Kether Donohue Joins ABC Comedy 'Happy Accident'

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As FXX critical darling You're the Worst wraps up its final season, breakout Kether Donohue has lined up her next act.

The actress has been tapped to co-star in ABC comedy pilot Happy Accident.

The single-camera comedy revolves around two Pittsburgh families — a father (Veep's Matt Walsh) with three adult daughters (JoAnna Garcia Swisher will play the eldest) and a hotel lounge singer (Vanessa Williams) with her med student son — who are forced together after a decades-old secret is revealed.

Donohue will play Danielle Bennett, Bud's (Walsh) middle child. The character is a single mother who is described as emotionally sloppy, neurotic, dedicated to her neofeminist politics to the point of self-defeating exhaustion.

Donohue has been a regular on all five seasons of You're the Worst, earning a Critics' Choice Award for her role as hot mess Lindsay Jillian. She also had a key role as Jan in Fox's Emmy-winning Grease Live and recurred on L.A. to Vegas. She is repped by ICM Partners, Authentic Talent & Literary Management and Jackoway Tyerman.

Happy Accident hails from Modern Family writers Jon Pollack and Abraham Higginbotham, who will executive produce alongside pilot director Kat Coiro. The potential series is a co-production (for now, until the studios merge) between 20th Century Fox TV and ABC Studios.

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