Pilot Scoop: Reno 911! Cop to Play Sean Hayes' Boss in NBC's Happiness Comedy

happinessFormer Reno 911! officer Thomas Lennon has joined the cast of NBC’s Sean Hayes-fronted comedy pilot (tentatively titled Happiness), TVLine has learned.

The project, from Better Off Ted creator Victor Fresco, centers on a man (Hayes) attempting to both parent the teenage daughter who just moved in and appease a temperamental  boss.

Lennon will play said temperamental boss.

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The cast also includes sitcom vet Linda Lavin as Hayes’ mom.

Fresco penned the script and will serve as an EP alongside Hayes and Todd Milliner (Hot in Cleveland, Grimm).