Happy Endings returns from a painful two month hiatus tonight, with a pair of beyond hilarious episodes that truly exemplify why this is not only TV's funniest sitcom, but also truly deserving of a fourth season. The network even launched a (somewhat frustrating) Save Happy Endings campaign in anticipation of the return, but like Casey Wilson rightly told me earlier today, any promotion is good promotion.
To celebrate the return of Happy Endings, ETonline rang up the always ah-mah-zing (sorry, had to) actress to find out what lies ahead for Miss. Penny Hartz in her run up to (or run from) the altar and whether her recently announced guest spot on the How I Met Your Mother season finale means we might actually see the title come true!
ETonline: Happy Endings was shuffled around the schedule a lot this season before going on a 2 month hiatus, all the while, you guys were making the show. Was it tough to ignore that and just focus on making the show?
Casey Wilson: From our perspective, for the last two and a half years we've been doing the show, we've always been in a perilous position. We were mid-season and always were moved around, but, thankfully, we've always had such a core group of fans that followed us to every timeslot. We certainly never felt comfortable except for the three weeks we were airing after Modern Family and living the highlife. But what I was impressed with is that everyone's attitude – the writers, the creators, the cast – was to make the best show possible, even if it was just our dads watching it. We had to tune out the changes but at the same time, we were happy not to be canceled. I'm a very glass-half-full person, a la Penny.