TBS pilot 'Ground Floor' to reunite 'Pitch Perfect' co-stars Skylar Astin and Alexis Knapp

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Last fall’s irresistible college a cappella singing competition comedy Pitch Perfect came out of nowhere to score big box office and critical raves, and now two of the film’s co-stars are looking to recreate some of that spark for TBS.

Alexis Knapp has been added as a series regular in the network’s Bill Lawrence (Cougar Town) comedy pilot Ground Floor, TBS confirms to EW. She joins her already-cast Perfect co-star Skylar Astin, who stars as a nearing-30 alpha male that, after some run-ins with his company’s tight-knit, happy-go-lucky support staff, realizes his own life isn’t as perfect as he once thought.

Knapp will play a sexy co-worker who prefers to hit the bars at night and catch up on her sleep at work.

John C. McGinley and Briga Heelan, both of whom are Lawrence alums — on Scrubs and Cougar Town, respectively — also star.

The Lawrence-created Cougar Town has proven a steady success on TBS, averaging around 2.8 million viewers per episode (live plus seven-day DVR) with 1.7 million of those in the 18-49 demographic coveted by advertisers, making it the network’s top-performing original series ever in the demo. It was enough to earn the show a renewal for a fifth season of 13 episodes.

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