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

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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).

Comments (5)

  • They have me interested. I don’t know about the title,

    Comment by Chris Schiffmann (@Cshifty) – February 18, 2013 09:07 AM PDT  Reply To This Post
  • Yeah, the tentative title blows, but Hayes, Lennon, and Fresco make this one a show to look out for this fall.

    Comment by Ryan Schwartz – February 18, 2013 09:52 AM PDT  Reply To This Post
  • Is Sean Hayes gay in the show? Is it basically like Jack gets a child in his teens that’s a female rather than a male?

    Comment by Mark – February 18, 2013 06:26 PM PDT  Reply To This Post
  • Confused – I just read he is doing the new version of the Odd Couple too (and a guest role on Goldbergs). Is there enough time in the day for all this!?

    Comment by jp2 – March 14, 2014 05:22 AM PDT  Reply To This Post
    • This is a story from a year ago.

      Comment by Matt Webb Mitovich – March 14, 2014 06:28 AM PDT  Reply To This Post

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