ABC announced on Thursday that it was
ordering more Happy Endings and its average Joe gay character
played by Adam Pally.
After three outings in its second
season, ABC has ordered six more episodes of the Wednesday night
comedy, increasing the show's second season episode count from 13 to
On the show, Pally plays Max, a
non-stereotypical gay guy who is just one of the guys.
In the season 1 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.
But Ian – or another romantic
interest for Max – has yet to appear so far this year.
Adam Pally says hearing from gay fans is touching.)