"Happyish" (TV show) is a comedy series on Showtime that stars Academy Award winner Steve Coogan ("Night at the Museum: Secret of the Tomb"), Kathryn Hahn ("Revolutionary Road") and Bradley Whitford ("Trophy Wife," "The West Wing").

The series is a dark examination of our pursuit of happiness, a pursuit that might just be the very thing causing our unhappiness in the first place. Thom Payne (Coogan) is 42, his new bosses at work are half his age and they say the words "digital" and "social" far too often. His mentor and boss, Jonathan (Whitford) tells him to "rebrand" himself, his corporate headhunter tells him happiness is a myth, and Thom's not sure if his Viagra will interfere with his Prozac, or vice versa. Acclaimed actress Kathryn Hahn stars as Lee Payne, Thom's wife, who is looking for a larger goal, a purpose, a meaning. Good luck with that. Happiness? In this world? Happiness after all is pretty high bar; in a world as absurd as ours, maybe the best anyone can hope for is happyish.

Created, written and executive produced by author and "This American Life" contributor Shalom Auslander, "Happyish" was developed by Ken Kwapis, who executive produces, and Alexandra Beattie, who co-executive produces, under their In Cahoots banner. John Cameron Mitchell ("Hedwig and the Angry Inch") directed the pilot. Philip Seymour Hoffman also executive produces under his Cooperstown Productions banner.


Network: Showtime
Genre: Comedy
Runtime: 30 mins.
Premiere Date: April 26, 2015
Seasons: 1
Production Companies:
In Cahoots
Cooperstown Productions

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