Happyish weighs on my chest like a brick. I like it and I don’t like it. It makes me happy to see my problems reflected on TV, to know I don’t struggle alone, while making me unhappy that we’re all such self-absorbed assholes. 1,531 more words
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Shalom Auslander was at his home in Woodstock, NY when Showtime president David Nevins called to talk about developing his new show, Happyish.
He asked Auslander, a TV newbie, where he planned to set up his writing room. 488 more words
The most ubiquitous woman on television now has a leading role to call her own.
Kathryn Hahn made her mark in supporting roles on everything from… 1,362 more words
Shalom Auslander has none of the standard qualifications for being a showrunner. He doesn’t like to be around a lot of people. He doesn’t like working in a big city. 1,331 more words
Joy may be an elusive quality, but Happyish, Showtime’s new middle-aged comedy, certainly has a bead on anger. The series opens with Thom Payne (Steve Coogan) going on a full-throated rant about the absurdity of the pursuit of happiness, capping it off with a big “f–k you” to Thomas Jefferson, and a middle finger directed right at the camera. 521 more words
Check out the first promo that Showtime has released for their upcoming new series Happyish, starring Oscar and Golden Globe-nominee Steve Coogan, which can be seen down below! 154 more words