Yashere, the British comedian born in London to Nigerian parents, is one of four co-creators on the CBS comedy. She also has a scene-stealing guest role in the pilot as Abishola's best friend Kemi. Thanks to her pilot performance, Yashere has been promoted to series regular. As Deadline notes, "Yashere joins an elite group of female writer-performers who star/co-star in the show they have created/co-created. It includes Girls‘ Lena Dunham, Fleabag’s Phoebe Waller-Bridge and Catastrophe‘s Sharon Horgan."