September 09, 2011 at 06:49 PM EDT

ABC has purchased Malibu Country, a multi-camera comedy starring Reba McEntire, as a put pilot from ABC Studios. The country-western legend will executive produce, while also playing a woman whose rock-star husband cheats on her and leaves her broke. She divorces him and moves her three children from Nashville to Malibu, where she attempts to resurrect her own singing career. Kevin Abbott, who produced Reba for The CW, is attached to write.

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