By Mandi Bierly
Updated April 21, 2009 at 01:58 PM EDT

Will & Grace star Debra Messing is reuniting with the writer/producers of The Starter Wife for a new NBC comedy. The untitled pilot is one of many incorporating the current economy into its plot:Messing will play a laid-off CEO who struggles with her new role as a full-timewife and mother, according to The Hollywood Reporter.