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 [...]
Jessica St. Clair and Lennon Parham met over a decade ago while studying at the UCB Theatre in New York, and they instantly became best friends. Since then, the comedy partners have translated their real-life best friendship into several unique fictional ones for TV and podcasts. In 2012, they starred in their unfortunately short-lived NBC sitcom Best Friends Forever as childhood friends also named Jessica and Lennon, and the ladies appear semi-regularly on the podcast Comedy Bang! Bang! as fan-favorite characters, intern Marissa Wompler (St. Clair) and her highly-unauthorized faculty mentor Miss Listler (Parham).
This week, St. Clair and Parham return to TV in their new show Playing House on USA. [...]
Here's a clip from Lennon Parham and Jessica St. Clair's new USA series Playing House, which premieres April 29th. It features Key & Peele's Keegan-Michael Key, who's also a regular on the show, in case you needed another reason to watch.