Tuesday, January 08, 2013

Cougar Town All New Season Premiering on TBS Tuesday January 8, 2013 10PM ET

Cougar Town Makes New Home on TBS in January
Same Cul De Sac, New Network

All-New Season of Hit Series Starring Courteney Cox to Launch Jan. 8

The hit sitcom, Cougar Town is coming to TBS this January as the top-ranked network's newest original series. Cougar Town stars Courteney Cox (Friends, Dirt), Brian Van Holt (John from Cincinnati), Christa Miller (The Drew Carey Show), Ian Gomez (Rita Rocks), Josh Hopkins (Ally McBeal), Busy Philipps (Dawson’s Creek, White Chicks) and Dan Byrd (Easy A). The all-new season is set to premiere Tuesday, Jan. 8, at 10 p.m. (ET/PT),exclusively on TBS.

In Cougar Town, a family of friends keeps things funny as they support each other through the challenges and pitfalls of life – with a little dysfunction and a whole lot of wine. Courteney Cox stars as Jules Cobb, a recently remarried mom who is never far from her wine and her group of friends known as the "cul de sac crew." They include her under-achieving ex-husband, Bobby (Brian Van Holt); next-door neighbor and confidante Ellie (Christa Miller); Ellie's loveably average husband, Andy (Ian Gomez); Jules', neighbor-turned-husband Grayson (Josh Hopkins); and Jules' feisty protégé, Laurie (Busy Philipps). Meanwhile, Jules' 21-year-old son, Travis (Dan Byrd), often proves himself more adult than anyone in the group.

In the new season of TBS's Cougar Town, Jules and Grayson are adjusting to married life just as Jules' son, Travis, tries his hand at being a "playah." Meanwhile, Ellie will head back to work, Bobby jumps back into the dating scene and nosey neighbor Tom (Bob Clendenin – Scrubs, TBS's 10 Items or Less) will try his best to become a part of the crew. Along the way, Jules and her group of friends will wrestle with big life issues, like whether it's considered adultery if a married man hooks up with a sex robot or what kind of courage it takes to stick an arm into a muddy hole in order to catch a catfish barehanded.

Cougar Town was co-created by executive producer Bill Lawrence (Scrubs, Spin City) and consulting producer Kevin Biegel (Scrubs). This season, Ric Swartzlander (Gary Unmarried) joins the show as executive producer and showrunner. Courteney Cox and David Arquette also serve as executive producers. Cougar Town is produced by ABC Studios.

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Website: Cougar Town TBS
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About ABC Studios
ABC Studios, part of ABC Entertainment Group, develops and produces compelling programming for broadcast network and cable television, as well as digital platforms. ABC Studios has delivered some of the most successful, talked-about and evolutionary series on television, such as Desperate Housewives, Grey's Anatomy, Lost, Criminal Minds, Army Wives, Brothers & Sisters and TNT's Perception.

About TBS
TBS is basic cable's #1 network among young adults in primetime for the year-to-date. Available in 100 million households, TBS features the Emmy-nominated late-night series CONAN, starring Conan O’Brien; and original primetime comedy series like Cougar Town, Men at Work, Sullivan & Son, Tyler Perry's For Better or Worse, Wedding Band, King of the Nerds, Deon Cole's Black Box and Who Gets the Last Laugh? TBS also features an outstanding slate of contemporary comedies, such as The Big Bang Theory and Family Guy, along with blockbuster movies and championship sports. In addition, TBS produces special live comedy events, like the star-studded comedy festival held each year in Chicago.

TBS is part of Turner Broadcasting System, Inc., a Time Warner company. Turner Broadcasting creates and programs branded news; entertainment; animation and young adult; and sports media environments on television and other platforms for consumers around the world.

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