The story of Jana Schmieding is actually pretty incredible. She was hired as a writer of the Peacock comedy series, 'Rutherford Falls,' after meeting the co-creator on her podcast "Woman of Size." Then, after a few months, the casting call went out for one of the show's leads and guess who got it: Jana. Now, as one of the show's two main stars, Schmieding is showing the comedy world her stuff. And it's good.
Here's more about this story and this rising star from the small town of 'Rutherford.'