Claudia Lonow wrote CBS pilot

Jenna Elfman has been cast in the lead of the CBS comedy pilot “Accidentally on Purpose.”

Elfman will play a femme movie critic in San Francisco who gets pregnant after a one-night stand and decides to raise the child with its much-younger father.

“Accidentally” hails from BermanBraun and CBS Paramount Network TV. Pilot was penned by Claudia Lonow, who exec produces with Gail Berman and Lloyd Braun.

Elfman toplined a short-lived laffer for CBS in 2006, “Courting Alex.” She’s more recently logged guest shots on ABC’s Brothers and Sisters” and NBC’s “My Name is Earl.”

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