Heather Locklear Books Role in CBS' 'The Assistants'

The comedy pilot from writer Tucker Cawley centers on a group of young assistants who work for a celebrity couple.

Heather Locklear has booked a starring role in CBS multicamera comedy pilot, The Assistants.

The Tucker Cawley-penned project from CBS Television Studios and The Tannenbaum Co. centers on a young group of assistants who work for a celebrity couple, one-half of which is Ali (Locklear).

David Henrie (Mike), T.J. Miller (DJ), Emily Rutherford (Liddy) and Lamorne Morris (Scott) play the four assistants.

Pam Fryman (How I Met Your Mother) is set to direct, with Cawley, Eric and Kim Tannenbaum (Running Wilde, Two and a Half Men) serving as executive producers.

Locklear is best known for her roles in Spin City, Melrose Place, Dynasty and T.J. Hooker. She most recently starred in the Lifetime telefilms He Loves Me and Flirting With Forty. Her last starring role on a TV series was NBC's LAX in 2004-05.

Locklear is repped by ICM, management firm Brillstein Entertainment Partners and attorney Gerald Edelstein.