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Where you've seen her: She's been playing the wife/ex-wife of Larry David on HBO's "Curb Your Enthusiasm."
Character on this show: Hines will play a suburban housewife on the ABC comedy.
Character similarities: Comedic timing? Early glimpses of "Suburgatory" show Hines in a drastically different role than the one embodied by her "Curb" character. Whereas she's tough and dry on "Curb," she's the picture of brightness in "'Suburgatory." However, on both series, Hines is no doubt in charge.