Holly Robinson Peete to Join “American Housewife” Season 5

Holly Robinson Peete at the Los Angeles Dodgers Foundation Blue Diamond Gala in 2019. Photo by Broadimage/Shutterstock (10309650o)

ABC’s American Housewife is adding to its cast. 

The comedy series has cast Holly Robinson Peete in a major recurring role.

Per Deadline, Peete will play Tami, a close friend of Katie’s (Katy Mixon) before the Ottos moved to Westport. Tami helped new mom Katie a lot, so when Tami relocates to Westport with her eight-year-old daughter, Katie is looking forward to reconnecting with her friend and to returning the favor and helping her out.

Per the official synopsis the comedy series chronicles the daily life of Katie Otto, “a confident, unapologetic wife and mother of three, raises her flawed family in the wealthy town of Westport, Connecticut, filled with perfect’ mommies and their ‘perfect’ offspring.”

The series also stars Diedrich Bader, as husband Greg Otto, and Meg Donnelly and Daniel Dimaggio as the Otto’s teenage daughter and son respectively. 

Peete’s credits includes 21 Jump Street, Hangin’ with Mr. Cooper, and For Your Love.