‘The Office’ Alum Jenna Fischer Joins Matt LeBlanc’s CBS Comedy Pilot

Actress will play “Friends” star’s wife

Jenna Fischer has joined Matt LeBlanc‘s CBS comedy pilot, TheWrap has learned.

In the series, LeBlanc plays Adam, a contractor who learns that raising his kids is more challenging than expected when his wife goes back to work. Fischer will play Andi, Adam’s wife, who decides she wants to return to her job as a medical lab technician.

For eight seasons, Fischer starred as Pam Beesley on “The Office,” alongside Steve Carell, John Krasinski and Rainn Wilson. In 2007, the role earned Fischer her first Emmy nomination for Best Supporting Actress in a comedy series.

Currently, Fischer stars on the NBC comedic drama “You, Me and the Apocalypse” opposite Megan Mullally, Rob Lowe and Mathew Baynton.

Fischer is repped by WME, Odenkirk Provissiero Entertainment and attorney Harris Hartman at Sloane Offer Weber Dern.

The new show is from writers and “That ’70s Show” alums Jeff and Jackie Filgo, who will executive produce along with LeBlanc and Michael Rotenberg.

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