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.
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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. [...]