Mom star’s next TV series revealed

Jaime Pressly, the Emmy award-winning star of mom, has found her next TV show. Pressly is joining the cast of the second season of Fox’s Welcome to Flatch.

sitcom Welcome to Flatch follows a collection of young adults living in a small town called Flatch in Ohio, while a documentary film crew records their shenanigans. Pressly joins as Barb Flatch, a realtor who makes a comeback to her hometown following a terrible divorce.

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The character’s logline describes Barb as someone who “believes in second chances” and is looking to give the town of Flatch a “glow up.” The first season of Welcome to Flatchwhich consisted of 14 episodes, aired earlier this year in March, while the second season starts next month on September 29.

Pressly joins a solid cast, including American Pie star Seann William Scott, The Kids Are Alright actor Sam Straley, stand-up comedian Chelsea Holmes and Aya Cash, who played the villainous Stormfront in Amazon Prime Videos The Boys.

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Previously, Pressly earned acclaim for her performance in Chuck Lorrie’s TV series mom, which also starred Anna Faris, Sadie Calvano and Oscar winner Allison Janney. Pressly played Jill Kendall, a rich, divorced alcoholic who Faris’ Christy chooses to sponsor after meeting her at an AA meeting.

Pressly featured as a recurring actor in season two of mom before being promoted to the main cast from season three to season eight, which is when the show ended. She earned critical acclaim for her performance and landed a Critics Choice Awards nomination for best supporting actress in a television comedy series in 2021.

This nomination followed an Emmy win in 2007. She won that prestigious prize for her supporting role in the comedy series My Name is Earlin which she played Joy Turner.

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