Scoop: 2 Broke Girls' Nick Zano Cast Opposite Kal Penn in ABC Comedy Pilot Prairie Dogs

Nick Zano Prairie DogsNick Zano (2 Broke Girls, Cougar Town) has landed the co-lead opposite Kal Penn in the ABC comedy pilot Prairie Dogs.

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Penned by That ’70s Show‘s Jackie and Jeff Filgo, the show follows an uncool cubicle worker — aka “prairie dog” — named Neil (Penn) who is the victim of identity theft. Said corporate drone ultimately discovers the thief (Zano) created a much more fulfilling life with his identity than he ever did — and thus he engages the con man to help him improve his prospects.

Zano is currently recurring on 90210.

SNL alumna Michaela Watkins rounds out the cast.

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15 Comments
  1. Hilary says:

    This was an episode of Friends.

  2. David says:

    He’s hot but can’t act.

  3. Kathy K says:

    That was an episode of Friends, when Monica’s identity was stolen she became friends with the theif who was living a better life as “Monica” than the real Monica.

  4. Raykov says:

    That means that Nick won’t stick around in 90210… Poor Naomi – no luck with guys :D

  5. Sam says:

    I love Michaela Watkins! Too bad she’s stuck in a show with two men who’s comedy skills are… questionable.

  6. 902goblow says:

    Oh please – like anyone who matters watches 902whatever.

    Nick has boosted ratings on ‘2 Broke Girls’ with his on-and-off-screen relationship with costar Kat. With Haylie Duff in his rear-view, along with 90210 for which his contract concluded, Nick’s career continues to move with accelerated momentum. GO NICK!

    • Cloudy Knight says:

      This guy was brutally bad on 2 Broke Girls. Awful. Maybe it was the way they wrote the script, but a more boring character would have had to be dead. That character had NO charisma, and I was glad when they wrote him out.

  7. Nick Fan says:

    Oh please – like anyone who matters watches 902whatever.

    Nick has boosted ratings on ‘2 Broke Girls’ with his on-and-off-screen relationship with costar Kat. With Haylie Duff in his rear-view, along with 90210 for which his contract concluded, Nick’s career continues to move with accelerated momentum. GO NICK!

  8. Danielle H says:

    Loved him on 2BG, and wish they had not taken the storyline the way they had and kept him on because it was something special.

  9. Alex says:

    As a dude I aways thought he was funny but he only did love stuff it’s going to be interesting to see him in a group of guys.

  10. Bennett says:

    Does this mean he will no longer be on 2 broke girls?

  11. MadMax says:

    Is he gonna show his abs, thats what really matters!!!!

  12. Mel Markowitz says:

    I met Nick in a store that I work at and the 2 times that I have met him and he is nice person and I wish him the best. He is easy to talk with. He made me feel very comfortable and I would like to wish him the best.

  13. Ummmm..... says:

    Nick Zano as Ryan Goesling
    Kal Penn as Steve Carell
    Prairie Dogs as Crazy, Stupid, Love