Sam Laybourne has closed a two-year overall deal with ABC Studios, where he will supervise and develop new projects for the studio.

Laybourne co-created, wrote and executive produced NBC’s The Michael J. Fox Show, which aired last year. His other credits include ABC’s Cougar Town, Fox’s Arrested Development, The CW’s Aliens In America and NBC’s Animal Practice. Laybourne also sold comedy project Juvie to ABC last year.

He is repped by UTA and Myman Greenspan.