Pilot News: Psych's James Roday Joins CBS Relationship Comedy Good Session

James Roday CBS Comedy Pilot Good SessionWe have a feeling Psych‘s Gus is going to be very jealous about this one.

James Roday, who has played Shawn for eight seasons of the USA Network buddy-P.I. dramedy, has just booked the male lead on Good Session, CBS’ comedy pilot couples’ counseling.

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Per our sister site Deadline, Roday will play Joel, a high-school guidance counselor who starts attending therapy with wife Lindsay when they can’t decide whether or not to have a baby. The pair quickly learns it has more to discuss.

Last week, Rich Sommer (Mad Men) was cast as Seth, Joel’s best friend from college.

Good Session will be written and executive-produced by John Hamburg (Meet the Parents) and Matthew Miller (666 Park Avenue); Hamburg also will direct the pilot.