Courteney Cox Family Matter Shuts Down 'Cougar Town' Filming

By Rich King on November 21, 2009

LOS ANGELES — Production on Cougar Town has been suspended while Courteney Cox deals with a family matter, ABC confirmed Saturday.

"We can confirm production on Cougar Town has been temporarily shut down in order for Courteney to deal with a private family matter," the network said in statement.

On the freshman hit, the 45-year-old Cox stars as Jules, a recently divorced single mother dealing with jumping back into the dating scene in her forties.

The critically acclaimed series also stars Busy Philipps, Dan Byrd, Christa Miller, Josh Hopkins, Ian Gomez and Brian Van Holt.

Cox and her husband, actor David Arquette, have been married since 1999. They have one daughter, Coco, 5.