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Fox orders legal comedy pilot starring Rob Lowe

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Fox has given a pilot order to The Grinder, a legal comedy starring Parks and Recreation alum Rob Lowe, EW has learned.

Lowe (The West Wing) stars as beloved TV lawyer Dean Sanderson (aka “The Grinder”). When his long-running hit series comes to an end, he finds himself at a crossroads in life and decides to move back to his small home town, thinking he has the experience to take over his family’s law firm.

Jarrad Paul and Andrew Mogel will write and executive-produce with Lowe, Nicholas Stoller and Jake Kasdan, who will also direct the pilot.

Check out our full list of pilots here.