Katharine McPhee to star in Netflix’s Country Comfort
James R | On 31, Jan 2020
Katharine McPhee is heading from Broadway to Netflix for new comedy series Country Comfort.
The Waitress the musical star will play Bailey, a young country singer whose career and personal life get derailed. So she takes a job as a nanny for a rugged cowboy named Beau (Eddie Cibrian) and his five children. With a never-give up attitude and loads of Southern charm, this newbie-nanny is able to navigate the family dynamics and be the mother figure they’ve been missing. To her surprise, Bailey also gets the band she’s been missing in this musically talented family who help get her back on the road to stardom.
Joining McPhee and Cibrian (Take Two, RoseWood) are Ricardo Hurtado (Malibu Rescue), Jamie Martin Mann, Pyper Braun, Shiloh Verrico (Here Today, Crown Vic) and Griffin McIntyre.
Netflix has ordered 10 episodes of the multi-cam series created by Caryn Lucas (The Nanny, Miss Congeniality). Kelly Park (Family Reunion, Alexa & Katie) will direct the series.