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Fox has ordered a pilot for a new comedy from Cougar Town's Bill Lawrence.

Like Father centers on a father-son relationship inspired by Lawrence's real-life experiences. Lawrence (Scrubs) will write, direct and executive-produce the half-hour pilot. Jeff Ingold is also attached as an executive producer.

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Fox previously picked up pilots for comedies Ben Fox Is My Manny, Little Brother and Rob McElhenney's Living Loaded, along with drama pilots Guilty and an untitled project from The Vampire Diaries' Kevin Williamson.