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  • ‘Playing House’ Duo Knows How You Should Celebrate New Year’s

    To get you in the mood to binge Seasons 1 and 2 online or on demand, creators/stars/best friends Jessica St. Clair (Emma) and Lennon Parham (Maggie) filmed the message above. “Without saying too much, Maggie and Emma go through a really terrifying time in one of their lives. Lennon and I together went through something last year that was so intense, and I will say confidently that I could not have made it through it without my best friend, Lennon.

  • 'Playing House' Stars Jessica St. Clair and Lennon Parham Will Be 'Taking That Laughing/Crying Ratio to the Next Level in Season 3'

    The real-life best friends tease a serious turn in the USA comedy and discuss how classic sitcoms and their own friendship influence their characters' relationship.

  • Pamela Adlon, Julie Plec, and More Share The Female Friendships on TV That Influenced Them

    From Mary and Rhoda to Sydney and Francie, see who inspired some of the women influencing the next generation of women today.

  • National Best Friends Day: Our TV Picks

    June 8 is National Best Friends Day, and we want to celebrate ours: TV. We asked 16 staffers to tell us which fictional character from a current show they’d genuinely want in their inner circle. Read their picks, then give us yours.

  • 'Playing House' Renewed for Season 3

    Playing House continues to have a home at USA Network. The NBCUniversal-owned cable network has renewed the Jessica St. Clair-Lennon Parham comedy for a third season, The Hollywood Reporter has learned. The news was officially announced Thursday when St. Clair and Parham crashed the Television Critics Association’s winter press tour and prompted a formal announcement during Chris McCumber’s opening remarks.

  • The Best TV Comedies 2015

    It wasn’t a great year for new network sitcoms — there were fewer of them, and they weren’t that good. But for comedy on cable and streaming, it was a mini-bonanza. Here’s my list; as you’ll see, I could not contain it to a mere Top 10. 

  • 'Playing House' Stars Jessica St. Clair and Lennon Parham on That Cliffhanger Finale, Loving Kenny Loggins, and Bosephus's Revenge

    We still can’t accept that this week’s Playing House was the Season 2 finale already — eight episodes is not nearly enough — but at least USA’s utterly charming summer sitcom went out on a high note with a two-parter that included a visit from the legendary Kenny Loggins, the return of the almighty Bosephus… and a surprising dash of romance. Sorry, Bird Bones.) Yahoo TV chatted with Playing House stars/creators Jessica St. Clair (Emma) and Lennon Parham (Maggie) about the huge Mark-Emma cliffhanger they left us dangling on, how they managed to get Kenny Loggins on their show (they stalked him, basically), how St. Clair really feels about Bosephus (she’s not a fan), and what we might see if there’s a Season 3.

  • 'Mr. Robot' and 'Playing House': 2 Reasons to Love the USA (Network)

    I’ll be honest: I haven’t watched a USA series regularly since the heyday of Burn Notice (still love ya, Jeffrey Donovan and Bruce Campbell!). Royal Pains? Cute, but not addictive. Suits?