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Cougar Town Scoop: Look Who's Playing Tom's New (First?) Girlfriend

Ali Wentworth Cougar TownThe Cul-de-Sac Crew’s seventh wheel is finally getting some action!

Cougar Town is introducing a love interest for Bob Clendenin’s loveable hanger-on Tom, and the lucky lady will be played by actress/comedian Ali Wentworth, TVLine has confirmed.

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Wentworth, whose acting credits include Starz’s Head Case and playing Jerry’s girlfriend in Seinfeld‘s classic “Soup Nazi” episode, will appear during the comedy’s upcoming fourth season (which is slated to premiere on TBS in early 2013).

On Monday, Wentworth — who’s the wife of Good Morning America‘s George Stephanopoulous — tweeted a pic of herself on the show’s set.