"Mike & Molly" is a US sitcom created by Mark Roberts. Chuck Lorre ("Two and a Half Men", "The Big Bang Theory") and Roberts serve as executive producers. Set in Chicago, two overweight people, police officer Mike Biggs (Billy Gardell) and fourth-grade teacher Molly Flynn (Melissa McCarthy), meet at an Overeaters Anonymous group and become an unlikely couple. They have to deal with put-downs from Mike's mother Peggy (Rondi Reed) and his fast-talking partner Carl (Reno Wilson) and Molly's slim dizzy sister Victoria (Katy Mixon) and her eccentric mother Joyce (Swoosie Kurtz). It premiered on Comedy Central in 2010.