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Busy Philipps Is Starring in Tina Fey’s New NBC Comedy Pilot

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A hearty welcome back to network television, Busy Philipps. We’ve missed ya! Deadline reports that the Cougar Town alumna — who can currently be seen in a recurring role on HBO’s Vice Principals — is set to star in NBC’s zany comedy pilot The Sackett Sisters. Executive-produced by 30 Rock and Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt’s very own Tina Fey and Robert Carlock, the series chronicles a pair of polar opposite sisters who perform “a Sully Sullenberger-esque act of public heroism, and are then forced to navigate their new found notoriety together.” Phillips will be portraying the older sister, Nancy, who is described as “the living embodiment of failure” and has been married three times, arrested six, and has never held a job for more than a week. Her other sister has yet to be castbut if it’s Michelle Williams, that would really be icing on the cake.

Busy Philipps Will Star in Zany New Tina Fey Comedy