ABC announced Friday that it was
keeping Happy Endings and its average Joe gay character played
by Adam Pally.
to Nikki Finke's Deadline
Hollywood, the midseason comedy will return for a second
“This is not a surprise as the
ensemble relationship comedy has had big support internally at the
network,” the website reported.
However, at least one site, TV
By The Numbers, questioned the show's chances of renewal,
putting it in the “toss up” range for being picked up by the
network for a second season.
On the show, Pally plays Max, a
non-stereotypical gay guy who is just one of the guys.
In the recent episode titled You've
Got Male, Max organizes a protest against a big coffee chain's
entry into the neighborhood – he objects to the neighborhood's
gentrification, which can only lead to families – only to pull back
after he realizes that he's dating the store's owner, Ian, played by
And while a kiss between Max and Ian
was never broadcast, the show delivered on a possible romantic
interest for its cuddlesome gay guy.