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Posted at 09:48 AM ET, 06/17/2011

Craig Ferguson in talks to host show from Courteney Cox and David Arquette


Craig Ferguson (SONJA FLEMMING - AP)
Courteney Cox and David Arquette may be separated personally, but they’re still together professionally, selling to CBS a pilot for a new game show based on a board game, in which players have to identify famous people.

And, by “famous people” we mean not only actors and athletes, but also pretend people from movies and such.

CBS late night host Craig Ferguson is in talks to host “Identity Crisis,” according to the trade Web site Hollywood Reporter, explaining why he was not, as we’d hoped, in talks to replace Charlie Sheen on CBS’s “Two and Half Men.”

Ferguson would also get an executive producer credit on the show. That means he’d get paid twice – hooray!

Those crazy in-and-out-of-love kids Cox and Arquette formerly worked together on FX’s not-so-long-lived “Dirt” and ABC’s current comedy “Cougar Town.”

Here’s Ferguson getting ready to host Discovery’s “Shark Week”:

By  |  09:48 AM ET, 06/17/2011

 
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