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Cougar Town

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Cougar Town
Courteney Cox talks about the show's commentary on life after divorce.This William S. Paley Television Festival live event honors Cougar Town, a comedy series about a recently divorced woman who re-enters the dating pool while dealing with her teen-aged son and friends. John Griffiths (TV critic, Us Weekly) moderates the following panelists: series creators/executive producers Bill Lawrence and Kevin Biegel; executive producer/cast member Courteney Cox (Jules Cobb); and cast members Brian Van Holt (Bobby Cobb), Ian Gomez (Andy Torres), Christa Miller (Ellie Torres), Josh Hopkins (Grayson Ellis), and Dan Byrd (Travis Cobb). The panelists touch on such topics as: if Cox had fears about playing a character in her forties; finding a balance between family-based humor and "naughty" jokes; and how sitcoms have changed since Friends went off the air in 2004.Questions from the audience then lead to a discussion of the following topics among others: if the show sends a positive message to older, divorced women and if Cox thinks her personality is more like Jules or Monica Geller (from Friends).moreless

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