Playing House will take on Jessica St. Clair’s real-life battle with cancer

USA’s Playing House is usually a pretty light show, mostly serving as a platform for stars Lennon Parham and Jessica St. Clair to crack each other up with increasingly tortured takes on the English language. Its next season is set to get at least a little more serious, though, with St. Clair revealing today that it’ll…

Scene-stealers and familiar faces: A field guide to 19 of today’s best character actors

Who: An actor who holds the rare distinction of not only emerging unscathed from the maudlin slog-fest Crash, but actually looking better for his involvement in it. Peña’s breakout performance as a working-class father trying to protect his daughter let him showcase what he does best: Bring personality and…

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Playing House: “Hello, Old Friend”/“Sleepless in Pinebrook”

What’s particularly amazing about Playing House is how comfortable it feels. It’s the same reason it has this dedicated fan base of Jammers who pleaded with USA to renew the show after its lovely first season. USA made sure to keep fans dangling for as long as possible, axing other shows (R.I.P. Benched) before giving …