Wompler fans, rejoice, because Earwolf has some big news. The podcast network announced today that Jessica St. Clair and Lennon Parham are set to debut their brand new bi-weekly podcast Womp It Up! on Monday, April 20th featuring the Playing House stars as their beloved Comedy Bang! Bang! characters Marissa Wompler and Charlotte Listler. The podcast is framed as Marissa's "brand new school project podcast," with Charlotte on hand to DJ and offer love advice. For more on the Wompler universe, check out our comprehensive "Wompler Files" guide here.
UPDATE: The Womp It Up! page is now live on Earwolf.
Fans of Lennon Parham and Jessica St. Clair's USA comedy Playing House have been actively campaigning for the show's renewal since it debut season ended back in June, but the network hasn't given any indication about whether or not they plan to renew it. According to Deadline, USA has shifted its main focus to drama, and the future of Playing House doesn't look very bright:
USA got off a decent start in original comedy with Sirens, which developed a loyal audience and averaged 1.6 million viewers and 880,000 adults 18-49, topping both recently renewed freshman FX comedies, Married and You’re The Worst, to rank as one of the [...]
Playing House's Lennon Parham and Jessica St. Clair stopped by Late Night for a chat with Seth last night, covering everything from their former Hollywood neighbors to getting a bunch of UCB guys to strip down for their new show to their shared love for Channing Tatum, who they refer to as a "modern-day Cary Grant."
Lennon Parham and Jessica St. Clair's new USA series Playing House doesn't premiere until April 29th, but you can get a head start on the show by watching the pilot episode over at USA's website. The series follows an expectant mother (Parham) in the middle of a divorce and her best friend (St. Clair), who gives up her career to help raise the baby. Supporting cast includes The Office's Zach Woods and Key and Peele's Keegan-Michael Key. Click here to watch the pilot.
And so here we are, the day of the second season premiere of Comedy Bang! Bang!, the television show based on the funny podcast and former live showcase of the same name. Scott Aukerman and company have managed to take the successful, idiosyncratic style of humor from one medium to another, so much so that IFC is trusting them to put twenty new episodes on the air this season, twice as many as last year. But while some of the characters and impersonations have found their way to the small screen, the element of letting the listener's imagination run wild along with the routines, not to mention the much [...]