Why more TV shows are looking to God for relatable, religious-themed comedy

Source: USA Today

BY , USA TODAY

God is everywhere and in everything — including your favorite comedies.

The unexpected breakout star of winter TV is none other than the Lord himself, whose divine presence is felt in a number of cable and network shows this season.

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Friday (8 ET/PT), Disney Channel airs an episode of coming-of-age dramedy Andi Mack that’s set entirely at a lead character’s bar mitzvah. On Monday, CBS premieres sitcom Living Biblically (9:30 ET/PT), which follows a man named Chip (Jay R. Ferguson) who decides to live his life strictly in accordance with the Bible after his best friend dies and wife Leslie (Lindsey Kraft) becomes pregnant.

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