Kristen Johnston Joins CBS Workplace Comedy ‘Real Life’

Kristen Johnston is returning to promote TV.

The 3rd Rock From a Sun alum has sealed on for CBS’ workplace comedy Real Life, The Hollywood Reporter has learned.

The plan chronicles a attribute of dual twentysomethings who go from being co-workers on conflicting coasts to operative in a same office. Johnston will play Beverly, a loud, assured and fanciful trainer during a Los Angeles office.

She joins a expel that also includes Rebecca Rittenhouse (The Mindy Project), Brenda Song (The Social Network) and Lucas Hazlett.

Hilary Winston (Happy Endings) penned a book and will executive furnish with How we Met Your Mother creators Carter Bays and Craig Thomas. Additionally, How we Met Your Mother executive Pamela Fryman is on house to helm a commander and exec produce. Sony TV will furnish a half-hour in organisation with CBS Television Studios. 

Johnston won dual Emmys for her opening on NBC’s 3rd Rock and many recently recurred on a network’s long-running medical play ER. Her other credits embody The Exes, Bride Wars, Modern Family, Ugly Betty and Sex and a City. She is repped by Paradigm and Berwick and Kovacik.

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