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.”