‘SNL’s’ Bobby Moynihan to Play Stripping Cop on USA’s ‘Playing House’

Lindsay Sloane, Jason Mantzoukas, Ian Roberts, Andy Daly and John Lutz are also guest starring on the freshman comedy

Last Updated: July 10, 2014 @ 6:58 PM

“Saturday Night Live” player Bobby Moynihan will be guest starring on USA Network’s upcoming comedy, “Playing House.”

Moynihan will play Danny, a self-conscious cop in the Pinebrook police force who has jitters about dancing in front of the town at an upcoming strip-tease charity event.

The actor joined “SNL” in 2008 after nearly a decade with New York City improvisational group Upright Citizens Brigade, which he still performs with.

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His other television credits include guest spots on HBO’s “Girls” and ABC’s “Happy Endings.” He will also be voicing the lead role in the upcoming animated comedy “Chozen” on FX.

Also booked to guest star on the comedy’s freshman season: Lindsay Sloane (“Horrible Bosses”), Jason Mantzoukas (“The League”), Ian Roberts (Upright Citizen Brigade Co-Founder), Andy Daly (“Eastbound and Down”) and John Lutz (“Saturday Night Live”).

Jessica St. Clair and Lennon Parham (“Best Friends Forever”) executive produce and star on “Playing House.”

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It follows Emma (St. Clair) as she leaves her business career abroad and returns to her hometown to help childhood bestie, Maggie (Parham), with her pregnancy after leaving her cheating husband. Meanwhile, Emma has to deal with all the memories and people she left behind more than a decade before.

“Playing House” also stars Keegan-Michael Key. Jane Kaczmarek also appears in a recurring role as Emma’s mother.

Scot Armstrong, Judah Miller and Ravi Nandan also serve as executive producers on the Universal Cable Productions series, which premieres on the USA Network this spring.


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