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Inside the Big-Time Ambitions of 'Big Time in Hollywood, FL'

At first blush, Comedy Central's newest scripted series, Big Time in Hollywood, FL, may seem like another entry into the category of Young Slackers Getting into Wacky Daily Misadventures. But the show's creators, Alex Anfanger and Dan Schimpf, have a much grander scheme in play. With the successful web series Next Time on Lonny under their collective belt, Anfanger and Schimpf set out to finally create a show six years in the making. Big Time is a serialized comedy about two wannabe filmmaker brothers who get caught up in multi-layered plot that forces them into adulthood for the first time in their lives. The show boasts a heavy dose of [...]

Watch the Trailer for Season 2 of the Web Series 'Next Time on Lonny'

Here's the trailer for the second season of Next Time on Lonny, the faux-reality web series created by Alex Anfanger and Dan Schimpf and starring Anfanger. The new season, which is being produced by Ben Stiller via his company Red Hour, will feature big-name guests like Adam Scott, Patton Oswalt, Paul Scheer, Jerry O’Connell, Haley Joel Osment, Kal Penn, Beth Dover, and Jon Daly, some of whom you can see in the trailer. Anfanger and Schimpf also have a TV show in the works. Comedy Central has ordered 10 episode of Big Time in Hollywood, FL, also produced by Stiller via Red Hour.

Watch the Series Premiere of 'Big Time in Hollywood, FL' Two Weeks Early

Last year, Comedy Central ordered ten episodes of a new show from Next Time on Lonny's Alex Anfanger and Dan Schimpf called Big Time in Hollywood, FL about two brothers and aspiring filmmakers who get kicked out of their house. Ahead of Big Time's television debut on March 25th, Comedy Central uploaded the full series premiere episode this week so you can watch it two weeks early. The series is executive produced by Ben Stiller, who also has a big part in the first episode.

Comedy Central Orders Pilot from 'Next Time on Lonny' Creators, Produced by Ben Stiller

Another pair of web video kingpins are making a show for Comedy Central. Following the successes of the Workaholics guys and an upcoming show from the stars/creators of the web series Broad City, Comedy Central has ordered a pilot from Alex Anfanger and Dan Schimpf, the creators of the hit web series Next Time on Lonny, Deadline reports. The single-camera pilot is called Big Time, following two aspiring filmmaker brothers who go on a cinematic journey after being kicked out of their parents' house. Ben Stiller is producing the show via his company Red Hour, and Stephen Tobolowsky and Kathy Baker have been cast as the siblings' parents. [...]

Watch Season 2 of the Web Series 'Next Time on Lonny'

The second season of the hit web series Next Time on Lonny premiered today, with its first three episodes being released online. Created by Alex Anfanger and Dan Schimpf, Next Time on Lonny follows a young dude named Lonny (played by Anfanger) who stars on his own reality show, with the "Next Time On…" clip at the end always taking a surreal turn. The new season of the show was produced by Ben Stiller via his company Red Hour, and the season features appearances from Adam Scott, Patton Oswalt, Paul Scheer, Jerry O’Connell, Haley Joel Osment, Kal Penn, Beth Dover, and Jon Daly.

Check out the next two episodes [...]