Playing House, your new favorite comedy from Jessica St. Clair and Lennon Parham, doesn't have a very complicated plot description. In fact, it's so uncomplicated USA broke it down to 30 seconds for a cute promo above. But don't let that fool you, the pilot is charming!

The duo that brought you NBC's criminally underrated Best Friends Forever play Emma (St. Clair) and Maggie (Parham), two best friends who come together again for Maggie's baby shower. Tragedy—Maggie's husband is cheating on her…online—strikes and Emma decides to come back to her hometown fulltime and help Maggie reassemble her life and prepare for her baby. They're Playing House. GET IT!?

The video above does a better job of explaining it.

Playing House


Parham recently appeared in Mad Men and the new season of Arrested Development. Her other credits include Accidentally on Purpose, Parks and Recreation and How I Met Your Mother. St. Clair recurred on Veep during its second season and appeared as the bridal shop attendant in Bridesmaids. Her other credits include The Office, Parks and Recreation and Curb Your Enthusasim.

The Playing House cast also includes The Office and Veep veteran Zach Woods, Keegan-Michael Key of Key and Peele, It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia actress Sandy Martin and a bunch of angry raccoons.

Playing House premieres Tuesday, April 29 at 10 p.m.

(E! and USA are both part of the NBCUniversal family.)

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