Katharine McPhee makes her return to TV in Netflix's Country Comfort. The musician and actress stars in the streamer's new original series that premieres with a 10-episode first season on March 19. It's McPhee's first leading TV role since Scorpion and Smash before that.

Country Comfort: Katharine McPhee's new comedy TV show

Country Comfort is a country music comedy that sees McPhee play "Bailey," an aspiring country singer who by chance stumbles upon a job as a nanny for "Beau," a widower and father of five.

Country Comfort cast: Katharine McPhee and Eddie Cibrian star in the Netflix comedy.

Netflix writes, "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."

Watch Country Comfort trailer plus cast, release date, episodes

Netflix released the official trailer for Country Comfort last month, and it previews the show's blend of comedy, music, family drama, and even hints of romance between "Bailey" and "Beau."

Alongside McPhee as "Bailey," veteran TV actor Eddie Cibrian (CSI: Miami, Sunset Beach) plays "Beau." Eric Balfour and Janet Varney co-star in recurring roles, while the children are played by Ricardo Hurtado, Jamie Martin Mann, Pyper Braun, Shiloh Verrico, and Griffin McIntyre.

Country Comfort: Cast of Katharine McPhee's Netflix Original comedy series (2021).

Country Comfort is a Netflix Original series that debuts with a 10-episode first season on March 19. Tune in for laughs, country music and, finally, a new show for Katharine McPhee fans.

See Katharine McPhee and other stars who've welcomed babies in 2021 here.

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