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Denise Richards Going Full Cougar for New CW Comedy Significant Mother

Denise Richards Significant Mother

Denise Richards is sharpening her claws and heading prowling to The CW later this summer.

The former Twisted star will appear in Episode 2 of Significant Mother, a new comedy from Alloy Entertainment, TVLine has learned exclusively.

Mother follows young restauranteur Nate (90210‘s Josh Zuckerman) who returns home from a business trip to discover that his mother Lydia (The L.A. Complex‘s Krista Allen) is dating his best friend/roommate Jimmy (The Vampire Diaries‘ Nathaniel Buzolic).

Richards will play “notorious cougar” Pepper Spinner, a long-time rival of Lydia’s, who winds up on a date with Josh — you know, because that mother-son relationship wasn’t awkward enough already.

Significant Mother premieres Aug. 3 (9:30/8:30c). Richards’ episode airs Aug. 10.