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'Friday Night Lights' Alum Boards ABC's 'How to Live With Your Parents' (Exclusive)

Stephanie Hunt will play Jenn, a friend who helps Sarah Chalke's Polly re-enter the dating scene.

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Stephanie Hunt

How to Live With Your Parents for the Rest of Your Life's Sarah Chalke is getting a friend.

Former Friday Night Lights actress Stephanie Hunt has boarded the ABC freshman comedy as a series regular, The Hollywood Reporter has learned exclusively.

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Hunt has joined the series about a recently divorced single mom who moves in with her parents as Jenn, a woman who worked at an upscale but relaxed gourmet grocery store who's described as cool, fun and single with a bit of a wild streak.

Chalke's Polly views Jenn as a cautionary tale but Jenn sees Polly as a "project" and will help her re-enter the dating scene.

Hunt played Devin, Landry's crush and Crucifictorious bandmate as later pal to Julie Taylor on NBC/DirecTV's Friday Night Lights and most recently had an arc on Showtime's Californication.

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Elizabeth Perkins (Weeds) and Brad Garrett (Everybody Loves Raymond) co-star as Polly's parents, a couple who know no bounds.

How to Live With Your Parents, from writer/exec producer Claudia Lonow, will premiere midseason. Hunt is repped by Collier Talent Agency and Untitled Entertainment.

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