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Christina Applegate will star in NBC's untitled Lorne Michaels-produced comedy pilot, has confirmed.

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Written by Parks and Recreation's Emily Spivey, the project is an irreverent look at parenthood from the perspectives of an acerbic working mother (Applegate), her stay-at-home husband and her outspoken parents.

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Applegate, who gave birth to her first child in January, most recently starred on Samantha Who? She previously worked with NBC on the short-lived sitcom Jesse, her first regular TV gig after Married... With Children.