Exclusive: Jaime Pressly to Star in TV Land Comedy Pilot Jennifer Falls

Jaime Pressly TV Land Pilot Jennifer FallsMy Name Is Earl alum Jaime Pressly has landed the lead in TV Land’s new half-hour comedy pilot, Jennifer Falls.

The multi-camera project follows Pressly’s character, Jennifer Doyle, a smart and successful mom businesswoman whose biggest liability is her temper — which has just gotten her fired from her high-paying job.

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Drowning in debt and having lost everything, Jennifer and her teenage daughter move in with her mother. The former career woman then takes a job as a waitress at her brother’s bar and reconnects with friends from her youth.

Matthew Carlson (The Wonder Years, Malcolm in the Middle) wrote, created and will executive-produce the pilot with Michael Hanel and Mindy Schultheis (Reba, The Exes).

In addition to four seasons as Earl‘s Joy, Pressly’s TV credits include I Hate My Teenage Daughter, Jack & Jill, Rules of Engagement and Raising Hope. Most recently, she had a multi-episode arc as Jake’s cougar girlfriend on Two and a Half Men and guest-voiced a character on Disney Channel’s Phineas and Ferb.