But, hey, there's a reason I'm that prejudiced: They're hysterical and heart-winning. And the legend continues in Playing House, a straightforward, funny show that doesn't just put female friendship front and center—it highlights its strength as your last line of defense against what life throws at you.

That's a good thing, because what makes Playing Houseso watchable is the same thing that makes Broad Citywatchable: The friendship is totally believable, because the friendship exists in real life.