'Cougar Town'-'Community' lovefest will continue this season


It's not often that you hear a TV show character tout a show on a different network. It's happened several times this season on ABC's "Cougar Town" and NBC's "Community," though, and at least one more expression of cross-network love is coming."Cougar Town" co-creator Bill Lawrence tells Zap2it that his show's season finale contains a "solid 'Community' shout-out," presumably coming from Travis (Dan Byrd), who has expressed his love for the series in the past."We've kind of been cross-promoting each other since the beginning of the year. They have Abed [Danny Pudi] liking 'Cougar Town,' and we have Travis loving 'Community,'" Lawrence says. "I don't know if anyone's done that sort of cross-promotion between two shows on different networks before." (Lawrence's previous series, "Scrubs," name-checked several of its contemporaries, from "House" to "Gilmore Girls," but it was more of a one-way love affair.)Lawrence is genuinely a fan of "Community" -- "I loved it," he says...



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