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Comedian Dane Cook is taking on his first series regular role on TV.

Cook, whose TV guest-starring credits include Hawaii Five-0, Louie and Crank Yankers, will star in NBC's Next Caller Please pilot.

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From Weeds' producer Stephen Falk, Next is a gender comedy about a brash, alpha male DJ (Cook) and his plucky, feminist co-host (Collette Wolfe). As previously announced, Joy Osmanski will also star as their producer.

Cook has also appeared in the films Waiting..., Employee of the Month and Good Luck Chuck.