Cougar Town fans are waiting with bated breath to find out if Jules Cobb can lock down a younger man. But some real-life drama involving star Courteney Cox is going to keep that cliffhanger hanging a little longer.
"We can confirm production on Cougar Town has been temporarily shut down in order for Courteney to deal with a private family matter," ABC said in a statement Saturday.
A network rep declined to elaborate, and there was no immediate word on the nature of the problem from Cox's personal publicist.
(Originally published Nov. 21, 2009, at 12:07 p.m. PT)
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