedy follows a group of thirtysomethings who each think that the other has it better. Dana Klein and Aaron Kaplan will executive-produce, with Klein also writing.

Friends with Better Lives is the eighth series CBS has ordered. Read about CBS' other series pickups here.

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