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Maggie Lawson to Lead CBS' SAVE THE DATE

Maggie Lawson to Lead CBS' SAVE THE DATE

According to Deadline, Maggie Lawson has been tapped to star in CBS' upcoming comedy pilot SAVE THE DATE, stemming from Jackie and Jeff Filgo. Lawson recently starred in this season's cancelled ABC series BACK IN THE GAME.

SAVE THE DATE "centers on 35-year-old and newly single Kate (Lawson), who drunkenly books a wedding venue and now is faced with the task of meeting the right man in time. The format of the project is hybrid, in the vein of How I Met Your Mother: a multi-camera comedy employing shorter scenes and no live audience."

Born and raised in Louisville, Kentucky, Maggie Lawson started appearing in local community and dinner theater when she was eight years old. She became a youth journalist for the local FOX station before moving to Los Angeles.

Lawson was most currently seen on the usa network original series "PSYCH." Her numerous television credits include regular roles on the series "Justified," "Crumbs," "It's All Relative," "Inside Schwartz" and "Spellbound," and guest starring or recurring appearances on "ER," "Tru Calling," "Party of Five," "Smallville" and "Felicity." Other television credits include the TV movies "Killer Hair" and "Hostile Makeover," both for Lifetime, CBS' "The Revenge of the Middle-Aged Woman" and ABC Family's "Model Behavior."

Feature film credits include New Line Cinema's "Cheats," "Pleasantville," opposite Tobey Maguire and Reese Witherspoon, and "Nice Guys Sleep Alone." Lawson was also seen in the feature "Cleaner," along with Samuel L. Jackson, Ed Harris and Eva Mendez.

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