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Shonda Rhimes and Betsy Beers have sold a project to ABC for the 2014-2015 development season, has confirmed.

As first reported by The Hollywood Reporter, the Grey's Anatomy and Scandal creator, and producer Beers' production company, Shondaland, have sold a comedy from Cougar Town writers Christine Pietrosh and Jessica Goldstein about a group of friends who are brought together after an unexpected turn of events.

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ABC would produce and also air the project if it is picked up. ABC has already picked up a cop drama from Made in Jersey creator Dana Calvo and a legal drama from K.J. Steinberg (Gossip Girl) from the Shondaland banner.

Pietrosh and Goldstein both served as producers and writers on My Name Is Earl before becoming co-executive producers on Cougar Town.