Pilot Scoop: Linda Lavin Joins Sean Hayes' NBC Comedy as His Mother

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Alice alum Linda Lavin has been cast as Sean Hayes‘ mom in his untitled NBC comedy pilot, TVLine has learned.

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The network’s vehicle for Hayes, from Better Off Ted creator Victor Fresco, is a multi-camera project centering on a man attempting to both parent the teenage daughter who just moved in and appease a temperamental new boss. Hot In Cleveland‘s Todd Milliner also will produce.

Lavin played Alice‘s titular hash-slinger for nine seasons. Her TV credits also include Room for Two, Conrad BloomThe O.C., The Sopranos and Law & Order: Criminal Intent